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‘Phantom president’ Abdelaziz Bouteflika dies at age 84

Former Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika died on Friday at age 84 after enduring years of ill health. After suffering a…

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Algeria’s former President Bouteflika dies at 84

Veteran of Algeria’s war for independence ruled the North African country for two decades before his resignation in April 2019.…

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Tunisian MP and president critic Makhlouf briefly detained

Opposition lawmaker Seif Eddine Makhlouf arrested by plain clothes officers as he attempted to attend a court hearing against himself.…

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Evergrande, Instagram’s harm to teen girls, and India’s K-craze

Another week has gone by, and Friday is here. What’s the progress on vaccines? Depends on who you ask. Is…

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US will continue to encourage normalisation with Israel: Blinken

Top US diplomat outlines steps to ‘widen the circle’ of normalisation that do not include peace with Palestinians. The Biden…

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World on ‘catastrophic’ path to 2.7C warming, UN chief warns

Countries’ latest pledges to cut emissions would fail to avert disastrous climate change, UN report says. United Nations chief Antonio…

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Iran denounces ‘unilateralism’ as it becomes full SCO member

President Ebrahim Raisi sends message of regional multilateralism as Iran fully joins the influential Shanghai Cooperation Organisation. Tehran, Iran –…

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Libya’s interim government must end civil society crackdown

In 2011, Libyans took to the streets to overthrow the regime of Muammar Gaddafi after 42 years of dictatorship. Amid…

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EU Parliament resolution urges sanctions on Lebanon officials

Beirut, Lebanon – The European Parliament has adopted a resolution calling for the EU to adopt targeted sanctions on Lebanese…

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Egypt’s el-Sisi backs December elections in Libya

Egyptian president holds talks with Libya’s interim Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, days after meeting renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar.…

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