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Over 100 dead, thousands left homeless by Afghan floods

Over 100 dead, thousands left homeless by Afghan floods

More than 100 people have been killed and thousands left homeless by flash floods in north and west Afghanistan, officials…
US readies more sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

US readies more sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

The United States said on Friday it was prepared to impose further targeted sanctions on Russia over its actions in…
18 killed in attack on Shiite political rally in Iraq

18 killed in attack on Shiite political rally in Iraq

A series of explosions killed 18 people at a Shi'ite political organization's rally in Iraq on Friday, police and medical…
Palestinian PM offers to quit, easing way for unity government

Palestinian PM offers to quit, easing way for unity government

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah offered his resignation on Friday, the official news agency WAFA said, a move which may…
Mali 2012 coup leader facing fresh charge over mass grave

Mali 2012 coup leader facing fresh charge over mass grave

Malian prosecutors have charged 2012 coup leader Amadou Sanogo with complicity to murder over the discovery of a mass grave…
Israel mulls reprisals for Palestinian unity deal

Israel mulls reprisals for Palestinian unity deal

 Israel's security cabinet met Thursday to weigh its retaliation to a unity deal struck between the Palestinian leadership and the…
South Sudan rebels claim to be closing in on oil fields

South Sudan rebels claim to be closing in on oil fields

 Rebels in South Sudan said Thursday they were closing in on key oil fields and two state capitals, predicting an…
Abbas seeks legitimacy in Palestinian strategy splurge

Abbas seeks legitimacy in Palestinian strategy splurge

Rather than keep his cards close to his chest, President Mahmoud Abbas is playing them all at once in a…
Hamas, Abbas’s PLO announce reconciliation agreement

Hamas, Abbas’s PLO announce reconciliation agreement

(Reuters) - The Gaza-based Islamist group Hamas and President Mahmoud Abbas's Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) agreed on Wednesday to implement…
Obama reassures Japan, other allies on China as Asia trip begins

Obama reassures Japan, other allies on China as Asia trip begins

US President Barack Obama has said Washington welcomes China's rise but that engagement with Beijing would not come at the…
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