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Every day, 13-year old Birhanu Haftu walks four hours to fetch water in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia. Severe drought has hit this year…
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has apologised for the downing of a Russian military jet near the country's border with Syria, saying there was no…

Deadly storms strike the eastern US

At least 23 people have been killed by floods in West Virginia. Hundreds more have been rescued from swamped homes as the U.S. state suffers…
Secretary-General of the Kurdistan Islamic Union, Salahadin Muhammad Bahaedin, in the Office of the Executive Council of the Union in the city of Sulaimaniya, received…
An 18-year-old man who authorities said planned to fly to Morocco and travel to Islamic State-controlled territory to join the group was arrested in Indiana…
Millions of Britons are voting to decide whether the UK will remain a part of the European Union in a referendum that has divided the…
North Korea has conducted back-to-back tests of a mid-range ballistic missile from its eastern coast, South Korean officials say. One test of the powerful Musudan…
India has successfully launched a rocket carrying a record 20 satellites, as its space agency looks to grab a larger slice of the lucrative commercial…
Belgian police detained one suspect following a bomb alert at a shopping center in Brussels on Tuesday. No explosives were found on the man detained…
The United Nations refugee agency says persecution and conflict in places such as Syria and Afghanistan raised the total number of refugees and internally displaced…
An Egyptian court has handed down its final ruling in the trial of 11 people, including toppled president Mohamed Morsi and Al Jazeera journalists, accused…
The United Arab Emirates says the "war is over" for its troops in Yemen, though it may continue to keep them there for "counterterrorism operations".…
The Syrian government has accused Germany and France of "blatant interference" in its affairs by allegedly deploying special forces in its territory. The German defence…
Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed following US-led air strikes in Syria, according to reports. A statement from Amaq news agency linked…