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Macron vows to help restart Serbia-Kosovo dialogue

Macron vows to help restart Serbia-Kosovo dialogue Tue, 16 Jul, 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron on vowed to help restart dialogue and reach a long-lasting agreement between Serbia and Kosovo, former war foes who have been locked in a diplomatic spat for months.
Hunger on the rise worldwide as 821 million affected, says UN

Hunger on the rise worldwide as 821 million affected, says UN Mon, 15 Jul, 2019

 More than 821 million people suffered from hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition worldwide last year, the United Nations reported -- the third year in a row that the number has risen.
EU holds Iran nuclear crisis talks as Tehran issues fresh threats

EU holds Iran nuclear crisis talks as Tehran issues fresh threats Mon, 15 Jul, 2019

European foreign ministers held crisis talks on saving the beleaguered Iran nuclear deal as Britain warned the "small window" for success was closing and Tehran issued fresh threats of restarting its atomic programme.
UK says seized Iranian oil tanker could be released

UK says seized Iranian oil tanker could be released Mon, 15 Jul, 2019

 Britain will facilitate the release of a seized Iranian tanker if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European sanctions on oil shipments to Syria, Britain's top diplomat said, as European nations called for new talks to ease tensions in the Persian Gulf.
Israel threatens 'crushing' response to any Hezbollah strike

Israel threatens 'crushing' response to any Hezbollah strike Sun, 14 Jul, 2019

Israel's prime minister says it will deliver a "crushing" strike against Hezbollah if the Lebanese militant group attempts to attack.

Sudan activists call for 'justice' for killed protesters Sun, 14 Jul, 2019

— Tens of thousands of Sudanese flooded the streets of the capital of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in, and a protest leader said a planned a meeting with the country's ruling generals to sign a power-sharing deal was postponed until Sunday.
Britain sending destroyer to Gulf amid Iranian threats

Britain sending destroyer to Gulf amid Iranian threats Fri, 12 Jul, 2019

Iran  demanded the British navy release an Iranian oil tanker seized last week off Gibraltar, accusing London of playing a "dangerous game" and threatening retribution, while London announced it was sending a destroyer to the Persian Gulf.
Egyptian mediators arrive in Gaza to call for calm

Egyptian mediators arrive in Gaza to call for calm Fri, 12 Jul, 2019

Palestinian officials say an Egyptian delegation has arrived in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip to call for calm between Palestinian factions and Israel.
Trump warns Iran sanctions will 'soon be increased substantially'

Trump warns Iran sanctions will 'soon be increased substantially' Wed, 10 Jul, 2019

President Donald Trump warned  that sanctions against Iran would soon be "increased substantially" after Tehran said it had exceeded a limit on enriched uranium reserves under a 2015 nuclear deal abandoned by Washington.
UN hails Africa free trade area as 'bridge to peace'

UN hails Africa free trade area as 'bridge to peace' Tue, 09 Jul, 2019

The United Nations hailed a landmark Africa-wide free trade area accord launched at the weekend as a bridge towards peace on the continent.
UAE draws down troops in Yemen in 'strategic redeployment'

UAE draws down troops in Yemen in 'strategic redeployment' Tue, 09 Jul, 2019

 The United Arab Emirates has drawn down its troop levels in Yemen but remains a key member of the Saudi-led coalition at war with Iran-aligned rebels there, a senior Emirati official said.
Trump hits out at May after leak of damning cables

Trump hits out at May after leak of damning cables Tue, 09 Jul, 2019

Donald Trump launched an extraordinary attack on outgoing British premier Theresa May, following the leak of diplomatic cables highly critical of his presidency.
PM-elect Mitsotakis vows to make Greece 'proud' after vote triumph

PM-elect Mitsotakis vows to make Greece 'proud' after vote triumph Mon, 08 Jul, 2019

Greece's conservative prime minister-elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis vowed that the country would "proudly" enter a post-bailout period of "jobs, security and growth" after winning a landslide victory in Sunday's general election.
Mali PM vows heightened security in restive central region

Mali PM vows heightened security in restive central region Mon, 08 Jul, 2019

Mali Prime Minister Boubou Cisse ended a five-day tour of the restive central region where he has vowed to beef up security, days after the UN humanitarian coordinator decried the "drastic toll" from violence there.
US call for Syria troops divides German coalition

US call for Syria troops divides German coalition Sun, 07 Jul, 2019

Discord broke out in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition, after the United States urged the country to send ground troops to Syria as Washington looks to withdraw from the region.
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