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Peru demolishes mausoleum holding dead Shining Path rebels

Peru demolishes mausoleum holding dead Shining Path rebels Sun, 30 Dec, 2018

Peruvian authorities on Saturday demolished a mausoleum holding eight Shining Path rebels killed during prison massacres more than three decades ago and relocated their remains to a cemetery in a northern part of Lima.
Taliban dismiss Afghanistan's peace talks offer

Taliban dismiss Afghanistan's peace talks offer Sun, 30 Dec, 2018

 The Taliban have rejected Kabul's offer of talks next month in Saudi Arabia where the militants, fighting to restore strict Islamic law in Afghanistan, will meet U.S. officials to further peace efforts, a Taliban leader said on Sunday.
Turkey vows no slowdown in fight against IS after U.S. pullout from Syria

Turkey vows no slowdown in fight against IS after U.S. pullout from Syria Tue, 25 Dec, 2018

Turkey vowed on Monday that the fight against Islamic State would not be slowed by the U.S. withdrawal from Syria, where Ankara-backed rebels reinforced their positions around the potential flashpoint town of Manbij.
Indonesian rescuers use drones, sniffer dogs as tsunami death toll tops 400

Indonesian rescuers use drones, sniffer dogs as tsunami death toll tops 400 Tue, 25 Dec, 2018

Indonesian rescuers on Tuesday used drones and sniffer dogs to search for survivors along the devastated west coast of Java hit by a tsunami that killed at least 429 people, warning more victims are expected to be uncovered as the search expands.

10,500 arrests ahead of Bangladesh poll: opposition

10,500 arrests ahead of Bangladesh poll: opposition Tue, 25 Dec, 2018

Bangladesh police have arrested more than 10,500 opposition activists in a crackdown ahead of elections this week, opposition parties said Tuesday.
Clashes erupt as Sudanese march on presidential palace

Clashes erupt as Sudanese march on presidential palace Tue, 25 Dec, 2018

Police used tear gas and fired in the air Tuesday to disperse thousands of protesters attempting to march on the presidential palace to demand that Omar Bashir, Sudan's president of 29 years, step down, according to activists and video clips posted online.
Suicide attack on Libya foreign ministry kills at least three

Suicide attack on Libya foreign ministry kills at least three Tue, 25 Dec, 2018

Suicide attackers stormed the Libyan foreign ministry in the capital Tripoli on Tuesday, killing at least three people including a senior civil servant, the authorities said.
Death toll climbs to 222 in Indonesia tsunami

Death toll climbs to 222 in Indonesia tsunami Sun, 23 Dec, 2018

A tsunami killed at least 222 people and injured hundreds on the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra following an underwater landslide believed caused by the erupting Anak Krakatau volcano, officials and media said.
Hamas rejects Abbas plan to dissolve Palestinian parliament

Hamas rejects Abbas plan to dissolve Palestinian parliament Sun, 23 Dec, 2018

Hamas on Sunday denounced Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's plan to dissolve the largely defunct Palestinian parliament that it controls, calling it a move to "serve his partisan interests".
Head of UN monitors arrives in Yemen's rebel-held Sanaa

Head of UN monitors arrives in Yemen's rebel-held Sanaa Sun, 23 Dec, 2018

The head of the UN team tasked with monitoring a fragile ceasefire in Yemen's port city of Hodeida arrived in the rebel-held capital Sanaa on Sunday.
Syrian rebels say U.S. troops remain in key garrison near Iraq

Syrian rebels say U.S. troops remain in key garrison near Iraq Sun, 23 Dec, 2018

U.S. troops have not left the strategic Tanf garrison on the Iraq-Jordan border following President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of Syria, the leader of a Pentagon-backed rebel group there said on Saturday.
Turkey says nearly 300,000 Syrians return home after military operations

Turkey says nearly 300,000 Syrians return home after military operations Sat, 22 Dec, 2018

 Nearly 300,000 Syrians have returned to their country after Turkey's two cross-border operations in northern Syria, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu was quoted as saying on Saturday.
Rescued migrants head for Spain after Italy closes ports

Rescued migrants head for Spain after Italy closes ports Sat, 22 Dec, 2018

Spain on Saturday authorised a ship carrying hundreds of migrants rescued off Libya to sail to its waters after Italy and Malta refused to receive them.
Thousands protest in Serbia against populist leader Vucic

Thousands protest in Serbia against populist leader Vucic Sat, 22 Dec, 2018

Thousands of people have rallied in Serbia, the latest protest accusing populist President Aleksandar Vucic of stifling hard-won democratic freedoms and cracking down on opponents.
Abbas says he will dissolve Palestinian parliament

Abbas says he will dissolve Palestinian parliament Sat, 22 Dec, 2018

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Saturday he intended to dissolve the largely defunct Palestinian parliament controlled by his rivals Hamas following a court decision ordering the move.
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