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Smoke rises from the aid group building in Kunduz that was attacked by Taliban militants. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2015 - 17:09 GMT
Clashes between Afghan security forces and the Taliban in northern Kunduz have killed more than 30 fighters, officials said Monday.
A Palestinian man is lowered into a smuggling tunnel beneath the Gaza-Egypt border, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Sept. 11, 2013. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
April 27, 2015 - 14:37 GMT
A Palestinian worker died Monday when a tunnel collapsed in the southern Gaza city of Rafah, a health official said.
Indian resident Santosh is met by relatives after being evacuated following an earthquake in Nepal at the railway station in Amritsar on April 27, 2015. (AFP/Narinder Nanu)
April 27, 2015 - 13:30 GMT
The plane arrived in Istanbul from Nepal on Sunday, a day after a 7.8 magnitude Kathmandu earthquake killed 2,500.
IDF troops in the Golan heights near the Lebanese border. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Israeli units were seen moving near the Lebanese border and carried out a military exercise, security sources said Monday.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was reelected Monday with 94.5 percent of the votes, the National Electoral Commission said. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2015 - 11:59 GMT
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was reelected Monday with 94.5 percent of the votes, the National Electoral Commission said.
Tareq Kamleh from Perth urged other doctors to join Daesh in a propaganda video believed to be filmed in Raqqa. (YouTube)
April 27, 2015 - 11:56 GMT
An Australian doctor has appeared in a Daesh propaganda video asking other people from the medical profession to join the militant group.
Pakistani residents collect belongings at their home after it was damaged in heavy rain and winds in Peshawar on April 27, 2015. (AFP/A Majeed)
April 27, 2015 - 11:27 GMT
A "mini-cyclone" tore through Pakistan's Peshawar area Monday, killing dozens and damaging infrastructure.
Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal arrives for a meeting in Tunisia, September 12, 2014. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2015 - 11:21 GMT
Israel and Hamas will continue to hold indirect talks through European mediation, a senior Hamas official confirmed Sunday.
An overnight airstrike believed to have been carried out by Israel's air force struck Hezbollah targets in Syria. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2015 - 10:13 GMT
Doubts have been cast over an apparent Israeli airstrike targeting Hezbollah and military sites in Syria.
Armed rebels walk past the bodies of army soldiers in the northern Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughur, April 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2015 - 09:42 GMT
A coalition of Islamist rebels said they seized a key military army base in the northwestern province of Idlib Monday.
Former US President and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Jimmy Carter visited the Gaza Strip in 2009. (Wikimedia Commons)
April 27, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Former US President Jimmy Carter is heading to Gaza with hopes to broker a Saudi-backed reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah.