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Israelis on Gaza border unmoved by Palestinian protests

Israelis on Gaza border unmoved by Palestinian protests Sun, 08 Apr, 2018

Hardened by years of rocket attacks from next-door Gaza, residents of this frontline Israeli village seemed unmoved on Sunday by Palestinians' mass demonstrations at the border and Israel's deadly response to them.
Russia, Iran and Turkey struggle to find common ground on Syria

Russia, Iran and Turkey struggle to find common ground on Syria Tue, 03 Apr, 2018

Three foreign powers who have shaped Syria's civil war - Iran, Russia and Turkey - will discuss ways to wind down the fighting on Wednesday despite their involvement in rival military campaigns on the ground.
Gazans pitch protest tents on Israel border as tensions mount

Gazans pitch protest tents on Israel border as tensions mount Thu, 29 Mar, 2018

Palestinians in Gaza pitched tents near the volatile border with Israel on Thursday ahead of a six-week protest camp under the gaze of wary Israeli soldiers.
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.
Russia orders out 60 U.S. diplomats over spy poisoning affair

Russia orders out 60 U.S. diplomats over spy poisoning affair Thu, 29 Mar, 2018

Russia has ordered 60 U.S. diplomats to leave by April 5, the foreign ministry said on Thursday, in a retaliatory move against Washington which expelled a similar number of Russian diplomats over the poisoning of a Russian spy in England.
Anger mounts over Venezuela jail fire that kills 68

Anger mounts over Venezuela jail fire that kills 68 Thu, 29 Mar, 2018

Authorities in Venezuela faced an onslaught of national and international outrage Thursday over a blaze in a police station's jail in which 68 people died, in one of the worst disasters to hit the country's desperately overcrowded detention facilities.
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.

Anger mounts in Russia over mall fire that killed 41 children

Anger mounts in Russia over mall fire that killed 41 children Tue, 27 Mar, 2018

Russians vented their anger at the authorities on Tuesday over a huge mall fire that killed at least 64 people, including 41 children, many of whom were trapped in the inferno by locked doors.
Europeans promise more steps against Russia over UK spy attack

Europeans promise more steps against Russia over UK spy attack Fri, 23 Mar, 2018

European Union member states agreed at a summit on Friday to take additional punitive measures against Russia for a nerve agent attack in Britain, as Moscow accused the bloc of joining a London-driven hate campaign against it.
Kurdish rebels withdraw from Iraq's Sinjar

Kurdish rebels withdraw from Iraq's Sinjar Fri, 23 Mar, 2018

A Kurdish rebel group will withdraw from the town of Sinjar in northern Iraq on Friday, it said in a statement, following threats of attack from Turkey's president who has launched a series of airstrikes against suspected Kurdish rebel camps over the past week.

Talks resume between Togo govt and opposition

Talks resume between Togo govt and opposition Fri, 23 Mar, 2018

Talks between Togo's ruling party and the opposition resumed on Friday after a month-long pause, with Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo acting as a mediator.
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.
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