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Russian airstrikes on Monday killed dozens of Turkey-backed rebels in Syria's northwest in the bloodiest surge in violence reported since more than half a year ago.

Erdogan took a second insulting swipe at French President Emmanuel Macron, who said calls to boycott French products were the work of a "radical minority".

Saddam Hussein's right hand man Izzat Al-Douri 'dies'

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Saddam Hussein's right hand man Izzat Al-Douri 'dies'

Izzat Al-Douri died at the age of 78 in Iraq, the Baath Party announced on Monday.

Third attempt at Karabakh ceasefire quickly collapses

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Third attempt at Karabakh ceasefire quickly collapses

Less than an hour after the third ceasefire went into effect, the warring sides of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflicts accused each other of 'gross ...

Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to new ceasefire

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Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to new ceasefire

Armenia and Azerbaijan have again agreed to respect a "humanitarian ceasefire" in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, after previous attempts to stem ...

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Imran Khan accuses Macron of 'attacking Islam'

Imran Khan accused French President Emmanuel Macron of "attacking Islam", after the European leader criticised Islamists and defended the publication of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed.

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Turkey says cartoons of prophet seek to intimidate Muslims

Turkey and France have continued to trade barbs over Paris' approach towards Muslims and Islam.

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Senior al-Qaeda leader Abu Muhsin al-Masri killed in Afghanistan

Abu Muhsin al-Masri, who also goes by the name Husam Abd-al-Ra'uf, was on the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists list.

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Palestinian Israelis protest against France's Macron

Demonstrators in the Palestinian-majority district of Jaffa gathered outside the residence of France's ambassador to Israel.

Rohingya refugee <em>death</em> highlights Myanmar mine use

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Rohingya refugee death highlights Myanmar mine use

The 13-year-old boy was killed by a landmine on the Myanmar side of the border.

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Saudi chain replaces Turkish burger with discounted 'Greek' patty

As Saudi businesses move to boycott Turkish products, one Saudi fast food chain has decided to get petty over a patty.

The Iraq Report: Sectarian killings revive fears of strife

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The Iraq Report: Sectarian killings revive fears of strife

A mass killing and an attack on Kurdish political headquarters suggest ethno-sectarian tensions are flaring again, with many questioning whether ...

Pompeo meets Armenia, Azerbaijan FMs as fighting rages

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Pompeo meets Armenia, Azerbaijan FMs as fighting rages

The US secretary of state has called for a ceasefire in the ongoing Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

Catholic NGO boss accused of racist abuse in Sudan

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Catholic NGO boss accused of racist abuse in Sudan

The former boss of Catholic Relief Service in Sudan was arrested following an altercation in which he called a security guard a 'slave'.

Algerian actresses call foul on femicide

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Algerian actresses call foul on femicide

Algerian actresses have launched a campaign to see the country put an end to violence against women.

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Egypt kills 49 in 'outrageous' mass executions: HRW

Human Rights Watch has called for Egypt to 'immediately halt' carrying out death sentences.

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Biden could reset US ties with Saudi Arabia: report

Saudi Arabia could be set for a new relationship with the US, if Joe Biden win's next month's election.

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Death of pregnant Palestinian woman sparks domestic abuse fears

A pregnant Palestinian woman was found dead in her home, in the latest case of domestic abuse in the occupied West Bank.

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Saudi commission insists no minors to face death penalty

Human Rights Watch says Saudi prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against eight Saudi men, some of whom allegedly committed as ...

Egyptian woman commits suicide after intimate video leaked

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Egyptian woman commits suicide after intimate video leaked

After private videos filmed without her consent were posted on social media, a young woman 'burned herself to death' in Egypt, local ...

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Turkey: Police officers on trial for killing of lawyer

Three officers went on trial for killing lawyer Tahir Elci was while making a press statement on the destruction of a historic mosque in 2015.

At least 11 Afghan women killed in stampede

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At least 11 Afghan women killed in stampede

At least 11 women in Afghanistan were killed in a stampede in a football stadium where thousands had gathered to apply for visas to enter ...

How Trump plowed through $1 billion, losing cash advantage

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How Trump plowed through $1 billion, losing cash advantage

US President Donald Trump plowed through $1 billion cash through his election campaign.

Khashoggi fiancee sues Saudi crown prince for murder

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Khashoggi fiancee sues Saudi crown prince for murder

Turkish citizen Hatice Cengiz is pursuing Mohammed bin Salman and 28 others for damages over the October 2, 2018 killing of the US-based writer.

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