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Fourteen feared dead in Malaysian landslide

PENANG, Malaysia - Three foreign workers were killed and 11 others were missing Saturday after a landslide at a construction site on the popular...

15 Afghan army cadets killed in Taliban attack

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber killed 15 Afghan army trainees as they traveled home from their base in Kabul on Saturday, officials said,...

16 policemen killed in Egypt shootout with militants

CAIRO, Egypt - Sixteen Egyptian policemen were killed in a shootout with militants on the road between Cairo and the Bahariya Oasis in the...

Afghanistan hit by suicide bomb attacks on mosques leaving 63 dead

Suicide bombers struck two mosques in Afghanistan during Friday prayers, a Shiite mosque in Kabul and a Sunni mosque in western Ghor province, killing...

Fighters in Syria’s Raqa prepare for civilian handover

RAQA, Syria - US-backed forces who captured Raqa from the Islamic State group prepared Thursday to hand the Syrian city over to a civilian...

DFA Sec’ Alan Cayetano confirms PH no longer accepting EU grants

Manila, Philippines - The Foreign Affairs Department on Thursday confirmed the country will no longer accept new aid from the European Union, as directed...

#Fighters celebrate Raqa victory on ‘Roundabout of Hell’

RAQA, Syria - With his only hand, Hazem Kobane planted the yellow flag of the Syrian Democratic Forces on Tuesday in the notorious roundabout in...

President DUTERTE declares Marawi liberated as battle goes on

MARAWI, Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte declared the southern city of Marawi liberated from pro-Islamic State militants on Tuesday, although the military said 20-30 rebels were holding about...

Suicide bombers, gunmen kill 15 in attack on Afghan police trainees

An ongoing suicide and gun attack on a police training centre in a southeast Afghan city has killed at least 15 people and wounded...

Death toll from US drone strike in Pakistan rises to 26

The death toll from a US drone attack on a compound used by the Taliban-allied Haqqani network has risen to 26, officials said Tuesday,...

#Wildfires kill 34 in Portugal and Spain

At least 31 people have died in fires ravaging forests in northern and central Portugal over the past 24 hours, rescuers said Monday afternoon,...

Iraqi forces drive back Kurdish fighters in independence standoff

Iraqi forces seized a key military base, an airport and an oil field from Kurdish fighters Monday in disputed Kirkuk province in a major...

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