Abbas warns Israel against 'religious war'
Palestinian president warns of turning political conflict into religious one as clashes erupt across occupied West Bank.
Major offensive under way in capital of Anbar, where only a few small areas of province remain under government control.
US secretary of state and Iran's FM agree to stay in Austria overnight on Friday as Monday deadline for deal looms.
House speaker says US leader is "damaging the presidency itself" by making "unilateral" changes to immigration policies.
Facing uproar over presumed massacre of 43 students, Enrique Pena Nieto calls on states to modernise judicial system.
While hosting the World Internet Conference, China tries Tiananmen activist for leaking 'state secrets' to US website.
Many of the 4,300 Sri Lankan Tamils now in Malaysia continue to live in the shadow of their country's civil war.
Amid historic drought in the US state, thieves are diverting water from tanks, wells and streams.
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Presidential candidate Slim Riahi's drive to expand his political influence through money and media has drawn criticism.
Pakistani military has claimed 'complete control' over the region, but the bloodshed continues.
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While they will support local troops on front lines, US personnel will only fight in self-defence, Iraqi officials say.
Once staunchly anti-immigrant, some observers say the conservative US state could lead the way in documenting migrants.
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Iraq's former National Security Adviser Mowaffak al-Rubaie debates ISIL strategy, sectarianism, and the nation's crisis.
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Authorities in Dongguan city have attempted to eradicate the world's oldest profession, but it still survives.
Recent violence in the holy city finds roots in Israel's policy of 'collective punishment', critics say.
Tosa Maidan in India-administered Kashmir cleared of shells used by army in drills, but victims await compensation.
Mount Nyiragongo is reopening to the public, allowing visitors to climb the peak and see the world's biggest lava lake.
Hundreds of wordsmiths have turned out for the Scrabble world championships in London.
Kidnapping of general by FARC rebels brings into focus plight of people in the poor region of Choco.
Gender experts say birth simulator is a welcome development as men are not often involved in labour process.
Practice seen as an intrusion on the private lives of female police recruits who have to undergo virginity tests.
Experts say poaching is on the rise and that it is is undermining efforts to stop the killing of the endangered species.
String of recent accidents highlights the scourge of transport cartels in the mountainous country.
Shia group accused of targeting civilians, arbitrary detentions and using civilian buildings during takeover of Sanaa.
Rebel forces, citing civilian deaths from government air strikes, want coalition to target Assad regime along with ISIL.
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