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Militants attack army headquarters in south Yemen

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A suicide bomber tried to storm the main gate of the Yemeni army's southern command headquarters in the port city of Aden on Wednesday, in the latest attack by Islamist militants exploiting the turmoil in the country.

AU and EU leaders meet to tackle Central Afican Republic's crisis

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African and European leaders hope to tackle the conflict in the Central African Republic at a special meeting on the sidelines of a summit in Brussels on Wednesday.

US Secretary of State John Kerry departs the Middle East

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry left the Middle East after meeting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the second time in less than 12 hours on Tuesday in an effort to salvage the stalled peace talks with the Palestinians.

Ebola outbreak in Guinea kills 78

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International Medical Charity Medicines says Guinea faces an ebola epidemic on an unprecedented scale as it battles to contain confirmed cases now scattered across several locations that are far apart.

Six die in Kenyan explosion

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Six people have been killed in explosions in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.

Reactions trail court's death sentence on Muslim brotherhood members

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Mixed reactions have continued to trail harsh court verdict on five hundred members of the Muslim brotherhood.  

Barack Obama urges Russia to quit intimidating Ukraine

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US President Barack Obama has urged Russia to stop ‘intimidating’ Ukraine and reduce the number of troops it has on its border..S. has no interest in circling Russia and no interest in Ukraine beyond letting Ukraine people make their own decisions about their own lives.

Viktor Yanukovich calls for referendum in all regions of Ukraine

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Ukraine's deposed President, Viktor Yanukovich, on Friday calling for each of the country's regions to hold a referendum on its status "within Ukraine", Russia's Itar-Tass news agency reported.

Indian court says minor convict cannot be tried as an adult

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India's Supreme Court on Friday rejected the plea of the Delhi gang rape victim's parents to try the teenager convicted in their daughter's case in a criminal court instead of a juvenile court.

Malaysian Muslims continue prayers for missing airline

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Malaysian Muslims prayed for missing flight MH370 as the search for the jetliner neared the end of its third week without any concrete results.

Japan and Australia keep on search for MH370 airline

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Japanese and Australian search planes departed from Pearce Airbase in Perth on Friday joining the hunt for missing Malaysian jetliner in the southern Indian Ocean.

China continues search for missing Malaysia airline

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China said on Friday that it will protect the interests of families of passengers aboard the missing Malaysia airline plane presumed crashed in the southern Indian Ocean and called for more information from Malaysia.

Japanese man freed after 45 years on death row as court orders retrial

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A man who has been on death row for more than four decades has been granted a retrial by a Japanese court.

American couple jailed in Qatar

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A court in Qatar has sentenced an American couple to three years in prison over the death of their eight-year-old adopted daughter.

Barack Obama pays visit to Pope Francis

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US President Barack Obama says it was a "great honour" to meet Pope Francis for the first time during a European tour dominated by the crisis in Ukraine.

Yulia Tymoshenko declares interest in Ukrainian Presidency

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Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has declared her interest  to run for country’s  presidential elections in may elections.

Field Marshal Al-Sisi resigns in order to contest for Egyptian Presidency

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Field Marshal Abdul Fattah Al-sisi has resigned as Egypt's military chief in order to stand for the presidency. 

South Korea politics

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South Korea’s main opposition democratic party and the independent lawmaker Ahn Cheol-soo launched their new coalition 'new politics alliance for democracy' on Wednesday that seeks to challenge the ruling party.

Jerusalem demolition

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The Israeli Interior Ministry demolished a Palestinian-owned apartment block in east Jerusalem on Wednesday.

Kerry in Middle East

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US. Secretary of State John Kerry has interrupted a trip to Europe to press the Palestinians and Israelis to extend their peace talks as a deadline looms.