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Monday 1 September 2014 12:15
Ukraine's military says its forces were battling a Russian tank battalion for control of a vital airport in the east of the country .
Monday 1 September 2014 07:40
Heavy fighting between Syrian army forces and rebels erupted on the Golan Heights,it was unclear if either of the two sides had gained an advantage to control a key frontier crossing.
Monday 1 September 2014 06:30
Iraqi security forces backed by Shi'ite militias on Sunday broke the two-month siege of Amerli by Islamic State militants and entered the northern town, officials said.
Sunday 31 August 2014 15:28
Israel's military said it shot down a drone that flew from Syria into Israeli-controlled airspace over the Golan Heights on Sunday.
Sunday 31 August 2014 14:43
UKIP will win its first directly elected parliamentary seat after the defection of a lawmaker from Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative party last week
Sunday 31 August 2014 06:49
UN officials shuttled along the rocky frontier between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Friday, trying to establish the whereabouts of 44 United Nations peacekeepers seized by al-Qaeda.
Saturday 30 August 2014 16:44
A Ukrainian cargo plane with seven people on board crashed in Algeria's far south on Saturday.
Saturday 30 August 2014 11:51
President Barack Obama has bought some time with his decision to slow the march toward US airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria and provided fodder for critics who accuse him of dithering.
Saturday 30 August 2014 06:52
The UN is remaining tight-lipped on efforts to release peacekeepers attached to its Disengagement Observer Force in the Golan Heights, along the border with Syria.
Friday 29 August 2014 11:30
Department of International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says South Africa has good cooperation with international countries.
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