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Tanzania ferry capsize: Dozens killed as rescue effort suspended

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 2:32pm
Tanzanian government says at least 40 people killed when ferry went down on Lake Victoria with an estimated 200 aboard.

Europe migration: EU eyes Egypt to help cut numbers

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 1:53pm
EU leaders consider new North African partnerships as they meet in Austria.

Storm Ali leaves two dead in Ireland

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 1:51pm
Gale force winds hit the British Isles, disrupt travel, damage property and leave 200,000 people without power.

Hezbollah to Israel: 'Precision' missiles now obtained

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 1:47pm
Taunting Israel, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah boasts about armed group's upgraded military capabilities.

Marine Le Pen ordered to take psych evaluation over ISIL tweets

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 1:31pm
Far-right French politician shared images of atrocities carried out by ISIL with the caption 'Daesh is this'.

Hungary upholds 'terrorism' conviction against Syrian refugee

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 1:02pm
A Hungarian appeals court confirms throwing stones at police can be ruled as terrorism.

What is behind Sudan's cabinet reshuffle?

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 12:20pm
Amid deepening crisis, President Omar al-Bashir is trying to buy time ahead of the 2020 elections.

Yom Kippur and Ashoura: Are Muslims observing a Jewish holiday?

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 12:15pm
The Judeo-Islamic tradition has deep historical roots that Zionism and Islamism have tried to erase.

South Korea's leader: Pyongyang seeks second Trump-Kim summit

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 12:01pm
Moon Jae-in says North Korea wants to speed up the agreed denuclearisation process and arrange a new meeting with Trump.

Saudi Arabia bars Palestinians in Jordan from Umrah and Hajj

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 11:49am
Umrah and Hajj tour agents say Riyadh has stopped issuing visas to Palestinians who hold temporary Jordanian passports.

Ugandan pop star MP Bobi Wine arrested on arrival

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 11:20am
Authorities in the East African country deny opposition legislator was arrested and say he was just 'escorted' home.

European leaders pour scorn on British PM's Brexit plan

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 10:22am
Brexit rhetoric heats up with EU leaders denouncing UK's plan, and France's Macron calling its proponents 'liars'.

Meet the families who survive in the rubble of their former lives

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 10:14am
The war in Yemen has created the largest humanitarian catastrophe on the planet today.

Gaza: Palestinian teenager shot dead by an Israeli sniper

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 6:28am
Mo'men Abu Ayadeh was shot and killed late on Wednesday during routine protests against Israeli blockade.

Son's reaction to sewer cleaner's death sparks outrage in India

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 - 4:53pm
Twitter users react with anger and compassion after death of another 'manual scavenger', raising $70,000 for his family.

Florence: Death toll climbs to 36 as women in sheriff's van drown

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 - 4:37pm
Police say mental heath patients were being transported to another centre when floodwaters swept van carrying them away.

Philippines landslide: 'At least he was in one piece'

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 - 4:30pm
Death toll from landslide caused by Typhoon Mangkhut rises to 81, three days after it battered northern Luzon island.

Maldives voters fear fraud as high-stakes election looms

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 - 4:10pm
Sunday's poll will neither be free nor fair with President Abdulla Yameen's ally administering the vote, say critics.

Is Donald Trump turning national security into a business?

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 - 3:55pm
The US president seems willing to sell its military services after his meeting with Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda.

Russia-Turkey deal gives Idlib's wary residents 'glimpse of hope'

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 - 3:39pm
Idlib's fearful civilians cautiously welcome 'demilitarised' zone deal but express concern over Assad's commitment.