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Myanmar security forces fired on protesters demonstrating against the February 1 coup.

In-depth: The communal violence in 2020 was the deadliest in decades as armed Hindu mobs rampaged through Muslim neighbourhoods. A year later, the victims are still waiting for justice.

More than 75% of Syrian refugees suffer trauma: report

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More than 75% of Syrian refugees suffer trauma: report

Most Syrian refugees suffer from some form of PTSD, a UK charity has revealed in a new grim report.

UN: Children in Syria camps should be allowed home

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UN: Children in Syria camps should be allowed home

The UN children's agency called Sunday for all minors held in displacement camps or jails in northeast Syria to be allowed home.

Six dead as Myanmar junta intensifies crackdown on protesters

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Six dead as Myanmar junta intensifies crackdown on protesters

According to medics and journalists, six people have been shot dead by the junta in Myanmar when they were protesting against the coup

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UN court to try Hezbollah member for Lebanon attacks

A fugitive Hezbollah suspect will go on trial in June accused of three attacks on Lebanese politicians in the mid-2000s.

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Anger brews over prison death of Bangladesh writer

Hundreds of people in Bangladesh took part Saturday in a second day of demonstrations sparked by the death of a writer at a high security ...

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Clashes in Bangladesh capital after writer dies in jail

Clashes erupted in Bangladesh's capital after writer and government critic Mushtaq Ahmed died in jail.

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US strikes 'Iranian-backed militant' site in Syria: Pentagon

The US military launched an airstrike on facilities used by Iran-backed militias in Syria, the Pentagon said.

Three southern Iraqi protesters dead amid after deadly crackdown

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Three southern Iraqi protesters dead amid after deadly crackdown

Three protesters are said to have been killed and 73 injured in heavy clashes with security forces in Iraq's southern city of Nasiriyah.

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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 ...

Victims sue Saudi for attack at Florida military base

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Victims sue Saudi for attack at Florida military base

Victims and their families claim that Riyadh knew Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, a Saudi air officer, had been radicalised but failed to act.

Violence surged in Afghanistan after peace talks: UN report

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Violence surged in Afghanistan after peace talks: UN report

A new UN report has documented a rise in violence after the start of peace talks, as calls for a ceasefire are ignored.

Two people dead in Myanmar anti-coup protest shooting

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Two people dead in Myanmar anti-coup protest shooting

Myanmar's security forces fired live rounds and rubber bullets at protesters on Saturday.

Biden urges allies to curb Iran's 'destabilising' activities

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Biden urges allies to curb Iran's 'destabilising' activities

US President Joe Biden urged European powers Friday to work together to curb Iran's "destabilising" activities in the Middle East.

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UN greenlights funding to Lebanon tribunal for 2021

The UN gave the green light to continue funding the tribunal investigating the assassination of former Lebanon prime minister Rafik Hariri for 2021.

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Lebanon names new lead investigator in port blast probe

Lebanon named a new judge to lead a probe into last year's Beirut port explosion.

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Quake injures more than 30 in southwest Iran

The mountainous district of Kohgilouyeh was struck by an earthquake, causing damage to buildings and infrastructure.

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Western allies condemn Iraq rocket attack

A recent rocket attack in Kurdish Iraq has been condemned by numerous countries in a joint statement.

Trump sued for Capitol attack under 'KKK Act'

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Trump sued for Capitol attack under 'KKK Act'

A Democratic congressman sued former president Donald Trump and accused him of violating the 19th century 'Ku Klux Klan Act'.

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Myanmar junta cuts internet again to quell anti-coup rallies

Troops fired rubber bullets to disperse protesters in Mandalay, Myanmar's second largest city, hours before authorities again cut internet ...

After 3 days, Afghan-Iran border blaze brought under control

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After 3 days, Afghan-Iran border blaze brought under control

On Monday, only small fires were smoldering at the Islam Qala border crossing, after three days of firefighting efforts from both Iran and ...

Cairo building partially collapses killing 3: Egypt officials

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Cairo building partially collapses killing 3: Egypt officials

The three dead were reportedly all from one family, while an injured six-year old child was pulled out from under the rubble and taken ...

Bereaved Gazans look to ICC for closure

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Bereaved Gazans look to ICC for closure

Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip hope Israel will face justice at the Hague over alleged war crimes in 2014.

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