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The UN envoy on Myanmar implored the Security Council to take action in the Asian nation's escalating crisis.

The civilian death toll in the Myanmar military's crackdown on protesters passed 520.

Oman blocks audio chat Clubhouse app

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Oman blocks audio chat Clubhouse app

Clubhouse app is not accessible anymore in Oman, whose government cut the access over a license issue

WHO insists AstraZeneca vaccine 'safe' amid setbacks

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WHO insists AstraZeneca vaccine 'safe' amid setbacks

Several countries suspended the rollout of the AstraZeneca vaccine over blood clot fears, but the World Health Organisation said it's still safe ...

The female DJs smashing boundaries of social gender inequality

Anu Shukla

The female DJs smashing boundaries of social gender inequality

We crossed continents to speak with female DJs who have cultivated a spectrum of projects in the face of political instability and gender ...

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British MPs call on UAE to release 14 detainees

British MPs have given their names to a petition calling on the UAE to release 14 detainees who have served their time but remain in prison.

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Myanmar protesters rally after overnight raids on opposition figures

Despite a heavy repression, thousands of Myanmar anti-coup demonstrators rallied on Sunday, following overnight raids in Yangon.

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 ...

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Pro-military marchers in Myanmar attack anti-coup protesters

The chaos complicates an already intractable standoff between the military and a protest movement that has been staging large-scale ...

France says Iran 'illegally' holding French national since May

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France says Iran 'illegally' holding French national since May

A French national has been held in Iran since May last year, Paris said on Wednesday.

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Saudi travel bans stir unease as detainees released

Despite being freed from prison, former detainees like Loujain Al-Hathloul, still have strict travel bans imposed on them, restricting her ...

UN urges rescue of Rohingya refugees adrift at sea

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UN urges rescue of Rohingya refugees adrift at sea

The UNHCR and Amnesty International are urging regional authorities to rescue the Rohingya refugees.

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.

Tens of thousands rally to protest Myanmar coup

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Tens of thousands rally to protest Myanmar coup

Yangoon residents have massively taken the streets to request the return of their elected leaders, Suu Kyi and President Win Myint, arrested by ...

Myanmar anti-coup protests grow as army broadens internet crackdown

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Myanmar anti-coup protests grow as army broadens internet crackdown

The army is being criticised by human rights activists as the military coup is denounced by civilians who have taken to protesting.

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Myanmar medics lead sprouting civil disobedience calls after coup

Some medical teams posted pictures on social media wearing red ribbons -- NLD's colours -- and raising a three-finger salute in support for ousted Aung San Suu Kyi.

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US charges Indonesian extremist in 2002 Bali bombings

US military prosecutors filed charges against an Indonesian Islamic extremist and two others in the 2002 Bali bombings and 2003 Jakarta attacks.

CJ Werleman

Who will protect Rohingyas sent to remote, flood-prone island?

Comment: The international community must act now to prevent further atrocities against Rohingya refugees, writes CJ Werleman.

Coronavirus dampens Christmas joy in Bethlehem and elsewhere

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Coronavirus dampens Christmas joy in Bethlehem and elsewhere

Coronavirus restrictions are keeping away the thousands of visitors who usually celebrate Christmas in Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus.

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Dilemma for West over foreigners jailed in Iran

Iran has repeatedly detained foreigners and dual nationals on charges campaigners and governments say are unfounded, with the prisoners only ...

Israel urges citizens to avoid Gulf, cites Iran threat

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Israel urges citizens to avoid Gulf, cites Iran threat

Following agreements to normalise relations with the UAE and Bahrain, thousands of Israeli tourists are scheduled to travel to the Gulf this ...

Academic arrives in Australia after Iran release

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Academic arrives in Australia after Iran release

Academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert returned to Australia on Friday amid reports she was detained after Iranian authorities discovered she was in a ...

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