North, South Korea plan further talks to ease tensionsNorth and South Korea agreed to hold talks at the vice-minister level next month, after a meeting on Thursday aimed at further easing tensions following the end to an armed…
Canada to give UN $75m for Syrian refugee reliefCanada’s new Liberal government announced on Thursday a US$75 million (CA$100 million) contribution to the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) to help fleeing Syrians,…
African Union hosts summit on ending child marriageThe African Union launched its first-ever African Girl’s Summit on Ending Child Marriage on Thursday in Lusaka, Zambia, a two-day gathering that unites diplomats, UN officials…
UK air force needed to fight IS group in Syria, says FranceBritish air force capabilities would make a difference in the fight against Islamic State in Syria, with precision strikes especially increasing pressure on the group, French…
Mali arrests two suspects linked to Bamako hotel attackMali’s security ministry arrested two people suspected of links to an attack on a luxury hotel in the country’s capital that killed 20 people, the ministry said on Thursday.
French unemployment falls slightly in SeptemberThe number of registered unemployed in France recorded in September its biggest monthly drop since the global economic crisis began in 2007, data showed Monday.
Belgium lowers security alert level in BrusselsBelgium lowered the security threat level in Brussels on Thursday after nearly a week on maximum alert following the Islamic State attacks in Paris, a government minister said.
Boko Haram accused of deadly attack on Niger villageBoko Haram militants attacked a village in Niger’s southern border area of Diffa on Thursday, killing 15 people, two security sources said.
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French paratrooper dies after 'terrorist' attack in MaliA French soldier has died after injuries suffered in Mali when his vehicle was attacked by “terrorist groups” last month, the French President’s office said in a statement on…
Venezuelan opposition candidate shot dead at rallyAn opposition leader was shot to death on Wednesday at a campaign rally for next week’s congressional elections in Venezuela, his party said.
Strike on Kunduz hospital due to ‘preventable human error'The US airstrike that killed 31 civilians at a hospital in Afghanistan last month resulted from preventable errors by soldiers and airmen who violated rules of engagement and…
PSG reach last 16 with 5-0 drubbing of MalmoSweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic crowned a triumphant homecoming with a second-half goal as Paris Saint-Germain crushed Malmo 5-0 on Wednesday to book a place in the last 16 of…
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