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World - International
9/3/2023 7:27:15 PM
Holding talks with Beijing officials is not a sign of weakness by Washington, the US commerce secretary said Sunday, adding that not talking can lead to greater tensions and misunderstanding.

World - Region
9/3/2023 10:05:12 AM
At least three Kurds were killed and 16 people wounded Saturday during protests in the multi-ethnic Iraqi city of Kirkuk, as authorities imposed a curfew after days of tensions.

World - International
9/1/2023 2:27:40 PM
Pope Francis arrived in Mongolia on Friday morning to encourage one of the world’s smallest and newest Catholic communities.

World - International
9/1/2023 12:52:21 PM
Armenia said that two of its servicemen were killed and one wounded on Friday after Azerbaijan fired at its positions near the town of Sotk, close to the border.

World - Region
8/29/2023 7:59:26 PM
Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant on Tuesday urged the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to act to calm tensions along the Israel-Lebanon border to prevent a possible escalation.

World - Africa
8/29/2023 5:10:03 PM
Former rebels in northern Mali on Tuesday accused the armed forces of carrying out new strikes on their positions, reflecting mounting tensions in the flashpoint region.

World - Region
8/28/2023 3:30:46 PM
Clashes broke out Monday between two US-backed groups in eastern Syria, leaving three gunmen dead and raising tensions in the region where hundreds of American troops are deployed, opposition activists said.

World - International
8/25/2023 3:16:10 PM
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held "candid and in-depth" talks to ease tensions along their disputed frontier, Beijing said Friday, after a rare face-to-face encounter between the two leaders.

World - International
8/24/2023 9:44:56 PM
India’s prime minister and China's leader agreed Thursday to intensify efforts to de-escalate tensions at the disputed border between them and bring home thousands of their troops deployed there, according to an official from India's foreign ministry.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
8/20/2023 1:44:15 PM
​Egypt has called for calm and the prevention of actions that could exacerbate tensions in Cyprus, following the recent attack on the UN peacekeeping mission within the buffer zone that separates the Turkish Cypriot north and the Greek Cypriot south.

World - Region
8/12/2023 8:34:28 PM
Western-backed maritime forces in the Middle East on Saturday warned shippers traveling through the strategic Strait of Hormuz to stay as far away from Iranian territorial waters as possible to avoid being seized, a stark advisory amid heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S.

World - Region
8/11/2023 1:27:39 PM
Tensions are escalating between Niger's new military regime and the West African regional bloc that has ordered the deployment of troops to restore Niger's flailing democracy.

World - Region
8/7/2023 1:35:23 PM
More than 3,000 US military personnel have arrived in the Red Sea aboard two warships, as part of increased deployments after tanker seizures by Iran, the US Navy said Monday.

World - Africa
8/5/2023 12:56:29 PM
Regional mediation efforts to reverse the coup in Niger and restore its democracy collapsed as soon as they started. Tensions have escalated as the Sunday deadline nears for possible military intervention by other West African countries.

World - International
8/1/2023 2:58:14 PM
Sweden's government said Tuesday it intended to "intensify" border controls due to a worsened security situation in the wake of several protests involving desecrations of the Koran.

World - Region
8/1/2023 12:35:06 PM
Thousands of Marines backed by advanced U.S. fighter jets and warships are slowly building up a presence in the Persian Gulf. It’s a sign that while America’s wars in the region may be finished, its conflict with Iran over its advancing nuclear program continues to worsen, with no solutions in sight.

World - Region
7/31/2023 6:53:52 PM
Two men set the Koran alight outside parliament in Stockholm on Monday, an AFP reporter saw, at a protest similar to previous ones that have sparked tensions between Sweden and Middle Eastern countries.

World - International
7/24/2023 12:25:38 PM
The remanding in custody of a French policeman in the city of Marseille sparked new controversy Monday weeks after violent riots, with the left lambasting a call from police chiefs for the officer to be freed.

World - Region
7/23/2023 5:53:59 PM
Migrants in Tunisia’s port city of Sfax who are aiming to make Europe their new home are now sharing the burden and the blame for escalating tensions deeply tinged with racism, amid the fears of European leaders who are trying to stanch the numbers of people arriving at their shores.

World - Region
7/23/2023 11:07:41 AM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was recovering in hospital on Sunday after an emergency heart procedure while opposition to his government's contentious judicial overhaul plan reached a fever pitch and unrest gripped the country.

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