Governance

Tunisia parliament meets to approve new coalition gov’t

February 26, 2020

Tunisia’s parliament convened on Wednesday to approve Prime Minister-designate Elyes Fakhfakh’s new coalition government.The session is attended by 180 lawmakers of the 217-member parliament.Tunisia is passing through a new democratic test amid a turb…

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‘Turkey will never compromise on Sochi deal for Syria

February 26, 2020

Turkey will never compromise on the Sochi deal on embattled Idlib Syria and it expects the deal to be implemented said the country’s president on Wednesday.Speaking to reporters while returning from Azerbaijan Recep Tayyip Erdogan said We want whateve…

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Coronavirus: Cases in South Korea jump past 1100

February 26, 2020

Cases of the deadly coronavirus are spreading faster in South Korea as the number jumped past 1100 on Wednesday local media reported.The people infected include a U.S. soldier posted in the country Yonhap news reported.Koreas Center for Disease Contro…

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ANALYSIS – Millenarianist vision in Europe being shaped by radical right Islamophobia

February 26, 2020

Europe started the third week of February full of concerns. Coronavirus topped headlines as expected but issues such as anti-foreigner sentiment and the radical right also made their mark.According to Monday’s newspapers a radical right-wing terrorist…

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Stephen Curry set to rejoin Warriors lineup: Report

February 26, 2020

In his first appearance since last October six-time NBA All-Star Stephen Curry will reportedly rejoin the Golden State Warriors on the court next Sunday.Warriors star Stephen Curry will return to the Golden State lineup on Sunday against the Wizards s…

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Turkey arrests 9 Daesh/ISIS terror suspects

February 26, 2020

At least nine foreign nationals were arrested in Turkey’s capital Ankara on Wednesday over their suspected links to the terrorist group Daesh/ISIS according to police sources.Prosecutors issued arrest warrants for 10 foreign nationals allegedly in con…

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Ethiopia releases 63 prisoners ahead of elections

February 26, 2020

The Ethiopian government has released 63 prisoners amid pressure by ethnic-based groups ahead of elections this year.Zinabu Tunu the attorney general’s spokesman told reporters on Tuesday that the suspects were involved in high profile corruption misd…

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PROFILE – Hosni Mubarak: Egypt’s longest-serving president

February 26, 2020

Egypts former President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak died Tuesday at age 91 following years of illness.Born on May 4 1928 Mubarak took office in October 1981 succeeding late President Mohamed Anwar Sadat.After becoming a pilot in the Egyptian Air Force in Ar…

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