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Syria: Why Idlib could spell the end of seven years of fighting

Rebel fighters have until Monday to remove themselves from the buffer zone around the city of Idlib.

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Syria war: Why I fight alongside Assad's forces near Idlib

Nabel is a Christian fighting near Idlib province, the last remaining rebel stronghold in Syria

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2 Myanmar Fighter Jets Crash, Killing Pilots and an 11-Year-Old

It was the latest in a string of accidents for one of Asia’s largest militaries, which has rapidly expanded its arsenal.

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News Analysis: As Voters on Left and Right Rebel, Glimpse of a Post-Merkel Germany

An election in Bavaria was expected to turn on a populist backlash against migrants, but voters went their own way. The results may worry Angela ...

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Syrian Rebels Withdraw Heavy Weapons to Spare Idlib From Assault

Turkey secured the rebels’ agreement to pull back the weaponry, staving off a Syrian government offensive on the heavily populated rebel stronghold.

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The world decries Myanmar’s Rohingya abuses. Myanmar’s reply: denial, defiance and propaganda.

A tour with Myanmar’s media minders shows the military control after its brutal campaign against the country’s Muslim minority.

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Red Dragons and Tigers - Cameroon's Anglophone rebels

Who are the rebel groups which have taken up arms to fight for independence for English-speaking parts of Cameroon?

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Yemen rebel court 'sentences Baha'i trio to death'

The Baha'i community in the UK said the unnamed individuals were convicted of espionage and apostasy.

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Natasha Museveni directs film about Ugandan leader

Natasha Museveni's film charts her father's journey from rebel leader to Ugandan president.

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Watchdog: Journalists Jailed in Record Numbers Worldwide

Journalists are being jailed in unprecedented numbers across the globe, with 262 detained for their work at the end of 2017, according to the ...

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US Diplomat: Syria Could Face Tough Sanctions If It Blocks Political Process

The United States will pursue "a strategy of isolation," including sanctions, with its allies if President Bashar al-Assad holds up a political ...

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Canada’s Parliament Moves to Strip Honor for Myanmar’s Leader

Canada’s House of Commons voted to revoke the honorary citizenship of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi for not criticizing violence by Myanmar’s military against the Rohingya.

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Idlib hospitals at breaking point in last rebel stronghold

Workers in Syria's last rebel stronghold battle with a decimated healthcare system and a lack of aid.

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Human Rights Council Ratchets Up Pressure on Myanmar

The United Nations body is trying to expedite criminal prosecutions of Myanmar military leaders over a brutal campaign against Rohingya Muslims.

Rebel fighting threatens Ebola effort in Congo

Politicians are also spreading fear, making people reluctant to get vaccinated, WHO says.

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Trump, at UN, to Again Confront North Korean Nuclear Threat

As he begins the sequel to his stormy U.N. debut, President Donald Trump will again confront the dangers posed by North Korea's nuclear threat, ...

Turkey and Russia to create buffer zone in rebel-held Syrian province

Russia and Turkey agreed to create a demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib province, potentially thwarting a large-scale military operation and ...

UN calls for genocide tribunal over Rohingya crisis

A United Nations fact-finding mission has released an extensive 440-page report detailing atrocities carried out by the Myanmar military against Rohingya Muslims, in support of its call for the country's generals to face an international tribunal on charges of genocide.

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ICC opens Myanmar Rohingya crimes probe

It will examine alleged crimes against the group, including "killing, sexual violence and looting".

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Myanmar’s ‘Gravest Crimes’ Against Rohingya Demand Action, U.N. Says

A new report detailing a litany of alleged atrocities calls for heavy sanctions and the complete overhaul of the country’s military.

Syrians caught between regime and rebels as Idlib offensive looms

As a large-scale military campaign in Syria's last rebel stronghold looms, Syrians on both sides of the divide are bracing for a bloody battle.

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