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What is at stake in the eastern Mediterranean crisis?

Competition over gas discoveries in the eastern Mediterranean has combined with bitter regional rivalries to fuel dangerous tensions between Turkey and its neighbours in recent…

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Posted in Asia - Pacific

Alexei Navalny out of induced coma and responding after ‘Novichok poisoning’

Poisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has been removed from a medically induced coma but the doctors treating him say it’s too early to determine the…

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How Changing Geo-Strategic Environment Will Impact Pakistan

What could Pakistani and Chinese military officials discuss as far as the issues related to “Changing Geo-Strategic Environment” are concerned, in their meeting in Moscow…

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Posted in Africa

Somali Soldiers Killed, US Service Member Injured in Al-Shabab Attack

Four Somali soldiers were killed and a U.S. service member was injured Monday in an al-Shabab attack on an outpost 60 kilometers west of the…

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Posted in Space

White House issues new cybersecurity policy for space systems

WASHINGTON — The National Space Council issued new cybersecurity principles to help defend America’s space systems Sept. 4. According to the White House, Space Policy Directive-5,…

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China fires ‘aircraft-carrier killer’ missile in warning to US

Ballistic missiles launched in response to US aerial activities in a ‘no-fly zone’ during a Chinese naval drill. China has fired two missiles, including one…

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Belarus: European Union does not want to convert country into a “second Ukraine”

In an interview published today in the Spanish daily El País, the European Union (EU) High Representative for Foreign Policy, said that Brussels “has no…

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Posted in Latin America

Food insecurity concerns for Latin America and the Caribbean

A woman wearing a mask to protect herself from the contagion of the coronavirus, waits to buy food outside a store in the Playa municipality,…

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Posted in Africa

Botswana country profile

Botswana, one of Africa’s most stable countries, is the continent’s longest continuous multi-party democracy. It is relatively free of corruption and has a good human…

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Clues emerge in elephant deaths mystery

Gaborone – Laboratory tests to determine the cause of death of more than 281 elephants in the Okavango panhandle in northern Botswana increasingly point to poisoning….

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Zambia wants to sell US$100m ivory

Lusaka – Zambia is exploring the possibility of domestically selling its US$100 million ivory stockpile. Last year, Zambia joined six other Southern African states in petitioning…

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