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Death toll from Strasbourg shooting rises to three

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Death toll from Strasbourg shooting rises to three

At least three people have died after a gunman opened fire close to a Christmas market in Strasbourg.

Date of publication: 12 December, 2018

Four-year-old boy dies after being shot by Israeli troops

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Four-year-old boy dies after being shot by Israeli troops

Four-year-old Ahmed Abu Abed has become the latest Palestinian to be killed by Israeli forces in Gaza after succumbing to gunshot wounds inflicted on Friday.

US urges Iraq to end Iran oil dependency

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US urges Iraq to end Iran oil dependency

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry met with top Iraqi officials in Baghdad to discuss energy supply and US sanctions on Iran.

Leading Italian neo-fascist Matteo Salvini embraced by Israel

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Leading Italian neo-fascist Matteo Salvini embraced by Israel

Far-right, anti-migrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini was welcomed by ...

Israel says it found third 'Hizballah attack tunnel'

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Israel says it found third 'Hizballah attack tunnel'

Israel said on Tuesday it had uncovered another Hizballah "attack tunnel" infiltrating its territory from Lebanon.

Egypt restricts yellow vests sales to avoid copycat protests

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Egypt restricts yellow vests sales to avoid copycat protests

Egyptian authorities have introduced restrictions on the sale of yellow vests to avoid protests inspired by French demonstrators.

Strasbourg shooter identified, was 'flagged as suspected extremist': Official

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Strasbourg shooter identified, was 'flagged as suspected extremist': Official

French prosecutors have opened a terror investigation amid an ongoing operation to hunt down a gunman who opened fire at a Christmas market in Strasbourg.

Saving Syrian refugee children from becoming a lost generation

Roshan De Stone and David Suber

Saving Syrian refugee children from becoming a lost generation

The sustainability of education for displaced Syrian children is threatened, as donors hesitate to predict how much longer refugees will remain ...

Khashoggi, other journalists named Time Person of the Year

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Khashoggi, other journalists named Time Person of the Year

Those named with Khashoggi include Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo and the staff of the Capital ...

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Yemen peace talks: Government, rebels announce mass prisoner swap

Yemen's warring parties exchanged some 15,000 names amid UN-brokered talks in Sweden.

Iran jails three human rights lawyers

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Iran jails three human rights lawyers

Iran sentenced two human rights lawyers to six years in prison and a third to 13 years, newspapers reported on Tuesday.

250,000 refugees could return to Syria next year: UN

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250,000 refugees could return to Syria next year: UN

There are currently 5.6 million Syrian refugees living in the region, including around one million born into displacement, according to UN data.

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Australia mulls decision to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem

Canberra's indication it could follow Trump's move has already stirred anger internationally.

What's in store for the Yemeni rial?

A Yemeni journalist

What's in store for the Yemeni rial?

Government efforts are underway to speed up the rise of the currency ...

Bahraini footballer kept behind bars as Thailand prepares extradition

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Bahraini footballer kept behind bars as Thailand prepares extradition

Rights groups have warned refugee footballer Hakeem Alaraibi will be tortured if he is sent back to Bahrain.

Croatia police 'viciously' beat, push back migrants: HRW

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Croatia police 'viciously' beat, push back migrants: HRW

The report adds to numerous accounts of Croatian border police brutality against migrants who have tried to enter the EU member state this year.

UN seeks $4bn to alleviate Yemen's humanitarian crisis

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UN seeks $4bn to alleviate Yemen's humanitarian crisis

A donors' conference backed by Sweden, Switzerland and the UN wants enough money to provide aid for 70 percent of Yemen's population.

Expat exodus: Rising unemployment in Saudi Arabia

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Expat exodus: Rising unemployment in Saudi Arabia

As Saudi Arabia drives on with its programme of Saudisation, a mass exodus of expatriate workers has seemingly failed to remedy high ...

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More than a year after the fall of Raqqa, Islamic State group militants still control territory. The gruelling battle to re-take Deir az-Zour continues to take its toll.

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