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Film at Berlin fest examines how Islamic State jihadists recruit…

Film at Berlin fest examines how Islamic State jihadists recruit…

Published 18/02/2018

Actors Valene Kane and Shazad Latif pose during a photocall to promote the movie Profile at the 68th Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, [more…]

Thailand decorates Myanmar’s army chief amid Rohingya crisis

Thailand decorates Myanmar’s army chief amid Rohingya crisis

Published 16/02/2018

FILE PHOTO - Myanmar military commander-in-chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, attends a military exercise at Ayeyarwaddy delta region in Myanmar, February 3, 2018. REUTERS/Lynn [more…]

U.S. court says Trump travel ban unlawfully discriminates against…

U.S. court says Trump travel ban unlawfully discriminates against…

Published 15/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Protesters gather outside the Trump Building at 40 Wall St. to take action against America’s refugee ban in New York City, U.S., March [more…]

Gunbattles, airstrikes in Sinai as Egyptian forces hit militants

Gunbattles, airstrikes in Sinai as Egyptian forces hit militants

Published 12/02/2018

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian security forces killed 12 Islamist militants in gun battles and arrested 92 suspects, while airstrikes destroyed dozens of militant targets in [more…]

Paris attacks suspect goes on trial in Brussels

Paris attacks suspect goes on trial in Brussels

Published 05/02/2018

A court artist drawing shows Salah Abdeslam, one of the suspects in the 2015 Islamic State attacks in Paris, in court during his trial in [more…]

Indonesian police investigate detention of transgender women in Aceh

Indonesian police investigate detention of transgender women in Aceh

Published 02/02/2018

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia’s national police chief has ordered an investigation into the detention of 12 transgender women in the province of Aceh, [more…]

Militants attack army post near military academy in Afghan capital

Militants attack army post near military academy in Afghan capital

Published 29/01/2018

An ambulance carries victims near the site of an attack at the Marshal Fahim military academy in Kabul, Afghanistan January 29, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad IsmailKABUL (Reuters) [more…]

Covered on the catwalk: modest fashion struts its stuff in Paris

Covered on the catwalk: modest fashion struts its stuff in Paris

Published 26/01/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - Models in brightly colored pant suits and ankle-length dresses graced a Paris catwalk this week in what organizers said was the city’s [more…]

Putin has no plans so far to attend Syria peace congress: Kremlin

Putin has no plans so far to attend Syria peace congress: Kremlin

Published 26/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech while attending the Forum of Small Towns and Historical Settlements in the town of Kolomna, south [more…]

Duterte tells Suu Kyi rights activists are ‘just a noisy bunch’

Duterte tells Suu Kyi rights activists are ‘just a noisy bunch’

Published 26/01/2018

Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte Rodrigo Duterte gestures during a news conference on the sidelines of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in [more…]