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The daughter-in-law of former Libyan dictator Muammar Al-Qaddafi has escaped arrest in Syria after running over and injuring policemen and bystanders while drunk in Damascus.

Russia's accused the United States of interfering in its affairs on Sunday, as tens of thousands rallied in support of jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny.

Tunisia mothers decry wave of 'arbitrary' arrests after unrest

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Tunisia mothers decry wave of 'arbitrary' arrests after unrest

"Some were arrested without even having taken part in the demonstrations," said Bassem Trifi of the Tunisian League of Human Rights.

Riots break out in Tunisian cities amid economic crisis

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Riots break out in Tunisian cities amid economic crisis

Riots erupted in several Tunisian cities on Saturday amid a deteriorating economic situation and public outrage over a video showing a shepherd ...

Fresh calls for Trump to resign after Capitol violence

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Fresh calls for Trump to resign after Capitol violence

Donald Trump faced fresh calls from some members of his own party to resign over the violent incursion into the US Capitol.

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Italian party to sue government over Egypt arms sales

The Green Italy party has said it will file a legal complaint over the government's continued arms sale to Egypt despite the murder of an Italian student.

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Algerian jailed for 3 years for political protest memes

Another Algerian has been jailed as Tebboune's government continues its crackdown on free speech.

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Rome slams Egypt's clearing police in Italian's murder

Italy has described a decision by Egypt's public prosecutor to clear five police officers over the murder of Giulio Regeni as 'unacceptable'

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Mosul review: Netflix's war film invites polarised responses

Mosul tells the gruelling story of the Nineveh SWAT team's battle against the Islamic State, but overlooks civilian testimonies and the ...

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Afghan troops, police abandon nearly 200 checkpoints to Taliban

Some 200 checkpoints have been abandoned - some with weapons left behind - by Afghan personnel.

US deepens sanctions on Syria, targets Assad's in-laws

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US deepens sanctions on Syria, targets Assad's in-laws

The new sanctions target Syria's central bank, Bashar Assad's in-laws, and others.

Afghan officials: Bomb, shooting attack in Kabul kill 3

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Afghan officials: Bomb, shooting attack in Kabul kill 3

Kabul's deputy provincial governor Mahbobullah Mohibi and his secretary died in a car bombing, while in a separate attack gunmen shot and killed ...

Greek police charged with assaulting asylum-seekers

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Greek police charged with assaulting asylum-seekers

Four men, charged with inflicting bodily harm, torture and breaking anti-racist laws, were brought before a prosecutor on Saturday night after ...

Israelis fatally shoot alleged Palestinian attacker

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Israelis fatally shoot alleged Palestinian attacker

A driver from Jerusalem was shot after allegedly attempting to run over a border guard.

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14 dead as twin blasts rock historic Afghan city

At least 14 people were killed after two blasts ripped through a historic city in Afghanistan.

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Belgian policeman tried over death of Kurdish toddler

Mawda was fatally wounded in May 2018 when a policeman opened fire on a van being driven across Belgium by traffickers taking migrants ...

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IS claims Kabul rocket attacks that killed eight

Despite the IS claim, interior ministry spokesman Tariq Arian blamed the Taliban, saying "terrorists" had fired a total of 23 rockets.

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At least eight dead as rockets hit Kabul

Interior ministry spokesman Tariq Arian blamed the Taliban, saying "terrorists" had fired a total of 23 rockets.

Central Kabul struck by barrage of rocket fire

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Central Kabul struck by barrage of rocket fire

Explosions rocked the Afghan capital on Saturday, as officials on Friday suggested a breakthrough in peace negotiations was expected to be ...

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'Terrorist motive' in Saudi embassy shooting, Dutch prosecutors say

Dutch prosecutors on Monday confirmed a shooting at the Saudi embassy in The Hague last week was carried out with terrorist intent.

Saudi crown prince vows 'iron fist' against extremists

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Saudi crown prince vows 'iron fist' against extremists

Wednesday's attack in Jeddah left at least two people wounded, including a Greek policeman and a Saudi official.

Austria's Muslims wary of backlash after attack

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Austria's Muslims wary of backlash after attack

One NGO, which documents anti-Muslim harassments and racism, has reported a an increase in incidents in the wake of the Vienna attack.

Dark crimes spotlight Iraqi women's mental health epidemic

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Dark crimes spotlight Iraqi women's mental health epidemic

A mother's shocking crime has sparked an outpouring of anguish in Iraq, but also shows society's poor understanding of mental health issues and ...

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