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Queen signs law authorising May to begin Brexit

17 March, London: Queen Elizabeth II gave royal assent on Thursday to a bill empowering British Prime Minister Theresa May to trigger Article 50...

Security high as Pakistan launches first census in 19 years

16 March, Peshawar, Pakistan: Pakistan on Wednesday launched its first census in nearly two decades, with security high as thousands of enumerators backed by...
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Syria regime bombed Damascus water source, committed ‘war crime’: UN

15 March, Geneva: The Syrian government intentionally bombed the Ain al-Fijeh spring in December, leaving more than five million people in Damascus without access...

Second part of ancient Egyptian statue lifted from site

14 March, Cairo: The three-ton torso of a massive statue that may be of one of Egypt's most famous pharaohs was lifted Monday from...

Death toll exceeds 50 in Ethiopia’s garbage dump landslide

14 March, ADDIS ABABA: The number of people killed has exceeded 50 after a massive landslide on Saturday night hit a landfill at the...

Palestinian attacker killed by Israeli police in Jerusalem

13 March, Jerusalem: Israeli police Monday killed a Palestinian who attacked and wounded two border guards with a knife near an entrance to the...

Turkish Coast Guard: 48 Syrian migrants stopped at sea

12 March, Istanbul: Turkey's coast guard says it has prevented 48 Syrian migrants from reaching Greece. In a statement on its official website, the Turkish...

China attacks US racial tensions, police brutality in report

11 March, Beijing: China has issued a report on rights abuses in the United States, assailing what it calls America's "terrible human rights problems,"...

Putin fires 10 top law enforcement officials

10 March, Moscow: President Vladimir Putin has dismissed 10 senior law enforcement officers, the latest move in a personnel reshuffle launched by the Russian...

Iraqi PM pledges to fight IS militants to the end

9 March, Baghdad: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Wednesday that Iraq will continue striking the Islamic State (IS) militants in neighboring countries to...