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More and more people in Russia are being given jail sentences for controversial posts on the internet. Simply questioning the annexation of Crimea is enough to lead to charges. Now, laws have been tightened once again.
Shares in Japanese gaming giant Nintendo have extended their week-long rally as investors ride the coattails of the Pokémon Go craze sweeping across the globe, with an estimated 65 million user already playing the game.
A newly leaked TTIP draft plays into fears that the the free trade deal will force Europe to lower its regulatory standards – sparking renewed worry for climate protection and development of renewable energy.
At the most extreme, some have called police killings of black people and retaliatory shootings of officers a new US civil war. In Dallas, Ines Pohl reports, mourners have tried to find meaning in a wave of violence.
Egyptian parliament demands compensation for Iraq after Chilcot report says Iraq war was based on ‘flawed intelligence’
Germany has finally reformed its outdated law on rape and other forms of sexual assault. “No” finally means “no.” What is legislation like in other countries?
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has resurfaced, and his criticism of the current Iranian president has grown harsher with every speech. There’s even word that Ahmadinejad might try to get his old job back in the 2017 election.
In a fresh report, World Economic Forum researchers have identified a group of seven nations, which are the most efficient globally in unleashing the power of digital innovation. Germany is not among them.
The US has always staunchly advocated Britain’s EU membership. That’s why Brexit supporters who thought that Britain’s leaving the EU wouldn’t affect – or could improve – ties with the US are in for a negative surprise.
Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef was a cardiac surgeon before appearing as a satirist in a popular television show. In a talk with DW, Youssef talks about how social illnesses come in the way of liberation.
After the ouster of the Muslim Brotherhood regime in July 2013, Egypt’s foreign policy was focused on fighting the Brotherhood-affiliated media around the world, as well as addressing the countries that supported them.
Not long ago, Poland was the largest apple exporter in Europe. But since the 2014 retaliatory embargo imposed on some Polish foodstuffs by Russia, exports have plummeted, as Jo Harper reports from Warsaw.
Seven major global banks have settled a lawsuit in the United States accusing them of market manipulation. They were suspect of colluding to rig the daily benchmark for interest rate exchange contracts.
Kerry emphasised distinction between violent and nonviolent dissent in Egypt visit
The US House of Representatives speaker arrived in Cairo to discuss issues of shared interest with Egyptian officials
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has inaugurated a Turkey-sponsored Islamic center built in the style of an Ottoman mosque. Controversial leader fends of charges of authoritarianism, says intolerance on the rise.
The delegation is expected to meet with President Sisi
Despite Egyptian media claims that the Egyptian consulate was negligent, lawyer states the consulate worked to resolve the case
The action was said to follow Tarabin’s release on 10 December
By Sayed Ghoneim The 20th century began with powers scattered between East and West. By the end of World War II and the victory of Western allies and the Soviet Union over the Axis forces, the world became bipolar, divided between the United States and the Soviet Union. Between the two forces, the so-called Cold War …
Al-Sisi, Sobhi met with US Congress delegation to discuss bilateral cooperation
Washington has said that an invitation will be sent to Tehran for upcoming talks on political transition in Syria. Defense Secretary Carter also spoke of US plans to ramp-up its military campaign in Syria
Reports suggest Russia struck civilian targets in northern Homs
Israel, not Egypt, is the cause of Gaza’s woes, says Foreign Ministry
Airstrikes come as Egypt’s relations with Russia improve, but support likely to remain rhetorical
“No room for further procrastination” as Libya peace plan postponed for third time
Amnesty International tells UN not to be “fooled” by Egyptian President’s empty promises