Lebanon’s Hariri urges formation of new government
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Lebanon’s Hariri urges formation of new government

Lebanon’s Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri has warned that a national unity government needs to be formed as the country faces economic malaise after months of political deadlock.  “We…

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Israeli settlement activity surged in Trump era: Monitor group
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Israeli settlement activity surged in Trump era: Monitor group

With little resistance from a friendly White House, Israel has launched a new settlement push in the West Bank since President Donald Trump took office, laying the groundwork…

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Somalia orders UN envoy to leave country
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Somalia orders UN envoy to leave country

Somalia‘s government has ordered the top United Nations official in the country to leave, accusing him of interfering with national sovereignty days after he raised concerns about the actions…

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Two Indian women enter Sabarimala temple in Kerala amid protests
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Two Indian women enter Sabarimala temple in Kerala amid protests

New Delhi, India – A centuries-old ban has been breached by two women who entered an ancient Hindu temple in the southern Indian state of Kerala despite strong…

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Cuba celebrates 60 years since Castro’s communist revolution
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Cuba celebrates 60 years since Castro’s communist revolution

Cuba has celebrated the 60th anniversary of its communist revolution with its leader Raul Castro criticising the United States for returning to an outdated path of confrontation with…

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Donbas update: Ukraine reports one KIA as invaders violate silence regime Jan 1
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Ukrainian opposition leader ‘kidnapped’ by masked men
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Ukrainian opposition leader ‘kidnapped’ by masked men

Dramatic moment Ukrainian opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili is ‘kidnapped’ from a restaurant by masked men in camouflage before being deported Former Georgian president went to Ukraine despite being…

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Ukrainian gym fanatic ‘not sorry’ for causing death
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Ukrainian gym fanatic ‘not sorry’ for causing death

Bethany Shipsey bought the drugs which killed her from a Ukrainian computer expert and gym fanatic who took advantage of a loophole in the law to sell the…

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Yemen’s Houthis deny WFP accusations of stealing aid
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Yemen’s Houthis deny WFP accusations of stealing aid

Houthi rebels have denied accusations by the World Food Programme (WFP) of stealing humanitarian aid in war-torn Yemen. The Associated Press news agency reported on Monday that armed…

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Family of American held in Russia for ‘spying’ says he’s innocent
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Family of American held in Russia for ‘spying’ says he’s innocent

The brother of a US citizen arrested in Russia on espionage charges said on Tuesday that his brother is innocent and was in Moscow to attend a wedding. Paul…

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