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Following last year’s massive blast, the Combi Lift company has removed hazardous materials from the port of Beirut and is taking them to Germany for destruction.

New Delhi's top diplomat tweeted that he had been made aware Tuesday evening of 'exposure to possible Covid positive cases'.

Iran diplomat's 20-year sentence for France bomb plot confirmed

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Iran diplomat's 20-year sentence for France bomb plot confirmed

The lawyer for Assadollah Assadi, an Iranian diplomat convicted of plotting to bomb an opposition rally outside Paris, 'failed' to lodge an appeal, according to Belgium's federal prosecutor's office.

G7 seeks common front on China

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G7 seeks common front on China

The G7 devoted its first session to China, with Blinken pledging 'robust cooperation' with Britain in pressuring Beijing's over its genocide of ...

Dbeibah and Draghi: A new era in Italy-Libya relations

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Dbeibah and Draghi: A new era in Italy-Libya relations

Analysis: With new leaders in both countries, the relationship between Italy and Libya could be at a decisive turning point.

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Egypt buys 30 Rafale jets from France: military

The latest purchase from French defence firm Dassault Aviation is aimed at shoring up "national security" and will be financed through a 10-year-loan, Egypt's military said in a statement.

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US, UK reject reports of prisoner deal with Iran

In a meeting ahead of the 47th G7 summit, Washington and London's top diplomats denied prospects of a breakthrough in a prisoner swap deal with ...

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Deadly oxygen shortages as India nears 20 million cases

India's total coronavirus caseload has become close to 20 million as oxygen shortages in hospitals continue.

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Myanmar rebels claim military helicopter downing

The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) took responsibility for the downing of the helicopter gunship during fierce clashes near the town of Momauk

Blinken in UK as G7 FMs resume in-person talks

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Blinken in UK as G7 FMs resume in-person talks

Britain this week hosts the first face-to-face meeting of G7 foreign ministers in two years which will be joined by Antony Blinken

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German philosopher Habermas rejects UAE's Zayed Book Award

The prominent German philosopher Juergen Habermas said he will not accept a high-priced literary award from the United Arab Emirates, reversing ...

Hopes for Iran nuclear breakthrough 'within weeks'

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Hopes for Iran nuclear breakthrough 'within weeks'

Representatives of the parties still in the Iran agreement noted "indisputable progress" in talks to revive the historic accord after adjourning ...

Iran, US nuclear talks to resume in Vienna

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Iran, US nuclear talks to resume in Vienna

The Vienna talks aim to achieve a concrete result 'by the end of May', according to diplomats.

European nations vow continuing security support for Sahel

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European nations vow continuing security support for Sahel

The pledge follows the deaths of two Spanish journalists and an Irish wildlife activist in Burkina Faso.

<em>Germany</em> charges man with fundraising for Islamic State group

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Germany charges man with fundraising for Islamic State group

The man allegedly transferred money to the Islamic State group, prosecutors said.

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Gazan behind Mars drone says visiting home difficult

While NASA's space engineer Loay Elbasyouni was able to launch an experimental helicopter from the surface of Mars, visiting his home city Gaza is not as easy.

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German woman faces 'security charge' in Iran: daughter

Nahid Taghavi had reportedly been placed in isolation for the last four weeks.

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Iran nuclear deal talks to 'speed up': Tehran

Iran's foreign ministry said that participants in the third round of talks to bring Washington back to the 2015 nuclear deal have agreed to ...

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Pandemic aid begins to arrive in Covid-stricken India

The first emergency medical supplies arrived in India on Tuesday as part of a global campaign to staunch a catastrophic wave in the latest ...

Talks to revive Iran nuclear deal to resume

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Talks to revive Iran nuclear deal to resume

Parties to the Iran nuclear agreement are expected to resume their negotiations on Tuesday in Vienna.

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Russia orders Navalny groups to suspend activities

Alexei Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation gets suspended as the prosecutors try to stop any criticism of President Putin ahead of the ...

US, UK rush urgent Covid-19 supplies to virus-hit India

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US, UK rush urgent Covid-19 supplies to virus-hit India

More than three million people have now died from coronavirus in India.

Turkey rages at US recognition of Armenia genocide

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Turkey rages at US recognition of Armenia genocide

From the streets of Istanbul to the halls of power, Turks were united in anger at Biden's decision to formally recognise the Armenian genocide.

Biden recognises Armenian genocide, defying Turkey in watershed

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Biden recognises Armenian genocide, defying Turkey in watershed

Biden said his statement was 'not to cast blame but to ensure that what happened is never repeated.'

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