Russian court sentences Ukrainian reporter to 12 years for spying
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Russian court sentences Ukrainian reporter to 12 years for spying

Russian court sentences Ukrainian reporter to 12 years in a strict regime penal colony for spying Sentence is the latest move in escalating tension between Russia and Ukraine …

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Balaclava-clad man throws a grenade into a nightclub in Ukraine
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Balaclava-clad man throws a grenade into a nightclub in Ukraine

Balaclava-clad man throws a GRENADE into a nightclub as people flee for their lives – before it explodes and badly injures eight in Ukraine  CCTV footage has emerged…

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What’s next for the United States in Afghanistan?
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What’s next for the United States in Afghanistan?

Zalmay Khalilzad is likely not a happy man right now. Khalilzad, the US special envoy for Afghanistan reconciliation, had been on an urgent mission: Launch a peace process…

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Sudan protests: How did we get here?
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Sudan protests: How did we get here?

Last week, I lost a bet. Two days after the current protests started in Sudan on Wednesday, December 19, I said on Al Jazeera that I would be…

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Nervous residents flee in panic as quake hits eastern Indonesia
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Nervous residents flee in panic as quake hits eastern Indonesia

An earthquake has struck Indonesia’s eastern province of West Papua, causing nervous residents to flee their houses in panic days after a tsunami killed hundreds further west in…

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Burkina Faso: 10 police officers killed in ambush
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Burkina Faso: 10 police officers killed in ambush

Ten police officers were killed and three wounded in an ambush in northwestern Burkina Faso on Thursday, the West African country’s security ministry said. “The toll is 10 officers…

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Boko Haram attacks two military bases in northeast Nigeria
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Boko Haram attacks two military bases in northeast Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram fighters have attacked two military bases in northeast Nigeria, and briefly seized the headquarters of a multinational force comprising troops from Niger, Nigeria, Chad and…

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Sudan: 19 killed, over 200 injured in protests
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Sudan: 19 killed, over 200 injured in protests

At least 19 people have been killed in clashes between Sudanese anti-riot police and protesters in demonstrations triggered by a rise in bread prices, according to a government…

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Parties to conflict in Donbas agree on New Year truce from Dec 29 – Ukrainian envoy
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RFE/RL: List of BBC correspondents working in Russia leaked online
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