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Germany has revoked the asylum status of Kevork Almassian, an outspoken Syrian supporter of the Assad regime who works for the far-right AfD party.

A retrospective of our coverage of 2020's leading stories

French court jails Moroccan for life over foiled attack

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French court jails Moroccan for life over foiled attack

A French court on Thursday jailed for life a Moroccan man who planned a terror attack on a Paris-bound international train in 2015.

14 due verdicts over links to 2015 Paris attackers

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14 due verdicts over links to 2015 Paris attackers

Three of the 14 fled to Syria just ahead of the Jan. 7-9, 2015 attacks in Paris, which left 17 dead along with the three gunmen.

Militia bombs security headquarters in south Syria

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Militia bombs security headquarters in south Syria

An Assad regime-allied militia has bombed a regime headquarters in Daraa in revenge for the arrest of three militiamen, while two regime ...

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US says Eritrea involvement "credible" in Ethiopia's Tigray conflict

Ethiopia has repeatedly denied Eritrean involvement in the conflict.

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In Baku, Erdogan hails Azerbaijan 'glorious' win over Armenia

The Turkish president visited Azerbaijan, where he said that the conflict is not over but congratulated the country's 'glorious win'.

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UN probe on 1988 Iran massacres a 'breakthrough': Amnesty

Amnesty have longed campaigned for what they describe as the extrajudicial executions of thousands of Iranian dissidents at the end of the ...

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Australia's Afghanistan crimes weren't just a 'few bad apples'

Comment: Australians are due a reckoning and must acknowledge that we are a state built on violence, writes Diana B. Sayed, Afghan Australian ...

Ethiopia's Abiy says Tigray fighting 'completed'

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Ethiopia's Abiy says Tigray fighting 'completed'

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Saturday that military operations in the country's northern Tigray region were "completed"

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Heavy shelling hits capital of Ethiopia's Tigray: reports

Ethiopia's military "has started hitting with heavy weaponry and artillery the centre of Mekele".

Syria Insight: What to expect under the Biden administration

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Syria Insight: What to expect under the Biden administration

After Joe Biden's election win, Syrians are waiting for signs that he will take a more considered approach towards the country's civil war.

Malaysia's Mahathir complains over removal of France posts

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Malaysia's Mahathir complains over removal of France posts

Mahathir Mohamad's posts claimed Muslims had the right to "kill millions of French people", sparking widespread condemnation.

Malaysia's Mahathir says Muslims have right to kill French

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Malaysia's Mahathir says Muslims have right to kill French

The former prime minister of Malaysia sparked outrage after he said Muslims have a right 'to kill millions of French people' in a now deleted ...

Turkey's Armenians 'cannot breathe' as Karabakh rhetoric rages

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Turkey's Armenians 'cannot breathe' as Karabakh rhetoric rages

Turkey's small ethnic Armenian community are facing rising hate speech as Ankara backs Azerbaijan in the ongoing Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

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Virtual aid conference to be held for Rohingya refugees

The conference will be co-hosted by the UN, US, and EU to help fund the Rohingya refugees made homeless after Myanmar military massacres.

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Armenia, Azerbaijan say Nagorno-Karabakh truce fails to hold

Both sides have accused each other of breaking a ceasefire brokered by Russia.

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Armenia, Azerbaijan agree on ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh

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

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Assad responds to Trump assassination claims

Bashar al-Assad responded to Trump admitting that he wanted to assassinate the Syrian dictator in 2017.

Syrians urge voting against Russia on Human Rights Council

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Syrians urge voting against Russia on Human Rights Council

Syrian groups have urged UN member states to vote against Russia gaining a seat on the Human Rights Council.

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Russia marks brutal five-year intervention anniversary in Syria war

Russia's intervention in the Syria war has cost thousands of lives.

Armenia and Azerbaijan: a decades-long bloody rivalry

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Armenia and Azerbaijan: a decades-long bloody rivalry

A summary of the key issues surrounding Armenia and Azerbaijan's conflict over Nagorny Karabakh.

Four injured in knife attack by former Hebdo offices

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Four injured in knife attack by former Hebdo offices

The attack came as the trial was underway for the alleged accomplices of the 2015 Charlie Hebdo attack.

Yemen calls for emergency UN Security Council session

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Yemen calls for emergency UN Security Council session

Yemen has called for an emergency UN Security Council session to discuss the Houthi rebels' ongoing Marib offensive, where more than 3 million ...

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