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WHO responds to critical health needs of thousands of Syrians fleeing East Ghouta

Damascus, The World Health Organisation (WHO) is supporting the delivery of critical health care for Syrians fleeing the escalating violence in besieged East Ghouta. WHO has activated an emergency operations centre that works around the clock...

At least 26 dead in Kabul suicide attack

Kabul, At least 26 people have been killed and 18 wounded in a suspected suicide bomb attack near a shrine in the Afghan capital Kabul, officials say. Initial reports suggest the bomber attacked a crowd of hundreds of people who had gathered...

Nineteen dead in bus accident in Philippines

Manila, In central Philippines, nineteen people were killed and 21 others injured on Wednesday when a passenger bus lost control and plunged off a cliff, Channel News Asia reported. The police said the bus was coming to Manila. It skidded off...

Palestinian President attacks Hamas, calls U.S. ambassador “son of a dog”

Agencies, Ramallah Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday called the U.S. ambassador to Israel a “son of a dog” because of his support for Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank. Abbas, speaking at a Palestinian leadership gathering,...

US-South Korea military exercises to resume next month

Agencies, Seoul The United States and South Korea will resume joint military drills next month, Seoul and Washington said on Tuesday, exercises that will go ahead despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s planned meeting with North Korean leader...

Maldives to lift state of emergency, charge ex-president, chief justice with bribery

Agencies, Colombo Maldives President Abdulla Yameen will lift a 45-day state of emergency on Thursday and the government will bring bribery charges against former leader Maumoon Abdul Gayoom and the chief justice, said a senior Maldives diplomat. Yameen...

Trip wire may have set off bomb in Austin, wounding two men – police

Agencies, Austin, Texas Two men on bicycles were wounded in an explosion of a bomb that may have been detonated by a trip wire, police said on Monday in the Texas capital, where earlier this month three parcel bombs killed two people. The two...

Australia PM meets Myanmar leader Suu Kyi, to raise human rights concerns

Agencies, Sydney Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrived in Canberra on Monday to be met by a military honour guard and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who has said he will raise human rights issues during her visit. Suu Kyi has...