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South Korea’s impeached Park not leaving presidential Blue House ‘for now’ – spokesman

South Korea’s impeached Park not leaving presidential Blue House ‘for now’ – spokesman

Impeached South Korean leader Park Geun-hye will not leave the presidential Blue House residence on Friday, her spokesman said following a constitutional court verdict...
Al-Shabaab leader surrenders to Somali govt – AMISOM

Al-Shabaab leader surrenders to Somali govt – AMISOM

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Thursday confirmed that the leader of the militant group al-Shabaab has surrendered to government forces in...
Israel uncovers online weapons smuggling cell in West Bank

Israel uncovers online weapons smuggling cell in West Bank

Israeli military on Wednesday said Israeli forces raided an online “illegal weapons shop” in the West Bank city of Nablus. “Overnight, security forces uncovered a...
Iraqi PM pledges to fight IS militants to the end

Iraqi PM pledges to fight IS militants to the end

Iraqi Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi, on Wednesday said Iraq would continue striking the Islamic State (IS) militants in neighbouring countries to protect its cities. Abadi,...
Iran bars U.S. visitors in retaliation to Trump’s revised ban

Iran bars U.S. visitors in retaliation to Trump’s revised ban

Iran will not issue visas to Americans as long as the U. S. refuses to issue visas to Iranians, Deputy Foreign Minister Majid Takht-Ravanchi...
Sri Lanka's cabinet 'clears port deal' after security concerns addressed

Protests in India after fisherman is shot dead by Sri Lankan navy

A Tamil fisherman was allegedly shot dead by the Sri Lankan Navy triggering protests in south India, following which Delhi raised concerns over the...
China increases military budget by 7%

China increases military budget by 7%

Following a comment by the President of United States of America, Donald Trump outlining a boost to the US defence budget, the Chinese government says it...
Taiwan president vows justice for victims of 1947 massacre

Taiwan president vows justice for victims of 1947 massacre

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Tuesday vowed to ensure truth and justice for the victims of a massacre carried out seven decades ago by...
6.0-magnitude earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea

5.6-magnitude quake strikes Japan’s northeast, no tsunami warning issued

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 on Tuesday struck off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture in Japan’s northeast, although no tsunami warning...
UN launches $313m fund for Libya

8,000 people escape western Mosul since offensive – UN

The UN on Tuesday said around 8,000 people have fled from western Mosul and surrounding areas since Iraqi forces launched an offensive to dislodge...