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January 15, 2019 8:48 AM 5 People Were Killed in Zimbabwe Fuel Hike Protests, Activists Say

(HARARE, Zimbabwe) — A human rights group in Zimbabwe says five people were killed in clashes between demonstrators protesting fuel hikes and security forces who opened fire on some crowds. The Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights on Tuesday reported the death toll as many businesses in the capital, Harare, and other cities were closed following 229

December 25, 2018 12:35 PM Turkey 'determined' to drive out Syrian Kurdish forces

ISTANBUL – Turkey said Tuesday it is working with the United States to coordinate the withdrawal of American forces but remains "determined" to clear U.S.-allied Kurdish fighters from northeastern Syria. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters that "if Turkey says it will enter, it will," in comments carried by private DHA news agency. For weeks 121

December 22, 2018 12:08 PM Russian fighter jets land in Crimea amid Ukraine tensions

BELBEK, Crimea (Reuters) - More than a dozen SU-27 and SU-30 fighter jets which Russia is deploying to boost its air force, amid heightened tensions with Ukraine, arrived in Crimea on Saturday. A Reuters witness saw the jets land at Belbek air base in Crimea, which was annexed by Russia in 2014 after Moscow-leaning Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich 121

December 17, 2018 8:19 AM Indian troops enforce lockdown to foil Kashmir public march

Kashmiri protesters clash with Indian paramilitary soldiers in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. A security clampdown and a strike sponsored by separatists fighting against Indian rule shut most of Indian-administered Kashmir on Sunday, a day after chaotic protests and fighting killed seven civilians and four combatants in the disputed 122

December 8, 2018 10:45 AM Malaysian Muslims stage rally to uphold Malay privileges

Thousands of protesters take a part in a rally to celebrate the government's move to withdraw plans to ratify a U.N. anti-discrimination convention at Independent Square in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. Thousands of Malaysian Muslims are rallying in Kuala Lumpur against any attempt to strip ethnic Malay majority of their privileges 111

November 19, 2018 8:09 PM Clashes, air strikes resume in Yemen's Hodeidah: residents

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi-led warplanes bombed positions held by Houthi rebels in Yemen’s port city of Hodeidah late on Monday as clashes raged in the suburbs, shattering a lull in fighting that had raised hopes for a ceasefire, residents said. They said the Saudi-led coalition carried out more than 10 air strikes and that fierce battles could be heard 65

November 12, 2018 7:55 PM U.N. Security Council set to lift Eritrea sanctions on Wednesday

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council is set to vote on Wednesday to lift a nearly decade-old arms embargo and targeted sanctions on Eritrea, diplomats said, after the country’s rapprochement with Ethiopia and thawing of relations with Djibouti. Diplomats, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the 15-member council completed 79

November 6, 2018 10:53 AM Turkey's Erdogan says joint U.S.-Kurdish patrols near Syria border unacceptable

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that U.S.-Kurdish joint patrols near the Turkish-Syrian border were unacceptable and he expected U.S. President Donald Trump to stop them. Erdogan, set to meet Trump in Paris this weekend, told reporters he would discuss the patrols carried out by the United States and allied Kurdish 85

October 21, 2018 9:35 AM Fifty-five people killed in violence in northern Nigerian state of Kaduna

KADUNA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Communal violence in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna over the last few days has killed 55 people, the local police commissioner said on Sunday. Ahmad Abdur-Rahman, in a telephone interview, said the clashes between two communities in the Kasuwan Magani area of southern Kaduna had led to 22 arrests. He did not give details 84

October 7, 2018 8:37 PM Libyan PM reshuffles ministers to broaden support after Tripoli clashes

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya’s U.N.-backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj changed the interior minister and reshuffled other cabinet posts on Sunday in a move seen as a bid to broaden his support nationwide and bolster security in the capital after weeks of clashes. Tripoli has been hit by fighting between rival armed groups competing over access to public 67