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IS claims first suicide attack in Somalia, kills 5

MOGADISHU, May 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - The Islamic State group has claimed its first suicide attack in Somalia, which police said Wednesday killed five people at a checkpo...More...

UK 'irritated' by US leaks in Manchester attack

LONDON, May 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - A British minister said Wednesday it was "irritating" that details about the Manchester concert bombing had been leaked to US media befor...More...

Troops deploy as Britain goes on top terror alert

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, May 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Britain ordered
soldiers to key sites on Wednesday after going on maximum alert for fear of an imminent new terror...More...

Afghan politician injured as unknown armed men open fire

KABUL, May 24, 2017 (BSS/Xinhua) - An Afghan politician and former member of Wolesi Jirga or Lower House of parliament was injured after unknown armed men opened fire on his car in Kabul city Tuesday...More...

Peace activists among 250 Myanmar prisoners granted pardon

MANDALAY, Myanmar, May 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Myanmar granted amnesty
to more than 250 prisoners ahead of peace talks being held Wednesday with ethnic rebel groups, including two activists sentenced to...More...

Ethiopian former health minister elected new DG of WHO

GENEVA, May 24, 2017 (BSS/TASS) - The World Health Assembly on Tuesday elected Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, a physician and former Ethiopian health minister, new Direc...More...