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

"Of course, there were hard times before the war, but the situation today is even more difficult."

Syria Insight: Russia's intervention five years on (Part 2)

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Russia's intervention five years on (Part 2)

In-depth: Five years have passed since Russia's intervention in Syria's war began.

Armenia, Azerbaijan clash over Karabakh as Russia urges halt

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Armenia, Azerbaijan clash over Karabakh as Russia urges halt

Russia urged Armenia and Azerbaijan to immediately start observing a ceasefire agreed over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region as intense ...

Shelling, missile fire ahead of Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire

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Shelling, missile fire ahead of Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire

The region's ombudsman Artak Beglaryan said Azerbaijan had fired missiles on civilian areas of its main city Stepanakert, which has been under ...

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Macron demands Turkey explain 'jihadists' in Azerbaijan

Armenian and Azerbaijani forces intensified their shelling on Thursday as Macron said jihadist militants had been deployed to Nagorno Karabakh in a "serious new" development.

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Russia 'ready for close coordination' with Turkey on Karabakh

Fighting over the breakaway region between majority-Muslim Azerbaijan and Christian Armenia has raised fears of a wider conflict.

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Turkey vows support for Azerbaijan in conflict with Armenia

Following the outbreak of fighting between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces on Sunday over the breakaway region of Nagorny Karabakh, Turkish ...

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Dozens dead in IS, govt clashes in Syria's Raqqa

At least 28 fighters were killed in clashes between Syria pro-regime forces and Islamic State militants in the northern province of Raqqa.

Syria clashes continue after Russian FM says conflict ‘ended’

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Syria clashes continue after Russian FM says conflict ‘ended’

Clashes continued in the Syrian province of Idlib on Monday night despite Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov saying that ...

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Russia vows military cooperation with Iran

Russia has vowed to develop military cooperation with Iran after a UN arms embargo expires in October.

Russia says ready to help ease tensions in Mediterranean

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Russia says ready to help ease tensions in Mediterranean

Russia is prepared to intervene in the eastern Mediterranean where Cyprus and Greece are mired in a standoff with Turkey over maritime and ...

Russia vows to back Iran on nuclear deal

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Russia vows to back Iran on nuclear deal

At the start of talks with his Iranian counterpart, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that his country would firmly ...

Head of Libya's Tobruk government on surprise Algeria visit

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Head of Libya's Tobruk government on surprise Algeria visit

Algerian officials greeted Aguila Saleh at Algiers International Airport, though the reason for the visit remains unknown.

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Russian ministers' Turkey visit postponed: Ankara

Sergei Lavrov and Sergei Shoigu were set to visit Istanbul on Sunday - a meeting agreed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin.

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Turkey and Russia to hold talks on Libya, Syria

Russian officials will visit Turkey to discuss Syria and Libya.

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Russia, Turkey and Iran hold virtual summit over Syria

Allies Russia, Turkey and Iran continued Syria negotiations during the seventh Astana summit, which was held virtually.

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Turkey, Russia and Iran to hold virtual Syria talks

The trilateral talks will take place via video conference on Wednesday.

Israel protests Russian meeting with Islamic Jihad leader

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Israel protests Russian meeting with Islamic Jihad leader

Russia's foreign minister met with senior Islamic Jihad officials on Wednesday in Moscow, including the group's leader.

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Trump calls for Russia to stop backing Syrian 'atrocities'

President Donald Trump has called for Russia to end its support for the Syrian regime's "atrocities" as he expressed US concern over violence in ...

Turkey hits back at Russia claims over Syria's Idlib

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Turkey hits back at Russia claims over Syria's Idlib

Turkey and Russia have been embroiled in a war of words over Idlib as the Moscow-backed Syrian regime intensifies its assault.

World powers agree new push for Libya peace

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World powers agree new push for Libya peace

World leaders committed to ending all foreign meddling in Libya's war and to uphold a weapons embargo at a Berlin summit.

Libya peace conference documents nearly ready: Russia

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Libya peace conference documents nearly ready: Russia

Officials from Russia, Turkey, the United States and the European Union are due to convene for a Libya peace summit on Sunday.

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