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Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Saturday that military operations in the country's northern Tigray region were "completed"

Ethiopia's military "has started hitting with heavy weaponry and artillery the centre of Mekele".

Fresh rocket attack from Ethiopia's Tigray region targets Eritrea

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Fresh rocket attack from Ethiopia's Tigray region targets Eritrea

At least one rocket recently fired from Ethiopia's Tigray region targeted neighbouring Eritrea, according to regional diplomats.

Libya teachers, parents mobilise to fix battle-scarred school

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Libya teachers, parents mobilise to fix battle-scarred school

Libyan teachers and parents are using the limited means at hand to repair buildings devastated by a year-long battle for Tripoli

Refugees from Ethiopia conflict scratch a living in Sudan

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Refugees from Ethiopia conflict scratch a living in Sudan

Ethiopian refugees are restarting their lives in Sudan, saying 'they have nothing more to do' in their home country.

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Erdogan pushes tough foreign policy despite economic pain

Erdogan's increasingly hawkish foreign policy is rankling Western allies and scaring away investors

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Dismay as US considers troop pullout from Somalia

A Biden administration is considering taking troops out from Somalia.

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Ethiopian PM says troops ordered to move on Tigray

Ethiopia has decided to move troops into the Tigray capital as the fighting continues.

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US blacklists Libya militia tied to murders, torture

The US has imposed sanctions on Libya's Kaniyat militia, which is allegedly behind multiple murders, kidnapping and torture.

Azerbaijan moves into second district handed back by Armenia

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Azerbaijan moves into second district handed back by Armenia

Azerbaijani forces have entered the Kalabjar district, which was handed over by Armenia under a Russian-sponsored deal to end fighting over the ...

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UN urges guarantees for civilians as Ethiopia issues 72-hour

The UN's humanitarian coordinator for Ethiopia has called for a guarantee of safety for aid workers and some 525,000 civilians in Mekelle.

Russia stops UN blacklisting of notorious Libya militia

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Russia stops UN blacklisting of notorious Libya militia

Moscow reportedly said it wants more evidence of civilian killings before it agrees to the sanctions.

'Foreigners leave': Mosque in Germany plastered with Islamophobic posters

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'Foreigners leave': Mosque in Germany plastered with Islamophobic posters

Right-wing extremists targeted a mosque in Germany on Friday, reports confirmed, amid heightened Islamophobia in Europe.

No limit to where Iran defends itself, Guards say

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No limit to where Iran defends itself, Guards say

Iran's Revolutionary Guards said they are not bound by geography when it comes to self-defence.

Libya rivals yet to start withdrawing forces: UN envoy

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Libya rivals yet to start withdrawing forces: UN envoy

Libya's rival forces have failed to launch a withdrawal process under a ceasefire agreement, a UN envoy said.

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There is nothing funny about the racism in Borat

Comment: Sacha Baron Cohen's Borat character is as xenophobic and offensive today as he was in 2005. He should be shunned by Hollywood, write Gia Noortas and Hiba Rahim.

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Saudi pilot killed in Yemen was trained in UK

The UK has played a key role in arming and training the Saudi air force.

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Ethiopia accuses WHO chief of backing native Tigray's leaders

The Tigray conflict has caused the displacement of some 200,000 people and growing.

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A Match Made In Heaven: Muslim women talk desire

Book Club: A new anthology of stories by British Muslim women exploring romance and desire proves to be a powerful and nuanced response to ...

Israel demands CNN anchor apologise over Trump, Nazi comparison

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Israel demands CNN anchor apologise over Trump, Nazi comparison

A CNN anchor's remarks drew a barrage of angry responses, including from Israeli Diaspora Affairs Minister Omer Yankelevich.

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Libya talks end without naming govt

The United Nations confirmed talks to appoint an executive to help lead Libya out of a decade of conflict ended on Sunday without discussing ...

Libyan father seeks closure after son's forced disappearance

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Libyan father seeks closure after son's forced disappearance

When armed men picked up the 20-year-old Haitham al-Magri for interrogation from his home, his father Mohamed never expected it would be the ...

UN-led Libya talks enter final day

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UN-led Libya talks enter final day

Hopes for a lasting peace remain unclear as a week of UN-led political talks come to a close.

Libya to hold national elections in December 2021: UN

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Libya to hold national elections in December 2021: UN

At UN-held talks in Tunisia, Libyans agreed to hold elections in December 2021.

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