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Iranian farmers protest, demand water be released from dam
Middle East

Iranian farmers protest, demand water be released from dam

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Thousands of farmers in central Iran joined a protest on Friday demanding authorities open a dam…
Concerned United Nations can only sidestep Myanmar crisis
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Concerned United Nations can only sidestep Myanmar crisis

BANGKOK (AP) — In his speech last week to open the U.N. General Assembly, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres bracketed Myanmar with…
Mideast in shambles, but the world has moved on for now
Middle East

Mideast in shambles, but the world has moved on for now

BEIRUT (AP) — There was a time not long ago when uprisings and wars in the Arab world topped the…
Afghanistan’s economic crisis deepens as airlift winds down
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Afghanistan’s economic crisis deepens as airlift winds down

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Hundreds of Afghans protested outside a bank in Kabul on Saturday and others formed long lines…
India hits another grim virus record as oxygen demand jumps
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India hits another grim virus record as oxygen demand jumps

NEW DELHI (AP) — Infections in India hit another grim daily record on Thursday as demand for medical oxygen jumped…
UN: Situation in Ethiopia’s Tigray now ‘extremely alarming’
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UN: Situation in Ethiopia’s Tigray now ‘extremely alarming’

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Life for civilians in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region has become “extremely alarming” as hunger grows and…
UN urges countries to repatriate 27,000 children from Syria
Middle East

UN urges countries to repatriate 27,000 children from Syria

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The UN counterterrorism chief is urging countries to repatriate the 27,000 children stranded in a massive…
Public debt, populism and protests as Tunisia faces crisis
Middle East

Public debt, populism and protests as Tunisia faces crisis

TUNIS (Reuters) – The collapse of Tunisia’s shortest-lived government since its 2011 revolution has plunged its young democracy into a…
Coronavirus the worst global crisis since WW II, says UN chief
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Coronavirus the worst global crisis since WW II, says UN chief

The coronavirus pandemic is the worst global crisis since World War II, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday, expressing concern…
Syria’s brutal war enters 10th year
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Syria’s brutal war enters 10th year

Syria’s brutal conflict enters its 10th year Sunday with President Bashar al-Assad’s regime consolidating its hold over a war-wracked country…
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