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Netanyahu says Israel could act against Iran's 'empire'

Netanyahu says Israel could act against Iran's 'empire' Sun, 18 Feb, 2018

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel would act against Iran, not just its allies in the Middle East, if needed, reiterating his country's position that Tehran was the world's greatest threat.
Moscow calls US vote meddling claims 'blabber', 'fantasies'

Moscow calls US vote meddling claims 'blabber', 'fantasies' Sat, 17 Feb, 2018

Moscow on Saturday dismissed as "blabber" and "fantasies" allegations that it interfered in the election that brought President Donald Trump to power, denials that drew immediate scorn from US officials.
Mexico helicopter crash kills 13 on ground in wake of earthquake

Mexico helicopter crash kills 13 on ground in wake of earthquake Sat, 17 Feb, 2018

At least 13 people on the ground, including three children, were killed when a Mexican military helicopter carrying top officials surveying damage from an earthquake crashed in a small town in the southern state of Oaxaca, authorities said on Saturday.

The European Commission's Strategy for the Western Balkans Thu, 15 Feb, 2018

The European Commission set a target date of 2025 for some of the Balkan countries to join. However, Brussels sees only Serbia and Montenegro as actual candidates.
EU calls for renewed Syria peace efforts

EU calls for renewed Syria peace efforts Thu, 15 Feb, 2018

EU foreign ministers voiced concern at developments in Syria on Thursday, calling for a renewal of UN-led efforts to end the conflict.
Borneo orangutans dying off as forests are lost: study

Borneo orangutans dying off as forests are lost: study Thu, 15 Feb, 2018

The population of orangutans in Borneo has plummeted by more than half since 1999 -- nearly 150,000 of the apes -- largely due to chopping down forests for logging, paper, palm oil and mining, researchers said Thursday.
Trump avoids talk of gun curbs after Florida school shooting

Trump avoids talk of gun curbs after Florida school shooting Thu, 15 Feb, 2018

President Donald Trump vowed Thursday to make mental health a priority after a "disturbed" teenager with a firearms obsession sowed carnage at a Florida high school, while avoiding any mention of gun curbs to stem America's scourge of mass shootings.
El Salvador releases woman jailed over abortion

El Salvador releases woman jailed over abortion Thu, 15 Feb, 2018

A Salvadoran woman serving a 30-year jail sentence for having an abortion was released from prison on Thursday on the orders of the Supreme Court, her lawyer said.
Brazil to increase army presence on border with Venezuela

Brazil to increase army presence on border with Venezuela Wed, 14 Feb, 2018

Brazil's government will declare an emergency in its northern border state of Roraima to boost funding and troops to help control an influx of Venezuelan refugees into the country, Defense Minister Raul Jungmann said on Wednesday.
Zuma quits as President of South Africa

Zuma quits as President of South Africa Wed, 14 Feb, 2018

Jacob Zuma resigned as President of South Africa on Wednesday, heeding orders by the ruling African National Congress (ANC) to bring an end to his nine scandal-plagued years in power.
Zimbabwe opposition leader Tsvangirai dies in South Africa

Zimbabwe opposition leader Tsvangirai dies in South Africa Wed, 14 Feb, 2018

Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai died on Wednesday after a long battle with cancer, casting his Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party into the unknown less than three months after the army ousted long-time ruler Robert Mugabe.
Syrian militia says large number of IS foreign fighters held

Syrian militia says large number of IS foreign fighters held Mon, 12 Feb, 2018

The Syrian Kurdish militia partnering with the U.S-led coalition to fight Islamic State militants said Monday that it is holding a "huge number" of foreign fighters in Syria and none of their home countries want them back.

Syrian frontline town divides NATO allies Turkey and U.S.

Syrian frontline town divides NATO allies Turkey and U.S. Mon, 12 Feb, 2018

A dispute between Turkey and the United States over control of a north Syrian town has put the NATO allies on opposing sides of the conflict's front line, deepening a diplomatic rift ahead of a visit to Turkey by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
71 feared dead in Russian passenger plane crash

71 feared dead in Russian passenger plane crash Sun, 11 Feb, 2018

A Russian passenger plane carrying 71 people crashed outside Moscow on Sunday after taking off from the capital's Domodedovo airport, officials and local media said.
Death toll soars as Syria regime pounds rebel enclave

Death toll soars as Syria regime pounds rebel enclave Wed, 07 Feb, 2018

Renewed government strikes killed 32 civilians on Wednesday in a rebel-held enclave near Damascus, where overwhelmed medics were still treating survivors of the Syrian conflict's bloodiest day in months.

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Bosnian Croat Slobodan Praljak dies on drinking poison

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Barcelona terror attack

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Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia on first foreign trip

Dogged by controversy at home, Donald Trump opened his first foreign trip as president in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, looking to shift attention from a ...

Venezuelan women protest against President Maduro

Dressed in white and chanting "Liberty!", tens of thousands of women opposed to Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro marched on Saturday, pr ...

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The European Commission's Strategy for the Western Balkans

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