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Togo announces referendum, legislative election dates

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 2:45pm
Local elections and a constitutional referendum will be held on December 16 while legislative polls are four days later.

Greece to ease overcrowding in Lesbos refugee camp

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 2:25pm
Rights groups have criticised abysmal conditions at the camp that is housing three times its capacity.

Amnesty: Violence in Cameroon's anglophone regions escalates

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 2:14pm
Rights group says it has authenticated a video showing separatists with the decapitated head of a policeman.

Camp David created Oslo, which killed the Palestinian struggle

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 1:50pm
After Camp David and Oslo, the Palestinians are left with a political elite that no longer stands for their struggle.

German spymaster ousted after far-right attacks row, but promoted

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 12:46pm
Government removes domestic spy chief after comments on far-right violence, but transfers him to a more senior role.

Meet Yusaku Maezawa, first SpaceX moon tourist

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 12:42pm
The first private passenger on a commercial trip around the moon will be Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa.

Ethiopia and Eritrea's second rapprochement

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 12:27pm
Ethiopia and Eritrea should not repeat the mistakes of the 1990s, when a period of rapprochement ended in war.

Exclusive: US police 'using Tiger Text app to conceal evidence'

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 11:51am
Long Beach police accused of using self-deleting messaging software to avoid disclosing incriminating evidence.

Amid poll restrictions, Eswatini activists hope for change

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 11:18am
Country formerly known as Swaziland set to hold elections but democracy activists question fairness of poll system.

South Africa's top court legalises private use of cannabis

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 11:12am
The Constitutional Court has ordered the parliament to draft new laws within 24 months to reflect the order.

Dominic Ongwen ICC trial: Child victim or war criminal?

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 10:43am
Defence lawyers for former Ugandan warlord Dominic Ongwen, on trial for war crimes at The Hague are presenting him as a victim of the LRA's crimes, not their architect.

UK should not favour EU workers after Brexit, report says

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 9:49am
Independent report says British government should favour high-skilled workers over low-skilled ones after Brexit.

China promises to retaliate against latest US tariffs

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 9:28am
In an intensifying trade war, China says it will retaliate after the US announced its biggest tariffs yet on imports from China.

As Ashoura nears, Shia neighbourhood on alert after ISIL attacks

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 9:00am
Residents call to self-arm after ISIL assault on wrestling gym in Dasht-e Barchi, the latest in a string of attacks.

Turkey: Civilians to stay in Idlib, 'terrorists' to be removed

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 7:32am
Turkish foreign minister says borders of Syrian rebel-held province will be protected under deal signed with Russia.

Russia: Syrian missiles shot down Russian aircraft in crossfire

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 7:19am
Moscow says its plane was caught in Syrian crossfire after Israeli jets used it for cover during attacks in Syria.

Trump and the Palestinians: A timeline

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 6:39am
From Jerusalem's recognition as Israeli capital to closure of PLO mission, a list of US moves since Trump took office.

Nargis, the Pakistani Hazara making strides in karate

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 6:30am
Teen karateka from Quetta overcomes security threats and ethnic persecution to make history at the Asian Games.

Two Palestinians killed in Israeli air attack in Gaza

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 6:17am
The two Palestinians in Gaza were accused by Israel of planting a 'suspicious device' on the fence.

'Shameful': US slashes number of refugees it will admit to 30,000

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 - 9:05pm
US to cap number of refugees allowed into country to a record low of 30,000 in 2019, down from 45,000 limit this year.