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Second man seems to be free of AIDS virus after transplant

Second man seems to be free of AIDS virus after transplant Tue, 05 Mar, 2019

A London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem cell transplant, the second success including the "Berlin patient," doctors reported.
Opposition leader Juan Guaido returns to Venezuela despite arrest threats

Opposition leader Juan Guaido returns to Venezuela despite arrest threats Mon, 04 Mar, 2019

Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido was cheered by thousands of flag-waving supporters chanting "Yes, you can!" as he returned to Caracas on Monday, defying the threat of arrest by embattled President Nicolas Maduro's regime.

South Korea's Moon urges new US-North denuclearisation talks

South Korea's Moon urges new US-North denuclearisation talks Mon, 04 Mar, 2019

South Korea President Moon Jae-in on Monday urged the US and North Korea to quickly resume denuclearisation talks after their Hanoi summit last week ended without a deal.
Bushfires rage after Australia's hottest summer on record

Bushfires rage after Australia's hottest summer on record Mon, 04 Mar, 2019

Homes have gone up in flames and skies turned blood red as nearly 1,000 firefighters battle dozens of out-of-control blazes in southern Australia in the wake of the nation's warmest summer on record.
Tornado kills at least 23 in US state of Alabama

Tornado kills at least 23 in US state of Alabama Mon, 04 Mar, 2019

A tornado tore through the southern US state of Alabama on Sunday, killing 23 people, uprooting trees and causing "catastrophic" damage to buildings and roads, a local sheriff said.
Israel hits Hamas sites after balloons with 'explosive device'

Israel hits Hamas sites after balloons with 'explosive device' Sun, 03 Mar, 2019

 Israeli aircraft have struck two Hamas observation points in the Gaza Strip, a security source said Sunday, after the army reported balloons carrying an "explosive device" were sent toward Israel.
Fierce fighting as US-backed Syrian forces advance on IS

Fierce fighting as US-backed Syrian forces advance on IS Sun, 03 Mar, 2019

Commanders of a U.S.-backed Syrian force fighting the Islamic State group in Syria say intense fighting is taking place as fighters advance toward the last piece of territory held by the extremists.
Five children killed in attack in Yemen's Hodeida: UN

Five children killed in attack in Yemen's Hodeida: UN Sun, 03 Mar, 2019

Five Yemeni children were killed in an attack on their home in flashpoint Hodeida province, the UN and medics said, months into a ceasefire agreed by the government and rebels.
Estonians vote in election with populists seen making gains

Estonians vote in election with populists seen making gains Sun, 03 Mar, 2019

Estonians are voting in a parliamentary election Sunday in the small Baltic nation in a ballot where Prime Minister Juri Ratas and his Center Party are pitted against the center-right opposition Reform Party and where populists are seen making inroads.
U.S. imposes more sanctions on Venezuela amid humanitarian aid fight

U.S. imposes more sanctions on Venezuela amid humanitarian aid fight Fri, 01 Mar, 2019

The United States imposed fresh sanctions on Venezuela on Friday, targeting six Venezuelan government officials tied to President Nicolas Maduro, in its latest move to squeeze the embattled leader.
At least 19 dead as Somali siege drags on

At least 19 dead as Somali siege drags on Fri, 01 Mar, 2019

At least 19 people have been killed in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, ambulance workers said Friday, as security forces fought to end a nearly 20-hour siege by Al-Shabaab insurgents.
Thousands protest Algeria president's fifth term bid

Thousands protest Algeria president's fifth term bid Fri, 01 Mar, 2019

Thousands of people protested in Algeria's capital Friday in the face of riot police and tear gas over ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's bid for a fifth term in power.
At least 84 die fleeing Islamic State in Deir al-Zor in east Syria: U.N.

At least 84 die fleeing Islamic State in Deir al-Zor in east Syria: U.N. Fri, 01 Mar, 2019

At least 84 people, two-thirds of them young children, have died since December on their way to al-Hol camp in northeastern Syria after fleeing Islamic State in the Deir al-Zor region, the United Nations said on Friday.
Israel attorney general to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges

Israel attorney general to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges Thu, 28 Feb, 2019

Israel's attorney general announced Thursday he intended to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust in a decision just weeks ahead of April elections.
UN envoy proposes new international forum for Syria

UN envoy proposes new international forum for Syria Thu, 28 Feb, 2019

The new United Nations envoy for Syria proposed Thursday that major powers create a common international forum to move the war-battered country toward peace.
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