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Police officials say the deadliest among Wednesday's attacks was in the town of Khalis, where a suicide bomber struck a group of Iraqi Shiite pilgrims, killing six and wounding 16. Khalis is about 80 kilometres north of Baghdad.
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The allegations by Amnesty International add further pressure on the tiny but wealthy Gulf nation over its treatment of overseas laborers transforming the country as it prepares to host the World Cup in 2022.
Masked Bahraini anti-government protesters wearing handcuffs hold cameras up to show support for jailed photographers during a march in Saar, Bahrain, on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013.
Police launched a major corruption investigation in the Turkish cities of Istanbul and Ankara on Tuesday and detained at least 22 people, including prominent civil servants and the sons of two Cabinet ministers.
For decades, the religious Jews who bucked a rabbinic ban and visited a contested holy site in Jerusalem where the ancient Jewish temple once stood were seen by many as a fanatic fringe.
Dr Abbas Khan, a British surgeon imprisoned by Syrian security forces while helping casualties of war has been found dead in detention, says his family A British surgeon imprisoned by Syrian security forces while helping casualties of war has been found dead in detention, his family has said.
In this Thursday Dec. 5, 2013 photo, workers fill plastic bags with charcoal believed to be from Somalia at a charcoal trading facility in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
The American Studies Association on Monday endorsed a boycott of Israeli universities, the largest group of U.S. scholars to do so.
The family of long-missing former FBI agent Robert Levinson has renewed its request for a meeting with the bureau's new director following reports Levinson had been working for the CIA when he vanished, the family's lawyer said Monday.
Syrian government aircraft pounded opposition areas in the northern city of Aleppo and near the southern border with Jordan on Monday, a day after airstrikes killed at least 76 people, while the United Nations issued a record appeal for $6.5 billion to help the millions of Syrians uprooted by their homeland's civil war.
This undated 2013 photo shows Princess Nora University in Riyadh, where female-only students and staff have access to four metro lines to move around the 800 hectare campus in privacy without needing to wear a head scarf or traditional black abaya.
The European Union and Turkey have signed agreements which could see the possible lifting of visa restrictions for Turkish citizens travelling to Europe.
European Union foreign ministers on Monday pledged "unprecedented" amounts of political, financial and security support for Israel and the Palestinians if they come to a peace agreement.
A group of suicide bombers launched a brazen assault on a police station north of Baghdad, killing eight policemen, the deadliest in a string of attacks across Iraq that killed at least 38 people on Monday, official said.
Forty-fours years after first setting foot in Vietnam as a young naval officer, John Kerry has returned once more, this time as America's top diplomat.
Syrian refugees eat their lunch outside their tents at a refugee camp in the eastern Lebanese border town of Arsal, Lebanon, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013.