Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Kurdish military leader says his fighters still want to work with US, accuses Turkey of 'violating' cease-fire, 'ethnic cleansing'

Kurdish military leader says his fighters still want to work with US, accuses Turkey...

The Kurdish military leader who serves as commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces revealed to Jennifer Griffin in a telephone interview Sunday from his base inside Syria that Turkey’s military has “violated”...
Cheetah fundraiser to save the world's fastest animal

Cheetah fundraiser to save the world’s fastest animal

Farmers in Africa began killing cheetahs that hunted their goats and other livestock during the 1990s. A wildlife centre in the US state of California is planning a...
US takes step to require asylum-seekers' DNA

US takes step to require asylum-seekers’ DNA

The US justice department will publish an amended regulation that would mandate DNA collection for almost all migrants. The Trump administration is planning to collect DNA samples...
Ministers resign after third day of protests in Lebanon

Ministers resign after third day of protests in Lebanon

Tens of thousands demand a sweeping overhaul of Lebanon's political system, citing a wide range of grievances. A Lebanese Christian party has announced it is quitting the...
As Indonesia's Widodo prepares for second term, challenges await

As Indonesia’s Widodo prepares for second term, challenges await

Joko Widodo has a 'lot on his plate' as he takes oath of office for second term as president on Sunday, say analysts. When Joko Widodo was sworn...
Several soldiers killed in Burkina Faso attacks

Several soldiers killed in Burkina Faso attacks

Five security officers killed and 11 others injured in twin attacks on army bases in northern Burkina Faso. Four soldiers and a police officer have been...
Bangladesh troops kill Indian guard in fishing row at border

Bangladesh troops kill Indian guard in fishing row at border

Bangladesh border forces fire 'in self-defence' after Indian guards attempted to secure release of detained fisherman. Bangladeshi troops have been put on high alert a day after...
Family of four buried alive by landslides in Kenya

Family of four buried alive by landslides in Kenya

Two children, parents buried by debris after heavy ongoing rains trigger landslides in western county. A family of four has been buried alive in western Kenya under...
Yasukuni: caught in controversy as Japan struggles with history

Yasukuni: caught in controversy as Japan struggles with history

As Yasukuni marks 150 years since it was founded, the decision to enshrine war criminals casts a shadow over the shrine. One of the most politically-charged religious...
Skeleton found on California peak creates 'mystery'

Skeleton found on California peak creates ‘mystery’

Authorities say it is rare to find the remains of someone who apparently has not been reported as missing in the area. Climbers were closing in on...

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