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IFAW applauds China’s decision to close domestic ivory markets in 2017

After decades of advocating by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) for shutting down domestic ivory markets, today the Chinese Government delivered on...

UN Security Council welcomes Syria truce – Rebels warn they could abandon it

By John Davison BEIRUT (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council on Saturday welcomed a ceasefire in the Syrian civil war, but rebel groups threatened...

China considering strong measures to contain Taiwan

By Ben Blanchard and Benjamin Kang Lim BEIJING (Reuters) - China's military has become alarmed by what it sees as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's support...

Syrian army retake control of Aleppo

By Ellen Francis BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army said it had retaken complete control of Aleppo on Thursday after the last rebel fighters were...

Syrian President says Aleppo a victory for Russian and Iranian allies

AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Thursday the regaining of full control of the northern city of Aleppo was a victory...

35,000 rebel fighters killed during Russian airstrikes in Syria

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian air strikes in Syria have killed 35,000 rebel fighters and succeeded in halting a chain of revolutions in the Middle...

Young Aleppo evacuee wants to go back to her hometown one day

ANKARA (Reuters) - Bana Alabed, the young Syrian girl who drew global attention with her tweets from Aleppo before being evacuated to Turkey this...

Bird flu outbreak sees more culling in Japan

By Osamu Tsukimori and Manolo Serapio Jr TOKYO/MANILA (Reuters) - A virulent strain of airborne bird flu extended its shadow across northeast Asia as Japan...

Police officer who gunned down ambassador “called in sick”

By Orhan Coskun and David Dolan ANKARA (Reuters) - The 22-year-old Turkish policeman who gunned down the Russian ambassador in Ankara called in sick on...

Six detained after Russian ambassador’s killing

By Orhan Coskun and Daren Butler ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish police have detained six people over the killing of Russia's ambassador, security sources said, widening...

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