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At least 235 people are killed, and over 100 wounded, in a bomb and gun attack at a mosque near Arish, Egypt.

The gun and bomb assault took place near al-Arish in the restive Sinai region.

Former South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has his jail sentence doubled to 13 years for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Oscar Pistorius prison sentence increased to 13 years and 5 months.

Emmerson Mnangagwa is sworn in as the new President of Zimbabwe pending elections next year.


Bangladesh's Foreign Minister A. H. Mahmood Ali and Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi agree to return Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar in a two-month period.

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, wanted by the ICC for allegations of genocide and war crimes, asks Russian President Vladimir Putin for increased military ties and protection against the United States during his first visit to Russia as President. Putin agrees to increase their countries' economic ties.

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for genocide and war crimes, on Thursday asked Russia's Vladimir Putin to protect his...

Papua New Guinea Police remove 40 refugees from the closed Manus Regional Processing Centre, and over 300 refugees remain.

About 40 people are moved from a Manus Island centre, but more than 300 others are refusing to leave.


Explosions and gunfire are heard in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi amidst counter-terrorism operations. One security guard was killed and 3 terrorists were killed.

Suspects allegedly opened fire on special forces during large-scale operation on the outskirts of the capital, Tbilisi.

A U.S. Navy C2-A Greyhound, operating off the aircraft carrier USS "Ronald Reagan", crashes in the Philippine Sea. Eight sailors are rescued, while three remain missing from the 11-person crew.

The U.S. Navy said the cause of the crash is not known at this time.

The Palestinian National Authority suspends contact with the United States after the Palestine Liberation Organization office in Washington, D.C. was closed.

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson calls the persecution of Rohingya Muslims by the government of Myanmar an "ethnic cleansing" and announces that the United States will consider targeted sanctions against Myanmar.

The United States on Wednesday called the Myanmar military operation against the Rohingya population "ethnic cleansing" and threatened targeted sanctions against those responsible for what it called "horrendous atrocities."

Ratko Mladic, the former Chief of Staff of the Bosnian Serb army during the Bosnian War, is found guilty of genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and is sentenced to life imprisonment.

Former Bosnian Serb army commander known as the ‘butcher of Bosnia’ sentenced to life imprisonment more than 20 years after Srebrenica massacre

Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri arrives in Beirut for the first time since announcing his resignation in Saudi Arabia more than two weeks ago.

Saad Hariri thrust Lebanon into crisis when he resigned during a trip to Saudi Arabia.