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Pope Francis urges talks to resolve dispute over Ethiopia’s Blue Nile dam

Pope Francis has urged Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to continue talks to resolve their years-long dispute over a massive dam Ethiopia is building on...

Talks to resume in bid to resolve row over Ethiopia’s Nile river dam

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia said talks would continue later this week to resolve their dispute over a Nile dam Ethiopia is constructing, even as...

Egypt to reopen tourist destinations less hard-hit by coronavirus

Egypt will reopen select tourist destinations to international charter flights starting July 1, allowing travellers from around the world to return to parts of...

Egyptian government seeks to do away with popular tuk-tuks

Egypt’s government is taking its most ambitious stand yet against motorised rickshaws known as tuk-tuks, which have ruled the streets of Cairo’s slums for...

Harry and Meghan on impromptu walkabout in historic Cape Town neighbourhood

There were hugs and presents for Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle when they embarked on an impromptu walkabout in Cape Town’s historic District...

Rare protests in Egypt calling for president to step down

Rare, anti-government protests have broken out in Egypt calling on President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to step down. The former army general has overseen an unprecedented political...

Former Egypt president Mohammed Morsi dies following collapse in court session

Egypt's ousted president Mohammed Morsi has collapsed during a court session and died, according to state TV. The 67-year-old was attending a session in his...

Israeli scientists brew beer with revived ancient yeasts

Israeli researchers have raised a glass to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels –...

Seventeen injured as tourist bus hit by bomb near Egypt’s Giza Pyramids

A roadside bomb has hit a tourist bus near the Giza Pyramids, Egyptian officials have said. The blast on Sunday wounded at least 17 people,...

Egyptian tourist province to ban single-use plastics

An Egyptian province on the Red Sea is to impose a ban on disposable plastics, prohibiting everything from single-use straws to plastic bags in...

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Saudi Arabia unveils health measures that will allow pilgrims to visit Mecca

Saudi Arabia has released new details on how it plans to gradually allow Muslims back to Islam’s holiest site in Mecca to perform the...

Plaque symbolising Thai democracy removed in less than a day

A plaque symbolising Thailand’s transition to democracy has been removed less than 24 hours after it was installed by anti-government demonstrators in a historic...

Counsellors and psychologists vital for Covid-19 rehab, says expert

Counsellors and psychologists are an important part of coronavirus rehabilitation as people suffer from long-term effects of Covid-19, an expert has said. Patients who have...

Woman arrested over White House poison attempt

A woman suspected of sending an envelope containing the poison ricin, which was addressed to White House, has been arrested at New York-Canada border,...

Covid-19 vaccine could be available to some before the end of the year says UK scientific adviser

Small amounts of a coronavirus vaccine could be made available to certain groups of people before the end of the year, according to the...
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