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  • Record 68.5 million people displaced worldwide: UN
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Thousands flee heavy Aleppo fighting

Thousands flee heavy Aleppo fighting

AFP, ALEPPO: Thousands of civilians poured out of rebel areas of Aleppo on Sunday as Syria’s army pushed to take the last remnants of opposition-held…

Nigeria church collapses death toll rises to 60

AFP, LAGOS: Rescue workers in Nigeria hunted for survivors Sunday inside an evangelical church where the roof caved in on worshippers a day earlier, killing at least 60. Emergency services in the remote southeastern city of Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom state, raised the toll to 60 “confirmed”…
ExxonMobil CEO is Trump’s top pick for secretary of state

ExxonMobil CEO is Trump’s top pick for secretary of state

AFP, WASHINGTON: ExxonMobil President and CEO Rex Tillerson is President-elect Donald Trump’s likely pick for secretary of state, US media reported…
­US defence chief in Iraq to review Mosul fight

­US defence chief in Iraq to review Mosul fight

AFP, BAGHDAD: US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter held talks in Baghdad on Sunday to discuss the coming stages of the offensive to retake the city of Mosul…

Iran proposes regional anti-terror bloc to include Saudis

AP, Tehran: Iran has proposed the formation of a bloc of Muslim countries to fight terrorism and boost economic cooperation that would include its regional rival Saudi Arabia. Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani told a security conference on Sunday that the two countries, along with Turkey, Egypt, Iraq…

48 soldiers dead in IS-claimed Yemen attack

AFP, ADEN: Forty-eight Yemeni soldiers were killed in a suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group in the southern port city of Aden, officials said Sunday in an updated casualty toll. “We have 48 dead and 29 wounded,” all soldiers, Abdel Nasser al-Wali, health department chief for…

30 dead as tanker rams into vehicles on Kenya road

AP, Nairobi: A tanker carrying chemical gas slammed into other vehicles and burst into flames on a major road in Kenya, killing more than 30 people and injuring 10, officials said Sunday. The vehicle lost control while going downhill on the road from the capital of Nairobi to Naivasha late Saturday,…

Somalia suicide bombing kills more than 20

AFP, MOGADISHU: More than 20 people were killed Sunday in a suicide truck bombing in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police said, in a fresh strike claimed by the Al-Qaeda-linked Shabaab group. “The tally we have made so far indicates that more than 20 people, most of them civilians, were killed…

Gentiloni tapped as Italy’s new PM

AFP, ROME: Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni was set Sunday to become Italy’s new prime minister following reformist leader Matteo Renzi’s resignation in the wake of a crushing referendum defeat. President Sergio Mattarella, who had vowed Saturday that he would move quickly to fill the void,…
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