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Dutch parliament recognizes 1915 Armenian massacre as genocide

Dutch parliament recognizes 1915 Armenian massacre as genocide Thu, 22 Feb, 2018

The Dutch parliament on Thursday passed a motion recognizing as genocide the massacre of as many as 1.5 million Armenians in 1915, although the government said it would not become official policy of the Netherlands.
Haiti suspends Oxfam's operating right amid misconduct probe

Haiti suspends Oxfam's operating right amid misconduct probe Thu, 22 Feb, 2018

Haiti has temporarily revoked Oxfam's authorization to operate in the Caribbean country after allegations of sexual misconduct by some of the British charity's staff there, Planning and External Cooperation Minister Aviol Fleurant said on Thursday.
Netanyahu says Israel could act against Iran's 'empire'

Netanyahu says Israel could act against Iran's 'empire' Sun, 18 Feb, 2018

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel would act against Iran, not just its allies in the Middle East, if needed, reiterating his country's position that Tehran was the world's greatest threat.
EU calls for renewed Syria peace efforts

EU calls for renewed Syria peace efforts Thu, 15 Feb, 2018

EU foreign ministers voiced concern at developments in Syria on Thursday, calling for a renewal of UN-led efforts to end the conflict.
Borneo orangutans dying off as forests are lost: study

Borneo orangutans dying off as forests are lost: study Thu, 15 Feb, 2018

The population of orangutans in Borneo has plummeted by more than half since 1999 -- nearly 150,000 of the apes -- largely due to chopping down forests for logging, paper, palm oil and mining, researchers said Thursday.
Trump avoids talk of gun curbs after Florida school shooting

Trump avoids talk of gun curbs after Florida school shooting Thu, 15 Feb, 2018

President Donald Trump vowed Thursday to make mental health a priority after a "disturbed" teenager with a firearms obsession sowed carnage at a Florida high school, while avoiding any mention of gun curbs to stem America's scourge of mass shootings.
El Salvador releases woman jailed over abortion

El Salvador releases woman jailed over abortion Thu, 15 Feb, 2018

A Salvadoran woman serving a 30-year jail sentence for having an abortion was released from prison on Thursday on the orders of the Supreme Court, her lawyer said.
Zuma quits as President of South Africa

Zuma quits as President of South Africa Wed, 14 Feb, 2018

Jacob Zuma resigned as President of South Africa on Wednesday, heeding orders by the ruling African National Congress (ANC) to bring an end to his nine scandal-plagued years in power.
Syrian militia says large number of IS foreign fighters held

Syrian militia says large number of IS foreign fighters held Mon, 12 Feb, 2018

The Syrian Kurdish militia partnering with the U.S-led coalition to fight Islamic State militants said Monday that it is holding a "huge number" of foreign fighters in Syria and none of their home countries want them back.

Syrian frontline town divides NATO allies Turkey and U.S.

Syrian frontline town divides NATO allies Turkey and U.S. Mon, 12 Feb, 2018

A dispute between Turkey and the United States over control of a north Syrian town has put the NATO allies on opposing sides of the conflict's front line, deepening a diplomatic rift ahead of a visit to Turkey by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
71 feared dead in Russian passenger plane crash

71 feared dead in Russian passenger plane crash Sun, 11 Feb, 2018

A Russian passenger plane carrying 71 people crashed outside Moscow on Sunday after taking off from the capital's Domodedovo airport, officials and local media said.
Death toll soars as Syria regime pounds rebel enclave

Death toll soars as Syria regime pounds rebel enclave Wed, 07 Feb, 2018

Renewed government strikes killed 32 civilians on Wednesday in a rebel-held enclave near Damascus, where overwhelmed medics were still treating survivors of the Syrian conflict's bloodiest day in months.
Trump continues to cast some immigrants as criminals

Trump continues to cast some immigrants as criminals Wed, 07 Feb, 2018

Making his case for tighter border security, President Donald Trump has repeatedly linked immigration to criminality, highlighting immigrant gang violence, calling family reunification a national security threat and bemoaning the death of a pro football player involved in a car accident with a man living in the country illegally.
Merkel clinches German coalition govt deal, hurdle remains

Merkel clinches German coalition govt deal, hurdle remains Wed, 07 Feb, 2018

Chancellor Angela Merkel finally reached a deal Wednesday to form a new German coalition government, handing the powerful finance ministry to the country's main center-left party in an agreement aimed at ending months of political gridlock.
Maldives president back in control as court reverses ruling

Maldives president back in control as court reverses ruling Wed, 07 Feb, 2018

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen appeared Wednesday to have gained the upper hand in a bitter power struggle after a diminished Supreme Court reinstated the convictions of high-profile political dissidents including the exiled leader of the opposition.
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