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Joe Biden has promised quick action to address the coronavirus pandemic and boost the ailing US economy once he takes office.

Amnesty International urged Azerbaijan and Armenia to probe into civilian casualties during the conflict over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh territory.

In town brutalised by IS, Iraq tests its power

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In town brutalised by IS, Iraq tests its power

The Iraqi government is attempting to restore control over Sinjar, the Yazidi homeland previously controlled by a web of paramilitary organisations following its liberation from IS.

Four charged over attack on former Charlie Hebdo offices

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Four charged over attack on former Charlie Hebdo offices

Four Pakistanis were charged and detained in France over links to a meat cleaver attack outside the former offices of Charlie Hebdo.

Tunisian charged over fatal French church stabbings

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Tunisian charged over fatal French church stabbings

Police shot and seriously injured 21-year-old Tunisian national Brahum Aouissaoui, who was charged after his condition in hospital ...

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Afghan talks to advance to next stage

Abdullah Abdullah, chairman of Afghanistan's High Council for National Reconciliation, in a tweet called the development an "initial major step".

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Afghan officials say 34 killed in separate suicide bombings

A explosive-laden humvee drove onto an army commando base in eastern Ghazni province, killing 31 soliders, as a car bomb targeted the convoy of ...

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Emirati ruling family 'looking to invest in Israeli football'

A member of Abu Dhabi's royal family is looking to buy a stake in a top-tier Israeli football team known for its racist and Islamophobic fans.

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Fourth doctor in Syria's Idlib province dies from Covid-19

Syria's Idlib is seeing a growing number of cases of the potentially deadly Covid-19 virus.

French minister in Algiers to discuss terrorism, immigration

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French minister in Algiers to discuss terrorism, immigration

French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin is in Algeria to discuss extremism and immigration.

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French interior minister holds Tunisia talks on Islamist extremism

French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin held talks on how to tackle Islamist radicalisation, after a deadly attack in Nice last month.

Lebanon falling short on women's rights: HRW

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Lebanon falling short on women's rights: HRW

Human Rights Watch has slammed Lebanon for failing to protect women from human rights abuses and not making progress on women's rights.

The US economy under Trump: By the numbers

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The US economy under Trump: By the numbers

The US economy has suffered a brutal blow from the coronavirus, forcing businesses nationwide to close their doors.

Fire erupts, burns down tents at Greek refugee camp

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Fire erupts, burns down tents at Greek refugee camp

A fire broke out early in the refugee camp on earthquake hit Greece's Samos island burning down 15 tents, the Migration Ministry said.

Macron wavers on cartoon stance amid global backlash

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Macron wavers on cartoon stance amid global backlash

In an apparent bid to reach out to Muslims, Macron gave a long interview setting out his vision to Qatar-based TV channel Al-Jazeera, seeking to ...

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France seeks to uncover Nice attacker's links

French authorities are seeking to ascertain whether the young Tunisian man suspected of killing three people inside a Nice church had outside help.

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MbS summoned to court on WhatsApp over 'assassination' attempt

Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been summoned to court via the WhatsApp messaging platform over torture charges.

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French sources name Tunisian suspect in deadly Nice attack

Sources close to the investigation of Thursday’s deadly attack in the French city of Nice named the suspect as Tunisian Brahim Aouissaoui, as ...

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French police shoot dead 'Generation Identity' attacker

French media reports indicate the man threatened a North African shopkeeper with a weapon before being shot dead by police.

Palestine's olive harvest marred by rising Israeli settler violence

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Palestine's olive harvest marred by rising Israeli settler violence

In-depth: Attacks by Israeli settlers against Palestinians often intensify during the crucial olive harvest season.

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Azerbaijan says 21 dead in Armenia missile attack

Azerbaijan accused Armenia of conducting a deadly missile strike near Nagorno-Karabakh.

Mother of Austin Tice says Pompeo undermining his release

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Mother of Austin Tice says Pompeo undermining his release

Ahead of the elections, disappeared US journalist Austin Tice's family put out a statement lauding Trump for hostage negotiations in Syria and ...

Surge in deadly crossings from crisis-hit Lebanon

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Surge in deadly crossings from crisis-hit Lebanon

A children's charity has found an increase in Lebanese attempting the dangerous crossing into Cyprus.

Azerbaijan strikes inside Armenia as Karabakh fighting widens

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Azerbaijan strikes inside Armenia as Karabakh fighting widens

Azerbaijan conducted attacks inside Armenia as the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh continues to escalate.

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