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Analysis: The road to a solution between Athens and Ankara is shorter if it does not pass through Washington.

Turkey started withdrawing from the Morek outpost in Hama, a province which is under regime control.

Disney adds new racism disclaimers to older streaming titles

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Disney adds new racism disclaimers to older streaming titles

Shying away from past racism, Disney is adding disclaimers to classics, including Peter Pan and Aristocrats to warn viewers about derogatory stereotypes.

Iran and Ukraine open new talks over downed plane

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Iran and Ukraine open new talks over downed plane

Iran and Ukraine have entered a second round of talks over compensation for a civilian plane accidentally shot down in January.

Turkish Cypriots elect pro-Erdogan presidential candidate

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Turkish Cypriots elect pro-Erdogan presidential candidate

Ersin Tatar, a right-wing candidate favoured by Turkish President Erdogan, has narrowly won presidential elections in the unrecognised Turkish ...

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Turkish Cypriots vote for new leader amid EastMed tensions

North Cyprus on Sunday is holding a presidential vote for a new leader amid heightened tensions in the eastern Mediterranean.

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Pro-Iran protesters torch Kurd party offices in Baghdad

Supporters of Hashed al-Shaabi on Saturday burned down the main Kurdish party's headquarters in Baghdad after criticism from a Kurdish ...

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Greece condemns Turkey's 'meddling' in Karabakh conflict

Greece criticised Turkey's involvement in the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

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The Iraq Report: US troop withdrawal risks drone warfare

A drawdown of American diplomacy and the withdrawal of US land forces could instead herald enhanced military involvement in Iraq using air ...

Letting go of Lebanon's revolutionary nostalgia

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Letting go of Lebanon's revolutionary nostalgia

Comment: Lebanon must let go of the symbolism of last year's revolution and accept its current uncertainty in order to create new hope in this ...

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Trump tweet gave Taliban boost in negotiations: Afghan official

Donald Trump's tweet about an Afghan withdrawal might have given the Taliban a boost.

At least six killed in attack on Pakistan workers

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At least six killed in attack on Pakistan workers

At least six people were killed when a convoy of oil workers was ambushed by gunmen in Balochistan.

US envoy says Taliban agree to reduce Afghan casualties

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US envoy says Taliban agree to reduce Afghan casualties

The Taliban have promised to reduce casualties in Afghanistan after violence raised questions about the validity of peace talks.

Kyrgyzstan's president steps down amid political unrest

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Kyrgyzstan's president steps down amid political unrest

Kyrgyzstan's President Sooronbay Jeenbekov resigned on Thursday, saying he wanted to bring an end to the crisis sparked by disputed ...

Aussie cops drop probe into Afghan 'war crimes' reporting

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Aussie cops drop probe into Afghan 'war crimes' reporting

Australian police dropped an investigation into journalist Daniel Oakes and his producer Sam Clark who exposed war crimes in Afghanistan.

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Turkey support lifts spirits in Azerbaijan

Strong pro-Turkish sentiment has taken over Azerbaijan following Ankara's support for Baku amid its ongoing military conflict with Armenia over the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region.

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Nine dead after helicopters collide in Afghanistan

Nine people were killed after two military helicopters collided amid fighting in southern Afghanistan.

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Afghan villagers fear militants' return outside shadow of US

Afghan locals now say the recent withdrawal of foreign troops has left them exposed to militant attacks.

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Turkish, Swedish ministers trade swipes in tense meeting

Sweden and Turkey's foreign ministers traded criticisms during a tense meeting.

Karabakh fighting helping spread virus in region: WHO

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Karabakh fighting helping spread virus in region: WHO

The World Health Organisation on Tuesday warned fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenian forces over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region has ...

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Afghanistan withdrawal still 'conditions-based', top US general says

The Pentagon's top general said the US withdrawal of more troops from Afghanistan will depends on several conditions.

Afghan police ordered to shoot criminals

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Afghan police ordered to shoot criminals

Afghanistan's interior minister issued Kabul police with a shoot-to-kill order in a bid to control any escalation in violent crime as US forces ...

Akinci to face Erdogan-backed rival in Turkish Cypriot election

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Akinci to face Erdogan-backed rival in Turkish Cypriot election

Pro-reunification moderate Mustafa Akinci will face Ankara-backed nationalist Ersin Tatar in the race for the Turkish Cypriot presidency, which ...

Iraqi militias agree 'conditional ceasefire' to halt US attacks

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Iraqi militias agree 'conditional ceasefire' to halt US attacks

Iraqi militia leaders have proposed a conditional ceasefire, if the government negotiates an end to the US military presence in the country.

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