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The EU's foreign policy chief said that "possible war crimes" have been reported in Ethiopia's Tigray region.

Sudan banned flights over a flashpoint border area with Ethiopia.

Oman to see fastest economic growth in MENA region

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Oman to see fastest economic growth in MENA region

Oman is set to be one of the countries to see the swiftest economic recovery from the Covid-19 epidemic.

Indonesia recovers first black box from crashed plane

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Indonesia recovers first black box from crashed plane

Indonesian transport minister Budi Karya Sumadi said a box had been found after a plane plunged about 10,000 feet in less than a minute before ...

Indonesian divers hunt seabed for crashed plane's black boxes

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Indonesian divers hunt seabed for crashed plane's black boxes

Indonesian divers returned to a wreckage-littered seabed off Jakarta hunting for black boxes that will likely be key to unlocking the mystery of ...

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Sudan voices frustration as latest Nile dam talks stall

Sudan warned it cannot continue the "vicious cycle" of negotiations with Egypt and Ethiopia in the long-running dispute over Addis Ababa's controversial Blue Nile mega dam.

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Indonesia locates black box recorders from crashed Sriwijaya plane

Two black boxes belonging to the Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 that crashed shortly after take off have been found by authorities.

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Indonesia rescuers find human remains after deadly plane crash

The Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 went into a steep dive about four minutes after it left Soekarno-Hatta international airport in Jakarta on ...

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Indonesia budget airline jet 'suspected' to have crashed: official

More than 60 people were onboard the flight, which lost contact with authorities minutes after leaving Jakarta's airport.

Indonesia's Sriwijaya Air loses contact with plane after take-off

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Indonesia's Sriwijaya Air loses contact with plane after take-off

There were 56 passengers and six crew members onboard the plane.

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Ethiopia army says 4 members of Tigray party killed

The army revealed that four members of the Tigray party were killed after they were targeted in a military attack.

<em>Ethiopia</em> accuses Sudan of killing civilians amid border dispute

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Ethiopia accuses Sudan of killing civilians amid border dispute

Ethiopia has accused Sudanese forces of looting and killing civilians amid an ongoing dispute over a fertile border area.

Mnuchin meets Qatari, Egyptian counterparts in Cairo

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Mnuchin meets Qatari, Egyptian counterparts in Cairo

The meeting was the first time a Qatari official visited Egypt since the Saudi-led blockade began in 2017.

US inks Sudan normalisation deal after blacklisting lifted

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US inks Sudan normalisation deal after blacklisting lifted

Sudan has been de-blacklisted and given access to $1 billion in financing from the World Bank as the northeast African state signs to normalise ...

Sudan-Egypt-<em>Ethiopia</em> Nile dam talks to resume Sunday

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Sudan-Egypt-Ethiopia Nile dam talks to resume Sunday

Sudan's state news agency said officials from current African Union chair South Africa would be involved in the new round of talks to resolve a ...

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Sudan says back in control of border with Ethiopia

Sudan has announced that it is in full control of its borders with Ethiopia.

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Egypt summons Ethiopian diplomat over dam comments

Egypt's foreign ministry summoned Ethiopia's top diplomat in Cairo over comments by an Ethiopian official regarding a controversial dam on the ...

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Ethiopia's Tigray conflict revives bitter disputes over land

Despite efforts to the contrary by international and regional actors, the bloody conflict in Tigray continues.

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Sudan, Ethiopia start border talks one week after clash

Talks to demarcate the border between Sudan and Ethiopia started talks on Tuesday, just a week after deadly clashes in the disputed ...

Sudan-<em>Ethiopia</em> border demarcation talks set for Tuesday

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Sudan-Ethiopia border demarcation talks set for Tuesday

Negotiations between Sudan and Ethiopia are expected to be held on Tuesday.

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Hundreds of migrant domestic workers flown home from Lebanon

Hundreds of Lebanon's most vulnerable migrant domestic workers have been repatriated with funds raised by local charities, but thousands more ...

Saudi Arabia holding migrants in 'appalling' conditions: HRW

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Saudi Arabia holding migrants in 'appalling' conditions: HRW

Human Rights Watch's new report is the latest to detail allegations of torture and unsanitary, cramped conditions in Saudi detention centres.

Sudan PM: regional meeting on <em>Ethiopia</em> conflict agreed

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Sudan PM: regional meeting on Ethiopia conflict agreed

Sudan's premier said he had agreed with his counterpart in Addis Ababa to hold an urgent meeting of a bloc of east African countries to resolve ...

Sudan's PM visits <em>Ethiopia</em> amid refugee crisis

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Sudan's PM visits Ethiopia amid refugee crisis

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok made the first visit by a foreign leader to Ethiopia's Tigray region since fighting broke out in November.

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