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Jonathan Marcus

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  • The Eastern Mediterranean tinderbox

    Greek and French vessels sail in formation during a joint military exercise in the Mediterranean Sea
  • Buildings are seen above Hong Kong and Chinese flags, as pro-China supporters celebration after China's parliament passes national security law for Hong Kong, in Hong Kong, on 30 June 2020
  • Palestinian demonstrators react to tear gas fired by Israeli troops during a protest against Israeli settlements
  • Iranian firefighters disinfect streets in Tehran to halt the wild spread of coronavirus in March 2020