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Syria-bound fighters reach Turkey town

Syria-bound fighters reach Turkey town

​Two groups of Iraqi Kurdish fighters have arrived in the Turkish border town of Suruj on their way to join their fellow fighters defending the Syrian Kurdish city of Kobani. Earlier, another group of Iraqi fighters arrived by air and now have joined their comrades. The convoys are now waiting in a storage facility that [&hellip

Protesters storm Burkina Faso parliament

Protesters storm Burkina Faso parliament

​Following days of street clashes, protesters in Burkina Faso have forced the police to withdraw from the parliament building in Ouagadougou. The state television has also been attacked and has stopped broadcasting. Thousands of protesters stormed Burkina Faso’s parliament building on Thursday ahead of a highly controversial vote. About 1,500 people managed to break through [&hellip

Russia-Ukraine gas talks remain deadlocked

Russia-Ukraine gas talks remain deadlocked

​EU-hosted talks to resolve a gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine were broken off after Kyiv failed to prove it can pay for vital winter supplies. Moscow has now urged Brussels to provide necessary guarantees. The EU-brokered gas talks between Ukraine and Russia were adjourned after running late into the night on Wednesday, but are [&hellip

Sweden recognizes Palestinian state

Sweden recognizes Palestinian state

Sweden leo imelitambua rasmi taifa la Palestina, ikiwa ni karibu mwezi mmoja baada ya serikali ya nchi hiyo kutangaza nia yake ya kuchukua hatua hiyo yenye utata. Waziri wa Mambo ya Kigeni wa Sweden Margot Wallstrom amesema uamuzi huo wa serikali ni hatua muhimu inayothibitisha haki ya Wapalestina kujitawala, akiongeza kuwa wanatarajia uamuzi huo utafuatwa [&hellip

Sri Lanka landslide kills over dozen

Sri Lanka landslide kills over dozen

At least a dozen people have been killed and hundreds of others remain missing following heavy rains that caused a massive landslide in central Sri Lanka. Rescue workers have begun their search for more than 300 people who are either missing or unaccounted for after the huge landslide hit the village of Koslanda Wednesday morning. [&hellip

Nidaa Tounes comes 1st in Tunisia vote

Nidaa Tounes comes 1st in Tunisia vote

Tunisia’s Nidaa Tounes Party has won parliamentary elections held to appoint Tunisia’s first five-year legislature since the 2011 ouster of former dictator Zine el-Abidine Bin Ali. The election commission announced the results of the Sunday polls in the early hours of the morning on Thursday. Trailed by the ruling al-Nahda party, Nidaa Tounes secured 85 [&hellip

Fiat to spin off Ferrari into separate unit

Fiat to spin off Ferrari into separate unit

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) plans to spin off Ferrari and sell a 10% stake in the luxury carmaker on the stock market. The remaining Ferrari shares would be distributed among FCA shareholders. The carmaker wants to complete the spin-off next year, with Ferrari shares listed in the US and possibly having a European listing too. [&hellip

Newcastle upset holders City

Newcastle upset holders City

An understrength Newcastle pulled off a big Capital One Cup shock by beating holders Manchester City 2-0 to book their place in the quarter-finals. United boss Alan Pardew fielded an extremely inexperienced side, featuring six changes from the weekend league win at Tottenham, but he was rewarded with an energetic and committed display from his [&hellip

Ansarullah takes control of key town

Ansarullah takes control of key town

Yemen’s Ansarullah fighters have secured control of a strategic town in the central province of Ibb following clashes with al-Qaeda-linked militants. The town of Radmaa fell under the control of the fighters on Wednesday, giving Ansarullah access to a strategic road linking the capital, Sana’a, with the main southern city of Aden. Tribal sources said [&hellip

Future Palestine state in danger

Future Palestine state in danger

A top UN official has warned the Security Council over the Israeli regime’s expansionist policies in East al-Quds (Jerusalem), saying it threatens the viability of the future Palestinian state. UN Undersecretary General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman made the remarks on Wednesday at a Security Council emergency meeting at Jordan’s request after Israel announced plans to [&hellip