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IS death toll hits 90 from huge US bomb in Afghanistan

IS death toll hits 90 from huge US bomb in Afghanistan Sat, 15 Apr, 2017

Afghan authorities Saturday reported a jump in fatalities from the American military's largest non-nuclear bomb, declaring some 90 Islamic State fighters dead, as US-led ground forces sought to advance on their mountain hideouts.
Warplanes strike Syrian town hit by chemical attack

Warplanes strike Syrian town hit by chemical attack Sat, 08 Apr, 2017

Warplanes on Saturday struck the Syrian town where a chemical attack had killed scores of people earlier this week, as Turkey warned that a retaliatory U.S. missile strike on a Syrian air base would only be "cosmetic" if greater efforts are not made to remove President Bashar Assad from power. 

Fresh Gaza protests after Palestinian pay cut

Fresh Gaza protests after Palestinian pay cut Sat, 08 Apr, 2017

Fresh protests against civil service pay cuts broke out in Gaza on Saturday, as pressure builds on Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas to tackle the crisis.
Five people killed as building collapses in Poland

Five people killed as building collapses in Poland Sat, 08 Apr, 2017

At least five people were killed including two children when an apartment building collapsed in Poland on Saturday, possibly due to a gas explosion, according to officials.
Polish truck driver charged in train crash that injured 18

Polish truck driver charged in train crash that injured 18 Sat, 08 Apr, 2017

A prosecutor in Poland says the driver of a truck that was hit by a fast train at a railway crossing has been charged with causing a traffic catastrophe.
Basque group ETA hands over tons of weapons to France

Basque group ETA hands over tons of weapons to France Sat, 08 Apr, 2017

The Basque separatist group ETA on Saturday gave French authorities a list of eight caches where police found weapons, ammunition and explosives — a crucial move toward disarmament and a definitive end to its decades-long violent struggle to carve out a homeland on the French-Spanish border.

US launches missile strike on Syria airbase

US launches missile strike on Syria airbase Fri, 07 Apr, 2017

US forces fired a barrage of cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase Friday in response to what President Donald Trump called a "barbaric" chemical attack he blamed on the Damascus regime.
Venezuelan opposition, security forces clash in anti-Maduro protest

Venezuelan opposition, security forces clash in anti-Maduro protest Thu, 06 Apr, 2017

Venezuelan opposition protesters and security officers clashed on Thursday as the country's fragmented opposition gained new impetus against a socialist government it blames for the country's social and economic collapse.
Russia, Syria hit back as pressure builds over 'chemical attack'

Russia, Syria hit back as pressure builds over 'chemical attack' Thu, 06 Apr, 2017

Syria's regime and Russia hit back Thursday at accusations Damascus was behind a deadly chemical weapons attack, as pressure built for international action over what Washington called an "affront to humanity".
Serbs protest for 4th day against powerful president-elect

Serbs protest for 4th day against powerful president-elect Thu, 06 Apr, 2017

Several thousand mostly young people have marched in Serbia's capital and several other cities to protest the election of powerful Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic as the country's new president.
EU to end mobile roaming charges in June

EU to end mobile roaming charges in June Thu, 06 Apr, 2017

The EU will abolish mobile phone roaming charges from June 15 following a vote in the European Parliament on Thursday.
Russia detains 8 over Saint Petersburg metro bombing

Russia detains 8 over Saint Petersburg metro bombing Thu, 06 Apr, 2017

Russian investigators on Thursday detained eight people suspected of involvement in the Saint Petersburg metro bombing, as the country held commemorative rallies to honour the 13 victims.
Suspected chemical attack kills dozens in Syria

Suspected chemical attack kills dozens in Syria Tue, 04 Apr, 2017

A suspected Syrian government chemical attack killed scores of people, including children, in the northwestern province of Idlib on Tuesday, a monitoring group, medics and rescue workers in the rebel-held area said.
Clashes as Venezuelans protest in political crisis

Clashes as Venezuelans protest in political crisis Tue, 04 Apr, 2017

Protesters clashed with police in Venezuela Tuesday as the opposition mobilized against moves to tighten President Nicolas Maduro's grip on power.
Britain's May in Saudi Arabia seeking deals

Britain's May in Saudi Arabia seeking deals Tue, 04 Apr, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May held talks with Saudi officials on Tuesday, hoping to tap the oil-rich kingdom's "immense potential" as she looks to secure post-Brexit investment and trade. 

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