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2 killed in Kashmir as Trump offers to mediate

One police officer and one suspected militant was killed in a gun battle in Kashmir, as US President Donald Trump offers to ease tensions.

Would China risk another Tiananmen in Hong Kong?

Analysts believe the potentially catastrophic economic and political consequences is what is keeping China's military intervention at bay.

Clashes in HK after police charge protesters with rioting

Rioting is one of the most serious public order offences on Hong Kong's statute books and carries a sentence of up to a decade in jail.

Indian police clash with Modi supporters in Kolkata

The latest protest comes a day after police said three political activists had been killed since the weekend.

Go by the law, MB says after RM2 million raised for...

Selangor Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari says any move to buy the land on which the temple sits has to go through certain legal processes and that the state government has a neutral stand on this.

ICERD rally: Who stands to benefit?

It is not just the rally, any incident, especially a clash, that can be shown to reflect a weak government is always useful to the opposition. It was the same when BN was in power; it is the same now that PH is in power.

Clashes in West Bank as Israelis visit holy site

The tomb is holy to Jews but is deep inside the West Bank, territory that is supposed to form a key part of a future Palestinian state.

Netanyahu: Israel to keep fighting Iran in Syria, coordinating with Russia

Netanyahu stressed Israel's great success in preventing Iranian military entrenchment in Syria and the transfer of advanced arms to Hezbollah in Lebanon over the past three years.

27 dead after days of clashes near Libya capital

The clashes broke out on Monday in suburbs south of Tripoli and continued into Wednesday evening after a truce collapsed.

Protesters block road used by MMG’s massive copper mine in Peru

The Nueva Fuerabamba community was relocated to make way for Las Bambas - community members claim the company did not deliver all it promised in a deal that gave them a new town.

Afghanistan announces Muslim Eid holiday ceasefire with Taliban

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said the conditional ceasefire will start tomorrow and it will continue as long as the Taliban preserves and respects it.

Nicaragua clashes leave eight dead including baby, rights group says

According to CENIDH, the people killed were all either in Managua or Masaya.

At least 16 dead in central Mali clashes

The attack in the village of Koumaga, in the Mopti Region, targeted people of Fulani descent and was perpetrated by people of Donzo descent.

Portugal versus Spain – past encounters

Friday's World Cup clash between Portugal and Spain will be their fourth meeting at a major tournament this century, going back to Euro 2004, when Cristiano Ronaldo was just starting out.

Two killed in fresh Nicaragua clashes after talks collapse

Manuel Chevez and Luis Díaz were killed in clashes in León.

Eight die in Central African Republic clashes as UN force takes...

MINUSCA, which is run by the UN, has regained control of the city of Bambari.

Syria regime, US-backed forces in deadly clashes, monitor says

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the clashes in Deir ez-Zor Governorate killed nine pro-regime fighters and six members of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces.

Asylum-seekers and locals clash on Greek island of Lesbos over migrant...

Many of the attacks on the asylum-seekers were conducted by far-right supporters.

7 Palestinians killed as new clashes erupt along Gaza border

At least six journalists were shot and wounded, according to a statement from the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate.

16 killed as fighting rages across Indian Kashmir

A civilian has also been killed and four soldiers injured in the region divided between India and Pakistan but claimed in full by both.

US blocks UN Security Council statement on Gaza violence

16 Palestinians were killed, more than 1,400 were wounded, 758 of them by live fire, with the remainder hurt by rubber bullets and tear gas inhalation.

Palestinians bury their dead after bloodiest day in years

Thousands have attended funerals for 14 of those killed -- two were buried on Friday -- with mourners holding Palestinian flags and some chanting "revenge" and firing into the air.

UN Security Council hears Gaza restraint calls

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres calls for an "independent and transparent investigation" and reaffirmed "the readiness" of the world body to revitalize peace efforts.

Clashes in Catalonia after Puigdemont arrested in Germany

German police had earlier arrested Puigdemont as he crossed the border with Denmark by car, responding to a European warrant issued by Spain.