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Gunmen attack headquarters of Libya's National Oil Corp.

Sep 10, 2018

Gunmen attack headquarters of Libya's National Oil Corp.

Several armed men attacked the headquarters of the National Oil Corp. (NOC) in the Libyan capital Monday and several blasts could be heard, a witness said. Gunfire could be heard as a security force allied to the Tripoli-based government arrived at the landmark building located ...

Panic in Amsterdam station after double stabbing at train station

Aug 31, 2018

Panic in Amsterdam station after double stabbing at train station

Two people were stabbed at Amsterdam's busy Central Station on Friday before the alleged attacker was shot and wounded, Dutch police said. Witnesses described scenes of panic as gunshots rang out and thousands of commuters and tourists were evacuated from the rail terminus shortly after ...

Myanmar rejects U.N. probe alleging genocide of Rohingya

Aug 29, 2018

Myanmar rejects U.N. probe alleging genocide of Rohingya

Myanmar rejected Wednesday the findings of a U.N. probe alleging genocide by its military against the Rohingya, after the U.S. and other countries joined growing calls for the accused to face justice. Myanmar has come under immense pressure this week over last year's military crackdown ...

Killings and abductions feed frustration in Syria's rebel-held Idlib

Aug 21, 2018

Killings and abductions feed frustration in Syria's rebel-held Idlib

Targeted killings and kidnappings for ransom have for months rattled Syria's Idlib province, with angry residents blaming dominant rebel and jihadi forces for the chaos. Even as the regime says it aims to retake the northwestern province on Turkey's border, its inhabitants are falling victim ...