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29 Oct
There's no end in sight to Ethiopia's Tigray conflict following days of airstrikes by federal government forces.
27 Oct
The UN has suspended flights to Tigray's regional capital after a plane had to abort landing in Mekelle. The humanitarian situation in the region is dire with civilians facing famine-like conditions, the UN added.
24 Sep
Nine people are reported to have died after Nigerian air force jets fired on a village in Yobe State whilst targeting Boko Haram militants in the area.
23 Aug
The violence is one of the worst since the 11-day Israel-Hamas conflict in May. A 13-year-old Palestinian boy and an Israeli Border Police solider were among those critically injured.
28 Jul
The United States will continue air strikes in support of Afghan forces fighting the Taliban in coming weeks, a top US general says as the insurgents press on with offensives across the country ahead of the US military withdrawal by August 31.
29 Jun
The US Central Command releases aerial footage showing US strikes on three positions along the Syria-Iraq border. At least seven fighters belonging to Iran-backed armed groups were killed, sparking immediate calls for revenge and fears of a new escalation between Washington and Tehran.
18 Jun
Hamas militants launched incendiary balloons into Israel for a third straight day, prompting the Israeli response. A cease-fire after last month's 11-day conflict now appears in tatters.
17 May
At least 33 people have been killed in the deadliest single Israeli attack since fighting broke out nearly a week ago. Israel's military said it had also bombed the home of a senior Hamas leader.
8 May
Syrian state-run media says explosions near the Mediterranean port city of Latakia were caused by air defenses engaging "enemy targets." Syria says one civilian has died and six are wounded.
21 Sep 2020
The Afghan air force carried out multiple strikes on Taliban positions in the northeast of the country, reportedly also killing women and children. The attack happened a week after long-awaited peace talks kicked off.
15 Jul 2017
Videos uploaded to social media on Friday (July 14) show the aftermath of airstrikes in the Syrian town of Ain Tarma, which killed at least 10 people.
7 Apr 2017
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has hit out at U.S. airstrikes on Syria calling them an 'act of aggression'.

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As Germany reports another dismaying record in COVID statistics, its hardest-hit states are planning stricter curbs. Among other things, the country's beloved Christmas markets are being canceled one by one.
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After hitting historic lows on Tuesday, Turkey's currency has recovered slightly. The lira has lost 40% of its value against the US dollar since the start of the year, amid a series of controversial interest rate cuts and double-digit inflation.