'Bomb blast' hits Syrian capital Damascus

The explosion came as another bomb in the northern city of Afrin killed three people and wounded nine others, according to a war monitor.

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US Senator Lindsey Graham urges meeting between Trump and Pak PM Imran Khan

Lindsey Graham made the comments in Islamabad after meeting with the Pakistani leader, saying Khan was a 'new partner' who could potentially help with a peace deal in Afghanistan. 

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Trump attacks Democrat Nancy Pelosi for rejecting Mexico wall deal

Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the House of Representatives, on Saturday called Trump's offer of temporary protections for about a million immigrants in return for $5.7 billion to fund the wall a "non-…

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Greeks rally against Macedonia name accord, police fire tear gas

Soon after the rally started at 1200 GMT, police fired tear gas to disperse protesters outside parliament as demonstrators chanted Macedonia is Greek and waved Greek flags.

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DR Congo court declares Tshisekedi president, outraging opponents

Announcing the final results of the much-delayed poll, the Constitutional Court threw out a legal challenge by runner-up Martin Fayulu.

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Sudan police tear gas protesters ahead of parliament march: Witnesses

Deadly protests which erupted on December 19 after a government decision to raise the price of bread have turned into nationwide rallies against President Omar al-Bashir's three-decade rule.

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Prayer with the pope just a click away with new app

Pope presented the Vatican's latest digital platform, known as the Worldwide Network of Prayer with the Pope, during his traditional Sunday address to tens of thousands of people in St. Peter's…

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European Union says 'doubts remain' over DR Congo election result

With fears running high that the poll dispute could plunge the perennially unstable central African nation into fresh turmoil, an EU spokeswoman pleaded for all sides to refrain from 'any action…

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Attack on UN base in Mali kills 8 peacekeepers: UN source

The attacked happened early Sunday at the Aguelhok base 200 kilometres (125 miles) north of Kidal, the source added.

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Britain's parliament has no right to try to 'hijack the Brexit process', says British minister Liam Fox

'What we are now getting are some of those who were always absolutely opposed to the result of the referendum trying to hijack Brexit and in effect steal the result from the people,' Fox told BBC…

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Afghanistan's Ghani launches bid for second presidential term

On Sunday Ghani registered as a presidential candidate for the July election, facing competition from his one-time officials who have formed new alliances.

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At least seven killed in attack on Afghan provincial governor

The attacker rammed a vehicle full of explosives into the convoy of Anwar Ishaqzai who was travelling with his provincial intelligence chief on the highway connecting the region to the capital…

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Bomb blast in a bus kills 3 civilians in Syria's Afrin: Monitor

Nine other people, including fighters, were wounded in the explosion, the head of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Rami Abdel Rahman, told AFP.

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Zimbabwe crackdown a sign of things to come: Emmerson Mnangagwa's spokesman

Police say three people died during protests over fuel price hikes in Harare's capital and second city Bulawayo that turned violent.

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'World's oldest man' dies in Japan at 113

Guinness officially recognised Nonaka as the oldest living man after the death of Spaniard Francisco Nunez Olivera last year.

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