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Gaza-Israel violence flares into second day

Gaza-Israel violence flares into second day

Gaza militants fired more than 200 rockets into Israeli towns and villages through Saturday, while Israel hit back with tank shelling and air strikes that Palestinian officials said killed a baby, her mother and a gunman.

Iraq moves to ban online game PUBG for 'inciting violence'

Iraq moves to ban online game PUBG for 'inciting violence'

Iraq's parliament on Wednesday voted unanimously to ban the popular but brutal online game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds for ‘inciting violence’ in the war-torn country.

Nigerian election 'peaceful' despite isolated violence, observer says

Nigerian election 'peaceful' despite isolated violence, observer says

Nigeria's election was ‘peaceful’ despite isolated incidences of violence and malpractice, the African Union (AU) observer mission said Monday.

Trump says will 'not rest' until US schools safe from gun violence

Trump says will 'not rest' until US schools safe from gun violence

President Donald Trump vowed Thursday on the first anniversary of the Parkland school gun massacre that he will ‘not rest’ until US schools are made safe.

Indian police chief removed after cop killed in cow-related violence

Indian police chief removed after cop killed in cow-related violence

A district police chief and two other policemen were transferred after an officer and a civilian were killed in mob violence over alleged cow slaughter in northern India, reports said Saturday.

Backlash at violent Brexit briefings against UK's May

Backlash at violent Brexit briefings against UK's May

‘Bring your own noose’ as you enter the ‘killing zone’ -- anonymous briefings against British Prime Minister Theresa May are nothing new, but the ferocity of the latest batch sparked a fierce backlash Monday.

At least 23 die in weekend of Ethiopia ethnic violence, 200 arrested

At least 23 die in weekend of Ethiopia ethnic violence, 200 arrested

At least 23 people were killed in a weekend of violence targeting minorities in the ethnic Oromo heartland near Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, police said ...

Businesses shut as Indians protest against high fuel prices

Businesses shut as Indians protest against high fuel prices

Opposition parties banded together to organise their first protest action in a joint campaign to stir discontent with Narendra Modi's government.

Clashes rage in Libyan capital Tripoli as UN calls for talks

Clashes rage in Libyan capital Tripoli as UN calls for talks

Clashes raged on Monday on the outskirts of Libya's capital Tripoli trapping residents indoors and hampering rescue efforts, as the UN called for talks after more than a week of deadly violence.

US commando takes helm of forces in Afghanistan

US commando takes helm of forces in Afghanistan

The handover comes at a sensitive time in the 17-year war that has seen little progress by Afghan or US forces against the Taliban.

Israel reopens pedestrian crossing to Gaza Strip

Israel reopens pedestrian crossing to Gaza Strip

There are three crossings to the Gaza Strip, a Palestinian territory that has been under an Israeli blockade for the last decade.

FIFA bans Palestinian chief for year over Messi comments

FIFA bans Palestinian chief for year over Messi comments

Responding to the FIFA statement, Jibril Rajoub said that the decision was "unfair" and said he would launch an appeal.