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Fatal air strike targets Syrian maternity hospital

A maternity hospital in Syria’s Idlib province supported by Save the Children has been hit by an air strike.

A maternity hospital in Syria’s Idlib province supported by Save the Children has been hit by an air strike.

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Syrian opposition reject humanitarian corridors as a ploy to empty Aleppo

The United Nations has called on Russia to allow the UN and aid agencies to monitor the four humanitarian corridors out of the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo.

The United Nations has called on Russia to allow the UN and aid agencies to monitor the four humanitarian corridors out of the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo.

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Protests over South Korea's 'comfort women' deal with Japan

Student protesters in South Korea show their anger over a Japanese government-funded foundation to support “comfort women” – females who were forced to work in Japan’s wartime…

Student protesters in South Korea show their anger over a Japanese government-funded foundation to support “comfort women” – females who were forced to work in Japan’s wartime…

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Yemen: Peace talks in crisis as Houthis sign government deal

Houthi rebels and political allies of ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh have signed a deal to set up a power-sharing council to govern war-shattered Yemen.

Houthi rebels and political allies of ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh have signed a deal to set up a power-sharing council to govern war-shattered Yemen.

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Samsung Q2 profit better than expected

Samsung has reported better than expected quarterly profit but warned earnings from phones will weaken in the rest of the year.

Samsung has reported better than expected quarterly profit but warned earnings from phones will weaken in the rest of the year.

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China claims world's biggest marine sinkhole

Beijing has discovered the world’s largest hole in a disputed area of the South China Sea, state broadcaster CCTV has announced.

Beijing has discovered the world’s largest hole in a disputed area of the South China Sea, state broadcaster CCTV has announced.