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Updated: 1 hour 19 min ago
Both Baghdad and Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region claim jurisdiction over oil rich territories.
President Aziz returned after five weeks in France for medical treatment following a friendly-fire shooting accident.
The separatist group says it wants talks over the return of ETA prisoners to the northern Basque region.
Sunday's regional poll may pave path to secession from Spain for northeastern region.
McLaren driver will start season-ending Grand Prix on pole as championship leader Sebastian Vettel qualifies in fourth.
As part of truce deal, Israel allowing farmers to visit land and fishermen to head further out to sea, residents say.
Egypt's sacked prosecutor general rejects the president's decree, saying he is prepared to challenge it in court.
Marches against education spending cuts fill Rome's famed avenues after leaders push through new economic measures.
Regional leaders at Kampala summit call on rebel group M23 to end hostilities and leave key eastern city of Goma.
Six new cardinals from countries as diverse as India, Nigeria and Lebanon to ensure diversity.
Egypt's Supreme Judicial Council condemned the president's controversial decision to grant himself sweeping new powers.
Rwandan leader is not expected in Ugandan capital, as regional leaders meet to discuss the DR Congo crisis.
An evangelical group says Hamas access to Twitter violates the United States' 'material support' laws.
Access to Al-Aqsa mosque compound restricted as third day of Egypt-mediated Gaza-Israel truce is tested.
Chinese state media say 18 people have died in country's latest coal mine accident.
Former Palestinian leader's body to be tested for Polonium following probe suggesting he may have been poisoned.
More than 100 have been arrested in the first major demonstrations against Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
Egypt's president defends granting himself sweeping new powers, saying they would help root out corruption.
Authorities arrest Joe Luis Saenz, suspected by US intelligence of being a hit man for drug cartels.
Shia procession in Dera Ismail Khanin Pakistan's northwest targeted during Ashura commemorations.