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

TPLF leader Debretsion Gebremichaelaccused Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of issuing threats to buy time.

Trump agrees to Biden transition - but not conceding

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Trump agrees to Biden transition - but not conceding

Trump acknowledged it was time for the General Services Administration to "do what needs to be done."

Joe Biden nominates Antony Blinken as Secretary of State

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Joe Biden nominates Antony Blinken as Secretary of State

Veteran White House advisor Antony Blinken has been nominated as Joe Biden's Secretary of State.

Biden and Sisi: A favourite dictator no more?

Horriya Marzouk

Biden and Sisi: A favourite dictator no more?

Analysis: While Biden has criticised Trump's support for Sisi, the president-elect has a mixed legacy when it comes to supporting human rights ...

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Biden denounces 'irresponsible' Trump fight to reverse election

Trump has sent 'damaging messages' to the rest of the world about how American democracy functions, Biden said.

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Georgia recount expected to affirm Biden win

Georgia is expected to confirm President-elect Joe Biden as the state's winner, as President Donald Trump doubles down on his baseless claims of ...

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Saudi pilot killed in Yemen was trained in UK

The UK has played a key role in arming and training the Saudi air force.

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US attack risks 'full-fledged war', says adviser to Khamenei

An adviser to Iran's supreme leader has warned that any American attack on the Islamic Republic could set off a "full-fledged war" in the Middle ...

UK to unveil 'largest military investment' in three decades

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UK to unveil 'largest military investment' in three decades

Boris Johnson is set to announce the largest investment in arms since the Cold War.

Carmen Geha

Lebanon's impenetrable glass ceiling

Comment: Women in Lebanon are fighting not just for better representation, but a complete overhaul of a male-dominated system that fosters ...

'Terrorist motive' in Saudi embassy shooting, Dutch prosecutors say

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'Terrorist motive' in Saudi embassy shooting, Dutch prosecutors say

Dutch prosecutors on Monday confirmed a shooting at the Saudi embassy in The Hague last week was carried out with terrorist intent.

'Terrorist motive' in Saudi embassy shooting: Dutch prosecutors

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'Terrorist motive' in Saudi embassy shooting: Dutch prosecutors

A man suspected of firing a gun at the Saudi Arabian embassy in The Hague last week acted with "terrorist intent", Dutch prosecutors said on ...

Taliban threatened Afghan reporter killed in car bomb: HRW

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Taliban threatened Afghan reporter killed in car bomb: HRW

The Taliban threatened an Afghan reporter, Aliyas Dayee, 33, who was later on killed in a car bomb attack.

Algeria backs constitutional reforms: final results

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Algeria backs constitutional reforms: final results

The referendum text was passed with 66.8 percent of votes cast, constitutional council president Kamel Fenniche announced on public television.

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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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Saudi king points to Iran as top threat

He accused Iran of supporting terrorism and fuelling sectarianism in the region.

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Algeria's constitution amended to allow intervention in Libya

Algeria's constitution has long retained that the country must protect its border from foreign attacks but cannot intervene in foreign wars.

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Libyans agree preliminary plan for elections: UN

Libyans agreed to hold elections within 18 months amid UN-led talks in Tunisia.

UN condemns Libya lawyer's killing

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UN condemns Libya lawyer's killing

Hanan al-Barassi was shot in her car in the east of the country.

Sam Hamad

Close the door on your way out, Mr Trump

Comment: Trump's electoral defeat is just a single blow against the authoritarianism that he represents. Biden's work to defend democracy begins ...

Iraq's pro-Iran factions see smoother sailing with Biden

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Iraq's pro-Iran factions see smoother sailing with Biden

Pro-Tehran factions in Iraq have signalled a positive response to the US election results.

Jordan's parliamentary elections: New challenges, old expectations

Victoria Silva

Jordan's parliamentary elections: New challenges, old expectations

In-depth: Amid a raging pandemic, campaign restrictions have allowed a new generation of candidates to enter the fray. For most Jordanians, ...

France says 'radical Islamism' the 'enemy' after Nice attack

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France says 'radical Islamism' the 'enemy' after Nice attack

Prime Minister Jean Castex condemned 'radical Islamism' amid a spate in extremist attacks and threats against public figures.

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