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Turkey to deploy forces in the Gulf of Aden

As Turkey expands its geopolitical and economic presence in the Middle East and East Africa, Turkish parliament has approved deployment of its forces in...

Russian passenger plane crashes near Moscow; 71 dead

MOSCOW - A Russian passenger plane crashed near Moscow soon after take-off on Sunday, killing all 71 people on board, and investigators said they...

Ethiopian workers ‘beaten and robbed’ by Saudi police

A group of undocumented Ethiopian workers have said they were subject to serious abuses by Saudi police before they were expelled, including physical and...

Minnesota Prosecutor: Shooting Investigation Needs Time

Minneapolis’ top prosecutor on Thursday said more investigation is needed before he decides whether to charge a police officer in the fatal shooting of...

China closes more than 13,000 websites in past three years

BEIJING, Dec 24 (Reuters) - China has closed more than 13,000 websites since the beginning of 2015 for breaking the law or other rules...

Egypt FM to head to Ethiopia after Nile dam talks stall

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will visit Addis Ababa next week for talks with his Ethiopian counterpart, a foreign ministry spokesman...

Will Mnangagwa deliver on promise to tackle corruption?

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe - On November 24, Emmerson Mnangagwa arrived in Harare's main sports stadium to the cheers of tens of thousands of enthusiastic supporters. Moments...

‘Peace Diamond’ fetches $6.5m for Sierra Leone at New York auction

New York City, US - The diamond sat in a secure room in an office, waiting to be sold to the highest bidder and...

Woman disfigured her lover’s face with acid to disguise him as her murdered husband

Police in southern India have arrested a 34-year old woman for allegedly murdering her husband in collusion with her boyfriend who she then tried...

Qatar Agrees £5Bn Deal For 24 Typhoon Fighter Jets From UK

Defence giant BAE Systems has announced a contract valued at £5 billion to supply 24 Typhoon aircraft to Qatar, safeguarding thousands of UK jobs. The...