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Northern Cyprus looks to Ankara as Turkish lira's woes bite

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 5:31pm
Island's Turkish part operates in lira but many items are priced in foreign currency leaving it exposed to fluctuations.

Gaza protests: All the latest updates

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 4:12pm
Since protests began on March 30, Israeli forces have killed at least 166 Palestinians in the besieged coastal enclave.

Mali re-elects Ibrahim Boubacar Keita: What you should know

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 4:05pm
Mali's incumbent president has been decisively re-elected, but main opposition leader Soumaila Cisse alleges fraud.

Turkey court rejects US pastor Andrew Brunson release appeal

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 3:03pm
Court in Izmir says clergyman, who is held on espionage and terror-related charges, will stay under house arrest.

How safe are Italy's roads and bridges?

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 2:49pm
A major bridge in Genoa collapsed on Tuesday, killing at least 38 people.

WHO expects more DRC Ebola cases as violence hampers aid efforts

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 2:17pm
Seventy-eight cases recorded in latest Ebola outbreak, causing 44 deaths, health officials say.

Germany reaches deal with Greece to return asylum seekers

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 1:56pm
The agreement relates to people who applied for asylum in Greece before moving on to Germany.

Israeli forces shut down Al-Aqsa Mosque compound

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 1:44pm
Closure comes after police say they shot dead Palestinian who tried to stab group of Israeli police officers.

Six NYC taxi drivers have committed suicide since November

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 1:06pm
For-hire drivers hope new cap on ride-sharing apps will help relieve financial pressure that some say is now unbearable.

India's Kerala state devastated by worst flood in a century

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 12:09pm
Death toll from floods in southern state of Kerala jumps to hundreds, with more than 220,000 forced from their homes.

People evacuated from rooftops as Kerala floods kill hundreds

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 11:49am
Stranded people moved to 1,200 camps as heavy rains kill 164, pushing overall death toll during monsoon season to 324.

UN human rights committee asks Brazil to let Lula run in election

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 11:41am
UN body says imprisoned former president cannot be disqualified from poll because his legal appeals are still ongoing.

Imran Khan, 'new Pakistan' and the diaspora dilemma

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 10:53am
Expatriates pin high hopes on prime minister-elect, as new government urges overseas nationals to invest in the country.

My take on Jeremy Corbyn's apology

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 10:37am
In Palestine, we hope the Labour leader will stand his ground and continue to give a voice to our struggle for justice.

Imran Khan elected as Pakistan's prime minister

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 10:17am
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief, who will take oath of office on Saturday, promises an era of 'accountability'.

Is Turkey really looking for alternatives to the West?

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 9:31am
Ankara is not interested in replacing its traditional partnerships, it wants to teach Washington a lesson.

Pakistan: Who is Imran Khan?

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 8:34am
From international cricket star to Pakistan’s prime minister-elect. A look at the life and political rise of Imran Khan.

On China's Muslim crackdown

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 8:29am
Beijing's aggressive Sinification campaign is putting at stake the internal cohesion of Asia's most powerful state.

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani visits Ghazni after Taliban siege

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 8:17am
Ghani visited the city of Ghazni a week after the Taliban launched an assault on the provincial capital.

Malaysia's PM Mahathir Mohamad in China for bilateral talks

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 8:10am
Mahathir Mohamad is in Beijing on his first trip to China since winning May's election.