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World powers to meet in Vienna to save Syria peace hopes
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World powers to meet in Vienna to save Syria peace hopes

Senior envoys from world and regional powers are to meet once again in Vienna on Tuesday in an effort to salvage stumbling efforts to halt Syria's bloody civil war.

'Captain America: Civil War' shows how dumbed-down we like our cinema
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'Captain America: Civil War' shows how dumbed-down we like our cinema

Captain America: Civil War entertains, no doubt; but let’s not set our standards at this film.

'Captain America: Civil War' review: Marvel reaffirms why it's best in the business
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'Captain America: Civil War' review: Marvel reaffirms why it's best in the business

Captain America movie, Civil War is a sassy demonstration of Marvel being at the very top of their game.

The technology of warfare has changed, but rape of women in wartime has not
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The technology of warfare has changed, but rape of women in wartime has not

The technology of warfare has changed tremendously over the years, but its tactic — of widespread rape and enslaving of women — has not

South Sudan civil war: Death toll rising but nobody is counting
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South Sudan civil war: Death toll rising but nobody is counting

Aid workers and officials who did not want to speak on the record said the true figure might be as high as 300,000 -- a figure comparable to the number killed in Syria during five years of fighting.

Civil war escalates: Indian Catholic nun among 16 killed by gunmen in Yemen retirement home
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Civil war escalates: Indian Catholic nun among 16 killed by gunmen in Yemen retirement home

Gunmen in southern Yemen on Friday stormed a retirement home run by a charity established by Mother Teresa, killing 16 people, including four Catholic nuns, officials and witnesses said.

Japanese journalist reportedly held by an armed group in Syria
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Japanese journalist reportedly held by an armed group in Syria

A Japanese freelance journalist is reportedly being held by an armed group in Syria, a media report said Jumpei Yasuda entered Syria from Turkey in June to cover the country's civil war. He was accompanied by a guide, public broadcaster NHK reported.

Iranian president raps Trump's proposed Muslim ban as pretext - state TV 
| Reuters
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Iranian president raps Trump's proposed Muslim ban as pretext - state TV | Reuters

ANKARA The president of Shi'ite Muslim Iran criticised U.S. Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump on Wednesday for urging a ban on Muslims entering the United States "on the pretext of countering terrorism", suggesting the call was hypocritical.

Yemen's Aden governor killed in car bombing claimed by Islamic State
| Reuters
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Yemen's Aden governor killed in car bombing claimed by Islamic State | Reuters

ADEN The governor of Aden was killed in a car bomb attack on Sunday claimed by Islamic State in Yemen's southern port city, where President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has returned to oversee a war against Iran-allied Houthis. A local official and residents said at least six members of General Jaafar Mohammed Saad's entourage also died in the attack, which targeted the governor as he was headed to work. Several other people were wounded.

#PicOfTheLot: Heavy metal in Sao Paulo
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#PicOfTheLot: Heavy metal in Sao Paulo

Daily pick of best pictures from around the world.

More than 4 million have fled Syrian civil war: UN
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More than 4 million have fled Syrian civil war: UN

More than four million Syrians have fled the civil war ravaging their country to become refugees in the surrounding region -- a million of them in the past 10 months alone, the United Nations said on Thursday.

Sri Lankan Tamils openly mark sixth anniversary of civil war's end
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Sri Lankan Tamils openly mark sixth anniversary of civil war's end

Sri Lankan Tamils openly commemorated their war dead for the first time on Monday, the sixth anniversary of the end of the island's decades-long civil conflict.

Scarlet Witch, Ant-Man are the new entrants in the 'Captain America' film
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Scarlet Witch, Ant-Man are the new entrants in the 'Captain America' film

Scarlet Witch and Ant-Man will be a part of 'Captain America: Civil War'.

Pentagon chief heads east as US tries to maintain Asia focus
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Pentagon chief heads east as US tries to maintain Asia focus

Islamic extremists grab parts of Iraq and Syria. Yemen slides into civil war. Iran's nuclear program strains US relations with Israel. Ukraine fights Russian-backed separatists.

UN envoy: Events in Yemen are pushing the country to edge of a civil war
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UN envoy: Events in Yemen are pushing the country to edge of a civil war

Events in Yemen are pushing the country "to the edge of a civil war," a UN special envoy has warned, calling for all parties to resolve the escalating conflict peacefully.

India calls for deeper UNSC engagement in countries torn by civil war
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India calls for deeper UNSC engagement in countries torn by civil war

India has stressed on deeper engagement and commitment by the UN Security Council to ensure long-lasting peace in countries torn by civil war.

 South Sudan civil war: Rivals agree new ceasefire deal
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South Sudan civil war: Rivals agree new ceasefire deal

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar has signed a new agreement to end more than 13 months of fighting in a civil war that has left tens of thousands dead.

No proof of ethnic cleansing by Christian militia in Central African Republic, inquiry launched
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No proof of ethnic cleansing by Christian militia in Central African Republic, inquiry launched

Christian militia in Central African Republic have carried out ethnic cleansing of the Muslim population during the country's ongoing civil war.

Has Rajapaksa overplayed his hand by seeking third term as President?
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Has Rajapaksa overplayed his hand by seeking third term as President?

He was the president hailed as a king after crushing the Tamil Tiger rebels in 2009 and ending the island nation's 25-year civil war.

UN chief asks Sri Lanka to cooperate with war crimes probe
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UN chief asks Sri Lanka to cooperate with war crimes probe

UN chief Ban Ki-moon has asked Sri Lanka to cooperate with the UN-mandated probe into allegations of war crimes committed towards the end of the nearly three decades-long civil war.