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Comment: The trial of five Kurdish activists and journalists for 'spying' has left Kurds furious with their leaders. As hardship increases, they recoil against growing authoritarianism, writes Judit Neurink.

Security forces have steadily increased use of force - but in commercial hub Yangon, authorities have exercised restraint, largely relying on barricades and troop presence to prevent gatherings.

Generation Identity: The new face of Europe’s far-right movement

Florence Massena

Generation Identity: The new face of Europe’s far-right movement

In-depth: France has said it will dissolve Generation Identity, one of Europe's fastest growing far-right youth movements.

Rare snow brings suffering to Syrian refugee camps

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Rare snow brings suffering to Syrian refugee camps

At least four children living in informal displacement camps in northwestern Syria have died as temperatures dropped below zero.

France to dissolve far-right anti-migrant group

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France to dissolve far-right anti-migrant group

Founded in 2012, Generation Identitaire is a far-right political identity movement that may be dissolved following action to prevent migrants ...

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Fire destroys 100 fuel tankers on Afghanistan-Iran border

The huge blaze, which broke out Saturday afternoon at Islam Qala port has largely been extinguished and an investigation has been launched to probe its cause.

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Secret deal halts attacks on US's Baghdad embassy: reports

Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi negotiated an agreement with Iran to stop missile attacks targeting the US embassy in Baghdad, intelligence ...

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In transient Dubai, expats struggle to find love

Expatriates in Dubai are failing to find love, with some put off by ostentatious displays of wealth.

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Tornado hits Turkish town, injuring 16 people

A tornado has ripped through the town of Cesme, causing material damage to property and injuring residents.

Iran to mark revolution anniversary with wheels-only parades

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Iran to mark revolution anniversary with wheels-only parades

Hit hard by coronavirus, Iran will mark the 42nd anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution with parades featuring cars and motorcycles ...

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UAE's 'Hope' probe successfully enters Mars' orbit

The UAE's 'Hope' - the Arab world's first interplanetary mission - has successfully entered Mars orbit.

Thousands gather in Tunisia in largest protest for years

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Thousands gather in Tunisia in largest protest for years

While protesters are commemorating the 2013 killing of a prominent activist, worsening living conditions and police brutality are fuelling ...

Myanmar medics lead sprouting civil disobedience calls after coup

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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 ...

WHO team visits Chinese virus lab in Wuhan

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WHO team visits Chinese virus lab in Wuhan

WHO inspectors visited a laboratory in China's Wuhan city at the heart of a controversial theory that it could have been the source of the ...

Explosion outside Israeli embassy heightens New Delhi nerves

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Explosion outside Israeli embassy heightens New Delhi nerves

A small bomb that exploded outside the Israeli embassy in New Delhi left the Indian capital on heightened alert.

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Israeli embassy in Delhi on high alert before blast

Ambassador Ron Malka said he was not surprised by Friday's attack on the New Delhi embassy.

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Explosion outside Israeli embassy in New Delhi

A police statement described the explosive as a "very low intensity improvised device" that blew out the windows on three nearby cars.

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Biden puts climate crisis at the forefront of policy

US President Joe Biden has put the climate crisis at the forefront of his global policies.

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Israeli forces kill Palestinian worker, arrest three youths

A Palestinian worker in the West Bank was killed by tear gas fired by Israeli forces, while Israeli troops detained three young men and blew up ...

Mosul: A wounded city trying to heal

Sylvain Mercadier

Mosul: A wounded city trying to heal

In-depth: Iraq's second largest city remains scarred by the war against the Islamic State. Although peace has returned, much of Mosul still lies ...

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Dubai, party haven amid pandemic, faces its biggest surge

Dubai has promoted itself as the ideal pandemic vacation spot. It cannot afford otherwise, analysts say, as the virus shakes the foundations of ...

Lebanon doctors urge lockdown extension

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Lebanon doctors urge lockdown extension

Lebanon's top medics dealing with the coronavirus pandemic have urged an extension of the lockdown, which will last until the last week of ...

11-year-old girl attacked as Israeli settlers storm Palestinian village

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11-year-old girl attacked as Israeli settlers storm Palestinian village

Israeli settlers have stormed the Palestinian village of Madama in the West Bank, throwing stones at and injuring a young girl, amid repeated ...

Tunisian rioters clash with security forces for third night

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Tunisian rioters clash with security forces for third night

Clashes broke out for a third consecutive evening in several Tunisian cities, pitting stone-throwing youths against security forces despite a ...

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