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Aung San Suu Kyi has been hit with a new criminal charge under section 25 of the natural disaster management law.

By starting up the advanced centrifuges in breach of its faltering nuclear deal Iran is yet to reciprocate Washington's "very serious" ideas on reviving the accord, proposed in talks.

German firms unveil lavish post-blast Beirut port plan

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German firms unveil lavish post-blast Beirut port plan

A plan to rebuild the Beirut port area that was devastated by an explosion has been presented by a German delegation.

New start for Paris mosque closed after teacher's murder

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New start for Paris mosque closed after teacher's murder

Some 200 worshippers returned for Friday prayers at the 1,300-person capacity mosque in Pantin.

Iran nuclear talks to reconvene next week following breakthrough

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Iran nuclear talks to reconvene next week following breakthrough

So far, the two sides have agreed to the establishment of working groups to monitor Iran's nuclear activities and US' lifting of sanctions.

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Bahrain to release 126 prisoners amid virus fears

The inmates will serve the rest of their sentence out of prison, the Bahraini public prosecution said.

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Traffic jam eases further in Suez after ship unblocked

Around 200 ships are still waiting to transit through the canal.

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Christians mark Good Friday as some holy sites reopen

Limited numbers of worshippers are able to celebrate Good Friday this year.

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Optimism but concern as megaship still stuck in Suez

Hope rose that salvage efforts could free a mammoth container ship that has blocked the Suez Canal for six days, crippling international trade ...

Suez chief cites possible 'human error' in ship grounding

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Suez chief cites possible 'human error' in ship grounding

Osama Rabie, head of the Suez Canal Authority, told reporters that the ship could've been blocked due to human and technical error.

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Megaship blocking Suez Canal may be refloated Saturday: owner

The Japanese owner of the Ever Given megaship which is blocking the Suez Canal said it may be refloated Saturday, as work continued to free it.

Attempt to refloat megaship blocking Egypt's Suez fails: company

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Attempt to refloat megaship blocking Egypt's Suez fails: company

"Another attempt to refloat the vessel earlier today... was not successful."

Tugs and dredgers try to free megaship blocking Suez

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Tugs and dredgers try to free megaship blocking Suez

"Tug boats and dredgers are being used to crush rocks."

EU leaders seek building on improving ties with Turkey

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EU leaders seek building on improving ties with Turkey

EU leaders will consider diplomatic and economic incentives to encourage improving ties with Turkey.

Turkey's growing influence in the Horn of Africa

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Turkey's growing influence in the Horn of Africa

Analysis: In the last decade, Turkey has moved from being a peripheral country with little presence in the Horn of Africa to one of the region's ...

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Russia regrets US 'passed up' chance for Putin-Biden talks

Vladimir Putin had offered to hold virtual talks with Joe Biden after the US president described him as a 'killer'.

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Turkish-German vaccine pioneers honoured with top award

Germany's president presented the country’s top award to married couple Ugur Sahin and Ozlem Tureci, who developed the Pfizer-BioNTech ...

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Erdogan chastises Biden for 'killer' Putin comment

'Mr Biden's comment about Putin does not suit a head of state,' said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Media watchdog urges Algeria to probe violence against journalists

RSF urged Algerian authorities to investigate violence against journalists at an anti-government demonstration.

UN calls for women participation in Afghan peace process

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UN calls for women participation in Afghan peace process

The UN on Friday called for the "full, equal and meaningful participation of women" in Afghanistan's peace process.

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Iran calls Pope's Iraq visit 'good' and 'constructive'

Iran's foreign ministry praised the pope's visit to Iraq, especially in regards to his meeting with Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, the country's ...

Pope Francis visits Iraqi Christians who suffered under IS

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Pope Francis visits Iraqi Christians who suffered under IS

The heaviest deployment of security forces yet has been mobilised to protect the 84-year-old on what is perhaps his riskiest day in Iraq.

Pope urges Iraq to embrace its Christians on visit

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Pope urges Iraq to embrace its Christians on visit

Pope Francis opened his historic trip with a plea for Iraq's Muslims to embrace their Christian neighours as a precious resource.

Europeans to push for Iran censure at UN nuclear

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Europeans to push for Iran censure at UN nuclear

The three European members of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal will put forward a resolution condemning Iran's suspension of some inspections by the ...

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