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Suez Canal: A cruise to the past

It took a long journey for the Suez Canal to reach its current state today, a journey witnessing several closings and instability of the canal’s operations. Today, Egypt celebrates the opening of the canal’s expansion

Menna Samir

Reflections of history on the Suez Canal

“The tour boat passes a mosaic depicting the glorious triumph of the Egyptian people in re-capturing Sinai… The soldiers look upwards and onwards, towards progress and towards the future”

Emir Nader

Kazakhstan officially admitted into WTO

Nearly two decades after it began negotiations to join the World Trade Organization (WTO), Kazakhstan has finally managed to overcome all stumbling blocks hindering its accession to the international trade body. The WTO's General Council on Monday formally approved Kazakhstan's bid to join the body, ending nearly two decades of membership talks the Geneva-based trade body had called among the…

Deutsche Welle