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Syrian army gains headway to fight IS in southern Damascus


The Syrian army is advancing in the battles against the Islamic State (IS) in southern Damascus, Syrian SANA news agency reported on Sunday.

Suicide bomber kills dozens at voter registration center

A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a voter registration center in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, killing at least 57 people and injuring more than 100, in the most serious attack yet on preparations for elections scheduled for ...

Suicide revives concerns about Japan's immigration removal centers

The suicide of an Indian man being held at an immigration detention center in Japan has sparked a hunger strike among detainees and revived concerns about conditions.


10 killed, 56 injured in suicide bomb blast in Afghan capital

Nine civilians and an assailant were killed and 56 people wounded after a suicide bomb blast ripped through an election-related registering site in western neighborhood of Kabul, capital of Afghanistan on Sunday, a spokesman of Interior Ministry said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/22 18:03:32

Road accidents claim 15 lives in Kenya

At least 15 people were killed and more than ten others injured in two separate accidents across Kenya early Sunday, the police said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/22 17:54:23

Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 92nd birthday

Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 92nd birthday at a star-studded concert on April 21, 2018.
Source: Globaltimes.cn - VCG | 2018/4/22 13:39:29

State counselor's Vietnam visit boosts bilateral ties: Myanmar foreign ministry

Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi's two-day official visit to Vietnam has contributed to boosting relations between Myanmar and Vietnam, said a statement of Myanmar's Foreign Ministry Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/22 11:00:55

Chemical weapon inspectors enter Syria's Douma on debut inspection

The fact-finding mission of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) entered Damascus' eastern Douma district on Saturday to look into allegations of chemical weapons use, marking the first visit since the team arrived in Damascus last week.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/22 10:54:11

Second massive demonstration against Hungarian PM held in Budapest

Just one week after a massive demonstration against Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, a second protest with the participation of several tens of thousands of people was held here on Saturday after Orban's third consecutive election victory on April 8.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/22 10:52:57

One killed, 17 injured during opposition demonstrations in Madagascar

One was shot dead, while 17 others were injured during opposition demonstrations on Saturday in Antananarivo, capital of Madagascar, Madagascar's Prime minister Olivier Mahafaly Solonandrasana said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/22 10:51:49

Rome celebrates 2771st birthday

Celebrations took place across Rome on Saturday as the capital of Italy commemorated its founding 2,771 years ago.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/22 9:42:11

Funeral of former First Lady Barbara Bush held in Houston

Funeral for the late former First Lady Barbara Bush was held Saturday in a Houston church where four former presidents and other dignitaries attended.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/22 9:23:33

Saudi security forces shoot down toy drone in Riyadh

Saudi Arabia's security forces shot down a recreational drone in the capital Riyadh on Saturday, the official Saudi News Agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/22 7:19:17

At least 3 dead, 50 wounded in Chilean hospital explosion

An explosion on Saturday at a medical center in Concepcion, south of capital Santiago, killed at least three people and left around 50 wounded.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/22 6:42:03

One killed, six injured in overnight shooting in San Francisco

One person was killed and five others were injured, including one suffering life-threatening wounds, in an overnight shooting in San Francisco on the US west coast, police said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/22 6:41:00