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1 April 2015
Some schools and universities will be closed in Saudi Arabia tomorrow as a major sandstorm hits the kingdom. The sandstorm is also effecting neighbouring Bahrain, Qatar and Kuwait, where visibility...
31 March 2015
In 2010, the first round of voting, monitored by international observers, took place peacefully, though several violent incidents marred the second round, as 24 candidates stood for high office.
30 March 2015
27 March 2015
26 March 2015
Ever since the tribulations of Hamid Babaei and his wife began, his classmates at Liège and in Brussels have shown them unrelenting solidarity.
The civilian death toll is on the rise in the current war waged by Saudi Arabia and its allies against the Houthis in Yemen.
Online, bloggers are torn between those wanting to see the Houthis rooted out of power and those who don't want to see Yemen becoming another Iraq, Syria or Libya.
25 March 2015
Special wintertime lights clash with Japan's efforts to reduce power consumption following the Fukushima nuclear disaster. The seasonal tradition could use alternative fuels, like the Meguro River's "cherry blossoms" do.