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Khaled Mashaal has vowed to continue fighting Israel until it meets Palestinian conditions for a permanent cease-fire, putting an emphasis on lifting the longstanding blockade of Gaza
The police officer threatening an AA reporter covering the unrest in Ferguson was suspended
The armed wing of Hamas announced Aug. 21 that three of its senior commanders were killed in a pre-dawn Israeli air strike in southern Gaza that medics said killed seven people
Human Rights Watch said Aug. 21 that hundreds of victims of a chemical weapons attack in Syria remained without justice one year on,
Turkey’s disaster agency has transferred humanitarian aid to Palestinians in Gaza through an air corridor
Ukraine's military on Thursday said its forces in the east of the country had captured two Russian armoured vehicles with documents linking them to an elite army paratrooper unit.
The UN's new pointman on Ebola was due to arrive in west Africa on Thursday for a visit aimed at shoring up health services in the region where at least 1,350 lives have been lost to the virus.
The US military earlier this summer carried out an attempt to rescue journalist James Foley and other American hostages held in Syria, in an operation that the Pentagon said ultimately failed to find the captives
ISIL militants have released a video that seeks to show it enlightened hundreds of members of the Yazidi minority by converting them to Islam
KYIV - 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
NAIROBI - The Associated Press
Poachers killed an estimated 100,000 elephants across Africa between 2010 and 2012, according to a new study
Ebola patients flee attack on Liberia isolation clinic
Seventeen patients infected with Ebola were unaccounted for on Sunday after they fled an armed raid on a quarantine centre in Monrovia by men who claimed the epidemic is a fiction.
Boko Haram abduct dozens of boys in northeast Nigeria: witnesses
Suspected Islamist Boko Haram fighters have abducted dozens of boys and men in a raid on a remote village in northeast Nigeria, witnesses said
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.
Missouri suburb braces for more racial unrest amid appeals for calm as second man killed
St. Louis metropolitan police said they shot and killed a 23-year-old black man who brandished a knife at officers, prompting more outrage
A Castro breaks tradition with 'no' vote in Cuba
Mariela Castro gave the thumbs-down to a workers' rights bill that she felt didn't go far enough to prevent discrimination against people with HIV or with unconventional gender identities.
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
ISLAMABAD - Agence France-Presse
Pakistani ministers and opposition politicians met anti-government protesters on Wednesday, but talks ended for the day with the sides appearing no closer to resolving a week-long political crisis
WASHINGTON/EDGARTOWN - Reuters
Germany says ready to send arms to Iraqi Kurds
Germany is ready to send weapons to support Iraqi Kurds in their battle against the "barbaric" jihadist militants of the Islamic State, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Wednesday.
Britain voices 'absolute horror' at IS beheading
British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond voiced his "absolute horror" at the apparent beheading of US journalist James Foley, which he said showed the "brutality" of IS jihadists
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