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West-Russia tensions to dominate G20 summit

Sat, 15 Nov 2014 - 12:43am
Economic agenda expected to be overshadowed by crisis in Ukraine, amid reports of Russian troop influx.

Algerian president hospitalised in France

Sat, 15 Nov 2014 - 12:16am
Reports say 77-year-old Bouteflika, who suffered a "mini-stroke" last year, was rushed to a clinic in city of Grenoble.

Can UK stop ISIL fighters returning home?

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 - 9:02pm
British nationals who fight in Iraq and Syria could have passports confiscated under tough new proposals.

ISIL fighters driven out of Iraq's Beiji

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 - 8:16pm
Government forces claim control of key town, which came under group's control in June along with nearby oil refinery.

Nigeria's Chibok falls to Boko Haram

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 - 7:14pm
Impoverished town in Borno state synonymous with mass abduction of schoolgirls seized by armed group in new attack.

Sweden confirms foreign submarine incursion

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 - 6:58pm
Supreme commander says small submarine entered Swedish territory last month, but stops short of blaming any country.

UN: ISIL committing war crimes in Syria

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 - 4:55pm
Massacres, beheadings, torture, sexual enslavement and forced pregnancy being carried out by group, investigators say.

Afghan leader makes historic Pakistan visit

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 - 1:35am
President Ashraf Ghani is to meet Pakistan prime minister in Islamabad in bid to improve ties between the two nations.

Britain to seize jihadists' passports

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 - 1:17am
PM outlines plans to seize passports for Britons linked to armed groups and stop them returning from fighting overseas.

Burkina Faso factions approve transition plan

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 - 8:34pm
Army reaches deal with opposition, civil groups and religious leaders on blueprint to return country to civilian rule.

'Steps agreed' to calm Jerusalem tensions

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 - 8:11pm
US Secretary of State John Kerry says agreement made in talks involving Israel and Jordan to de-escalate situation.

FIFA accused of cover-up by investigator

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 - 7:45pm
After Qatar and Russia are cleared of corruption claims, investigator says his findings were misrepresented.

ISIL leader calls for attacks in audio clip

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 - 7:36pm
Group claims man speaking in recording is its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, following reports he was wounded or killed.

Embassies of Egypt and UAE attacked in Libya

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 - 4:01pm
Guards injured as diplomatic missions of two Arab countries opposed to militias in control of Tripoli are targeted.

Iraqi PM removes dozens of commanders

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 - 12:01pm
Military reform seen as bid to boost morale of "troops on the frontline" battling armed groups across the country.

Fears rise amid Ukraine truce breaches

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 - 10:29am
Russia rejects claims it has been supporting rebels in Ukraine and says Kiev is responsible for breaking the ceasefire.

Russia 'fuelling' war in Ukraine

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 - 1:57am
US envoy to the UN says Moscow is the "root of the problem" after NATO confirms entry of Russian weapons into Ukraine.

Mexico protesters torch state assembly

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 - 1:03am
Masked demonstrators set on fire parts of Guerrero state legislature in protest against apparent killing of 43 students.

India detains doctor behind deadly surgeries

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 - 1:01am
RK Gupta arrested in connection with deaths of 13 women after conducting mass sterilisation surgeries in Chhattisgarh.

Egypt navy vessels come under attack

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 - 12:33am
At least five servicemen injured and eight others missing after assailants launch attacks at the Mediterranean sea.