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Turkey's troops cross over into Syria's Afrin
Turkey's prime minister says part of the operation is to establish a 30km 'safe zone' in Syrian enclave of Afrin.

How will new front in Syria war impact US-Turkey ties?
Turkey launches air and ground attacks on US-backed Kurdish fighters in northern Syria.

Taliban claims Kabul Intercontinental hotel siege
The attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel has left at least five people killed and six others injured.

Afghan forces end Kabul hotel siege
Taliban claims responsibility for the attack on InterContinental Hotel that has left at least five civilians killed.

DRC: Protesters killed in anti-Kabila protests
At least five people are killed as authorities crack down on banned demonstrations against President Joseph Kabila.

King Abdullah reiterates support for two-state solution
Jordanian king meets with Mike Pence in Amman, in a visit that comes after US named Jerusalem as Israeli capital.

Kashmiris mark 28th anniversary of Gaw Kadal massacre
On January 21, 1990, at least 52 people were killed on the Gaw Kadal bridge in Srinagar.

Gazans call for strike over collapsing economy
The economy of Gaza, assailed by war, poor governance and blockades, has reached the verge of collapse.

Germany's SPD votes for coalition talks with Merkel
Germany's Social Democrats have voted to hold formal coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc.

Bringing 'Brand Israel' to Bollywood
Will Israel succeed in its charm offensive in Bollywood?

Women's March protests: Thousands rally against Trump
On the anniversary of Donald Trump's inauguration, organisers hope to encourage women to get more involved in politics.

One year under Trump: 'An assault on women's health'
Rights advocates and health experts say Trump has 'attacked' reproductive rights during his first year in office.

UN official: Rohingya camps at risk of deterioration
In an interview with Al Jazeera, Yanghee Lee says camps in Bangladesh are at risk of disease and landslides.

London Model Engineering Exhibition faces uncertain future
Many say model engineering is becoming a lost art due to the digital age.

Sundance Film Festival shines spotlight on climate change
Many of the films in this year's lineup, being featured in Park City in Utah, tackle topical issues.

Chinese seek to put brakes on bike-sharing
Shared bikes have become ubiquitous across China's major cities, causing safety concerns.

Dakar rally 2018: Toughest race in motor sport ends
The Dakar rally covers more than 9,000km through three countries and some of the most challenging terrain in the world.

Trump's first year: Turbulent foreign policy
President Donald Trump's first year in the White House has seen big changes in US foreign policy.

Germany's SPD to vote on coalition talks with Merkel's party
Germany's Social Democratic Party is meeting later on Sunday to decide whether to start formal talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel to form a coalition government.

Why do few Lebanese women make it into parliament?
Female politicians have failed to find their way in parliament, now some are calling for a quota for women.

Border wall, immigration dominates Trump's first year
While the border wall remains a gleam in the US president's eye, he has taken aggressive action against immigrants legally in the US, seeking to deport those previously protected by DACA and other programmes.

Sudan-Egypt border: Tensions rises over disputed region
Conflict over the region has been exacerbated by Sudan's support for a Somalian hydroelectric dam that will limit the amount of water that reaches Egypt.

The next supreme leader could transform Iran
What happens after Ayatollah Khamenei leaves office or dies?

Sydney's National Park remains closed after wildfires
Temperature in the Australian city continues to climb with the peak expected on Monday.

Thousands march against corruption in Romania
Tens of thousands brave snow in Bucharest to protest laws that critics say would weaken judicial independence.





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