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Clashes erupted in Bangladesh's capital after writer and government critic Mushtaq Ahmed died in jail.

Despite a ban on gatherings over the pandemic, crowds gathered in several neighbourhoods of Algiers on Friday.

Three southern Iraqi protesters dead amid after deadly crackdown

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Three southern Iraqi protesters dead amid after deadly crackdown

Three protesters are said to have been killed and 73 injured in heavy clashes with security forces in Iraq's southern city of Nasiriyah.

Hamas official demands details of Egypt-PA <em>gas</em> deal

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Hamas official demands details of Egypt-PA gas deal

Mousa Abu Marzouk said that Gazans 'should not stand by and watch as our natural resources go away' after the Palestinian Authority and Egypt ...

Displaced families face new exodus in Yemen

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Displaced families face new exodus in Yemen

The Houthi assault on the government held city of Marib is forcing Yemeni families to flee and search for safety elsewhere.

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Iraq Rocket strikes on US 'message from Iran’

Rockets fired by groups loyal to Iran are being viewed as a message to the US and an attempt to get leverage.

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Leading Syrian chemical weapons scientist 'was on CIA payroll'

The Syrian expert passed on information on the regime's chemical weapons programme on to the CIA.

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Turkey accuses Greek jets of 'harassing' Turkish boat

A Greek plane was alleged to have dropped a chaff cartridge, used to disable radars, two miles away from a Turkish research vessel, as tensions ...

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Myanmar generals under renewed pressure after G7 condemnation, sanctions

A statement from the G7 group of wealthy nations deploring violence against protesters comes after Washington slapped sanctions against another ...

Georgian police arrest top opposition leader

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Georgian police arrest top opposition leader

Georgian police stormed the headquarters of the country's main opposition party and arrested its leader, Nika Melia

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Syrian pound sinks to record low amid dollar shortages

The Syrian pound has sunk to 3,450 to the dollar on the black market.

Huge anti-coup rallies in Myanmar after deadly junta threat

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Huge anti-coup rallies in Myanmar after deadly junta threat

Myanmar's military threatens to use deadly force against protesters.

Israel, Egypt agree to build new <em>gas</em> pipeline

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Israel, Egypt agree to build new gas pipeline

Israel and Egypt's energy ministers agreed to build a gas pipeline from the offshore eastern Mediterranean Leviathan field to Egypt, ...

Two people dead in Myanmar anti-coup protest shooting

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Two people dead in Myanmar anti-coup protest shooting

Myanmar's security forces fired live rounds and rubber bullets at protesters on Saturday.

Algeria's president dissolves parliament, calls for early elections

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Algeria's president dissolves parliament, calls for early elections

Many protesters feel Tebboune’s gestures so far have been largely cosmetic, and note he is a product of the long-time political elite.

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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.

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US judge dismisses 'terrorism' case against Turkish state bank

Some 876 plaintiffs, either victims or families of victims of an unspecified attack by an Iran-linked group, brought the case against Halkbank.

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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.

EU sets deadline for Turkey on tax blacklist: diplomats

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EU sets deadline for Turkey on tax blacklist: diplomats

The EU has reportedly again kept Turkey on its 'grey list of offenders', countries that are asked to make changes to their policy and are given ...

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UN warns battle for Marib threatens millions of Yemenis

Mark Lowcock, the UN undersecretary general for humanitarian affairs, said an assault on the government's last northern stronghold would have ...

After 3 days, Afghan-Iran border blaze brought under control

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After 3 days, Afghan-Iran border blaze brought under control

On Monday, only small fires were smoldering at the Islam Qala border crossing, after three days of firefighting efforts from both Iran and ...

Myanmar restores internet access, extends Suu Kyi's detention

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Myanmar restores internet access, extends Suu Kyi's detention

The internet in Myanmar has been restored as protesters take to the streets to demand the release of Suu Kyi.

In first, Iraq arrests four suspects in protest killings

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In first, Iraq arrests four suspects in protest killings

It is unclear whether the accused are linked to powerful paramilitary forces alleged to be involved in the killing of some 600 protesters.

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