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Russia calls for end to Western-dominated world order

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (R) attends a working session during a meeting of Foreign Ministers of the G20 leading and developing economies at the World Conference Center in Bonn, western Germany, February 17, 2017. (AFP PHOTO / Sascha Schuermann)

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (R) attends a working session during a meeting of Foreign Ministers of the G20 leading and developing economies at the World Conference Center in Bonn, western Germany, February 17, 2017. (AFP PHOTO / Sascha Schuermann)

At Munich summit, Foreign Minister says it is time for Washington to adopt ‘pragmatic’ relations with Moscow based on ‘mutual respect,’ calls NATO a relic of the Cold War

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Germany bans Islamic organization, police search 190 sites

Police officers carry cardboard boxes out of a mosque in Hamburg, northern Germany, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016 when hundreds of police officers search about 190 offices, mosques and apartments of members and supporters of the Islamic group “The true religion” in Germany after the German government announced a ban of the organization early Tuesday. (Christian Charisius/dpa via AP)

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Earthquake jolts New Zealand; tsunami warning issued

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Debris from buildings is seen on a sidewalk past a cordon line in Wellington early on Nov. 14, 2016, following an earthquake centered some 57 miles north of New Zealand’s South Island city of Christchurch. A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the nation early Nov. 14, the U.S. Geological Survey said, prompting a tsunami warning and knocking out power and phone services in many parts of the country. Marty Melville, AFP/Getty Images

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Egypt ‘suffering worst economic crisis since 1930s’

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Egyptian workers harvest wheat in Banha, north of Cairo. For most Egyptians, rising food prices are the most critical problem. Photograph: Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

Former finance minister and economist say Egypt is in dire predicament as foreign investment and tourism collapse

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Turkish court jails nine staff of opposition daily

A man holds the latest copy of the Cumhuriyet newspaper outside its Istanbul headquarters after police detained chief editor Murat Sabuncu and two columnists of the opposition newspaper, October 31, 2016. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

A man holds the latest copy of the Cumhuriyet newspaper outside its Istanbul headquarters after police detained chief editor Murat Sabuncu and two columnists of the opposition newspaper, October 31, 2016. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

13 members of Cumhuriyet have now been detained in raids, amplifying concerns about country’s press freedoms

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