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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.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
7/18/2023 10:04:12 PM
Conflict over water in the Fertile Crescent and East Africa due to dam construction and climate change is harming livelihoods, increasing food insecurity, and fuelling international tensions, writes Haitham Nouri

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
7/18/2023 9:50:06 PM
There is concern that tensions between Lebanon and Israel will accelerate to a broader military confrontation similar to that of July 2006, argues Mohamed Abu Shaar

World - International
7/15/2023 12:02:56 PM
China's top diplomat urged India to focus on "common interests" and meet China "halfway" to defuse border tensions between Asia's most populous neighbours, the Chinese foreign ministry said Saturday.

World - International
7/13/2023 3:29:23 PM
A brawl erupted in the Kosovo parliament on Thursday after an opposition lawmaker threw water on Prime Minister Albin Kurti while he was speaking about government measures to defuse tensions with ethnic Serbs in the country's north.

World - International
7/13/2023 10:04:02 AM
The top US and Chinese diplomats will hold their second meeting in as many months on Thursday in Jakarta, seeking to manage tensions that risk flaring anew over alleged Chinese hacking.

World - Region
7/11/2023 5:22:15 PM
Hundreds of migrants from sub-Saharan Africa are being transferred back to Tunisia after being pushed into a dangerous no-man’s-land on the Libyan border and trapped for a week there without access to basic necessities, according to aid agencies.

World - International
7/7/2023 4:22:13 PM
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen appealed to China's No. 2 leader not to let frustration over U.S. curbs on access to processor chips and other technology disrupt economic cooperation during a visit Friday aimed at improving strained relations.

World - International
7/6/2023 5:15:20 PM
US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen arrived in Beijing on Thursday, kicking off a visit aimed at improving communication and stabilising the tense relationship between the world's two largest economies.

Business - Tech
7/6/2023 5:09:11 PM
China has launched its first homegrown open-source operating system for computers, state media said on Thursday, as Beijing seeks to reduce its foreign dependence at a time of increased rivalry with the United States.

World - Region
7/5/2023 1:45:46 PM
Youths in Tunisia called for vengeance on Tuesday at the funeral of a man stabbed to death during a scuffle between residents and migrants from sub-Saharan Africa.

World - Region
7/4/2023 12:09:34 PM
The U.N. peacekeeping force on the Lebanon-Israel border said late Monday its commander is in contact with officials in both countries over tensions regarding two tents set up by Hezbollah group last month.

World - Region
6/29/2023 1:12:48 PM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he had "thrown out" a key provision of his controversial judicial reform plan that has sparked one of the country's biggest ever protest movements.

Opinion -
6/22/2023 4:07:51 PM
The heightened tensions between the two nations are at their worst since the 1970s, causing global concern over the potential repercussions.

World - International
6/20/2023 9:32:23 AM
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met on Monday with Chinese President Xi Jinping and said they agreed to “stabilize” badly deteriorated U.S.-China ties, but America’s top diplomat left Beijing with his biggest ask rebuffed: better communications between their militaries.

World - International
6/19/2023 12:13:00 PM
President Xi Jinping said the United States and China had "made progress" on a number of issues Monday as he hosted US Secretary of State Antony Blinken for talks in Beijing.

World - Region
6/19/2023 12:08:16 PM
The United Arab Emirates and Qatar announced on Monday the reopening of their respective diplomatic missions, six years after the Gulf rivals severed ties during a regional blockade that sent tensions soaring.

World - International
6/18/2023 1:48:39 PM
NATO on Sunday underlined the "unwavering" commitment of its KFOR peacekeeping force to its duties in Kosovo as tensions flare with pressure building on Serbia over the detention of three Kosovo police officers.

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