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Libyan premier takes back decision to resign

TRIPOLI Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj said on Friday he took back his decision to resign at the end of October. Sarraj will remain in office until the ongoing intra-Libyan political...

Azerbaijan moves European court over Armenia's attacks

BAKU Azerbaijan has moved the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) over Armenia’s attacks on civilians, authorities said on Friday. In a meeting with representatives of diplomatic missions and media outlets,...

Azerbaijani military continues operations to free land

BAKU, Azerbaijan  Azerbaijani army continues its military operations to liberate territories occupied for nearly 30 years by Armenian forces, the country's Defense Ministry said on Sunday. In a statement, the ministry...

Azerbaijan: Not much room for negotiations with Armenia

ANKARA  Amid Armenia's aggressive rhetoric and attacks on the Upper Karabakh region, "there is not much room for negotiation," Azerbaijan's president has said in an interview. In an interview with Nikkei...

Azerbaijan downs 7 Armenian drones in 3 days

BAKU, Azerbaijan The Azerbaijani army has shot down another unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of Armenia over the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, the country’s Defense Ministry said on Thursday. “On October 22, in...

Khashoggi's fiancee sues Saudi crown prince for murder

WASHINGTON Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee to late Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, filed suit in US district court Tuesday against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the journalist's grisly...

Premier Tatar wins presidential runoff in N.Cyprus

Prime Minister Ersin Tatar won Sunday's presidential runoff in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus with 51.74% of the votes, according to unofficial results. Narin Ferdi Sefik, the head of...

Azerbaijan marks Independence Day with pride, sorrow

ANKARA Azerbaijan on Sunday is marking the 29th anniversary of its independence with both pride and sorrow, as it comes in the wake of deadly attacks on civilian settlements by...

1961 Paris massacre remembered on anniversary

PARIS The memory of the 1961 Paris massacre, when as many as 400 demonstrators were killed and thrown into the Seine River for supporting the Algerian War of Independence, is...

Armenian attack kills 10 civilians in Ganja, Azerbaijan

BAKU  At least ten civilians were killed, including two children, and 35 others injured, after the Armenian army struck Azerbaijan’s second-largest city, Ganja, with missile attacks, a top Azerbaijani official...

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Europol: 45 suspects arrested in anti-drug operations

HAGUE  – Police arrested 45 suspects Friday during an international operation against a drug-trafficking network from Brazil into Europe, Europol said Friday. "This international sting,...

South Africa records 3,370 new COVID-19 cases

JOHANNESBURG  - South Africa recorded 3,370 new coronavirus cases Friday, bringing the number of infections to 781,941, according to Health Minister Zweli Mkhize. He said...

Tanzania’s opposition party expels rebel MPs

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania  - Tanzania's main opposition party, Democracy and Progress (CHADEMA), expelled 19 rebel legislators Friday for allegedly forging party documents and...

Al-Akhras: My hunger strike revealed Israeli crimes

JENIN, Palestine - Former Palestinian prisoner Maher al-Akhras, who was on a hunger strike for 103 days, believes he succeeded in exposing Israeli occupation."My...

Navalny urges EU to sanction Russian oligarchs

ANKARA  - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny urged the EU to impose direct sanctions Friday against oligarchs close to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Navalny said...