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Coordinates: 13°30′S 34°00′E / 13.500°S 34.000°E / -13.500; 34.000

Malawi (/məˈlɔːwi/, /məˈlɑːwi/ or /ˈmæləwi/; Chichewa: [maláβi] or [maláwi]), officially the Republic of Malawi, is a landlocked country in southeast Africa that was formerly known as Nyasaland. It is bordered by Zambia to the northwest, Tanzania to the northeast, and Mozambique on the east, south and west. The country is separated from Tanzania and Mozambique by Lake Malawi. Malawi is over 118,000 km2 (45,560 sq mi) with an estimated population of 16,777,547 (July 2013 est.). Its capital is Lilongwe, which is also Malawi's largest city; the second largest is Blantyre and the third is Mzuzu. The name Malawi comes from the Maravi, an old name of the Nyanja people that inhabit the area. The country is also nicknamed "The Warm Heart of Africa".

Malawi is among the smallest countries in Africa. Lake Malawi takes about a third of Malawi's area.

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Al-Khomra to transform KSA into global logistics hub

Arab News 21 Oct 2019
The Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani) has announced the launch of Al-Khomra Logistics Zone, Saudi Arabia’s largest integrated logistics zone, during its participation in the Saudi Logistics Conference, which took place between Oct. 13 and 15th in Riyadh ... FASTFACT ... .......
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Manchester United end Liverpool’s winning run in 1-1 draw

Arab News 21 Oct 2019
Liverpool failed to record a record-equalling 18th straight Premier League win, but Adam Lallana’s late equalizer saved the European champions from a shock defeat at Manchester United in a 1-1 draw on Sunday ... The two most successful sides in English football could not have come into the game in more contrasting form ... .......
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Let militants return home, French anti-terror magistrate urges

Arab News 21 Oct 2019
PARIS. The refusal of the French government to take back Daesh militants from Syria could fuel a new militant recruitment drive in France, threatening public safety, a leading anti-terrorism investigator has told AFP ... SPEEDREAD. France has refused to allow the adults return home, saying they must face local justice ... .......
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Lebanon’s protests move from spontaneity to organization

Arab News 21 Oct 2019
BEIRUT. Lebanese protesters are determined to continue with their activities even after the expiry of a 72-hour deadline, given by Prime Minister Saad Hariri to his partners in power, to agree to reforms to save the country from economic turmoil, which ends on Monday at 7 p.m ... The Lebanese people saw the results of his party’s presence in power.”....
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Clashes amid efforts for Kurd pullout from Syria border town

Arab News 21 Oct 2019
AKCAKALE/TURKEY. Kurdish-led fighters and Turkish-backed forces clashed sporadically on Sunday in northeastern Syria amid efforts to work out a Kurdish evacuation from a besieged border town, the first pull-back under the terms of a US-brokered cease-fire. Turkey said one of its soldiers was killed in the day’s violence ... 9. FASTFACT ... .......
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Watchdog warns against delaying poll results

Arab News 21 Oct 2019
KABUL. A further delay in releasing the initial results of Afghanistan’s presidential poll could lead to interference and more fraud, a watchdog group warned Sunday. The head of the government-appointed Independent Election Commission (IEC), Hawa Alam Nuristani, said the announcement was being delayed due to technical issues ... .......
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Jordanians view Pelosi visit as support for their country

Arab News 21 Oct 2019
AMMAN. Jordanians are interpreting the visit of a US congressional delegation headed by Democrat Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the House of Representatives (the lower house of Congress), as a statement of support for the kingdom ... Adnan Abu Odeh, a former adviser to King Abdullah and the late King Hussein, told Arab News ... Roudan said ... .......
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What makes Japan’s enthronement ceremony so unique?

Arab News 21 Oct 2019
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Economics Nobel Prize winners are J-PAL co-founders

Arab News 21 Oct 2019
On Oct. 14, the Nobel Prize for Economics was awarded to Esther Duflo, Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty. Duflo and Banerjee are two of the cofounders and co-directors of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL). Kremer is one of J-PAL’s original affiliated researchers ... .......
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Lebanese government in race against clock to resolve crisis

Arab News 21 Oct 2019
BEIRUT. Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri and his coalition partners are in a race against the clock as they try to meet a deadline to resolve the turmoil engulfing the country. Anti-government protests broke out last week, with demonstrators demanding that politicians resign over the dire state of the economy ... READ MORE ... HIGHLIGHTS ... .......
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‘Project Khayal’ to empower women & university students

Arab News 21 Oct 2019
Detecon Al-Saudia (Detasad), Alfaisal University and WSB (Women’s Skills Bureau) have launched a new initiative to be a catalyst in enhancing, developing and growing entrepreneurship among women and university students in Saudi Arabia ... .......
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Al-Talayi’s 70-year partnership with Bridgestone

Arab News 21 Oct 2019
The partnership between Al-Talayi Company, the exclusive distributor of Bridgestone tires in Saudi Arabia, and Bridgestone has completed 70 years, making it one of the longest international partnerships in the Kingdom ... 21 in Jeddah ... .......
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Saudi Arabia ratifies Marrakesh Treaty for the blind

Arab News 21 Oct 2019
Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) has signed a tripartite cooperation agreement with the Kafeef Association of the Blind and AlObekan Library to activate the Marrakesh Treaty to facilitate access to published works for persons who are blind, visually impaired or otherwise print-disabled, free of charge ... .......

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