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Nine civilians killed in eastern Afghan province

Nine civilians killed in eastern Afghan province

The incident underlines the daily risks facing Afghan civilians as fighting has intensified since the Taliban launched its annual spring offensive last month.

Syria fighting displaces 270,000 in winter: UN

Syria fighting displaces 270,000 in winter: UN

More than 270,000 Syrians have fled fighting in the northwest provinces of Idlib and Hama between government forces and rebels since mid-December, a senior UN aid official said on Tuesday.

10 killed in clashes at Libya's main international airport

10 killed in clashes at Libya's main international airport

Mitiga airport, a former military air base on the eastern outskirts of the capital, was evacuated when the clashes erupted and roads to the facility were closed.

Putin, Trump agree to fighting IS in Syria, Kremlin says

Putin, Trump agree to fighting IS in Syria, Kremlin says

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump agreed a joint statement on Syria on Saturday that said they would continue joint efforts in fighting Islamic State until it is defeated ...

France's Macron sets fighting ‘terrorism’ as main policy goa

France's Macron sets fighting ‘terrorism’ as main policy goa

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that ensuring national security would be at the heart of France's diplomatic activity and he set eradicating ‘terrorism’ as his core foreign policy goal.

Heavy fighting reported from Syria's Hama province

Heavy fighting reported from Syria's Hama province

The heaviest fighting and shelling for months hit Hama province in northern Syria on Friday, a war monitor said, but there were diverging accounts of how the battle started.

Hezbollah: ceasefire reached on Lebanon-Syria border

Hezbollah: ceasefire reached on Lebanon-Syria border

Fighting between Lebanon's Hezbollah movement and a former Al-Qaeda affiliate on the Syria-Lebanon border halted on Thursday after a ceasefire was reached, Lebanese media and Hezbollah outlets reported.

Seven Afghan troops killed in northern district

Seven Afghan troops killed in northern district

At least seven Afghan troops have been killed and 20 wounded in three days of intense fighting with Taliban militants in a district in Afghanistan's northern Baghlan province, officials said on Wednesday.

Heavy fighting in northeastern Congo, several wounded

Heavy fighting in northeastern Congo, several wounded

Exchanges of heavy weapons fire erupted in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday between the army and militia fighters, and several students sitting exams were wounded in an explosion at a school.

Clashes in south Yemen kill six civilians

Clashes in south Yemen kill six civilians

Clashes between Yemeni security forces and gunmen in the southern city of Aden on Tuesday left six civilians dead, a security official said.

Duterte warns of harsh measures as civilians flee fighting

Duterte warns of harsh measures as civilians flee fighting

Thousands of civilians fled fighting in the Philippines as troops sought to contain Islamic State-linked militants who took over large parts of a city, set building ablaze and took hostage a Catholic priest and other Christians.

Saudi soldier killed, five wounded in Qatif province

Saudi soldier killed, five wounded in Qatif province

A Saudi soldier was killed and five others were wounded fighting suspected militants in the Kingdom's Qatif province, the interior ministry said, days after a child and a Pakistani builder were killed in al-Awamiya.