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Hamas says it has arrested the killer of senior commander Mazen Faqha, who was shot dead in March, and said the suspect had carried out…
Turkey's top officials have sharply criticised a decision by the United States to arm Kurdish fighters battling ISIL in Syria - with Washington responding that…
Moon Jae-in looks likely to be South Korea's next president according to the exit poll data which gave him a lead of more than 18…
The ongoing conflict in Afghanistan has forced 88,481 people to leave their homes since the beginning of 2017, according to a United Nations report. Displacements…
An international rights group on Monday urged the government of Myanmar to reopen two Muslim religious schools that were shut down late April following the…
An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced the head of the Muslim Brotherhood and two other group leaders to 25 years behind bars for the roles…
The civil war in South Sudan has forced more than two million children to flee their homes, according to two UN agencies. Children make up…
A gas leak has killed at least 18 people working in a coal mine in central China, including the manager and others who attempted to…
Many European leaders are voicing relief after pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron decisively won Sunday's French presidential election victory against Marine Le Pen, the far-right nationalist…
Voters are heading to the polls Sunday to choose between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen to become the nation’s president in one of the…
North Korea's state media says it has detained another US citizen for suspicion of acts against the state. If confirmed, it would make him the…

Ismail Haniyeh elected new Hamas chief

Senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh was elected chief of the group's political bureau, a Hamas source said Saturday. Haniyeh was selected in polls that were…
The safe zones that regional powers have agreed to create in Syria will be closed for military planes of the international US-led coalition, Russia's envoy…
The United Nations atomic agency has expressed concern about the nuclear programme of North Korea, saying satellite imagery suggests that the country is moving ahead…