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Africa Amid wet weather, Zimbabwe’s Mutare sees hike in malaria...

After years in which the disease presented only a limited threat, this city in eastern Zimbabwe is seeing a hike in malaria deaths, with more than 30...

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Middle East Israel unveils details of new underground wall along Gaza...

Eventually stretching some 65 kilometres (41 miles), the concrete wall will be accompanied by motion sensors designed to detect tunnel digging and is...

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Middle East Baby dies amid migrant rescue chaos at sea off Libya

A three-month old baby has died after being picked up by rescuers at sea off Libya, because bad weather and a lack of boats made a medical evacuation...

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The Turkish parliament on Thursday voted in favour of extending a state of emergency imposed shortly after the 2016 coup attempt for a sixth time by...

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Qatar Business Expo Turkey by Qatar opens at DECC

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Qatar Business Qatar Islamic Bank profit grows by 11.6% to QR2.4bn in 2017

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India's top court on Thursday overturned a ban imposed by several states on the release of a Bollywood epic about a mythical Hindu queen.

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