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In past month, UNICEF and partners have provided life-saving assistance to 33,000 children in famine-hit areas

Court backs 'restrictive measures' taken by EU states over Moscow's role in Ukraine crisis

A senior Syrian government official warned on Sunday that the Tabqa Dam had already been damaged by US led air strikes

Edinburgh parliament supports motion to call for second Scottish independence vote

One mas has been detained after he was found carrying a suspicious package

Moscow and Tehran helped Assad's forces gain ground in recent months, including in the Syrian army's major offensive last year to retake rebel-held eastern Aleppo.

The force, which also has contingents from Belgium, Spain and Luxembourg, can raise more than 60,000 soldiers, who normally remain based in their respective countries.

Controversial legislation previously criticized by United Nations

Ilich Ramirez Sanchez gets third life sentence for deadly grenade attack on Paris shop more than four decades ago

The proposed tie-up also drew criticism from France, Belgium, Portugal and the Netherlands, fearful for the future of their own stock exchanges, owned by Euronext.

Wife of Khalid Masood, who killed at least 4 people in terror attack near Britain's parliament, issues statement via police

Weekend rally of terrorist PKK supporters included signs openly calling for Turkish president's murder  

State minister Rasim Demiri believes Turkey will provide support for creation of national army

Islamophobic incidents rose 62 percent in 2016 compared to previous year, says Muslim group

US secretary of state will receive highest honor from World Petroleum Council - the Dewhurst Award

Antonio Guterres is also expected to attend one-day Arab summit during his visit to Jordan

Georgian citizens able to travel to EU's Schengen zone for 90 days on biometric passports

Navalny won a surprise 27 percent of the vote in the Moscow mayoral election in 2013, and afterwards announced plans to seek the presidency.

Rouhani's first official visit to Russia comes as the two Syrian regime supporters push for ways to end the six-year conflict, having done much to marginalise US influence in peace talks.

Both Scotland and Northern Ireland voted to remain in the EU, but they were outnumbered by voters in England and Wales who backed Brexit.

James Jackson who admitted selecting a black man at random and stabbing him to death in Midtown was charged with murder as an act of terrorism Monday.

Veteran South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who was sentenced to life imprisonment with Nelson Mandela, died on Tuesday after complications following surger

Erdogan says expulsion notice should have mentioned links of ex-players Hakan Sukur and Arif Erdem with FETO

Pahor added that Slovenia would face such an option only "if a lack of consensus within the bloc prevented a stronger integration of all 27 EU member states" after Brexit.

The White House said the two leaders spoke by phone after the tiny southwestern state of Saarland backed Merkel in a vote Sunday.

Here are three things that happened in the campaign on Monday:

With Britain still reeling from a terror attack at the gates of parliament, May is preparing to embark on a journey out of the European Union this week that will change Britain and the EU forever.

Nearly 40 countries not participating in negotiations for 'total elimination' of nuclear weapons at global body

Local authorities blame deadly attack -- which also left three attackers dead -- on Al-Qaeda

Around 250,000 fewer Turkish-origin Bulgarian citizens were able to vote because of obstacles, says head of Balkan society

Current president plans to hold referendum on proposed constitutional changes already rejected by country's senate

Occupation forces raid workshop, destroy artwork and equipment, cartoonist says

Turkish aid agency has distributed 45 tons of essential food supplies to 1,375 Somali families facing famine

Power-sharing assembly between Irish nationalists, pro-British unionists remains suspended as talks collapse

Turkish president addresses issue of terror groups destabilizing region

If Yes wins in April 16 referendum, the political parties law could be discussed, says Binali Yildirim

Conflicts in Syria, Yemen and Libya are expected to figure high during Arab summit

Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders to meet on April 2, for the first time since February

Rally by terrorist PKK in Swiss capital Bern featured sign threatening Turkey's president with death

Coordinator of International Rabia Platform says Egypt's elected president Morsi is in jail, while a 'dictator' is free  

With just six months to go until a general election in Europe's top economy in which Merkel is seeking a fourth term, the poll in the tiny southwestern state of Saarland Sunday took on outsized importance.

Dollar to Turkish lira rate slips in line with US dollar weakness in almost all major currencies and emerging markets

PKK attack took place during counterterrorism operation in Hakkari province

Europe's 20 biggest banks posted more profits in the small EU duchy of Luxembourg than they did in the UK, Sweden and Germany combined.

The country's powerful military until recently ruled Myanmar with an iron fist and built up a notorious reputation for rights abuses, especially when conducting operations against restive ethnic insurgents.

Bulgaria, where the average monthly salary is just 500 euros ($540) and corruption is rife even after 10 years in the EU, has now seen three elections in four years.

Rally in Bern featured banner calling for Turkish President Erdogan's death

Some of the world's biggest economies have refused to attend high-level negotiations aimed at banning nuclear weapons, a sign that global denuclearization remains a distant dream.

Opposition groups hold rallies in several Russian cities including Moscow and St. Petersburg

Saturday's rally in Bern targeted Turkish president with one banner picturing him with a gun to his head

Christian Democratic Union enjoys significant increase in votes ahead of a general election in September

It is the 'end of the road', Sinn Fein's Michelle O'Neill says

Turkish government and Albayrak company distributed food aid in drought hit areas outside Somali capital Mogadishu

IHH delivers 1,250 packages of food to almost 5,000 families displaced by violence in Yemen

Voters can cast ballots until April 9

He was speaking in Singapore, the first stage of the last international tour of his five-year term which will also take him to Malaysia and Indonesia.

Khalid Masood, the 52-year-old Briton who killed four people before being shot dead in a rampage in Westminster on Wednesday, reportedly used the Facebook-owned service moments before the assault.

Election occurs amid dispute with Ankara over attempts to prevent Turkey-based Bulgarians from crossing border to vote

Kuwait Oil Minister Essam al-Marzouk, who heads a joint ministerial committee tasked with overseeing compliance to the cuts, said conformity to the reductions could be improved.

Many in the military appreciate this increased autonomy, but critics charge it is raising civilian death rates, puts the lives of US troops at greater risk and leads to a lack of oversight of America's conflicts.

Bashir has reportedly been invited to a summit of the Arab League to take place in Jordan on Wednesday.

Wellington in 2008 became the first developed nation to sign a free trade agreement with Beijing and China is now New Zealand's second-largest commercial partner, with two-way trade worth NZ$23 billion ($16.2 billion) last year.

Wednesday's attack lasted a mere 82 seconds before Masood shot to death

We can ask the people on the EU accession process after constitutional referendum, Turkish president says

UN Envoy on Syria de Mistura "concerned by the recent escalation of fighting in Damascus, Hama and elsewhere in Syria,": UN

We should not lose our focus to take necessary steps to strengthen foundations of the economy, says central bank governor

"Three dead and one seriously injured in a dispute between inmates. Prison under control measures," the security spokesman for Tamaulipas state said on Twitter.

It was the latest barb in the bitter dispute between Turkey and Europe after Germany and The Netherlands blocked Turkish ministers from campaigning among expats for a "yes" vote in next month's referendum on boosting Erdogan's powers.