A child displaced from Deir Al Zor pushes a young boy on a wheelchair in Al Hol camp in Al Hasakeh on Saturday. Agence France-Presse
Regime and militant forces were locked in clashes on Thursday on the edge of an opposition bastion in northwest Syria after a militant-led advance that killed 71 fighters overnight, a monitor said.
The blast also killed four civilians and wounded three members of the Kurdish-led internal security forces known as the Asayish, the source said.
The elusive chief of the Daesh group Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi has purportedly appeared for the first time in five years in a propaganda video released on Monday by the extremist organisation.
European Union leaders meet without Britain on Thursday, but their departing neighbour’s absence will not make agreeing a budget any easier. While the EU chiefs watch their phones for news from the UK election, their summit faces
Australia said on Thursday technology giants such as Facebook Inc and Google will have to agree to new rules to ensure they do not abuse their market power and damage competition, or the government will impose new controls on them.
India moved thousands of troops into the northeastern state of Assam on Thursday as violent protests erupted against a new law that would make it easier for non-Muslim minorities from some neighbouring countries to seek Indian citizenship.