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Mexico voices 'worry and irritation' to Trump envoys

Mexico voices 'worry and irritation' to Trump envoys Thu, 23 Feb, 2017

 Senior Mexican officials on Thursday expressed "worry and irritation" about U.S. policies during a visit by two of President Donald Trump's top envoys, who in turn sought to cool tempers after weeks of tension between the neighbors.
South Sudan suffering 'man-made' famine

South Sudan suffering 'man-made' famine Mon, 20 Feb, 2017

South Sudan on Monday declared famine in some parts of the country, with more than three years of war leaving nearly five million hungry in what aid groups called a "man-made" tragedy.
11 family members dead in rebel push on IS Syria bastion

11 family members dead in rebel push on IS Syria bastion Mon, 20 Feb, 2017

Eleven members of the same family were killed on Monday as Turkey-backed Syrian rebels advanced on the town of Al-Bab held by Islamic State jihadists, a monitoring group said.
Powers push for ceasefire, weapons withdrawal in eastern Ukraine

Powers push for ceasefire, weapons withdrawal in eastern Ukraine Sat, 18 Feb, 2017

Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine agreed on Saturday to use their influence to implement a ceasefire and the withdrawal of heavy weapons from Monday in eastern Ukraine.
'Blind sheikh' convicted in 1993 World Trade bombing dies in U.S. prison

'Blind sheikh' convicted in 1993 World Trade bombing dies in U.S. prison Sat, 18 Feb, 2017

Omar Abdel-Rahman, the extremist Muslim cleric known as "the blind sheikh" convicted of conspiracy in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and planning more attacks as part of a "war of urban terrorism" in the United States, died on Saturday in a North Carolina prison, authorities said.
DR Congo urged to break crisis 'impasse' by UN, AU, EU

DR Congo urged to break crisis 'impasse' by UN, AU, EU Thu, 16 Feb, 2017

The international community on Thursday urged government and opposition parties in Democratic Republic of Congo to restart deadlocked talks to set up a transition regime ahead of elections due late this year.
Colombia, ELN announce first accord at peace talks

Colombia, ELN announce first accord at peace talks Thu, 16 Feb, 2017

Colombia's government and the country's last active rebel force announced a preliminary agreement in their work toward a permanent ceasefire at peace talks on Thursday.
Islamic State suicide bombing at Pakistan shrine kills 75

Islamic State suicide bombing at Pakistan shrine kills 75 Thu, 16 Feb, 2017

 An Islamic State suicide bomber struck inside a famed shrine in southern Pakistan on Thursday, killing at least 75 people in the deadliest attack in the country in more than two years.
Huge Baghdad car bomb kills at least 52

Huge Baghdad car bomb kills at least 52 Thu, 16 Feb, 2017

A powerful car bomb ripped through a used car market in the south of Iraq's capital Thursday, killing more than 50 people in the deadliest such attack this year, officials said.
Syrian opposition wants Geneva talks on political transition

Syrian opposition wants Geneva talks on political transition Wed, 15 Feb, 2017

The main Syrian opposition body said on Wednesday it wanted face-to-face negotiations with the Damascus government about a political transition at peace talks that are due to begin in Geneva next week.
MSF urges aid access in Yemen

MSF urges aid access in Yemen Wed, 15 Feb, 2017

Doctors Without Borders on Wednesday urged all warring parties in Yemen to allow aid deliveries, saying it had treated more than 55,000 people wounded during a Saudi-led intervention in the country.
Ukraine declares state of energy emergency

Ukraine declares state of energy emergency Wed, 15 Feb, 2017

Ukraine on Wednesday announced a state of emergency for its energy sector that could result in rolling blackouts as officials try to sharply curtail electricity use by consumers.
Baghdad suicide car bomb kills nine

Baghdad suicide car bomb kills nine Wed, 15 Feb, 2017

A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle in a Shiite majority neighbourhood of Baghdad on Wednesday, killing at least nine people, an interior ministry official said.
North Korean leader's half-brother murdered in Malaysia

North Korean leader's half-brother murdered in Malaysia Tue, 14 Feb, 2017

 The estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been murdered in Malaysia, a South Korean government source said on Tuesday.
Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns

Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns Tue, 14 Feb, 2017

Donald Trump's national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned amid controversy over his contacts with the Russian government, a first stunning departure from the president's inner circle less than a month after his inauguration.

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Barack and Michelle Obama give final Christmas message

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From Beijing to Berlin, star gazers around the world admired the supermoon - the largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades - as it made its ...

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2017 will be a challenging year for Saudi Arabia, who is losing its leadership in the Middle East and faces looming economic challenges stemming from ...

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