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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

Egyptian lawyer detained after wearing yellow vest, following ban

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Egyptian lawyer detained after wearing yellow vest, following ban

A symbol of protest in France, Egypt swiftly banned yellow vests fearing outbreaks of unrest.

US observation posts 'in place' on Syria-Turkey border

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US observation posts 'in place' on Syria-Turkey border

The US has sad that American observation posts are now in place on the Syrian-Turkish border.

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 ...

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 Binyamin Netanyahu, the latest in a string of nationalist leaders to visit Israel.

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 ...

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 in host countries.

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 Gazette in the US city of Annapolis.

Yemen peace talks: Government, rebels announce mass prisoner swap

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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.

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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 ...

Australia mulls decision to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem

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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 considering the formidable economic and political challenges, but economists are showing cautious optimism towards this development.

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.

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