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AFP SANAA UN envoy Martin Griffiths was preparing on Tuesday to head to war-torn Yemen to lay the groundwork for peace talks in Sweden, after fresh fighting shook the flashpoint city of Hodeida. Griffiths -- whose efforts at ..

REUTERS LONDON AMID international uproar over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, some members of Saudi Arabia’s ruling family are agitating to prevent Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman from becoming king, three sources ..

ISTANBUL: A Turkish news website has released the first quotes from audio tapes purportedly of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi's last moments before he was murdered. "Release my arm! What do you think you are doing?" website ..

DPA AMMAN BAHRAIN has failed to create conditions for fair and free elections, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday, urging the Gulf kingdom's Western allies to pressure it to release jailed activists and reform laws ..

AFP THE HAGUE RUSSIA and China lost an acrimonious bid on Tuesday to stall the global chemical warfare watchdog's new powers to attribute blame for attacks like those in Syria. After a bitter war of words, the Organisation for the ..

KANO: Boko Haram members have killed nine farmers and abducted 12 others in a village in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno, the cradle of the jihadist movement, locals told AFP on Tuesday. On Monday, they stormed into fields ..

DPA Mogadishu TWO US airstrikes left 37 al-Shabaab militants dead near Debatscile in Somalia this week, the US said in a statement on Tuesday. "These precision airstrikes were conducted in support of the federal government of ..

Baghdad: At least 40 Islamic State militants are dead after Iraq launched airstrikes into Syria, Baghdad reported on Tuesday, the latest in a series of air attacks by Iraqi forces against the war-torn country. The Iraqi army said in a ..

Seoul: -Pyongyang blew up 10 guard posts in the Demilitarized Zone on Tuesday as the two Koreas pursue a reconciliation drive, even while denuclearisation talks stall between the US and the North. The move is one of the steps agreed ..

TRIPOLI: Libyan authorities on Tuesday forcibly disembarked more than 90 migrants who had refused to leave a cargo ship that rescued them before docking in a port west of Tripoli, a coast guard commander said. The Panama-flagged ..

Kalemie: Gunmen shot dead two Congolese aid workers last week in the DR Congo's southeastern province of Tanganyika where a conflict rages between Pygmies and Bantus, their employer said on Tuesday. "We are devastated to ..