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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Following Trump, Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem

Following Trump, Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem

Guatemala has announced plans to relocate its embassy to Jerusalem, following in Washington's footsteps. President Jimmy Morales confirmed the move from Tel Aviv on Sunday, days after Guatemala voted with the US against a non-binding United Nations General Assembly resolution on the matter. "Today I spoke with the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu. We are talking…
Kabul: Five killed as ISIL bomber targets spy agency

Kabul: Five killed as ISIL bomber targets spy agency

At least five people have been killed in a suicide blast near the intelligence agency in Kabul, the Afghan capital, officials said. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) claimed responsibility for the blast on Monday morning. The attack near Abdul Haq Square comes one week after gunmen stormed a…
Muslims succeed in Russia despite xenophobia

Muslims succeed in Russia despite xenophobia

Moscow, Russia - Ravshan and Joomshut are two comical characters playing labour migrants from ex-Soviet Central Asia in Our Russia, an immensely popular TV show. Their broken Russian, bad hygiene, servitude to their Slavic boss and complaints about their unfortunate sex lives have made their names a slur - a negative symbol of many Russians' attitudes…
Iran, the Hejaz railway and the ‘ultimate deal’

Iran, the Hejaz railway and the ‘ultimate deal’

An ambitious Israeli cabinet minister, a thrusting Saudi crown prince, a son-in-law of a US president and a long-abandoned railway. Could this be the start of an anti-Iran axis that in a further twist of an extraordinary tale pulls a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians like a rabbit out of a hat? The…
Pope Francis pleads for refugees at Christmas Eve mass

Pope Francis pleads for refugees at Christmas Eve mass

Pope Francis has strongly defended refugees at his Christmas Eve mass, urging the world not to ignore the plight of people who are "driven from their land" because of leaders willing to shed "innocent blood". The leader of the world's 1.2 billion Roman Catholics on Sunday led a solemn ceremony for about 10,000 people in…
Tunisia suspends Emirates Airlines flights

Tunisia suspends Emirates Airlines flights

Tunisia's transport ministry has announced the suspension of all Emirates Airlines flights to and from the North African country. The move on Sunday came two days after Tunisian women were denied boarding their flights to Dubai on the United Arab Emirates-based carrier. The transport ministry said in a statement on its Facebook page that it "has decided to suspend…
How Putin became a problem for Russian oligarchs

How Putin became a problem for Russian oligarchs

On December 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Russian oligarchs at the Kremlin. Тhe men in attendance had a combined wealth of $213bn, almost as much as the Russian federal budget. So it was no wonder Putin wanted to meet them and assure their loyalty, especially before the presidential elections next year (even if they will be just a…
Bitcoin: Know the risks before you buy

Bitcoin: Know the risks before you buy

Even though Bitcoin hit a record high of about $19,200 for each coin on December 17, the cofounder of the Bitcoin.com website said that "Bitcoin is right now the riskiest investment you can make ... as soon as people realise how it works, they will start to sell". Here are some of the things you…

A year in photos: Stories from around the world in 2017

MUST-SEE PROGRAMMES Featured Documentaries Iraq: A Deadly Deception An inside look at how world leaders and the American public were duped into a war that cost thousands of lives. War & Conflict, Iraq, PoliticsPeople & Power Inside Syria's War: Arms and Resistance in Jobar The inside story of how the people of Jobar have defended…
Alexei Navalny launches bid to challenge Vladimir Putin

Alexei Navalny launches bid to challenge Vladimir Putin

Supporters of opposition leader Alexei Navalny have gathered in about 20 cities across Russia to formally get his name on the ballot for next year's presidential elections. Navalny has been banned from running in the vote in March due to a criminal conviction, but he still intends to announce his candidacy against President Vladimir Putin.…

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