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French President Emmanuel Macron accused fellow NATO member Turkey of "criminal responsibility" over its involvement in the Libyan conflict, in an escalating row with Ankara.

Evidence suggests the 192-strong Iranian fleet is six times larger than the 31-vessel China tuna fleet licensed to fish in Somali waters.

Dozens dead after two ferries collide in Bangladesh

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Dozens dead after two ferries collide in Bangladesh

Twenty-three people died after a boat capsized in Dhaka during an accident.

Turkish powerships ride wave of energy crises

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Turkish powerships ride wave of energy crises

Coronavirus has forced many companies to shut down and bringing construction to a halt.

Six migrants dead, dozens rescued off Libya coast: UN

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Six migrants dead, dozens rescued off Libya coast: UN

The UN said a woman gave birth and six migrants died aboard a rubber dinghy that was rescued off Libyan shores.

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UN warns oil tanker abandoned in Yemen could explode

The UN has warned that an abandoned tanker carrying a million barrels of oil off Yemen’s coast could explode as Houthi rebels refuse to allow the ship to be inspected

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Stranded Rohingya pulled to shore by sympathetic Indonesians

After officials refused to allow the group to land, locals took matters into their own hands by jumping into boats which they used to pull the ...

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US sanctions Iranian ship captains over Venezuela oil delivery

Mike Pompeo said the captains of Iranian-flagged oil tankers which recently delivered 1.5 million barrels of fuel to Venezuela had been placed ...

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France wants discussion 'without taboos' on EU-Turkey ties

The EU must 'defend its own interests' and reconsiders its relationship with Turkey, Le Drian said, who France accuses of playing a 'dangerous ...

EU diplomatic chief visits Greek-Turkish border

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EU diplomatic chief visits Greek-Turkish border

Athens accuses Turkey of encouraging and even assisting migrants and asylum seekers in their bid to reach European shores.

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First migrant charity ship reaches Italy since pandemic

The arrival of the Mare Ionio ship in Pozzallo, Sicily, on World Refugee Day, was hailed by human rights organisations.

Turkey slams EU mission to contain arms to Libya

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Turkey slams EU mission to contain arms to Libya

Turkey has criticised an EU operation aimed at halting arms shipments to Libya, following NATO's announcement of an investigation into a naval ...

Iran navy test-fires new cruise missiles

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Iran navy test-fires new cruise missiles

Iran navy is testing new cruise missiles in the Gulf of Oman.

Turkey dismisses France's 'groundless allegations' of naval aggression

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Turkey dismisses France's 'groundless allegations' of naval aggression

Turkey has denied that it is using aggression against a French navy vessel during an NATO mission.

Germany's Sea Watch rescues 100 migrants off Libya

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Germany's Sea Watch rescues 100 migrants off Libya

The dinghy was found 29 nautical miles off Zawyia, 40 kilometres (25 miles) west of Tripoli, Sea Watch said on Twitter.

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NATO talks on Irini 'not prompted by Turkey incident'

The EU assured that moves to cooperate with NATO over a naval mission were not prompted by Turkey.

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Libya militia leader Haftar 'lost millions' to western mercenaries

Libya's rogue general has reportedly lost over $55 million to western mercenaries and businessmen in purchased war apparatus that never turned ...

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Turkey applies for oil exploration licenses in Libya

Turkey says it has a bilateral agreement with the Libyan Government of National Accord, which would allow it to receive oil exploration permits ...

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Iran builds fake aircraft carrier to attack

The faux foe, seen in satellite photographs, resembles the Nimitz-class carriers that the US Navy routinely sails into the Persian Gulf from the ...

Hundreds of Rohingya come ashore in Malaysia

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Hundreds of Rohingya come ashore in Malaysia

More than 260 Rohingya arrived by boat in Malaysia on Monday, officials said, despite authorities' efforts to fight the coronavirus by stopping ...

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Security Council extends Libya arms embargo for one year

The United Nations Security Council has extended an arms embargo on Libya, as fighting between the GNA and General Haftar's forces continues.

Fourth Iranian tanker docks at Venezuelan port

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Fourth Iranian tanker docks at Venezuelan port

A fourth Iranian tanker has arrived in Venezuela amid concern in Washington over the burgeoning relationship between the two countries.

Iranian oil tanker arrives at Venezuela's largest refinery

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Iranian oil tanker arrives at Venezuela's largest refinery

The first of five Iranian tankers has arrived at Venezuela's main oil refinery, bringing gasoline and oil derivatives to help boost the ...

Traumatised Rohingya fear impact of cyclone on prison island

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Traumatised Rohingya fear impact of cyclone on prison island

Tensions are rising on the remote prison island of Bhasan Char, where some 300 Rohingya refugees were shipped after being rescued from ...

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