World Bulletin / News Desk
A row broke out in the National Congress on Thursday, after one congressman walked out of the handover ceremony because the young woman hosting the event was not wearing a headscarf, Libya Herald reported.
Salah Baadi, an independent congressman from Misrata and prominent Islamist, walked out of the handover ceremony in protest.
Then, Mustafa Abdul Jalil, NTC Chairman, ordered Sarah Elmesallati to leave the stage midway through her presentation.
In what would appear to have been an indirect reference to the event, Jalil used his speech to emphasise the importance of freedom of expression in Libya whilst respecting its Muslim traditions.
The remainder of the ceremony was hosted by a young man, whose presentation passed off without incident.
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The United Nations is supervising the audit of votes from a run-off ballot between the two candidates, Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani
Hundreds have been killed in the past year in clashes pitting the semi-nomadic, cattle-herding Fulani people against settled communities
Separatists backed by Russian soldiers have entered the town of Novoazovsk in southeastern Ukraine, a pro-government militia fighter said
Poroshenko, standing at Kiev's airport in light rain with his back to the presidential plane he was to have boarded for Turkey, referred specifically to the worsening military situation near Amvrosiyivka and Starobesheve
Foreign Office spokesperson Tasneem Aslam said in a statement that President Hussainleft for Turkey accompanied by Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Mr. Sartaj Aziz.
Mursi is being questioned in connection with his secretary's daughter who is suspected of leaking sensitive security documents to Al Jazeera, the security sources said.
The party denied that the move is related to a possible decision to contest Egypt's upcoming parliamentary elections.
The move, by Douglas Carswell, a prominent Eurosceptic, will trigger a high-profile election for his parliamentary seat in southern England as he tries to get re-elected to represent UKIP
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The appeal by Tutu follows a decision in January by PGGM, another Dutch pension fund, to pull its investments from five Israeli banks
A video posted online by ISIL supporters appeared to show members of the group making scores of Syrian army hostages walk and run through the desert in their underwear.
Anagreement signed after scandal last year over alleged wire-tapping by Australia of Indonesian president and ministers.
Britain was first to endorse Tusk publicly as a candidate, hoping to balance out former Luxembourg premier Jean-Claude Juncker, who was chosen in June to head the executive European Commission
“It hurts our people’s feelings, and we may have to boycott the product,” one Israeli warned food giant Strauss.
At least 75,000 people have been directly affected in the town of Bogra alone and at least 50 educational institutions have been shut down due to the flood.