Kazakhstan has repatriated 171 children as part of the next phase of the Zhusan special humanitarian operation (a kind of absinthe symbolizing the Kazakh homeland), President Kasym-Jomart Tokayev said. “On my instructions, the third final phase of the special humanitarian operation “Zhusan” was successfully conducted from 28 to 31 May. Another group of our compatriots…

On Friday, May 31, a large crowd of Algerians took to the streets of the capital. In the morning, the police had carried out about 50 arrests before allowing the demonstration to proceed smoothly. According to an AFP journalist, the detainees, mainly young men, were confiscated their identity cards and mobile phones and loaded into vans….

At least four Afghans were killed and four U.S. soldiers slightly wounded on Friday in a car bomb explosion targeting a foreign military convoy in Kabul, according to officials. The attack, which was claimed by the Taliban, occurred around 08:40 local time (04:10 GMT) when a vehicle loaded with explosives driven by a suicide bomber…

A Dutch photographer held hostage in the Philippines since 2012 was shot dead on Friday by his captors as he tried to escape, Manila authorities said. According to security forces, Ewold Horn, a naturalist photographer, was killed while trying to take advantage of fighting between his jailers, members of the Abu Sayyaf jihadist group, and…

At approximately 6:20 a.m. on Friday, May 31, a Palestinian armed with a knife attacked and wounded a passer-by near the Damascus Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem. He then fled to the old town, where he wounded another Israeli. The terrorist was finally neutralized by the police. The Magen David Adom ambulance service…

At least six improvised explosive devices went off in three main streets in Kirkuk, some 250 kilometers north of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, and two more explosive devices were defused by security forces, the media office of the Joint Operations Command said in a statement.   At least six people were killed and 18 injured. Ammar…