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Zimbabwe: Nurses' strike takes toll on public health service

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 6:08pm
Government orders immediate dismissal of more than 16,000 striking nurses who demand better pay.

Miguel Diaz-Canel set to become Cuba's next president

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 5:29pm
It will be the first time in nearly six decades that the island country will not be led by a Castro.

Pakistan watchdog slams 'grim' state of human rights

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 4:49pm
Human Rights Commission of Pakistan reports rising forced disappearances, rape and attacks on religious minorities.

Why did Erdogan call snap elections in Turkey?

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 4:37pm
The surprise vote call comes amid a state of emergency, economic worries and Turkey's increasing regional involvement.

Catholic cardinal meets Saudi king in historic visit to Riyadh

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 4:23pm
French cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran's visit marks the first official meeting between Saudi ruler and a Catholic official.

OPCW: Fact-finding team still outside Syria's Douma

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 3:52pm
Watchdog says any deployment will have to receive security clearance, a day after UN team comes under fire in Douma.

After girl's rape and killing, fear engulfs Muslim nomads

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 3:43pm
The nomadic relatives of an eight-year-old murdered rape victim say their community has been engulfed by uncertainty.

Saudi Arabia to open first public cinema in 35 years

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 2:41pm
. The Hollywood blockbuster action film 'Black Panther ' is the first movie to be screened at an AMC Entertainment theater in Riyadh. This is all part of the Kingdom's mission to move into an era of social and economic reforms.

Iran to replace US dollar with euro in financial reports

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 2:23pm
Amid currency crisis, switch is aimed at circumvent restrictions on accessing US dollar and prevent market instability.

What's triggering tension between Somalia and the UAE?

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 2:10pm
The United Arab Emirates is ending a military training programme in Somalia and closing a hospital it ran in Mogadishu.

Fears over EU citizens forced to leave UK after Brexit

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 2:08pm
The UK recently wrongfully deported a group of British citizens, stoking fears that it would not hesitate to do the same to EU citizens.

Zimbabwe's first Independence Day without Mugabe

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 12:59pm
Zimbabwe's new President Mnangagwa lit the independence flame this year.

Khalifa Haftar's chief of staff survives assassination attempt

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 12:16pm
Convoy of General Abdel-Razeq Nathouri targeted while travelling from Benghazi to military base in al-Marj.

Turkey's Erdogan calls for snap elections on June 24

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 10:52am
The parliamentary and presidential polls had previously been slated for November 2019.

Boxing fans react to Manny Pacquiao comeback

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 9:53am
Mixed reactions by boxing enthusiasts as Filipino boxer to fight Argentine Lucas Matthysse after a year-long hiatus.

The UK's Windrush generation: What's the scandal about?

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 9:33am
UK Prime Minister Theresa May issues an apology to Caribbean leaders for the treatment of immigrants, but is it enough?

Meet the EU's next member state: Montenegro

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 9:22am
Montenegro is likely to join the EU soon but it will do so under the same political leader it's had since 1991.

Senators doubt benefit of US support for Saudi Arabia in Yemen

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 8:19am
Senators grill Trump administration officials, saying there's an 'alarming absence of strategy' when it comes to Yemen.

Child marriage on the rise among Syrian refugee girls in Jordan

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 7:13am
In 2014, 15 percent of all Syrian marriages in Jordan included a child bride, but now the number has risen to 36 percent.

US wildfires leave two dead in Oklahoma

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 7:09am
Oklahoma state of emergency for 52 of the state's 77 counties because of fires and conditions for more fires to start.