As India marks 71 years of Independence on August 15, its media is going through a serious crisis with voices of first-rate journalists like Karan Thapar muzzled for questioning the government.
Trump’s Muslim ban complicates the recently signed Australia-US refugee deal – and Australia complicates it further by denying journalists and rights activists entry to the contentious Manus Island detention centre.
The Turkish parliament has approved part of an anti-terror bill that was proposed by the AK Party after lifting the state of emergency in the country.
At least 13 people with albinism have been killed in the last two years, according to the UN. Actual numbers are likely higher. Superstitions or myths about the albinos' magical powers fuel these attacks.
Turkey asks Israel's consul general in Istanbul Yosef Levi Sfari to leave the country "for a while" after at least 62 Palestinians were killed and thousands wounded by Israeli fire during protests on Monday.
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has long been linked with the Gupta brothers. But who are these brothers that have allegedly wielded corrupt influence over the country's president?
Bread prices more than doubled this week as flour manufacturers raised prices amid dwindling wheat supplies after the government decided to stop importing grain and allowed private companies to do so.
The Muslim-majority Balkan country had to pull a balancing act in the UN General Assembly session because of a complex system of governance, which gives equal voice to Bosnians, Serbs and Croats in foreign policy matters.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says on Sunday that Turkey aims to open an embassy in East Jerusalem, after the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit's call for the recognition of it as the capital of Palestine.
Turkey says it will counter the US decision on Jerusalem at the United Nations and start initiatives to increase the number of states who recognise the state of Palestine.
It was the largest number of executions in Iraq on a single day since September 25 when 42 people were put to death in the same prison.
"Whether it's a fraud, whether it's a bubble, whether it's legitimate ... you will be able to express all of those thoughts in a transparent marketplace," said Ed Tilly, chief of the Cboe which launched Bitcoin futures on Sunday.
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