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Champagne as historic commercial flight links Ethiopia and Eritrea

Champagne as historic commercial flight links Ethiopia and Eritrea Wed, 18 Jul, 2018

Ethiopia and Eritrea on Wednesday resumed commercial airline flights for the first time in two decades, with emotions spilling over into the aisles and onto the tarmac as families were reunited.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ivory Coast govt calls for evacuation from flood zones in Abidjan

Ivory Coast govt calls for evacuation from flood zones in Abidjan Thu, 21 Jun, 2018

Ivory Coast's government on Thursday called for the evacuation of all people living in flood-prone zones in Abidjan, the country's economic hub, after 18 were killed by flash floods triggered by torrential rain.
UK vows simple registration for EU citizens after Brexit

UK vows simple registration for EU citizens after Brexit Thu, 21 Jun, 2018

European Union citizens living in Britain can begin registering from this autumn for a post-Brexit settlement scheme, ministers said Thursday as they vowed to make the process as simple as possible.
Colombia, ELN rebels end fifth round of talks without agreement

Colombia, ELN rebels end fifth round of talks without agreement Sat, 16 Jun, 2018

The Colombian government and the ELN guerrilla group ended their fifth round of peace talks in Havana on Friday without reaching an agreement for a bilateral ceasefire, but vowed to continue their dialogue.
Italy bans more migrant rescue boats

Italy bans more migrant rescue boats Sat, 16 Jun, 2018

Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Saturday warned another migrant rescue mission off the Libyan coast that it would not be allowed to land its "human cargo" at an Italian port.
Russia thump Saudi Arabia to launch World Cup in style

Russia thump Saudi Arabia to launch World Cup in style Thu, 14 Jun, 2018

Russia kicked off their World Cup in style on Thursday, thumping Saudi Arabia 5-0 in front of an ecstatic crowd in Moscow after President Vladimir Putin officially opened the tournament.
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