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Five children were among those killed in Yemen's Hadramout province.

Shohreh Bayat faced a backlash in Iran for photos in which she appeared not to be wearing the hijab while judging the FIDE Women’s World Chess Championship in Shanghai.

Charges filed against four police officers in Floyd killing

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Charges filed against four police officers in Floyd killing

Derek Chauvin, the white policeman filmed kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, has been charged with second-degree murder while his three colleagues have also been charged for their role.

Libya government forces retake Tripoli airport from rival Haftar

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Libya government forces retake Tripoli airport from rival Haftar

Ceasefire talks resumed on Wednesday between Libya's rival powers as pro-government forces reclaimed the capital's international airport.

WHO to resume hydroxychloroquine coronavirus trials

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WHO to resume hydroxychloroquine coronavirus trials

Trials of the drug touted by US President Donald Trump had earlier been paused amid concerns it could increase the risk of death among ...

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UN rights chief condemns 'structural racism' in US

UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet has called for the White House to listen to the 'voices calling for an end to police violence' and 'endemic and structural racism'.

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Sudanese raped in sit-in massacre wait for justice

Dozens of women who were raped during the brutal dispersal of a Khartoum sit-in camp one year ago are forced to wrestle with their trauma alone.

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Snapchat stops promoting Trump posts for inciting 'racial violence'

The move to stop promoting President Donald Trump's Snapchat posts comes amid a crackdown on anti-racist protests in the US.

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Sudan's Hamdok vows 'retribution' for victims of Khartoum massacre

The transitional authorities have formed a committee to probe the massacre but have yet to announce its findings.

Huawei 'covered up' Iran business operations: report

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Huawei 'covered up' Iran business operations: report

The new revelations could bolster criminal proceedings against Huawei and its chief financial officer.

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Egyptian soldiers killed and injured in IS Sinai attack

An unspecified number of Egyptian soldiers and IS-affiliated militants have been killed and injured in clashes close to the border city of Rafah.

Netanyahu 'planning West Bank Israeli annexation without US conditions'

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Netanyahu 'planning West Bank Israeli annexation without US conditions'

Israel's PM has privately told settlement leaders West Bank annexation will happen free from the conditions of Trump's peace plan, namely a ...

Yemen coronavirus programs might stop by end of June

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Yemen coronavirus programs might stop by end of June

The United Nations has warned it may have to stop its programs fighting coronavirus, which it says is 'already spreading rapidly' in Yemen.

Moroccan actress condemned for <em>Instagram</em> ‘blackface’ photo

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Moroccan actress condemned for Instagram ‘blackface’ photo

Moroccan actress Mariam Hussein has been attacked on Instagram for posting a ‘blackface’ photo of herself, meant as an act of ...

Somalia facing 'triple threat' of coronavirus, floods, and locusts

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Somalia facing 'triple threat' of coronavirus, floods, and locusts

The UN has warned that Somalia's political and security gains could be reversed.

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UAE-backed Haftar's forces using internationally-banned landmines in Libya

Pro-Haftar forces retreating from Tripoli last month laid internationally-banned landmines, posing a grave risk to civilians.

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France, Algeria pledge to relaunch relations after rift

President Macron's call with his Algerian counterpart appeared to put an end to a diplomatic crisis triggered by the broadcast on French ...

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UK urged to ban riot gear sales to US

There are growing calls for the UK to ban sales of riot gear to the US.

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Joy in Gaza as mosques reopen after pandemic closure

Mosques in the besieged Gaza Strip are reopening after a months-long closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Officers disperse anti-police brutality protest in Turkey

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Officers disperse anti-police brutality protest in Turkey

Some of the anti-police violence activists in Istanbul, Turkey were seen carrying a poster of George Floyd.

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UK Muslims express solidarity with George Floyd protesters

The Muslim Council of Britain said it stands in solidarity with anti-racism and police brutality protesters in the US, UK and beyond, pledging ...

Italy set to approve major arms deal to Egypt

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Italy set to approve major arms deal to Egypt

The two Mediterranean powers are part of a wider anti-Turkey bloc in the region which includes France, Greece and Israel.

Sudan protesters rally one year after bloody crackdown

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Sudan protesters rally one year after bloody crackdown

Sudanese protesters took to the streets on the anniversary of the bloody crackdown, in which men in military fatigues killed at least 128 people.

Floyd killing shows 'true face' of US: Iran's Khamenei

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Floyd killing shows 'true face' of US: Iran's Khamenei

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the killing of unarmed George Floyd in police custody shows what what the United States 'has always done all over ...

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