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Europe's top rights court found that a ban on information about a parliamentary inquiry into graft allegations violated Banu Guven's rights to freedom of expression.

Thousands of protesters gathered in several French cities and Israel to denounce a court's refusal of a trial for a man who killed a 65-year-old Jewish woman.

French mosque subsidy dropped in 'foreign meddling' row

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French mosque subsidy dropped in 'foreign meddling' row

The pullback came after Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin accused the eastern French city of supporting "foreign meddling" on French soil with a planned subsidy for the mosque.

Turkey frees journalist Altan after ECHR ruling

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Turkey frees journalist Altan after ECHR ruling

Ahmet Altan was released from the Silivri prison on Istanbul's western outskirts a few hours after the verdict was announced on Wednesday.

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 ...

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Turkey's top court refuses to hear expelled MP's appeal

Omer Faruk Gergerlioglu’s appeal will not be heard by Turkey top court, following his expulsion from parliament.

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Turkish prosecutor indicts French journalists over Erdogan-mocking caricature

A Turkish prosecutor called for four French journalists to be sentenced to up to four years in prison over a cartoon mocking Erdogan

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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 ...

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Defiant Sarkozy on offensive after graft conviction

France's ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy fervently rejected his three-year sentence for corruption.

Russia rejects calls from Europe court to release Navalny

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Russia rejects calls from Europe court to release Navalny

Moscow swiftly rejected a call by a European rights court to released jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Wednesday.

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Teenager charged in France for hailing teacher's beheading

A teenager has been charged in Marseille with supporting terrorism after hailing the beheading of teacher Samuel Paty.

Greece: Riot at migrant center near Turkey border

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Greece: Riot at migrant center near Turkey border

The Greek asylum service's operations have been scaled back, like many public services, amid restrictions on travel and movement the government ...

Turkish prosecutors demand life sentence for civil society leader

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Turkish prosecutors demand life sentence for civil society leader

Turkish prosecutors are demanding Osman Kavala serves a life sentence.

EU states launch process disputing Iran's nuclear compliance

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EU states launch process disputing Iran's nuclear compliance

Britain, France and Germany insisted they remained committed to the agreement, which has already been severely tested by the US exit from the ...

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King of Jordan warns of Islamic State return

King Abdullah of Jordan warned that the Islamic State group was regrouping and was once again on the rise in the Middle East.

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Turkey slams 'crowing cockerel' Macron in refugees row

Ankara hit back at France's president on Tuesday after he criticised Turkey for its human rights issues pertaining to refugees.

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China slams Uighur's nomination for European human rights prize

China has slammed the nomination of a jailed Uighur academic for a human rights prize as 'supporting terrorism'.

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Israeli government outrage after France 'bans flag'

French police in Strasbourg reportedly 'banned' Israeli flags during a match between Israeli team Maccabi Haifa and the local football ...

'Communist militants' among US partners in Syria

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'Communist militants' among US partners in Syria

Analysis: The Marxist-Leninist Communist Party, an underground faction classified as a terrorist organisation in Turkey, is an ally of the ...

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France challenged over refusal to allow IS-members' children home

France faces a legal challenge over their refusal to allow children of IS members to return home.

French grandparents fight for children's return home from Syria

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French grandparents fight for children's return home from Syria

The four-year-old girl and three-year-old boy are among the estimated 500 children of French citizens awaiting their fate in Kurdish-run camps.

The Arab world's new wave of football academies

Jalal Bounouar

The Arab world's new wave of football academies

Analysis: Developing football in the Arab world requires investment and patience to stop talent leaving for European leagues, notes Jalal ...

Uncertainty in London as UK MPs reject no-deal Brexit

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Uncertainty in London as UK MPs reject no-deal Brexit

MPs have passed a motion to prevent a no-deal Brexit as the deadline for Article 50 looms.

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