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"'I can't breathe.' Those were George Floyd's last words," Biden said, hours after the verdict. "We can't let those words die with him. We have to keep hearing those words."

Comment: In utter secrecy, France and Israel are cooperating on the digital warfare of the future, despite competitive tensions on the African arms market, writes Jean Stern.

Crowds express joy, wariness after verdict in Floyd's death

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Crowds express joy, wariness after verdict in Floyd's death

Crowds across America erupted into joy as the jury's verdict was read out but their elation was tinged with wariness of the progress left to be made.

US ex-cop Derek Chauvin convicted of George Floyd's murder

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US ex-cop Derek Chauvin convicted of George Floyd's murder

Sacked police officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of the murder and manslaughter of George Floyd after being found guilty on all three ...

First woman ever seeks Syrian presidential bid

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First woman ever seeks Syrian presidential bid

Faten Ali Nahar, a 50-year-old Damascus resident, has nominated herself in an election which is certain to be won by President Bashar Al- Assad.

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Jury reaches verdict at trial over George Floyd's death

The jury has reached a verdict at the murder trial of ex-policeman Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd.

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Biden says evidence 'overwhelming' in tense George Floyd trial

The president's unusually strong comments came as jury deliberations for the trial of an ex-policeman accused of murdering George Lloyd entered ...

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Sudan repeals Israel boycott law amid normalisation efforts

Sudan has repealed the Israel boycott act, which has been in place since 1958, despite nationwide protests.

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Turkey seeks jail terms for 97 over student protests

Turkish prosecutors have demanded jail terms for 97 student protesters against Erdogan.

Pakistan parliament postpones debate on expelling French ambassador

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Pakistan parliament postpones debate on expelling French ambassador

Pakistan's parliament has postponed a debate on whether the country should expel the French ambassador, which will now take place on Friday.

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Jury begins deliberations in George Floyd murder trial

A 12-member jury hearing the case against former officer and murderer of African-American man George Floyd, Derek Chauvin has begun.

Pakistan's parliament to debate whether to expel French ambassador

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Pakistan's parliament to debate whether to expel French ambassador

Pakistan's parliament will debate Tuesday whether the country should expel the French ambassador in response to increasing Islamophobia.

Israel approves Covid-19 aid for Jordan but no vaccines

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Israel approves Covid-19 aid for Jordan but no vaccines

Israel's Covid-19 medical aid to Jordan marks an improvement in recent tense relations between the two countries.

What's in a flag?

Malia Bouattia

What's in a flag?

Comment: The Algerian flag stands for freedom against the people's oppressors: colonial and domestic, historic and present. No wonder France ...

Syria court gets 1st applications for presidential vote

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Syria court gets 1st applications for presidential vote

A Syrian court started receiving applications from presidential hopefuls, the state news agency said, for polls next month expected to keep ...

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Bahrain's Gulf Air to begin direct Israel flights

The new Manama-Tel Aviv service will begin on June 3, following months of discussions between Gulf Air and senior Israeli officials.

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The unconvincing narrative of EU sanctions on Turkey

Analysis: Despite the rhetoric, complex economic and political relations between Turkey and prominent EU member states mean that substantial ...

Florence Massena

Rights group urges Bahrain to free all political prisoners

Dozens of prisoners are estimated to suffering from Covid-19 in the Bahraini jails, and their families want them back home.

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George Floyd murder trial hears closing arguments

A jury is to hear closing arguments on Monday in the trial of the white ex-police officer accused of murdering African-American George Floyd.

Berbers mark 20 years since Algeria's 'Black Spring' <em>protests</em>

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Berbers mark 20 years since Algeria's 'Black Spring' protests

Berbers in Algeria are marking the anniversary for a protest movement that inspired the Hirak movement some twenty years later.

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US warns of 'consequences' if Navalny dies

The United States on Sunday warned Moscow of "consequences" if the hunger-striking Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny dies in prison.

Russia street <em>protests</em> set for April 21: Navalny team

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Russia street protests set for April 21: Navalny team

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's health is failing due to his hunger strike in prison, and his team is calling for a protest on Wednesday.

Pakistan police and rangers taken hostage in anti-France <em>protests</em>

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Pakistan police and rangers taken hostage in anti-France protests

Supporters of the now-banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) radical party have taken at least seven hostages during an anti-France protest.

Kremlin critic Navalny could 'die any minute': doctors

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Kremlin critic Navalny could 'die any minute': doctors

The jailed opposition leader has been on hunger strike since March 31. His blood potassium levels are now so high he could "die any minute", ...

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