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Egyptians ‘Say Yes’ to New Constitution

Egyptians have overwhelmingly voted in favour of a new constitution drafted by the army-backed interim government, according to early results.

South Sudan Declares Emergency in Two States

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has declared a state of emergency in two states, according to the government's official Twitter account.

South Sudan Declares Emergency in Two States

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has declared a state of emergency in two states, according to the government’s official Twitter account.

Morocco Under Fire Over Women’s Rights Bill

Women's rights activists in Morocco have criticised the Islamist-led government for excluding them from drafting proposed legislation to combat violence against women and for seeking to dilute the bill through changes.

Hernández Declared Winner of Honduras Vote

Honduras' electoral tribunal has declared Juan Orlando Hernández the clear winner of the country's presidential elections, despite persisting allegations of fraud from the opposition candidate.

Hernández Declared Winner of Honduras Vote

(Al Jazeera) - Honduras’ electoral tribunal has declared Juan Orlando Hernández the clear winner of the country’s presidential elections, despite persisting allegations of fraud from the opposition candidate.

Haitian Migrant Boat Capsizes, Dozens Feared Dead

A sailboat passing through the southern Bahamas islands with about 150 Haitian migrants on board capsized after running aground, killing up to 30 people and leaving the rest clinging to the vessel for hours, authorities said Tuesday.

Haitian Migrant Boat Capsizes, Dozens Feared Dead

(Al Jazeera) - A sailboat passing through the southern Bahamas islands with about 150 Haitian migrants on board capsized after running aground, killing up to 30 people and leaving the rest clinging to the vessel for hours, authorities said Tuesday.

Media Workers ‘Targeted’ in Syria’s North

Syrian government troops are targeting media centres and news providers, Reporters Without Borders has warned after the killing of a citizen journalist and the destruction of premises belonging to two media centres within a week.

Media Workers ‘Targeted’ in Syria’s North

(Al Jazeera) - Syrian government troops are targeting media centres and news providers, Reporters Without Borders has warned after the killing of a citizen journalist and the destruction of premises belonging to two media centres within a week.

Rwandans Face Extradition over Genocide

A French appeals court has approved the extradition of two Rwandans wanted at home for their alleged role in the 1994 genocide that claimed about 800,000 lives.

Rwandans Face Extradition over Genocide

(Al Jazeera) - A French appeals court has approved the extradition of two Rwandans wanted at home for their alleged role in the 1994 genocide that claimed about 800,000 lives.

Relief Slowly Makes Its Way to Typhoon-Battered Philippines

Relief operations in typhoon-devastated parts of the Philippines picked up pace Wednesday, but still only minimal amounts of water, food and medical supplies were making it to increasingly desperate survivors in the hardest-hit places.

Saudi Arabia Arrests Thousands of Illegal Migrant Workers

Saudi authorities rounded up more than 4,000 illegal foreign workers at the start of a nationwide crackdown ultimately aimed at creating more jobs for locals, media reported on Tuesday.

Saudi Arabia Arrests Thousands of Illegal Migrant Workers

(Al Jazeera) - Saudi authorities rounded up more than 4,000 illegal foreign workers at the start of a nationwide crackdown ultimately aimed at creating more jobs for locals, media reported on Tuesday. Hundreds of thousands of workers have already left the kingdom following a grace period of seven months during which authorities told expatriates that if they did not fix their legal status they had to leave the country or face jail.

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