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‘Israel cooperates with Saudis, Bahrain’

‘Israel cooperates with Saudis, Bahrain’

Israel says its Mossad spying agency has close cooperation with Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. A report published on the Israeli military’s official website said that other countries that cooperate with Tel Aviv are the United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan and the Republic of Azerbaijan. The report claimed that Bahrain has been providing Israel with intelligence on [&hellip

ICC launches CAR war crimes probe

ICC launches CAR war crimes probe

The International Criminal Court (ICC) says it has launched a preliminary investigation into war crimes in the Central African Republic (CAR). The Hague-based tribunal made the announcement in a statement issued on Friday to investigate the unrest that has plagued the African nation of 4.6 million for over a year. African leaders have recently strongly [&hellip

Evacuation operation starts in Homs

Evacuation operation starts in Homs

Hundreds of civilians are being evacuated from militant-held areas of Syria’s third largest city of Homs under a UN-supervised deal between the government and the foreign-backed opposition. The evacuation began on Friday and the national Syrian broadcaster said two busloads were leaving Homs, with a total of 35 people on board. On Thursday, Homs Governor [&hellip

Police clash with Bosnia protesters

Police clash with Bosnia protesters

Police and demonstrators have clashed for a third consecutive day in cities across Bosnia and Herzegovina, a report says. Anti-government demonstrators smashed windows and threw a flare into a section of the presidency building in the Bosnian capital, Sarajevo, after setting fire to another government building in the city of Tuzla on Friday, Reuters reported. [&hellip

Women ‘fare worse after strokes’

Women ‘fare worse after strokes’

Women have a poorer quality of life after a stroke than men, a study has found. The US research, published in Neurology, assessed the mental and physical health of 1,370 patients three months and a year after a stroke. Women had more depression and anxiety, pain and discomfort, and more restricted mobility. UK experts said [&hellip

Israeli soldiers storm al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli soldiers storm al-Aqsa Mosque

Clashes have erupted between Palestinian worshippers and Israeli soldiers at the al-Aqsa Mosque in the West Bank city of East al-Quds (Jerusalem). The clashes broke out when Israeli forces stormed the holy site in East al-Quds during this week’s Friday prayers. Israeli soldiers fired rubber bullets and stun grenades at the people who were praying [&hellip

At least 30 killed in northern Mali

At least 30 killed in northern Mali

​Around 30 ethnic Tuaregs were killed in northern Mali’s Gao region in localized fighting with ethnic Peuls, the Ministry of Defence said on Friday. “It was score-settling between Peuls and Tuaregs in the Djebok district,” said Defence Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga. He gave no details but added that fighting between the two groups happens frequently. [&hellip

55k homes lose power in France storm

55k homes lose power in France storm

A severe winter storm has caused a power outage in northern parts of France, leaving tens of thousands of homes without electricity, a report says. Some 55,000 homes have been left without electricity in the French regions of Pays de la Loire and Normandy, power distributor ERDF said on Friday. The state-controlled utility company said [&hellip

Snow cancels 300 flights in Japan

Snow cancels 300 flights in Japan

Heavy snow in Tokyo and other areas across Japan has led to the cancelation of hundreds of flights and suspension of some train services. Nearly 300 flights were grounded as up to four centimeters (1.6 inches) of snow was recorded in Tokyo Saturday. More snow is expected later in the day. Japan’s public broadcaster NHK reported that [&hellip

‘2 Burundian peacekeepers killed in CAR’

‘2 Burundian peacekeepers killed in CAR’

Two Burundian peacekeepers have been shot dead by Christian armed men in the Central African Republic (CAR), witnesses say. The witnesses said the deadly attack took place on a street in the capital, Bangui on Friday with peacekeepers retaliated by shooting in various directions. The attack was not immediately confirmed by the 4,000-strong African Union [&hellip