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Dozens of Libyan delegates Monday opened a political dialogue via videoconference as a step towards holding elections after a landmark ceasefire agreement between warring factions
Sadddam Hussein's right-hand man Izzat Ibrahim al-Duri, a long-time fugitive, has died, the executed Iraqi dictator's daughter and his Baath party said Monday
Oil prices fell more than 3% on Monday, extending last week’s losses as coronavirus cases continued to surge in the United States and Europe, while Libya’s rebound in crude production raised fears of oversupply
Al-Namroush claimed that the ceasefire agreement signed during the Joint Military Commission talks held last week in Geneva does not include cancelling the 2019 military cooperation agreement between the GNA and Turkey
Pompeo, who arrived in New Delhi on the first leg of an Asian trip, said it was important that all parties support the success of the UN-facilitated talks in Geneva on Friday
Russian warplanes also wounded 100 people when they targeted a training camp of the Faylaq al-Sham faction in the Jabal Duwayli area in Idlib province
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More than 60 million Americans have cast ballots in the U.S. presidential election with eight days to go, a record-breaking pace that could lead to the highest voter turnout in over a century
The World Health Organization chief insisted Monday that it was still possible to rein in Covid-19 even in places with surging outbreaks, warning against giving up the fight
Italian officials faced a backlash after imposing coronavirus restrictions aimed at "saving Christmas", as other hard-hit countries enforced curfews in a bid to avoid fresh national lockdowns
Biden plans to pick up his travel schedule, aiming to hit the six battleground states the campaign sees as key to his chances, some with socially distanced in-person events and others with virtual events
UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace and Home Secretary Priti Patel authorised the armed forces to board the tanker "to safeguard life and secure a ship that was subject to suspected hijacking", the defence ministry said
The scrutiny and public criticism of the monarchy that has been displayed by some of the protesters is unprecedented in a country where the royal institution has been considered sacrosanct
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Temperatures have been rising on the continent of 1.2 billion at a comparable rate to other regions, but Africa is exceptionally vulnerable to the shock
Chaos spiralled after security forces on Tuesday opened fire on peaceful demonstrators in the centre of Lagos
Announcing provisional results, electoral authority president Kabinet Cisse said that Conde, 82, had won 59.49 percent of the votes in the October 18 election
Ethiopian Foreign Affairs Minister Gedu Andargachew summoned U.S. Ambassador to Addis Ababa Mike Raynor to seek clarifications on the comments made Friday by Trump
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari reiterated that Friday, saying the government 'will not fold its arms and allow miscreants and criminals continue to perpetrate acts of hooliganism'
Protesters blocked access to a key bridge over the Blue Nile, and set up makeshift checkpoints across roads with rocks.
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UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov on Monday demanded an "independent investigation" after a Palestinian youth died following a weekend confrontation with Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank
The United States imposed fresh Iran-related sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's oil sector, including the Iranian Ministry of Petroleum
Belarus opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya said supporters launched Monday a nationwide strike after her deadline expired for strongman Alexander Lukashenko to step down
Hungarian law forces healthcare professionals to choose between working in the state-run or the private health sector, more than 20,000 nurses had signed a petition against it
A United Nations court in the Netherlands says that an 87-year-old Rwandan arrested in France has been transferred to its custody
American auction house Julien's will sell the roughly 400 lots of items used by Soviet intelligence during the Cold War, online and then in-person from mid-January to February 13, 2021
'This morning, Vice President Pence and the Second Lady tested negative for COVID-19,' Pence's office said in a statement.
In recent days the coalition said it had intercepted and destroyed several explosive-laden drones launched by the Houthis.
'Pakistan condemns systematic Islamophobic campaign under the garb of freedom of expression'
Libya's National Oil Corp (NOC) said on Monday it had lifted force majeure on the El-Feel oilfield and that by doing ...
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has written a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg seeking a ban on Islamophobic ...
Mass testing began Saturday evening to cover 4.75 million residents in and around Kashgar, Xinjiang province, after 137 new infections were discovered
“I have no doubt that if they (Qatar) want it and are willing to pay, sooner or later they will get it,” Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz, who sits in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s security cabinet, told Ynet TV.
The backlash against President Emmanuel Macron's comments on Islam intensified Sunday, with Turkish President Recep ...
Malaysia's King Al-Sultan Abdullah rejected a request by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin for him to declare a state of emergency in response to the coronavirus crisis, saying that he did not see the nedd
Tens of people were detained by police in the town of Lida in western Belarus on Sunday during a protest, Russia's ...
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet on Sunday approved Israel's normalisation accord with Bahrain, which ...
Britain and the EU have a good chance of striking a deal on future relations, the British government's Northern Ireland ...
The EU's top diplomat, Josep Borrell, on Sunday condemned Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for making what he ...
Samsung Electronics chairman Lee Kun-hee, who transformed the South Korean firm into a global tech titan, died at the ...
The police order could further heighten tensions in Africa's most populous country after its worst turmoil in years
Al-Masri has been charged in the United States with having provided material support and resources to a foreign terrorist organisation, and conspiracy to kill US nationals
Latest officials figures showed the coronavirus had killed 32,320 Iranians and infected 562,705, with 5,814 new cases and 335 fatalities in the previous 24 hours
Tanker Azi Aslanov was not carrying any oil, and the explosion was likely triggered by leftover fumes, the Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport said
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