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The man was sentenced to seven years in prison for the 'obscene, derogatory and objectionable comments'.

Two soldiers are in ICC custody, reports claim, after fleeing Myanmar and confessing to committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims including mass executions, rape and razing villages

<em>Bangladesh</em> mosque gas explosion toll rises to 24

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Bangladesh mosque gas explosion toll rises to 24

Burnt worshippers reportedly threw themselves into an open sewer next to the mosque to escape the flames.

12 killed in <em>Bangladesh</em> mosque gas explosion

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12 killed in Bangladesh mosque gas explosion

Over a dozen worshippers were killed in a gas explosion at a mosque, with many more injured.

Christchurch mass murderer sentenced to life without parole

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Christchurch mass murderer sentenced to life without parole

Cries filled the air outside the courtroom as New Zealand came to the collective realisation that the country's worst mass murderer would never ...

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Local coronavirus outbreak sparks fears for Rohingya camps

The embattled Rohingya Muslim minority expressed fears over a virus outbreak at refugee camps in Myanmar on Sunday, according to reports.

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UN migrant return flights take off again from Libya

Most of the 118 passengers on the charter flight from the Libyan capital to Accra were male migrant workers, but seven women, three children and ...

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Israel says foiled cyber attack on its defence firms

Israel says it has foiled an attempted cyber attack by a foreign group targeting the country's defence manufacturers.

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Myanmar bars Rohingya candidate from election

Rohingya Muslim candidate Abdul Rasheed has been barred from standing in Myanmar's upcoming election.

#SayTheirNames: The victims of Beirut blasts

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#SayTheirNames: The victims of Beirut blasts

The Beirut blast death toll has exceeded 150. As protesters rage in the capital calling for accountability, The New Arab has compiled a list of ...

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Al-Jazeera says Malaysia rejects visas for Aussie staffers

Malaysian authorities last month questioned Al-Jazeera staff, with police seizing two computers from their office on Tuesday.

Al Jazeera's Malaysian office raided over documentary

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Al Jazeera's Malaysian office raided over documentary

Police seized computers as part of the investigation into an Al Jazeera documentary about migrants in Malaysia.

Virus fears force animal sellers online for Muslim festival

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Virus fears force animal sellers online for Muslim festival

Faced with deserted markets, Muslim livestock breeders and traders across South Asia have turned to websites, apps and social media to showcase ...

Missing Rohingya migrants found alive in Malaysia

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Missing Rohingya migrants found alive in Malaysia

Authorities confirmed a group of Rohingya migrants that were feared to be dead were found alive on an island in Malaysia.

Bodies of Afghans who died seeking asylum brought home

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Bodies of Afghans who died seeking asylum brought home

Dozens of migrants were killed last month after a boat capsized in Turkey's Lake Van.

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Pakistan warns video-sharing app TikTok over 'immoral content'

Critics blame TikTok for spreading nudity and pornography among young people in the conservative Muslim-majority country.

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Shamima Begum allowed UK return for citizenship battle

The ruling in her favour means Begum could appear before a court in London, despite UK authorities continuously declaring they would not help ...

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Bangladesh says Rohingya refugees can't leave island

'Bangladesh authorities are using the pandemic as an excuse to detain refugees on a spit of land in the middle of a churning monsoon ...

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Turkey holds nearly 300 migrants bound for Europe

Turkey's coast guard intercepted a tanker carrying 276 migrants on their way to Greece.

Coronavirus outbreak in <em>Bangladesh</em> Rohingya camps 'contained'

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Coronavirus outbreak in Bangladesh Rohingya camps 'contained'

A Covid-19 outbreak in a refugee camp in Bangladesh has reportedly been contained.

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Exiled Uighurs bring first-ever ICC claim against China

The evidence submitted includes torture, being forced to eat pork and drink alcohol, and birth control for Uyghur women.

Italy to take in 180 refugees rescued in Mediterranean

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Italy to take in 180 refugees rescued in Mediterranean

Italy on Sunday authorised charity vessel Ocean Viking to transfer 180 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean to a ship in Sicily for quarantine, ...

Dozens dead after two ferries collide in <em>Bangladesh</em>

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Dozens dead after two ferries collide in Bangladesh

Twenty-three people died after a boat capsized in Dhaka during an accident.

Migrant workers stuck in virus-hit Iraq

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Migrant workers stuck in virus-hit Iraq

Migrant workers in Iraq are stranded without wages by their employers, leaving them at risk.

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