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“Refugees welcome to EU” is painted on a street  in thevillage of Brenner on the Italian-Austrian border in April 2016. Austria’s defence minister said his country will deploy armoured vehicles at  the key Alpine pass to stop migrants arriving from Italy.  Photograph: Kerstin Joensso/AP Photo

Austria is planning to impose border controls and possibly deploy troops to cut the number of migrants crossing from Italy, defence officials said, d(...)

Attack helicopters at a military base in Taoyuan County, northern Taiwan. File photograph: Military News Agency/EPA

Self-ruled Taiwan scrambled fighter jets after China’s aircraft carrier Liaoning passed through the strait of Taiwan en route to Hong Kong, where it w(...)

A child sits among the rubble of houses destoyed in air strikes during Eid al-Fitr in Al-Nashabiyah, Syria. Photograph: Mohammed Badra/EPA

The White House has issued a warning to Bashar Assad as it claimed “potential” evidence showed Syria was preparing for another chemical weapons attack(...)

Ivorian soldiers and gendarmes patrol at Ivory Coast’s army headquarters, the Gallieni military camp, in Abidjan.  Photograph: Issouf Sanogo/AFP/Getty Images

Mutinous soldiers in Ivory Coast shot three people on Saturday and cut off access to the second-largest city, Bouake, as a revolt escalated over deman(...)

Flames rising in the distance, which are believed to be coming from Damascus International Airport, viewed from the town of Douma. said. Photograph: Sameer Al-Doumy/AFP/Getty

Israel struck an arms supply hub operated by the Lebanese group Hizbullah near Damascus airport on Thursday, targeting weapons sent from Iran via com(...)

A woman walks past electoral posters of French presidential election candidates in Paris. Photograph: Gabriel Bouysgabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images

Every leading candidate in the first round of the French presidential election promised a revolution in French politics, so I talked to voters where t(...)

Coffins containing the bodies of Afghan national Army (ANA) soldiers killed in April 21st attack on an army base  in Mazar-i-Sharif, northern Afghanistan, April 22nd, 2017. Photograph: Presidential Palace/Handout/Reuters

President Ashraf Ghani declared a national day of mourning in Afghanistan after scores of soldiers were killed by Taliban fighters disguised as fello(...)

A GBU-43  MOAB: The  weapon fired   on Thursday targeted a network of caves and tunnels used by Islamic State in the mountainous eastern province of Nangarhar near the border with Pakistan. Photograph: EPA/Department of Defense

Thursday’s military strike by the United States in Afghanistan killed 36 Islamic State fighters, the Afghan defence ministry has said, as America’s to(...)

 An undated file photo released by the North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), the state news agency of North Korea, shows an ‘underwater test-fire of strategic submarine ballistic missile’ conducted at an undisclosed location in North Korea. According to media reports quoting a spokesman of the South Korean defense ministry, North Korea has test-fired several missiles in a suspected failed test on Wednesday. Photograph: EPA

North Korea test-fired a missile launch from its Wonsan air base on the east coast on Wednesday, but it failed almost immediately, South Korean and US(...)

The Louvre museum in Paris following an attack on Friday in which an armed man was shot by a soldier. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

1. Louvre attack: Soldier shoots man armed with machete A man armed with a machete and a knife rushed towards soldiers shouting “Allahu akhbar” in th(...)

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