Friday, Oct 31, 2014
November 1, 20141:40 am
Barack Obama, Benjamin Netanyahu

A cartoon depicting Netanyahu piloting an airplane heading for New York's Twin Towers has set off a firestorm.

October 31, 20142:34 pm
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Burkina Faso has long been known for its relative stability in volatile West Africa.

October 31, 20143:02 am
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Israel recalled its ambassador to Sweden for "consultations", hours after Stockholm recognised Palestine.

October 30, 201411:48 pm
Mideast Iraq Islamic State Killings

The Islamic State group wanted to send a warning against anyone who might plot against its rule.

October 30, 201412:46 am

Islamic extremists overran a major northeastern town that is home to Nigeria's defense chief on Wednesday.

October 29, 201411:45 pm
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Malala, the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize laureate, is to donate USD 50,000 to help rebuild UN schools in Gaza.

October 29, 20142:59 am
Turkey Syria

Thousands of cheering, flag-waving people gave a noisy send-off to a group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga troops.

October 29, 20141:35 am
Mideast Israel Palestinians

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on recent tensions between Israel and the Palestinians.

October 28, 20143:26 pm
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Voters sought security and stability with familiar faces from Tunisia's more authoritarian past.

October 26, 20143:45 pm
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Muslim extremists from Britain, who went to Syria and Iraq to fight alongside the Islamic State, are now desperate to return home.

October 26, 201411:48 am
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The Kurdish regional government unveiled plans for up to 200 well-trained peshmerga to join Syrian Kurdish forces defending Kobane.

October 26, 20143:31 am
Botswana Elections

The party that has ruled Botswana for nearly five decades was leading Saturday in early results.

October 26, 20141:18 am
Mideast Iraq

Iraqi government forces and Shi'ite militias took control of the strategic town of Jurf al-Sakhar.

October 26, 201412:12 am
Mideast Israel Palestinians

A top Israeli minister says there is a "crisis" in in the country's relations with US that must be fixed.

October 24, 20145:44 pm
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Islamic State insurgents surrounded Kobani more than a month ago and are using weapons including tanks and armoured vehicles to attack Kurds.

October 23, 20141:14 am
Mideast Iraq

The Islamic State jihadist group has again surrounded Mount Sinjar in northern Iraq.

October 22, 201412:58 pm
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US Central Command (CENTCOM) said it conducted four airstrikes, while three others were conducted by its partner nation forces.

October 22, 20144:43 am
Mohamed Fahmy, Baher Mohamed, Peter Greste

A Cairo court has set an appeals hearing for three Al-Jazeera journalists convicted of terror-related charges.

October 22, 20142:42 am
Austria Iran Nuclear Talks

Israel expressed concerns about the direction of talks between world powers and Iran on its nuclear programme.

October 22, 201412:59 am
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UN chief Ban Ki-moon urged Israel and the Palestinians on Tuesday to move away from unilateral actions.

October 21, 20144:15 pm
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The Assembly of Experts grants Iran's supreme leader an indefinite term but it retains the power to sack him.

October 21, 20141:07 am

WHO declares Nigeria Ebola-free after 42 days with no new cases, here’s why.

October 20, 20146:40 pm
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The announcement comes after 42 days have passed _ twice the disease's maximum incubation period _ since the last case in Nigeria tested negative.

October 20, 20142:00 pm

The airdrops Sunday were the first of their kind and followed weeks of U.S. and coalition airstrikes in and near Kobani.

October 19, 20144:17 pm
Boko-s

The fate of more than 200 missing schoolgirls abducted by the insurgents six months ago still is being negotiated.

October 19, 20144:38 am
Mideast Iraq

Spain will begin training Iraqi forces later this year to battle Islamic State fighters.

October 19, 20144:30 am
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US-led airstrikes kills at least eight in ISIS-held Syria border town.

October 18, 201412:35 pm
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Six airstrikes took place near Kobani in Syria where reports indicate they successfully struck three IS buildings.

October 17, 20142:34 pm
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The fighting took place around 130 kilometres south of Gao and lasted more than six hours.

October 17, 201411:17 am
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Gonzalo was expected to slowly weaken late Thursday, a trend set to continue through Friday, forecasters said, but was still likely to hit Bermuda as a Category 3 hurricane.

October 16, 20149:03 pm
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The heavily guarded capital has been under nearly daily attacks by Sunni militants who have overrun vast areas in western and northern Iraq since early this year.

October 16, 201410:49 am
A former SIMI man from Karnataka currently said to be based in the Gulf region has been identified as a recruiter for the ISIS.

"One of the reasons why you're seeing more strikes there is because there is more ISIL there," said Pentagon spokesperson.

October 15, 20145:34 pm
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Larijani, formerly Iran's top nuclear negotiator, told a news conference in Geneva that it's necessary to build more confidence with West.

October 14, 20141:33 am
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Bombers attack govt centre, kill at least 60

October 13, 20142:39 pm
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The clash came after demonstrators protested against Jews visiting the flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.

October 13, 20142:45 pm
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IS poured in reinforcements and fired at least 11 rocket-propelled grenades into the town centre, said the Britain-based monitoring group.