COALITION AGAINST ISIL IN DISAGREEMENT ON HOW TO HANDLE DETAINEES

Thousands of ISIL detainees and their family members remain in camps and prisons in Syria.

IS BOLIVIA HEADING FOR MORE UNREST?

Tension in Bolivia after Evo Morales resigned as president and Jeanine Anez declared herself the interim leader.

 
 
 

LAWSUIT: AUNG SAN SUU KYI 'COMMITTED CRIMES' AGAINST ROHINGYA

Human rights icon Suu Kyi accused of 'tending towards the annihilation of the Rohingya', criminal complaint alleges.

GAZA: EIGHT FAMILY MEMBERS KILLED, 12 CRITICAL IN ISRAELI RAIDS

Three adults and 5 children were killed in attacks while 12 other Palestinian family members in critical condition.

 
 
 

CHINA COMPLETES LANDING TEST FOR FIRST MARS MISSION IN 2020

The Mars lander undergoes a hovering-and-obstacle avoidance test at a sprawling site in Huailai, northwest of Beijing.

'WORST EVER' UK HEALTH SERVICE RESULTS PILE PRESSURE ON JOHNSON

Britain's much-loved NHS is stretched to crisis point after nearly a decade of Conservative government.

 
 
 

NORTH KOREA REBUFFS US OFFER OF DECEMBER TALKS

North's nuclear negotiator says country has 'no willingness' to have negotiations with US aimed at appeasing them.

AT EBOLA GROUND ZERO IN DR CONGO, NEW VACCINE OFFERS HOPE

More than 2,000 people have died since the outbreak of the disease, but better treatment and a new vaccine give residents hope.

 
 
 

AFRICA SUMMIT EXPLORES PROGRESS ON ISSUES AFFECTING WOMEN

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta opened summit by pledging to end female genital mutilation by 2022.

FISH COMPANY CEO 'STEPS ASIDE' FOLLOWING AL JAZEERA INVESTIGATION

Thorsteinn Mar Baldvinsson, CEO of Iceland's fishing conglomerate Samherji, was suspended pending a bribery probe.

 
 
 

A CHANGE OF GUARD AS THE VELVET REVOLUTION TURNS 30?

First the Czechs and Slovaks fought communism; now they're fighting populism.

SPANISH STATE TV SHUNS SUPER CUP IN SAUDI OVER RIGHTS CONCERNS

Spanish broadcaster RTVE says it will not cover football tournament in Jeddah since the kingdom 'violates human rights'.

 
 
 

WAS POLITICIAN'S KILLING A TURNING POINT IN LEBANON'S PROTESTS?

Demonstrators stopped to pay their respects to Alaa Abou Fakher, who was shot in the head by a soldier on Tuesday.

WORLD LEADERS DISCUSS STRATEGIES AGAINST ISIL

Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS meets in US after recent developments in northeast Syria, including death of ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

 
 
 

KUWAIT'S GOVERNMENT SUBMITS RESIGNATION

The resignation comes after Kuwaiti lawmakers submitted a motion for a no-confidence vote against the interior minister.

BEHROUZ BOOCHANI LEAVES MANUS ISLAND AFTER SIX YEARS, LANDS IN NZ

The Iranian-Kurdish writer, held in PNG since 2013, says he may seek asylum in New Zealand or the US.

 
 
 

SRI LANKAN AUTHOR ATTACKED AHEAD OF KEY PRESIDENTIAL POLLS

The attack comes a week after Lasantha Wijeratne published a book criticising the main opposition candidate.

EMERGING ECONOMY LEADERS MEET AT 11TH BRICS SUMMIT IN BRAZIL

Focus is on stimulating economies while ties with China; crises in Venezuela and Bolivia dominate talks

 
 
 

CLIMATE CHANGE EXPOSES CHILDREN TO LIFELONG HEALTH HARM: DOCTORS

A new study says impacts of climate change could burden an entire generation with disease and illness.

UKRAINE UNSURE OF ALLIANCES AMID US IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY

US impeachment scandal leaves Ukrainians feeling unmoored as talks with Russia loom and country prepares to join NATO.

 
 
 



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