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After using social media to publicly quash the coup, Turkey’s government is cracking down on news sites and purging state institutions again. Here is how censorship works in the country – and how Turks react to it.
‘Egypt’s Support’ members are pressuring MPs into accepting the civil service law, says Maat
Paris is looking to welcome bankers and investors as London’s role as a global finance hub comes under question after the Brexit vote. PM Manuel Valls has outlined the offer.
The German cabinet has thrown its weight behind Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble’s draft budget for next year and his financing plans up to 2020. The main message is no fresh borrowing will be needed.
DST was first applied in 1998, then abolished in April 2011
Mexico has delivered food to the state of Oaxaca as protests strangle parts of the country. Several people have died in clashes with police, and roadblocks have disrupted the transport of essential supplies.
Germany’s decision a few years ago to phase out nuclear power was an abrupt move. But it still remains unclear who foots the bill for shutting down the nation’s nuclear plants, as utilities seek damages from the state.
The German government has said Europe’s powerhouse will not move away from its budgetary policy of zero fresh borrowing, Brexit or not. It’s Berlin’s way of sending a “signal of continuity,” but not everyone is amused.
Indonesia has introduced a tax amnesty as the government hopes to lure back capital parked abroad by wealthy citizens. But the measure has faced criticism from people unwilling to let evaders off the hook.
Voting session will pass the draft if it gets more than 350 votes; with attempts to convince Free Egyptians and Al-Wafd parties to approve
Parliament and political parties criticise the government’s delay in finalising the municipalities bill
A German newspaper says the government is trying to put together a consortium of European investors to buy Kuka, a leading German robotics maker. The aim is to prevent a takeover of Kuka proposed by a Chinese firm.
In Brazil’s political crisis anything seems possible these days. How long will Vice-President Temer cling to his post? Will there be early elections? Even a comeback of President Rousseff could happen.
Investment demands worth $5.3bn on the Supply Ministry’s commercial chains project
Can Greece deliver on its promises this time? Michel Friedman interviews Nikos Pappas, Greek Minister of State in Alexis Tsipras’ government.
High interest rates are main obstacle for MSMEs in Egypt, says HDB chairperson
Demonstrators have gathered in Baghdad to protest Iraq’s government every Friday for months. The Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr is using the movement to stage his political comeback, Birgit Svensson reports from Baghdad.
India’s top court has ruled that tobacco companies must display larger health warnings on cigarette packs, giving a boost to the government’s latest move to reduce smoking and curb tobacco-related illnesses. DW examines.
Puerto Rico has said it’s hoping to avoid some lawsuits against it after the US territory said it would not be able to pay back its debt. The government warned the money was needed to keep critical services functioning.
Protecting workers’ rights to independently organise is a basic right not a luxury, says deputy director of the rights watchdog
Report recommends a monetary scheme to re-prioritize spending, strengthen social protection, and modernise the infrastructure of the economy
Confidence contingent upon recommendations for follow-up projects and performance indicators measure in three to six months
The Islamist-backed government has taken the decision to “put the interests of the nation above anything else.” But the UN envoy to Libya said “deeds must follow words” after visiting the nation’s capital
The parliament disregarded corruption reports it received in wake of dismissal of CAO head
A total of 300,000 units will be delivered by the end of 2016, while sanitation coverage in urban areas is set to rise to 95% by end of June 2018
Cabinet and parliament mutual endorsement power guarantee for both, despite constitutional parliament authority
France can expect to see more unrest as the government attempts to push through labour market reforms. Even after concessions to widespread resistance, most French reject the plans. Elizabeth Bryant reports from Paris.
Finance Ministry targets a deficit of 10.5% for the next fiscal year, compared to a target of 8.9% for this year; CBE’s decision will aggravate the deficit to 11.5%
Video by Menan Khater Edting by Omar Korashi