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A coalition of NGOs have called on organisers and participants to scrap this year's Ladies European Tour golf week in Saudi Arabia.

The US government has been urged to boycott next month's G20 summit in Riyadh over the kingdom's rights violations.

EU takes Tunisia off virus-safe travel list

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EU takes Tunisia off virus-safe travel list

A rise in Covid-19 cases in Tunisia has prompted the European Union to remove it from its list of countries exempt from its coronavirus travel ban.

Many thorny global situations hinge on US election outcome

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Many thorny global situations hinge on US election outcome

Donald Trump's election was a shock to the US and the international community. Here's how each presidency may affect the international community.

Arrest warrants issued for founders of Panama Papers firm

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Arrest warrants issued for founders of Panama Papers firm

Germany has issued international arrest warrants for the two founders of the firm exposed by the Panama Papers leak.

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Turkish Cypriots elect pro-Erdogan presidential candidate

Ersin Tatar, a right-wing candidate favoured by Turkish President Erdogan, has narrowly won presidential elections in the unrecognised Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

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Turkish Cypriots vote for new leader amid EastMed tensions

North Cyprus on Sunday is holding a presidential vote for a new leader amid heightened tensions in the eastern Mediterranean.

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This Black History Month, museums should return stolen artefacts

Comment: Returning stolen arts and objects to their rightful owners is a necessary step towards righting the colonial wrongs of western nations, ...

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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.

EU condemns Turkey 'provocations' in eastern Med

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EU condemns Turkey 'provocations' in eastern Med

European leaders discussed the ongoing standoff at a summit in Brussels.

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EU sanctions senior Putin aides over Navalny, Libya

The EU sanctioned Putin's inner circle over the poisoning of opposition figure Alexei Navalny and Kremlin meddling in Libya's civil war.

Virtual aid conference to be held for Rohingya refugees

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Virtual aid conference to be held for Rohingya refugees

The conference will be co-hosted by the UN, US, and EU to help fund the Rohingya refugees made homeless after Myanmar military massacres.

Syrian Ahrar Al-Sham rebel group faces major internal mutiny

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Syrian Ahrar Al-Sham rebel group faces major internal mutiny

The Syrian Islamist Ahrar Al-Sham rebel group is facing a major split between it political leadership and its military wing, which the Hay’at ...

Berlin warns Turkey against 'provocation' in Mediterranean

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Berlin warns Turkey against 'provocation' in Mediterranean

Berlin urged Turkey to end its provocation in the Mediterranean on Tuesday, after Ankara redeployed a research ship.

Akinci to face Erdogan-backed rival in Turkish Cypriot election

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Akinci to face Erdogan-backed rival in Turkish Cypriot election

Pro-reunification moderate Mustafa Akinci will face Ankara-backed nationalist Ersin Tatar in the race for the Turkish Cypriot presidency, which ...

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Turkey to send research ship to east Mediterranean again

Turkey announced plans to send the research ship at the centre of an energy rights row with Greece to the eastern Mediterranean again,

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Turkish Cypriots vote for new leader amid Mediterranean tensions

The election in the breakaway TRNC that is recognised only by Ankara.

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Saudi setback over EU push to downgrade G20 presence

Efforts to downgrade the EU's attendance at the upcoming G20 summit in Riyadh over human rights concerns have put a damper on Saudi Arabia's ...

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Rain floods Greece's largest migrant camp

The facility was hastily put together after the camp of Moria, Europe's largest, was destroyed in a September 8 fire.

<em>European</em> Parliament urges EU to boycott Saudi G20 summit

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European Parliament urges EU to boycott Saudi G20 summit

The bill calls for EU Presidents Von der Leyen and Charles Michel to snub the G20 summit in Riyadh in November.

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Turkish, Greek FMs hold first talks since Mediterranean tensions

The talks were held the sidelines of a security forum in Slovakia's capital Bratislava.

Nigerian migrant worker burned alive in Libya's Tripoli

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Nigerian migrant worker burned alive in Libya's Tripoli

Three alleged perpetrators, all in their 30s, were arrested and referred to prosecutors for investigation, officials said.

How Turkey, Israel and Pakistan ended up backing Azerbaijan

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How Turkey, Israel and Pakistan ended up backing Azerbaijan

Analysis: The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has produced an unlikely alignment of traditionally hostile regional actors.

North Cyprus to open disputed town with Turkish backing

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North Cyprus to open disputed town with Turkish backing

Northern Cyprus authorities plan to open a coastal section of a disputed town with Turkey's support.

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