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Israel air strikes kill seven Gaza militants

Israeli air strikes on Gaza killed seven Palestinian militants, medics said on Monday, after recovering two more bodies from a collapsed tunnel in Rafah.

Merkel says US spying allegations are serious

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday allegations that a German man worked as a double agent for US intelligence were serious and, if true, were a clear contradiction of what cooperation between partners is supposed to be about.

'Wish Jazeera journos had been deported, not tried'

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said he wished the  imprisoned Al Jazeera journalists, convicted of aiding "a terrorist group", had been deported and not put on trial, a newspaper reported on Monday.

KGB's 'most extensive intelligence' files from Mitrokhin archive open to public

Thousands of KGB files from the Mitrokhin Archive that raised a storm in India in 2005 and offered a rare peek into the erstwhile Soviet Union’s intelligence system will be opened to the public for the first time at the Cambridge University from Monday.

Nigeria: 'Over 60 women, girls escape Boko Haram'

More than 60 women and girls abducted last month by suspected Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria have escaped their captors, sources said Sunday.

Another two Gazans killed by Israel drone: medics

Two Palestinians were killed by an Israeli drone strike on southern Gaza early Monday, medical sources said, just hours after two others were killed in a separate attack.

Military helicopter crash in Vietnam kills 16: doc

A doctor says 16 Vietnamese military personnel have been killed in a helicopter crash close to Hanoi, the capital.

Nearly 2,200 Indians expected back from Iraq

About 2,200 Indians in nonconflict zone in southern Iraq have expressed their desire to leave for home and they will be in India in the next 36 to 48 hours even as 200 others reached New Delhi early on Sunday. Freed Kerala nurses say ISIS militants protected them

At least 29 killed in latest raids on Kenyan coast

Gunmen killed at least 29 people in raids on two coastal areas of Kenya, the latest in a series of attacks claimed by Somali Islamists who have vowed to drive Kenyan forces out of Somalia, although police cast doubt on their role.

Cameron wants more Indian-origin MPs in UK

The number of Indian and other non-white people in British parliament has increased in recent years, but Prime Minister David Cameron believes ‘there is much more to be done’ to make parliament more representative of Britain’s demographic composition.

Ordinary people ‘outnumber foreigners in NSA spying’

The Washington Post said a study of a large collection of communications intercepted by the US National Security Agency showed that ordinary Internet users, including Americans, far outnumbered legally targeted foreigners caught in the surveillance.

Clashes between Nigeria army, Islamists kill 59

Clashes between Nigerian armed forces and Islamists after a daring attack on the military in the country's restive northeast left 53 insurgents and six troops dead, a spokesman said.

Taliban men cut hair, beards to flee Pakistan forces

Hundreds of Taliban fighters rushed to disguise themselves with new haircuts in the weeks before a Pakistani army assault, as refugees revealed details of life under the militants — and their taste for imported luxuries.

Gunmen kill at least 29 in two attacks on Kenyan coast

Gunmen killed at least 29 people in raids on two separate areas on the Kenyan coast, the interior ministry said on Sunday.

Israel frees jailed Palestinian-American boy

An Israeli judge on Sunday released from jail and placed under house arrest a 15-year-old American of Palestinian descent whose apparent beating by Israeli police in East Jerusalem has drawn US concern.

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