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Sweden to re-establish military unit on Baltic Sea island | ABC News
ABC News | December 13, 2017
Sweden says it is establishing the nation's first new military regiment since World War II _ a unit of 350 soldiers that will be based on the Baltic Sea island of Gotland
Can Muslim leaders alter Trump's Jerusalem decision? | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | December 13, 2017
Turkish president calls Jerusalem a 'red line' as he hosts an Organisation of Islamic Cooperation summit in Istanbul.
Israel hits Hamas in Gaza after rocket fire at Israeli city | ABC News
ABC News | December 13, 2017
Israeli military carries out airstrikes in Gaza in response to rocket fire toward southern Israeli city
Iraq PM warns Islamic State might erupt again somewhere else | ABC News
ABC News | December 13, 2017
Three days after declaring victory over the Islamic State group, Iraq's prime minister warns that the group's extremists might "erupt again somewhere else" without international cooperation in combatting the militants
Under Putin, Russia increases clout in the Middle East | ABC News
ABC News | December 13, 2017
Under Putin, Russia increases clout and gains regional footprint in Mideast that even Soviet Union couldn't dream of
Poland's new PM marks anniversary of 1981 martial law | ABC News
ABC News | December 13, 2017
Poland's new prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, and powerful ruling party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski have attended ceremonies marking the day the country's communist regime used tanks and troops to clamp down on the Solidarity movement
Ukraine, Poland move to mend ties strained by views on WWII | ABC News
ABC News | December 13, 2017
The presidents of Ukraine and Poland have met to find ways of overcoming the World War II legacy that sours relations between the neighboring countries
'Not In My Name': Activists fighting hate in India | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | December 13, 2017
Activists decry 'assault' on India's secular constitution following Muslim man's grisly murder in apparent hate crime.
Bangladesh: Accused NYC attacker followed radical preacher | ABC News
ABC News | December 13, 2017
Bangladeshi officials say a man accused of carrying out a bomb attack in New York City's subway system was influenced by the sermons and writings of a radical Muslim preacher but appeared to have no known links to local radical groups
Democrat Doug Jones defeats Roy Moore in Alabama | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | December 13, 2017
Jones wins senate seat against Trump-backed Roy Moore after bitter campaign in southern, Republican-dominated Alabama.
Philippines extends martial law to 'eradicate' ISIL | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | December 13, 2017
Congress approves Duterte's request to prolong military rule until end of 2018 in Mindanao region.
Men due to leave Gitmo under Obama seem stuck under Trump | ABC News
ABC News | December 13, 2017
President Donald Trump hasn't announced his Guantanamo Bay policy, but so far his administration has not released a single prisoner _ a sharp contrast to his two predecessors who transferred and released hundreds of men.
China marks Nanking Massacre's 80th anniversary | ABC News
ABC News | December 13, 2017
Chinese officials are calling for deeper ties with Japan on the 80th anniversary of the Nanking Massacre
Islamic nations seek response to Trump's move on Jerusalem | ABC News
ABC News | December 13, 2017
Islamic nations come together at Turkey summit, seeking united stance against Trump's recognition of Jerusalem
Virtual reality 360 film shows Rohingya's plight | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | December 13, 2017
Rohingya refugees share harrowing stories in immersive documentary project by Al Jazeera and Amnesty International.
Trump's Jerusalem move reignites Palestinian cause | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | December 13, 2017
Plight of Palestinians takes centre stage after US decision to recognise Jerusalem as capital of Israel.
Indonesia politician's graft trial delayed by stomach woes | ABC News
ABC News | December 13, 2017
A top Indonesian politician accused of involvement in one of the country's biggest corruption scandals told a court on the first day of his trial he's suffering a stomach complaint, forcing a postponement while his medical condition was checked
Thailand welcomes easing of EU political sanctions | ABC News
ABC News | December 13, 2017
Thailand's military junta has welcomed the European Union's decision to ease political sanctions imposed against it for overthrowing an elected government in 2014
What can we expect from South Africa's ANC conference? | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | December 13, 2017
The ANC conference won't mend the organisation's fractures or its inability to offer a promising vision for the country.
Tillerson calls on North Korea to engage in US talks | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | December 13, 2017
Secretary of state says US is 'ready to talk anytime' with North Korea as tensions escalate after latest missile test.
Greece's rejected asylum seekers stuck in limbo | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | December 13, 2017
Fearing deportation to Turkey or elsewhere, rejected asylum seekers say they feel unsafe going outside in Lesbos.
A history of violence: Growing up in CAR | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | December 13, 2017
A child born from rape and a young gunshot victim grow up amid CAR's cycle of violence.
France seeks ways to boost anti-jihadi force in Africa | ABC News
ABC News | December 13, 2017
French President Francois Macron is convening presidents, princes and diplomats to breathe life into a young African military force with a mission to counter the growing threat jihadi threat in the Sahel region
The Latest: Abbas: UN should lead Mideast peace process | ABC News
ABC News | December 13, 2017
The Latest: Abbas says UN should take charge of Mideast peace process since Washington no longer 'fit' for the task.
Record high 262 journalists imprisoned in 2017: CPJ | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | December 13, 2017
A total of 262 reporters jailed in 2017 as media crackdown continues, Committee to Protect Journalists finds.
Syrian opposition seeks direct Geneva talks with regime | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | December 13, 2017
Government rejects possibility of direct negotiation with opposition until calls for Syria without Assad are over.
Global companies snared in South Africa's corruption scandal | ABC News
ABC News | December 13, 2017
Major global companies snared in growing South African corruption scandal around president
Ex-king Michael's coffin arrives in Romania ahead of funeral | ABC News
ABC News | December 13, 2017
A coffin carrying the body of the late Romanian King Michael I has arrived at Bucharest's airport from Switzerland ahead of his funeral this weekend
Fragile Arctic is here to stay: Report | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | December 13, 2017
Arctic Report Card concludes there is no sign of a return of widespread sea ice in the southern region.
Muslim leaders reject Trump's decision on Jerusalem | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | December 13, 2017
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says US proved its bias in favour of Israel by recognising Jerusalem as its capital.
Yemen: Houthi leader seeks to restore GPC alliance | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | December 13, 2017
Houthi political leader meets late President Saleh's party members in a move suspected to revive a broken partnership.
Saudi king prioritizes economic reforms for coming year | ABC News
ABC News | December 13, 2017
Saudi King Salman delivers annual speech outlining government's priorities for coming year, focusing on economy and emphasizing anti-corruption crackdown
Houthis: Saudi-led raid kills prisoners in Sanaa | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | December 13, 2017
Air strikes targeting prison among other facilities kill at least 30 prisoners and injure dozens more, local media says.
Marine Corps apologizes after aircraft part falls on 2nd school in a week, injures 1 | ABC News
ABC News | December 13, 2017
US military helicopter window falls onto school in Okinawa, Japan. Second incident less than a week.
The Latest: Saudis, UAE pledge $100 to anti-terror force | ABC News
ABC News | December 13, 2017
French President Emmanuel Macron says Saudi Arabia has pledged to provide $100 million and the UAE $30 million to fight the jihadi threat in Africa's Sahel region
Muslim leaders attending Istanbul summit on Jerusalem | ABC News
ABC News | December 13, 2017
Heads of state, top officials and leaders of the Muslim world attending Islamic nations' summit on Jerusalem in Turkey
Trump's Jerusalem move: 'A blunder with consequences' | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | December 13, 2017
Analysts say Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital is a mistake with international consequences.
New US Embassy in UK: No perimeter fence, benches for public | ABC News
ABC News | December 13, 2017
The most surprising aspect of the pricey new U.S. Embassy in London is what isn't there _ a perimeter fence
New Czech government led by billionaire Babis sworn in | ABC News
ABC News | December 13, 2017
Czech President Milos Zeman has sworn in a new minority government led by a populist after his centrist movement won landslide parliamentary elections
With unity in peril, EU leaders tackle refugee quotas | ABC News
ABC News | December 13, 2017
With their unity in peril, European Union leaders are set to tackle the thorny issue of refugee quotas at a summit on Thursday