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The violence has brought condemnation from around the world.

Indian police said nine people crossed the 1,600-kilometre (1,000-mile) border into Mizoram state on the same day, three of them police refusing to take part in putting down protests.

Probe into Sweden knife attack looking at terror links

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Probe into Sweden knife attack looking at terror links

Sweden's Home Affairs Minister said that "initial information" led police to believe terrorism was a motive in the knife attack by an Afghan national, who stabbed seven men on Wednesday.

Eight injured in 'suspected terrorist' stabbings in Sweden

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Eight injured in 'suspected terrorist' stabbings in Sweden

A man stabbed eight people in Vetlanda, Sweden, in what police called a potential terror incident.

EU probe on alleged migrant pushbacks is inconclusive

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EU probe on alleged migrant pushbacks is inconclusive

A Frontex investigation into allegations of illegal migrant pushbacks on Greece and Turkey's maritime border turned out to be inconclusive.

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IS claims killing of female media workers in Afghanistan

The IS group has claimed responsibility for the killing of three women working for a local radio and TV station in eastern Afghanistan.

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Three female media workers shot to death in Afghanistan

Zalmai Latifi -- the director at Enikass TV -- said the women were killed in two separate attacks after leaving the station.

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Israeli drones, spyware sold to Myanmar despite ban: report

Israeli companies Cellebrite, Elbit Systems and Gaia Automotive Industries have reportedly sold arms and spyware to Myanmar.

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Rival rallies due in Armenia as crisis deepens

Opponents and supporters of PM Pashinyan, who has faced fierce criticism since he signed a Moscow-brokered peace deal over Nagorno-Karabakh, ...

Myanmar <em>police</em> fire rubber bullets on protesters

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Myanmar police fire rubber bullets on protesters

Myanmar police fired rubber bullets to disperse protesters in Yangon on Saturday.

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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.

4 protesters killed in clashes with Iraq security forces

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4 protesters killed in clashes with Iraq security forces

Clashes between Iraqi security forces and anti-government demonstrators in the city of Nasiriyah left four protesters dead.

UN sanctions top Houthi <em>police</em> official in Yemen’s capital

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UN sanctions top Houthi police official in Yemen’s capital

“In these sites, women, including at least one minor, were forcibly disappeared, repeatedly interrogated, raped, tortured, denied timely medical ...

Armenia PM takes to the streets, denounces 'coup attempt'

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Armenia PM takes to the streets, denounces 'coup attempt'

Thousands marched through the streets of the capital Yerevan in support of Pashinyan, with the opposition urging him to step down to avoid ...

Iran policeman killed amid unrest in southeast

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Iran policeman killed amid unrest in southeast

Zahedan county governor Abouzarmahdi Nakahei said the latest violence was fuelled by "fake" reports of deaths in the unrest in Saravan.

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Myanmar generals under renewed pressure after G7 condemnation, sanctions

A statement from the G7 group of wealthy nations deploring violence against protesters comes after Washington slapped sanctions against another two members of Myanmar's junta.

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Huge anti-coup rallies in Myanmar after deadly junta threat

Myanmar's military threatens to use deadly force against protesters.

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Killings surge in Syria camp housing Islamic State families

Al-Hol camp in northeastern Syria is being plagued by assassinations, as calls for the repatriation of foreigners increase.

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India arrests activist over Greta Thunberg-shared 'toolkit'

The police claim the protest guide is evidence of a conspiracy "to wage economic, social, cultural and regional war against India".

Myanmar protesters block arrests, UN demands Suu Kyi's release

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Myanmar protesters block arrests, UN demands Suu Kyi's release

Human rights protesters have taken to the streets against a military coup in Myanmar.

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After Myanmar's coup

Comment: The compromises Suu Kyi made with her uniformed political partners and defended so staunchly, have now cost Myanmar its fragile ...

What led to a modern-time Egyptian Pharaoh’s downfall?

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What led to a modern-time Egyptian Pharaoh’s downfall?

Hosni Mubarak reigned as Egypt’s fourth president for almost 30 years but his downfall seemed imminent one decade earlier as people's rage and ...

Two killed as multiple bombs rock Afghan capital

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Two killed as multiple bombs rock Afghan capital

At least two people, including a district police chief, have been killed as multiple bombs exploded in the Afghan capital ...

Myanmar <em>police</em> fire rubber bullets at anti-coup protesters

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Myanmar police fire rubber bullets at anti-coup protesters

Witnesses said police in the capital fired rubber bullets at demonstrators defying a military ban on rallies, as protests erupted for a ...

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