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Prince was famous worldwide for his music and extravagant outfits, but he was also a secret philanthropist in war-torn Afghanistan, quietly donating thousands to Scout masters caring for young orphans, a charity told AFP May 5
JERUSALEM - Reuters
An Israeli paramilitary policeman shot dead a Palestinian who had stabbed a soldier in the occupied West Bank on Oct. 29, police and the army said, as a month-long spate of attacks showed no signs of abating
DUBAI - Reuters
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his deputies will attend Syria peace talks in Vienna on Oct. 30, the semi- official ISNA news agency reported.
Iran considered pursuing a nuclear deterrent when it began its nuclear programme in the 1980s, during an eight-year war with Iraq, a former president has been quoted as saying
WASHINGTON - Reuters
Iran will be invited to participate in talks in Vienna on Oct. 30 to discuss ending the conflict in Syria, a dialogue aimed at finding a framework for political transition in Damascus, the U.S. State Department said on Oct. 27.
DAMASCUS - Agence France-Presse
Hundreds of thousands of Aleppo residents are stranded and prices for basic goods are soaring after a jihadist advance cut the sole route to regime-held areas of Syria's second city.
ERBIL - Reuters
The prime minister of Iraq's Kurdistan region has appointed ministers to replace four who were unilaterally expelled from the cabinet by his party during the worst political crisis in years.
ISTANBUL - Reuters
Turkey will "do what is necessary" to prevent U.S.-allied Syrian Kurdish militants from declaring autonomy in the town of Tel Abyad near the Turkish border, including conducting further military operations, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Oct. 28
Uğur Ergan - ANKARA
The Turkish army has hit the Democratic Union Party (PYD) in northern Syria twice for violating the red line Turkey has imposed on the western part of the Euphrates River, the Turkish prime minister has said
A ministerial-level summit on the future of Syria that will start Oct. 29, less than a week after an initial four-way meeting, will bring together a wider range of countries, including ones with whom Turkey is at diplomatic loggerheads, as well as Iran
JERUSALEM - The Associated Press
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered a review of the status of certain Palestinian neighborhoods in east Jerusalem, an official confirmed on Oct. 26, a decision that could potentially strip tens of thousands of Palestinians of their Israeli residency rights.
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