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The Kashmiri parents of Shafqat Hussain hold up a photo of their son who was believed to be 14 years old when arrested, March 11, 2015. (AFP/File)
August 04, 2015 - 11:05 GMT
A Pakistani teen was hanged by authorities despite claims from human rights groups he had been underage and tortured into confessing to a murder.
A worker carries out a routine check at a natural gas control center of Turkey's Petroleum and Pipeline Corporation, west of Ankara, on January 7, 2009. (AFP/Adem Altan)
August 04, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
An investigation is underway after a blast hit the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars-Erzurum gas pipeline in eastern Turkey.
The death of Mullah Omar was announced earlier this week. (AFP/File)
August 04, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
The Taliban in Pakistan pledged allegiance to the group's new leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a video released Monday.
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announced the extension of UK airstrikes in Iraq during a visit to the country. (AFP/File)
August 04, 2015 - 10:08 GMT
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said UK airstrikes in Iraq would continue till March 2017 during a trip to the country.
The mother of late Turkish soldier Hamza Yildirim (2nd L) reacts at her son's funeral ceremony at Kocatepe Mosque in Ankara, Turkey, on July 31, 2015. (AFP/Adem Alten)
August 04, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
A homemade mine detonated in Sirnak province, killing to Turkish security forces.
European countries including the UK, France and Sweden have supported the establishment of a Palestinian state. (AFP/File)
August 04, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Monday said he would support the establishment of a Palestinian state during a meeting with Hamas officials in Qatar.
Palestinians look at the damage as they stand in a house set on fire by Jewish settlers and where 18-month-old Palestinian toddler Ali Saad Dawabsha died on July 31, 2015, in the West Bank village of Duma.  (AFP/Thomas Coex)
August 04, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
Meir Ettinger, a leader of a local Jewish extremist group, was arrested in Safed for "nationalist crimes."
A picture shows two burnt trucks reportedly set on fire by Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants in Tunceli, eastern Turkey, on August 2, 2015. (AFP/Stringer)
August 04, 2015 - 07:52 GMT
In light of recent violence between Turkish forces and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), the US has called for the two parties to resume peace talks.
The victims were executed over two days for reportedly refusing to marry Daesh militants. (AFP/File)
August 04, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Daesh extremists executed 19 women for refusing to marry militants in the group's stronghold of Mosul.
South Korean intelligence reported scud missiles launched from Yemen into Saudi Arabia were of North Korean origin. (AFP/File)
August 04, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
South Korean intelligence reported scud missiles launched from Yemen into Saudi Arabia were of North Korean origin.
Syrian refugee children open their books as they await lessons in Lebanon. (AFP/File)
August 04, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
A father found his 12-year-old boy hanged inside a room at a north Lebanon school where he teaches Monday.