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Gunmen Kill Police Officer Near St. Catherine’s Monastery in Egypt

CAIRO — Gunmen attacked a checkpoint near the iconic St. Catherine’s Monastery in Sinai, one of the oldest Christian monasteries in the world, killing one...

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: Iran can be better managed

In a move that shocked Iranians and many in the international community, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran's former president, registered to run in next month's presidential election. ...

Mike Pence fires a fresh warning to North Korea | North Korea News

The US will counter any North Korean attack with an "overwhelming and effective" response, Vice President Mike Pence has said. He sounded the warning on Wednesday from the deck of the aircraft carrier USS...

Pakistan court: Insufficient evidence to remove Sharif | News

Pakistan's Supreme Court has ruled there was insufficient evidence to oust Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over corruption allegations, but has ordered a high-level investigation into the charges. The court issued its verdict on Thursday...

Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi dies in road accident

Veteran Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi has died after being hit by a van while training on his bike, according to his racing team Astana. The fatal crash happened on a crossroad near his...

Earth Day – Be more environmentally friendly | 2017 News

Saturday April 22 will be the 48th Earth Day. This global occasion is now recognised in more than 193 countries, and events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. On Earth Day 2016,...

Baher Mohamed: My 1,124 hours of solitary confinement in prison

Al Jazeera's Baher Mohamed, Mohamed Fahmy and Peter Greste along with seven colleagues outside Egypt, were accused of spreading "false news" during their coverage of demonstrations protesting against the military overthrow of President Mohamed...

Paris: Gunman kills officer before being shot dead | France News

A gunman has killed a police officer and seriously wounded two others before being shot dead in an attack on the Champs Elysees shopping district in the French capital, according to Paris police and...

Turkey votes in key constitutional referendum

Fast Facts Over 55.3 million people are eligible to cast their ballot ...

Palestinian prisoners launch mass hunger strike | Israeli–Palestinian conflict News

Some 1,500 Palestinian political prisoners held by Israel launched a mass hunger strike on Monday to press for basic rights and shed light on the difficult humanitarian conditions inside Israeli prisons. The open-ended hunger...

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