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As Killings Rise, Aid Workers Confront Era of Growing Risk

DAKAR, Working in conflict zones for years does not make it any less frightening when armed militiamen storm the hospital you run, says Colette Gadenne of medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF).

This happened three …

Unified Koreas Athletes Cheered at Asian Games Spectacular

JAKARTA, INDONESIA, Thousands of spectators cheered wildly as athletes from the rival Koreas paraded side-by-side behind a unification” flag in a spectacular opening ceremony for the Asian Games.

The two countries, still technically at war …

US Cuts $230 Million to Syria, Ties Future Rebuilding Funds to Peace

WASHINGTON, The United States on Friday announced it was cutting about $230 million in stabilization money to northeast Syria and said future global reconstruction funds for the country will depend on a U.N.-led peace process.…

Finance Minister: Turkey Will Emerge Stronger from Lira Crisis Despite Row with US

ISTANBUL, TUKEY, Finance Minister Berat Albayrak assured international investors on Thursday that Turkey would emerge stronger from its currency crisis, insisting its banks were healthy and signalling it could ride out a dispute with the …

ALGERIA TO COME OUT WITH NEW NATIONAL MAP OF CHILDREN PROTECTION CENTRES

ALGIERS, A new national map of children protection centres, part of the 2018-2022 National Strategy for the Protection and Promotion of Children, is being drawn up by the Ministry of National Solidarity, Family and Women’s …

White House Expresses Frustration With Continued Detention of US Pastor in Turkey

WHITE HOUSE, There is no sign of a halt to the deteriorating relationship between the United States and Turkey, a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) ally, host for the strategically important U.S. Air Force base …

ALGERIAN ISLAMIC COUNCIL CHAIRMAN TO ATTEND WORLD PEACE FORUM IN JAKARTA

ALGIERS, The Chairman of Algeria’s High Islamic Council (HCI), Bouabdallah Ghlamallah, will participate in the 7th World Peace Forum to be held in Jakarta from Tuesday to Thursday.

The Council said in a statement here …