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A powerful photo essay by Saiful Huq Omi documents an overwhelming mental health crisis among the displaced population of Rohingya refugees in southeastern Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar.

Judges unanimously ruled that Begum's right to a fair hearing did not override considerations such as public safety.

Morocco mulling legalising medicinal cannabis

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Morocco mulling legalising medicinal cannabis

Morocco's government said it was considering legalising medicinal cannabis.

US-led coalition to expand IS prison in Syria

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US-led coalition to expand IS prison in Syria

The International Coalition is to double the size of a prison in Syria which holds thousands of Islamic State fighters.

Top Lebanese lawmaker calls to expel World Bank official

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Top Lebanese lawmaker calls to expel World Bank official

Lebanon's vaccination programme, which began earlier this month, was financed by $34 million from the World Bank.

Jillian C. York

Twitter and India play tug-of-war with democracy

Comment: In India, an increasingly authoritarian government combined with Twitter's willingness to put stakeholders before users raises questions over freedom of speech, writes Jillian C. York.

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Pregnant migrant sets herself on fire in Greek camp

The 26-year-old woman placed her two children outside her tent on Sunday before setting fire to it in a bid to burn herself alive, police said.

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Covid-19 sparks drop in east Africa migration to Gulf

The number of migrants making the risky crossing through Yemen to the oil-rich Gulf states has dropped by three-quarters.

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Syrian activists welcome Germany's historic Syria regime torture conviction

The conviction of Eyad Al-Gharib is a historic moment for Syrian victims of torture.

Alleged suicide of Kuwaiti 'Bidoon' child sparks outrage

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Alleged suicide of Kuwaiti 'Bidoon' child sparks outrage

The alleged suicide of 11-year-old Khaled Alshammari has brought the plight of the impoverished, stateless community to the fore in Kuwait.

William Christou

Hunger and despair wreak misery in Syria's Rukban camp

In-depth: With humanitarian conditions deteriorating, residents face the impossible choice of returning to regime-held territory and ...

Lebanon hospital 'refused to vaccinate Palestinian man'

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Lebanon hospital 'refused to vaccinate Palestinian man'

The allegation comes amid concerns over the equitable distribution of Covid-19 vaccines in Lebanon.

Suu Kyi's lawyer soldiers on 'in defence of democracy'

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Suu Kyi's lawyer soldiers on 'in defence of democracy'

The lawyer representing Aung San Suu Kyi says her trial will help determine whether Myanmar's people again become "slaves" of the military.

UAE-backed forces 'detained, tortured' Yemen journalist after Emmy-nominated report

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UAE-backed forces 'detained, tortured' Yemen journalist after Emmy-nominated report

Yemen journalist Adel Al-Hasani was arrested in September and has reportedly been tortured and mistreated by forces loyal to the UAE.

Lebanon MP vaccination plan risks financing cut-off

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Lebanon MP vaccination plan risks financing cut-off

Lebanese officials agreed to the 'equitable' distribution of Covid-19 vaccines but are now risking millions in funding from the World Bank.

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US tops 500,000 virus deaths

The Covid-19 death toll in the US all but matches the number of Americans killed in World War II, Korea and Vietnam combined.

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Palestinian Raed Salah held in solitary confinement by Israel

Sheikh Raed Salah is being held in solitary confinement by Israel and denied family visits.

Abeer Ayyoub

Palestinian elections: The view from Gaza

In-depth: Fifteen years after Palestinians last went to the polls, Gazans have seen their living conditions drastically deteriorate. ...

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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.

What Myanmar's military coup means for Rohingya Muslims

Gaia Caramazza

What Myanmar's military coup means for Rohingya Muslims

In-depth: Concerns are mounting over the fate of Rohingya Muslims following Myanmar's military coup, with refugees uncertain about repatriation ...

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Lebanon receives second Pfizer vaccine shipment

Lebanon received its second shipment of the coronavirus vaccine Saturday, containing around 31,500 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines.

Sudan floats currency, part of measures to overhaul economy

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Sudan floats currency, part of measures to overhaul economy

The move was a key demand by the International Monetary Fund.

US, Pakistan generals discuss Biden's potential Afghanistan withdrawal

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US, Pakistan generals discuss Biden's potential Afghanistan withdrawal

High-ranking US and Pakistani military officials spoke about possibly postponing the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan.

Ten years on, Syrian children remain without education

Alessandra Bajec

Ten years on, Syrian children remain without education

A decade-long conflict has adversely impacted on an already under-resourced education system under strain, and stolen the lives of a whole ...

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