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UN demands end to Israeli settlements after US abstention

UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian lands, with the United States abstaining. Diplomats at the ...

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Assad must resume ‘direct talks’ with opposition: Turkey FM

Turkey is calling on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to hold “direct talks” with the country’s foreign-backed opposition a week after Damascus succeeded in liberating Aleppo, the last major militant-held urban ...

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Turkey nabs six over killing of Russia envoy

Turkey has arrested six people in connection with the assassination earlier of Russia’s ambassador to the country. An off-duty police officer in civilian clothing, identified as 22-year-old Mevlut Mert Altintas, ...

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Gunman injures three in attack on Zurich mosque

Three people have been injured after a man attacked a mosque in the Swiss city of Zurich and opened fire on worshipers on Monday evening. Police said the attacker stormed ...

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Russian ambassador to Turkey killed after gun attack

The Russian ambassador to Ankara has reportedly died of being seriously wounded following a gun attack in the Turkish capital. Andrey Karlov was attacked while visiting an art exhibition opening in the Turkish ...

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Blast at Cairo cathedral kills at least 25

Security fears swept across Cairo on Monday as police probed the deadly bomb blast that ripped through a Coptic church the day before. The explosion Sunday morning — in the ...

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