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  • The difference between Germany and Turkey is admitting to genocide

    AS German Green Party co-chair Cem Ozdemir put it, there is “never a favourable time to speak about something as dreadful as genocide”...

    Between the slow-motion unravelling of the Turkish-EU refugee deal signed in March, and widespread accusations that Chancellor Angela Merkel has betrayed European values in order to appease an increasingly autocratic President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, relations between the two countries of late have...

  • 'No difference' between men and women in Islam, says Prince Mohammed bin Salman

    Mutual rival Iran will be high on the agenda, but the 32-year-old strongman prince will also be looking to showcase his sweeping changes to Saudi society and an increasingly assertive foreign policy that includes the war in Yemen and an ongoing diplomatic feud with Qatar...

    Prince Mohammed has implemented some reforms on women's rights, loosening clothing restrictions, pushing for greater participation in the workforce, and,...

  • South Sudan get first competitive win, South Africa crash

    CAPE TOWN: Atak Lual’s second-half goal gave South Sudan their first ever competitive victory as the world’s newest nation beat Equatorial Guinea 1-0 in African Cup of Nations qualifying on Saturday...

    South Sudan’s success came three years after they were allowed to play international football, and boosts their chances of an even bigger shock: Qualifying for the continent’s championship in 2017...

  • Story Time: Making a real difference

    Saleha got the second highest marks instead of the first and she wondered why Ms Fareeha cut one whole mark for making the slight mistake of not capitalising ‘P’ of Pakistan...

    Rabia got a detailed note on her paper for using the sheets economically, reducing the width of the margins she drew and making her usually large handwriting a little smaller...

  • I feel honoured and will try to make a difference at ICC: Zaheer

    KARACHI: Former captain Zaheer Abbas has termed his nomination for the presidency of the International Cricket Council (ICC) as a great honour for Pakistan and himself...

    The 67-year-old Zaheer, while talking to Dawn shortly after being nominated by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) following Monday’s announcement of Najam Sethi withdrawing his candidature, described the decision as recognition of his services for the country...

  • Heavy fighting erupts in South Sudan

    JUBA: Heavy fighting broke out on Wednesday in South Sudan’s war-ravaged northeastern town of Malakal, pitting rival factions of government troops against each other, the army and aid workers said...

    The town had already been left in ruins last year after repeatedly swapping hands between rebels and the government...

  • Renewed fighting breaks out across South Sudan capital

    Renewed gunfights broke out across South Sudan's capital Sunday between forces loyal to the president and those of the vice president, officials said Sunday, causing widespread casualties and raising fears that the country is returning to civil war...

    Three helicopter gunships have just come now and bombed our side,” he said...

  • South Sudan president says he doesn’t want more bloodshed

    JUBA: South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir called on arch-rival Riek Machar on Thursday to meet for talks to salvage peace after days of intense gun battles in the capital Juba...

    “I don’t want any more bloodshed in South Sudan,” Kiir said, speaking in public for the first time since fighting erupted on Friday...

  • Obama pushes for peace in South Sudan

    ADDIS ABABA: President Barack Obama launched a personal push for peace in South Sudan on Monday, convening African leaders for urgent talks in neighbouring Ethiopia aimed at keeping the world’s newest nation from collapsing amid civil war...

    “The possibilities of renewed conflict in a region that has been torn by conflict for so long, and has resulted in so many deaths, is something that requires urgent attention from all of us,”...

  • South Sudan army raped then burnt girls alive: UN

    JUBA: South Sudan's army raped then torched girls alive inside their homes during a recent campaign notable for its “new brutality and intensity”, a UN rights report said Tuesday...

    Rights investigators from the UN mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) warned of “widespread human rights abuses” in a report based on 115 victims and eyewitnesses from the northern battleground state of Unity, scene of some of the heaviest recent fighting in...

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