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Philippines says foreign fighters part of IS 'invasion'

Philippines says foreign fighters part of IS 'invasion'

Indonesians and Malaysians were among foreign jihadists battling the military after laying siege to a southern Philippine city, the government said on Friday, in a rare admission of what it said was an Islamic State "invasion".

Fresh Gaza protests after Palestinian pay cut

Fresh Gaza protests after Palestinian pay cut

Fresh protests against civil service pay cuts broke out in Gaza on Saturday, as pressure builds on Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas to tackle the crisis.

Ahli face Kharaitiyat looking to escape relegation battle

Ahli face Kharaitiyat looking to escape relegation battle

Today will see four matches that kick-off the 24th round of QSL action. With only three more rounds left in the season; all eight teams will be fighting for the maximum number of points to end their season on a high note.

Kashmiri activist says blocked from leaving India

Kashmiri activist says blocked from leaving India

Delhi airport authorities barred a prominent Kashmiri activist Wednesday from flying out of India despite holding a valid visa, a move his group described as an attempt to deny human rights in the violence-hit region.

Belgian police arrest four; find 'traces' of terror attack plot

Belgian police arrest four; find 'traces' of terror attack plot

Police found "traces" of a plot to launch a new attack in Belgium when they arrested four people suspected of recruiting jihadists for Syria and Libya, prosecutors said Wednesday.

Dozens face riot charges over Hong Kong Lunar New Year violence

Dozens face riot charges over Hong Kong Lunar New Year violence

Dozens of people in Hong Kong were charged with taking part in a riot after a dispute between vendors and police on the first day of the Lunar New Year holiday blew up into city's worst violence since protests in 2014.

Sierra Leone sprinter sleeping rough in London after Ebola wipes out family

Sierra Leone sprinter sleeping rough in London after Ebola wipes out family

A sprinter from Sierra Leone, who disappeared after competing in last year’s Commonwealth Games, has been sleeping rough in London,