Although the novel coronavirus caused a decline in economic activity and employment in the second quarter of 2020, the IMF said the initial policy response to the pandemic led to a sharp rebound in gross domestic product (GDP).
The US and its allies accuse Syrian regime leader Bashar al Assad of deliberately delaying the drafting of a new constitution to waste time until presidential elections are held this year and avoid UN-supervised voting as called for by the UNSC.
Only immediate family members of 37-year-old Karima Baloch were allowed to attend her funeral on Sunday in the village of Tump in Balochistan.
Sarah Cohen, one of the oldest members of the Paradesi Jewish community, died in 2019. A year later, her Muslim protege turned her business site into a museum.
Turkey's Communications Director Fahrettin Altun released a video which he says offers fresh proof of the HDP’s ties to the PKK, a designated terrorist organisation in Turkey, the United States and the European Union.
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu tells reporters strict measures are being taken to avoid such incidents in future after Turkish sailors were kidnapped by pirates in Gulf of Guinea.
Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, a small private museum located in Istanbul’s Maslak district offers a respite from the office spaces that surround it.
Eleven out of a total of 22 miners, who were trapped about 600 metres underground after an explosion at the Hushan mine in China's Shandong province, were rescued on Sunday in a dramatic operation.
Home to 7.5 million residents, Hong Kong’s vaccine approval process differs from the one used in mainland China.
Malka Leifer boarded a plane at Ben Gurion Airport with her ankles and wrists shackled.
Ankara and Athens held 60 rounds of talks between 2002 and 2016 that they broke off without making progress in a dispute that has lingered for much of the past century.
Last week’s incident came six months after a pitched battle in which at least 20 Indian troops and an unknown number of Chinese forces were killed.
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