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Afghan politician injured as unknown armed men open fire

KABUL, May 24, 2017 (BSS/Xinhua) - An Afghan politician and former member of Wolesi Jirga or Lower House of parliament was injured after unknown armed men opened fire on his car in Kabul city Tuesday...More...

Peace activists among 250 Myanmar prisoners granted pardon

MANDALAY, Myanmar, May 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Myanmar granted amnesty
to more than 250 prisoners ahead of peace talks being held Wednesday with ethnic rebel groups, including two activists sentenced to...More...

Ethiopian former health minister elected new DG of WHO

GENEVA, May 24, 2017 (BSS/TASS) - The World Health Assembly on Tuesday elected Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, a physician and former Ethiopian health minister, new Direc...More...

Myanmar seeks to kick start stalled peace process

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar, May 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Hundreds of representatives from Myanmar's ethnic insurgent groups gathered in the capital on Wednesday for talks aimed at...More...

Montenegro readies to join NATO in setback for Russia

PODGORICA, Montenegro, May 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Montenegro's Prime Minister Dusko Markovic did not mince his words when Russia last month announced a ban on imports fr...More...

Salman Abedi: Student dropout turned suicide bomber

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, May 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Salman Abedi, the suicide bomber who killed 22 people in an attack on a pop concert in Manchester, was a business ...More...