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A coalition of 19 NGOs wrote to the international police body's secretary-general to express their 'deep concern' over Raisi's candidacy.

Prosecutors in the UK said that they would not bring any charges against the UAE Minister for Tolerance after a British woman accused him of sexually assaulting her.

China says latest coronavirus outbreak in Xinjiang appears 'contained'

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China says latest coronavirus outbreak in Xinjiang appears 'contained'

Chinese officials say that new developments appears to show coronavirus infections have been curbed in Xinjiang province.

Macron's 'secular' crusade will only embolden the far-right

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Macron's 'secular' crusade will only embolden the far-right

Comment: By holding Muslims collectively responsible for the actions of a handful of extremists, France risks emboldening another group on the ...

'EU fighting coronavirus with Chinese thermal cameras oppressing Uighurs'

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'EU fighting coronavirus with Chinese thermal cameras oppressing Uighurs'

Thermal cameras manufactured by Hikvision, a firm blacklisted by the US for alleged links to Chinese Uighur surveillance, are reportedly being ...

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OPCW 'whistleblower' may have suppressed Syria chemical attack evidence

A recently uncovered letter from the OPCW to former employee Brendan Whelan has cast serious doubts on his claims that a 2018 chemical weapons attack in Douma was staged.

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Anger in Iraq as government stalls Farhatiya killings investigation

The Iraqi government has delayed the publication of an investigation into last week's killings in Farhatiya, where at least eight people were ...

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New Melania Trump photo reignites fake 'double' conspiracy

A new photo of the First Lady has reignited an internet conspiracy theory about the existence of a double.

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Detained British-Australian academic moved out of Iran's desert prison

An Australian-British academic, who was charged with espionage in Iran, has been moved out of the desert prison.

Trump passes executive order to strip civil service protections

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Trump passes executive order to strip civil service protections

Donald Trump has signed an executive order on the eve of presidential elections in what experts believe is a bid to secure his administration in ...

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Trump casts early ballot in presidential election

President Donald Trump has officially became one of nearly 55 million Americans to cast early ballots in a year when the coronavirus has made ...

US caught Iranian hackers through 'dumb mistake'

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US caught Iranian hackers through 'dumb mistake'

'Either they made a dumb mistake or wanted to get caught,' said an anonymous senior US government official.

US slaps sanctions on Iranian entities for ‘election interference’

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US slaps sanctions on Iranian entities for ‘election interference’

The US has ordered new sanctions on five Iranian entities, accusing them of spreading online disinformation in order to influence upcoming US ...

Palestinian hunger-striker entering 'critical phase': ICRC

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Palestinian hunger-striker entering 'critical phase': ICRC

The ICRC said it had been 'closely monitoring' the situation, including a visit with Akhras on Thursday

US considers declaring leading human rights groups 'anti-Semitic'

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US considers declaring leading human rights groups 'anti-Semitic'

The US State Department is considering declaring certain high-profile human rights group as anti-Semitic.

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US officials link Iran to voter intimidation emails

The activities attributed to Tehran mark a significant escalation for a country some cybersecurity experts regard as a second-rate player in online espionage.

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Iran to reveal 'detailed' data on plane probe: Kiev

Iran promised to reveal "detailed" information on the probe into a Kiev-bound passenger plane mistakenly shot down in Januar, Ukraine said.

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Deadly stabbing in Germany investigated as 'terror attack'

A 20-year-old Syrian man was arrested on Tuesday, weeks after a knife attack killed one tourist and seriously injured another in the German city ...

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Egyptian woman commits suicide after intimate video leaked

After private videos filmed without her consent were posted on social media, a young woman 'burned herself to death' in Egypt, local media ...

Turkey: Police officers on trial for killing of lawyer

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Turkey: Police officers on trial for killing of lawyer

Three officers went on trial for killing lawyer Tahir Elci was while making a press statement on the destruction of a historic mosque in 2015.

Yousef Munayyer

The progressive vote and the 2020 election

Comment: The rapid growth of the progressive vote in America over the past four years reveals how voting patterns will continue to change in ...

Iran and Ukraine open new talks over downed plane

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Iran and Ukraine open new talks over downed plane

Iran and Ukraine have entered a second round of talks over compensation for a civilian plane accidentally shot down in January.

I escaped Sisi's jails, but thousands of others haven't

Bahey el-Din Hassan

I escaped Sisi's jails, but thousands of others haven't

Comment: Despite death threats forcing me out of Egypt, I'm lucky compared to the tens of thousands jailed, tortured and killed for speaking ...

Palestinian prisoner undeterred after 83 days of hunger strike

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Palestinian prisoner undeterred after 83 days of hunger strike

Having refused food for over 80 days, Maher al-Akhras is continuing his hunger strike against his administrative detention.

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