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Turkey votes in historic referendum

More than 55 million Turkish citizens began voting across the country on Sunday in a historic referendum proposing key constitutional changes, including giving wide-ranging executive…

Blast kills at least 100 Syrian evacuees

At least 100 people were killed Saturday when a blast in southern Aleppo hit buses ferrying Syrians evacuated from two besieged regime-held towns, a civil…
The Afghan authorities have revised the death toll from Thursday’s Mother of All Bombs (MOAB) attack by the U.S. on Daesh hideouts to 92 on…
North Korea revealed a suspected intercontinental ballistic missile Saturday, as the reclusive state marked its most important holiday with a first major military show since…
At least 17 people have been killed and 20 missing in Iran's northwest after torrential rains triggered severe flooding, according to state media. Iran's state…
Military force cannot resolve tension over North Korea, China said on Thursday, while an influential Chinese newspaper urged the North to halt its nuclear programme…
Russia on Wednesday shot down a UN Security Council draft resolution that would have condemned a chemical weapons attack in Syria that killed scores earlier…
Russian authorities breached European human rights laws when they stormed a school seized by fighters in 2004, contributing to the deaths of more than 300…
A new report warned on Wednesday that the number of people in Ethiopia needing food assistance could rise in the coming months. Research from the…
At least 13 civilians were killed by a U.S.-led coalition airstrike in western Mosul on Wednesday, according to a local Air Force pilot. The raid…
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday insisted that the U.S. should not carry out further attacks against Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria. Speaking at…

US: No doubt Syria used chemical weapons

The US Secretary of Defense has said there is no doubt that the Syrian government was responsible for a poison gas attack last week on…
In a surprise move, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran's former president, has registered as a candidate for next month's presidential election. Ahmadinejad had previously said he would…
Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano said on Tuesday G7 ministers had failed to reach consensus over proposed sanctions against Russia for its backing of Syrian…