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Turkish Cypriot independent candidate for the presidential elections, Mustafa Akinci, and his wife Meral arrive with their family at a polling station on April 26, 2015 in the northern part of Nicosia. (AFP/Birol Bebek)
April 26, 2015 - 20:37 GMT
Independent candidate Mustafa Akinci won over the voters in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, the election committee announced Sunday.
Supporters of Yemen's former President Ali Abdullah Saleh hold a huge Yemeni flag next to a poster of Saleh as they rally in his support in Sanaa Nov. 7, 2014. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 19:36 GMT
Yemen's foreign minister denounced the former president's call for peace talks Sunday, rejecting his involvement in the country's future.
The Egyptian authorities have hanged five people convicted of murder and theft, the interior ministry said Sunday. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 18:04 GMT
The Egyptian authorities have hanged five people convicted of murder and theft, the interior ministry said Sunday.
Pakistani security officials examine the site of a bomb explosion in Quetta, Baluchistan province. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/Banaras Khan)
April 26, 2015 - 14:49 GMT
A bomb blast has rocked Pakistan's volatile southwestern province of Balochistan on Sunday, leaving four people dead.
A picture taken on December 4, 2012, shows electricity pylons in Riyadh. (AFP/Fayez Nureldine)
April 26, 2015 - 14:33 GMT
Two electricity pylons in Egypt were targeted with explosives Sunday.
The organization criticized the trial of Egyptian president Muhammed Morsi, who was sentenced to 20 years in prison. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 12:07 GMT
The organization criticized the trial of Egyptian president Muhammed Morsi, who was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Two Saudi police officers had been killed by Daesh militants at a checkpoint in April. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 10:26 GMT
Saudi Arabia's security forces stopped a potential terrorist attack in the kingdom by Daesh militants, according to an interior ministry spokesperson.
Armed Shia Houthi militants sit in a pick up truck in southern Sanaa, April 21, 2015. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 09:25 GMT
Saudi Arabia's military resumed a fresh round of airstrikes across the Yemeni capital of Sanaa Sunday following a one-week lull.
Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed currently leads the UN Ebola response mission. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The UN Security Council approved Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's nomination of Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed of Mauritania as his special envoy for Yemen, the UN spokesperson's office said Saturday.
Egypt initially declared the state of emergency in parts of North Sinai in October 2014. (AFP/File)
April 25, 2015 - 18:42 GMT
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi extended the state of emergency and curfew in Sinai for another three months. The curfew was initially applied seven months ago in some part of restive North Sinai.
A statement released by Egypt's interior ministry said the four killed in the explosion were members of the Muslim Brotherhood. (AFP/File)
April 25, 2015 - 16:42 GMT
Four people were killed in an explosion on Saturday at a makeshift farm building in Beni Suef governorate in Egypt in what police said was a bomb-making operation gone wrong.