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Comment: The Algerian flag stands for freedom against the people's oppressors: colonial and domestic, historic and present. No wonder France doesn't like it, writes Malia Bouattia.

A Russian diplomat taking part in talks to save the landmark Iran nuclear deal said Monday that the negotiations had entered 'the drafting stage'.

Russia says Navalny to be transferred to prison hospital

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Russia says Navalny to be transferred to prison hospital

Russia's prison service said Monday that hunger-striking Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny would be transferred to a hospital for inmates.

Radical Islamist party frees 11 Pakistani police hostages

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Radical Islamist party frees 11 Pakistani police hostages

An outlawed Pakistani Islamist political group freed 11 policemen almost a day after taking them hostage in the eastern city of Lahore.

US warns of 'consequences' if Navalny dies

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US warns of 'consequences' if Navalny dies

The United States on Sunday warned Moscow of "consequences" if the hunger-striking Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny dies in prison.

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Five wounded in attack on Iraq base hosting Americans

Five rockets targeted an Iraqi airbase hosting US soldiers and at least two projectiles hit the facilities of an American firm that provides maintenance to planes, a security source said.

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Top US envoy: terror threat has 'moved' from Afghanistan

The removal of US troops in Afghanistan will take place before the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.

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HRW urges Biden to protect rights in Afghanistan

Fears are rampant that a power vacuum left by Washington's departure could threaten key human rights gains.

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Fighting rages in two Yemeni provinces: officials

The rebels see Marib as a strategic prize that will give them more bargaining power in peace talks that Washington says must begin soon.

Saudi, Iranian officials hold direct talks in Baghdad: report

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Saudi, Iranian officials hold direct talks in Baghdad: report

The first round of the talks, which marked the first major negotiations between Riyadh and Tehran since 2016, were held on April 9.

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Iran asks Interpol to arrest Natanz 'sabotage' suspect: media

Iranian state television published a photo and identified the suspect as 43-year-old Reza Karimi.

Israeli forces assault Palestinians outside Al-Aqsa Mosque: report

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Israeli forces assault Palestinians outside Al-Aqsa Mosque: report

Nine Palestinians were injured and one arrested after prayers at the Al Aqsa Mosque on Saturday night.

Eight family members killed in Afghanistan mosque shooting

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Eight family members killed in Afghanistan mosque shooting

A shooting over a land dispute caused the death of eight members of a same family in Afghanistan.

Iran offers upbeat assessment of progress in nuclear talks

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Iran offers upbeat assessment of progress in nuclear talks

Iran's deputy foreign minister said talks in Vienna have entered a new phase and that Tehran has proposed draft agreements that could be a basis ...

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Iran nuclear talks set to resume in Vienna

The Russian ambassador to Vienna, Mikhail Ulyanov, spoke of "slow but steady progress in the negotiations on restoration of the nuclear deal" on Twitter.

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Iran names Natanz suspect, says he fled country

State television named the suspect in the sabotage of its key nuclear site as 43-year-old Reza Karimi, claiming that an Interpol "red notice" ...

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Eritrea says troops in Ethiopia's Tigray, vows pullout

A letter posted online by the country's information minister marks Eritrea's first explicit admission of its role in the war in Ethiopia's ...

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Israel strikes Gaza after rocket attack

The strikes hit two Hamas "training sites" in southern Gaza and another target in central Gaza, witnesses and security sources said.

Cuban leader Raul Castro stepping down

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Cuban leader Raul Castro stepping down

Raul Castro has announced that he is stepping down as first secretary of Cuba.

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Gaza projectile hits southern Israel: army

A projectile fired from Gaza has struck southern Israel, the second such attack in as many days.

Russia bans top Biden officials as tensions soar

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Russia bans top Biden officials as tensions soar

Following US expulsions of Russian diplomats for a cyber attack, the Kremlin has announced that it will expel diplomats and impose ...

Iran nuclear talks to pause for consultations

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Iran nuclear talks to pause for consultations

Iran nuclear talks in Vienna will pause to allow the US and Iran to return home for consultations.

Western powers condemn attacks in Kurdish Iraq: statement

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Western powers condemn attacks in Kurdish Iraq: statement

"Together, our governments will support the government of Iraq's investigation into the attacks to ensure that those responsible will be held ...

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