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Iran executes eight over deadly IS attacks in Tehran

Iran executes eight over deadly IS attacks in Tehran Sat, 07 Jul, 2018

Iran has executed eight people convicted over two deadly attacks claimed by the Islamic State group in Tehran last year, the judiciary's news agency said Saturday.
At least 27 killed, 47 missing as torrential rain pounds Japan

At least 27 killed, 47 missing as torrential rain pounds Japan Sat, 07 Jul, 2018

At least 47 people were missing and five were in a critical condition as torrential rain that has killed 27 people pounds western and central Japan, public broadcaster NHK said on Saturday, with more than 1.6 million people evacuated from their homes.
Islamist militants attack African military base in Mali, at least six dead

Islamist militants attack African military base in Mali, at least six dead Fri, 29 Jun, 2018

 Islamist militants armed with rockets and explosives raided the headquarters of an African military taskforce in central Mali, leaving at least six people dead on Friday, a spokesman for the force said.
Israeli forces kill two Palestinians in Gaza border protests

Israeli forces kill two Palestinians in Gaza border protests Fri, 29 Jun, 2018

Israeli forces shot and killed two Palestinians, one of them a 14-year-old boy, and wounded 415 others with live fire and tear gas during protests along the Gaza border on Friday, Gaza health officials said.
Hezbollah denies 8 fighters killed in Yemen

Hezbollah denies 8 fighters killed in Yemen Fri, 29 Jun, 2018

Lebanon's Hezbollah on Friday denied that any of its fighters were killed in Yemen after claims by the Saudi-led coalition that it killed eight of its members there.
Hardline eastern EU members crow victory over migrant deal

Hardline eastern EU members crow victory over migrant deal Fri, 29 Jun, 2018

Four eastern EU states which have all taken a tough anti-migrant stance crowed victory on Friday over a controversial deal dropping the bloc's mandatory quota system in favour of measures designed to stem the influx of asylum seekers.
Fighting in Syria's south escalates, displaces 50,000 people

Fighting in Syria's south escalates, displaces 50,000 people Tue, 26 Jun, 2018

Fighting escalated in southern Syria as government forces on Tuesday pushed deeper into rebel-held territories in Daraa province in a weeklong offensive that the United Nations estimates has displaced up to 50,000 people.
Macedonia president refuses to sign Greece name deal

Macedonia president refuses to sign Greece name deal Tue, 26 Jun, 2018

Macedonia's president on Tuesday refused to sign a historic deal with Greece to rename his country the Republic of North Macedonia, after parliament ratified the accord.
Eritrea's top diplomat in Ethiopia for historic talks

Eritrea's top diplomat in Ethiopia for historic talks Tue, 26 Jun, 2018

Ethiopia rolled out the red carpet for Eritrea's top diplomat on Tuesday as the two nations took the next step in a historic initiative aimed at ending decades of conflict and hostility.

US Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban

US Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban Tue, 26 Jun, 2018

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Donald Trump's controversial travel ban restricting entry to people from five Muslim-majority countries, delivering the president a major victory in a tortuous legal battle.
Uber gets London licence back for 15 months

Uber gets London licence back for 15 months Tue, 26 Jun, 2018

Uber won a legal bid on Tuesday to restore its operating license in London after a judge overturned an earlier decision and granted the ride-hailing app a 15-month permit.
86 killed in central Nigeria as farmers, herders clash

86 killed in central Nigeria as farmers, herders clash Mon, 25 Jun, 2018

 Muslim herders and Christian farmers, with one report citing police saying 86 people were killed. The growing conflict by some accounts has become deadlier than Nigeria's Boko Haram extremist insurgency.
Turkey's Erdogan wins sweeping new powers after election victory

Turkey's Erdogan wins sweeping new powers after election victory Mon, 25 Jun, 2018

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan won sweeping new executive powers on Monday after his victory in landmark elections that also saw his Islamist-rooted AK Party and its nationalist allies secure a majority in parliament.
'Several killed' in blast at Ethiopian PM's rally

'Several killed' in blast at Ethiopian PM's rally Sat, 23 Jun, 2018

Several people were killed Saturday in a blast at new Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's first rally in the capital attended by tens of thousands of people, state media reported.
Thousands flee as regime steps up shelling in south Syria

Thousands flee as regime steps up shelling in south Syria Thu, 21 Jun, 2018

Thousands of civilians have fled "intensified" regime bombardments of rebel-held areas in southern Syria in the past three days, a monitor said Thursday, as fears mount of a full-blown assault.
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