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World - International
11/22/2021 9:06:12 PM
An Armenian soldier was killed by Azerbaijani shelling on Monday amid simmering tensions on the border between the two ex-Soviet neighbors.

World - International
11/22/2021 3:10:09 PM
Opposition supporters blocked traffic in Armenia's capital on Monday to urge the government to take a tougher stance amid tensions with neighboring Azerbaijan.

World - International
11/18/2021 1:58:32 PM
The Kremlin on Thursday said that Europe should not blame Russia for "all problems", as tensions with the West simmer over Ukraine and the migrant crisis on the Belarus-Poland border.

World - International
11/17/2021 7:58:36 PM
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday it would be a "tragic mistake" for Russia to embark on "military adventurism" on the borders of Poland and Ukraine, amid escalating regional tensions.

World - International
11/14/2021 8:09:41 PM
Armenia and Azerbaijan on Sunday mutually accused each other's armies of opening fire at their border near the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh in a fresh flare up of tensions between the Caucasus foes.

World - International
11/13/2021 5:35:54 PM
US President Joe Biden will hold a hotly anticipated virtual summit Monday with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, as tensions swell and both sides indicate they will not give ground on flashpoint issues such as Taiwan.

World - International
11/12/2021 3:08:46 PM
Russia sent paratroopers to Belarus Friday in a show of support for its ally amid the tensions over an influx of migrants on the Belarusian border with Poland.

World - International
11/11/2021 2:11:00 PM
Chinese President Xi Jinping warned Thursday against letting tensions in the Asia-Pacific region cause a relapse into a Cold War mentality.

World - International
11/9/2021 5:11:20 PM
US Vice President Kamala Harris touched down in Paris on Tuesday on a mission to further mend relations with France after a crisis sparked by a cancelled submarines contract.

World - Region
11/8/2021 6:01:00 PM
The Arab League on Monday pressed for an easing of tensions between Lebanon and Gulf Arab states over a Lebanese minister's comments on the Yemen war.

World - Region
11/7/2021 9:32:05 PM
The failed assassination attempt against Iraq's prime minister at his residence on Sunday has ratcheted up tensions following last month's parliamentary elections where the Iran-backed militias were the biggest losers.

World - Region
11/7/2021 1:53:18 PM
Morocco's King Mohamed VI said Saturday that Western Sahara is "not negotiable", as tensions flared with Algeria over the disputed territory.

World - Region
11/7/2021 9:27:51 AM
Iraq's Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi said he was unhurt and appealed for "calm and restraint" after a drone attack on his residence early Sunday as political tensions mounted in the country.

World - Region
11/6/2021 2:11:04 PM
Algeria's President Abdelmadjid Tebboune said Saturday he would not make the "first move" towards easing tensions with former colonial power France after critical comments from Paris about his country.

World - International
11/5/2021 2:32:44 PM
China vowed Friday to punish "diehard" Taiwan politicians, saying it would ban several from visiting the mainland, as tensions between Beijing and Taipei spiked to their highest level in years.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
11/4/2021 4:30:00 PM
Intra-Palestinian reconciliation, reconstructing Gaza, and de-escalating tensions between Israel and the Palestinians are the goals of a series of meetings taking place in Cairo.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
11/2/2021 11:26:48 PM
Attacks by the Islamic State group are raising tensions in Iraq, with the group’s focus seemingly being to re-spark confessional strife in the country, writes Salah Nasrawi

World - International
10/31/2021 10:06:30 PM
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told the United States not to "betray its promises" on Taiwan at a rare meeting Sunday with Secretary of State Antony Blinken, as tensions run high over the island.

World - International
10/29/2021 2:48:02 PM
Tensions were high in parts of India's northeastern Tripura state on Friday after a string of attacks against minority Muslims, seen as retaliation for the violence against Hindus in neighboring Bangladesh earlier this month.

World - International
10/27/2021 10:08:46 AM
China insisted Wednesday that Taiwan had no right to join the United Nations, after the United States ratcheted up tensions with a call for the democratic island to have greater involvement in the world body.

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