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Ethiopia signs $907 mn financing pact with World Bank

Ethiopia’s finance ministry signed a $907 million financing agreement with the World Bank on Friday geared towards improving access to...

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Iran cuts number of centrifuges enriching uranium to 60% purity, IAEA report says

Iran has reduced the number of centrifuges enriching uranium to up to 60 percent purity at an above-ground plant at...

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SpaceX rocketship launches 4 astronauts on NASA mission to space station

NASA and Elon Musk’s commercial rocket company SpaceX launched a new four-astronaut team on a flight to the International Space...

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Police arrest dozens in Jerusalem clashes; Israeli nationalists chant 'Death to Arabs"

After a night of violence in Jerusalem, Israeli police made over 50 arrests and Palestinian medics said 100 were injured...

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Miners seek gold under the desert sands after Egypt changes rules

Mining companies awarded blocks in Egypt’s Eastern Desert are set to start exploring for gold under a legislative overhaul that...

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Thousands gather to wish Chad's slain president "a deserved rest"

Thousands of people gathered at the main square in Chad’s capital N’Djamena on Friday to pay their respects to the...

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Desperate hunt for missing Indonesian submarine as oxygen set to run out

Rescue aircraft and ships scoured the sea north of Bali on Friday as the hunt for a missing Indonesian submarine...

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US deepens emissions target at climate summit, goal called 'game changing'

The Biden administration on Thursday pledged to slash US greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030, a new target it...

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The legal war between the Saudis and their former spymaster

The family of a former top Saudi intelligence official who is living in exile and locked in an international feud...

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Egypt to produce Russia's Sputnik V, rollout expected in Q3 - statement

Egyptian pharmaceutical firm Minapharm has agreed to produce more than 40 million doses a year of Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus...

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Gaza gravediggers and medics stretched as COVID spikes during Ramadan

The sick and dying are rapidly pushing Gaza’s hospitals close to capacity amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in the...

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Biden expected to recognize massacre of Armenians as genocide - sources

US President Joe Biden is expected to formally recognize the massacre of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire during World War...

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Israel to buy Moderna's booster shot against COVID-19 variants

Moderna Inc said on Tuesday it had secured a new COVID-19 vaccine supply agreement with Israel for 2022, under which...

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Rebels threaten to march on capital as Chad reels from president's battlefield death

Rebel forces set their sights on Chad’s capital N’Djamena on Wednesday following the battlefield death of President Idriss Deby, threatening...

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