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Vietnam woos smartphone makers

Tuesday, 3 March 2015 12:39 PM

Vietnam is becoming an increasingly attractive alternative for companies that find it expensive to do business in China. Tax incentives and a cheaper workforce have helped make it a global hub for smartphone makers.

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Iran and Yemen sign aviation deal

Tuesday, 3 March 2015 12:39 PM

Iranian airline Mahan landed its first plane at Sanaa airport in Yemen on Sunday after the two countries signed a civil aviation deal allowing up to 14 flights a week in both directions.

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EU officials set sights on new drone directive

Tuesday, 3 March 2015 12:38 PM

EU officials want to set up a legal framework to govern the use of drones, amid safety and security concerns.

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Palestinians about Banksy's work in Gaza

Sunday, 1 March 2015 1:00 PM

British graffiti artist and political activist Banksy has turned his attention to the streets and walls of Gaza. Banksy wants to highlight the plight of the nearly two million Palestinian people confined there. While his work bemuses some Palestinians in Gaza, others see a political message.

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China tightens internet restrictions on its citizens

Sunday, 1 March 2015 1:00 PM

China's government says that from Sunday it will ban internet and social media accounts that are not registered in the users real name.

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India to review food subsidy programme

Sunday, 1 March 2015 1:00 PM

India's parliament is expected to review a massive food subsidy programme, which provides aid to hundreds of millions of people.The northern state of Punjab is one of India's food baskets, producing huge volumes of wheat and rice that feed the scheme.

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UNESCO says IS museum attack "appalling"

Sunday, 1 March 2015 1:00 PM

The United Nations body that protects world heritage sites says a recent Islamic State attack on an Iraqi antiquities museum was "appalling" and designed to threaten regional stability.

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Italy urges recognition of Palestinian state

Sunday, 1 March 2015 1:00 PM

Italian MPs have backed a non-binding resolution that urges the government to recognise Palestine as a state.

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Six months after war, Gaza still in ruins

Thursday, 26 February 2015 12:26 PM

Six months after the 50-day Gaza war, many areas of the small strip are still in ruins. While the United Nations has raised billions of dollars to help families rebuild, many Palestinians say they've received nothing but broken promises.

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Greece reforms approved as tough negotiations lie ahead

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 12:51 PM

Greece has been given the greenlight as the Eurogroup approved Athens' reform plans, taking it a step closer to securing a four-month loan extension.

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Gunmen kidnap Frenchwoman and Yemeni driver in Sanaa

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 12:51 PM

Gunmen kidnap a Frenchwoman and her Yemeni driver in Yemen's capital as she was on her way to work.

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Abu Dhabi hosting massive defence exhibition

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 1:02 PM

One of the world's biggest defence exhibitions, IDEX, hosted in Abu Dhabi, features the latest military technologies in air, land and sea.

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US jury orders PLO to pay $218 million

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 1:02 PM

The PLO and Palestinian Authority are ordered to pay over $218 million to ten families for providing material support to terrorists in Jerusalem attacks over a decade ago.

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Counting the cost: Afghanistan's war economy

Monday, 23 February 2015 12:50 PM

We look at where the future of the mineral-rich nation lies as it recovers from decades of war.

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Afghans in Pakistan exodus

Thursday, 19 February 2015 1:04 PM

Thousands of Afghan immigrants are being ordered to leave Pakistan in a crackdown on suspected militants.


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