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Erdogan in Moscow for talks with Putin on Syria safe zone Erdogan in Moscow for talks with Putin on Syria safe zone

Turkey has welcomed Washington's planned withdrawal from Syria


Priyanka follows Nehru-Gandhi footsteps into Indian politics Priyanka follows Nehru-Gandhi footsteps into Indian politics

She will oversee the party's campaign in eastern Uttar Pradesh, home to Modi's constituency in the holy Hindu city of Varanasi


France extradites African football chief to war crimes court: ICC France extradites African football chief to war crimes court: ICC

The transfer of Ngaissona, who is from the Central African Republic,"followed the completion of necessary national proceedings in France


Australian writer 'missing' in China Australian writer 'missing' in China

The Australian government says- it is investigating reports a Chinese-Australian writer has gone missing in China.


Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi formally enters politics in India Priyanka Gandhi formally enters politics in India

The party on Wednesday announced she will hold the title of All India Congress Committee General Secretary


Apartment fire in Syria's capital kills 7 siblings Apartment fire in Syria's capital kills 7 siblings

SANA says the cause of the Tuesday night fire in the fourth-floor apartment was not immediately known


How dangerous is Australia for women?

How dangerous is Australia for women?

The death of Israeli Arab student Aya Maasarwe, 21, has sparked an outcry and fresh debate about violence against women in Australia


Hong Kong's legislature takes up China national anthem bill

Hong Kong's legislature takes up China national anthem bill

The move comes after soccer fans here booed the anthem at the start of international qualifiers


Landslide, flooding from dam kill 6 in central Indonesia

6 killed in Indonesia landslide

The death toll could rise as areas hit by landslides are waiting for heavy earthmoving equipment to join the search effort


Thai royal palace issues decree on 1st election since coup Thai royal issues decree on 1st election

The date of the vote is to be announced by the Election Commission within five day


Zimbabwe troops accused of 'systematic torture' of protesters

Zimbabwe troops 'used systematic torture'

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission strongly criticises authorities for using troops to quell demonstrations


Putin and Erdogan to hold Syria talks Putin and Erdogan to hold Syria talks

The two leaders are on opposite sides of the conflict: Russia provides critical support to the Syrian government


Rudolf Hess: DNA test disproves Spandau prison conspiracy theory Hitler deputy conspiracy theory quashed

A DNA test carried out by Austrian scientists has shown that the man imprisoned in Berlin's Spandau Prison had indeed been Hitler's deputy


Four held over New York state 'plot' against Muslims Four held over NY 'plot' against Muslims

The suspects are accused of possessing homemade bombs and firearms, and planning to attack Islamberg, founded by a Pakistani cleric in the 1980s


US Supreme Court allows Trump military transgender ban US Supreme Court allows Trump military transgender ban

The court voted 5-4 to grant a Trump administration request to lift injunctions blocking the policy while challenges continue in lower courts


India detains Rohingya stuck in border standoff with Bangladesh India detains Rohingya stuck in border standoff with Bangladesh

Bangladesh already hosts around a million Rohingya refugees in giant camps in the country's southeast


No Mossad link to Brussels Jewish museum attack: investigators No Mossad link to Brussels Jewish museum attack: investigators

Jewish community leaders voiced fears that the defence will deflect attention from the anti-Semitic nature of the attacks


20 presumed dead from ship fires off Crimea 20 presumed dead from ship fires off Crimea

Ukraine's government says that at the time of the accident AIS tracking devices had been turned off on both vessels


Ex-diplomats, scholars urge China to release Canadians Ex-diplomats, scholars urge China to release Canadians

The letter comes amid heightened diplomatic tensions between Ottawa and Beijing since Meng's arrest


Mexico probes negligence in pipeline blast that killed 91

Mexico probes negligence in pipeline blast that killed 91

The death toll from the blast and ensuing fire has now risen to 91 people


Brexit: MPs put forward rival plans to May's deal UK MPs put forward rival Brexit plans

MPs are due to vote on a modified version of Mrs May's deal on January 29


Death toll rises to 45 in Taliban attack Death toll rises to 45 in Taliban attack

The attack began when a suicide bomber first drove a Humvee into the base in eastern Maidan Wardak province


'The bed that saved me from the Taliban'

'The bed that saved me from the Taliban'

Just over a year ago, Greek pilot Vasileios Vasileiou checked into a luxury hilltop hotel in Kabul


Little chance of quick end to painful month-long US shutdown Little chance of quick end to painful month-long US shutdown

President Donald Trump refuses to endorse a budget that does not contain $5.7 billion to build the barrier


Zimbabwe president abandons Davos trip amid unrest Zimbabwe leader abandons trip amid unrest

Mr Mnangagwa had been due to attend the Davos economic summit where he was expected to seek investment for Zimbabwe


Indonesia reviews release of radical cleric Abu Bakar Ba'asyir Indonesia reviews release of jailed cleric

The nightclub bombing killed more than 200 people, many of them Australian.


France summons Italian envoy over Africa remarks France angered by Italy's Africa remarks

Italy is the destination for thousands seeking a new life in Europe


Strong 6.1-magnitude quake hits off Indonesia Strong 6.1-magnitude quake hits off Indonesia

The vast Southeast Asian archipelago is one of the most disaster-hit nations on Earth


Russia’s oldest woman dies in North Caucasus at age 128 Russia’s oldest woman dies in North Caucasus at age 128

Nanu Shaova, a centenarian from the village of Zayukovo, Kabardino-Balkaria’s Baksan district, and Russia’s oldest woman


Death toll in ship fire near Kerch Strait rises to 14 Death toll in ship fire near Kerch Strait rises to 14

Nine people are missing after the fire broke out onboard two vessels near the Kerch Strait


Ships hit by deadly blast near Crimea, 10 killed Ships hit by deadly blast near Crimea, 10 killed

Russian rescuers are trying to reach sailors who jumped overboard. Fourteen people have so far been rescued


Taliban attack kills 126 security personnel in Afghanistan Taliban attack kills 126 security personnel in Afghanistan

Two gunmen entered the campus right after the explosion and shot at many Afghan soldiers before being gunned down during the clashes


Taliban attack on Afghan military compound leaves 20 dead At least 20 Afghan security men killed in Taliban attack

Some media reports say the attack, which targeted members of the National Directorate of Security (NDS), resulted in more than 100 deaths


EU sanctions Russia military intel chief over Skripal EU sanctions Russia military intel chief over Skripal

The EU blamed the Russians - two agents and the head and the deputy head of the GRU - for the "possession, transport and use" of the nerve agent


US Airport renamed after its hometown hero Muhammad Ali US Airport renamed after its hometown hero Muhammad Ali

The sporting champion passed away at the age of 74, reverted to Islam in 1964 then changed his name to Mohammad Ali


Indian man killed by lion after scaling zoo wall Indian man killed by lion after scaling zoo wall

Hearing his screams, the staff rushed to try and rescue the man but failed


Tornados inflict damage in Alabama town, Florida Panhandle Tornados inflict damage in Alabama town, Florida Panhandle

The severe weather hit Saturday and another tornado was reported later that evening at an air base in the Florida Panhandle


British Prime Minister turns to Brexit 'Plan B' British PM turns to Brexit 'Plan B'

After May sets out her plans for the way ahead, lawmakers are set to table a series of amendments, to be voted upon on Jan 29


Boat with migrants rescued off Libya looks for port to dock Boat with migrants rescued off Libya looks for port to dock

Several nations had not given permission for it to enter a safe port

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