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A 22-year old born in the former Soviet republic of Kyrgyzstan has been accused of carrying out Monday's attack on a St Petersburg train that…

Blasts hit St Petersburg metro

At least 10 people were reported dead in two blasts in the metro system of Saint Petersburg, Russia's second city, according to local media. The…
A large fire broke out at a high-rise under-construction building near Dubai's largest shopping mall, sending thick gray smoke billowing over the heart of the…
At least 254 people have been killed and hundreds more are missing after torrential rains triggered severe flooding and mudslides in the city of Mocoa,…
China has banned "abnormal" beards and full-face coverings in the remote western region of Xinjiang as part of tighter "anti-extremism" regulations that also prohibit rejecting…
A “secure perimeter” was established around the White House on Tuesday after a man carrying a package made “suspicious comments”, an official said. The security…

Plane crash kills 4 in eastern Libya

Four people were killed when an aircraft crashed over a house in Libya's eastern city of Tobruk on Wednesday, according to a local military official.…

Arab League summit opens in Jordan

The annual Arab League summit kicked off on Wednesday in the Dead Sea region in Jordan. The one-day summit is attended by 18 Arab leaders,…
The number of Kenyans needing emergency food aid has doubled in the past three months to three million, the Red Cross said on Tuesday, as…
A US-backed alliance of Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters has captured a strategic airbase from ISIL in northern Syria in the first major victory for…
South Korea’s military insisted Sunday it would not tolerate aggression from North Korea, with intelligence suggesting Pyongyang is gearing up for a sixth ever nuclear…
Hamas authorities have shut the Gaza border with Israel after the killing of a senior commander, which Hamas blamed on "Israel and its collaborators". The…
Unknown assailants in the Gaza Strip have shot dead a senior Hamas member, officials in Gaza said, blaming Israel for the killing. Iyad al-Bozum, an…
The United Nations expressed profound concern on Saturday over the escalating number of civilian casualties reported in the battle to retake the Iraqi city of…