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North Korea 'test fires' ballistic missile

North Korea 'test fires' ballistic missile Fri, 28 Apr, 2017

North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile from an area north of Pyongyang Saturday, a news agency report said, but it failed seconds after it was launched.
Macedonian police fire stun grenades after protesters storm parliament

Macedonian police fire stun grenades after protesters storm parliament Thu, 27 Apr, 2017

Macedonian police fired stun grenades on Thursday evening to disperse protesters outside the parliament and clear the way for the evacuation of lawmakers still in the building.
Merkel, May draw Brexit battle lines

Merkel, May draw Brexit battle lines Thu, 27 Apr, 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday accused the other 27 EU countries of lining up to oppose Britain over Brexit after Germany's Angela Merkel said the UK should have no "illusions" over the exit process.
Turkish army, Kurdish militia exchange fire across Syria border

Turkish army, Kurdish militia exchange fire across Syria border Wed, 26 Apr, 2017

Turkey's military outposts on the border with Syria came under fire from Kurdish militia across the frontier, the army said on Wednesday, a day after Turkish warplanes bombed groups in northeastern Syria and Iraq affiliated to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).
North Korea stages large-scale artillery drill as U.S. submarine docks in South

North Korea stages large-scale artillery drill as U.S. submarine docks in South Tue, 25 Apr, 2017

Nuclear-armed North Korea on Tuesday marked a military anniversary with a massive conventional firing drill, Seoul said, as a US guided-missile submarine docked in South Korea amid tensions over Pyongyang's weapons ambitions.
Thai man broadcasts daughter's murder live on Facebook

Thai man broadcasts daughter's murder live on Facebook Tue, 25 Apr, 2017

A Thai man filmed himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in two video clips posted on Facebook before committing suicide, police said on Tuesday.
Maoist rebels kill at least 25 Indian paramilitary soldiers

Maoist rebels kill at least 25 Indian paramilitary soldiers Mon, 24 Apr, 2017

Maoist rebels killed at least 25 Indian paramilitary soldiers and injured six others in their stronghold in central India on Monday in one of the worst attacks on the country's security forces in recent years, police said.
Hollande urges French voters to block Le Pen

Hollande urges French voters to block Le Pen Mon, 24 Apr, 2017

 French President Francois Hollande on Monday urged voters to reject far-right leader Marine Le Pen in next month's presidential runoff against pro-EU candidate Emmanuel Macron.
US blacklists 271 Syrian chemists, other experts over sarin attack

US blacklists 271 Syrian chemists, other experts over sarin attack Mon, 24 Apr, 2017

The US government put 271 Syrian chemists and other officials on its financial blacklist Monday, punishing them for their role in the deadly chemical weapons attack on a rebel-held town in early April.
France votes for new president amid high security

France votes for new president amid high security Sun, 23 Apr, 2017

France voted Sunday under heavy security in the first round of the most unpredictable presidential election in decades, with the outcome seen as vital for the future of the beleaguered European Union.
Hundreds more join Mosul exodus as Iraqi forces retake two more western districts

Hundreds more join Mosul exodus as Iraqi forces retake two more western districts Sat, 22 Apr, 2017

Pushing carts loaded with bags, babies and the elderly, hundreds of people fled Mosul on Saturday after Iraqi forces retook two more districts in the west of the city from Islamic State.
Over 100 killed, wounded in Taliban attack on Afghan military base

Over 100 killed, wounded in Taliban attack on Afghan military base Sat, 22 Apr, 2017

More than 100 Afghan soldiers were killed and wounded in a Taliban attack on an army base in northern Afghanistan, the defence ministry said Saturday, the latest in a string of deadly assaults against Afghan military sites.
Venezuela braces for new protest in wave of unrest

Venezuela braces for new protest in wave of unrest Sat, 22 Apr, 2017

Venezuela braced for new marches Saturday against President Nicolas Maduro, after the death toll climbed to 20 in three weeks of violence at protests demanding the leftist leader's ouster.
Policeman and suspected gunman shot dead in Paris gun battle

Policeman and suspected gunman shot dead in Paris gun battle Thu, 20 Apr, 2017

One policeman was killed and two others wounded in a shooting incident in central Paris on Thursday night, police and the interior ministry said.
Suspected meningitis epidemic kills 745 in Nigeria

Suspected meningitis epidemic kills 745 in Nigeria Wed, 19 Apr, 2017

A meningitis outbreak in Nigeria has killed 745 people, an increase of more than 50 percent in barely a week, officials said Wednesday, sounding the alarm over the feared epidemic.

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Venezuelan women protest against President Maduro

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Protesters Storm Macedonia Parliament

Macedonian police fired stun grenades on Thursday evening to disperse protesters outside the parliament and clear the way for the evacuation of lawmak ...

UK parliament terror attack

Four people were killed and 20 injured in a "terrorist" attack at the gates of British democracy Wednesday when a man mowed down pedestrians, then sta ...

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