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In pictures: World Economic Forum in Davos

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 1:04 PM

China's President Xi Jinping the leader of the world's second largest economy made the comment at the World Economic Forum, where he is making his first appearance as China seeks to play a greater role in world trade regimes amid rising protectionism in the US and Europe.

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In pictures: Secondhand market in the Yemen capital Sanaa

Monday, 16 January 2017 1:04 PM

The conflict in Yemen which broke out in March 2015 caused the economic situation to deteriorate in a country which had already been struggling financially.

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In pictures: Rehearsal for presidential inauguration held in Washington DC

Monday, 16 January 2017 1:04 PM

On January 20 President-elect Donald Trump with be sworn in as the nation's 45th president.

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In pictures: Gaza electricity crisis

Sunday, 15 January 2017 12:53 PM

Gazans normally receive power in alternating eight-hour cycles, with those able to afford it using private fuel generators for the down times. But for the past two weeks, they have received a maximum of four hours a day from the state energy supply.

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In pictures: Migrants struggle in Europe's freezing temperatures

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 12:59 PM

People living in tents, without hot water or heating, including women, children and handicapped people,' said Apostolos Veizis from the charity Doctors Without Borders.

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In pictures: Daily life in the capital Damascus

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 1:06 PM

Life in the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern outskirts of the capital Damascus,

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In pictures: Lute workshop in the old city of the Syrian capital Damascus

Thursday, 5 January 2017 12:32 PM

The lute, known in Arabic as Oud, is made at Antoun al-Tawil's shop in the old city of the Syrian capital Damascus

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In pictures: Damascus water crisis

Wednesday, 4 January 2017 12:22 PM

The regime of President Bashar al-Assad is trying to seize control of the region which supplies the main drinking water for four million inhabitants of the capital and surrounding areas.

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In pictures: Omanis cast their ballot for municipal elections

Monday, 26 December 2016 11:31 AM

More than 620,000 voters were registered to take part in Sunday's polls, which will select councillors for 11 municipalities including the capital Muscat.

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In pictures: Tourists visit Egypt's famous Giza Pyramids after recent attacks

Monday, 19 December 2016 11:49 AM

Egypt's tourism industry has been hit hard since the 2011 Arab Spring and continued terrorist attacks throughout the country.

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In pictures: US Secretary of State John Kerry visits Saudi Arabia

Monday, 19 December 2016 11:48 AM

Kerry also in talks with Saudi of Foreign Affairs Adel Al Jubeir and other Gulf Arab foreign ministers during a meeting of the Quartet on the situation in Yemen.

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In pictures: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson visits Saudi Arabia

Monday, 12 December 2016 1:03 PM

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson reiterated Britain's close ties to Saudi Arabia on a visit on Sunday and said candour was also important, days after making comments widely seen as critical of the conservative Gulf Arab country.

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In pictures: British Prime Minister Theresa May attends the 37th annual GCC summit

Thursday, 8 December 2016 12:48 PM

Prime Minister May is meeting Gulf leaders during the annual two-day Gulf Cooperation Council where she has discussed regional issues including the situations in Yemen and Syria and the perceived regional threat posed by Iran.

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In pictures: 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit kicks off in Bahrain

Wednesday, 7 December 2016 12:49 PM

British Prime Minister Theresa May was to join Gulf Arab leaders at the summit in Bahrain for talks on trade after Britain's exit from the European Union.

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In pictures: British PM Theresa May to attend the 37th annual GCC summit

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 1:02 PM

May, who arrived in Bahrain on Monday night, is the first British leader to attend the annual meeting of the GCC.


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