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150,000 flee as Syria buffer zone collapses

Renewed violence in rebel-held northwestern Syria has killed dozens of civilians and forced 150,000 people into flight in one week ...

After Sri Lanka attacks, anti-Muslim backlash points to new divisions

Rights groups are warning of an escalation in inter-communal violence in Sri Lanka as Muslim minorities – and hundreds of ...

UK keeps limits on cash aid in Syria over counter-terror fears

Despite criticism, the UK has only partially reversed a cash aid freeze in northeastern Syria and is still suspending monthly ...

Afghanistan, terrorism top Sushma Swaraj's speech at SCO meet

Bishkek [Kyrgyzstan], May 22 (ANI): Sushma Swaraj, the Minister of External Affairs, reiterated India's commitment in securing peace and security ...

Afghanistan, terrorism figure tops Sushma Swaraj's speech at SCO meet

Bishkek [Kyrgyzstan], May 22 (ANI): Sushma Swaraj, the Minister of External Affairs, reiterated India's commitment in securing peace and security ...

Denmark's 'Guantanamo Bay' Fuels Migrant Debate in Europe

KALVEHAVE, DENMARK - South of Copenhagen, Denmark's Baltic coastline is a sleepy warren of low-lying islands and inlets. Often ice-bound ...

Embattled May Dangles Promise of New Brexit Vote

LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May vowed Tuesday to give lawmakers a vote on holding a second Brexit referendum ...

US Aside, China Fears Mostly Japan's Influence in Disputed Sea

TAIPEI - Japan is shaping up as China's chief rival in the disputed South China Sea because it has a ...

Iraqi Teams Sent to Iran, US to Ease Tension

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi says his country is set to send delegations to the US and Iran to ...

Want to prove Arthur wrong, Riaz after getting World Cup call

London [UK], May 22 (ANI): Pakistan fast bowler Wahab Riaz, who recently found a spot in his country's final 15-man ...

'American Taliban' to be freed after 17 years in US jail

Washington D.C. [USA], May 22 (ANI): An Islamic terrorist, who came to be infamously known as the "American Taliban" after ...

CWC 2019 team profile: South Africa

Cape Town - The 2019 Cricket World Cup gets under way on Thursday, May 30 when the Proteas take on ...

At rare UN news conference, North Korea warns US over seized ship

The ambassador of North Korea to the United Nations has warned the United States that its "outrageous" seizure of a ...

Tough but a right call, Eoin Morgan on exclusion of Denly and Willey

London [UK], May 22 (ANI): England on Tuesday announced their final squad for the forthcoming ICC Men's Cricket World Cup ...

Iran Says Will Never Bow to Bullies

Iranian president says pressure may cause difficult conditions, but the Iranian nation does not bow to the bullies. Hassan Rouhani ...

European countries donate more than USD 5 mn to North Korea

Seoul [South Korea], May 22 (ANI): Switzerland donated about USD five million in humanitarian assistance to North Korea in a ...

US Congress asks Donald Trump not to withdraw from Syria

Hundreds of US congressmen and senators have sent a letter to the White House urging US President Donald Trump not ...

UN Envoy: Islamic State Revival in Iraq Must Be Prevented

UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. envoy for Iraq is calling for 'wide-based international support' to prevent Islamic State extremists from ...

Trump to Democrats: Pass Trade Deal, Then Infrastructure

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is telling Democratic leaders that he believes Congress should first pass a new trade deal ...

Putin calls Merkel, Macron to discuss Syria

Moscow [Russia], May 22 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday discussed the situation in war-torn Syria with German Chancellor ...

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ANALYSIS: Saying no to Parliament - What's at stake for Mbete?

While she is yet to give reasons for refusing to return to Parliament as an ordinary member, former parliamentary speaker ...

Denmark's 'Guantanamo Bay' Fuels Migrant Debate in Europe

KALVEHAVE, DENMARK - South of Copenhagen, Denmark's Baltic coastline is a sleepy warren of low-lying islands and inlets. Often ice-bound ...

Farm-attacks activist found brutally murdered on her Makhado farm

Police are on the hunt for an employee of Annette Kennealy, who was found murdered on her farm near Makhado ...

Amadiba activist facing R7.5m defamation lawsuit

Controversial Australian venture capitalist Mark Caruso and one of his mining companies want to add four more claims totalling R2 ...

Iran Ready to Implement JCPOA Just as France Did: Spokesman

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says Iran is prepared to support the nuclear deal exactly in the same ...

Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 is here!

California [USA], May 21 (ANI): Google may have given up on building augmented reality glasses for consumers, but it clearly ...

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