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Can Hamas walk the fine line between deterrence and escalation?

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 - 4:38am
Hamas and other Palestinian factions in Gaza have launched rockets at Israel in what they call a response to aggression.

Five die after shoot-out at Mexico City's Garibaldi Plaza

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 - 4:29am
Reports suggest rival cartels may be fighting over turf in capital after clashes involving gunmen dressed as mariachis.

Turkey sentences alleged British YPG fighter for 'terrorism'

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 - 3:20am
Former British soldier, Joe Robinson, was arrested in Turkey last year after posting photos with YPG fighters in Syria.

Large war games distract from the complexity of China-Russia ties

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 - 3:15am
Russia and China may have shared interests, but they are not on the verge of a traditional alliance.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls for second referendum on Brexit

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 - 3:15am
In an editorial for the Observer newspaper, the Labour Party politician said Brexit would cause job losses.

The ICC: A common cause between John Bolton and Africa?

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 - 3:08am
African states should think long and hard before backing Bolton's attacks on the ICC.

Houthis 'sign memorandum' with UN to transport wounded abroad

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 - 3:06am
Rebel group claims the agreement will allow critically ill patients to be air-lifted abroad for treatment.

Thousands of Ethiopians hail return of once-banned Oromo group

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 - 4:07pm
Supporters celebrate in Addis Ababa as the leadership of the Oromo Liberation Front returns from exile.

Typhoon Mangkhut kills 12 in Philippines, heads to southern China

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 - 3:57pm
Powerful storm moves across South China Sea, leaves trail of battered homes and landslides in northern Philippines.

'Florence is not over': At least eight dead as storm downgraded

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 - 3:36pm
At least eight killed as Florence, downgraded to a tropical storm, continues to 'wreak havoc' on East Coast.

Can France heal the wounds of its colonial past?

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 - 3:29pm
A French president admits, for the first time, the widespread use of torture during Algeria's war of independence.

Brazil: Stabbed candidate recovering, leads opinion poll

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 - 2:09pm
Jair Bolsonaro was backed by 26 percent of those surveyed, up two points, while his leftist rival also made gains.

Rwandan opposition leader among 2,100 released from prison

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 - 1:55pm
FDU-Inkingi leader Victoire Ingabire walked free on Saturday after a surprise pardon from Rwandan President Paul Kagame.

Civilians killed in twin attacks in Burkina Faso

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 - 12:22pm
A religious leader was killed along with seven other people during overnight attacks on two eastern villages.

Waiting to be bulldozed: Khan al-Ahmar's residents stuck in limbo

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 - 12:16pm
Residents determined to fight after Israeli court rules in favour of demolishing the occupied West Bank village they've called home for decades.

Egypt: Mubarak's sons arrested for alleged stock manipulation

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 - 12:15pm
Two sons of the former Egyptian president are among several men held in a corruption investigation.

NASA's new satellite measures ice levels on Earth

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 - 11:04am
The ICESAT-2 satellite measuring ice levels - the first such mission by NASA in nearly a decade - will repeat tests four times a year, providing scientists with a continuous record.

Iran orders closure of newspaper for 'insulting' Shia Islam

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 - 9:48am
Reports say Sedayeh Eslahat ordered shut by top prosecutor for 'desecrating' family of Prophet Muhammad's grandson.

Deadlock broken as Iraqi parliament elects speaker

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 - 9:39am
Mohammed al-Halbousi, 37, is chosen as speaker by Iraqi legislators in first step towards formation of government.

London museum uses brain waves to pilot a huge balloon

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 - 9:32am
The London Design Festival is inviting visitors to fly in a seven-metre balloon - without ever leaving the ground.