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Interpol maritime border operation detects over 12 suspected foreign terrorist fighters

An Interpol maritime border operation has detected more than a dozen suspected "foreign terrorist fighters" (FTFs) travelling across the Mediterranean. The exercise, Operation Neptune II, took place from July 24...

Saudi Arabia says it has proof Iran is behind drone attacks

Saudi Arabia showed remnants of what they say are Iranian drones and cruise missiles used in the attacks on an Aramco oil facility on Saturday. A Saudi defence ministry spokesman...

Donald Trump gives orders to ‘substantially increase’ sanctions on Iran

Donald Trump says he has instructed the US Treasury Secretary to substantially increase sanctions on Iran.

Israel election too close to call: exit polls

Israel's general election is too close to call, exit polls showed on Monday. They put Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing Likud party virtually level with Benny Gantz's centrist Blue...

Spain to hold fourth elections in four years after Sanchez fails to secure enough...

Spain will hold parliamentary elections on November 10, acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez said on Tuesday after failing to secure enough support to be confirmed as premier. It will be...

Rome stall owner refuses reward for €2,000 cash find

A young man who found a wallet containing €2,000 (£1770; $2200) in cash on the street in Rome refused a reward after returning it to its owner. Mossan Rasal, a...

Oil prices soar after attacks in Saudi Arabia

Oil prices rose by nearly 20 percent - the biggest intra-day gain since 1991 - after the attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities over the weekend. The prices came off...

Cardinal Pell makes final attempt to quash sexual abuse convictions

Cardinal George Pell has launched a final bid to overturn his convictions in Australia for child sexual abuse. Pell was jailed for six years in March after being convicted of...

Blast kills 24 at Afghan election rally, aide says president unhurt

KABUL — An explosion near an election rally attended by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani killed 24 people and injured 31 others, a health official said, but Ghani was unhurt...

World’s largest floating Nuclear Power Unit arrives in Russia

What is to become the world's largest operational nuclear power plant based on small modular reactors (SMRs) technology; and a ‘working prototype’ for reliable source of low-carbon energy supply...

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Africa

Nigeria shuts Action Against Hunger aid group ‘for feeding militants’

Nigeria's army has stopped the work of international NGO Action Against Hunger accusing it of supplying a militant Islamist group with food and drugs. The...

Free Trade Agreement must serve African interests

The Paramount Chief of Akwamu Traditional Area, Odeneho Kwafo Akoto III, has called on leaders to ensure the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA)...

World

Global climate strikes kick off ahead of UN summit on climate change

As world leaders prepare to meet in New York for a UN Climate Summit next week, millions of young people all over the world...

Tunisia’s former president Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali has died, lawyer confirms

Former Tunisian president Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali has died, his lawyer, Mounir Ben Salha, confirmed to Euronews by telephone. Ben Ali fled to Saudi Arabia...