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Thousands marched through the streets of the capital Yerevan in support of Pashinyan, with the opposition urging him to step down to avoid bloodshed or even civil war.

French right-wing MP Guillaume Peltier said during an interview on Sunday that he wanted to propose a new bill setting up secularism as a fundamental value of France

Ancient Jordan site restoration brings locals, refugees jobs

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Ancient Jordan site restoration brings locals, refugees jobs

Three hundred people, a fifth of them women, are working on a pilot project to restore the ancient Jordan sites.

As peace deal drifts, South Sudan risks fresh crisis

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As peace deal drifts, South Sudan risks fresh crisis

South Sudan's unity government and its fragile peace process in doubt, and war may be looming on the horizon.

Emirati preacher called out for 'stealing' Saudi researcher's tweet

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Emirati preacher called out for 'stealing' Saudi researcher's tweet

It is not the first time the controversial preacher has been accused of stealing other people's work.

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Pope hails dialogue ahead of meeting with Iraq cleric

The March 5-8 visit - the first ever by a pope - will include stops in Baghdad, Najaf, Nasiriya, Erbil, Mosul and Qaraqosh.

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Pope, Muslim leader celebrate fraternity anniversary

Pope Francis and Sheikh Ahmad al-Tayyeb discussed a high-level commission to spread a greater mutual understanding and solidarity.

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France's Le Pen proposes hijab ban

The far-right leader has called for a total ban on the Muslim headscarf in public places.

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Google launches virtual home for Mosul's 'art and soul'

An art collection and a virtual tour of Mosul's old city are available on the new platform.

Pope to meet Shiite cleric Sistani on Iraq visit

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Pope to meet Shiite cleric Sistani on Iraq visit

Pope Francis will meet with a Shiite cleric during his visit to Iraq.

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Biden undoes Trump migration orders, pushes for major reform

Scribbled signatures from his pen on Wednesday lifted an entry ban for people from many majority Muslim nations and halted construction of ...

Mosul: A wounded city trying to heal

Sylvain Mercadier

Mosul: A wounded city trying to heal

In-depth: Iraq's second largest city remains scarred by the war against the Islamic State. Although peace has returned, much of Mosul still lies ...

Biden becomes 46th US president, vowing 'new day'

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Biden becomes 46th US president, vowing 'new day'

Joe Biden has delivered a speech promising unity and a fight against racism and division in the US.

Trump leaves White House, skipping Biden inauguration

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Trump leaves White House, skipping Biden inauguration

Donald Trump has left the White House, breaking with tradition as he finally leaves Washington.

'Pray' for Biden team, says Trump on last day

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'Pray' for Biden team, says Trump on last day

Outgoing President Donald Trump for the first time wished success to President-elect Joe Biden's incoming administration.

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Biden, GOP leaders will attend church before inauguration

Joe Biden has invited top Republican and Democratic congressional leaders to a bipartisan prayer before his inauguration.

Imrul Islam

All the president's yes-men

Comment: Let us not mistake political necessity for courage. Republicans who should have spoken out long ago are partly to blame for the ...

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Lebanon begins new lockdown amid surge in coronavirus cases

With infections hitting record levels, Lebanon is entering a 25 day lockdown, to stop hospitals becoming overwhelmed.

Warnock, Ossoff win in Georgia, handing Democrats Senate control

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Warnock, Ossoff win in Georgia, handing Democrats Senate control

Democrats won both Georgia Senate seats, and with them, the US Senate majority.

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Mob storms US Capitol as Trump accused of 'coup'

The US Capitol was stormed by Donald Trump's supporters following the president's last-ditch effort to overturn his election loss.

Trump makes last-ditch bid to block Biden win

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Trump makes last-ditch bid to block Biden win

During a rally in Washington, US President Donald Trump kicked off a furious last-ditch effort to reverse his election defeat.

Raphael Warnock becomes first Black senator in Georgia state

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Raphael Warnock becomes first Black senator in Georgia state

Raphael Warnock won one of Georgia’s two Senate runoffs Wednesday, becoming the first Black senator in his state’s history

Democrats win first Georgia runoff, control of Senate close

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Democrats win first Georgia runoff, control of Senate close

The Democrats took a huge leap towards seizing control of the US Senate as they won the first of two Georgia run-offs.

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