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A Colombian businessman was carrying a letter from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accrediting him to Iran's supreme leader, according to a new court filing.

"Strong evidence... supports that the intent of the Capitol rioters was to capture and assassinate elected officials in the United States government."

US to block cotton from China's Xinjiang region

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US to block cotton from China's Xinjiang region

The US government will halt imports of cotton and tomatoes from China's Xinjiang region over Beijing's treatment of the country's Uighur minority.

Algerian ex-PM admits selling <em>gold</em> bars on black market

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Algerian ex-PM admits selling gold bars on black market

Former Algerian premier Ahmed Ouyahia received gold bars from Gulf donors then sold them on the black market, the official APS news ...

Questions haunt Iran's downing of Ukrainian plane

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Questions haunt Iran's downing of Ukrainian plane

For the families of those who lost loved ones on Flight PS752, a lack of transparency and accountability is making the grieving process even ...

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Ousted Algeria leader's 'secret child' loses appeal against jail

Zoulikha Nachinache was found guilty of money laundering, influence peddling, squandering public funds and illicit transfer of foreign currency abroad.

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UAE-based business helps Venezuela 'evade' US oil sanctions: report

The accusations against a business based in one of Washington’s principal political allies runs counter to the sanctions enacted by the US ...

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Israel, Turkey relations 'on the verge of breakthrough': report

Bilateral talks and full diplomatic relations between Turkey and Israel could be restored by March, Turkish presidential adviser on foreign ...

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Turkey reports major $6 billion gold discovery

Turkish authorities on Tuesday reported a major gold discovery thought to be valued at around $6 billion.

Q&A: Ilhan Omar awaits more productive US foreign policy

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Q&A: Ilhan Omar awaits more productive US foreign policy

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar talks to Negar Mortazavi about her hopes for the Biden administration's foreign policy, and takes stock of the damage ...

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Egyptian bodybuilder crowned Mr Olympia 2020

Mamdouh 'Big Ramy' Elssbiay was crowned Mr Olmypia, winning a $400,000 cheque and becoming the second Arab in history to be recognised as the ...

Israeli criminals 'flee to Dubai' to escape arrest

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Israeli criminals 'flee to Dubai' to escape arrest

Dozens of Israeli criminals have fled to Dubai following the normalisation agreement between the UAE and Israel, taking advantage of lax ...

Erdogan donates Islamic calligraphy to Hagia Sophia

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Erdogan donates Islamic calligraphy to Hagia Sophia

The calligraphic plaque features verses 159 and 160 from the Al-Imran chapter of the Quran.

Qatar to join European qualifying for 2022 World Cup

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Qatar to join European qualifying for 2022 World Cup

Qatar will likely be placed in Group A, featuring Ireland, Portugal, Luxembourg, Serbia and Azerbaijan.

2,500-year-old coffins discovered in Egypt's Saqqara

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2,500-year-old coffins discovered in Egypt's Saqqara

At least 100 coffins, some of which hosting mummies, were discovered in Egypt's Saqqara region, authorities confirmed.

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Iman Jodeh makes history as Colorado's first Muslim lawmaker

Iman Jodeh, Colorado's first Muslim state representative, reflects on what inspired her to run for office and how she plans to be a voice for her diverse district.

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Lebanon to introduce digital currency

Lebanon has become the latest country to introduce a new digital currency.

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Excavators find ancient gold coins in Jerusalem's Old City

Four pure gold coins that were minted more than 1,000 years ago, were found in Jerusalem's Old City.

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Trump: the wrecking ball who came to 'fix' America

Rising to power by claiming to fix the US, Donald Trump has left a turbulent legacy.

Fighting nears key Karabakh town as Azerbaijani forces advance

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Fighting nears key Karabakh town as Azerbaijani forces advance

Azerbaijani forces are nearing on the key hilltop town of Shusha.

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Wall Street dips as Biden nears finish line

Wall Street dipped after four straight days of rises as vote counting across US battleground states showed Joe Biden is heading for victory.

'Miracle' girl rescued 91 hours after Turkey quake

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'Miracle' girl rescued 91 hours after Turkey quake

Some 91 hours after the deadly earthquake struck Turkey's Izmir, a three-year-old girl was pulled from rubble.

China removes domes, minarets from mosques: report

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China removes domes, minarets from mosques: report

A British diplomat in China has deplored the changes to the religious buildings as 'depressing'.

Gas and tensions in the eastern Med

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Gas and tensions in the eastern Med

Relations have been strained in recent months following Turkish exploration and drilling operations in waters claimed by both Cyprus and Greece.

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