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Tuesday, November 24, 2015
The charismatic co-chairman of Turkey's main pro-Kurdish party has escaped an assassination attempt, the party said Monday, but the authorities denied any such armed attack had taken place.
Two Palestinians, including a teen, attacked Israelis with knives and a car in the occupied West Bank Sunday and were killed when civilians and security forces intervened, the latest in a nearly two-month wave of violence.
Runners storm Athletics Kenya offices in corruption protest
Over 60 Kenyan athletes on Monday stormed the offices of Athletics Kenya (AK) offices to demand officials accused of corruption be sacked and for doping allegations to be properly investigated.
James C. Lagier, a former Associated Press bureau chief in the U.S. and Japan whose four-decade career included covering nuclear tests in the Pacific, filing the bulletin on Robert F. Kennedy's death and overseeing AP's reporting of the 1995 Kobe earthquake that killed more than 6,000 people, has died.
The Afghan Taliban have named a new head for their political office in Qatar, with a militant source telling AFP Monday he is a supporter of peace talks with Kabul.
Pro-independence protest in Catalonia draws around 3,000
Around 3,000 protesters have gathered in Barcelona to support an organization that seeks the creation of a Catalan state independent from Spain and urge regional lawmakers to reach an agreement to form a transitional government.
More than 1,000 people marched through the streets of Madrid on Sunday calling for official recognition of crimes committed during the era of dictator Francisco Franco, 40 years after his death.
Mali and neighbors in mourning as siege hotel yields clues
Mali Monday started three days of national mourning for the victims of the jihadist siege at a luxury hotel that left 19 people dead in the capital Bamako, with neighboring Senegal, Mauritania and Guinea joining in a show of solidarity.
Hundreds of people were gathered at a playground in the southern United States for a music video shoot when two groups in the crowd opened fire on each other, wounding 16 people in the shocking Sunday evening violence, police said.
Torture still happening in Bahrain jails: HRW
Bahraini security forces are torturing detainees during interrogation as regulatory bodies set up after the 2011 uprising "lack independence" and officials are not held accountable, Human Rights Watch said Monday.
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