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Palestinians protest continuous demolitions in Negev village

Palestinians protest continuous demolitions in Negev villageA march set off Saturday from the Negev city of Rahat for al-Araqib village to protest the continuous demolition of homes in the village.

Palestinian leadership gains 3 resolutions during UNHRC session

Palestinian leadership gains 3 resolutions during UNHRC sessionThe United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) approved three resolutions regarding occupied Palestinian territory and Palestinian rights during the 28th regular session.

Sri Lankan leader to discuss Chinese project on visit

Sri Lankan leader to discuss Chinese project on visitSri Lankas president was to hold talks with the Chinese president on a trip to Beijing that appeared to be aimed at balancing his nations relations with China and India, which are competing for influence in the Indian Ocean region.

Mubarak era minister freed after acquittal

Mubarak era minister freed after acquittalHabib al-Adly, who served as interior minister under president Hosni Mubarak, was freed from prison on Wednesday after being cleared of graft charges last week, the state news agency reported.

Somalia has 'no info' about Kenya's wall

Somalia has Somalia's ambassador in Kenya, Mohamed Ali Ameriko, said Wednesday that he had "no information" regarding Kenya's plan to build a security wall along its border with Somalia.

UN: Syria, Iraq wars fuelling asylum appeals to new high

UN: Syria, Iraq wars fuelling asylum appeals to new highWars in Syria and Iraq, as well as other armed conflicts, have increased the number of asylum applications to industrialized countries to a 22-year high in 2014, the UN has said.

UN chief urges action for children trapped by war

UN chief urges action for children trapped by warUN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday that the world must act "collectively and expeditiously" to protect children caught up in wars worldwide.

Yemen's Houthis take over state institutions in Aden

YemenShiite Houthi loyalists have seized control of several state institutions in the southern city of Aden, eyewitnesses have said.

Nigeria's 'liberated' northeast seized by election fever

NigeriaMany Nigerians in the country's Boko Haram-wracked northeastern region are excited about upcoming March 28 general elections, citing "very good" improvements in the local security situation.