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Palestinian teen in coma after shot with rubber bullet
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 22:43:17 GMT
Mohammed Tamimi shot in the face with rubber bullet by Israeli security forces during protests over US Jerusalem move.

UN Security Council to weigh resolution on Jerusalem
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 21:21:43 GMT
Draft resolution following Trump's declaration is unlikely to pass, facing a probable veto by the US.

Who will Catalans vote for?
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 20:08:05 GMT
Spain's prime minister calls for a return to normality in Catalonia as the region prepares yet again to vote.

Jerusalem as capital: All the latest
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 19:51:03 GMT
Here are the latest developments since Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

US government admits funding secret UFO programme
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 19:45:47 GMT
Department of Defense confirms it spent $22m a year from 2007 to 2012 to investigate unidentified flying objects.

WHO: Africa's healthcare suffering from lack of funding
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 18:52:05 GMT
The WHO's Africa director talks about obstacles, lessons learnt from Ebola and future of healthcare in the continent.

Saudi-led coalition air raids 'kill 10 women' in Yemen
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 18:47:33 GMT
Vehicle carrying eight female adults and two girls returning from wedding was struck by coalition air raids, locals say.

Thousands rally in Jakarta against US Jerusalem move
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 16:23:11 GMT
Estimated 80,000 protesters call on US president to stop plan to move US embassy to Jerusalem, in largest rally to date.

Europe far right hails Trump, slams EU, Islam, migrants
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 15:57:41 GMT
Politicians from continent meet in Prague to unify efforts against 'disastrous' EU as hundreds protest xenophobia.

Bomb and gun attack on Quetta church kills eight
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 14:48:26 GMT
Dozens also wounded after attackers target church packed with worshippers attending a Sunday midday service.

What are the Saudis afraid of?
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:56:45 GMT
Islamic art is a reminder of a Muslim past that some of today's powers are trying to undo.

South Africa's ANC prepares to elect new leader
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:08:40 GMT
ANC finally verifies list of credible delegates to vote in landmark conference to elect leader to succeed Jacob Zuma.

Displaced CAR residents fear new wave of violence
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 12:19:49 GMT
Thousands of people have flocked to the outskirts of Alindao, where they worry the calm may be fleeting.

India army kills driver in Kashmir's Thindpura village
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 12:16:54 GMT
Riots break out in Thindpura village after Indian soldiers kill driver who was 'mistaken for a rebel', officials say.

Fair trade for Peru's indigenous coffee growers?
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 12:12:30 GMT
Indigenous coffee growers in Peru fight for equality in an industry fraught with discrimination and predatory trade.

Pinera v Guillier: Who will win Chile's election?
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 11:19:45 GMT
After a shock first round, the race for Chile's presidency is 'completely open', analysts say.

Mueller 'obtained thousands' of Trump transition emails
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 10:31:35 GMT
Lawyer says emails were acquired 'unlawfully', while Democrats discount argument as 'attempt to discredit Russia probe'.

After a year of elections, Nepal moves closer to China
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 09:34:00 GMT
But how sustainable is Nepal's path towards the Beijing Consensus?

'Syrian refugees improve Armenia's social fabric'
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 08:28:55 GMT
A new initiative celebrates Syrian refugees' positive impact in the South Caucasian nation's mono-ethnic society.

Saudi Arabia releases billionaire Sabih al-Masri
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 08:07:15 GMT
The Arab Bank chairman had been detained for questioning during a business trip to Riyadh.

Argentine navy head sacked over submarine disappearance
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 20:52:42 GMT
Relatives of crew members from missing vessels are demanding the search operation continues until it is found.

Who can replace Jacob Zuma as ANC's leader?
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:30:56 GMT
The ruling ANC party in South Africa chooses a new leader who is likely to be the country's next president.

Palestinian double amputee killed by Israeli sniper
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:15:03 GMT
Gaza funeral for Ibrahim Abu Thurayyah, who was killed while protesting US move to name Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Billionaire Sabih al-Masri detained in Saudi Arabia
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:13:20 GMT
Arab Bank chairman Sabih al-Masri detained for questioning during business trip to Saudi capital, family members say.

Who will replace Zuma? 'Battle for ANC's heart' starts
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:04:30 GMT
Delegates will choose future leader of the African National Congress, with the winner likely to replace President Zuma.

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