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Kosovo marks decade of independence

Kosovo broke away from Serbia in 1999. It declared independence in 2008 and has been recognised by more than 100 countries. But it is...

KAZAKH NATIONAL BUSINESS ROAD MAP HELPED TO CREATE 17,000 SME JOBS...

ASTANA – More than 17,000 jobs were created last year as part of the Business Roadmap 2020 programme, aimed at supporting small and medium-sized...

Why is Sudan’s Suakin island important for Turkey?

By Ali Topchi: - Turkey is temporarily taking over the island for reconstruction. Suakin is at the crossroads between Aden Gulf and the Red Sea,...

Oxfam’s deputy CEO resigns over Haiti sex abuse scandal

Penny Lawrence's resignation comes after the UK threatened to pull public funding from Oxfam over an alleged cover-up of its staff hiring prostitutes in...

Israeli F-16 fighter jet shot down by Syria fire, says military

An Israeli F-16 fighter jet has been shot down by Syrian military while targeting what it called Iranian sites responsible for launching a drone...

Turkey captures 31 foreign IS suspects in Istanbul

ISTANBUL, Feb. 10 (Xinhua) -- Turkish police on Saturday detained 31 foreigners suspected of links to the Islamic State (IS) in Istanbul, local media...

UN warns of rampant sexual violence in Greek refugee camps

Asylum-seeking women say they don't shower for weeks out of fear of being attacked, while some are forced to live in close quarters with...

UNRWA seeks China’s help in easing financial woes

The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) will seek more funding support from China and other sources while facing its biggest...

Police raid UK flower farm suspected of enslaving 200 migrants

The British government estimates that at least 13,000 people are victims of forced labour, sexual exploitation and domestic servitude - but police say the...

Egypt has allowed Israel to covertly bomb its territory

A report carried by New York Times over the weekend said Israeli forces had carried out more than 100 airstrikes in Egypt targeting Daesh...

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