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Madagascans return to protests after clashes

Madagascans return to protests after clashes

Hundreds of Madagascan opposition supporters returned to the streets on Monday to protest against the president and a deadly crackdown by security forces on an anti-government demonstration.

Saudi issues drone restrictions following palace incident

Saudi issues drone restrictions following palace incident

Amateur online videos of heavy gunfire in the capital's Khozama district on Saturday sparked fears of possible political unrest in the world's top oil exporter.

Sri Lanka lifts emergency sparked by ethnic violence

Sri Lanka lifts emergency sparked by ethnic violence

Emergency was declared on March 6 after mobs from the Sinhala majority community attacked shops and houses belonging to Muslims in the central district of Kandy.

Taliban take district centre in western Afghan province

Taliban take district centre in western Afghan province

Naser Mehri, a spokesman for the provincial governor, said a large group of fighters had captured the centre of Anar Dara district on Sunday night after hours of fighting.

Bangladesh asks Myanmar to pull back troops from border

Bangladesh asks Myanmar to pull back troops from border

The foreign ministry "summoned" Myanmar's envoy and conveyed the country's "concerns" over the "military build-up" amid rising tensions following the influx of nearly 700,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar.

France has foiled two attacks this year - minister

France has foiled two attacks this year - minister

One of two would-be attackers arrested in January had planned to hit a "major sporting facility", Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said.

Philippine security forces arrest another communist rebel leader

Philippine security forces arrest another communist rebel leader

Philippine security forces have arrested a suspected finance officer for communist rebels in the country's southern region amid a crackdown on the guerrillas, a military spokesman said Saturday.

Philippine security forces capture top Maoist guerrilla leader

Philippine security forces capture top Maoist guerrilla leader

Philippine security forces arrested the head of the communist movement's armed wing following President Rodrigo Duterte's order to target guerrilla leaders after peace talks collapsed ...

Gunmen attack Save the Children office in Afghanistan

Gunmen attack Save the Children office in Afghanistan

Gunmen blasted their way into Save the Children's office in Afghanistan's restive east on Wednesday, killing at least two people and wounding 14 others in the latest attack on a foreign aid group in the war-torn country.

Bangladesh forces detain Rohingya leader in camp raid

Bangladesh forces detain Rohingya leader in camp raid

The Rohingya representative, Mohibullah, was held in Cox's Bazar district as local authorities broke up a protest on Monday against the controversial repatriation deal signed by Bangladesh and Myanmar.

Unrest defeated, says Iran's Revolutionary Guard

Unrest defeated, says Iran's Revolutionary Guard

Parliament met behind closed doors on Sunday to discuss the week of unrest with the ministers of interior and intelligence, Iran's police chief and the deputy commander of the elite Revolutionary Guard, state television said.

Twin suicide attacks hit Yemen security buildings

Twin suicide attacks hit Yemen security buildings

A high-ranking member of the security forces said an explosives-rigged car driven by an Al-Qaeda operative blew up outside the security headquarters in the central district of Khor Maksar in Aden.