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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, Details

‘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 Details

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 Details

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 Details

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. Wednesday's Details

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 Details

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 Details

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 government Details

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 more Details

Saudi Arabia suspends oil exports through Bab al-Mandeb

Saudi Arabia, the world's top oil exporter, temporarily suspended all oil shipments through the Bab al-Mandeb Strait after attacks on two crude-carrying vessels by Houthi rebels in Yemen. Saudi Arabia's Energy Details

Israeli forces arrest Palestinian female journalist in Hebron

Two-year-old Yahya followed his mother Lama Khater to the front door of their house in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron, trying to leave with her as she was Details

Greece wildfires: Survivors of deadly blazes dig through wreckage

Late on Monday night, Giorgos Stabelos was sitting in his living room at home in the Greek coastal town of Rafina, watching the news when the presenter uttered a sentence Details

Israeli army kills Palestinian teen in Bethlehem raid

Israeli soldiers have shot dead a Palestinian teenager and rounded up at least 11 others during an overnight raid in the occupied West Bank.  Arkan Thaer Mizhar, 15, was shot in Details

Pompeo calls Iran’s religious leaders ‘hypocritical holy men’

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blasted Iran's religious leaders as "hypocritical holy men" whom he says are more interested in lining their pockets and spreading hardline views abroad Details

Is the US behind the protests in Iraq?

Is the United States behind the protests in southern Iraq? Well, the answer to that question is both yes and no. Yes, because the US led the invasion and occupation of Details

Syrian rebels ‘reach agreement’ with government to leave Quneitra

Syrian rebels have reached an agreement with government forces to leave the strategic area of Quneitra along the border with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, Syria's official SANA news agency reported. Citing Details

After backlash, Trump says misspoke on Russian election meddling

President Donald Trump was forced into a rare admission of error after a political firestorm following his defence of Russia over claims of meddling in the 2016 US elections. Republican and Details

Trump faces bipartisan rebuke over ‘treasonous’ summit with Putin

Republican politicians in the US have joined the Democrats and intelligence officials in denouncing President Donald Trump's failure to challenge Russian President Vladimir Putin over interference in the US elections, Details

Trump says NATO members agreed to spending increases

US President Donald Trump said he is now "very, very happy" because NATO members have pledged to increase defence spending to levels "never seen before", despite denials from allies like Details

Trump, Putin meet in shadow of US election hack charges

Just as he did in Singapore with Kim Jong-un last month, US President Donald Trump kicked off his Monday meeting in Finland with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin alone. After their Details