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One killed as blast strikes north Syria town

One killed as blast strikes north Syria town

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said one person was killed and others injured. The witness said two were killed and 25 injured.

Fierce fighting in Ghouta as Assad presses assault

Fierce fighting in Ghouta as Assad presses assault

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said there was intense fighting on several fronts accompanied by a government artillery barrage, continuous air raids and attacks by helicopters.

Militants kill six soldiers in southern Philippines

Militants kill six soldiers in southern Philippines

The Philippine army shifted its operations on Basilan island after ending the five-month combat operations in Marawi last month after killing the militants' top leaders, including Isnilon Hapilon,

Syrian rebels agree in Qatar to stop fighting each other

Syrian rebels agree in Qatar to stop fighting each other

Two Syrian rebel groups which have been fighting each other near Damascus have negotiated a ceasefire in Qatar, statements published by the two groups said.

Syrian peace talks in balance as fighting rages on

Syrian peace talks in balance as fighting rages on

Syrian peace talks in Geneva hung in the balance as the official opposition faced pressure to toughen its negotiating stance from rebel groups, who launched a new offensive against government forces.