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Time running out for negotiations on new Italian coalition government

Time running out for negotiations on new Italian coalition government

Italy's Five Star Movement (M5S) and Democratic Party (PD) renewed efforts Wednesday to work out a coalition deal ahead of a looming deadline for an agreement.

US-led coalition says 1,300 civilians killed in air war on IS

US-led coalition says 1,300 civilians killed in air war on IS

The US-led coalition said Friday it had unintentionally killed more than 1,300 civilians in air strikes during its fight against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria since 2014.

Amnesty, monitors say US-led coalition killed 1,600 civilians in Syria's Raqqa

Amnesty, monitors say US-led coalition killed 1,600 civilians in Syria's Raqqa

The US-backed assault to drive Islamic State from its Syrian capital Raqqa in 2017 killed more than 1,600 civilians, 10 times the toll the coalition itself has acknowledged ...

Coalition allows evacuation of wounded Houthis before Sweden hosts Yemen talks

Coalition allows evacuation of wounded Houthis before Sweden hosts Yemen talks

The Saudi-led coalition said it approved evacuating wounded Houthi fighters for treatment on Monday, meeting a key condition for the group to attend UN-sponsored peace talks in Sweden ...

Four years of coalition strikes on Syria 'kill 3,300 civilians'

Four years of coalition strikes on Syria 'kill 3,300 civilians'

The Washington-led alliance puts the toll at just over 1,000 civilians in both Syria and neighbouring Iraq, and says it does all it can to prevent civilian deaths.

New Australian PM survives test but discontent grows

New Australian PM survives test but discontent grows

The Liberal Party fractured in August when a backbench revolt forced then prime minister Malcolm Turnbull from office.

US supplied bomb that killed Yemeni children: report

US supplied bomb that killed Yemeni children: report

The bomb that killed 40 children and 11 others in a Saudi-led coalition air strike on a bus in rebel-held northern Yemen was sold by the United States under a State Department deal with Riyadh, CNN has reported.

QNL joins digital preservation coalition

QNL joins digital preservation coalition

Qatar National Library (QNL) has joined the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC), becoming the DPC’s newest associate member.

Malaysia's Najib expected to call election on Friday

Malaysia's Najib expected to call election on Friday

Najib Razak is under pressure to secure a strong mandate as he grapples with a multi-billion dollar scandal at a state fund and public anger over rising living costs.

Indian party quits coalition in blow ahead of election

Indian party quits coalition in blow ahead of election

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) controls 16 lawmakers in India's 545-member parliament, but Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party-led coalition remains in majority.

Merkel elected to fourth term as German chancellor

Merkel elected to fourth term as German chancellor

Lawmakers in Berlin's glass-domed Reichstag voted 364-315 with nine abstentions for Angela Merkel who was then to be formally appointed by President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

Germany to get new foreign minister as Gabriel loses job

Germany to get new foreign minister as Gabriel loses job

Germany's Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Thursday he would not join Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition government, opening the way for a new SPD figure in the high-profile post.