Qatar pledges $15B investment in Turkey

Qatar pledges $15B investment in Turkey

The announcement came after Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani held talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
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Turkey raises tariffs on US products

Turkey raises tariffs on US products

Turkey is increasing tariffs on imports of products from the US, including rice, tobacco products, vehicles, alcohol, coal and cosmetics. The rate of increase on some products is high as 140 percent.
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee 1924-2018: Former Indian PM has died aged 93

Atal Bihari Vajpayee 1924-2018: Former Indian PM has died aged 93

Former Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has died, aged 93. Vajpayee was regarded as one of the most accomplished politicians of his time.
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Israeli military clears itself of wrongdoing in 2014 Gaza raid

Israeli military clears itself of wrongdoing in 2014 Gaza raid

Over 100 Palestinians were killed in a 2014 raid by the Israeli military during the 7-week Gaza War, but the Israeli military says no wrongdoing was committed and criminal action isn't required.
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Turkey raises tariffs on US products

Turkey raises tariffs on US products

Turkey is increasing tariffs on imports of products from the US, including rice, tobacco products, vehicles, alcohol, coal and cosmetics. The rate of increase on some products is high as 140 percent.
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Partition: Time to talk about the legacy of empire?

Partition: Time to talk about the legacy of empire?

History isn't always an accurate record of what actually happened. It's said it's mostly written by the victors. So what are British children learning of The Partition of India in 1947 when more than a million died as Pakistan was created?
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Refugees beaten up by Croatian police

Refugees beaten up by Croatian police

Croatian authorities deny the allegations, but this isn't the first time they've been accused of violence towards refugees trying to cross their borders.
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Dozens dead in wave of violence in Afghanistan

Dozens dead in wave of violence in Afghanistan

A suicide bomber killed at least 48 people in Kabul on Wednesday afternoon. Earlier in the day at least 44 were killed in a Taliban attack in Baghlan.
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10 tonnes of mail blocked by Israel

10 tonnes of mail blocked by Israel

Israeli authorities have just released 10 tonnes of mail intended for Palestinians. The parcels from around the world were blocked from entering the occupied West Bank and Gaza from 2010 to and this year.
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Free mobile internet in Cuba

Free mobile internet in Cuba

Cuba is planning to finally bring internet services to its more than 5 million mobile phone users.
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Caspian Sea: a decades-long dispute

Caspian Sea: a decades-long dispute

After more than two decades of negotiations, Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan signed a convention to settle the Caspian Sea dispute.
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India - the good, the bad and the ugly

India - the good, the bad and the ugly

India is a fairly successful democracy. It's a country of 1.3 billion people with 'Unity in diversity' as its strength and multiculturalism as its essence. On its Independence Day, we look at the good, the bad and the ugly that makes India.
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The country with Muslims but no mosque

The country with Muslims but no mosque

Slovakia is one of very few European countries with no mosque, but that's not the only struggle for a Muslim community denied official status. The Slovak parliament made it even more difficult for them to gain recognition.
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Saudi Arabia investing big in tech

Saudi Arabia investing big in tech

The Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund (PIF) currently has $230 billion in assets and has been investing big in technology recently.
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Rising tensions over Trump's trade policy

Rising tensions over Trump's trade policy

The Trump administration's trade policy has been raising tensions between the US and the rest of the world. The IMF warned the US president last month that it could cost the global economy $430 billion.
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Google is tracking your location

Google is tracking your location

An AP investigation found that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store your location data even if you've switched them off.
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Khamenei rejects Trump's offer

Khamenei rejects Trump's offer

The Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei has said in a series of tweets that Iran will not negotiate with the current US administration, rejecting Trump's offer of unconditional talks.
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Several killed in Italy bridge collapse

Several killed in Italy bridge collapse

Witnesses say at least 20 vehicles were on the bridge in Genoa, Italy right before it collapsed. Dozens of people are feared killed.
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Hundreds killed in clashes in Afghanistan

Hundreds killed in clashes in Afghanistan

Hundreds of people were killed in ongoing clashes in Afghanistan since the Taliban launched an attack on Ghazni last week. The Taliban say they still control much of the city.
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Israeli Arabs protest against nation-state law

Israeli Arabs protest against nation-state law

Tens of thousand of protesters rallied in Tel Aviv on Saturday (August 11) against Israel's new law declaring it the nation-state of the Jewish people, legislation that has angered the country's Arab minority and drawn criticism abroad.
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Pakistan's beautiful bus culture

Pakistan's beautiful bus culture

Driving colourfully decorated buses is a passion for some drivers in Pakistan and here's why.
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Trump backs Harley Davidson boycott

Trump backs Harley Davidson boycott

Trump has urged people to boycott Harley Davidson in a tweet after tension between both sides on the steel tariffs Trump imposed, The company is planning to move some of its production overseas to avoid the tariffs.
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The state of Congo

The state of Congo

The DRC is on the verge of a humanitarian crisis. The largest UN peacekeeping force in the world is now in political turmoil. But how did we get here?
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Turkey is implementing its new economy action plan

Turkey is implementing its new economy action plan

Turkey is fighting foreign exchange fluctuations after the US doubled tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Turkey. The country will implement a new economy action plan and its central bank will provide all the liquidity the banks need.
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India's monsoon season kills hundreds

India's monsoon season kills hundreds

Monsoon season has been strengthening in intensity for the past 15 years. As many as 774 people have died in incidents related to floods and rains in seven states.
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Jews and Arabs react to Israel's nation-state law

Jews and Arabs react to Israel's nation-state law

We spoke with Jews and Palestinians in Jerusalem about Israel's controversial nation-state law which grants exclusive rights only to Jews. Here's what they had to say.
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Migrants' tragedy: Family separation at sea

Migrants' tragedy: Family separation at sea

In one of the most dramatic rescue operations carried out by migrant rescue ship, the Aquarius, this year, a mother died leaving two children behind, one was taken to Tunisia and the other to Italy. Watch their story.
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Facebook a tool for migrant trafficking?

Facebook a tool for migrant trafficking?

Organised crime gangs still use Facebook to ferry migrants across borders in exchange for money, according to UK's National Crime Agency.
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UK bus driver tells Muslim woman to remove niqab

UK bus driver tells Muslim woman to remove niqab

A bus driver in Bristol demanded that a Muslim woman remove her niqab after telling her "this world is dangerous"
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Indian politician dressed as Hitler in protest

Indian politician dressed as Hitler in protest

Naramalli Sivaprasad, an Indian politician and award-winning actor, dressed up as Hitler to protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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Tunisian fishermen call the EU to rescue migrants like they did

Tunisian fishermen call the EU to rescue migrants like they did

Tunisian fishermen in the coastal town of Zarzis, have witnessed the tragedy of migrants' death in the Mediterranean for years. They have been rescuing migrants and recovering the dead.
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Indonesia's Lombok hit by another earthquake

Indonesia's Lombok hit by another earthquake

The Indonesian island of Lombok has been hit again by a strong earthquake just as it was recovering from the impact of Sunday's 6.9 magnitude. Over 300 people are believed to be have been killed and many injured
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Saudi-led coalition air strike hits bus in Yemen

Saudi-led coalition air strike hits bus in Yemen

An air strike on a bus in Yemen's Saada province killed at least 29 children, as the Saudi-led coalition faced a growing outcry over the attack.
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Trade Wars: China or the US, who has the greater firepower in a so called trade war?

Trade Wars: China or the US, who has the greater firepower in a so called trade war?

The U.S. imports far more from China than the other way around. Does that mean they can attack harder with tariffs? Or does China have other ways to offset the effects of trade barriers?
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Pregnant woman and child killed in Israeli air strikes

Pregnant woman and child killed in Israeli air strikes

Hamas fired dozens of rockets into Israel and the Israeli military carried out scores of air strikes as fighting near the Gaza-Israel border intensified overnight into Thursday.
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Bangladesh's history of student protest movements

Bangladesh's history of student protest movements

The recent Bangladesh student protests are much more than road safety. Here's why.
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Argentina Abortion Law: Senate votes against legalising abortion

Argentina Abortion Law: Senate votes against legalising abortion

Argentina's senate has rejected a bill that would have legalised voluntary abortions. The decision has resulted in both celebrations AND protests in the streets of Buenos Aires.
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Yemen's complicated war explained

Yemen's complicated war explained

Yemen has been battling a bloody war for the last 3 years, and still there is no end in sight. The UN's most recent figures said that by 2017 at least 10,000 Yemenis had been killed, even as the bitter conflict continues.
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Art classes in Iraq to reduce smartphone addiction

Art classes in Iraq to reduce smartphone addiction

A fine arts teacher, Sumaya al Baghdadi, designed handicraft ceramic and pottery classes for children in Basra, Iraq to reduce their smartphone usage. Governments around the world have started to take similar measures.
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Boris Johnson's history of gaffes

Boris Johnson's history of gaffes

UK's former foreign secretary wrote on his Telegraph column that burqa-wearing women look like "letter boxes" and bank robbers, and then reportedly stood by his remarks and refused to apologise.
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Why are there two Congos?

Why are there two Congos?

The Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of the Congo share more than just similar name. They both have a long colonial history that continues to haunt them.
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Is Imran Khan China's new friend?

Is Imran Khan China's new friend?

A section of the Chinese media is wasting no time praising Imran Khan after his party's win in Pakistan elections. They are impressed by his politico-economic views and his victory speech.
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Popular Indonesian islands have been struck by deadly earthquakes

Popular Indonesian islands have been struck by deadly earthquakes

Popular Indonesian islands have been struck by deadly earthquakes leaving more than 100 dead and hundreds injured. Authorities say thousands of people have been made homeless.
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US reimposes first round of sanctions against Iran

US reimposes first round of sanctions against Iran

The first phase of US President Trump's economic sanctions against Iran has come into effect beginning August 7. It will affect Iran's automotive sector and its trade in gold and precious metals.
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Largest wildfire in California's history

Largest wildfire in California's history

The Ranch and River fires spreading in Northern California have merged to become the state's largest wildfire in history. The fire has so far burned an area larger than New York City.
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What's happening in Bangladesh?

What's happening in Bangladesh?

In Bangladesh, clashes between the police and protesters are continuing, after two teenagers were killed by a speeding bus last week. Here are 7 things you need to know about it.
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Druze protest in Israel against the country's nation-state law

Druze protest in Israel against the country's nation-state law

A protest was held in Tel Aviv, Israel by tens of thousands of Druze against Israel's nation-state law, which gives Jews exclusive rights in the country.
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Palestinian child prisoners in Israel

Palestinian child prisoners in Israel

Ahed Tamimi was released from the prison. But there are still nearly 300 Palestinian children in Israeli prisons. We explain how they end up there.
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