Recep Tayyip Erdogan (left) and his Bolivian counterpart Evo Morales review a guard of honour in Ankara on Tuesday. Agence France-Presse
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling party suffered a major upset on Monday after local election results showed it lost the capital Ankara and Istanbul after a decade and half in power.
Algerian demonstrators kept up protests on Wednesday against the ruling elite despite a pledge from the interim head of state to hold “transparent” presidential elections following veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s resignation.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s assets have grown from Rs 9.4 crore in 2014 to over Rs 15.8 crore presently.
Sydney was shrouded in dangerous haze on Tuesday as smoke from bushfires blazing along Australia’s eastern seaboard sent pollution levels soaring in the country’s biggest city.
The Sharjah Debt Settlement Committee, SDSC, has approved Dhs72.28 million to settle cases for citizens in the emirate, as part of its 19th batch of payments, under the directives of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, to provide a stable and decent life for the citizens.
The Dubai Criminal Court on Monday began the trial of a gang of five Asians, an Arab businessman and another (fugitive) who are facing charges of stealing cars and exporting them as spare parts.