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Egypt names Brotherhood leaders as terrorists

Egypt names Brotherhood leaders as terroristsEgypts top prosecutor named 18 Muslim Brotherhood members, including the groups leader and his deputy, as terrorists in the first implementation of an anti-terror law passed earlier this year.

Philippine troops killed 139 rebels in monthlong offensive

Philippine troops killed 139 rebels in monthlong offensiveA monthlong Philippine offensive against hard-line rebels ended Monday after 139 insurgents were killed, 12 others were captured and bomb-making strongholds were seized by troops, the military chief said.

French PM cancels Germany trip after election defeat

French PM cancels Germany trip after election defeatFrench Prime Minister Manuel Valls announced Monday he was canceling a trip to Germany in the wake of his partys drubbing in local polls.

AP president: Killing of journalists should be a war crime

AP president: Killing of journalists should be a war crimeThe president and CEO of The Associated Press has called for changes to international laws that would make it a war crime to kill journalists or take them hostage.

Senior Hamas leader killed in Yarmouk camp

Senior Hamas leader killed in Yarmouk campA senior Hamas leader was killed in Syria's Yarmouk refugee camp, the Palestinian group said Monday.

Curfew in Nigeria's tense Rivers amid poll rigging probe

Curfew in NigeriaAn open-ended curfew has been imposed in Nigeria's tension-soaked Rivers State as the ruling party and the opposition traded accusations over the conduct and the outcome of Saturday's general elections in the state.

ICC launces investigation into Israeli 'crimes' Erekat

ICC launces investigation into Israeli The International Criminal Court (ICC) has commenced a preliminary investigation into Israel's crimes and settlement activities in the Palestinian territories, a senior Palestinian official said Monday.

Daesh-linked group promises 'more Tunisia attacks'

Daesh-linked group promises A Daesh-affiliated militant group has vowed to carry out more attacks in Tunisia following a deadly assault on a Tunis museum earlier this month for which it had claimed responsibility.

Thai PM to use absolute power to rule in moderation

Thai PM to use absolute power to rule in moderationThailand's army chief-cum-prime minister has sought to assure that he will use the absolute power granted to him by an article of the interim constitution to rule constructively, and not to impose self-rule.

33 killed in Saudi-led coalition strikes in S. Yemen

33 killed in Saudi-led coalition strikes in S. YemenEighteen Houthi militants and 15 civilians were killed on Tuesday when Saudi-led coalition warplanes struck a checkpoint manned by Houthi militants in southern Yemen's Dhamar city, eyewitnesses have said.