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Israeli ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres died on Wednesday, some two weeks after suffering a major stroke.
Turkey said that courts have placed 32,000 suspects under arrest on charges of links to a group run by the US-based preacher.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called Wednesday on the Muslim world to unite and punish the Saudi government.
The discovery of sophisticated spyware to infiltrate and remotely take control of iPhones put a spotlight on Israel's surveillance industry.
A dozen young men and women stand before a rock face on the outskirts of Islamabad, they take turns climbing up the limestone.
Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev vowed to send anyone linked to US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen back to Turkey.
Not all jihadists are psychopaths, and not all psychopaths turn violent.
India and Pakistan inched closer Friday to joining a regional security and economic bloc led by Russia and China.
Saudi Arabia expressed confidence that oil prices will keep recovering.
With her arms stretched out and her hands elegantly curved, the young dancer stamps her feet with aplomb, defying prejudice.
Some like creams, others pop pills or buy padded panties. In Ivory Coast where "big is beautiful" bottom enhancers come in all shapes.
Economic concerns and the desire for a sense of purpose and revenge are the major factors pushing young Syrians into the arms of jihadist groups, a study released on Wednesday found.
US President Barack Obama met Gulf leaders in Saudi Arabia to push for increased efforts against the Islamic State group.
Saudi Arabia will take a $10 billion loan from foreign banks to help close the gap in its state finances from collapsed oil revenues.
Oil plunged Monday a day after top producers failed to reach a deal in Doha to cap output.
OPEC warned that the world remains awash with crude ahead of a crunch meeting in Doha to discuss a production freeze to boost the oil price.
Saudi Arabia has stripped its frequently criticised religious police of their powers to arrest, urging them to act "kindly and gently" in enforcing Islamic rules.
The number of adults estimated to be living with diabetes has nearly quadrupled over 35 years: the World Health Organization
Iran's defence minister is certain the UN Security Council will not take any action over its missile tests despite calls from the Western.
A partially built flyover collapsed in India's eastern city of Kolkata. 14 dead, 78 injured, control room set up, helpline number 1070.
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