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IS ambush kills 21 regime fighters in southern Syria: monitor

IS ambush kills 21 regime fighters in southern Syria: monitor Tue, 11 Sep, 2018

 An ambush by the Islamic State jihadist group has killed 21 regime fighters in Syria's southern province of Sweida, a Britain-based war monitor said on Tuesday.
At least 32 killed in suicide attack on Afghan protesters

At least 32 killed in suicide attack on Afghan protesters Tue, 11 Sep, 2018

A suicide attack on protesters in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday killed at least 32 people, officials said, as an uptick in violence across the war-torn country dampens hopes for peace talks and elections.
EU condemns Egypt's mass death sentence

EU condemns Egypt's mass death sentence Tue, 11 Sep, 2018

The European Union on Tuesday condemned death sentences passed on 75 people in Egypt, saying there were "serious doubts" over whether the defendants had been given a fair trial.
Latin America seeks common ground to handle Venezuelan migrants

Latin America seeks common ground to handle Venezuelan migrants Tue, 04 Sep, 2018

Latin American ministers met Monday to end the massive Venezuelan migrant crisis that has jolted the region, as Venezuela's government accused the United Nations of exaggerating the situation to justify "international intervention."
Europe demand for more talks does not help Iran nuclear deal, cleric says

Europe demand for more talks does not help Iran nuclear deal, cleric says Tue, 04 Sep, 2018

Europe is not helping preserve the agreement on Iran's nuclear program by asking for additional negotiations on issues like missiles, Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati, a powerful anti-Western cleric, said Tuesday, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency. 
Afghan Taliban announces death of Haqqani network leader

Afghan Taliban announces death of Haqqani network leader Tue, 04 Sep, 2018

The founder of the Haqqani network, one of Afghanistan's most effective and feared militant groups, has died after a long illness, their allies the Afghan Taliban announced Tuesday.
Philippines' Duterte scraps amnesty of chief critic, orders arrest

Philippines' Duterte scraps amnesty of chief critic, orders arrest Tue, 04 Sep, 2018

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday withdrew amnesty for an opposition senator involved in a failed coup 15 years ago and ordered his arrest, in what would be the second detention of a lawmaker critical of him.
Japan issues evacuation advisories for one million as typhoon hits west coast

Japan issues evacuation advisories for one million as typhoon hits west coast Tue, 04 Sep, 2018

Japan issued evacuation advisories for more than 1 million people and canceled hundreds of flights in the face of extremely strong winds and heavy rain as typhoon Jebi made landfall along its west central coast on Tuesday.
Ebola death toll rises to 75 in DR Congo

Ebola death toll rises to 75 in DR Congo Mon, 27 Aug, 2018

The death toll from an outbreak of Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 75, the health ministry said Monday.
German far-right protesters clash with leftists after Chemnitz stabbing

German far-right protesters clash with leftists after Chemnitz stabbing Mon, 27 Aug, 2018

 Far-right demonstrators clashed with leftist protesters in the eastern German city of Chemnitz on Monday after an Iraqi and a Syrian were arrested over a fatal stabbing that had triggered violent demonstrations.
America mourns John McCain, war hero and political icon

America mourns John McCain, war hero and political icon Sun, 26 Aug, 2018

America paid tribute Sunday to John McCain, the Vietnam War hero and two-time presidential candidate with a legendary temper whose personal courage and insistence on treating even his foes with respect earned him near-universal admiration.

Brazilian border town residents drive out Venezuelan immigrants

Brazilian border town residents drive out Venezuelan immigrants Sun, 19 Aug, 2018

Angry residents of a Brazilian border town, Pacaraima, ran riot and drove out Venezuelan immigrants on Saturday after a local restaurant owner was stabbed and beaten, residents and government officials said.
Israel closes people crossing with Gaza after border violence

Israel closes people crossing with Gaza after border violence Sun, 19 Aug, 2018

 Israel closed its only crossing for people with the Gaza Strip on Sunday except for humanitarian cases after border clashes, the latest tightening of its blockade on the Palestinian enclave.
Strong quake triggers landslides on Indonesian Lombok island

Strong quake triggers landslides on Indonesian Lombok island Sun, 19 Aug, 2018

A strong earthquake jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok on Sunday, causing landslides on Mount Rinjani and damaging buildings, as it tries to recover from a temblor earlier this month that killed 460 people.

Qatar says Saudi blocking hajj access to its citizens

Qatar says Saudi blocking hajj access to its citizens Sun, 19 Aug, 2018

Qatar on Sunday said its citizens were unable to take part in the annual hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia as the two countries remain bitterly locked in a diplomatic dispute.
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