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Syria: 77 civilians killed in regime bombardment

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 4:14pm
Death toll includes 20 children in Syrian government attack on besieged enclave of Eastern Ghouta, war monitor says.

Turkey denies reports Syria will help YPG in Afrin

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 3:55pm
Turkey says reports Syrian army will aid Kurdish YPG in Afrin are false, adding such a move will be a 'major disaster'.

Hopes fading for reunion of Korean families

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 3:34pm
As part of the inter-Korean talks last month, South Korea proposed a reunion of families separated by the Korean War.

US protesters rally outside White House for gun control

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 3:01pm
Rally outside the White House comes amid a growing protest movement calling for stricter gun control laws in the US.

Will Turkish and Syrian armies fight in Afrin?

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 2:49pm
Tensions escalate amid reports the Syrian military is deploying forces to fight the Turks alongside the Kurdish YPG.

Egyptian, Israeli firms sign $15bn natural gas deal

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 2:36pm
Israel to export $15bn worth of natural gas to Egypt over 10-year period.

Philippines: HIV cases up 3,147 percent in 10 years

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 1:28pm
Critics say President Duterte's statement deriding condom use as 'not satisfying' harms advocacy to prevent HIV.

Zimbabwe opposition prepares for election

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 1:22pm
Opposition members say they will try and keep the party united, despite divisions over its leadership.

The killing of Colten Boushie and Canada's hypocrisy

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 1:07pm
What does the killing of an Indigenous man, and the acquittal of his killer, say about Canada's anti-racist credentials?

Mozambique dump collapse: 17 dead, homes destroyed

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 12:39pm
Heavy rains caused the collapse of a huge rubbish dump, burying homes and killing at least 17, officials say.

ISIL claims attack on pro-government militia in Iraq

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 11:59am
ISIL claims responsibility for an attack that killed more than two dozen fighters in Iraq's Kirkuk province.

Cavusoglu: 'Nobody can stop' Turkish forces in Afrin

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 11:35am
Turkish foreign minister made remarks in response to reports that Syrian forces will fight alongside YPG against Turkey.

Ethiopia’s state of emergency 2.0

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 11:20am
The purpose of this emergency is not to protect the constitutional order but to silence the voices calling for change.

Mueller's Russia-Trump probe latest: Russians charged

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 10:06am
We break down Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 elections.

Palestinians stranded in Egypt leave for Rafah crossing

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 9:53am
Groups say 160 Palestinians were stranded for 13 days after Egyptian authorities suddenly closed Rafah crossing.

Winter storm strikes the Middle East

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 9:24am
The most extensive and significant winter weather of the season has just swept through the Middle East.

Civilian death toll rising in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 9:14am
Since the end of last December, a stepped-up government campaign has killed more than 400 civilians, including at least 100 children.

Lawsuit accuses DC police of collusion with far right

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 9:08am
An advocacy group has filed a lawsuit alleging that police broke protocol by working with a far-right organisation.

Qatar-Gulf crisis: All the latest updates

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 8:33am
Here are all the latest updates of the Qatar-Gulf crisis, now in its eighth month.

Abuse of foreign domestic workers must end now

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 8:10am
Joanna Demafelis' death in Kuwait highlights the urgent need for better protections for foreign domestic workers.