World Bulletin/News Desk
Five fighters and three police officer were killed in fighting in Russia's North Caucasus province of Dagestan on Saturday, law enforcement authorities said.
Security forces exchanged gunfire with fighters they discovered in the basement of a kindergarten in a village near Russia's border with ex-Soviet Georgia, the Moscow-based National Anti-terrorism Committee said in a statement.
It said three police officer was killed in the fighting.
Russian news agencies reported that most of the fighting took place after the gunmen took refuge in a home in the village of Khutrakh. The home was destroyed, Interfax agency reported.
A video has emerged of a young Palestinian mother executed by IDF soldiers.
Clashes came as Hamas's chief in Gaza called violence that has hit the occupied West Bank and annexed east Jerusalem an intifada
Turkish Forestry and Water Affairs Minister Eroglu says first fresh water via a pipeline reached Northern Cyprus from Turkey
Decision to end travel bans and asset freezes against Lukashenko will be taken before current set of measures expires and must be either renewed or scrapped
Hamas Gaza chief says ongoing unrest in West Bank is a new 'intifada'
Online hate speech is is not covered by freedom of speech; this is a criminal act which will be prosecuted
Award is given for quartet's 'decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011'
Minister claims radicals trawling universities for potential fighters
Bernardino Leon says new government, which will include three deputy prime ministers (one each from the west, east and south of the country) would survive
If it is neccessary to remind people of Europe how valuable peace is, then real peace fighters' spirits should be strengthened, exiled from their countries, imprisoned, tortured, persecuted, by awarding their symbol-leader, Mustafa Dzhemilev
John Kerry expresses concern for Russian striking targets belonging to opposition groups, State Dept. says
Physicians for Human Rights have said that medical facilities where hit last week in the Russian attack on Syria.
20-year-old Palestinian woman was scoffed by Jewish settler after being shot
Deployment will join recently established Multinational Joint Task Force
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