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India has requested Saudi Arabia take 'corrective steps' over the banknote showing Kashmir as an independent nation.

The Australian academic has been returned to the notorious Tehran prison facility after 'disappearing' in Iran's prison system.

In protest stronghold, Algerians divided over constitutional vote

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In protest stronghold, Algerians divided over constitutional vote

Many Algerians are torn over whether to vote in a contentious constitutional referendum this week.

UK summons Iran envoy over Zaghari-Ratcliffe detention

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UK summons Iran envoy over Zaghari-Ratcliffe detention

The UK has warned Iran against forcing the British-Iranian detainee back into jail.

Emirati bid for Interpol presidency would 'damage' reputation: NGOs

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Emirati bid for Interpol presidency would 'damage' reputation: NGOs

A coalition of 19 NGOs wrote to the international police body's secretary-general to express their 'deep concern' over Raisi's candidacy.

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Algerians will never forget their revolutionary martyrs

Comment: This 1 November, Algerians remember their anti-colonial struggle as they stand defiant against a regime that is far from achieving the demands of today's protest movement, writes Malia Bouattia.

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Algeria to vote on a constitution dismissed by protests

Algerians are set to vote on a constitutional referendum the government touts as heralding a 'new republic' that has been rejected by the ...

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Moroccan prison guard killed by IS-linked inmate

A prison guard in Morocco was killed by an inmate who was imprisoned for belonging to the Islamic State group.

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UK-Iranian 'hostage' Zaghari-Ratcliffe due back in Tehran jail

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe faces a new court appearance in Tehran and will be taken back to jail.

Saudi women's empowerment summit is an empty PR stunt

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Saudi women's empowerment summit is an empty PR stunt

Comment: Women's empowerment in Saudi Arabia will remain a sham initiative as long as the activists campaigning for such rights remain in ...

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Jailed Saudi activist Loujain Al-Hathloul on hunger strike

Women's right activist Loujain Al-Hathloul has started a hunger strike due to her conditions in detention.

Turkey jails US consulate staffer for 'aiding terror group'

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Turkey jails US consulate staffer for 'aiding terror group'

Nazmi Mete Canturk, a Turkish citizen who worked at the Istanbul consulate as a security officer, was jailed for five years for aiding a 'terror ...

US solidifies sanctions against Iran oil before election

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US solidifies sanctions against Iran oil before election

Trump's administration slapped fresh sanctions on Iran's oil sector including over sales to Syria and Venezuela, reducing Joe Biden's room for ...

Zarif accuses France's Macron of fuelling 'extremism'

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Zarif accuses France's Macron of fuelling 'extremism'

Iran accused France of fuelling "extremism" after President Emmanuel Macron vowed to never give in to Islamic radicals and defended the ...

Australia asks Iran about report academic moved from <em>prison</em>

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Australia asks Iran about report academic moved from prison

Australia has asked Iran about the reported move of Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a Melbourne University lecturer who was arrested in Iran, to an ...

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Detained British-Australian academic moved out of Iran's desert prison

An Australian-British academic, who was charged with espionage in Iran, has been moved out of the desert prison.

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Rights groups slam Houthi attack on Taiz children's hospital

Doctors Without Borders [MSF] and local rights organisations condemned the recent shelling of a children's hospital by Houthi rebels in Taiz.

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Saudi chain replaces Turkish burger with discounted 'Greek' patty

As Saudi businesses move to boycott Turkish products, one Saudi fast food chain has decided to get petty over a patty.

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Kazakhs despair for relatives missing in Xinjiang

Hundreds of Kazakhs have been detained by Chinese authorities in Xinjiang.

Turkish police seize smuggled fossils from creationist cult leader

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Turkish police seize smuggled fossils from creationist cult leader

Authorities seized $10 million worth of fossils from homes belonging to Adnan Oktar, an infamous Islamic creationist cult leader.

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Deadly stabbing in Germany investigated as 'terror attack'

A 20-year-old Syrian man was arrested on Tuesday, weeks after a knife attack killed one tourist and seriously injured another in the German city ...

Iran rights lawyer Sotoudeh moved to new jail

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Iran rights lawyer Sotoudeh moved to new jail

Human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has been moved to a jail outside of Tehran.

Turkey: Police officers on trial for killing of lawyer

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Turkey: Police officers on trial for killing of lawyer

Three officers went on trial for killing lawyer Tahir Elci was while making a press statement on the destruction of a historic mosque in 2015.

Khashoggi fiancee sues Saudi crown prince for murder

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Khashoggi fiancee sues Saudi crown prince for murder

Turkish citizen Hatice Cengiz is pursuing Mohammed bin Salman and 28 others for damages over the October 2, 2018 killing of the US-based writer.

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