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Vermont Senator Sanders said that Israel should not be sending vaccines to foreign countries before vaccinating Palestinians.

Oxfam called on the UK to immediately end all arms 'that risk being used against civilians and exacerbating the humanitarian crisis'.

Market for edible flowers blossoms in Tunisia

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Market for edible flowers blossoms in Tunisia

Edible flowers have grown in popularity in Tunisia, and are being used in high-end hotel restaurants.

How Russia is swelling the global market for mercenaries

Ruslan Trad

How Russia is swelling the global market for mercenaries

Analysis: In an era of increasingly privatised warfare, Russia is spearheading the use of mercenaries to expand its influence.

UN envoy issues Myanmar warning over Suu Kyi

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UN envoy issues Myanmar warning over Suu Kyi

The UN special envoy on Myanmar has warned of the potential for an escalation of violence in the country on Wednesday.

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi to face court this week: lawyer

Two days following the coup, Aung Saan Suu Kyi was hit with the ususual charge of violating Myanmar's import and export law, after a search of her hourse found walkie-talkies.

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Red Sea reefs 'under threat' from Israel-UAE oil deal

Israeli environmentalists are warning that a UAE-Israeli oil pipeline deal threatens unique Red Sea coral reefs and could lead to "the next ...

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US lawmakers urge UK to help end Yemen war

The lawmakers' comments indicate that the US could pressure the UK to stop arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

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US slaps sanctions on Myanmar junta leaders

The US announced sanctions on leaders of Myanmar's junta and several gem companies.

UK refuses to stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia

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UK refuses to stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia

The UK has refused to follow the US' decision of suspending arms sales to Saudi Arabia, saying London makes its own decisions about selling ...

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Iran, N. Korea resumed missile collaboration in 2020: UN

The resumed cooperation included the transfer of "critical parts", said a report that was submitted to the UN's Security Council on Monday.

Egypt’s president says he supports interim Libya government

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Egypt’s president says he supports interim Libya government

In rare televised comments, al-Sisi said the appointment of the interim government, which includes a three-member Presidential Council and a ...

Biden maintains tough line on Turkey over Russia arms

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Biden maintains tough line on Turkey over Russia arms

US President Joe Biden's administration urged Turkey to renounce a major Russian missile defence system.

Biden demands Myanmar military 'relinquish power'

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Biden demands Myanmar military 'relinquish power'

US President Joe Biden called on Myanmar's generals to "relinquish power" following the military coup that ousted the elected civilian ...

Iran's president claims big victory to end sanctions

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Iran's president claims big victory to end sanctions

President Hassan Rouhani has celebrated a legal victory after the International Court of Justice agreed to hear the case against US sanctions.

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Myanmar medics lead sprouting civil disobedience calls after coup

Some medical teams posted pictures on social media wearing red ribbons -- NLD's colours -- and raising a three-finger salute in support for ousted Aung San Suu Kyi.

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Myanmar coup charges Suu Kyi with dubious 'walkie-talkie' charge

A Myanmar coup court charged ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi with a dubious charge of breaching an import and export law.

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Syrian regime and Kurdish forces clash after deadly protests

Tensions are rising between Syrian regime and Kurdish forces in northeast Syria.

Peace in troubled Libya brings back traditional weavers

For some, the ancient tradition of weaving offers a way to earn an income - as well as resuming a way of life that the war had stopped.

UK's Johnson tells EU chief of 'concerns' over vaccine

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UK's Johnson tells EU chief of 'concerns' over vaccine

Prime Minister Boris Johnson told EU chief Ursula von der Leyen of his concerns after Brussels partially suspended terms of the Brexit deal as ...

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Italy freezes arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE

Italy's Peace and Disarmament Network, a campaign group, hailed the "historic" move that it estimated would see orders for more than 12,700 ...

US State Department reopens file on Houthi terrorist designation

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US State Department reopens file on Houthi terrorist designation

The new US State Department is reexamining the designation of the Houthi movement as terrorists, amid fears of a worsening humanitarian crisis ...

Why designating Yemen's Houthis as terrorists is a mistake

Stasa Salacanin

Why designating Yemen's Houthis as terrorists is a mistake

Analysis: Designating the Houthis as a foreign terrorist organisation could choke humanitarian supplies to Yemen and torpedo diplomatic efforts ...

Brexit 'loopholes' allow UK to dump waste abroad

Katia Youssef

Brexit 'loopholes' allow UK to dump waste abroad

While the European Union is putting in place regulations to stifle this approach, London relies on legal loopholes to carry on with business as ...

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