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Idlib high on agenda at Syria summit in Tehran

The presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey have met in Tehran to talk about how to shape the future of a country torn apart by years of civil war amid Read More

Shots fired at US embassy in Ankara amid deepening row

Several gunshots were fired from a vehicle at the United States embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, on Monday, hitting a window in a security cabin but causing no casualties, Read More

‘Huge disaster’: Deadly Kerala floods displace over 800,000

More than 800,000 people have been displaced in Kerala, as the death toll from the worst flooding to hit the southern Indian state jumped to at least 370, with losses Read More

Thousands await rescue as death toll crosses 200

Thousands of stranded people are waiting for rescue as relentless monsoon floods continue to batter the south Indian state of Kerala, where more than 200 people have died in a Read More

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies

Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has Read More

ISIL Suicide bomber targets school in Kabul

At least 34 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack in front of an education centre in the west of the Afghan capital, Kabul, according to the health ministry. Read More

39 dead as rescuers search for survivors

Italian emergency workers pulled more bodies out of tons of broken concrete and twisted steel on Wednesday after a highway bridge collapsed in Genoa, raising the death toll to at Read More

Dozens of civilians killed in school bus attack

The Saudi-UAE military alliance at war with Yemen's Houthi rebels has been blamed for an air attack on a school bus that killed dozens of people, including at least 29 Read More

Jalalabad: Gunmen take dozens hostage in eastern Afghanistan

Gunmen have taken dozens of people hostage after a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a government building in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, according to officials.  Nangarhar provincial Read More

Powerful quake kills 14 on Indonesia’s Lombok island

At least 14 people were killed and more than 160 injured after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia's Lombok island. Sunday morning's tremor was followed by two strong secondary quakes and Read More

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