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Global corruption a bigger scourge than terrorism
Anti-corruption protests are growing all over the world from central Europe to South America and some of the poorest parts of Africa. They are being fuelled by social media and the growing sense that enough is enough, Brian Stewart writes.
Gaza militants test-fire rockets into sea, Israel says
The Israeli military says militants in the Gaza Strip have test-fired rockets into the Mediterranean Sea, in an apparent attempt to show off their capabilities amid increased tensions in the wake of this week's deadly synagogue attack.
NATO leader sees 'serious military buildup' in Ukraine
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg denounced on Tuesday what he called a serious Russian military buildup both inside Ukraine and on the Russian side of the border and urged Moscow to pull back its troops.
US hostage Kassig 'killed by IS'
A video released onto the internet claims to show that Islamic State militants have killed the captured US aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig.
Canada is at war with ISIS, not Syria, Stephen Harper says
On the eve of a G20 summit in Australia expected to focus in part on the crisis in Syria and Iraq, Stephen Harper says Canada does not support war on the Syrian government or any Middle East nation — only war against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (I
Aust dignitaries snub Putin on G20 arrival
Australian leaders have been talking about what they'll do when they see Vladimir Putin at G20, but it's those who didn't meet the Russian president who raised eyebrows.
Mr Putin was greeted by Queensland Governor Paul de Jersey and Assistant Defence M
Remembrance Day: Ypres: The city that never forgets
Every evening in Ypres, a crowd stands silently under the imposing Menin Gate - a nightly ritual since the late 1920s grand archway covering the route Allied soldiers took to the front lines during the First World War.
Syrian Kurds give women equal rights, snubbing jihadists
From Yahoo News: The local government in a majority Kurdish area of Syria has passed a decree granting women equal rights in what a monitoring group called "an affront" to discriminatory jihadist moves. Last year, Syria's Kurds created autonomous governme
Tower of London poppy display to go on tour
Parts of a display of almost a million ceramic poppies that have filled the Tower of London moat to mark the centenary of the First World War will be preserved and go on tour, organizers say.
86-year-old Serb guards over slain First World War soldiers
Stooped and unsteady, Djordje Mihailovic walks among rows of discolored marble crosses of Serb soldiers slain a century ago in the horrors of World War I. For over half a century, the 86-year-old has been a caretaker at Thessaloniki's Allied War Cemetery
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