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The Canadian navy’s HMCS Fredericton has set sail for the Aegean Sea to take part in the new NATO mission to fight human traffickers and reduce the number of refugees crossing from Turkey to the European Union in search of a better life
RIYADH - Agence France-Presse
The United States has stepped up weapons deliveries in support of a Saudi-led coalition resisting the advance of Shiite rebels in Yemen, a senior US official said April 7.
DAMASCUS - Agence France-Presse
The UN Security Council has demanded humanitarian access to Syria's Yarmuk Palestinian refugee camp as residents described fleeing in terror after the arrival of jihadists of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
NICOSIA – Reuters
A U.N. envoy for the divided island of Cyprus said April 7 he expected stalled peace talks to resume “within weeks,” following a six-month suspension in a row over offshore gas reserves.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
US President Barack Obama has rejected a call by Israel for any nuclear agreement with Iran to be conditional on Tehran's recognition of the Jewish state's right to exist, branding it a "fundamental misjudgement".
Turkish-Armenian relations are back under the spotlight ahead of the centenary commemorations of 1915 on April 24. Carnegie Endowment scholar Thomas de Waal spoke to HDN about his new book on the subject.
The United States has taken more than 5,600 refugees from Turkey, including 664 Syrian refugees, and expects to see those numbers rise in the coming months, a U.S. State Department official said
MONTREAL - Agence France-Presse
Traces of radioactivity originating from the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant in 2011 have been detected in a seawater sample collected near Canada's west coast, according to a radiation monitoring group.
DUBAI/BEIRUT - Reuters
All United Nations Security Council resolutions related to Iran's nuclear programme will be lifted immediately if a final deal is agreed, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on April 4, stressing the benefits to Iran of this week's negotiations.
KIGALI - Agence France-Presse
Rwanda's justice minister on April 8 welcomed France's declassification of documents relating to the 1994 Rwandan genocide, in which Kigali accuses Paris of having an indirect role.
LONDON - Reuters
The arrests at the southern English port of Dover came three days after Turkish security forces detained nine British nationals who were apparently attempting to enter Syria.
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