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A fire at a tanker has killed seven and injured 14 in Kabul.

Iraq's president met with the army chief of staff to discuss the nation's security situation.

Polluted Lebanon lake spews out tonnes of dead fish

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Polluted Lebanon lake spews out tonnes of dead fish

Hundreds of fish of all sizes lay dead on the banks a Lebanon lake on Thursday, with the stench of their rotting flesh clinging to the air.

Three charged with hate crimes in Ahmaud Arbery killing

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Three charged with hate crimes in Ahmaud Arbery killing

Travis McMichael and his father, Gregory, were charged along with a third man, William “Roddie” Bryan.

Palestinian cars set ablaze in Jerusalem in 'racist attack'

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Palestinian cars set ablaze in Jerusalem in 'racist attack'

Palestinian vehicles have been torched by suspected Israeli settlers.

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Shock in hometown of Tunisian suspect in France attack

Jamal Gorchene, who stabbed a police worker to death near Paris, was described by one cousin as a quiet, reserved person who 'did not have much to do with religion'.

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Imprisoned leader of Moroccan Rif protest movement 'steps down'

Nasser Zefzafi, the imprisoned leader of a protest movement in Morocco's Berber-majority Rif region, has stepped down, saying that the area had ...

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Three held after police worker fatally stabbed near Paris

The father of Jamal G., a Tunisian man who was shot dead by police after fatally stabbing a police worker near Paris, is in custody along with ...

Chad bids farewell to Deby as France backs son

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Chad bids farewell to Deby as France backs son

France's President Macron and Sahel allies have backed Deby's son despite opposotion accusations of an 'institutional coup'.

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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.

Iraqi man on trial for Berlin motorway rampage

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Iraqi man on trial for Berlin motorway rampage

The Iraqi man is charged with attempted murder, dangerous interference with traffic and fleeing the scene of an accident.

20 killed, 3 injured in southern Egypt crash

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20 killed, 3 injured in southern Egypt crash

A bus travelling from Cairo turned over while trying to pass a truck on a highway in the southern province of Assuit. The two vehicles ...

Sudanese women rally against gendered violence, inequality

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Sudanese women rally against gendered violence, inequality

Protesters were reportedly faced with incidents of harassment and violence.

Yemen gravediggers, bulldozer join forces against Covid

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Yemen gravediggers, bulldozer join forces against Covid

Fresh graves are being dug to meet demand as Covid-19 related deaths spike in the war-torn nation.

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Hezbollah fugitive can't appeal over Hariri murder: court

A UN-backed court said fugitive Hezbollah suspect Salim Ayyash, who is convicted of assassinating Rafic Hariri, cannot appeal against the verdict until he turns himself in.

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Somalia jihadist group bans AstraZeneca vaccine over 'safety fears'

The Al-Qaeda affiliated group Al-Shabab has called on the government to 'repent to Allah' for administering the vaccine.

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Somalia jihadists ban AstraZeneca 'deadly and unsafe' AstraZeneca vaccine

The Al-Qaeda affiliated group has called on the government to 'repent to Allah' for administering the vaccine.

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Syria opposition groups reject opening crossings with regime

Turkish backed groups have rejected a Russia proposal to open crossing points between Aleppo and Idlib.

Russian strikes hit aid trucks in northwestern Syria: activists

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Russian strikes hit aid trucks in northwestern Syria: activists

Airstrikes in northwest Syria have killed at least one person and damaged aid equipment, according to opposition activists and a paramedic group.

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Lebanese-Americans charged with assault following pro-Trump Capital riot

Lebanese-Americans Julian Elie Khater and George Pierre Tanios were charged with assaulting police officers during the Capitol riots.

18 killed as <em>truck</em> crashes into bus outside Cairo

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18 killed as truck crashes into bus outside Cairo

Traffic accidents claim thousands of lives every year in Egypt, which has a poor transportation safety record.

Eight injured in 'suspected terrorist' stabbings in Sweden

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Eight injured in 'suspected terrorist' stabbings in Sweden

A man stabbed eight people in Vetlanda, Sweden, in what police called a potential terror incident.

Pentagon: US contractor dies in Iraq rocket attack

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Pentagon: US contractor dies in Iraq rocket attack

A contractor died when at least 10 rockets slammed into an air base housing US and other coalition troops in western Iraq.

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