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Analysis: Moscow's new naval base in Sudan heralds Russia's return to the geopolitical map of Africa.

France's Foreign Minister said the EU needs action from Turkey, not Erdogan's declarations.

Libya rivals yet to start withdrawing forces: UN envoy

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Libya rivals yet to start withdrawing forces: UN envoy

Libya's rival forces have failed to launch a withdrawal process under a ceasefire agreement, a UN envoy said.

Libya talks end without naming govt

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Libya talks end without naming govt

The United Nations confirmed talks to appoint an executive to help lead Libya out of a decade of conflict ended on Sunday without discussing ...

Azerbaijan extends Armenian pullout deadline from disputed area

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Azerbaijan extends Armenian pullout deadline from disputed area

Baku has agreed to allow Armenian civilians and troops more time to leave the Kalbajar district of Azerbaijan.

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Libyans debate road to peace amid sustained tensions

Libya's Tripoli-based unity government has warned that a landmark ceasefire agreed last month could be in peril.

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Russian peacekeepers head to Nagorno-Karabakh after peace deal

The Moscow-brokered agreement came after a string of Azerbaijani victories in its fight to retake the ethnic Armenian enclave.

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Turkey hails Azerbaijan 'gains' after Karabakh deal

Turkey's Foreign Ministry congratulated its ally, Azerbaijan, on "achieving significant gains" at the negotiating table.

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France FM in Egypt affirms 'deep respect for Islam'

Jean-Yves Le Drian met with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and will also meet Ahmed al-Tayeb, the grand imam of ...

Azerbaijani shelling kills 3 in Karabakh city, Armenia says

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Azerbaijani shelling kills 3 in Karabakh city, Armenia says

Three civilians were killed as Azerbaijani forces shelled Stepanakert, the main city of the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region

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Libya's warring sides discuss implementing cease-fire

Military leaders from Libya's warring sides are holding the first face-to-face military talks inside Libya since last year's attack on the ...

UN announces details of permanent ceasefire in Libya

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UN announces details of permanent ceasefire in Libya

The United Nations have released crucial details of a permanent ceasefire in Libya, including the withdrawal of foreign fighters for at least ...

Libyans voice hope, doubts over ceasefire deal

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Libyans voice hope, doubts over ceasefire deal

Friday's deal was signed in Geneva by military delegates from Libya's two main warring parties.

Armenia, Azerbaijan trade accusations of breaking new truce

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Armenia, Azerbaijan trade accusations of breaking new truce

The ex-Soviet neighbours agreed to a new truce from midnight on Sunday, as international mediators push for a stop to three weeks of heavy ...

Dubai police chief nominee for Interpol raises red flags

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Dubai police chief nominee for Interpol raises red flags

Comment: Respect for human rights is a founding principle of Interpol. To name an Emirati police chief as its president would be a gross ...

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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.

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Armenian PM blames Turkey for deadly Karabakh escalation

Armenia's prime minister blamed Turkey's support of Azerbaijan for deadly fighting over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.

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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Could the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict spark a proxy war?

Analysis: As war returns to Nagorno-Karabakh, there are fears that Armenian-Azeri fighting could draw in regional powers.

Assad says Russia presence keeps 'balance' in Syria

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Assad says Russia presence keeps 'balance' in Syria

Assad claimed Russia's presence in Syria is needed to counter Western influence.

Russian plane flies Syrian fighters into Libya despite ceasefire

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Russian plane flies Syrian fighters into Libya despite ceasefire

Haftar's key backer Russia has been flying in Syrian fighters to Libya's Sirte, sparking fears that he may launch an offensive on the port city ...

Azerbaijan claims village seizure in fighting with Armenia

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Azerbaijan claims village seizure in fighting with Armenia

Azerbaijani troops captured the Magadiz village on Saturday, President Ilham Aliyev said.

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