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An earthquake with its epicenter in northeastern Afghanistan has killed one person in neighboring Pakistan.
A Muslim prayer hall has been ransacked in Corsica a day after an attack on firefighters left two of them and a police officer injured on the French island.
Nearly 12,000 candidates, including some 1,200 women have registered to run in Iran’s parliamentary elections, the Interior Ministry said on December 25.
Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian who has been held captive by the Iranian establishment for more than 500 days, was allowed to have a Christmas dinner with his family, his paper reported.
Iraqi security forces are battling to root out Islamic State militants still hunkered down in the western city of Ramadi.
A powerful earthquake has struck northern Afghanistan near the border with Tajikistan and Pakistan, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The leader of one of Syria's most powerful rebel groups, Jaysh al-Islam, has been killed in an air strike east of Damascus, according to the Syrian Army and opposition activists.
Tajik President Emomali Rahmon has signed into law a bill that gives him the title "Leader of the Nation" and grants him lifelong immunity from prosecution.
The Afghan Defense Ministry says at least 43 people were killed after a head-on collision between a passenger bus and a truck in northern Afghanistan.
Turkish Internet servers have been hit by a powerful cyberattack, which has disrupted banks and public institutions.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says that Russia and Qatar have agreed to encourage the Syrian opposition to sit down for talks with the Damascus government.