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staffFebruary 24, 2018

Death toll from Somalia blasts rises to 45

The death toll from twin car bomb blasts in the Somali capital late on Friday has risen to 45 from ...

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staffFebruary 24, 2018

As deadly shells fall, fear spreads anew in Syrian capital

As the Syrian government escalates its attacks on opposition-held suburbs of Damascus, rebels in outlying towns are retaliating with volleys ...

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staffFebruary 23, 2018

UN Security Council to vote Friday on Syria ceasefire

The U.N. Security Council will vote Friday at 4:00 p.m. local time, on a draft resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire ...

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staffFebruary 23, 2018

Curling: Swiss stun Canada to take bronze medal

Canada’s Olympic curling nightmare was completed Friday when the men’s team, gold medalists in the last three Games, lost 7-5 ...

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staffFebruary 22, 2018

European stock markets slide at open

London – European stock markets slid at the start of trading on Thursday after large drops in Asia and on ...

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staffFebruary 22, 2018

Syrian child, 7, kidnapped in east Lebanon

A 7-year-old Syrian child was kidnapped Thursday morning in Zahle’s Barr Elias. S.A.K. was taken from in front of her ...

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staffFebruary 22, 2018

German-Russian, 70, stabs Afghan, Syrian, Iraqi refugees

A 70-year-old man has been arrested accused of “politically motivated” attempted murder days after attacking three asylum seekers with a ...

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staffFebruary 22, 2018

N.Korean closing Olympics delegation includes man blamed for deadly sinking

North Korea will send a high-level delegation to South Korea for the Winter Olympics closing ceremony, officials said Thursday, including ...

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staffFebruary 22, 2018

Iraq says handed over 4 women, 27 children suspected of Daesh ties to Russia

Iraq has handed over to Russia four women and 27 children suspected of having ties to Daesh (ISIS), local television ...

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staffFebruary 22, 2018

Four arrests over Taiwan’s ‘first’ bitcoin robbery

Taiwan police have arrested four men over a bitcoin robbery worth Twd$5 million ($170,000) in what they said was the ...