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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says he is "open to dialogue" with South Korea in the New Year, but has warned the US he has…

Death toll jumps as Iran protests continue

At least 12 people have been killed in Iran, according to local news media reports, as anti-government demonstrations continued across the country for a fourth…
At least 81 reporters were killed doing their jobs in 2017, as harassment and attacks on journalists have been on the rise, according to the…
At least two protesters have been killed in rare anti-government protests in Iran, according to a semi-official Iranian news agency. The Mehr news agency said…
An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced former President Mohamed Morsi and 19 others to three years in jail in an “insulting judiciary” case, a judiciary…

Israel withdraws from UNESCO

Israel has filed notice to withdraw from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) alongside the United States. Israel has blasted UNESCO in…
The US has warned Iran to respect people's right to protest, as rare anti-government rallies, which began over the high cost of living, grip cities…
Russian president has called Wednesday's explosion in St. Petersburg a "terror attack," according to local media on Thursday. "A terror attack was committed in St.…
Children in conflict zones around the world suffered "at a shocking scale" in 2017 as they became front line targets; used as human shields, killed,…

Turkey announces the killing of 7 of the PKK

The Turkish army announced the killing of 7 PKK fighters in air raids inside the territory of Kurdistan Region. "The Turkish military aircraft carried out…
The evacuation of emergency medical cases from Syria’s embattled Eastern Ghouta district, a suburb of Damascus, has officially begun, according to the International Committee of…

Turkey sends more troops to Qatar

A new batch of Turkish soldiers have arrived at Turkey's military base in Qatar as part of a joint defence agreement between the two countries.…
Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh on Tuesday said U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was aimed at “terminating” the Palestinian…
U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital is a “glaring violation of international law,” said the rector of a Malaysian university. Speaking…
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