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Former US Ambassador to Ankara Francis Ricciardone’s tenure in Turkey ended in July
A small team of Dutch and Australian experts accompanied by international monitors reached the vast site of the doomed jet after days of fierce fighting between gov't forces and rebels
Netenyahu's statement's came as Israel mobilised 16,000 more reservists to bolster its forces waging military operations in Gaza that left more than 100 Palestinians dead in a day
The jihadist Islamic State has imposed a strict dress code for women in eastern Syria, forbidding them from showing any part of their bodies
The UN humanitarian chief has said there are 'significant challenges' in delivering humanitarian aid into Syria from Turkey, Jordan and Iraq
Rescue workers dug through deep mud and debris in search of victims of a major landslide in western India that buried homes, with the death toll expected to reach 150
The Republican-led House of Representatives has cleared the way for the launch of a lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of overstepping his authority in carrying out his signature healthcare law
US Secretary of State John Kerry opened his first meetings with India’s right-wing government as he seeks to reboot a relationship seen as a bulwark against a rising China
Prominent Azerbaijani human rights activist Leyla Yunus was detained on July 30 and could face charges, a family spokesman said
BAKU - Agence France-Presse
THE HAGUE - Agence France-Presse
Former Bosnian Serb wartime commander Ratko Mladic contested charges of deliberately shelling civilians during the siege of Sarajevo
KATSINA, Nigeria - Agence France-Presse
Two blasts by female suicide bombers killed three people and injured 13 in Nigeria's Kano city on Monday, bringing the number of attacks this week in the area to five and overshadowing festivities marking the end of Ramadan.
First images emerge of Air Algerie crash site
The first images of the Air Algerie crash site in Mali emerged Friday, showing a stark terrain littered with bits of a plane that appears to have been pulverised on impact.
Hopes shatter as no one survives Air Algerie plane crash
France announced on Friday there were no survivors among the 116 people on board the Air Algerie flight that crashed over Mali, saying bad weather was the likely cause of the disaster.
BEIRUT -Agence France-Presse
YEREVAN - Agence France-Presse
Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sarkisian resigned Thursday, the deputy parliament speaker told AFP, saying the premier had been looking to leave his post for a month.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
Magnitude 6.3 quake hits Mexico, no major damages or injuries
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit southwest of Juan Rodriguez Clara, in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz on Tuesday at a depth of 95 km
Hundreds of human skeletons found in Bolivian mining city
Construction workers in Bolivia have stumbled upon a mass grave with the remains of hundreds of likely indigenous miners during the Spanish colonial era, a researcher said Saturday.
KIEV - Reuters
Ukraine and Russia failed to hold expected talks on a gas pricing dispute June 15 morning, despite a deadline for Kiev to pay a $1.95 billion debt by June 16
MUMBAI - Agence France-Presse
A major landslide on July 29 struck a village in western India following heavy monsoon rains, killing at least 10 people and leaving up to 200 feared trapped, an official said
The United States plans to sell 5,000 Hellfire missiles to Iraq in a $700 million deal, officials said, as Washington tries to help Baghdad retake ground captured by Sunni militants
Australia’s treatment of child asylum-seekers ‘abuse’: Churches
The report by a coalition of leaders from Christian churches criticizes how unaccompanied asylum-seeker children are kept in immigration detention
US and Europe hit Russia with toughest sanctions yet
The US and Europe targeted Russia's key financial, arms and energy sectors with tough new sanctions in response to Moscow's intervention in the Ukraine crisis
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