Bangladesh Tuesday launched a massive drive to vaccinate Rohingya children against diphtheria after a suspected outbreak killed nine refugees and infected more than 700.
Diphtheria kills nine in Bangladesh Rohingya camps
Oil rose above $65 a barrel for the first time since mid-2015 on Tuesday after a shutdown of the UK's biggest North Sea oil pipeline, which helps set the benchmark for global prices.
Oil tops $65 for first time since 2015
Iraq is holding up to 50 Saudi members of Daesh arrested during the latest battles between security forces and the terror group.
Paper: Saudis comprise biggest number of terrorists arrested in Iraq
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his case to Europe to ask allies to join the United States in recognizing Beit-ul-Moqaddas as Israel's capital, but was met by a firm rebuff from EU foreign ministers who saw the move as a blow against the peace process.
EU tells Netanyahu no support for Trump’s decision
President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered the partial withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria, during a surprise visit to the war-torn country.
Putin orders partial Russia troop withdrawal from Syria
Thousands of Romanians resumed protests in Bucharest and cities across the Black Sea nation, demanding the ruling party scrap a judicial overhaul that’s been criticized for its potentially damaging effects on anti-corruption efforts.
Romanians flood streets to protest latest court reforms
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday asked Congress to extend martial law on the southern island of Mindanao for a year, arguing that Daesh terrorists have been regrouping since a five-month urban conflict ended there in October.
Duterte seeking to extend martial law in Philippine south
The International Criminal Court (ICC) said on Monday it would refer Jordan to the UN Security Council for failing to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir when he visited Amman in March.
ICC reports Jordan to UN Security Council for not arresting Sudan’s Bashir
The use of rape by Myanmar’s armed forces has been sweeping and methodical, The Associated Press found in interviews with 29 Rohingya Muslim women and girls now in Bangladesh.
Rape of Rohingya women sweeping, methodical
Thousands of people rallied Sunday in central Kiev to demand the release of detained former Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili and the impeachment of his rival, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
Thousands call for Saakashvili release in Ukraine

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