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World - International
7/21/2022 9:57:59 AM
Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi was expected to resign Thursday after efforts to bring the country's fractious parties to heel failed, kicking off a snap election campaign before the government had even fallen.

World - Africa
7/20/2022 3:11:30 PM
Major challenges lie ahead for African leaders seeking to breathe new life into the G5 Sahel anti-jihadist force.

World - Region
7/17/2022 10:51:47 AM
Tehran on Sunday accused Washington of provoking tensions in the Middle East, a day after US President Joe Biden ended a tour to Iran's rival Saudi Arabia and arch-foe Israel.

World - Region
7/16/2022 8:57:53 PM
Iraq on Saturday asked Ankara to increase the flow of water downstream along the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, as both countries face droughts and tensions over resource management.

World - Region
7/16/2022 2:37:56 PM
Iraq's caretaker prime minister, whose country is mired in political crisis, says it is in Iraq's interest to keep pushing for a rapprochement between Iran and Saudi Arabia to ease regional tensions.

World - International
7/13/2022 1:27:47 PM
The U.S. Navy on Wednesday sailed a destroyer close to China-controlled islands in the South China Sea in what Washington said was a patrol aimed at asserting freedom of navigation through the strategic seaway.

World - International
7/9/2022 1:55:07 PM
The United States and China held constructive talks Saturday, the two sides said, after an unusually long meeting aimed at preventing bilateral tensions from spiralling out of control.

World - International
7/4/2022 2:17:39 PM
Japan protested to Beijing after spotting Chinese and Russian warships just outside its territorial waters around the disputed East China Sea islands on Monday.

World - Region
7/4/2022 12:18:36 PM
The U.S. Navy's Mideast-based 5th Fleet is starting to offer rewards for information that could help sailors intercept weapons, drugs and other illicit shipments across the region amid tensions over Iran's nuclear program and Tehran's arming of Yemen's Houthi rebels.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
7/3/2022 7:33:03 PM
Two Russian airplanes were set to depart Bulgaria on Sunday with scores of Russian diplomatic staff and their families amid a mass expulsion that has sent tensions soaring between the historically close nations, a Russian diplomat said.

World - Africa
7/2/2022 10:20:14 PM
Allegations that Ethiopian forces captured and killed Sudanese troops in a contested area along their border -- charges denied by Addis Ababa -- have revived a decades-old dispute over the fertile land.

World - Region
7/1/2022 2:54:18 PM
Turkey has cut access to public broadcasters from Germany and the United States, threatening to stoke new diplomatic tensions during Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

World - Region
6/30/2022 10:29:45 PM
Greece has sent a letter of request to the United States to buy a squadron of F-35 fighter jets, the country's prime minister said Thursday, part of efforts to bolster its defense capabilities amid continuing tensions with neighboring Turkey.

World - Africa
6/30/2022 10:50:40 AM
Regional leaders voiced alarm Wednesday over escalating tensions between Ethiopia and Sudan in a disputed border area and appealed for dialogue to stem the crisis.

World - International
6/29/2022 1:30:29 PM
Tensions were high Wednesday in the western Indian city of Udaipur, a day after police arrested two Muslim men accused of slitting a Hindu tailor's throat and posting a video of it on social media, in a brutal attack representing a dramatic escalation of communal violence in a country riven by deep religious polarization.

World - Africa
6/29/2022 1:20:09 PM
The head of the African Union Commission voiced concern on Wednesday over "escalating military tension" between Ethiopia and Sudan, calling for restraint and dialogue.

World - International
6/24/2022 5:53:43 PM
European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell was headed to Tehran on Friday for a surprise visit that could breathe new life into stalled talks on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

World - International
6/24/2022 12:28:58 PM
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un doubled down on his nuclear arms buildup to overwhelm ``hostile forces'' at a key meeting where military leaders approved unspecified new operational duties for frontline army units.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
6/23/2022 12:58:57 PM
Three consecutive summits over the next week will test Western resolve to support Ukraine and the extent of international unity as rising geopolitical tensions and economic pain cast an increasingly long shadow.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
6/22/2022 9:48:49 PM
New tensions between Moscow and the West are rising after Lithuania decided to halt the transport of some goods through its territory to the Russian region of Kaliningrad as part of European Union sanctions on the Kremlin.

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