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Syria: Qalamoun fighters arrive in Aleppo after evacuation deal
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 17:19:44 GMT
The fighters had to leave behind their heavy weapons and armoured vehicles.

Seeking to revive an ancient transport network in the UK
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 17:14:15 GMT
There are thousands of kilometres of inland rivers and canals used to move goods in the past.

Yemenis resort to burning firewood and rubbish to cook food
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 16:25:40 GMT
Saudi blockade has caused a chronic shortage of propane gas, forcing Yemenis to find alternatives to prepare their food.

MSF: Palestinian protesters face 'injuries of unusual severity'
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 16:15:00 GMT
At least 39 Palestinians have been killed and hundreds wounded in four weeks of protest against Israel's blockade.

Afghanistan: 63 dead in attacks on voter registration centres
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 15:35:26 GMT
At least 63 people killed in bombings targeting voter registration centres in Kabul and Baghlan province, officials say.

Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan detained
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 15:34:43 GMT
Detention in Yerevan and call for 'velvet revolution' come hours after televised clash between Pashinyan and the PM.

Khansaa Gaza: Mother mourns sons killed by Israeli forces
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 15:12:41 GMT
Nawal Abu Hajeela, 58, is known locally as Khansaa of Gaza after 7th century Arab poet who lost four sons in battle.

Intipuca: A town that relies on remittances braces for end of TPS
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 14:50:09 GMT
Residents of eastern El Salvador town worry about how they will survive after the end of US Temporary Protected Status.

Two Kenyan runners win London Marathon
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 14:32:37 GMT
Eliud Kipchoge won the men's marathon for the third time while his countrywoman, Vivian Cheruiyot, won the women's race for the first.

N Koreans on Trump: 'Is he even a human?'
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 13:54:23 GMT
Talking to ordinary North Koreans about Trump and the US.

Saudi drone enthusiasts to require permit after 'palace incident'
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 13:13:53 GMT
Measure comes after toy drone was reportedly shot down over King Salman's palace in Riyadh, with heavy gunfire.

Earth Day - Be more environmentally friendly
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 12:11:43 GMT
April 22 marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern green movement in 1970.

Syria and the beginning of a new Cold War
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 11:49:13 GMT
Russia and the West are transferring their increasingly hostile confrontation to Syria.

Kuala Lumpur police: Killing of al-Batsh an 'international issue'
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 11:14:06 GMT
Malaysia deputy PM says suspects in killing of Fadi al-Batsh believed to be Europeans with links to foreign spy agency.

Gaza hospitals handling influx of wounded, against all odds
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:59:22 GMT
With minimum resources and constant power cuts, hospitals in Gaza continue to deliver life saving surgeries and care.

Qatar-Gulf crisis: All latest updates
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:33:39 GMT
Today is the 321st day of the blockade.

Hungarians protest PM Orban for second week
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:27:24 GMT
Demonstrations against newly-elected PM Viktor Orban continued on Saturday with a protest focusing on media freedom.

Filthy Mumbai beach rebreeds turtles, thanks to a city lawyer
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:06:57 GMT
The incredible story of Afroz Shah, who led efforts to remove 13 million kg of toxic waste from Versova beach.

Somalia warns Dubai Ports World against violating its sovereignty
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 08:34:16 GMT
State-owned port operator should rethink its deal with breakaway region and work with the government, says Somali FM.

At least 10 killed as unrest intensifies in Nicaragua
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 07:30:28 GMT
Police accused of using live bullets on demonstrators as week of protests against Ortega and pension reforms continue.

Stephen Lawrence: Murder that shook UK's racial dynamics
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 06:52:01 GMT
April 22, 1993, killing of black man by five white youths laid bare Met Police incompetence, corruption and racism.

Is North Korea serious about peace?
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 06:25:03 GMT
Kim Jong-un announces the suspension of all missile tests, ahead of historic talks with South Korea and the US.

Victim-blaming and objectification: Sexism in Italy's media
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 06:12:59 GMT
Why the country's media missed its 'Harvey Weinstein moment'.

Hong Kong invests in renewable energy project
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 05:34:20 GMT
A mere 0.1 percent of the city's power comes from green sources, but the government now seeks to harness the power of the sun.

South African president appeals for calm after violent protests
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 05:28:40 GMT
Cyril Ramaphosa cuts short his attendance at Commonwealth summit in London to deal with violent protests at home.

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