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Wendy Sherman will serve as deputy secretary of state in the Biden administration.

The three countries' top diplomats discussed reconstruction efforts and an initiative to combat global Islamophobia.

Armenian leader says Karabakh conflict unresolved

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Armenian leader says Karabakh conflict unresolved

Armenia's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan insisted that key issues surrounding the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh were in limbo, in a rare meeting with his Azerbaijani arch-foe in Moscow.

Pelosi says removing Trump 'emergency of highest magnitude'

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Pelosi says removing Trump 'emergency of highest magnitude'

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for the urgent removal of President Donald Trump from office.

Russia, Turkey to develop military ties despite US sanctions

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Russia, Turkey to develop military ties despite US sanctions

Moscow and Ankara's military cooperation would not be deterred by US sanctions on Turkey, Russia's FM said.

Eldar Mamedov

The EU should stop coddling Middle East dictators

Comment: The EU's double standard when it comes to 'friendly authoritarians' like Sisi undermines its credibility and weakens the promotion of human rights worldwide, writes Eldar Mamedov.

Alex Kassidiaris

Why rumours of a Biden-Erdogan showdown are greatly exaggerated

Analysis: Despite assumptions that Biden will pursue a more aggressive policy towards Turkey, Ankara could re-emerge as an invaluable ally for ...

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Putin signs bill giving presidents lifetime immunity

The bill gives former presidents and their families immunity from prosecution for crimes committed during their lifetime

Paul Iddon

How Putin's Russia helped crush the Arab Spring

Analysis: Putin has always endorsed authoritarian rule in the Middle East and Russia has profited significantly from the brutal ...

Facebook takes down network linked to French disinformation campaigns

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Facebook takes down network linked to French disinformation campaigns

Facebook officials described an online battle between rival Russian and France-linked accounts, vying for geopolitical influence in the Central ...

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Sanctions will remain key weapon in Biden's strategy

Biden will not walk away from the use of sanctions as a key foreign policy tool against the US' opponents.

How Morocco-Israel normalisation could push Algeria closer to Russia

Giorgio Cafiero

How Morocco-Israel normalisation could push Algeria closer to Russia

Analysis: Threatened by Arab-Israeli normalisation deals and US recognition of Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara, Algeria's ties to ...

<em>Putin</em> congratulates Biden, says ready for 'collaboration'

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Putin congratulates Biden, says ready for 'collaboration'

The Russian president was one of the last remaining leaders of major world countries to have held back on congratulating Joe Biden.

Putin's 'chef' pays Russian operatives released by Libya

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Putin's 'chef' pays Russian operatives released by Libya

Yevgeny Prigozhin, an ally of Russian President Vladmir Putin, will reportedly support the two men with 18 million rubles ($246,420) ...

Syria approves new trade agreements with Russia

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Syria approves new trade agreements with Russia

Syria's Assad regime has approved dozens of projects with Russia under a new economic pact expected to be ratified before the end of the year.

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US hits Chechen leader, Yemenis, Haitians with sanctions

The sanctions target six Russian companies and five individuals that are part of the Chechen strongman's network, as well as five security officials from Yemen's Houthis.

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Russia signs deal to open naval base in Sudan

Moscow will be allowed to keep up to four ships at a time at its "logistical support centre" in port Sudan, which will be manned by up to 300 ...

Ruslan Trad

Russia and Turkey's complex regional rivalry

Analysis: Conflict dynamics in both Syria and Nagorno-Karabakh are part of a broad field of confrontation between Moscow and Ankara, stretching ...

Courtney Freer

A Saudi-Israeli rapprochement?

Comment: Courtney Freer appraises the prospects of a Saudi-Israel normalisation deal, or a resolution to the GCC crisis in the last days of the ...

Turkey's new virus figures confirm experts' worst fears

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Turkey's new virus figures confirm experts' worst fears

With the government now reporting all positive coronavirus tests, Turkey is one of the worst-hit countries in Europe.

Stasa Salacanin

A gateway to Africa: Russia's naval base in Sudan

Analysis: Moscow's new naval base in Sudan heralds Russia's return to the geopolitical map of Africa.

Russia says Sputnik V virus vaccine 95% effective

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Russia says Sputnik V virus vaccine 95% effective

Overseas trials of the vaccine are taking place in the United Arab Emirates, Venezuela, Belarus and other countries.

Azerbaijan troops enter first district handed over by Armenia

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Azerbaijan troops enter first district handed over by Armenia

Azerbaijani troops entered the Aghdam district, one of three handed back to Baku in a Russian-brokered peace deal with Armenia.

Russia and Turkey's delicate balancing act in Nagorno-Karabakh

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Russia and Turkey's delicate balancing act in Nagorno-Karabakh

Analysis: With Western powers sidelined, Russia and Turkey have emerged as dominant powerbrokers in the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

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