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Cracks down on video-making in Malaysia, opposition says its attack on...

Malaysia's communications minister says all film-makers require a government licence to make videos, including those broadcast on social media. Malaysian minister has declared that all...

Boris Johnson says UK was not influenced by Russia in Brexit...

Boris Johnson has rejected any suggestion that Britain’s vote to leave the European Union had been influenced by Russian interference. A day after a report...

Erdogan party moves to tighten grip on social media giants

Erdogan ruling party draft legislation would make social media giants with more than 1 million users in Turkey more accountable to government. The Turkish president's...

Egypt’s parliament authorises troop deployment to Libya in a closed-door session

Egypt's parliament packed with supporters of President Sisi, approved plans to send troops to "defend Egyptian national security". Move comes as Libya gov't and Turkey...

Ukraine parliament names central bank chief after controversial resignation

Ukraine parliament has approved the appointment of Kyrylo Shevchenko amid concerns over the central bank's independence after controversial resignation. Ukraine's parliament has appointed a new...

President Sisi says his country won’t stand idle in Libya

President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi says Egypt will not stand idle in the face of any direct threat to Egyptian and Libyan security. Earlier lawmakers allied to...

Elyes Fakhfakh to reshuffle cabinet as row with Ennahdha deepens

Elyes Fakhfakh has decided to reshuffle cabinet as Ennahdha calls for consultations to appoint a new prime minister saying coalition had lost credibility. Tunisian Prime...

DRC Justice Minister Celestin Tunda resigns after dispute

DRC Justice Minister Celestin Tunda tenders resignation after a dispute with President Felix Tshisekedi over judicial reform proposals. The Democratic Republic of the Congo's Justice...

Moscow arrested space chief’s aide on treason charges

Moscow law and enforcement agencies arrested former journalist and space chief's aide accused of passing military secrets to an unnamed NATO power. Russian security forces...

Ennahda Movement to reevaluate stance on Fakhfakh’s government

Ennahda Movement decided to reevaluate stance on Fakhfakh's government as opposition demanding Prime Minister to resign over alleged conflict of interest. Ennahdha, the biggest party...

King Hamad ratifies law on GCC nationals’ property ownership

King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain ratified and issued a law amending a 1999 law allowing nationals of the GCC to own...

Austria receives reports of Croatian police brutality against migrants

Austria's parliament received over more than 1,600-page report, documenting Croatian border police brutality against irregular migrants. A Bosnian volunteer has handed over more than 1,600...

Mahathir Mohamad backs new candidate for prime minister

Mahathir Mohamad former Malaysian prime minister has thrown his support behind chief minister of Borneon state of Sabah as candidate to lead the country. Mahathir...

French territory to vote on independence from France on October 4

French Pacific island territory of New Caledonia will hold a referendum on independence from France on October 4, a month later than originally planned. The...

Kosovo’s President along with nine others indicted for war crimes

Kosovo's President and nine others were indicted by a court investigating war crimes committed during and after Kosovo's independence war with Serbia. Court probing crimes...

Official who took $3.2m bribe from Bangladeshi MP in Kuwait wanted

Kuwait’s Public Prosecution is continuing its marathon investigation into the case of the Bangladeshi MP,taken into custody on charges of human trafficking. A source familiar...

German federal prosecutors accuse Russia in murder of former Chechen rebel

German federal prosecutors have accused Russia of ordering murder of former Chechen rebel Tornike K. in Berlin,which strained diplomatic ties. German prosecutors accused Russia on...

Kuwaiti lawmaker demands replacing expats in parliament jobs

Kuwaiti lawmaker proposed replacing expatriates in jobs at parliament amid a stepped-up campaign in country to curb the numbers of foreigners. Foreigners account for nearly...

Far-right demonstrators clash with London Police

Far-right and anti-racism protesters rallied in London, despite strict police restrictions and warnings to stay home to contain the coronavirus. Demonstrations have been taking place...

Nepal approves new map as dispute with India escalates

Nepal Parliament approved new map as dispute escalates while India rejected it, calling it a 'unilateral act' that is not based on historical facts. The...

Kathmandu calls for border talks with Delhi as dispute deepens

Kathmandu and Delhi dispute began after India's inauguration of a Himalayan road that lies at a three-way junction with Tibet and China. Nepal's foreign minister...

Judge rules to keep five people in jail over Ghosn escape

Judge in Turkey has ruled to keep five suspects in jail at the start of their trial over former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn’s escape. A...
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