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Turkish warplanes strike IS targets in Syria

Turkish warplanes have struck so-called Islamic state group targets across the border in Syria, a day after the extremist group fired at a Turkish...

Spain seeks news on journalists missing in Syria

Spanish officials say they are trying to establish what happened to three freelance journalists who went missing around the embattled northern Syrian city of...

10,000 evacuated as five volcanoes erupt in Indonesia

Major eruptions at five volcanoes in Indonesia have darkened skies with ash and led to the closure of three airports. Government volcanologist Surono said Mount...

Turkish authorities ‘block Twitter to prevent broadcast of blast images’

Turkey has blocked access to Twitter to prevent the broadcast of images of a bomb blast which killed 32 people earlier this week, according...

Video shows arrest of Sandra Bland later found dead in cell

A Texas state trooper tried to pull black motorist Sandra Bland out of her car, then drew his stun gun and threatened her after...

Burma ceasefire talks seek to end 60 years of conflict

Armed ethnic groups and the Burma government have resumed talks as they try to reach a nationwide ceasefire agreement to end six decades of...

Two policemen killed as Burundi votes for President

Two police officers were killed ahead of voting in a contentious presidential election in Burundi in which incumbent Pierre Nkurunziza’s bid for a third...

Turkey suicide bombing suspect identified

A suspect has been identified in the suicide bomb attack which killed 32 people on Turkey’s border with Syria, the Turkish prime minister has...

Scientists are developing a vaccine to tackle the cancer killing off Tasmanian devils

Scientists are hoping to develop a vaccine against an infectious cancer that is threatening the survival of the Tasmanian devil – made famous by...

Iran’s parliament to review text of nuclear deal

Iran’s parliament is set to review the landmark nuclear deal reached with world powers last week. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who headed the Iranian...

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Keir Starmer calls on PM to urge Donald Trump to ‘respect human rights’

Keir Starmer has called on Boris Johnson to urge Donald Trump to “respect human rights and the fundamental democratic right to peaceful protest” following...

France will not hold Bastille Day parade amid Covid-19 crisis

French troops will not march on the Champs-Elysees avenue on Bastille Day this year. The French presidency says the traditional military parade will be replaced...

Johnson urges world leaders to focus ‘collective ingenuity’ on Covid-19 vaccine hunt

Boris Johnson has urged world leaders to join together and focus their “collective ingenuity” on the search for a coronavirus vaccine that is affordable...

European Central Bank increases support to countries ravaged by pandemic

The European Central Bank has boosted its pandemic emergency support programme by 600 billion euros to 1.35 trillion euros in an effort to keep...

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu slams West Bank settlers for anti-Trump remarks

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has harshly criticised Jewish West Bank settler leaders for disparaging President Donald Trump over what they perceive to be...
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