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Bomb Attack Hits U.S. Base In Eastern Afghanistan

Suspected Taliban insurgents on Monday attacked a U.S.-operated base in Afghanistan's eastern province of Khost, officials said, but gave few immediate details of an assault that coincided with a visit to Kabul by U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis.

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Turkey's Erdogan To Meet Trump At White House In Mid-May

ErdoganTurkish President Tayyip Erdogan will meet his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, at the White House in an upcoming visit in mid-May, Turkish Presidential Spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Monday.

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Iranian Court Rejects Final Appeal Of Jailed British-Iranian Charity Worker

Iran's Supreme Court has upheld a five-year jail sentence for a British-Iranian charity worker who was convicted on unspecified charges relating to national security, her husband said on Monday.

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Lawyer For Philippines Hit-Man Files Complaint Against Duterte At ICC

A Philippines lawyer filed a complaint at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday against President Rodrigo Duterte and senior officials, accusing them of mass murder in a nationwide anti-drugs crackdown.

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Taliban Attack Prompts Resignation Calls In Afghanistan

Afghan families have buried their dead and the country has observed a national day of mourning following the deadliest-ever Taliban attack on a military base that prompted angry calls for ministers and army chiefs to resign.

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Prominent Blogger Stabbed To Death In Maldives Capital

A liberal blogger was stabbed to death in the Maldives' capital on Sunday, his family and colleagues said, the latest media personality to be targeted in the troubled tropical nation.

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Kuki Gallmann Shot As Land Invasions Surge In Kenya

Gunmen have seriously wounded 73-year-old conservationist Kuki Gallmann at her conservation park in the latest of a string of attacks during land invasions in drought-stricken northern Kenya.

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Roadside Bomb Kills Six Soldiers In Somalia's Puntland

A military vehicle hit a roadside bomb in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region on Sunday, killing at least six soldiers and wounding another eight.

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