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Egyptian ex-president Mursi buried in Cairo as Islamists mourn

1 hour 11 min ago
Modern Egypt's first democratically elected leader, Mohamed Mursi, was buried in a small family ceremony on Tuesday, a day after suffering a fatal heart attack in court at a Cairo prison, his sons said.

Thousands of Brotherhood supporters in Turkey mourn Egypt's Mursi

1 hour 11 min ago
Thousands of supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Turkey took to the streets of capital Ankara and Istanbul on Tuesday to mourn former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi, with some chanting slogans blaming Cairo authorities for his death.

Tunisia approves law excluding prominent presidential election candidate

1 hour 15 min ago
Tunisia's parliament on Tuesday passed an amendment to the electoral law that will exclude leading presidential candidate Nabil Karoui from an election expected to take place this year.

Erdogan attacks Istanbul's ousted mayor days before poll re-run

1 hour 33 min ago
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attacked Istanbul's ousted mayor on Tuesday, days before a crucial re-run of the municipal vote, accusing him of being aligned with a U.S.-based cleric blamed by Ankara for orchestrating a 2016 failed coup.

Nigel Farage's milkshake attacker told to pay him compensation

1 hour 55 min ago
A man who threw a milkshake over Nigel Farage, the leader of Britain's Brexit Party, has been ordered to pay him compensation to cover his suit-cleaning bill after pleading guilty to common assault and criminal damage.

Mexico president proposes recall referendum in March 2021

1 hour 58 min ago
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Tuesday proposed holding a recall referendum on his presidency on March 21, 2021 if Congress cannot agree to a constitutional change permitting the vote during mid-term legislative elections.

Canadian soldier dies, three troops hurt during drills in Bulgaria

2 hours 9 min ago
One Canadian soldier died and three other troops were injured during an airborne operation, part of U.S.-led multinational military drills in southern Bulgaria on Tuesday, a Bulgarian spokeswoman for the Swift Response 2019 exercise said.

Brazil lawmakers open pension debate as Bolsonaro pushes private savings accounts

2 hours 14 min ago
Brazil's congressional committee on pension reform began debating a revised bill on Tuesday, as President Jair Bolsonaro urged lawmakers to rethink their move to drop his plan to introduce a retirement system based on private savings accounts.

German interior minister warns of far-right threat after politician's murder

2 hours 17 min ago
The murder of a prominent politician by a suspected right-wing radical is an assault on Germany's democratic system and should serve as a wake-up call, the interior minister said on Tuesday, pledging to combat all forms of extremism.

Migrant deaths rise among Venezuelans, Central Americans: U.N.

2 hours 28 min ago
At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Central Americans perishing while trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border, the U.N. migration agency said on Tuesday.

Captain in fatal Budapest boat crash was sober at the time: police

2 hours 38 min ago
Hungarian police said on Tuesday they had found no evidence of alcohol or drug abuse by the captain of a cruise ship that struck and sank a small tourist vessel last month, killing 28 mostly Korean people on board.

Israeli ex-general to attend Bahrain conference: source

2 hours 40 min ago
A former general who served as Israel's chief liaison officer to the Palestinians will attend next week's U.S.-led conference on the Palestinian economy in Bahrain in a private capacity, a person briefed on the matter said on Tuesday.

Trump would consider military force vs Iran to prevent nuclear weapon: Time interview

2 hours 47 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump would consider using military force to prevent Iran from gaining a nuclear weapon but left open the question if it involved protecting oil supplies, he told Time magazine in an interview published on Tuesday.

Algeria army chief says some parties seeking constitutional vacuum: Ennahar TV

3 hours 7 min ago
Algeria's army chief of staff Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaed Salah on Tuesday accused some parties of wanting a constitutional vacuum, to prolong the country's political crisis, private channel Ennahar TV reported.

Britain's Fox says Conservative leadership shouldn't be rushed despite Johnson's lead

3 hours 18 min ago
The contest to choose a leader for Britain's governing Conservative Party should not be rushed even though Boris Johnson holds a clear lead, British trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday.

Teenager who called UK's Prince Harry 'race traitor' is jailed

3 hours 23 min ago
A teenage neo-Nazi who called for Britain's Prince Harry a race traitor months after his marriage to U.S. actress Meghan Markle and suggested he should be shot was jailed for more than four years on Tuesday, the BBC reported.

Striking miners clash with police at Chile's Chuquicamata mine

3 hours 23 min ago
Police fired rubber bullets and tear gas in clashes early on Tuesday with miners striking at Chile's giant Chuquicamata copper mine, as the workers tried to block access to a site operated by state-owned giant, Codelco.

U.N. rights office calls for independent probe into Mursi death

3 hours 28 min ago
The United Nations human rights office called on Tuesday for an independent investigation into the death of Egypt's former President Mohamed Mursi, saying it should encompass all aspects of his treatment during nearly six years in custody.

Russia's security service searches magnate Yakobashvili's art gallery: TASS

3 hours 40 min ago
Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) searched a Moscow art gallery owned by prominent businessman David Yakobashvili on Tuesday as part of a criminal investigation, TASS news agency cited an unnamed security source as saying.

EU court forces Germany to rethink 'unfair' highway toll

3 hours 43 min ago
A planned German highway toll for cars discriminates against foreign drivers and breaches European Union law, the EU's highest court ruled on Tuesday, forcing Berlin to rethink how to charge road users.