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World - International
12/6/2022 10:00:05 AM
A group of Australian lawmakers has landed in Taiwan, Taipei's foreign ministry confirmed Tuesday, defying warnings from Beijing over the visit at a time of rising tensions over the self-ruled island.

World - International
12/5/2022 10:20:07 PM
US and European Union officials met for trade and technology talks Monday, but hanging in the balance are heightened tensions over American subsidies for its green industry that Europe considers anti-competitive.

World - Region
12/3/2022 2:56:13 PM
Iran on Saturday began construction on a new nuclear power plant in the country's southwest, Iranian state TV announced, amid tensions with the U.S. over sweeping sanctions imposed after Washington pulled out of the Islamic Republic's nuclear deal with world powers.

World Cup 2022 - News
11/29/2022 12:10:00 PM
The last World Cup clash between the United States and Iran 24 years ago is considered one of the most politically charged matches in soccer history.

World - International
11/28/2022 10:41:57 PM
The chief of Russian forces in Syria has met with a Kurdish commander over threats by Turkey to launch a new incursion into northern Syria, a Kurdish spokesman and an Arab TV station said Monday.

World - Region
11/25/2022 4:06:41 PM
Tensions ran high at Iran's second match at the World Cup on Friday as fans supporting the Iranian government harassed those protesting against it and stadium security seized flags, T-shirts, and other items expressing support for the protest movement that has gripped the Islamic Republic.

World - Africa
11/24/2022 1:32:39 PM
Leaders called for a cease-fire to take effect later this week in eastern Congo following a summit in Angola on Wednesday that included Congo's president and Rwanda's foreign minister but not the M23 rebels whose rapid advance has sharply escalated tensions between the two countries.

World - International
11/21/2022 7:16:50 PM
America's top diplomat landed in Qatar on Monday to take in a World Cup match and hold talks as regional tensions remain high amid Iran's rapid advancement of its nuclear program and nationwide protests shaking the Islamic Republic.

World - Africa
11/20/2022 8:49:40 PM
Facing calls to do more to resolve global crises, the world's French-speaking leaders met in Tunisia Sunday to discuss growing instability and popular discontent in francophone Africa.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/17/2022 6:20:48 PM
Many countries participating in the COP27 climate conference have expressed their dissatisfaction with the lack of clear and executive steps after examining a draft decision proposed by the COP27 presidency that was circulated at five o'clock this morning.

World - Region
11/14/2022 7:04:41 PM
A key state body in Libya accused the interim government of prime minister Abdulhamid Dbeibah on Monday of preventing it from meeting, reviving political tensions in a country that has seen a decade of violence.

World - International
11/14/2022 5:44:44 PM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit China early next year in a sign of easing tensions following talks between the two countries' presidents, US officials said.

World - International
11/13/2022 6:00:55 PM
The leaders of South Korea and Japan agreed Sunday to keep up efforts to resolve their thorny historical disputes as they're pushing to bolster security cooperation with the United States to better deal with North Korean nuclear threats.

World - Region
11/12/2022 10:24:24 PM
Tensions over migration flared between EU countries on Saturday after people on board a rescue ship turned back by Italy disembarked in France.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
11/6/2022 3:35:00 PM
Amid growing tensions in the world, writes Hussein Haridy, COP27 is reason for hope

World - International
11/6/2022 11:22:31 AM
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida pledged Sunday to beef up Japan's naval and military capacity, warning that nations must prepare to face aggressors.

World - International
11/5/2022 12:35:58 PM
South Korea's military says North Korea has fired four short-range ballistic missiles into the sea, adding to its barrage of weapons demonstrations this week that has raised tensions in the region.

World - Region
11/1/2022 10:13:49 PM
Algeria's president called Tuesday for Arab unity to face escalating "tensions and crises" as he opened the first Arab League summit since a string of normalisation deals with Israel divided the region.

World - International
11/1/2022 4:37:11 PM
Supporters of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro blocked major highways for a second day as tensions mounted over his silence after narrowly losing re-election to bitter rival Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

World - Region
10/26/2022 9:01:07 PM
President Joe Biden was to host Israel's President Isaac Herzog at the White House on Wednesday for a meeting expected to focus on Mideast tensions and Ukraine shortly before US and Israeli elections.

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