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Turkish PM seeks backing for ‘strong, stable’ Turkey in April vote

Turkish PM seeks backing for ‘strong, stable’ Turkey in April vote

Turkey’s prime minister called on voters yesterday to back a change to the constitution in an April referendum that would greatly strengthen President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s powers, portraying the reform as a vote for stability.

Premier Rutte promises to defend Dutch values

Premier Rutte promises to defend Dutch values

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte hit the campaign trail yesterday, vowing to defend Dutch values as he seeks to drain support from his far-right rival Geert Wilders amid a polarising debate over immigration.

French army grooming eagles to down drones

French army grooming eagles to down drones

Faced with the risk of drones being used to snoop or carry out attacks on French soil, the air force is showing its claws.

‘Ring of fire’ treat for southern skygazers

‘Ring of fire’ treat for southern skygazers

A spectacular “ring of fire” solar eclipse today will regale skygazers in South America and southern Africa, with seafarers in the nearby Atlantic getting a front-row view too, astronomers say.

Police shoot suspect in German car attack

Police shoot suspect in German car attack

A man drove into a crowd standing by a bakery in the southwestern German town of Heidelberg yesterday, injuring three people.

Top media barred from White House briefing

Top media barred from White House briefing

Major US media outlets have condemned as “unacceptable” and an “insult to democratic ideals” a decision by President Donald Trump’s White House to bar several organisations, including CNN and the New York Times, from a daily press briefing.

Five things to watch at this year’s Oscar bash

Five things to watch at this year’s Oscar bash

It’s no secret that La La Land is the big favourite to earn major Oscars glory today. But there are other stories sure to unfold on Hollywood’s biggest night. Here are five things to watch for:

Ski resort razed by the Taliban lifts Pakistan’s tourism

Ski resort razed by the Taliban lifts Pakistan’s tourism

Atop the piste of Malam Jabba in Pakistan’s once dangerous Swat Valley skiers schuss downhill, a new Chinese-built chairlift ferries tourists to the peak, and a luxury hotel is under construction to replace one torched by the Taliban.

Islamabad to host economic summit

Islamabad to host economic summit

Pakistan will host regional countries at a conference next week aimed at reviving its economy despite a surge in violence by Islamist militants, the Foreign Ministry said.

Mugabe talks about own death at birthday party

Mugabe talks about own death at birthday party

President Robert Mugabe, the world’s oldest head of state, marked his 93rd birthday with lavish celebrations in Zimbabwe yesterday, despite a deepening economic crisis in the southern African country.

Mali soldiers, armed groups hold first joint patrol in northern town

Mali soldiers, armed groups hold first joint patrol in northern town

Malian soldiers staged their first joint patrol on Thursday with rival armed groups in the town of Gao, where Islamist militants killed over 77 people last month in the deadliest such attack in the country’s history.

Solar-powered cinema opens in Burkina Faso

Solar-powered cinema opens in Burkina Faso

A solar-powered cinema was unveiled in Burkina Faso on Friday ahead of the city’s hosting of Africa’s top film festival, even as movie theatres on the continent continue to disappear.

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