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Iran’s President and Supreme Leader

Iran’s re-elected president Hassan Rouhani has been sworn in for his second term. Hassan Rouhani is the seventh and current President of Iran, a...

Ethiopia Lifts State of Emergency

Ethiopia’s government has lifted a state of emergency imposed in October after hundreds of people were killed in anti-government protests. Lawmakers in the East African...

Italy Parliament Approves Naval Mission

The Italian parliament has approved a naval mission aimed at boosting the Libyan coastguard in its fight against human traffickers. It would provide technical support...

Kenya’s Presidential Election

General elections were held in Kenya on 8 August 2017 to elect the President, members of Parliament and devolved governments. Incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta was...

Qatar Files Complaint Against Trade Boycott

Qatar has filed a formal complaint with the World Trade Organisation's Dispute Settlement Body against countries that have imposed a blockade on it. Complaint is...

‘Yazidi Genocide’ in News

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, calling itself Islamic State) is recognized by the UN as the perpetrator of a genocide...

Presidential Election in Rwanda

Presidential elections were held in Rwanda on 4 August 2017. The incumbent President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, was re-elected to a third seven-year term...

United Nations Imposes Ban on N.Korea Exports

The United Nations Security Council imposed new sanctions on North Korea over its two recent intercontinental ballistic missile tests in July. The U.S.-drafted resolution bans...

South China Sea Code: Main Features

Foreign ministers of Southeast Asia and China adopted a negotiating framework for a code of conduct in the South China Sea. The framework seeks to...

Qatar Allows Visa-free Entry for Citizens of 80 Countries

Qatar’s Ministry of Interior (MoI), Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) and Qatar Airways announced that Qatar will allow visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries,...

Syria’s Raqqa Battle: Know About it

The Battle of Raqqa is the fifth and final phase of the Raqqa campaign launched by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) against the Islamic...

Crisis in Myanmar’s Rakhine Region

Myanmar government has rejected the rumours that the Government was establishing paramilitary forces in Rakhine State. Because extremists are stepping up terrorist activities in the...