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Syrian troops capture 14 villages from rebels

Syrian troops capture 14 villages from rebels

Syrian government forces captured 14 villages on Monday as they advance on the largest rebel-held enclave in the country's north amid a wave of airstrikes.

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UN wants Libya to agree to shut down migrant camps Robert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe's president after 37 years Mugabe refuses to stand down in talks with military Zimbabwe crisis: Mugabe under house arrest as military takes control East Libyan forces make new push to end Islamist resistance in Benghazi Bombs kill at least 17 people in Mogadishu

Middle East

Syrian troops capture 14 villages from rebels Egypt to hold presidential election March 26-28 Iran president goes all-in on reform push after unrest Bahrain urges citizens against travel to Iran Nigeria troops arrest 400-plus Boko Haram fighters, families Israeli troops kill four Palestinians, wound 160 in protests over Jerusalem

Europe

Iceland closes gender gap but violence against women remains Deadly explosion at major European gas hub in Austria Bosnian war criminal Slobodan Praljak dies after drinking poison in UN court 2,500 job losses as UK cigarette supplier collapses Norway reveals rape and sexual assault scandal in Lapland Greece in mourning as several still missing after deadly flood

Asia - Pacific

North Korea says new U.N. sanctions an act of war Philippines storm leaves 182 dead and tens of thousands displaced Three missing, thousands flee as storm heads for Philippines North Korea fires ballistic missile Xi Jinping becomes most powerful leader since Mao after change to China constitution Floods and landslides kill 43, leave 34 missing in Vietnam

US & Canada

Trump threatens to cut aid to Pakistan, a 'haven to terrorists' Venezuela says Brazilian, Canadian diplomats not welcome Several people killed as truck drives down New York City bike path

Latin America & Caribbean

Venezuela says Brazilian, Canadian diplomats not welcome EU readies sanctions on Venezuela, approves arms embargo U.S. orders expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats

South Asia

Trump threatens to cut aid to Pakistan, a 'haven to terrorists' Suicide bomber kills nine near Afghan political meeting At least 31 dead in central Nepal bus accident

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Bosnian Croat Slobodan Praljak dies on drinking poison

A convicted war criminal from Croatia swallowed what he said was poison and died Wednesday after a United Nations court in the Netherlands upheld his ...

Barcelona terror attack

Two men have been arrested after a white van ploughed into a crowd of people in a busy Barcelona tourist district, killing at least 13 and injuring 80 ...

Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia on first foreign trip

Dogged by controversy at home, Donald Trump opened his first foreign trip as president in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, looking to shift attention from a ...

Venezuelan women protest against President Maduro

Dressed in white and chanting "Liberty!", tens of thousands of women opposed to Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro marched on Saturday, pr ...

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