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Trash crisis in Beirut

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 12:58 PM

Within the "You Stink" mass protests, which began over a nationwide trash collection crisis, protesters occupied the environment ministry in downtown Beirut demanding the minister's resignation.

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IMF chief visits Indonesia

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 12:58 PM

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde is on a multi-day visit to Indonesia where she will speak at the University of Indonesia and meet with officials.

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Al-Sisi visits Singapore

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 12:54 PM

The visit to Singapore of Egyptian President of Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi marks the first presidential visit between the two nations. Al-Sisi will visit Indonesia and China during his Asian tour.

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Clooney's caseload: Amal's roll call of headline-grabbing legal battles

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 12:41 PM

British-Lebanese international lawyer Amal Clooney was the centre of attention at this week’s retrial of Al Jazeera journalists. However, from Wikileaks to Armenian genocide and the Bahrain conflict, even before her marriage to Hollywood actor George Clooney she has always been attracted to high profile, controversial and contentious international cases

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Saudi women - candidates and voters

Monday, 31 August 2015 12:17 PM

Saudi Arabia allowed women to register to stand in local elections, in a historic first for the ultra-conservative Muslim kingdom.

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In pics: Migrant crisis

Thursday, 27 August 2015 12:56 PM

A wave of around 7,000 refugees on their journey to the European Union had been blocked last week when Macedonia declared a state of emergency and closed its borders after being overwhelmed by the huge influx of people, amid Europe's worst migration crisis since World War II.

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Queen Rania on how to fight ISIL

Thursday, 27 August 2015 11:11 AM

Queen Rania said that moderate Muslims were not doing enough to fight against ISIL jihadists and their "diabolical ideology” at the Grand Opening of the Medef Summer Conference on August 26, 2015 in Jouy-en-Josas, near Paris.

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Lebanese protesters clash with riot police following a demonstration, organised by 'You Stink' campaign

Monday, 24 August 2015 11:14 AM

Anger has come to a head over failure to resolve a crisis over garbage disposal

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Britain reopens its embassy in Tehran

Monday, 24 August 2015 11:07 AM

Britain's foreign secretary Philip Hammond reopened his country's embassy in Tehran in a long-awaited step signaling better relations four years after a mob stormed the compound, forcing its closure.

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Afghans mark Independence Day

Thursday, 20 August 2015 12:34 PM

During an event to mark Independence Day at the Ministry of Defence compound in Kabul on August 19, 2014, Afghan President Hamid Karzai appealed for the two men vying to succeed him to end their dispute over election results and save the country from further violence and economic decline.

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Omani foreign minister visits Berlin

Wednesday, 19 August 2015 12:42 PM

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his Omani counterpart Yussef bin Alawi bin Abdulla had a meeting at the foreign ministry in Berlin on August 18, 2015.

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Thousands gather in Dubai stadium for a speech delivered by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Tuesday, 18 August 2015 9:41 AM

During a two-day visit to the UAE, Modi delivered a speech to members of the Indian expatriate community in the UAE at the Dubai Cricket Stadium, on August 17, 2015.

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Kerry opens US embassy in Havana

Sunday, 16 August 2015 11:43 AM

The first American secretary of state to visit Cuba since 1945, Kerry presided over the flag-raising ceremony at the recently reopened U.S. Embassy, a symbolic act after the the two Cold War enemies reestablished diplomatic relations in July.

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Migrant crisis shakes Europe

Tuesday, 11 August 2015 1:09 PM

The EU announced August 10 it has approved 2.4 billion euros ($2.6 billion) to help member states over the next few years cope with the flood of migrants entering the European Union.

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Singapore celebrates National Day 2015

Monday, 10 August 2015 12:39 PM

Singapore celebrated the 50th year of independence on August 9, 2015.


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