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The head of Sudan's Sovereignty Council, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, said the country may hand over ousted dictator Omar Bashir to the International Criminal Court.

The poster campaign by the extreme-right group Generation Identity comes as Denmark threatens to deport dozens of refugees to Syria.

Pakistan PM says insulting Mohammed 'same as denying Holocaust'

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Pakistan PM says insulting Mohammed 'same as denying Holocaust'

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan called on Western governments "who have outlawed any negative comment on the holocaust to use the same standards" to punish those who insult Prophet Mohammed.

Hezbollah braces for the worst amid Lebanon economic collapse

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Hezbollah braces for the worst amid Lebanon economic collapse

Hezbollah is preparing for the economic collapse of Lebanon, importing fuel, food, and medicine from its allies in Syria and Iran, and issuing ...

Five dead in protest at Chinese-financed plant in Bangladesh

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Five dead in protest at Chinese-financed plant in Bangladesh

Bangladeshi police opened fire on workers at the construction site of a coal power plant who were protesting over unpaid wages, working hours ...

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Worldwide Covid-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 million

While the true figure could be significantly higher because of possible government concealment, the number of lives lost is about equal to the population of Kyiv, the capital city Ukraine.

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Northern Cyprus sparks Turkish anger with 'Quran teaching ban'

Turkish Cypriot authorities have denied there will be a ban on Quran classes, but a court ruling on religious instruction has been condemned by ...

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Assad's Syria will never be safe for Syrians

Comment: Denmark is well aware of the dangerous reality of Assad's Syria. Instead of an inhumane social policy, it should examine its own links ...

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Watchdog says Pompeo violated ethics rules with staff errands

The inspector general has judged that Mike Pompeo broke ethics rules by making staff perform errands.

Vaccine giant tweets Biden to end US materials ‘embargo'

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Vaccine giant tweets Biden to end US materials ‘embargo'

Serum Institute has directly tweeted at US President Joe Biden to ask him to lift an export ban on materials needed to produce Covid-19 ...

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Cuban leader Raul Castro stepping down

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

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 travel bans.

UN Security Council unanimously endorses progress in Libya: resolution

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UN Security Council unanimously endorses progress in Libya: resolution

The UN has offered unanimous support for the recent ceasefire in Libya that brought an end to the fighting in the country.

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 ...

Heavy fighting near Yemen's Marib leaves 96 dead: loyalists

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Heavy fighting near Yemen's Marib leaves 96 dead: loyalists

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

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Israeli says Iran tried to lure him to UAE

Matan Hirsch, an Israeli travel blogger and photographer, says he was contacted by Iranian intelligence operatives through fake Instagram profiles.

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Palestine slams UK support for Israeli snub of ICC

The Palestinian diplomatic mission to the UK accused Boris Johnson of 'contradicting international law'.

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Sudan denies plans to send delegation to Israel

Khartoum established ties with Israel last year but there has been a lot of opposition to normalisation among the Sudanese public

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Uighur workers 'advertised in package deals' on Chinese Internet

Uighur Muslims are being advertised for labour under military-style management in 'package deals' on Chinese websites, in the latest evidence ...

Pakistan orders temporary social media shutdown after violent protests

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Pakistan orders temporary social media shutdown after violent protests

It comes a day after French nationals and companies in Pakistan were advised by their embassy to temporarily leave.

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French mosque subsidy dropped in 'foreign meddling' row

The pullback came after Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin accused the eastern French city of supporting "foreign meddling" on French soil with ...

Lebanese minister blames fuel shortages on smuggling to Syria

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Lebanese minister blames fuel shortages on smuggling to Syria

Lebanon's fuel shortages, which have in recent weeks prompted a spike in prices, have been blamed on smugglers exporting subsidised supplies ...

UN says aid situation worsening in Tigray

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UN says aid situation worsening in Tigray

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.

Tunisia mogul, ex-presidential candidate Karoui fined €6mn

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Tunisia mogul, ex-presidential candidate Karoui fined €6mn

One-time Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui has been ordered to pay a fine worth millions for failure to pay customs dues, authorities ...

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