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In his address to the virtual UN General Assembly, Modi said India will use its resources for "all humanity" to battle the spread of Covid-19.

Netflix says it does not agree with Liu Cixin's comments, but will continue with the series adaptation.

At UN, Pakistani leader says India sponsors anti-Muslim hate

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At UN, Pakistani leader says India sponsors anti-Muslim hate

Indian and Pakistan traded barbed rebuttals in the assembly hall Friday night.

Germany presses Russia to release UN report on Libya

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Germany presses Russia to release UN report on Libya

The widely leaked report accuses a Kremlin-linked military contractor of violating the UN's arms embargo on Libya.

Thousands of mosques in Xinjiang demolished in recent years

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Thousands of mosques in Xinjiang demolished in recent years

China has been accused of gross human rights violations committed against its Uighur Muslim population.

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Kosovo war crimes court arrests first suspect

A Hague-based international tribunal investigating war crimes committed against Kosovo's during 1990s have arrested their first suspect.

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China running hundreds of detention centres in Xinjiang

The number of detention centres in China's Xinjiang province is around 40 percent greater than previous estimates, researchers have found.

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France urges international pressure on Lebanon to form government

France has urged the international community to put pressure on Lebanese politicians to break a political deadlock and form a new government.

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Biden and global Islamophobia

Comment: Biden must prove his credentials counteracting Islamophobia within his own party, but also as a president who can confront a global ...

Birth rates decrease in Xinjiang, <em>China</em> denies forced sterilisation

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Birth rates decrease in Xinjiang, China denies forced sterilisation

Birth rates in Muslim-majority Xinjiang have decreased in what critics are calling the outcome of a government-led forced sterilisation of ...

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Zoom blocks Leila Khaled webinar after protests

The video conferencing company cited US anti-terrorism laws in cancelling the university event featuring Palestinian activist Leila Khaled.

US House votes to ban Xinjiang imports, angering <em>China</em>

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US House votes to ban Xinjiang imports, angering China

The US House of Representatives voted to ban imports from China's Xinjiang region over reports of forced Uighur labour.

Any Iran deal must preserve nuclear non-proliferation, Saudi says

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Any Iran deal must preserve nuclear non-proliferation, Saudi says

Concerns are rising over Saudi Arabia's own nuclear programme, which could reportedly produce over 90,000 tonnes of uranium from three deposits.

World powers dismiss US sanctions against Iran

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World powers dismiss US sanctions against Iran

Iran said its arch-foe the United States is facing "maximum isolation" after major powers dismissed a unilateral US declaration that UN ...

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Yemenis protest Israeli normalisation on Socotra island

A protest against Israeli normalisation erupted in Socotra on Saturday amid reports of an Emirati-Israeli intelligence gathering base on the island.

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UN chief says no action on Iran sanctions

Antonio Guterres told the Security Council he cannot take any action on a US declaration that all UN sanctions on Iran had been reimposed ...

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Iran gas attack victims say horrors are a warning

Iraq's gas attack on Sardasht, a Kurdish town in northwestern Iran, is considered to be the first time chemical weapons deliberately targeted ...

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US unilaterally proclaims Iran UN sanctions back in effect

The measures were "back in effect" from 8:00 pm Washington time (0000 GMT Sunday), Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.

Dutch government seeks to hold Syria accountable for torture

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Dutch government seeks to hold Syria accountable for torture

The Syrian government, headed by Bashar al Assad is being held responsible for 'gross human rights violations'.

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Iran sanctions: US versus the world over 'snapback' option

The US's upcoming declaration to continue sanctions against Iran will likely be met with opposition from Iran and its allies.

Yemen in Focus: Gulf donors slammed by UN

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Yemen in Focus: Gulf donors slammed by UN

This week we focus on the United Nations rebuke of countries that have failed to follow through on aid pledges to Yemen.

Kuwait offers $20mn in Yemen aid after UN dressing-down

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Kuwait offers $20mn in Yemen aid after UN dressing-down

Other countries also announced aid pledges during the meeting, but details were not given.

<em>China</em> hails Xinjiang 'jobs success' as condemnation mounts

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China hails Xinjiang 'jobs success' as condemnation mounts

Beijing claims to have improved life in the northwestern region but human rights groups and Western countries say at least a million are held ...

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