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Jan. 15 Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT

KUALA LUMPUR -- Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah ascended the throne of Malaysia's Pahang state on Tuesday, ahead of the country choosing its new...
newspapers

Jan. 15 world news summary at 0030 GMT

WASHINGTON -- An armed man was dead after being shot by police in a rescue operation for two women he took hostage at a...
Explosion

Jan. 12 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

ADEN, Yemen -- A new powerful explosion hit the the state-owned oil refinery in Yemen's southern port city of Aden on Saturday evening, injuring...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Jan. 12 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT

JAKARTA -- A total of 16 people were wounded and hundreds of houses were damaged as whirlwind struck West Java province in western Indonesia,...
Volcano

Jan. 10 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT

JAKARTA -- Mount Agung volcano on the Indonesian resort island of Bali erupted on Thursday night, spewing column of volcanic ash, Indonesian authorities said. The...
newspaper

Jan. 10 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT

TALUQAN, Afghanistan -- A total of 18 fighters including eight police and 10 militants have been confirmed dead as clash erupted in Khawja Ghar...
newspapers

Jan. 5 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT

NEW DELHI -- Vijay Mallya, a liquor baron and business tycoon in India who is facing charges of loan default and has been staying...
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Jan. 4 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT

YANGON -- Arakan Army (AA) armed group Friday launched attacks on four police outposts in Buthidaung, Myanmar's Rakhine state, killing 13 police officers and...
terrorism

Jan. 3 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

TEHRAN -- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will visit India and Iraq in the coming days for talks on boosting bilateral cooperation, Tasnim...
Photo taken on Feb. 29, 2016 shows hot lavas and volcanic ashes rising from Mount Sinabung during an eruption in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia. (Xinhua/Gatha Ginting) (zw)

Dec. 24 Asia-Pacific news summary

PANDEGLANG, Indonesia -- The death toll from the tsunami triggered by a volcanic eruption in Indonesia rose to 373, with 1,459 others injured, a...
Railway

Dec. 24 world news summary at 1530 GMT

PANDEGLANG, Indonesia -- The Indonesian disaster agency on Monday put the death toll of the tsunami triggered by a volcanic eruption at 373 with...
Ghana-Newspaper

Dec. 24 Asia-Pacific News Summary at 1000 GMT

PANDEGLANG, Indonesia -- A devastating tsunami triggered by a volcanic eruption in Indonesia has killed 281 people and wounded 1,016 others along the coastal...
Iran

May 13 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

TEHRAN -- Iran will remain in the international nuclear deal if the country's interests are secured by other parties to the agreement, President Hassan...
Person voting

May 12 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

Millions of Iraqis headed Saturday to polling stations across the country to elect the next parliament, for the first time after defeating the Islamic...
Myanmar rebels

May 12 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT

YANGON -- At least 19 people, including a police, four militias and 14 civilians, were killed and 27 others injured in attacks by armed...
Iraq

Feb. 26 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

TRIPOLI -- A car bomb explosion hit a security check point in eastern Libyan city Benghazi on Sunday, killing two soldiers and injuring four...
Islamic State

Feb. 20 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

ANKARA -- A total of 34 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) were killed on Monday in two separate cross-border airstrikes in...
Iraq

Feb. 19 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

ABU DHABI -- The biennial International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) kicked off here on Sunday with special focus on disruptive technology. ...
Iraq

Feb. 14 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

DAMASCUS -- Syrian army captured the Hayan gas field in central province of Homs, following battles with the Islamic State (IS) militants, pro-government al-Watan...
Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Feb. 12 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

ISTANBUL -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that Turkey's ultimate goal in its military operation in northern Syria is not the...
Some Libya Dawn fighters shoot their guns near Libya's capital city of Tripoli, on March 11, 2015. Clashes erupted on Wednesday between Libya Dawn militants and pro-government forces in the Ajaylat area some 80 kilometers west of Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

Feb. 9 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

ANKARA -- A Russian airstrike mistakenly killed three Turkish soldiers and injured 11 in Syria's al-Bab town, the Turkish Armed Forces said in a...
Islamic State

Feb. 8 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

ANKARA -- Two Turkish soldiers were killed, 15 others wounded during clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants in town Al-Bab of northern Syria, Turkish...
Soldiers of pro-government militia are pictured in Aleppo, Syria, on Dec. 11, 2016. (Xinhua/Yang Zhen) (zw)

Feb. 7 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

RAMALLAH/GAZA -- The Israeli parliament's vote to legalize settlement posts in the West Bank outraged the Palestinians on Tuesday, who warned that the vote...
Palestine, Israel

Feb. 1 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

JERUSALEM -- Violent confrontation erupted between Israeli far-right activists and police officers carrying out evacuation of an unauthorized outpost in the West Bank on...
Palestine, Israel

Jan. 29 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

JENIN -- The Palestinian Ministry of Health said a 19-year-old Palestinian was killed and five others wounded early Sunday by Israeli soldiers in a...
Turkey

Jan. 26 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

ANKARA -- The Turkish military said Thursday that it killed 23 Islamic State (IS) terrorists in Al-Bab, in northern Syria, in the previous 24...
A Tupolev Tu-22M3 Backfire long-range bomber hits ISIS targets in Syria's Aleppo, Deir Ez Zor and Idlib governorates. Best possible quality. (Sputnik Photo)

Jan. 25 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

DAMASCUS -- At least eight civilians were either killed or wounded on Wednesday by Turkish forces in the northeastern province of Hasakah, state news...
A settler woman walks past an Israeli soldier standing guard in East Jerusalem. Photo: IRIN/Andreas Hackl (file photo)

Jan. 22 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

JERUSALEM -- The Jerusalem municipality approved construction of 560 new housing units in settlement neighborhoods of the city on Sunday, two days after U.S....
Somkes rise following airstrike targeting rebels in Daraya, southwest of the capital Damascus of Syria, on Feb. 24, 2016. (Xinhua/Yang Zhen) (zw)

Jan. 17 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

ISTANBUL -- The gunman who was captured overnight after 17 days on the run has admitted to a shooting spree he launched against a...
AFP / Ahmad Al-Rubaye A member of the Iraqi pro-government forces fires a rocket-propelled grenade launcher during an operation in al-Shahabi village, east of Fallujah, in an operation to retake the city from Islamic State group, on May 24, 2016

Jan. 9 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

ANKARA -- As many as 48 Islamic State (IS) terrorists were killed in Al-Bab, in northern Syria, in military operations in the last 24...