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British mosques order Muslim women to close their Facebook accounts, bans wearing of trousers

Muslim women should not wear trousers, leave the house without their husband's permission or use Facebook, according to controversial rules published by British mosques. The...
German parliament passes law subjecting pilots to drug tests

German parliament passes law subjecting pilots to drug tests

The German parliament has passed a legislation that imposes drug and alcohol tests on airline pilots. The legislation was in response to last year's crash...
EU to hold aviation security meeting

EU to hold aviation security meeting

Due to Tuesday’s bombing, European Union aviation security experts will next week discuss ways of strengthening airport security after the attacks in Brussels on...
UN releases $100m for aid operations in 9 countries

UN releases $100m for aid operations in 9 countries

United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon on Friday, released 100 million dollars from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for severely underfunded aid operations...
IMF: Investors concerned about Nigeria controls, but have not given up

I’ll run for second mandate, says IMF boss, Lagarde

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, on Friday, said she would run for a second term. She said this in...

10 German tourists killed in Istanbul bomb blast

No fewer than 10 persons, most of them German tourists, have been killed in an explosion in a central area of Istanbul, Turkish officials...
Pope to visit Lithuania in 2018, presidential office says

Embrace modern world as I embrace history, Pope tells Church

Pope Francis on Tuesday launched an extraordinary Catholic Jubilee year of mercy by opening a “Holy Door” in the walls of St Peter’s, embracing...
French war jets strike ISIS as Britain offers support

French war jets strike ISIS as Britain offers support

French President Francois Hollande met British Prime Minister David Cameron in Paris on Monday as part of efforts to rally support for the fight...
Paris attack: France is committed to "destroying" IS, Hollande vows

Paris attack: France is committed to “destroying” IS, Hollande vows

France is committed to "destroying" the so-called Islamic State group after Friday's deadly attacks, President Francois Hollande has said. He said he would table a...
Paris hit by 'three teams of attackers' – French Prosecutor

Paris hit by ‘three teams of attackers’ – French Prosecutor

Three teams carried out the attacks in the French capital which killed 129 people and left more than 350 wounded, the Paris chief prosecutor...