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Who is Jamal Khashoggi?

Jamal Khashoggi is one of the most prominent Saudi and Arab journalists and political commentators of his generation, owing to a career that has spanned nearly 30 years. Born in Read More

Rebels complete heavy arms pullout from Idlib zone

Turkey says a planned buffer zone in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib has been cleared of heavy weapons as part of a deal reached between Moscow and Ankara, but Read More

Nikki Haley resigns as US ambassador to United Nations

US President Donald Trump has accepted Nikki Haley's resignation as US ambassador to the United Nations, saying she would be leaving his administration at the end of the year. In Read More

School girls beaten in India for confronting sexual harassers

Campaigners are calling on India to protect girls in state-run institutions who are at risk of sexual assault and violence after 34 girls were violently attacked by a mob for Read More

Economists Nordhaus, Romer awarded 2018 Nobel Prize

The 2018 Nobel Prize for economics has been awarded to US economists William Nordhaus and Paul Romer for integrating innovation and climate with economic growth. Nordhaus, a professor at Yale Read More

Tsunami death toll tops 800 amid search for survivors

The death toll from an earthquake that prompted a tsunami on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi has risen to 832, the national disaster mitigation agency has said, adding it assessed Read More

EU and Iran agree on new payment system to skirt US sanctions

In a major snub to the United States, the European Union has decided to set up a new mechanism to enable legal trade with Iran without encountering US sanctions.  The Read More

Israel gives Palestinians eight days to leave Khan al-Ahmar

The Israeli government has told Palestinians living in a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank to demolish their homes within the next eight days and leave. The warning on Read More

Idlib assault on hold as Russia, Turkey set up buffer zone

The leaders of Russia and Turkey have agreed to establish a de-militarised zone in Syria's Idlib province, in a move that ostensibly puts on hold a threatened all-out assault by Read More

Five die after shoot-out at Mexico City’s Garibaldi Plaza

Five people have died after a shoot-out at Mexico City's Garibaldi Plaza, a tourist hotspot known for its mariachi bands. On Friday evening, gunmen dressed as mariachi musicians opened fire Read More

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