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Syrian army liberates Aleppo district from terrorists’ grip

Syrian army forces have managed to regain control of a neighborhood of Aleppo from the Jaish al-Fatah terrorist group in their latest advance against militants in the contested northwestern city. The Minian neighborhood was recaptured on Wednesday, forcing terrorists into the nearby Dahiyat al-Assad district. The militants had seized large parts ...

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Venezuela opposition scraps Maduro trial, but presses demands

Venezuela’s opposition has postponed a symbolic trial of President Nicolas Maduro in parliament, but threatened to quit reconciliation talks with the government if Caracas fails to meet its demands. During Tuesday session, Julio Borges, the speaker of Venezuela’s opposition-led National Assembly, said the parliamentary proceedings had been suspended after Caracas ...

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Israeli forces arrest 21 Palestinians across West Bank

The Israeli military has arrested 21 Palestinians, including a woman, during overnight raids across the occupied West Bank, injuring one of them before taking him into custody. Israeli forces stormed Palestinian homes in the in the cities of Nablus, al-Khalil (Hebron) and Jerusalem al-Quds early on Wednesday, detaining several Palestinians. Local ...

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UN gives commanders of South Sudan peacekeepers the axe

United Nations’ Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has dismissed and called for the immediate replacement of the commander of peacekeeping forces in South Sudan, in reaction to a damning report which shows the failure of the mission to protect civilians and UN staff during a deadly violence that erupted in the ...

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Morocco charges 11 over death of fish seller

Moroccan authorities have charged 11 people over the death of a fish seller, who was crushed in a refuse truck as he was trying to retrieve his merchandise confiscated by police. The fishmonger, Mouhcine Fikri, was killed on Friday when a garbage compactor he had climbed into started operating. Fikri ...

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South Korea announces new premier, finance minster amid Park scandal

South Korea has named a new prime minister and finance minister amid a political scandal concerning President Park Geun-hye allegedly letting a close friend meddle in state affairs. Early on Wednesday, presidential spokesman Jung Youn-kuk said Premier Hwang Kyo-ahn had been replaced by Kim Byong-joon in relation to “the current ...

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South Korean president’s confidante faces detention

Prosecutors in South Korea have requested an arrest warrant for Choi Soon-sil, President Park Geun-hye’s long-time friend, as Park’s popularity plunges over allegations of favoritism. The Seoul prosecutor’s office on Wednesday asked the Seoul Central District Court to approve an arrest warrant for Choi, according to court spokesman Shin Jae-hwan. ...

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