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August 30, 2016 - 19:00 GMT
The Danish government put forth the proposal as part of a political and economic plan intended to spark growth and limit welfare provisions.
A Turkish boy waves to Turkish tank convoy driving into Syria from the Turkish Syrian border city of Karkamis in the southern region of Gaziantep, on August 26, 2016. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
August 30, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
PYD officials have labeled Turkey's incursion in northern Sryia as an 'outrageous interference.'
Tunisia's new Prime Minister Youssef Chahed and outgoing PM Habib Essid exchange documents during the handing-over ceremony in Carthage on August 29, 2016. (AFP/Stringer)
August 30, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Outgoing Prime Minister Habib Essid addressed Youssef Chahed and Tunisia's security situation at the official handover ceremony.
Yemeni men walk amid the ruins of a building in Yemen's Houthi rebel-held capital Sanaa on August 29, 2016, after it was reportedly hit by a Saudi-led coalition air strike. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
August 30, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
The UN added civilian casualty figures may actually be higher as many areas in Yemen are without medical facilities to provide such statistics.
A woman walks past a poster from a campaign to stop FGM in Egypt. (AFP/File)
August 30, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Egypt has increased the penalty for FGM, coupled with an awareness campaign to discourage the practice.
Thousands of Africans have been rescued from sinking vessels in the Mediterranean Sea in 2016. (AFP/File)
August 30, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Forty rescue missions over the course of 24 hours saved the lives of over 6,500 African migrants off the coast of Libya.
Afghan security forces walk down a major road in the Helmand province. (AFP/File)
August 30, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Civilians on the way to an engagement party were killed by a land mine in the road.
Yemenis inspect the site of a Daesh-claimed suicide car bombing on August 29, 2016. (AFP/Saleh Al-Obeidi)
August 30, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
MSF reports the death toll of the Daesh-claimed suicide bombing in Aden to be at least 45.
Katherin Jane Wilson. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 15:36 GMT
Katherine Jane Wilson, an Australian aid worker who was kidnapped in Jalalabad, has been released after four months.
Journalists protest the crackdown on press freedom in Egypt. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Badr was arrested May 1 when security forces stormed Egypt's press syndicate.
Germany expects up to 300,000 asylum seekers to arrive this year, less than one-third of the total during 2015's record influx, the Federal Office for Migrants and Refugees (BAMF) said on August 28, 2016. (AFP/Christof Stache)
August 29, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Last year 1 million refugees and migrants arrived in Germany.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (left) sparked protests when he handed over two islands to Riyadh after trade talks with Saudi King Salman in April 2016. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 13:39 GMT
Adly’s release comes after nearly four months of detention in difficult conditions as he remained in solitary confinement for a long period in violation of prison regulations.
Jordanian Dinar. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
In two years, Jordan is set to review its bilateral trade agreements in the wake of UK leaving the European Union.
Assaf Harofeh Hospital, where four hunger striking Palestinian prisoners are being held and handcuffed to their beds. (File)
August 28, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
As widespread prisoner hunger strikes continue, four Palestinians are in critical condition and handcuffed to their hospital beds.
Iraqi forces traveling to Khalidiya. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Iraqi forces cleared Khalidiya, in the Anbar province, of Daesh militants, as the army continues to advance toward Mosul.
Fighters loyal to Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi march toward a hilltop position in Taiz on August 18, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Basha)
August 28, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
A Saudi airstrike hit a minibus of civilians in Taiz, Yemen, killing over a dozen people onboard.