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A cabinet of kleptocracy in Sisi's pseudo-parliament

23 April, 2018

Comment: In Egypt's recent election Sisi was simply re-anointed as president without any fuss, but the ghosts of the revolution will persist, writes Sam Hamad.

G7 united against Russia's 'maligned behaviour'

23 April, 2018

The G7's foreign ministers conference in Canada on Sunday slammed Russia's maligned behaviour across the world, noting its aggression in Syria, Ukraine and elsewhere.

Greece slams Turkish leader's 'unacceptable' soldier swap proposal

23 April, 2018

Turkey's President Erdogan suggested exchanging two Greek soldiers for eight Turkish servicemen who fled after the 2016 coup attempt.

G7 present common front against Russia's 'malign activities'

23 April, 2018

Fears about President Donald Trump's plans for the Iran nuclear deal remained prominent as G7 foreign ministers attempted to show a united front against Russia in Toronto.

Suicide attack on Kabul voter registration centre kills 57

23 April, 2018

Dozens were killed in an IS suicide attack in Kabul, as Afghanistan prepares for legislative elections.

Turkish opposition leader says Erdogan will lose election

22 April, 2018

The Republican People's Party, Turkey's main opposition group, garnered only about a quarter of the vote in the 2015 elections.

Dozens killed in IS suicide attack in Kabul

22 April, 2018

An IS suicide bomber targeted a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital.

Turkey taking 'huge strides' away from European Union

18 April, 2018

The European Commission said "serious shortcomings" on democracy and the rule of law remained, in its latest report on Ankara's long-stalled bid to join the union.

Demonstrations across Turkey demand end to state of emergency

16 April, 2018

Supporters of Turkey's main opposition party have staged sit-ins across the country to protest President Erdogan's renewal of the state of emergency for seventh time.

Pakistani rights stifled by intolerance and extremism: watchdog

16 April, 2018

An independent rights watchdog has criticised Pakistan's human rights record, saying more must be done to progress.

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