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  1. Two killed, seven injured in suicide bomb blast in KabulSat, 24 Feb 2018 09:25:25 GMT
    Security forces inspect an explosion site in Lashkar Gah, capital of southern Helmand province, Afghanistan, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. A suicide bomber killed at least two and wounded seven in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group in the diplomatic area of Afghanistan's capital on Saturday, and at least 18 soldiers died in an attack on a checkpoint by Taliban insurgents in the country's west, authorities said. More...
  2. UN to vote Saturday on humanitarian cease-fire in SyriaSat, 24 Feb 2018 04:57:58 GMT
    The U.N. Security Council delayed a vote on a resolution demanding a 30-day humanitarian cease-fire across Syria until Saturday in hopes of closing a gap over the timing for a halt to fighting. After six hours of negotiations, Kuwait's U.N. Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaiba, the current council president, told reporters Friday evening that members "are so close" to agreement, and negotiations are continuing. More...
  3. Smoke rises after Syrian government air strikes hit GhoutaSat, 24 Feb 2018 00:25:26 GMT
    Syrian government warplanes have carried out a sixth day of air strikes in rebel-held suburbs east of Damascus, killing 32 people, activists said, as the death toll from a week of bombardment soared over 400. At the United Nations, last-minute negotiations were under way ahead of an expected vote on a Security Council resolution demanding a 30-day humanitarian ceasefire. More...
  4. Police said follow-up searches took place in the Lurgan area on ThursdaySat, 24 Feb 2018 00:25:25 GMT
    A 29-year-old man and a 48-year-old man were arrested by detectives from the PSNI's Terrorism Investigation Unit following a search of the van the pair were travelling in at Levin Road in Lurgan on Wednesday night. The 29-year-old remains in police custody and officers have been granted additional time by the courts to question him, while the 48-year-old has been released pending a report to the Public Prosecution Service for Northern Ireland, the PSNI said. More...
  5. 18 dead after 2 blasts, gunfire rock Somalia's capitalFri, 23 Feb 2018 19:37:38 GMT
    Two car bomb blasts rocked Somalia's capital on Friday evening, followed by gunfire, police said, and an ambulance service said at least 18 people had been killed. The explosions shattered a months-long period of calm in Mogadishu, which is often the target of attacks by the al-Shabab extremist group. More...
  6. Gang rapes and beheadings revealed in UN report on South Sudan abusesFri, 23 Feb 2018 14:48:52 GMT
    A UN report has revealed shocking cases of murder, mutilation and rape during the five-year conflict The latest report on human rights abuses carried out during South Sudan's civil war contains harrowing accounts of beheadings, mutilations, gang rapes and other atrocities. In the document, released by a United Nations commission, one South Sudanese man is said to have returned home after hiding from government soldiers to find they had blinded his mother, gouging out her eyes with spears. More...
  7. Three stabbings in north London being treated as linkedFri, 23 Feb 2018 10:06:24 GMT
    Three stabbings in north London which caused the deaths of two young men are being treated as linked, police said as they revealed an 18-year-old has been arrested. Sadiq Mohamed, 20, died from serious stab injuries after being discovered in Malden Road, Camden, at around 10.15pm on Tuesday. More...
  8. Ivanka Trump arrives at Incheon International Airport in IncheonFri, 23 Feb 2018 10:06:23 GMT
    Ivanka Trump has landed in South Korea to attend this weekend's closing ceremony for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. South Korea has rolled out the red carpet for her first visit since her father Donald Trump became US president. More...
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  1. Sayonara, PyeongChang! Land of the Rising Sun will host next OlympicsSat, 24 Feb 2018 10:44:35 GMT
    The Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics is only two years away. Here's what you can expect in Japan's capital. More...
  2. South Korea's amazing 'mermaids' keep alive a centuries-old traditionFri, 23 Feb 2018 16:24:38 GMT
    On a remote South Korean island, NBC News' Rupert Barker meets the Haenyeo, female free divers who forage for seafood on the ocean floor. More...
  3. 10 cases of sexual misconduct reported at Winter OlympicsSat, 24 Feb 2018 18:00:00 GMT
    The four centers at the PyeongChang Olympics were created as a way for athletes, volunteers, spectators and anyone else to come forward for help. More...
  4. Archaeologists discover Egyptian necropolisSat, 24 Feb 2018 16:56:00 GMT
    Archaeologists discovered the mummified remains of a high priest covered in beads of ivory and crystal and surrounded by amulets of semi-precious stones. More...
  5. Russia timeline: Key players, meetings and investigation detailsFri, 23 Feb 2018 23:03:01 GMT
    As special counsel Mueller continues his inquiries into Russia collusion in the 2016 election, new information continues to be added to the timeline of facts. More...
  6. Trump announces new, 'heaviest sanctions ever' on North KoreaFri, 23 Feb 2018 22:06:04 GMT
    President Donald Trump announced a new set of sanctions against North Korea Friday, targeting the regime's shipping and trading abilities. More...