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Bomb attack on Shiite pilgrims kills 14 in Iraq: officials

Baghdad - A car bomb targeted Shiite pilgrims in an area near Baghdad on Saturday, killing at least 14 people and wounding at least 25, security and medical officials said.

Danger zones keep Colombians from burying their dead

Palmira - Zamira Diaz has a map showing where her brother Oswaldo is buried. But like many who have lost loved ones in Colombia's civil conflict, she cannot go and find him.

Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels agree Orthodox Easter truce

Kiev - Ukraine's government on Friday agreed a new truce with pro-Russian insurgents to take effect on Orthodox Easter this weekend, reinforcing a deal signed more than a year ago.

Aleppo: A key Syrian battleground

Birut - The city of Aleppo, capital of the eponymous northern province, is strategically vital to all sides involved in Syria's five-year civil war and at the centre of escalating violence imperilling a landmark ceasefire.

Clinic hit in Syria's Aleppo amid outcry over hospital strike

Aleppo - Regime aircraft pounded rebel areas of Syria's second city Aleppo on Friday, damaging a clinic just days after a strike on another hospital killed two doctors and sparked international outcry.

Ukraine at UN seeks to shore up ceasefire

New York - Ukraine told the UN Security Council on Thursday that a fragile ceasefire must be strengthened before progress can be achieved in political talks on solving the two-year conflict in the country's east.

Ukraine ceasefire violations 'highest in months': OSCE

Vienna - Ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine have reached their highest level in months, with violence again reaching "worrying levels," the chief OSCE monitor said Thursday.

'Dozens dead' in Aleppo clashes

Birut - At least 38 civilians were killed and dozens more wounded in fresh violence in Syria's second city Aleppo on Thursday, a monitoring group said.

US, UN condemn Syria hospital bombing in war-ravaged Aleppo

Aleppo - The United States and the United Nations Thursday condemned an air strike on a hospital in Syria's Aleppo, with Washington demanding that Russia restrain its Syrian ally.

Syria ceasefire should be 'revitalised' before peace talks resume

Ginebra - The UN's Syria envoy said on Thursday he planned to hold another round of peace talks next month, but called for a stuttering ceasefire to be "revitalised" before setting a date, as at least 20 civilians were killed in second city Aleppo.

20 killed in Syrian regime strikes on Aleppo: civil defence group

Aleppo - At least 20 civilians were killed late Wednesday in regime strikes on a hospital and nearby residential building in the Syrian city of Aleppo, civil defence volunteers known as the White Helmets said.

Trump vows 'America first' foreign policy

Washington - Republican White House frontrunner Donald Trump promised a top-to-bottom overhaul of US foreign policy Wednesday to put "America first" and make its allies pay up.

Aid enters besieged central Syria town: Red Cross

Birut - An aid convoy for besieged civilians entered a rebel-held town in central Syria on Wednesday for the first time in a year, the Red Cross said.

For battered Aleppo residents, Syria ceasefire already dead

Birut - As world powers backing peace talks continue to insist Syria's ceasefire is holding, residents of battered second city Aleppo can only express stunned disbelief."I don't know what truce they're talking about.

Despite damage Palmyra retains 'authenticity': UNESCO

Paris - The UN cultural agency said Wednesday that the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra had suffered significant damage at the hands of Islamic State fighters, but that the archaeological site retains much of its authenticity.

Pregnant woman among four killed in east Ukraine

Ukraine - Four civilians including a pregnant woman were killed and eight others wounded early Wednesday when their cars came under mortar fire in war-torn eastern Ukraine, rebel officials said.

Number of foreign fighters entering Iraq, Syria plummets: US general

Washington - The number of foreign fighters entering Iraq and Syria has plummeted over the past year, a US general said Tuesday.

Syria air raids 'kill 19' in Aleppo province

Aleppo - Air strikes on rebel-held areas of Syria's second city Aleppo and a town to its west killed at least 19 people on Tuesday, emergency workers said.

Critics slam U.S. 'incrementalism' in anti-IS fight

Washington - When the clock ticks down on Barack Obama's presidency, five years will have passed since he officially pulled US combat forces from Iraq.

Suicide bomber hits Baghdad shops, killing seven

Baghdad - A suicide bombing ripped through shops in eastern Baghdad on Monday, killing at least seven people, Iraqi security and medical officials said.

Obama to send 250 more special forces troops to Syria

Damas - President Barack Obama on Monday said the US would send up to 250 more military personnel including special forces to Syria to help rebels fight Islamic State group jihadists.

Obama calls for 'reinstated' Syria truce as more die in Aleppo

Aleppo - US President Barack Obama has called for Syria's warring parties to reinstate a troubled ceasefire, as regime and rebel bombardments killed 26 civilians in the flashpoint city of Aleppo.

Arab coalition claims 800 Al-Qaeda fighters killed in Yemen

Sayyan - Yemeni troops backed by Arab coalition air strikes killed more than 800 members of Al-Qaeda in an attack on a southeastern provincial capital held by the group for the past year, the coalition said Monday.

Pilot jailed in Russia may return 'in weeks': Ukraine leader

Kiev - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Sunday he hoped to see a Kiev-born pilot who received a 14-year jail sentence in Russia return home as part of a prisoner swap "in a few weeks".

Yemen government forces make key gains against Qaeda

Sayyan - Yemeni troops backed by Arab coalition air strikes on Sunday recaptured a southeastern provincial capital held by Al-Qaeda for the past year and an oil terminal, military sources told AFP.

Israel frees 'youngest Palestinian' girl prisoner at 12

Hebron - Israel freed 12-year-old Palestinian Dima al-Wawi from prison Sunday, more than two months after jailing her for an attempted stabbing attack, and she was warmly welcomed back in her West Bank town.

One killed, 26 wounded as Syria rockets hit Turkish town

Ankara - Five rockets fired into Turkey from an area of Syria controlled by the Islamic State group hit the border town of Kilis on Sunday, killing one person and wounding 26, the deputy prime minister said.

Three Ukrainian troops killed in new upsurge of fighting: Kiev

Kiev - Three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and six injured in a fresh upsurge of fighting between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in the country's separatist east, the Kiev military said on Sunday.

More deaths in Aleppo as Obama calls for 'reinstated' Syria truce

Aleppo - Regime and rebel bombardment killed 26 civilians on Sunday in Syria's second city Aleppo as US President Barack Obama urged the conflict's warring parties to "reinstate" a troubled ceasefire.

Clashes between Iraqi Kurds, Turkmen kill nine

Kirkuk - Clashes between Kurdish peshmerga forces and Turkmen Shiite paramilitaries killed nine people in a flashpoint northern town and closed the road to Baghdad before a ceasefire was announced on Sunday.
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