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Authorities have blamed the devastating blast on a years-old store of ammonium nitrate fertiliser at the Beirut port.

Ankara accused Washington of failing to respect the 'rule of law' over the statement urging Osman Kavala's release.

Women gather across Turkey in support of anti-violence treaty

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Women gather across Turkey in support of anti-violence treaty

Women across Turkey gathered in support of a landmark treaty on combating violence against women as fears grow over Ankara's possible withdrawal from the agreement.

Israelis protest response to economic fallout from virus

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Israelis protest response to economic fallout from virus

Protesters gathered at a seaside park with signs reading "Out of touch. We're fed up."

Saudi Arabia pushes plans to transform Riyadh into metropolis

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Saudi Arabia pushes plans to transform Riyadh into metropolis

Saudi Arabia is hoping to turn its capital into one of the Arab world's biggest metropolises.

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Netanyahu's son takes centre stage in Israel corruption sagas

Yair Netanyahu, a favourite of far-right extremists around the world, has rose to prominence over his controversial statements and rants online.

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Court convicts Amnesty Turkey ex-leaders on terror charges

The trial of 11 human rights activists became a symbol of the crackdown on critics after the 2016 failed attempt to overthrow President Recep ...

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George Floyd murder trial set for next year

A Minneapolis judge on Monday set the trial date for four ex-police officers charged in the murder of George Floyd.

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Libyan, 25, in court over UK 'terror' stabbing

Khairi Saadallah is charged with three counts of murder over the June 20 stabbings in Reading.

Three people reportedly killed in UK stabbing incident

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Three people reportedly killed in UK stabbing incident

Three people have been killed in a stabbing incident in the city of Glasgow in Scotland, according to preliminary media reports, and the suspect ...

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Medieval tombstones unearthed in Mecca car park

A dig in a car park in the Muslim holy city of Mecca has delivered some unexpected results.

Police given more time to quiz UK terror suspect

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Police given more time to quiz UK terror suspect

Khairi Saadallah will remain in custody until 27 June after being arrested near the scene of a stabbing in a park in Reading, in which ...

Reading stabbings declared a terrorist attack by UK police

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Reading stabbings declared a terrorist attack by UK police

The Thames Valley police said three people were also seriously injured and a 25-year-old suspect from the historic town 60 kilometres (35 miles) ...

Turkey’s pro-Kurdish party vows to continue protests

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Turkey’s pro-Kurdish party vows to continue protests

Turkey’s pro-Kurdish party, the HDP, has vowed to continue protests after its ‘march for democracy’ rallies, called in response to the barring ...

Libyan man reportedly arrested after deadly UK stabbing

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Libyan man reportedly arrested after deadly UK stabbing

A Libyan man has reportedly been arrested after three people were stabbed to death and several others injured in a park in the southern ...

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Celebrating Juneteenth in the age of Black Lives Matter

Juneteenth, an annual celebration commemorating a 19th century proclamation that freed slaves in Texas, comes with deep significance amid this year's Black Lives Matter protests.

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Fresh world protests against racism and police violence

There were rallies in cities across Europe, with thousands demonstrating in several French cities, and clashes breaking out in Paris and Lyon.

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Pompeo vows probe into 'inappropriate' treatment of foreign reporters

Australia, Britain and Germany have all taken the unusual step of voicing concern about US actions and television journalists attacked by police ...

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Palestinian-Israelis protest bulldozing of Muslim cemetery in Jaffa

Dozens of Palestinian-Israelis protested as Israeli authorities levelled a Muslim cemetery in the historic city of Jaffa to make way for a new ...

German man held for planning 'Christchurch-inspired' attack on Muslims

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German man held for planning 'Christchurch-inspired' attack on Muslims

A 21-year-old man has been detained in Germany on suspicion of planning to kill Muslims in an attack inspired by New Zealand's Christchurch ...

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Palestinians fear expulsion for Israeli high-tech hub in Jerusalem

Israel's plans to build 'Silicon Wadi' in Jerusalem has concerned Palestinian business owners who say they are being evicted to make way for the ...

US Democrats press anti-racism reforms as protests continue

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US Democrats press anti-racism reforms as protests continue

Democrats vowed to press legislation to fight systemic racism in US law enforcement as the battle for change triggered by the police killing of ...

Egypt's Sisi mocked for prioritising new capital over coronavirus

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Egypt's Sisi mocked for prioritising new capital over coronavirus

Egyptians have taken to Twitter to mock the president's lavish spending plans for a new administrative capital city, while the regime's response ...

Charges filed against four police officers in Floyd killing

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Charges filed against four police officers in Floyd killing

Derek Chauvin, the white policeman filmed kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, has been charged with second-degree murder while his three ...

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