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ICC says South Africa should have arrested al-Bashir

ICC says South Africa should have arrested al-Bashir Thu, 06 Jul, 2017

War crimes judges ruled Thursday that South Africa flouted its duties to the International Criminal Court in 2015 by failing to arrest visiting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, wanted on genocide charges.
Congo requests financial support from donors amid economic crisis

Congo requests financial support from donors amid economic crisis Thu, 06 Jul, 2017

Democratic Republic of Congo's government has formally requested financial support from international donors as it confronts a worsening economic crisis, a letter seen by Reuters on Thursday showed.
More than 5,500 buildings in Mosul's Old City need repair, U.N. says

More than 5,500 buildings in Mosul's Old City need repair, U.N. says Thu, 06 Jul, 2017

The offensive to retake Mosul from Islamic State has damaged thousands of structures in the historic Old City and destroyed nearly 500 buildings, satellite imagery released by the United Nations on Thursday showed.
123 dead, more than 100 injured in Pakistan oil tanker fire

123 dead, more than 100 injured in Pakistan oil tanker fire Sun, 25 Jun, 2017

At least 123 people were killed and scores injured in a fire that erupted after an oil tanker overturned in central Pakistan early Sunday and crowds rushed to collect fuel, an official said.
Albania votes with EU accession talks in mind

Albania votes with EU accession talks in mind Sun, 25 Jun, 2017

Albania votes in a parliamentary election on Sunday with Socialist Prime Minister Edi Rama hoping to boost his grip on power and lead the Balkan country into talks on European Union accession.
Syria says Israel strike kills civilians

Syria says Israel strike kills civilians Sat, 24 Jun, 2017

Israel said on Saturday it had targeted Syrian military installations after shells landed in the occupied Golan Heights but a Syrian military source said the Israeli strikes killed some civilians. 
Eight killed, five missing in Colombia coal mine blast

Eight killed, five missing in Colombia coal mine blast Sat, 24 Jun, 2017

An explosion at an illegal coal mine in central Colombia killed at least eight people, as rescuers scrambled to find five others still missing, authorities said Saturday, updating earlier figures.
Mali relaunches beleaguered peace process

Mali relaunches beleaguered peace process Sat, 24 Jun, 2017

Mali's government and armed groups which signed a 2015 peace deal have relaunched talks aimed at speeding up its implementation after several delays.

15 dead, scores missing hours after landslide buries Chinese village

15 dead, scores missing hours after landslide buries Chinese village Sat, 24 Jun, 2017

 Fifteen people were killed in a landslide in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Saturday and about 100 were believed to be still buried in the debris and feared dead, state media said.
Colombia's ELN rebels free two kidnapped Dutch reporters

Colombia's ELN rebels free two kidnapped Dutch reporters Sat, 24 Jun, 2017

Rebels with Colombia's National Liberation Army (ELN) group have freed two Dutch journalists snatched days ago in the country's northeast, officials said Saturday.
Raging Portugal forest fires kill dozens

Raging Portugal forest fires kill dozens Sun, 18 Jun, 2017

Ragingforest fires in Portugal have killed more than 60 people, many burnt to death in their cars, the government said Sunday, in the country's worst such disaster in recent history.
Syria army declares 48-hour truce in southern city

Syria army declares 48-hour truce in southern city Sat, 17 Jun, 2017

Syria's army on Saturday declared a 48-hour ceasefire in the southern city of Daraa, bringing a cautious calm after days of heavy fighting.
US fighter jet deal, ship visit show military links to Qatar

US fighter jet deal, ship visit show military links to Qatar Thu, 15 Jun, 2017

A deal between the United States and Qatar for F-15 fighter jets and a visit to Doha by two American warships on Thursday showed the vital military links Washington maintains with a country now in a dispute with several other Arab nations.
Shabaab restaurant assault leaves 18 dead in Mogadishu

Shabaab restaurant assault leaves 18 dead in Mogadishu Thu, 15 Jun, 2017

A suicide car bombing and armed assault by six Shabaab militants on two neighbouring restaurants in Somalia's capital Mogadishu ended Thursday morning with at least 18 dead, the government said.
Bangladesh steps up search for landslide victims

Bangladesh steps up search for landslide victims Thu, 15 Jun, 2017

Emergency workers in Bangladesh on Thursday stepped up the search for victims of the country's worst ever landslides, with mounting claims that the disaster was made worse by unchecked development.

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Venezuelan women protest against President Maduro

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Protesters Storm Macedonia Parliament

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UK parliament terror attack

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