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The UN's aid chief warned the humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region is worsening, where people are now dying of hunger.

President Rouhani said new Iranian enrichment was not a sign the country was 'seeking to obtain the atomic bomb'.

Europe powers express 'grave concern' over Iran enrichment move

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Europe powers express 'grave concern' over Iran enrichment move

Iran’s announcement that they will increase uranium enrichment to 60 precent has worried European nations, who are trying to restart the Iran nuclear deal.

British-Palestinian filmmaker Farah Nabulsi's wins BAFTA for 'The Present'

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British-Palestinian filmmaker Farah Nabulsi's wins BAFTA for 'The Present'

A British-Palestinian filmmaker won a prestigious award for her short film, 'The Present'.

The Crown star calls for release of British-Iranian man

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The Crown star calls for release of British-Iranian man

With the launch of a new Amnesty International campaign, British film and TV stars have called on the Iranian government to release Anoosheh ...

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French-Algerian actor angers Moroccans with comments on women

French-Algerian actor Bouhlel Brahim and two others have caused outrage in Morocco with disparaging comments about women and children.

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Millions mark Easter under coronavirus curbs

Easter celebrations are, once more, impacted by the coronavirus pandemic as most countries in the world imposed restrictions.

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AU calls for urgent action after Mozambique jihadist attack

The African Union called for urgent international action after a jihadist attack that killed dozens and uprooted thousands on the northern ...

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'Unconventional' unions needed after vote: President Rivlin

President Reuven Rivlin is set to pick a prime minister who can form a government, after another inconclusive Israeli election.

New US sitcom faces backlash over 'cringeworthy' Afghan portrayal

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New US sitcom faces backlash over 'cringeworthy' Afghan portrayal

The United States of Al has been accused of having a 'white saviour' complex and failing to cast lead roles correctly.

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Ricky Gervais faces backlash over Prophet Muhammad cartoon comments

The comedian has joined the row over a schoolteacher who was suspended for showing his class a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad.

Turkey's growing influence in the Horn of Africa

Faisal Ali

Turkey's growing influence in the Horn of Africa

Analysis: In the last decade, Turkey has moved from being a peripheral country with little presence in the Horn of Africa to one of the region's ...

Why Turkey wants Biden to salvage the JCPOA

Giorgio Cafiero and Sina Azodi

Why Turkey wants Biden to salvage the JCPOA

Analysis: As divisions grow among Washington's partners, Turkey will likely stand in the camp of states that see the JCPOA's survival as serving ...

US: Putin approved operations to help Trump against Biden

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US: Putin approved operations to help Trump against Biden

A new report by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence has said that Vladimir Putin green lit operations to support Donald Trump’s ...

Russia, Iran targeted 2020 US election: agencies

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Russia, Iran targeted 2020 US election: agencies

The US found Russia and Iran to have targeted the 2020 American election.

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Riz Ahmed first Muslim nominated for lead actor Oscar

Riz Ahmed plays a rock drummer who loses his hearing in the movie Sound of Metal.

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Tunisian film nominated for Oscars for the first time

'The Man Who Sold His Skin' is the 10th African film to be nominated in the Best International Film category.

Hanna Flint

Film Review: In The Shadows

Film Review: In The Shadows is the third feature from Erdem Tepegoz, the Turkish filmmaker who earned acclaim for his debut at the 35th Moscow ...

Brooke Anderson

In America, Meghan Markle’s racism claims elicit shock, sympathy

Some considered the interview overdue discussion on the royal family, mental health and racism.

Turkish court clears actors of 'insulting' Erdogan

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Turkish court clears actors of 'insulting' Erdogan

Famous actors Mujdat Gezen and Metin Akpinar got acquitted by an Istanbul court over 'insulting' Turkish president Erdogan

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Celebrated Turkish actor risks jail over Erdogan 'insult'

Acclaimed Turkish writer and actor Mujdat Gezen, 77, risks returning to jail on charges of insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip ...

Film review: Limbo

Hanna Flint

Film review: Limbo

Film review: The sophomore feature by Scottish writer-director Ben Sharrock lives up its title, portraying the purgatorial existence of asylum ...

In pictures: Photographs depict the Rohingya mental health crisis

Sophia Akram

In pictures: Photographs depict the Rohingya mental health crisis

A powerful photo essay by Saiful Huq Omi documents an overwhelming mental health crisis among the displaced population of Rohingya refugees in ...

Barack, Michelle Obama to host Ramadan podcast on Spotify

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Barack, Michelle Obama to host Ramadan podcast on Spotify

The announcement has drawn some less-than-impressed responses from social media users.

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