Nigeria's government says Boko Haram militants have returned 101 of the 110 girls who were abducted from their school in Dapchi a month ago.
Fifteen years after the US invasion of Iraq, the country's minorities are celebrating the ancient Zoroastrian new year, Nowruz. It's something they could not do en masse under Saddam Hussein.
Turkey's disaster management agency (AFAD) says it will continue its aid efforts on Wednesday distributing food and personal care items to 600 families in northern Afrin. Meanwhile, some residents await return as clearance operation continues.
The Senate scuttled a resolution that called on the US military to stop aiding Saudi-led bombing in Yemen, acting the same day President Donald Trump met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
Assad regime forces continue to target civilians in opposition-held enclave in open defiance of truce.
Following a weekly meeting in Ramallah, the Fatah-dominated Palestinian government wanted Hamas to hand over control of the Gaza Strip.
Fears over the future of the northern white rhino increase after the last male of the subspecies in Kenya dies. But advances in fertility treatment, may mean the rare animal will re-emerge in the future.
UN human rights chief says the Syrian regime's five-year siege of the Damascus suburbs of eastern Ghouta included the use of chemical weapons and starvation. UNHCR says almost 50,000 have fled the enclave in recent days.
The group of Arab, Kurdish, Alawite and Yazidi residents of Afrin gathered across the border in Gaziantep to discuss Afrin's future, after Turkey's military and its FSA allies liberated the town on Sunday.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says civilians were killed in Douma, the largest town of the opposition-held enclave near Damascus.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reiterates Turkey's firm determination to clear the YPG from its border and says the Turkish military will continue the process until it entirely eliminates the YPG-held corridor.
The war against Iraq started in March 2003, on the grounds that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction that could be deployed within 45 minutes. No weapons have been found in Iraq despite intensive investigation.
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