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At least 14 killed in suicide blast north of Baghdad

Explosion hits "minibus packed with women and children" at entrance to town of Khalis, official says

France Attacker Had Salsa-Dancing Secret Life

What kind of man would drive a truck through a crowd of families watching a fireworks show? A troubled, secretive, and deeply unpleasant one, the New York Times found in interviews with those who knew Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel. The 31-year-old, who killed 84 people in the attack in Nice, "danced,...

Malaysian Police Dismiss MH370 ‘Pilot Murder-Suicide’ Claim

It is the latest twist in the $135 million investigation that relatives of the victims have long accused of a lack of transparency

Liberia after Ebola: Turning midwives into surgeons

Liberian midwives are being trained as surgeons to assume the role of maternal health doctors killed by Ebola.

The West fails the 'coup test' in Turkey

Many in the Western media and their analyses failed to show respect and extend credit to the society of Turkey.

Ex-Niger Delta Militants ‘Negotiating’ With Government, Call NDA ‘Criminals’

An ex-militant group that led an insurgency in Nigeria’s oil-rich Niger Delta in the mid-2000s has said it is negotiating with the government to bring an end to a spate of damaging attacks on oil pipelines. The Movement for the Emancipation...Show More Summary

Report: Turkey issues warrants for 42 journalists

Country presses ahead with crackdown against people with alleged links to U.S.-based Muslim cleric in wake of failed coup

ASEAN bloc breaks deadlock on South China Sea

Manila had earlier requested the bloc's joint statement to mention recent UN-backed court ruling on South China Sea row.

Families of Gaza war victims protest lack of aid

Palestinian government has failed the families who need its assistance the most, demonstrators say.

United Nations: In Afghanistan, children bear brunt of war

Daunting figures released just days after the deadliest bombing to hit Kabul since the insurgency began in 2001

After Days of Deadlock, ASEAN Releases Statement on South China Sea Dispute

Failure to mention international court ruling illustrates China's growing clout over the region

Iraq: Suicide attack kills at least 21 near Baghdad

Hospital sources say death toll likely to rise after bomb goes off as cars wait to enter Khalis, north of capital.

Turkey: Arrest warrants issued for 42 journalists

Move to detain journalists is the latest in a string of arrests since a failed attempt to topple the government.

Helping Malawi's animals back into the wild

From monkeys to pythons, antelope to lions, the Lilongwe Wildlife Trust rescues, rehabilitates and returns animals.

Syrians between a rock and a hard place on Turkey coup

Mohammed — not his real name — is a Syrian opposed to Syrian President Bashar Assad. In 2013, he fled to Turkey with his young family. A little over a week ago, he among the first out in Istanbul streets, waving the Turkish flag in support...Show More Summary

Brussels briefing: An anxious summer

The offices have cleared, the traffic is calm, the sun is (supposed) to be out. Brussels is tranquil. But it belies a precarious week for the poor souls still left in town. There are still some delicate issues to deal with. Italian banks are top of the list. Show More Summary

China sidesteps criticism over territorial expansion in South China Sea

After hectic negotiations, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) issues watered-down rebuke that amounts to less than slap on the wrist

Southeast Asian nations give weak rebuke to China over South China Sea dispute

Southeast Asian nations have delivered a watered-down rebuke to China for its territorial expansion in the South China Sea, in a diplomatic victory for China. After deadlocked negotiations among the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, the grouping issued a joint statement...

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