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Hundreds of flights canceled in Germany as airports hit by strikes

Hundreds of flights canceled in Germany as airports hit by strikes Tue, 10 Apr, 2018

Thousands of passengers were left stranded at German airports on Tuesday as more than 60,000 ground staff and other public sector workers staged walkouts across the country to increase the pressure in a pay dispute.
Suspected toxic attack in Syria prompts outrage

Suspected toxic attack in Syria prompts outrage Sun, 08 Apr, 2018

A suspected chemical attack in Syria's Eastern Ghouta sparked international outrage Sunday, as state media reported that the last rebel holdouts in the onetime opposition stronghold had agreed to evacuate.
North, South Korea fix April date for first summit in years

North, South Korea fix April date for first summit in years Thu, 29 Mar, 2018

North and South Korea will hold their first summit in more than a decade on April 27, South Korean officials said on Thursday, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged his commitment to denuclearization as tensions ease between the old foes.
France's Sarkozy to face trial for influence peddling

France's Sarkozy to face trial for influence peddling Thu, 29 Mar, 2018

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was ordered on Thursday to stand trial for influence peddling over accusations he offered to help a prosecutor get promoted in return for leaked information about a separate criminal inquiry.
Thousands more leave Syria's Ghouta, rebels await Russian decision

Thousands more leave Syria's Ghouta, rebels await Russian decision Tue, 27 Mar, 2018

Thousands of people left eastern Ghouta for Syrian rebel territory near the Turkish border on Tuesday, the third large group to leave under a deal brokered by Russia to surrender the enclave near Damascus to the Syrian government.
Serbia-Kosovo tensions heighten as Russia wades into dispute

Serbia-Kosovo tensions heighten as Russia wades into dispute Tue, 27 Mar, 2018

Tensions between Kosovo and Serbia heightened a day after a senior Serb politician was arrested and expelled in northern Kosovo, with Russia wading into the dispute and the European Union trying to avert further friction Tuesday.

Nigeria's Buhari meets with Dapchi girls

Nigeria's Buhari meets with Dapchi girls Fri, 23 Mar, 2018

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari received the released Dapchi girls on Friday in a meeting clouded by the absence of a Christian student still held by Boko Haram for refusing to convert to Islam.
Thousands flee in first mass exodus from Syria's besieged eastern Ghouta

Thousands flee in first mass exodus from Syria's besieged eastern Ghouta Thu, 15 Mar, 2018

Thousands of Syrian civilians fled from a rebel pocket in eastern Ghouta on Thursday, crossing by foot to army positions in the first mass exodus from the besieged enclave since Syrian government forces launched an assault to capture it a month ago.
Trump fires top diplomat Tillerson, names Pompeo successor

Trump fires top diplomat Tillerson, names Pompeo successor Tue, 13 Mar, 2018

Donald Trump Tuesday sacked his top diplomat Rex Tillerson and named current CIA chief Mike Pompeo to succeed him, ending a rocky tenure by the Texas oilman who had been sidelined on the world stage by the mercurial president.
Dozens killed in troubled eastern DR Congo province

Dozens killed in troubled eastern DR Congo province Tue, 13 Mar, 2018

Dozens of people were killed overnight in several villages in DR Congo's northeast province of Ituri, raising the toll of an ethnic conflict that has already caused tens of thousands to flee, officials said Tuesday.

US-backed Syria force to redeploy 1,700 from IS fight to Afrin

US-backed Syria force to redeploy 1,700 from IS fight to Afrin Tue, 06 Mar, 2018

A US-backed alliance of Syrian fighters announced on Tuesday it would redeploy around 1,700 members from front lines against the Islamic State group to a Kurdish enclave under Turkish attack.
Argentina lawmakers present bill to legalize abortion

Argentina lawmakers present bill to legalize abortion Tue, 06 Mar, 2018

Dozens of Argentine lawmakers of all political stripes presented a bill to legalize abortion on Tuesday, launching a debate that promised to divide a deeply Catholic nation.
Syria regime retakes quarter of rebel enclave as civilians flee

Syria regime retakes quarter of rebel enclave as civilians flee Sun, 04 Mar, 2018

Syria's regime seized control of over a quarter of rebel-held Eastern Ghouta on the edge of Damascus after two weeks of devastating bombardment, sending hundreds of civilians into flight, a monitor said Sunday.
North Korea says open to talks with U.S. but condemns sanctions

North Korea says open to talks with U.S. but condemns sanctions Sun, 25 Feb, 2018

Senior officials from Pyongyang visiting South Korea on Sunday said North Korea was open to talks with the United States, according to the South's presidency, hours after the North accused Washington of trying to stir up conflict on the peninsula with new sanctions.
Haiti suspends Oxfam's operating right amid misconduct probe

Haiti suspends Oxfam's operating right amid misconduct probe Thu, 22 Feb, 2018

Haiti has temporarily revoked Oxfam's authorization to operate in the Caribbean country after allegations of sexual misconduct by some of the British charity's staff there, Planning and External Cooperation Minister Aviol Fleurant said on Thursday.
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