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ISTANBUL: Thousands joined in prayer in Istanbul on Tuesday for former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi who died the previous day after collapsing during a trial hearing in a Cairo court. The prayers, called by Turkey's religious authority Diyanet, took place in the city's Fatih mosque. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a close ally of Morsi, is due to attend afternoon prayers there. Ankara's relations with Cairo deteriorated after the Egyptian military, then led by Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, ousted Morsi in 2013. Sisi then became president. Erdogan on Monday called Morsi a "martyr" and blamed Egypt's "tyrants" for his death. Morsi, Egypt's first democratically elected president in 2012 after the Arab Spring uprisings, was overthrown after a turbulent year in power. He was buried on Tuesday, as rights groups including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch called for an independent probe into the causes of his death.Read More



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Police: Arsonist who lit anime studio upset about New! 2019-07-19 07:22:10 Japanese authorities have revealed new details about the fire that killed nearly three dozen people at an animation studio.

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Algeria's football coach urges fans in France to 2019-07-19 05:30:25Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi has called on the team's fans to "respect the countries where we are living" after celebrations in France en route to

Week in Review: 50 years since the moon 2019-07-19 05:24:33FRANCE 24 looks at the Apollo mission, 50 years after the Moon landing; Jane Goodall warns about climate change; and Rob Lowe discusses his new Britis

Senegal, Algeria face off in historic Africa Cup 2019-07-19 03:03:36Sadio Mane's Senegal and an Algeria side captained by Riyad Mahrez will attempt to secure their place in Africa Cup of Nations history in Friday's f

Tehran suggests US downed its own drone ‘by 2019-07-19 02:45:26Iran's deputy foreign minister Abbas Araghchi denied on Friday having lost any drone recently and hinted that the US could have downed their own "by

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Sudanese police fire tear gas at Khartoum 'martyrs' 2019-07-18 22:29:34Thousands of Sudanese demonstrators converged Thursday on a prominent square in Khartoum in a march to honour comrades killed in the months-long prote

Financier Jeffrey Epstein denied bail on sex trafficking 2019-07-18 22:04:52A judge who denied bail for jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges Thursday said he poses a danger to the public and seems to sti

Trump belatedly disavows 'send her back' chants as 2019-07-18 20:12:02President Donald Trump on Thursday chided his supporters who chanted "send her back" when he questioned the loyalty of a Somali-born congresswoman,

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Iran confiscates British tanker in Strait of Hormuz New! 2019-07-19 14:06:36Read Full Article at RT.com

VIDEO shows fiery descent of Chinese space station New! 2019-07-19 13:49:34 Rare footage released by the Chinese media has shown space lab Tiangong-2 going down in flames as the station re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere

Scrabble or anti-Semitism? Norwegian ‘Jewish pig’ cartoon courts New! 2019-07-19 13:48:42 A satirical cartoon on Norwegian public television has drawn complaints about anti-Semitism, after it showed a man contemplating a derogatory term in

The Open 2019: Tiger Woods to take a New! 2019-07-19 13:47:00 Golf superstar Tiger Woods showed glimpses of his old brilliance in his second round at the Open at Portrush, but ultimately couldn't do enough to a

Is Nigel Farage inching his way into Bojo’s New! 2019-07-19 13:38:39 As UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid singles out Nigel Farage for praise in a speech on Friday, the Tories under the premiership of Boris Johnson could b

‘Little miracle’: Futuristic Orthodox church to appear in New! 2019-07-19 13:15:45 The emergence of a temple featuring a very unconventional design is a “little miracle,” architects say, given the conservativism of the C

Has London turned into the UK’s protest capital? New! 2019-07-19 13:14:00 The cabbies are crabby & the hippies are flipping – this week in London, it’s a protest double-bill. Read Full Article at RT.com

Vietnam accuses Chinese oil survey vessel of violating New! 2019-07-19 12:33:00Read Full Article at RT.com

NFL's Tyreek Hill avoids suspension after 'comprehensive investigation' New! 2019-07-19 12:33:00 Kansas City Chiefs star receiver Tyreek Hill has avoided suspension after the NFL determined that, following a four-month investigation into allegati

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‘Sheer lie’: Iran elite military show VIDEO ‘proving’ New! 2019-07-19 11:44:00 Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps released footage which it says disproves the US claim of shooting down an Iranian drone over the Strait of Hor

Kosovo’s PM Haradinaj resigns after being called to New! 2019-07-19 11:29:00Read Full Article at RT.com

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South African soldiers deployed in Cape Town to 2019-07-19 03:27:08Bloodshed over the past seven months in mainly poor black and mixed-race areas has killed more than 2,000 people, almost half gang-related, Western Ca

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Rise of doorbell cameras an ‘unmitigated disaster’ for New! 2019-07-19 13:38:44Critics complain that the systems turn neighborhoods into places of constant surveillance and create suspicion that falls heavier on minorities.

‘Send her back’ is Trump’s latest campaign chant: New! 2019-07-19 12:34:08He took up the same tone in 2016 with then-opponent Hillary Clinton. The chant heard around the world then was "lock her up."

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