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LAST_UPDATETue, 20 Feb 2018 8am

Elusive Aid Reaches Syria's Besieged Eastern Ghouta

An international aid convoy has delivered food and humanitarian supplies to a besieged, rebel-held area near Damascus, the first such distribution to reach Syria's Eastern Ghouta since late November.

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Israel's Leaders And Corruption Allegations

Every Israeli prime minister since 1996 has been the subject of a corruption investigation.

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Togo Government And Opposition To Hold Crisis Talks

After months of ongoing protests, people in Togo and the international community have set their hopes on the upcoming talks between President Faure Gnassingbe's government and opposition parties.

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Egypt Detains Ex-Presidential Candidate Aboul Fotouh

Egyptian police have arrested Abdul Moneim Aboul Fotouh, a leading opposition figure and former presidential candidate, over his alleged ties with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group.

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Death Threat For Muslim Mayor Aspirant For US City

A woman seeking to become the first Muslim mayor of a city in the US state of Minnesota has claimed receiving a death threat online.

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Israel Delegation Attend UN Conference In Malaysia

David Roet, a senior Israeli diplomat, posing during the WUF9 conference. Photo: Twitter

A team of Israeli diplomats attended a UN conference in Malaysia last week, the first such visit in 62 years, according to the Jerusalem Post.

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In Buenos Aires, One In Every Two Women Experience Violence Daily

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BUENOS AIRES -- Every other woman in the Argentine capital experience violence, according to a survey by the Buenos Aires Ministry of Development and Habitat.

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Malawi Suspends Sim Card Registration Due To Eavesdropping Fears

LILONGWE, (Malawi) -- The Malawian government has suspended the mass registration of SIM cards due to public concerns, Minister of Information and Communications Technology Nicholas Dausi said in a statement Tuesday.

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Paris Suburb Becomes Ground Zero In France’s Struggle With Radical Islam

Once branded a “no-go” zone by authorities, the Paris suburb of Trappes has become a recruiting ground for Islamic State – and ground zero in France’s struggle to integrate Muslims into its staunchly secular state.

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More Than 10,000 Afghan Civilians Killed Or Wounded Last Year, U.N. Says

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KABUL - More than 10,000 Afghan civilians were killed or wounded in violence last year, the United Nations said on Thursday, with militant bombings the main cause while air strikes by U.S. and government forces inflicted a rising toll.

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