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Qatar

Turkey and Qatar: Behind the strategic alliance

Qatar's investment in Turkey exceeds $20bn, the second highest by any country.

Turkey and Qatar: Behind the strategic alliance

Turkey

Albayrak: Turkey to emerge 'stronger' from lira crisis

Turkish finance minister rules out IMF assistance and capital controls in address to international investors.

Berat Albayrak: Turkey to emerge 'stronger' from currency crisis

United States

Aretha Franklin, the 'Queen of Soul', dies at age 76

The 'Queen of Soul' and first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame passed away from pancreatic cancer.

Europe

Genoa bridge collapse: hundreds ordered to evacuate

While rescuers continued to dig for survivors in the wreckage of Genoa's Morandi bridge, hundreds of people displaced by the disaster are wondering if and when they will be able to return to their homes.

Islamophobia

Two UK mosques attacked with catapults

The mosques were hit with large metal balls fired from heavy duty catapults, breaking several windows.

Birmingham mosques attacked with catapults during evening prayers

India

Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies

The 93-year-old, who led India three times, had been hospitalised since June with a kidney infection and chest problems.

Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC issues global arrest warrant for Moise Katumbi

The move against the self-exiled politician comes ahead of the presidential election he sought to register for.

DRC issues global arrest warrant for opposition leader Katumbi

Middle East

Yemen war: A devastating toll for children

As the conflict in Yemen continues unabated, the situation worsens, causing the list of malnourished children to increase daily.

Italy

Italy bridge: 'State of deterioration was notorious'

Experts say lightning strike 'highly unlikely' to have caused Genoa bridge disaster as state of emergency is announced.

Afghanistan

'She went to school to learn but left in blood-soaked clothes'

At least 34 people were killed in Thursday's suicide attack by ISIL in Kabul, and most of them were students.

'She went to school to learn but left in blood-soaked clothes'

Turkey

Turkey 'ready to talk about everything' with US to solve disputes

Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu adopts conciliatory tone but warns Ankara will accept 'no threatening, no dictating'.

Turkey 'ready to talk about everything' with US to solve disputes

Maldives

HRW: Crackdown threatens coming elections in Maldives

Activists, journalists and Supreme Court justices have been targeted with intimidation and arrest by the government.

HRW: Maldives election under threat amid crackdown on dissent