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'Over five million children at famine risk in Yemen'

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'Over five million children at famine risk in Yemen'

Any disruption to food and fuel supplies coming through Yemen's Hodeida port may cause starvation on an unprecedented scale, Save the Children warned on Wednesday.

Date of publication: 18 September, 2018

Two injured after car hits crowd outside London mosque

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Two injured after car hits crowd outside London mosque

The Almajlis al-Hussaini Centre has expressed 'deep shock at such an attack taking place on our community'

Turkey opposition daily Cumhuriyet shaken by internal strife

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Turkey opposition daily Cumhuriyet shaken by internal strife

Fears about the stability of one of the very few dailies in Turkey still capable of criticising the government have arisen as Cumhuriyet ...

WWE returns to Saudi Arabia for 'another payday'

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WWE returns to Saudi Arabia for 'another payday'

Saudi Arabia will be the venue for another, little-known wrestling tournament ...

Pakistan PM in Saudi Arabia on first foreign visit

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Pakistan PM in Saudi Arabia on first foreign visit

The South Asian country is looking for economic assistance as it grapples with over $90 billion in external debt.

Trump: Syria downing Russian jet 'very sad thing'

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Trump: Syria downing Russian jet 'very sad thing'

Syrian regime defence systems accidentally shot down a Russian plane late on Monday, killing all 15 on board.

Syria's chaos takes to the skies, following Russian downing

Paul McLoughlin

Syria's chaos takes to the skies, following Russian downing

The 'accidental downing' of a Russian military plane by the Syrian regime highlights the potential for conflict between the country's warring powers.

Could the Russia-Turkey deal avert disaster in Idlib?

Imogen Lambert

Could the Russia-Turkey deal avert disaster in Idlib?

Analysis: The deal has bought more time for international diplomacy, but Syrians remain wary - and who could blame them?

Mass power outages as Libya rivals clash near capital

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Mass power outages as Libya rivals clash near capital

Fighting between rival militias in the capital of Tripoli flared up again on Tuesday, causing mass power outages across the country.

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Algeria's air force chief sacked amid sweeping military shake-up

The recent spate of sackings comes just eight months ahead of the North African country's presidential election.

ICC to probe crimes against Rohingya Muslims

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ICC to probe crimes against Rohingya Muslims

Hundreds of thousands have fled Myanmar in what rights groups say was the military's genocidal plan to remove the country's Rohingya Muslims.

Cyprus, Egypt to sign deal for offshore gas pipeline

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Cyprus, Egypt to sign deal for offshore gas pipeline

Egypt's oil minister said the deal was a "win-win" for not only the two countries, but also for Europe's energy security.

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Israel holds Assad 'fully responsible' for downing Russian plane

Israel's military expressed 'sorrow' for the deaths of the Russian crew members of a downed plane, but blamed the Syrian regime for the incident.

Putin softens tone on Israel over downed Syria plane

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Putin softens tone on Israel over downed Syria plane

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that "tragic accidental ...

US professor declines to endorse student's Israel trip

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US professor declines to endorse student's Israel trip

John Cheney-Lippold initially said his university department pledged an academic boycott against Israel in support of Palestinian rights.

Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan faces rape accuser in court

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Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan faces rape accuser in court

Ramadan was a professor at Oxford University until he was forced to take leave when the rape allegations surfaced at the height of the "Me Too" movement late last year.

Explainer: The Tariq Ramadan affair

Florence Dixon

Explainer: The Tariq Ramadan affair

Liberté, égalité, fraternité? The case of Tariq Ramadan, accused of sexual assault by five women, has unearthed deeper questions about being a Muslim in the French judicial system.

Yemen pro-govt forces renew assault on rebel-held Hodeida

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Yemen pro-govt forces renew assault on rebel-held Hodeida

Yemen pro-government forces backed by Saudi Arabia have renewed an offensive on the rebel-held port city of Hodeidah.

US cuts refugee admissions to 30,000 for 2019

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US cuts refugee admissions to 30,000 for 2019

The US has pledged a sharp fall in refugee admissions as part of President Donald Trump's overall crackdown on immigration.

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Israeli forces shoot dead two Gazans on border

Israeli security forces shot dead two Palestinians along the Gaza border on Tuesday evening, the health ministry in the Palestinian enclave said on Tuesday.

Two Palestinians killed in Israel strike on Gaza border

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Two Palestinians killed in Israel strike on Gaza border

Two Palestinians were killed on the Gaza border with Israel, after at least 26 Palestinians were shot during renewed protests.

Greece to evacuate 2,000 refugees in overcrowded Lesbos camp

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Greece to evacuate 2,000 refugees in overcrowded Lesbos camp

The news comes a day after a major NGO slammed conditions at the camp, noting overflowing sewage and reports of children attempting suicide.

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Germany frees Iraqi suspect in killing that sparked attacks

The 22-year-old Iraqi immigrant held as the main suspect in a deadly stabbing that sparked xenophobic mob violence in Germany last month was freed on Tuesday over lack of evidence.

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