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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.

Myanmar police fire rubber bullets on protesters

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Myanmar police fire rubber bullets on protesters

Myanmar police fired rubber bullets to disperse protesters in Yangon on Saturday.

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.

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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 of increasing oppression.

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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.

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Facebook shuts down Myanmar army 'True News' page

The page run by Myanmar's military junta was removed for 'incitement of violence and coordinating harm'.

Taliban tweet threatens Malala, Twitter removes account

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Taliban tweet threatens Malala, Twitter removes account

Ehsanullah Ehsan, the Pakistani Taliban militant who allegedly shot Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai, has threatened a second attempt on ...

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UN envoy issues Myanmar warning over Suu Kyi

The UN special envoy on Myanmar has warned of the potential for an escalation of violence in the country on Wednesday.

Myanmar junta cuts internet again to quell anti-coup rallies

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Myanmar junta cuts internet again to quell anti-coup rallies

Troops fired rubber bullets to disperse protesters in Mandalay, Myanmar's second largest city, hours before authorities again cut internet ...

Myanmar restores internet access, extends Suu Kyi's detention

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Myanmar restores internet access, extends Suu Kyi's detention

The internet in Myanmar has been restored as protesters take to the streets to demand the release of Suu Kyi.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi to face court this week: lawyer

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi to face court this week: lawyer

Two days following the coup, Aung Saan Suu Kyi was hit with the ususual charge of violating Myanmar's import and export law, after a search of ...

Myanmar junta warns public not to hide fugitive protesters

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Myanmar junta warns public not to hide fugitive protesters

Burmese forces have arrested hundreds of people since the military took power in a coup two weeks ago.

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 in colonial Algeria, writes Malia Bouattia.

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Myanmar coup leader: 'Join hands' with army for democracy

The leaders of Myanmar’s coup have called on people to work with them for democracy, as people continue to protest on the streets.

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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 ...

3 Turkish soldiers killed in clashes in northern Iraq

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3 Turkish soldiers killed in clashes in northern Iraq

Two of soldiers were killed Wednesday in a clash that erupted in northern Iraq’s Gara region.

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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.

Saudi activist Loujain Al-Hathloul 'to be released from detention'

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Saudi activist Loujain Al-Hathloul 'to be released from detention'

Saudi women’s rights activist and Nobel-prize nominated campaigner Loujain Al-Hathloul is expected to be released after being detained ...

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

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.

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