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Britain has come under increasing pressure from critics to tackle the refugee crossings.

Two people have been convicted in Iran for allegedly spying on behalf Israel, the UK and Germany.

World pledges direct aid to Lebanon's people, bypassing government

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World pledges direct aid to Lebanon's people, bypassing government

World leaders pledged more than 250 million euros for disaster-struck Lebanon, conference host France said, with the emergency aid to be delivered "directly" to the population.

Macron urges speedy global response to Lebanon disaster

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Macron urges speedy global response to Lebanon disaster

Emmanuel Macron hosted Donald Trump and other world leaders for the virtual conference to drum up aid for Lebanon.

Macron hosts Trump for virtual donor conference on Lebanon

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Macron hosts Trump for virtual donor conference on Lebanon

A virtual conference is due to be held on Sunday to bring together world leaders in efforts to assist Lebanon after the deadly Beirut port blast.

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France rescues 33 migrants heading for England

French maritime patrol say it acted "on several reports of small boats of migrants in difficulty in the straights" off Calais

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UK angry at 'unacceptably high' Channel migrant numbers

British interior minister Priti Patel deplored the number of migrants crossing into the UK from France.

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India's Modi launches Hindu temple on Kashmir anniversary

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the construction of a new Hindu temple at a contested religious site with a history of deadly ...

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12 pro-regime fighters killed in Syria clashes: monitor

Another 17 pro-regime fighters were wounded while on the jihadist-led side six fighters died in clashes on Monday.

UK seeks 'tougher action' from France on Channel migrants

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UK seeks 'tougher action' from France on Channel migrants

The UK immigration compliance minister said the number of small boat crossings from France was 'unacceptably high', as asylum seekers attempt to ...

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British Muslims condemn lockdown announced two hours before Eid

'It is like being told they cannot visit family and friends for Christmas on Christmas Eve itself,' the UK's largest Muslim group said, ...

US to put up $2.1 billion for coronavirus vaccine

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US to put up $2.1 billion for coronavirus vaccine

Pharmaceutical giants Sanofi and GSK will receive up to $2.1 billion from Washington to help develop a new coronavirus vaccine.

Friday's 'Covid Eid' takes another bittersweet turn for Muslims

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Friday's 'Covid Eid' takes another bittersweet turn for Muslims

Comment: Covid-19 has revealed the vulnerability, resilience and generosity of the UK's disproportionately impacted Muslim community, writes ...

Review: Once Upon a Time in Iraq

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Review: Once Upon a Time in Iraq

Once Upon a Time in Iraq is a gripping but fragmented portrayal of a nation torn apart by war.

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 ...

Anu Shukla

Lucid dreaming: A universal passport to freedom of movement?

From the metaphysical to the political, spoken word artist Potent Whisper explores the concept of lucid dreaming.

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Twitter under fire in UK over rapper's anti-Semitic posts

Twitter on faced a temporary boycott by some critics in Britain and a backlash from the government over its handling of a series of ...

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North Syria border town blast kills 8: Report

The blast scorched market stalls and scattered produce in the town of Ras al-Ayn along the border with Turkey.

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UK Muslim police group campaigns to drop 'jihadi' terminology

A Muslim group is urging for British police to change the way it describes extremism.

Israeli missile strike kills 5 fighters in Syria: monitor

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Israeli missile strike kills 5 fighters in Syria: monitor

Israel has launched hundreds of strikes targeting Iran-backed forces in Syria but rarely acknowledges such operations.

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Syria says Israeli missiles intercepted over capital

Syrian air defences intercepted Israeli missiles over the capital Monday, state media reported, during an attack which a war monitor said hit ...

Sudan to try ousted Bashir over 1989 coup

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Sudan to try ousted Bashir over 1989 coup

Bashir, 76, who is already behind bars for corruption, could face the death penalty.

China slams Britain's comments on Uighurs as 'slander'

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China slams Britain's comments on Uighurs as 'slander'

Exiled Uighurs this month called for the International Criminal Court in the Hague to investigate China for genocide and crimes against humanity.

Charity slams UK 'inaction' on orphans stranded in Syria

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Charity slams UK 'inaction' on orphans stranded in Syria

The UK government has reportedly rebuffed demands for information on when stranded children will be repatriated.

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