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Syria conflict: Heavy air strikes resume on Aleppo

Russian planes resume bombing of rebel-held districts of Aleppo after a temporary lull, with reports of at least 25 people killed.
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Ihsaan Haffejee, photojournalist for Anadolu Agency, among those hit by rubber bullets fired by police to disperse crowd  
Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades said he believes U.N.-backed talks on reunifying Cyprus will remain stalled until after Turkey's April 16 referendum on presidential powers, in an interview pub
CLEVELAND (AP) — Two Ohio men who spent 20 years in prison for a murder before their convictions were overturned are suing prosecutors and East Cleveland detectives. (
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Crews are working to contain a wildfire that’s burning in a rural area of the Texas Panhandle while firefighters in Oklahoma fought back several blazes that popped up on
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A former premier of Newfoundland and Labrador is set to testify today at the inquiry into the police shooting death of Don Dunphy. Paul Davis is expected to take the stand this mor
BEIRUT/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - An Islamic State car bomb killed more than 40 people on Friday in a Syrian village held by rebels, a war monitor said, a day after the jihadist group was driven from its la
SHANGHAI (AP) — Accepting a valuable trademark from the Chinese government without asking Congress first is unconstitutional, a group of 13 prominent Democratic senators said in a letter to President
GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (AP) — A man has been charged with attempted murder of a South Carolina state trooper. The State Law Enforcement Division says 20-year-old Paul Anthony Walker of Goose Creek fired a
French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen refused Friday to attend questioning by investigating magistrates over claims she broke the rules on the use of European Parliament funds
French far-right-leader Marine Le Pen refused to attend a summons for questioning by police last Wednesday over allegations that she made illegal EU payments to her staff, her lawyer said Friday
WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities say two police officers are wounded and a man is dead after a shooting in Washington. Police Chief Peter Newsham said at a news conference that uniformed officers with a
WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A dedication ceremony for a memorial to honor the 100 people killed during a 2003 nightclub fire in Rhode Island has been scheduled. WPRI-TV reported (
The era of austerity is over for Greece, according to the country's prime minister.
PRETORIA (Reuters) - South African police fired tear gas, water cannon and rubber bullets to disperse rival marches by hundreds of protesters in Pretoria on Friday, after mobs looted stores this week
VINELAND, N.J. (AP) — A fire has swept through a hotel in Vineland, New Jersey, and a police officer is one of two people injured in the overnight blaze. A fire broke out at a Ramada Inn at about 2 a
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Police are investigating the death of a popular Virginia gamer who died during the home stretch of a 24-hour marathon video game session he was streaming online to raise mo
AUBURNDALE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve charged a central Florida man in the death of a 4-year-old boy who accidentally shot himself in the face with a gun he found while home alone. Th
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officials say two Panama-flagged cargo ships have been detained on the Willamette and Columbia rivers because of safety issues. The U.S. Coast Guard said in a news release that
This week installment also includes two crimes allegedly involving 20-something women and vehicles.              
Among the 4 are 3 Somali aid workers and their driver
The Islamic State group carried out an attack on an Iraqi border guard position near Jordan on Friday, killing at least 15 guards, officials said.
Dramatic CCTV footage has been released of terrified store staff being held at knifepoint by two raiders who escaped with around £2,500.
Kim died last week after suspected poisoning while on his way to Macau from Kuala Lumpur Airport
The Conservative Party’s Trudy Harrison, who won the seat in Copeland, said the event was "truly historic."              
South African police use force to break up rival groups at an anti-immigrant protest in Pretoria.
Greece said Friday it was expecting an extradition request from Turkey for two Turks who had claimed asylum and were suspected by Turkish authorities of a link to a coup attempt last July
A Russian cargo ship carrying food and equipment for astronauts docked successfully with the International Space Station Friday after a similar craft crashed back to Earth in December
The army's assault takes them from desert and farmland into a densely packed city, where fighting is expected to be particularly hard.
Iraqi forces on Friday entered a west Mosul neighbourhood for the first time since the October launch of a massive offensive to retake the city from the Islamic State group.
Milan prosecutors said Friday they are formally investigating Vivendi chairman Vincent Bollore after the French media group succeeded in amassing a 30-percent stake in Italian broadcaster Mediaset
A 10-year-old boy is treated with 12 vials of anti-venom after a bite from a deadly funnel-web spider.
GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations' human rights office said on Friday that an 18-month sentence handed down to an Israeli soldier for killing a wounded Palestinian was "excessively lenient" and "u
The Progress 66 Russian cargo spacecraft docked with the International Space Station early Friday morning. It's the second cargo spacecraft to dock with the space station in about 24 hours. (Feb. 24)
At least 300 people gathered for an anti-immigration march in the South African capital Pretoria Friday, as President Jacob Zuma condemned xenophobic violence that has targeted shops and homes

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