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Some 200 worshippers returned for Friday prayers at the 1,300-person capacity mosque in Pantin.

Turkey summoned China's ambassador over tweets denouncing two top Turkish politicians over their criticism of Beijing's crackdown on Uighurs in Xinjiang.

Turkey slams admirals' warning over Bosphorus treaty

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Turkey slams admirals' warning over Bosphorus treaty

103 retired Turkish admirals signed an open letter warning that developing a shipping canal in Istanbul could endanger the 1936 Montreux Convention.

French government denounces Turkish group which rejected controversial charter

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French government denounces Turkish group which rejected controversial charter

The French government says the Turkish Muslim Milli Gorus group has 'no place' in the country after it opposed Macron's controversial ...

Palestinians march, plant trees to mark 45th Land Day

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Palestinians march, plant trees to mark 45th Land Day

Many Palestinians will mark Land Day from home this year in a bid to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

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Israeli-Palestinian event refused advertising space for 'controversial' memorial service

Combatants for Peace were denied advertising billboards by an Israeli company, who claimed the adverts were too controversial.

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Turkey approves plans for controversial Istanbul canal

The canal will help prevent Suez-like accidents, Environment Minister Murat Kurum said.

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In troubled Sahel, memories of a cinematic golden age

French director Jean Rouch shot around 140 films, including many in the Sahel state of Niger, which started a golden Nigerian cinema age now ...

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Indonesia cathedral rocked by Palm Sunday suicide bombing

A suicide bombing did a lot of damage at the Indonesian cathedral in Makassar city as Christians celebrated the beginning of the Holy Week.

Kill the bill: Resisting a UK police state

Malia Bouattia

Kill the bill: Resisting a UK police state

Comment: A repressive new policing bill has been postponed, but anger over Covid failures, BLM and the Everard demonstrations points to the ...

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Row erupts in France over state funding for mosque

France's Interior Ministry is upset with municipal authorities in Strasbourg for approving a loan to a Muslim confederation which has refused to ...

'Multiple' deaths in mass shooting at Colorado grocery store

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'Multiple' deaths in mass shooting at Colorado grocery store

A gunman killed multiple people including a police officer at a grocery store in Colorado, in the latest shooting to hit the western state.

Thousands protest Turkey's withdrawal from women's treaty

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Thousands protest Turkey's withdrawal from women's treaty

Protests erupted in Turkey after announcing a decision to withdraw from the world's first binding treaty to prevent and combat violence against ...

Palestinian killed by Israel army in West Bank: ministry

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Palestinian killed by Israel army in West Bank: ministry

Atef Yussef Hanaysheh, 42, was killed by occupying Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank.

Former Tunisia PM to attend UAE-Israel conference

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Former Tunisia PM to attend UAE-Israel conference

Tunisia has refused to follow in the footsteps of the UAE, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco and normalise ties with Israel.

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Turkish communist-led municipality to give LGBTQ workers Pride holiday

A new agreement between the municipality and a public workers' union offers extended leave to a variety of groups.

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West Bank overwhelmed as Israel relaxes virus rules

Without access to Covid-19 vaccines, the West Bank is being pushed to its limits, with hospitals reaching breaking point.

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Multilingual team helps Berlin immigrants fight coronavirus

Efforts are being made by multilingual groups to reach immigrant communities in Berlin to explain the dangers of coronavirus.

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WHO experts to meet on AstraZeneca vaccine

WHO safety experts prepared to meet Tuesday to discuss the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine as some EU countries halt its rollout over blood clot ...

UK police defend handling of women's street safety protest

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UK police defend handling of women's street safety protest

London's Metropolitan Police defended its handling of a high-profile protest calling for greater public safety for women, after male officers ...

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The KRG's mixed record with Iraq's Christian minorities

In-depth: Beyond the image of tolerance and coexistence promoted by Kurdish authorities, Christian communities in Iraqi Kurdistan have long ...

Who are Libya's new leaders?

Jalel Harchaoui

Who are Libya's new leaders?

The long read: Jalel Harchaoui dissects the fluid alliances and histories behind the new characters on Libya's political scene, as the country ...

Probe into Sweden knife attack looking at terror links

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Probe into Sweden knife attack looking at terror links

Sweden's Home Affairs Minister said that "initial information" led police to believe terrorism was a motive in the knife attack by an Afghan ...

Yazidi leader blasts pro-Iran, Kurdish militia in Sinjar

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Yazidi leader blasts pro-Iran, Kurdish militia in Sinjar

The presence of the militias to counter a Turkish offensive against the PKK in Sinjar has prompted fears of a new wave of Yazidi displacement, ...

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