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As a Swiss probe into money laundering and embezzlement at the Lebanese Central Bank continued, Lebanon’s Foreign Minister has met with the Swiss ambassador to the country.

Riad Salameh has denied charges of aggravated money laundering in connection with possible embezzlement.

Sudan troops deployed in Darfur after clashes kill 155

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Sudan troops deployed in Darfur after clashes kill 155

A heavy Sudanese troop presence helped restore calm Tuesday in the Darfur region, after three days of inter-ethnic violence claimed at least 155 lives and displaced tens of thousands.

Lebanon notified of probe into central bank chief: source

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Lebanon notified of probe into central bank chief: source

The investigation is looking into $400 million allegedly transferred out of Lebanon, despite tight restrictions, by Riad Salameh

In Iraq, bird flu decimates chicken coops

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In Iraq, bird flu decimates chicken coops

An outbreak of bird flu has killed tens of thousands of hens in a rural province north of Baghdad.

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Two dead as cargo ship sinks off Turkey

Harsh weather is said to be hampering rescue efforts to find six other seamen from the Palau-flagged vessel still unaccounted for. Five have so far been rescued.

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Taliban kill 12 pro-govt militiamen in Afghanistan insider attack

The bloodshed comes even as the Taliban and government negotiators engage in peace talks to end the nearly two-decades-long war in the country.

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Taliban kill 9 Afghan security personnel in checkpoint raids

Taliban militants killed at least nine Afghan security personnel in a restive northern province.

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Renewed protests in Nasiriyah demand release of detained activists

Protesters gathered in Nasiriyah and called on the Iraqi government to release detainees and end the abuses suffered by activists.

Trumpism and the political future of America

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Trumpism and the political future of America

In-depth: A common observation of Trumpism is that it is unprecedented, an aberration or un-American. History shows that none of these are the ...

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Egyptian denies 'oxygen crisis' in coronavirus wards despite videos

Videos have emerged showing an alleged oxygen shortage in Egypt's hospitals.

Iran warns against interference over seized SKorea ship

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Iran warns against interference over seized SKorea ship

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized the Hankuk Chemi and arrested its multinational crew of 20 near the strategic Strait of Hormuz one ...

Students at Istanbul University protests blare Metallica hits

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Students at Istanbul University protests blare Metallica hits

Students at Bogazici University have been cheekily blaring Metallica classics at their protests against the appointment of the AKP party-linked ...

Detained Turkish students 'beaten' after Istanbul University protests

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Detained Turkish students 'beaten' after Istanbul University protests

Turkish security forces 'beat' and 'strip-searched' students detained over anti-government protests, their lawyer alleged.

Officials: Attacks around Afghanistan kill at least 23

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Officials: Attacks around Afghanistan kill at least 23

Multiple attacks have occurred in Afghanistan as talks resume with the Taliban in the hope of ending the conflict.

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Afghan peace talks resume in Doha: negotiators

Peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government have resumed in Doha, Qatar.

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Iran Guards seize South Korean tanker amid US tensions

Iran said Monday its Revolutionary Guards had seized a South Korean-flagged tanker in Gulf waters for breaking "environmental laws", at a time ...

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US military blames Taliban for spate of Afghan assassinations

On Twitter, the spokesman for US forces in Afghanistan blamed the Taliban directly for a "campaign of unclaimed attacks and targeted killing", ...

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Trump taped urging state official to 'find' votes

Trump pressured the Georgia secretary of state in an extraordinary phone conversation Saturday to "find" enough votes to overturn Joe Biden's ...

Afghan peace talks resume as bloodshed continues

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Afghan peace talks resume as bloodshed continues

As a wave of targeted killings grips Afghanistan, government negotiators will meet with Taliban representatives to resume talks in Doha, after ...

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Five women killed in Yemen wedding attack

Local officials said five women were killed, and children were among seven others wounded, when what appeared to be an artillery shell hit the ...

Congressman-elect Luke Letlow dead from Coronavirus-19

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Congressman-elect Luke Letlow dead from Coronavirus-19

The Republican congressman-elect died from coronavirus-related complications.

Afghan troops, police abandon nearly 200 checkpoints to Taliban

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Afghan troops, police abandon nearly 200 checkpoints to Taliban

Some 200 checkpoints have been abandoned - some with weapons left behind - by Afghan personnel.

Explosions rock Aden airport as new Yemen government arrives

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Explosions rock Aden airport as new Yemen government arrives

New Yemeni ministers landing in the temporary capital on Wednesday were met with at least three explosions at Aden International Airport.

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