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The UN under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs, Mark Lowcock called on Addis Ababa to withdraw its troops from Ethiopia's Tigray region, where 'atrocities' have been reported.

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged Ethiopia's prime minister to allow an international investigation after allegations of a massacre.

Myanmar's coup: How global powers failed Rohingya Muslims

Anu Shukla

Myanmar's coup: How global powers failed Rohingya Muslims

Analysis: With the veneer of Myanmar's democracy now removed, the plight of Rohingya Muslims continues to be overshadowed by geopolitical interests.

Eritrean troops killed 'hundreds' in Ethiopia massacre: Amnesty

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Eritrean troops killed 'hundreds' in Ethiopia massacre: Amnesty

Amnesty International found Eritrean soldiers killed hundreds of people during the Tigray conflict.

Repression fails to stamp out Arab activism: Amnesty

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Repression fails to stamp out Arab activism: Amnesty

Despite the challenges, human rights defenders across the Middle East and North Africa are continuing their battle for civil rights in the face ...

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Tigray official slams damage by troops from 'neighbouring' country

The presence of soldiers from neighbouring Eritrea has been widely documented, but repeatedly denied by Addis Ababa and Asmara.

Malia Bouattia

France's nuclear colonial legacy in Algeria

Comment: President Macron's truth and reconciliation project will fail if it doesn't acknowledge the toxic legacy of France's nuclear projects ...

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Sisters of freed Saudi activist Hathloul demand 'real' justice

Although recently released, Loujain Al-Hathloul will remain under strict restrictions, including a five-year travel ban and three years of ...

Shashi Tharoor

After Myanmar's coup

Comment: The compromises Suu Kyi made with her uniformed political partners and defended so staunchly, have now cost Myanmar its fragile ...

80 percent of Ethiopia's Tigray 'cut off from aid'

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80 percent of Ethiopia's Tigray 'cut off from aid'

Some 80 percent of Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region has been cut off from humanitarian aid, the country's Red Cross Society said.

Anatol Lieven

What Putin nemesis Navalny is, and what he isn't

Comment: The US should be careful to assume Alexei Navalny would be the answer to all its problems in Russia, writes Anatol Lieven.

Blinken expresses 'grave concern' over Tigray to Ethiopian PM

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Blinken expresses 'grave concern' over Tigray to Ethiopian PM

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken voiced "grave concern" to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed over the Tigray crisis.

Yazidi victims of IS massacres receive burial in Iraq

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Yazidi victims of IS massacres receive burial in Iraq

Members of the Yazidi community will gather for a burial ceremony to honour 104 victims, as many more await identification.

UN worries about humanitarian situation in Tigray

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UN worries about humanitarian situation in Tigray

The United Nations has identified a humanitarian crisis in Tigray.

US designates Myanmar military takeover a 'coup'

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US designates Myanmar military takeover a 'coup'

The United States has called the military takeover and subsequent detainment of Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar a 'coup'.

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Jared Kushner nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Donald Trump's son-in-law was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.

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Myanmar's military stages coup, detains Aung San Suu Kyi

The coup sparked global condemnation, with the United States leading calls for democracy to be immediately restored.

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Ousted Tigray leader breaks long silence, media outlet claims

A Tigrayan media outlet claims the ousted leader of Ethiopia's conflict-hit region issued a fresh call to arms.

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'Disturbing' allegations of rape in Ethiopia's Tigray conflict: UN

"There are also disturbing reports of individuals allegedly forced to rape members of their own family, under threats of imminent violence."

The eternal promise of the Arab Spring

Mohamed ElBaradei

The eternal promise of the Arab Spring

Comment: The ideals of the Arab Spring remain out of reach for many. But the quest for freedom, though long and uneven, is inevitable and ...

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World hopes for renewed cooperation with US under Biden

World leaders have sent messages of congratulations to President Biden, with many hoping that a change in attitudes and approach will follow his ...

EU's Borrell says 'possible war crimes' in Ethiopia's Tigray

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EU's Borrell says 'possible war crimes' in Ethiopia's Tigray

The EU's foreign policy chief said that "possible war crimes" have been reported in Ethiopia's Tigray region.

Syria's White Helmets awarded funds to produce PPE

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Syria's White Helmets awarded funds to produce PPE

The award-winning NGO will produce millions of pieces of personal protective equipment to protect volunteers, healthcare workers and displaced ...

Discontent remains 10 years after Tunisia's Arab Spring protests

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Discontent remains 10 years after Tunisia's Arab Spring protests

While Tunisia - unlike most of its regional neighbours - has kept the candle of a fragile democracy burning, widespread popular discontent is ...

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