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The ex-Soviet neighbours agreed to a new truce from midnight on Sunday, as international mediators push for a stop to three weeks of heavy clashes over Nagorno-Karabakh.

The suspect who is believed to have beheaded a headteacher who had shown his students cartoons of the prophet Mohammed was an 18-year-old born in Moscow.

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 fighting between the two Caucasus rivals cast doubt over the accord.

<em>France</em> charges jihadist with murder in IS territory

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France charges jihadist with murder in IS territory

Othman Garrido, 26, is believed to have arrived in the region in 2012, where anti-terror prosecutors say he committed murder.

US bill could sanction banks operating in 'Hezbollah-dominated' areas

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US bill could sanction banks operating in 'Hezbollah-dominated' areas

This legislation would represent the “toughest sanctions ever proposed by Congress” against Hezbollah, Republican US Congressman Joe Wilson ...

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How Turkey, Israel and Pakistan ended up backing Azerbaijan

Analysis: The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has produced an unlikely alignment of traditionally hostile regional actors.

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New Armenia, Azerbaijan shelling despite calls for halt

Fighting has persisted between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces despite fresh calls for a ceasefire from world leaders.

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UAE announces bid for UN Security Council seat

The UAE is seeking a seat on the UN Security Council.

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Death toll rises in Karabakh clashes

Yerevan and Baku have been locked in a territorial dispute over the ethnic Armenian region of Nagorny Karabakh for decades, with deadly fighting ...

Eastern Libyan forces claim IS leader killed in raid

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Eastern Libyan forces claim IS leader killed in raid

The IS self-declared 'emirate' in Libya, fell to government forces in 2016.

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What's powering France's amoral alliance with UAE?

Comment: Paris has kept its extensive collaboration with the Emiratis curiously quiet. The 2019 revelations on UAE's shadowy behaviour in Yemeni ...

Greece to buy new planes, frigates amid Turkey tensions

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Greece to buy new planes, frigates amid Turkey tensions

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that the time had come to reinforce Greece's armed forces "as a legacy to the security of the country".

Turkey blasts <em>southern</em> EU leaders' 'biased' sanctions threat

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Turkey blasts southern EU leaders' 'biased' sanctions threat

Turkey called a statement by southern European leaders threatening sanctions on Ankara 'biased, disconnected from reality and lack a ...

Macron urges EU to unite over Turkey's 'unacceptable' conduct

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Macron urges EU to unite over Turkey's 'unacceptable' conduct

Turkey is 'no longer a partner' in the eastern Mediterranean region, Macron said.

The Iraq Report: <em>France</em> asserts itself as US withdraws

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The Iraq Report: France asserts itself as US withdraws

France is eyeing a role in Iraq as the United States continues to drawdown its presence in the country.

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Escalating tensions in eastern Mediterranean

The area has long been a source of acrimony between Greece and Turkey, and Ankara's appetite has been whetted by discoveries of large gas reserves.

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Turkey to hold new exercises, hits out at France

Turkey will follow up its Wednesday war games staged with a US navy ship with new "gunnery exercises" at the edge of its territorial waters next ...

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Turkey extends gas exploration in Mediterranean crisis

The Turkish navy said it was prolonging the stay of the Oruc Reis research vessel and its accompanying warships in waters claimed by Greece.

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UAE sends warplanes to Greece for joint drills

The UAE is the latest country to show support for Greece amid a tense maritime dispute with Turkey.

Turkey announces historic gas discovery in Black Sea

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Turkey announces historic gas discovery in Black Sea

Turkey revealed that drilling in the Black Sea has led to the discovery of gas reserves.

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Israel pushes for changes in UN's Lebanon peacekeeping force

Israel is allegedly working with UN Security Council members to push for tough changes in the way the peacekeeping force deals with the ...

Greece welcomes French boost amid tensions in east Med

Greece welcomes French boost amid tensions in east Med

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis tweeted that French President Emmanuel Macron was 'a fervent protector of European values and ...

Lebanon is not facing bread crisis after explosion: minister

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Lebanon is not facing bread crisis after explosion: minister

Caretaker Economy Minister Raoul Nehme has said Beirut's port is open and ready to receive container ships following the deadly blast last week.

UN council at odds over peacekeeping operation in Lebanon

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UN council at odds over peacekeeping operation in Lebanon

US Ambassador Kelly Craft stressed the need for a new mandate at a closed council meeting on the UN peacekeeping mission in southern ...

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