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The global Covid-19 death toll has passed two million.

A Moroccan man stripped of his Danish citizenship had his death sentence over terrorism charges commuted to 25 years in jail.

Chinese vaccine shipment arrives in Turkey

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Chinese vaccine shipment arrives in Turkey

The vaccines have finally arrived to Turkey following a two-week delay.

Turkey to require negative Covid-19 test for entry

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Turkey to require negative Covid-19 test for entry

Travellers from the UK and Denmark will also be required to quarantine on arrival.

Lebanon registers first case of new coronavirus variant

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Lebanon registers first case of new coronavirus variant

Caretaker Health Minister Hamad Hasan announced on Friday that one new registered coronavirus case on an incoming flight from Britain carried ...

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EU and Britain seal post-Brexit trade deal

The 11th hour accord will go into effect on January 1.

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Israel announces third nationwide virus lockdown

Israelis will now be banned from travelling more than a kilometre away from their houses.

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Denmark's women-led Mariam Mosque: Unorthodox reformation or overdue recognition?

Sherin Khankan and a group of Islamic academics founded the women-led Mariam Mosque in Copenhagen in 2016, sparking a debate among mainstream ...

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Israel bans UK, Danish, South Africa visitors over Covid

Israel on Sunday said it was barring entry to foreign citizens travelling from Britain, Denmark and South Africa after a new strain of ...

Suspected foreign fighter extradited to <em>Denmark</em> from Turkey

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Suspected foreign fighter extradited to Denmark from Turkey

A Danish national is facing terror charges and was extradited from Turkey.

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Israel urged to renounce nuclear weapons by UN members

The resolution reflected a similar vote which the UNGA voted in favour of in 2019.

Egyptian activists arrested for contact with Western diplomats: HRW

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Egyptian activists arrested for contact with Western diplomats: HRW

Egyptian human rights defenders Karim Ennarah and Mohammed Basheer were arrested following a meeting with several western diplomats on human ...

Iman Jodeh makes history as Colorado's first Muslim lawmaker

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Iman Jodeh makes history as Colorado's first Muslim lawmaker

Iman Jodeh, Colorado's first Muslim state representative, reflects on what inspired her to run for office and how she plans to be a voice for ...

Belgium arrests Danish activists plotting Koran burning

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Belgium arrests Danish activists plotting Koran burning

"In our society, which is already very polarised, we don't need people who come to spread hatred."

Danish far-right party launches campaign to republish Prophet cartoons

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Danish far-right party launches campaign to republish Prophet cartoons

The Danish anti-immigration party has launched a fundraiser to pay for newspaper advertisements featuring the Charlie Hebdo caricatures.

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Far-right group holds illegal Quran burning demonstration in Sweden

Further anti-Islam protests are planned to take place in Sweden this weekend.

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Islamophobic Danish leader banned from Sweden

Rasmus Paludan has been banned from Sweden for two years.

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Manchester twins 'held in detention' after fleeing refugee camp

Twin sisters Zahra and Salma Halane, who went to Syria to join IS reportedly escaped a refugee camp before being arrested.

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PLO urges EU to act against Israel's settlements construction

The PLO has urged action against Israel to stop constructing settlements in occupied East Jerusalem.

Jordan to reopen to 'low risk' countries in August

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Jordan to reopen to 'low risk' countries in August

The move comes as the country is trying to revive its economy which has been badly hit since the outbreak of the pandemic.

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Briton arrested after bomb threat on Ryanair flight

Norwegian police said a Briton was arrested after a Ryanair plane received a bomb threat.

EU launches West Bank infrastructure project in anti-annexation push

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EU launches West Bank infrastructure project in anti-annexation push

The EU, PA and Denmark agreed the fifth installation of a €15.2 million project to build schools, water networks and other vital ...

British MPs 'outraged' over arms sales to Saudi Arabia

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British MPs 'outraged' over arms sales to Saudi Arabia

This week we focus on a 'disappointing' decision by the UK to resume Saudi arms sales, warnings over famine in Yemen and more.

Aiding Syria: Brussels IV conference pledges explained

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Aiding Syria: Brussels IV conference pledges explained

The Brussels IV conference on Syria addresses one of the biggest humanitarian emergencies. This year, the UN's goal is to raise around $10 ...

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