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30 dead in Nigeria triple suicide bombing

Three bombers attack a hall in Konduga where football fans were watching a match on TV.

Let’s keep Malaysia beautiful, not see it burn

To help foster unity, the government should make it a priority to educate people on fact checking, especially postings on social media.

Saudi Arabia deposits US$250 mln in Sudan’s central bank

Sudan plays a key role in the regional interests of Saudi Arabia and its allies, siding with Riyadh against Shiite Iran and providing troops in the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen's war.

Amnesty urges ICC to probe ‘crimes against humanity’ in Venezuela

Amnesty International says Maduro's opponents are tortured and killed during the protests.

Sri Lanka situation ‘under control’ after anti-Muslim riots

A second overnight curfew imposed nationwide ensured there was no repeat of Monday's violence.

Sri Lanka town under curfew after anti-Muslim attacks

The violence erupted in Chilaw, a Catholic-majority town, after a resident misunderstood a Facebook post as a threat against Christians.

Bangladesh charges extremists over gay activist murders

Bangladesh launched a crackdown on Islamist extremism after attacks in July 2016, when IS-inspired militants stormed a Dhaka cafe killing 22 people, including 18 foreigners.

Church calls for calm after Sri Lanka clashes

Videos circulating online of mobs throwing stones at Muslim businesses, destroyed furniture inside homes, shattered windows and overturned vehicles.

Venezuela to strip immunity from lawmakers who backed coup bid

The Venezuelan prosecutor's office requested 18 arrest warrants for civilians and soldiers who participated in the insurrection.

Maduro rallies military as Venezuela opposition marches on bases

Opposition leader Juan Guaido's uprising has been met with lukewarm response from the citizens of Venezuela.

Idjwi, a haven of peace in DR Congo’s conflict-ridden east

Idjwi is a beautiful island with a little bit of a dark past famous for producing coffee.

Sudan protesters set demands as military rulers urge global support

Thousands remained encamped outside Khartoum's army headquarters overnight to keep up pressure on a military council that took power after ousting veteran leader Omar al-Bashir.

Indonesian soldiers killed in fresh Papua violence

Jakarta keeps a tight grip on the resource-rich region, which experienced several spasms of violence this summer.

India rape victims demand dignity at first public rally

Sexual assault has become a tinderbox social issue in India.

Bashir declares year-long state of emergency across Sudan

Protest organisers vowed to press on with their demonstrations until Bashir stepped down.

Media: Queen Elizabeth to be evacuated in case of Brexit unrest

The Mail also says it had learnt of plans to move the royal family, including Queen Elizabeth, to safe locations away from London.

One dead, 50 injured in Bangladesh garment workers strike

Bangladesh's factory workers strike for higher wages in the industry.

Violence rages over Indian flashpoint temple

The Sabarimala temple in Kerala state has been at the centre of a prolonged showdown between religious hardliners and authorities since September.

Indian troops kill six militants in Kashmir

All six rebels belonged to Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, a small Kashmiri rebel group.

Eleven dead as gunfight sparks protests in Indian Kashmir

Three separatists were killed in the fighting, which also left a member of the security forces dead.

Battles rock Yemen port city as UN warns of ‘living hell’

53 Huthi rebels have been killed and dozens wounded in battles and air strikes over the past 24 hours.

Egypt says police kill 19 jihadist suspects linked to Copt attack

The Islamic State group claimed the attack in a message via its propaganda agency Amaq.

Bahrain opposition chief gets life in jail over Qatar spy case

Salman is currently serving a four-year sentence in a separate case.

Angry Copts mourn Egypt bus attack victims

Many Copts accuse authorities for not doing enough to protect them.

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