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KATHMANDU: The number of Nepali migrants going to Malaysia has fallen drastically after the government made it mandatory for overseas employers to provide free tickets and visa to workers. 658 more words


Istanbul police fire tear gas, water cannon at protest over killing of top Kurdish lawyer

Police fire tear gas and water cannon at protesters in streets of Istanbul in violent clashes following death of high-profile Kurdish lawyer

  • Prominent Kurdish lawyer shot dead in Diyarbakir in southeastern Turkey…
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Berlin May Send 1,200 Military to Syria to Participate in Air Campaign

The German armed forces may send up to 1,200 servicemen to enable the country’s Air Force take part in combat missions in Syria, Inspector General of the Bundeswehr Volker Wieker said. 138 more words


Russian Ocean Research Ship Leaves Egypt’s Suez Port for Red Sea

Oceanographic research ship Admiral Vladimirsky of the Russian Baltic Fleet has completed the two-day visit to the Egyptian port of Suez and put out to the Red Sea, Russia’s Navy spokesman said Sunday. 105 more words


Al-Sisi launches harbour project in Port Said

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi launched the East Port Said harbour development project in Port Said Saturday, giving the starting signal for digging to begin on a side channel to be used in the project. 549 more words


Egypt '90% sure' there are hidden chambers in King Tut's tomb

Search for hidden chamber in Luxor, once the pharaonic capital, points to chamber that some say could hold remains of Queen Nefertiti

Egypt has said there is a 90% chance that hidden chambers will be found within King Tutankhamun’s tomb, based on the preliminary results of a new exploration of the 3,300-year-old mausoleum. 358 more words