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Syrian groups have urged UN member states to vote against Russia gaining a seat on the Human Rights Council.

Canada has decided to look into the downing of a Ukrainian jetliner.

US fines Emirates $400,000 for flying over Iran airspace

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US fines Emirates $400,000 for flying over Iran airspace

The UAE's national airline has been fined over flights operated last year amid tensions between Washington and Tehran.

Trump, Biden head into first debate for presidency

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Trump, Biden head into first debate for presidency

President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden will meet in Cleveland on Tuesday for the first of three televised debates.

Turkish drone company successfully tests flying car

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Turkish drone company successfully tests flying car

Drone giant Baykar says it could still take as many as 15 years to see a flying car on the road.

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Experts: Libya rivals UAE, Russia, Turkey violate UN embargo

The new report follows a warning last week from the top UN official for Libya that the oil-rich country is at 'a decisive turning point'.

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Ukraine jet pilots were alive after missile hit: Iran

Iran said the pilots onboard the downed Ukraine jet were still alive after the first of two missiles hit the plane, according to date ...

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Iran 'ready to pay compensation' for Ukrainian plane crash

Iran has accepted responsibility for downing the Ukrainian plane and is ready to negotiate paying full compensation under international law, the ...

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Captain astonished that his ship delivered Beirut explosive

Boris Prokoshev captained the ship the carried 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate to Beirut.

Apocalyptic scenes as blasts ravage Beirut

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Apocalyptic scenes as blasts ravage Beirut

The confirmed death toll stood at 73 at 2:00 am but with more than 3,000 wounded and hospitals struggling to cope, a much higher final count ...

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Iran, Ukraine hold 'constructive' talks on downed airliner

The two states agreed that a 'most transparent and unbiased investigation by Iran is needed'.

Russia 'tested' military-trained dolphins in Syria: report

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Russia 'tested' military-trained dolphins in Syria: report

Satellite images appear to show pens for marine mammals at a Russian naval base in Syria.

Iran sends black boxes of downed plane to France

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Iran sends black boxes of downed plane to France

Iran has sent the black boxes of a Ukrainian passenger plane which its armed forces accidentally shot down in January to France after a long ...

Cyber conflict: Iran and Israel’s new frontier of war

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Cyber conflict: Iran and Israel’s new frontier of war

There has been no confirmation that explosions in Iranian facilities are the result of cyber-attacks, but it has got experts talking.

Iran says misaligned radar led to Ukrainian jet downing

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Iran says misaligned radar led to Ukrainian jet downing

This error "initiated a hazard chain" that saw further errors committed in the minutes before the plane was shot down, said a CAO document.

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Five countries negotiate compensation from Iran on downed plane

Five countries whose nationals died when Iran's armed forces shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane will negotiate with Tehran regarding compensation for victims' families.

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Iran agrees to compensate downed plane victims' families: Sweden

Sweden said Iran has agreed to compensate the families of foreign victims of a Ukrainian passenger plane that was shot down in January.

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Turkey lifts veto on NATO plan for Poland, Baltics

Turkey has lifted its veto on a NATO defence plan Poland and the Baltic states, officials confirmed.

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Explainer: Israel's Trump-backed annexation plan for the West Bank

Your questions about Israel's plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, answered.

Iran sends recorder from downed Ukrainian airliner to France

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Iran sends recorder from downed Ukrainian airliner to France

State-run media reported Iran had sent the downed jet's black box to France after months of delays.

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Trump slammed for inaction over 'Russian bounties' in Afghanistan

US President Donald Trump has been slammed for failing to respond to intelligence accusing Russia of offering rewards to Taliban-linked ...

US thinks Russia spies aided Taliban attacks: report

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US thinks Russia spies aided Taliban attacks: report

The Trump administration believes Russian spies aided attacks against US forces in Afghanistan by offering bounties to the militants.

<em>Ukraine</em> 'threatens' Iran with lawsuit over downed jetliner

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Ukraine 'threatens' Iran with lawsuit over downed jetliner

In an interview with Canada’s The Globe and Mail, Zelensky said that Iran’s commitments were not only limited to handing over the flight’s black ...

Boris Johnson's new-model colonial policy

Arkebe Oqubay

Boris Johnson's new-model colonial policy

Comment: Johnson's decision to put the Department for International Development directly under the control of the foreign ministry is indicative ...

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