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Greece turns to UN, EU over Turkey-Libya maritime deal - 12/10/2019

Athens (dpa) - Greece has formally informed the United Nations that, in its view, the Turkey-Libya deal on maritime boundaries in the Mediterranean Sea is invalid, and the European Union is likely to...

At least 29 people die as South Sudan clans clash over Nile island - 12/05/2019

JUBA (dpa)- At least 29 people were killed in South Sudan on Thursday when two rival clans clashed over ownership of an island in the Nile river, the coordinator for the area told dpa. The...

US sanctions Russian Evil Corp over banking malware - 12/05/2019

WASHINGTON (dpa)- The US Treasury Department imposed sanctions on the Russian-based Evil Corp, a group accused of being behind Dridex, a piece of malware designed to steal banking credentials. Dridex...

Car bomb kills two in Syrian town held by Turkish-backed rebels - 12/05/2019

DAMASCUS, Khalil Hamlo and Weedah Hamzah (dpa)- At least two people were killed on Wednesday by a car bombing in a town controlled by the Turkish forces and allied rebels in north-eastern Syria, a...

Amnesty raises death toll, says 208 people killed in Iran protests - 12/03/2019

LONDON (dpa)- Amnesty International raised the death toll of those killed by Iranian security forces to 208, citing credible reports received by the organization, in a statement on its website on...

Violence kills 24 civilians in northern Syria - 12/03/2019

BEIRUT, Weedah Hamzah (dpa)- At least 24 civilians were killed, including eight children, as violence engulfed several areas in northern Syria on Monday, a monitoring group said. In Idlib, a largely...

Islamic State claims London knife attacker was one of its fighters - 11/30/2019

LONDON, dpa correspondents (dpa)- Islamic State on Saturday claimed responsibility for the stabbing attack in central London that left two people dead before the attacker was shot and killed by armed...

Ex-Beatle and new children's author McCartney recounts grandpa joy - 11/30/2019

LONDON (dpa)- Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney loves being a grandfather - or "granddude," he said in a radio interview on Friday. McCartney has eight grandchildren - aged between 8 and 20 - from his...

Car bomb hits village held by Turkish-backed rebels in Syria; 15 hurt - 11/30/2019

DAMASCUS (dpa)– At least 15 people were injured on Saturday in a car bombing in a north-eastern Syrian town held by rebels allied with Turkey, a local medical source and a war monitor reported. The...

Israel strikes Hamas in northern Gaza in response to rockets - 11/30/2019

Tel Aviv (dpa) - Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) struck a target in Gaza after a rocket was fired from the territory, the Israeli army said late of Friday. "We just targeted a Hamas military post in the...
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