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Tribal War Erupts in Southern Libya after Monkey Attack on Schoolgirl

Last edited 14th December 2016

The uprising that toppled Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi five years ago splintered the country into warring factions, among them the Gaddadfa and the Awlad Suleiman tribes, which jostle for power in Sabha.


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Italy's Renzi Hands in Resignation Amid Political Turmoil

Last edited 7th December 2016

Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has handed in his resignation to Italy's president, three days after losing a referendum he had staked his career on.


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New Zealand Prime Minister John Key Resigns

Last edited 5th December 2016

JOHN Key has resigned as Prime Minister of New Zealand. “This is the hardest decision I’ve ever made, and I don’t know what I’ll do next,” he told a shocked press conference.


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Turkey and Russia 'want Syria ceasefire'

Last edited 1st December 2016

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says his country and Russia want a ceasefire in Syria, where the two nations support opposing camps in the conflict.


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Syria war: Aleppo Risks Becoming Giant Graveyard - UN

Last edited 30th November 2016

A top UN envoy has warned the Syrian city of Aleppo risks becoming "one giant graveyard" as the government advances on rebel-held areas.


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Vic Bishops Condemn Domestic Violence: 'A Crisis in Australia'

Last edited 29th November 2016

The statement, issued yesterday, echoes the words of Pope Francis that “we must always say ‘no’ to violence in the home.”


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Alternative Charity Christmas Cards Show Nativity in War-Torn Middle East

Last edited 28th November 2016

Charity Doctors of the World UK has launched alternative Christmas cards showing traditional Biblical nativity scenes interrupted with images of modern wars in the Middle East.


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Hilla Attack: Suicide Truck Bombing South of Baghdad Kills some 100 People, most of them Iranian Pilgrims

Last edited 24th November 2016

A suicide truck bomb has killed about 100 people — most of them Iranian Shiite pilgrims — at a petrol station in the city of Hilla 100 kilometres south of Baghdad, police and medical sources say.


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Mosul: IS displays crucified bodies, redeploys city's morality police as show of force in militant stronghold

Last edited 10th November 2016

Islamic State militants fighting to hold on to their Mosul stronghold have displayed the crucified bodies of five people they said gave information to "the enemy", and are back on the city streets policing residents, witnesses say.


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Donald Trump's Convincing Victory Shows that the Commentariat Does not Understand the American People

Last edited 9th November 2016

Donald Trump has been elected President of the United States, in a victory which gobsmacked the media and pundits.


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