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Saudi deploys jets in Turkey for anti-IS fight

Saudi deploys jets in Turkey for anti-IS fight

Saudi Arabia has deployed warplanes to a Turkish airbase in order to "intensify" its operations against the Islamic State group in Syria, a senior Saudi defence official has said.
  • Putin, Obama agree on Syria co-operation

    Russia's President Vladimir Putin and US counterpart Barack Obama held frank talks on Syria amid US concern over Turkish shelling of Kurdish militia targets in northern Syria days before a ceasefire deal is due to take hold.
  • Two ruling party loyalists 'executed' in Burundi

    Two people loyal to the ruling party in troubled Burundi were "executed" overnight in the centre of the country, a local official and witnesses said Saturday.
  • FIFA ethics committee bans Valcke for 12 years

    Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke became the latest high-profile soccer official to be kicked out of the sport when he was banned for 12 years on Friday after causing "considerable financial damage" to its scandal-plagued governing body.

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Two ruling party loyalists 'executed' in Burundi 58 die in Nigeria suicide bomb attacks South Sudan troops suffocated 50 people in container Boko Haram burns kids alive in Nigeria, 86 dead Millions of Ethiopians facing worst drought for decades: UN At least 12 killed in suicide blasts in north Nigeria

Middle East

Saudi deploys jets in Turkey for anti-IS fight Major powers agree ceasefire plan for Syria Ex-employee of Israeli PM wins abuse case Russia proposes Syria truce in March More than 500 dead in Syria regime's Aleppo offensive Thousands of Syrians wait at closed Turkey border after Russian airstrikes on Aleppo

Europe

Putin, Obama agree on Syria co-operation FIFA ethics committee bans Valcke for 12 years Erdogan threatens to send refugees to EU as NATO steps in EU pushes Greece on migrant crisis Several killed and scores injured in German train crash Twenty-seven migrants drown as boat capsizes near Turkey

Asia - Pacific

North Korea's army chief of staff executed: report More pulled out alive after Taiwan quake, about 120 people still trapped U.N. Security Council condemns North Korea launch, vows action Global outrage over North Korea rocket launch Rescuers search for survivors in southern Taiwan earthquake Volcano in southern Japan erupts in fiery show of nature

US & Canada

Putin, Obama agree on Syria co-operation Einstein's gravitational waves detected in landmark discovery Trump, Sanders win big in New Hampshire

Latin America & Caribbean

Drug cartel battle kills 52 in northeastern Mexican prison Colombia's FARC vow to end use of child soldiers Obama offers Colombia more than $450 million aid to help with peace process

South Asia

Former Nepal PM Sushil Koirala dies Ethnic protesters in Nepal withdraw border blockade, strike Pakistan police arrest six over child wedding

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Major powers agree ceasefire plan for Syria

Major powers agreed on Friday to a cessation of hostilities in Syria set to begin in a week and to provide rapid humanitarian access to besieged Syrian towns, but failed to secure a complete ceasefire or an end to Russian bombing. Ex-employee of Israeli PM wins abuse case Drug cartel battle kills 52 in northeastern Mexican prison Erdogan threatens to send refugees to EU as NATO steps in Russia proposes Syria truce in March EU pushes Greece on migrant crisis

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US South, East hit by monster winter storm

A deadly blizzard blanketed the eastern United States in near-record amounts of snow Saturday, shutting down New York and Washington in a colossal sto ...

Series of explosions rock Jakarta

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a series of gun and bomb attacks in central Jakarta earlier Thursday, Reuters reported.Several explosive ...

Obama cries during gun remarks

President Barack Obama, at one point wiping tears from his cheek, unveiled his plan Tuesday to tighten control and enforcement of firearms in the U.S. ...

World welcomes New Year 2016

Millions of people around the world welcomed in the New Year on high security alert, with Munich stations evacuated over an imminent terror threat and ...

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