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At least 11 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan police HQ

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 19:29
Nearly 90 others wounded as Taliban fighters detonate a car bomb outside the police headquarters in Kandahar city.
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Can Ebola be wiped out?

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 19:25
WHO has declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo an international public health emergency.
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Pakistan's journalists vow to fight against increasing censorship

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 19:20
Three private news channels have been ordered off the air and 21 others have received notices of closure from the government.
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'Stain of the century': US denounces China's treatment of Uighurs

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 18:44
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China 'home to one of the worst human rights crises of our time'.
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Morocco sentences three to death for killing Scandinavian hikers

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 18:16
Anti-terrorist court hands down maximum penalty to ISIL supporters over the December murder of two Scandinavian women.
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Yemenis die as UAE and Saudi withhold aid funds: UN

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 18:08
Abu Dhabi and Riyadh pledged $500m each but have so far failed to pay up as humanitarian disaster worsens.
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Six Nigerian soldiers killed in Borno state ambush

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 17:33
Attacks came hours after local military chief warns 'terrorists' in the region to disarm or be destroyed.
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Mexico not ready for safe-third-country agreement with US: envoy

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 17:24
Mexico's ambassador to US also says its northern neighbour must speed up its processing of asylum claims.
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From Ivory Coast to France, refugee tells story in music

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 17:21
Performances at Avignon theatre festival focus on how conflict, violence and poverty force people to leave their homes.
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US: Jeffrey Epstein denied bail before sex trafficking trial

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 17:08
US judge rules in favour of prosecutors who argue Epstein poses a danger to the community and is a flight risk.
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India's monsoon floods kill dozens, displace thousands

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 16:21
As tens of thousands became homeless, there is growing concern about the lack of food and supplies.
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Hundreds march in Sudan to honour 'martyrs' of protests

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 16:12
Police fire tear gas as rallies in Khartoum pay tribute to dozens of demonstrators killed in protests since December.
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Two killed in suicide bombing in Egypt's North Sinai

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 16:10
Suicide attack follows discovery of four headless bodies in the conflict-wracked peninsula a day earlier.
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Transnational crime boom a destabilising influence in SE Asia: UN

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 15:36
New report on how criminal groups rake in billions of dollars via drug trade, human trafficking and other activities.
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33 killed in arson attack at Japan anime studio

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 15:29
At least 36 others injured after man pours flammable liquid inside building in Kyoto and sets it ablaze.
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Indonesia to send waste back to Australia

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 15:11
Environmentalists are concerned about the high level of plastic and household waste in wastepaper imports.
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Guatemala's state corruption and the heirs of colonial privilege

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 13:59
Why the Guatemalan business elites have turned against an institution tasked with upholding the rule of law.
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Philippine authorities contradict own death toll in drugs war

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 13:25
New toll of 5,526 is much lower than the 6,600 police previously said had been killed in Duterte's three-year campaign.
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India's Women Warriors

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 13:12
In India, women fight to enter a sacred temple as part of a larger battle against discrimination within Hinduism.
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India: 10 dead, dozens trapped as building collapses in Mumbai

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 02:42
Rescue operation under way following the collapse of four-storey residential building in Mumbai's Dongri area.
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