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Israeli forces routinely enter the occupied West Bank to detain Palestinians, normally under the pretext of 'security'.

A presidential order appointed Mohamed Khair al-Zubair, an ex-minister of state for finance who already served as central bank governor between 2011 and 2013.

Sudan swears in new 21-member cabinet

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Sudan swears in new 21-member cabinet

The new, slimmer cabinet was sworn in on Saturday and will reportedly focus on addressing Sudan's faltering economy.

Sudan's newly-appointed finance minister rejects post: SUNA

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Sudan's newly-appointed finance minister rejects post: SUNA

Abdullah Hamduk, who was the former executive secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, passed on the finance minister on ...

Sudan ruling party reveals new, smaller cabinet

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Sudan ruling party reveals new, smaller cabinet

Sudan has unveiled a new 21-member cabinet just days after President Omar al-Bashir sacked the previous government.

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Pakistan face arch-rivals India in football clash

After three years without international football due to terrorism and politics, Pakistan's national team has brought some pride to their country and fans.

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John Bolton's ICC condemnation blazes trail for world's despots

Comment: John Bolton's opposition to the International Criminal Court puts him in the same camp as some of the world's worst war criminals, ...

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Bashir to sack Sudan cabinet as economic crisis grows

President Omar al-Bashir is replacing his entire cabinet as economic crisis escalates in Sudan.

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Sudan's Bashir appoints minister decades after executing his father

Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir has sworn in new a minister - nearly three decades he ordered the execution of his father for plotting ...

Sudan ruling party chooses <em>Bashir</em> for third term candidacy

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Sudan ruling party chooses Bashir for third term candidacy

Sudan's ruling party has announced it has chosen President Omar al-Bashir to run for a third elected term in 2020, despite the ...

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Is India copying Israel in Kashmir?

Only Kashmiris may own property in Muslim-majority Kashmir, but a legal bid backed by a radical right-wing Hindu nationalist group threatens the ...

Five Egyptian troops held hostage in Libya freed

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Five Egyptian troops held hostage in Libya freed

Egyptian soldiers who were abducted in Libya have been freed in an operation was carried out by Sudanese and Egyptian intelligence agencies.

Sudan expats rise up against Khartoum corruption

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Sudan expats rise up against Khartoum corruption

Sudanese protesters have banded together online and offline to protest corruption in their country.

Deaths and destruction in Kabul airport blast

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Deaths and destruction in Kabul airport blast

A blast near Kabul's airport left ten dead or wounded as Uzbek leader and Afghani Vice President Dostum returned after more than a year in exile.

Kabul airport blast as brutal Uzbek leader Dostum returns

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Kabul airport blast as brutal Uzbek leader Dostum returns

A blast was heard as Uzbek leader and Afghani Vice President Dostum returned after more than a year in exile.

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South Sudan power-sharing deal delayed over differences

Sudan has announced the signing of a "preliminary" power-sharing deal between South Sudan's foes has been postponed as the warring factions have yet to fully agree on the draft.

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Sudan extends ceasefires until end of year

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has extended until the end of this year a unilateral ceasefire in the regions of Darfur, Blue Nile and ...

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Pakistani politician among victims killed in suicide bombing

A prominent local politician was among the victims in an attack that targeted a campaign event organised in the city of Peshawar by the Awami ...

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Erdogan sworn in for new term with reinforced powers

Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in for a second term, bolstered with greater powers and authority.

South Sudan war rivals strike power-sharing deal

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South Sudan war rivals strike power-sharing deal

Rebel leader Riek Machar on Saturday agreed to rejoin the government of President Salva Kiir as first vice president.

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Sudan opposition party leader denied entry to Egypt

The National Ummah Party says that leader Sadiq al-Mahdi was stopped on Saturday at Cairo Airport, on his way back from attending a Sudanese ...

South Sudan rivals agree 'permanent' ceasefire

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South Sudan rivals agree 'permanent' ceasefire

The Khartoum Declaration, for a ceasefire in South Sudan, will take effect within the next 72 hours, raising hopes for an end to one of Africa's ...

Women in Kashmir left blind by India's counter-insurgency crackdown

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Women in Kashmir left blind by India's counter-insurgency crackdown

In-depth: Indian troops' brutal use of pellet shotguns against Kashmiri protesters has left thousands partially or fully blinded, including ...

Parents of Sudanese teen facing death penalty speak out

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Parents of Sudanese teen facing death penalty speak out

The parents of a Sudanese teenager facing death penalty for killing her husband, who she accuses of rape, have spoken for the first time about ...

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