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World - International
5/2/2023 1:26:50 PM
Taiwan intends to fight for itself in any armed conflict with China and is unclear as to what countries might stand beside it, the self-governing island's foreign minister said.

World - Region
5/2/2023 11:55:00 AM
A high-profile Palestinian occupation prisoner died in Israeli custody on Tuesday after 86 days hunger strike in protest against his detention without charge, Israel’s prison service announced, at a time of already soaring tensions between Israel and the Palestinians.

World - Region
4/30/2023 8:59:17 PM
President Joe Biden is set to host President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. of the Philippines for White House talks Monday as concerns grow about the Chinese navy's harassment of Philippine vessels in the South China Sea.

World - International
4/30/2023 12:21:59 PM
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos left Manila on Sunday for a visit to the United States as he seeks to bolster ties with Washington amid growing tensions with China in the disputed South China Sea.

World - War in Ukraine
4/29/2023 1:22:38 PM
Ukraine on Saturday welcomed the European Union’s hard-fought deal to keep farm exports flowing into and through the bloc to world markets, saying that the Middle East and Africa would specifically stand to benefit from it.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
4/25/2023 9:21:24 PM
Tensions have been rising in Tunisia following last week’s arrest of Islamist Ennahda Movement leader Rached Al-Ghannouchi, writes Karam Said

World - International
4/22/2023 1:03:47 PM
The Philippines' top diplomat has expressed his concern to Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang over escalating tensions in waters around Taiwan, Manila said on Saturday.

World - International
4/20/2023 9:46:38 PM
US President Joe Biden and President Emmanuel Macron talked Thursday about the French leader's recent trip to China, the White House said, signaling an effort to calm tensions over how to deal with Beijing.

World - International
4/17/2023 8:36:54 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday that he heard people’s anger over raising the retirement age from 62 to 64, but insisted that it was needed.

World - Region
4/17/2023 6:16:51 PM
Tensions have been brewing for weeks between Sudan's two most powerful generals, who just 18 months earlier jointly orchestrated a military takeover to derail the nation's transition to democracy.

World - Region
4/15/2023 11:09:11 AM
Sustained firing was heard in the Sudanese capital Saturday morning amid tensions between the military and the country's powerful paramilitary forces.

World - Region
4/11/2023 6:57:00 PM
A UN spokesperson said late on Monday that talks between Saudi and Omani delegations and Houthi rebels in Yemen's capital Sana'a over the weekend were "a welcome step towards the de-escalation of tensions."

World - International
4/11/2023 12:02:49 PM
China has wrapped up three days of military drills around Taiwan, its largest since August, in a show of force it described as a rehearsal to "seal off" the self-ruled island.

World - International
4/11/2023 12:12:21 AM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit Vietnam this week in the latest bid to build relations with a growing US partner as tensions flare with China over Taiwan, the State Department said Monday.

World - Region
4/10/2023 11:09:09 AM
Israeli warplanes and artillery struck targets in Syria as tensions reached a peak Sunday at a volatile Jerusalem shrine with simultaneous religious rituals.

World - Region
4/9/2023 5:38:06 PM
Pope Francis underlined his "deep concern" over a flare-up in tensions between Israel and Palestinians, as he led Easter Mass on Sunday.

World - Region
4/9/2023 2:54:45 PM
Israeli warplanes and artillery struck targets in Syria following rare rocket fire from the northeastern neighbor, as Arab-Israeli tensions reached a peak Sunday at a volatile Al-Aqsa Mosque compound with simultaneous religious rituals.

World - Region
4/8/2023 12:23:28 PM
The U.S. Navy has deployed a guided-missile submarine capable of carrying up to 154 Tomahawk missiles to the Middle East, a spokesman said Saturday, in what appeared to be a show of force toward Iran following recent tensions.

World - International
4/7/2023 4:44:03 PM
Russia on Friday called on Israel, the Palestinians, and Lebanon to end the "escalation" of violence, saying it was "deeply" concerned.

World - International
4/5/2023 5:50:00 PM
French unions on Wednesday said last-ditch talks with the prime minister to ease tensions over a divisive pension reform were a "failure" and called for record turnout at protest rallies the next day.

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