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Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed to a ceasefire to launch talks on the territorial dispute over Nagorno-Karabakh.

The UN commission and other watchdogs have long warned that officials are siphoning off millions of dollars from South Sudan's weak economy.

Delhi summons top Indian Facebook official over hateful content

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Delhi summons top Indian Facebook official over hateful content

Facebook has been embroiled in a huge row in India after WSJ reported in August that the site failed to take down anti-Muslim comments by a Bharatiya Janata Party politician.

'Rock bottom' Lebanon must reform to receive aid: US

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'Rock bottom' Lebanon must reform to receive aid: US

A leading US diplomat has given a scathing assessment of Lebanon's leadership.

#Don't_Execute: viral campaign to stop Iran protester hangings

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#Don't_Execute: viral campaign to stop Iran protester hangings

A rare viral internet campaign urging Iran not to execute men detained over anti-government protests has halted their executions, but has not ...

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Iran 'wary' of political changes in Lebanon following blast

Tehran is cautious over developments taking place in Lebanon, where a deadly blast killed more than 170 people last week and prompted the resignation of the government.

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Khartoum 'regrets' US advice against travel to Sudan

Sudan has complained to the US that it has not taken into account changes since the overthrow of Omar al-Bashir in its recent warnings against ...

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Netanyahu lashes out at anti-government protesters as demonstrations continue

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has lashed out at protesters, saying their 'anarchic' tendencies come from the 'biased media.'

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Israel, Hezbollah 'don't want new war': Experts

Tensions between Israel and Lebanon's Hezbollah spiked last Monday along the UN-demarcated Blue Line after months of relative calm.

Sudan protest movement rejects government plans to cut subsidies

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Sudan protest movement rejects government plans to cut subsidies

Leaders of Sudan's protest movement rejected the government's economic reform plan.

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Trump says Biden is 'mentally shot'

Trump assailed likely opponent Joe Biden as "not competent" to lead the United States, speaking as polls over the weekend showed deepening voter ...

Tunisia's Ennahdha party seeks government change

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Tunisia's Ennahdha party seeks government change

Tunisia's Islamist-inspired Ennahdha party, the largest in parliament, called Monday for consultations to appoint a new prime minister, a move ...

New Tunisia protests over unemployment

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New Tunisia protests over unemployment

"Either we get a better life or we all die," demonstrators, including women, could be heard shouting.

Italian MEP accuses Algeria of oppressing Amazigh ethnic group

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Italian MEP accuses Algeria of oppressing Amazigh ethnic group

Since the outbreak of Covid-19, the Algerian government has passed two laws endangering the freedoms of the Amazigh people, according to ...

<em>Civil</em> <em>unrest</em> continues in southern Tunisia as economy plummets

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Civil unrest continues in southern Tunisia as economy plummets

Thousands of protesters have been gathering in Tunisia's Sfax city for weeks to demand the release of two trade union leaders that were detained ...

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Syria Insight: Suweida's autonomy threatened by new economic uncertainties

Suweida has enjoyed a great degree of autonomy from regime rule during the war, but the dire economic situation in Syria is hitting home.

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Internet blackout in Myanmar's Rakhine enters second year

The Myanmar military has been embroiled in a bloody civil war since January 2019 against the Arakan Army (AA), an insurgent group ...

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Enjoying Black art comes with a duty to reflect

Comment: This is a crucial moment. It's up to us to take a stand and actively work to tear down this centuries-old pandemic, writes concept ...

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#BlackLivesMatter: Mo Salah urges end to racism in football

Mo Salah has posted in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, calling to fight racism in football.

Lebanon prime minister blames political opponents for protests

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Lebanon prime minister blames political opponents for protests

Lebanon's Prime Minster Hassan Diab has blamed unnamed political opponents for the country's financial crisis and civil unrest.

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Atlanta police chief resigns after officer kills black man

Chief Erika Shields resigned after an officer fatally shot 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks during an arrest, injecting fresh anger into protests ...

Pompeo vows probe into 'inappropriate' treatment of foreign reporters

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Pompeo vows probe into 'inappropriate' treatment of foreign reporters

Australia, Britain and Germany have all taken the unusual step of voicing concern about US actions and television journalists attacked by police ...

Syria regime mobilises supporters after Suweidah anti-Assad protests

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Syria regime mobilises supporters after Suweidah anti-Assad protests

Suweidah province has seen large-scale protests against the Syrian regime.

To honour George Floyd, make this moment count

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To honour George Floyd, make this moment count

Comment: George Floyd's death has brought a window for change. Now is the time to listen to the activists who’ve been laying the groundwork for ...

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