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Sydney, Hong Kong kick off 2019 parties with dazzling fireworks

Sydney, Hong Kong kick off 2019 parties with dazzling fireworks Tue, 01 Jan, 2019

Sydney and Hong Kong put on stunning fireworks displays to welcome to the New Year, among the first in a wave of celebrations for billions around the world.
Yemen rebels slam WFP for 'rotten' food aid

Yemen rebels slam WFP for 'rotten' food aid Tue, 01 Jan, 2019

Yemen's Huthi rebels on Tuesday rejected UN accusations of selling aid meant for civilians, slamming the World Food Programme (WFP) for sending "rotten food" to the war-torn country.
Volatile DR Congo votes after two-year delay

Volatile DR Congo votes after two-year delay Sun, 30 Dec, 2018

Presidential elections that will shape the future of one of Africa's biggest and most unstable countries were underway in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday after a two-year delay.
Bangladesh probes vote rigging allegations in election hit by violence

Bangladesh probes vote rigging allegations in election hit by violence Sun, 30 Dec, 2018

Bangladesh's Election Commission is investigating allegations of vote rigging coming from across the country on Sunday, a spokesman told Reuters, as polling for a general election marred by violence drew to a close.
Thousands protest against Serbian president

Thousands protest against Serbian president Sun, 30 Dec, 2018

Serbians protested against President Aleksandar Vucic and his ruling Serbian Progressive Party in downtown Belgrade.
Peru demolishes mausoleum holding dead Shining Path rebels

Peru demolishes mausoleum holding dead Shining Path rebels Sun, 30 Dec, 2018

Peruvian authorities on Saturday demolished a mausoleum holding eight Shining Path rebels killed during prison massacres more than three decades ago and relocated their remains to a cemetery in a northern part of Lima.
Taliban dismiss Afghanistan's peace talks offer

Taliban dismiss Afghanistan's peace talks offer Sun, 30 Dec, 2018

 The Taliban have rejected Kabul's offer of talks next month in Saudi Arabia where the militants, fighting to restore strict Islamic law in Afghanistan, will meet U.S. officials to further peace efforts, a Taliban leader said on Sunday.
Turkey vows no slowdown in fight against IS after U.S. pullout from Syria

Turkey vows no slowdown in fight against IS after U.S. pullout from Syria Tue, 25 Dec, 2018

Turkey vowed on Monday that the fight against Islamic State would not be slowed by the U.S. withdrawal from Syria, where Ankara-backed rebels reinforced their positions around the potential flashpoint town of Manbij.
Indonesian rescuers use drones, sniffer dogs as tsunami death toll tops 400

Indonesian rescuers use drones, sniffer dogs as tsunami death toll tops 400 Tue, 25 Dec, 2018

Indonesian rescuers on Tuesday used drones and sniffer dogs to search for survivors along the devastated west coast of Java hit by a tsunami that killed at least 429 people, warning more victims are expected to be uncovered as the search expands.

10,500 arrests ahead of Bangladesh poll: opposition

10,500 arrests ahead of Bangladesh poll: opposition Tue, 25 Dec, 2018

Bangladesh police have arrested more than 10,500 opposition activists in a crackdown ahead of elections this week, opposition parties said Tuesday.
Clashes erupt as Sudanese march on presidential palace

Clashes erupt as Sudanese march on presidential palace Tue, 25 Dec, 2018

Police used tear gas and fired in the air Tuesday to disperse thousands of protesters attempting to march on the presidential palace to demand that Omar Bashir, Sudan's president of 29 years, step down, according to activists and video clips posted online.
Suicide attack on Libya foreign ministry kills at least three

Suicide attack on Libya foreign ministry kills at least three Tue, 25 Dec, 2018

Suicide attackers stormed the Libyan foreign ministry in the capital Tripoli on Tuesday, killing at least three people including a senior civil servant, the authorities said.
Death toll climbs to 222 in Indonesia tsunami

Death toll climbs to 222 in Indonesia tsunami Sun, 23 Dec, 2018

A tsunami killed at least 222 people and injured hundreds on the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra following an underwater landslide believed caused by the erupting Anak Krakatau volcano, officials and media said.
Hamas rejects Abbas plan to dissolve Palestinian parliament

Hamas rejects Abbas plan to dissolve Palestinian parliament Sun, 23 Dec, 2018

Hamas on Sunday denounced Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's plan to dissolve the largely defunct Palestinian parliament that it controls, calling it a move to "serve his partisan interests".
Head of UN monitors arrives in Yemen's rebel-held Sanaa

Head of UN monitors arrives in Yemen's rebel-held Sanaa Sun, 23 Dec, 2018

The head of the UN team tasked with monitoring a fragile ceasefire in Yemen's port city of Hodeida arrived in the rebel-held capital Sanaa on Sunday.
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