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November 8, 2017 10:20 PM Egypt's Sisi against idea of strikes on Iran, Hezbollah

Sharm el-Sheikh - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Wednesday he was against the idea of military strikes against Iran or the Tehran-backed Lebanese group Hezbollah as there was enough turmoil already in the Middle East. He was asked what he thought of the prospect of such strikes in a question and answer session with journalists - two days after 404

November 2, 2017 3:46 AM Australia has stranded hundreds of refugees on a remote island

For four years, Australia has detained hundreds of refugees on a remote island belonging to Papua New Guinea. From the start, those refugees, who had attempted to reach Australia illegally by boat from all over the world, protested the detention center's terrible conditions. They clamored for the center's closing, and many in Australia took to the streets 122

November 1, 2017 8:50 AM Saudi-led air strike kills 21 people in Yemen: Reuters witness

DUBAI - An air strike by a Saudi-led military coalition killed 21 people at a market in Yemen's northern Saadah province on Wednesday, according to a Reuters witness at the scene. The attack which struck the Sahar district of the vast territory, on the border with Saudi Arabia, reduced the site to a heap of twisted sheet metal. Medics gathered corpses 102

October 29, 2017 2:05 AM Mogadishu Hotel Blast Kills at Least 23, Latest in Wave of Violence

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A suicide truck bomb exploded outside a popular hotel in Somalia's capital on Saturday, killing at least 23 people and wounding more than 30, and gunfire continued as security forces pursued other attackers inside the building, police said. Two more blasts were heard, one when an attacker detonated a suicide vest. Speaking to The Associated 94

October 29, 2017 1:17 AM Mogadishu hotel attack leaves 23 dead, al-Shabab takes responsibility

A suicide truck bomb exploded outside a popular hotel in Somalia’s capital on Saturday, killing at least 23 people and wounding more than 30, and gunfire continued as security forces pursued other attackers inside the building, police said. Two more blasts were heard, one when an attacker detonated a suicide vest. Speaking by telephone from the scene 90

October 28, 2017 6:05 PM Man City surge on, United sink Spurs to stay second

LONDON: Manchester City maintained their charge towards the Premier League title with a 3-2 win at West Bromwich Albion as Manchester United kept within five points of their neighbours with a 1-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday. Goals from Leroy Sane, Fernandinho and Raheem Sterling moved the leaders on to 28 points - equalling the best return 110

October 28, 2017 1:39 PM Martial strikes late as United see off Spurs

Anthony Martial came off the bench to fire Manchester United to victory as Jose Mourinho's men edged a cagey encounter with high-flying Tottenham. Second hosted third as the Premier League title contenders looked to keep up with early pace-setters Manchester City. The match looked set to end in an unremarkable draw, only for substitute Martial to race onto Romelu 117

October 28, 2017 7:56 AM 'Independent' Catalonia wakes up under Madrid's control

BARCELONA: Catalonia woke up Saturday (Oct 28) under the direct control of Madrid as the Spanish prime minister took drastic measures to quash secession, deposing the region's leaders and dissolving its parliament hours after lawmakers declared independence. In a dramatic escalation of a political crisis that has stoked alarm in Europe and sent shockwaves 39

October 28, 2017 7:41 AM Korea war could kill up to 300,000 people even without nuclear weapons: Report

SEOUL (BLOOMBERG) - Renewed conflict on the Korean peninsula could kill hundreds of thousands of people in the first few days alone even if no nuclear weapons are involved, according to a new report by the Congressional Research Service (CRS). Given population densities on the peninsula, military conflict "could affect upwards of 25 million people on either 32

October 28, 2017 6:00 AM All eyes on whether Catalonian leader will step down after Madrid crushed independence bid

BARCELONA (AFP) - Catalonia woke up on Saturday (Oct 28) under the direct control of Madrid as the Spanish prime minister took drastic measures to quash secession, deposing the region's leaders and dissolving its parliament hours after lawmakers declared independence. In a dramatic escalation of a political crisis that has stoked alarm in Europe and sent shockwaves 33