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Female protesters stand in  line before Lebanese  soldiers during  the seventh day of protests in cities and towns across the country. Photograph:  Joseph Eid/AFP via Getty Images

Divisions in Lebanon’s entrenched political class have opened as hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters flocked to the streets and square(...)

A volunteer caretaker holding one of 24 orphaned children reportedly linked with foreign fighters of the Islamic State in the Ain Issa camp last month. Photograph: Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty

Women affiliated with Islamic State and their children fled en masse from a camp where they were being held in northern Syria on Sunday after shelling(...)

Dundalk woman Lisa Smith. File photograph: BBC screengrab

The Garda has confirmed Dundalk woman Lisa Smith is under criminal investigation for terrorist offences and will be questioned if she returns to Irela(...)

Woman disembarks from the coast guard  boat in  Lampedusa, Italy, October 7th. Photograph: Epa/Pasquale Claudio Montana

Italian coast guards recovered the bodies of 13 women who died after a crowded migrant boat capsized in bad weather as rescue craft approached it off (...)

As many as one million people have have lost future bookings with thomas Cook. Photograph: EPA

What has happened to Thomas Cook? The 178-year-old tour operator has collapsed after weekend rescue efforts failed and it went into compulsory liquida(...)

Tunisian electoral officials work at a vote counting centre  following the first round of presidential election in Tunis, Tunisia, on September 16th. Photograph: Mohamed Messara/EPA

For a few months in early 2011, Tunisia was the birthplace of the Arab Spring – the name that attached itself to wave of uprisings that swept the Arab(...)

Former Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali arrives in Rades stadium where he delivered his speech on the 50th anniversary of independence of Tunisia from France on March 20th, 2006. File photograph: Getty

Tunisia’s Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali, whose overthrow in a 2011 uprising triggered the “Arab Spring” revolutions, died in exile in Saudi Arabia on Thursd(...)

Media magnate and candidate for Qalb Tounes party Nabil Karoui (left) and independent Kais Saied: two to go head to head in Tunisian presidential election’s second round. Photograph: Hasna and Fethi Belaid/AFP

Tunisia’s electoral commission said on Tuesday law professor Kais Saied and detained media mogul Nabil Karoui won the most votes in Sunday’s president(...)

Chester Williams of South Africa breaks away from Felipe Contepomi of Argentina  during a Test match in Buenos Aires on November 12th, 2000. Photograph: Fabian Gredillas/AFP/Getty Images

Chester Williams Born: August 8th, 1970 Died: September 6th, 2019 In 1994, one year after he had won his first cap for South Africa and become only t(...)

Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui: arrested on money-laundering charges on August 23rd, but the electoral commission has allowed him to compete in the September 15th poll. Photograph: Fethi Belaid

Campaigning ended on Friday in Tunisia’s presidential election before Sunday’s first round of voting, pitting more than two dozen candidates against e(...)

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