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Biden administration sets new North Korea policy of ‘practical’ diplomacy

President Joe Biden has settled on a new approach to pressuring North Korea to give up nuclear weapons and ballistic...

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Myanmar protesters march three months after coup; U.N. warns of ‘standstill’

Protesters against military rule marched in Myanmar on Saturday three months after a coup ended a democratic transition, with several...

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Italian prosecutors ask judge to try Egyptian officers over Regeni murder

ROME (Reuters) – Italian prosecutors asked a judge on Thursday to have four senior members of Egypt’s security services sent...

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Crush at Israeli religious festival kills 44

At least 44 people were crushed to death at an over-crowded religious bonfire festival in Israel on Friday, medics said,...

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Saudi crown prince softens Iran rhetoric in balancing act

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince has taken a more conciliatory public stance towards Iran, trying to balance long-held animosity with economic...

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Balcony death spotlights social pressure for single Egyptian women

Nesma Nasr once stayed a week without water in her Cairo apartment, afraid to call a plumber because of the...

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Blinken says Turkey, others, should refrain from new purchases of Russian weapons

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Turkey and all US allies on Wednesday should refrain from making further purchases...

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Jailed Kremlin critic Navalny appears in court via video link as his campaign offices disband

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s team said it was disbanding its network of regional campaign offices across Russia on Thursday...

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Qatar expands fish farming as climate change affects sea stocks

Qatar plans to expand fish farming to meet growing demand for fresh fish in local markets and maintain stocks in...

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London Heathrow Airport's COVID losses balloon to $3.4 bn

Heathrow, Britain’s biggest airport, said on Thursday a first quarter loss of 329 million pounds ($459 million) took total losses...

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Lebanese composer missing in Saudi Arabia - sources, local media

A Lebanese music composer close to the president’s party is believed to be detained in Saudi Arabia for unknown reasons,...

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HK legislature to discuss new immigration bill amid ‘exit ban’ fears

Hong Kong’s legislature is set to discuss a controversial immigration bill, which lawyers, diplomats and right groups fear will give...

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Yemen's Huthis say fired drone at southern Saudi air base

Yemen’s Huthi forces on Wednesday launched a drone at a military air base in the southern Saudi Arabian city of...

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Turkey’s banks shy away from Erdogan’s ‘crazy’ canal - sources

Some of Turkey’s biggest banks are reluctant to finance President Tayyip Erdogan’s planned Istanbul canal due to environmental concerns and...

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