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Crimes committed by members of the far-right scene in Germany have grown 9.4 percent since last year, accounting for more than half of the country's politically-motivated crimes.

Comment: PM Modi's handling of the coronavirus pandemic failed India's poorest, with pitifully inadequate funds and an over-centralised response, writes Pranab Bardhan.

Myanmar files first Rohingya case report to ICJ

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Myanmar files first Rohingya case report to ICJ

Myanmar has submitted its first report to the ICJ on steps taken to prevent the genocide of the Rohingya Muslim population.

Israel's Netanyahu attacks 'fabricated' corruption charges as trial begins

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Israel's Netanyahu attacks 'fabricated' corruption charges as trial begins

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was on Sunday forced to appear before the court for his first hearing on corruption charges.

What another fired watchdog reveals about shady US-Saudi deals

Josh Ruebner

What another fired watchdog reveals about shady US-Saudi deals

Comment: The sacking of State Department watchdog Steve Linick is the latest example of the Trump administration abusing its power to privilege ...

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Israel's Netanyahu is going on trial for corruption

Netanyahu is Israel's longest serving prime minister, and has made history for becoming the country's first sitting leader to go on trial.

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Libya vows to pursue Haftar's foreign supporters at UN

Libya’s internationally recognised government has captured two towns near the Tunisian border and said that it would ask the UN Security Council ...

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Egyptian activist ends hunger strike after courts restart hearings

Renowned activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah told his family he was ending his hunger strike after Egypt's courts recommenced detention renewal hearings, ...

Ben Lynfield

Reshaping Palestine: Inside Israel's new 'annexation cabinet'

Israel's new cabinet is poised to rock the region by formally annexing parts of the occupied West Bank.

Covid-19 gives Algeria's repressive state the edge, for now

Malia Bouattia

Covid-19 gives Algeria's repressive state the edge, for now

Comment: Through its face mask, Algeria's Hirak is still chanting for a free and democratic country, despite state efforts to stifle protests, ...

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part III

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented ...

Coronavirus contemplations: Part II

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part II

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented ...

Coronavirus contemplations: Part I

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part I

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented ...

Israel verges on swearing in new government following deadlock

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Israel verges on swearing in new government following deadlock

Israel was poised to swear in a new government on Thursday under a controversial coalition deal, which will see Prime Minister Benjamin ...

Salman al-Awdah heard from Saudi prison for first time

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Salman al-Awdah heard from Saudi prison for first time

Jailed Saudi cleric Salman al-Awdah spoke with his mother and daughter from inside a Saudi prison, his relatives have confirmed.

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Sudan clashes kill 26, including paramilitary forces

The fighting poses a significant challenge to efforts by the transitional government to end decades-long rebellions in some areas.

Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari

It's time to reform the UN

Comment: The world has changed and the UN failed to keep up. It must abandon the old mindset and move in new, potentially uncomfortable ...

Alessandra Bajec

Sudan's fight against FGM has only just begun

Sudan's decision to outlaw female genital mutilation is a small step on the long road to achieving gender equality.

Josh Ruebner

Annexation looms, Democrats' 'opposition' is more feckless than ever

Comment: Though the Democratic Party is currently in no position to halt annexation, it could spell out the ramifications to Israel should ...

Yemeni activist subjected to Saudi trolling after Facebook appointment

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Yemeni activist subjected to Saudi trolling after Facebook appointment

Outspoken Yemeni activist Tawakkol Karman, who won the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, has been subjected to a smear campaign by Saudi media after she ...

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Exiled Iranian activist found dead in US lake

Human rights activist Ali Ajami was found dead in a pond in Houston, Texas, last week.

Sudan official: 3 killed, dozens wounded in tribal clashes

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Sudan official: 3 killed, dozens wounded in tribal clashes

The fighting erupted between the Bani Amer tribe and the Nuba tribe in the city of Kassalla.

Algeria regime exploits virus to defeat protesters: analysts

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Algeria regime exploits virus to defeat protesters: analysts

Analysts have accused the Algerian government of exploiting the novel coronavirus pandemic to suppress the protest movement in the country.

Israel's president tasks Netanyahu with forming unity government

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Israel's president tasks Netanyahu with forming unity government

Netanyahu has been mandated to form a unity government, which could end of over a year of political deadlock in Israel. However failure would ...

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