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Analysis: With the veneer of Myanmar's democracy now removed, the plight of Rohingya Muslims continues to be overshadowed by geopolitical interests.

Chinese officials have targeted Uighur former detainees in recent months, rejecting allegations of forced sterilisation and abuse.

Iraq to receive first delivery of Covid-19 vaccines

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Iraq to receive first delivery of Covid-19 vaccines

Iraq is experiencing a resurgence in Covid-19 cases attributed to new strains spreading in the country.

Trudeau slammed for abstaining from Uighur rights vote

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Trudeau slammed for abstaining from Uighur rights vote

A US-based Uighur rights group slammed Trudeau's decision as a 'complete disappointment'.

China says Iran nuclear issue at 'critical point’

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China says Iran nuclear issue at 'critical point’

China has said that issues relating to Iran’s nuclear programme are reaching a critical point and sanctions must be lifted.

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Canadian MPs say China's treatment of Uighurs is 'genocide'

MPs voted unanimously to label China's treatment of Uighurs as 'genocide' and ministers called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to officially label it as such.

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US urged to reintroduce bill banning Uighur forced-labour products

The bill would allow a US president to force sanction on anyone responsible for the labour trafficking of Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in ...

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Egypt pro-regime figures take aim at Clubhouse

Early signs of a witch hunt have emerged against Egyptian users of the invite-only audio-chat app Clubhouse.

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EU set to agree sanctions over Russia, Myanmar crackdowns

The EU on Monday warned Myanmar's military rulers it "stands ready" to impose sanctions over their coup.

China donates 200,000 Covid-19 jabs to Algeria

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China donates 200,000 Covid-19 jabs to Algeria

China will donate 200,000 Covid-19 vaccines to Algeria, the Chinese ambassador to Algiers said.

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How does Uighur 'genocide' designation affect US policy?

Comment: Whether to designate human rights atrocities as genocide is a fraught discussion that can hinder rather than precipitate further ...

Iran's army test fires short-range 'smart' missile

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Iran's army test fires short-range 'smart' missile

State media quoted the chief of the army's ground force as saying the "smart" missile is capable of operating under "any weather condition".

'Boycott <em>Beijing</em> Olympics' over 'Muslim genocide', British MPs demand

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'Boycott Beijing Olympics' over 'Muslim genocide', British MPs demand

Senior UK politicians have urged British athletes to boycott next year's Winter Olympics in Beijing in response to a 'genocide' against ...

'Credible case' China carrying out genocide against Uighurs: lawyers

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'Credible case' China carrying out genocide against Uighurs: lawyers

The British government has so far stopped short of invoking the term "genocide", arguing only courts can make that legal definition.

Blinken presses China on Uighurs in firsts call

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Blinken presses China on Uighurs in firsts call

The new US Secretary of State's first phone call with China took on the topic of the country's treatment of Uighur Muslims.

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US 'deeply disturbed' at reports of Uighur mass rape

The US has called for an investigation on the systematic rape and sexual abuse against Muslim Uighur women in Chinese internment camps following a harrowing BBC report.

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China arrests suspects in fake coronavirus vaccine ring

Chinese police arrested more than 80 suspected members of a criminal group that was manufacturing and selling fake coronavirus vaccines that ...

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China blocks UN response to Myanmar military coup

An old-time ally of Myanmar, China used its veto power to stop a UK-drafted statement from being ratified by the 15 members of the UN’s Security ...

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Pakistan health workers to begin receiving Chinese-made vaccine

Pakistan is starting to administrate a Chinese-made coronavirus vaccine to frontline health workers, but the country is still months away from a ...

WHO team visits Chinese virus lab in Wuhan

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WHO team visits Chinese virus lab in Wuhan

WHO inspectors visited a laboratory in China's Wuhan city at the heart of a controversial theory that it could have been the source of the ...

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Biden adviser wants more action against China over Uighurs

A top security adviser to US President Joe Biden says China-related issues are a priority in upcoming talks with European allies.

The geopolitics of vaccine diplomacy in the Middle East

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The geopolitics of vaccine diplomacy in the Middle East

Analysis: The rollout of Covid-19 vaccines in the Middle East is being driven by diplomatic considerations, with China, Russia and the United ...

WHO team in Wuhan departs quarantine for Covid study

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WHO team in Wuhan departs quarantine for Covid study

A team from the World Health Organisation has left Wuhan and will focus on a new study which attempts to find the origins of Covid-19.

Saudi Arabia hosts 'Davos in Desert' amid pandemic

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Saudi Arabia hosts 'Davos in Desert' amid pandemic

Saudi Arabia will host a two-day Davos-style investment forum with dozens of global policy makers and business tycoons lined up to speak at the ...

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