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Moscow reportedly said it wants more evidence of civilian killings before it agrees to the sanctions.

The British Labour party has refused to re-admit his predecessor Jeremy Corbyn to its parliamentary ranks.

Iran cut internet access to conceal protest killings: Amnesty

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Iran cut internet access to conceal protest killings: Amnesty

Amnesty said Iran deliberately cut internet access to hide November 2019 killings of protestors and called for a probe by the UN Human Rights Council.

Australia appoints Afghanistan war crimes prosecutor

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Australia appoints Afghanistan war crimes prosecutor

Australia has appointed a special prosecutor to investigate alleged war crimes by Australian servicemen in Afghanistan.

US targets Syria oil, intelligence in new sanctions

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US targets Syria oil, intelligence in new sanctions

The United States imposed new sanctions targeting Syria's oil sector, lawmakers and intelligence officers, vowing no let-up in pressure on ...

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Russian military helicopter shot down in Armenia, two dead

Two crew members onboard a Russian military helicopter were killed when it was shot down near the border with Azerbaijan.

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Jeremy Corbyn suspended from Labour Party following anti-semitism probe

The veteran leftwinger has said he will challenge the 'political intervention' against him.

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Turkey summons French diplomat over Charlie Hebdo Erdogan cartoon

Turkish authorities have promised to take 'legal and diplomatic' action against the French satirical magazine.

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Lebanon blast victims file almost 700 legal complaints

The Beirut Bar Association handed the public prosecutor almost 700 criminal complaints from victims of August's blast.

UN envoy demands <em>probe</em> into young Palestinian's death

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UN envoy demands probe into young Palestinian's death

UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov demanded an "independent investigation" after a Palestinian youth died following a weekend confrontation ...

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Nagorno-Karabakh 'execution' video prompts Council of Europe probe: report

Europe's top human rights watchdog has launched a probe into alleged human rights violations in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

Iran to reveal 'detailed' data on plane <em>probe</em>: Kiev

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Iran to reveal 'detailed' data on plane probe: Kiev

Iran promised to reveal "detailed" information on the probe into a Kiev-bound passenger plane mistakenly shot down in Januar, Ukraine ...

Lebanon bemoans lack of blast satellite images

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Lebanon bemoans lack of blast satellite images

Hassan Diab called on French President Emmanuel Macron to provide satellite images of the port "before, during and after" the devastating ...

Thousands of boys chained, tortured in Sudan Islamic schools

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Thousands of boys chained, tortured in Sudan Islamic schools

Boys as young as five-years-old have been found chained and tortured at Islamic schools in Sudan, a new BBC investigation reveals.

US prosecutors investigated suspected links between Trump and Egypt

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US prosecutors investigated suspected links between Trump and Egypt

Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team investigated suspected ties between Egypt and a last-minute campaign finance injection by ...

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Aussie cops drop probe into Afghan 'war crimes' reporting

Australian police dropped an investigation into journalist Daniel Oakes and his producer Sam Clark who exposed war crimes in Afghanistan.

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FBI says 'no conclusion' on Beirut blast cause: report

The FBI told Reuters it has reached "no such conclusion" on whether the deadly Beirut blast was accidental.

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Pompeo encourages Saudis to normalize with Israel

Mike Pompeo has urged Saudi Arabia to recognise Israel after two fellow Gulf Arab countries went ahead with normalisation.

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Iran records highest single-day death toll from virus

Iran had just recently recorded its highest daily death toll four days earlier with 239 new fatalities.

Iraq launches <em>probe</em> into death of Daewoo executive

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Iraq launches probe into death of Daewoo executive

An investigation has been launched into the death of Park Il-ho, the director of Daewoo who was working on the construction of Al Faw port in ...

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UN Libya rights probe postponed due to cashflow problems

The UN has postponed an inquiry into human rights violations in war-torn Libya until next year due to a severe lack of funding.

Rights groups ask Germany to <em>probe</em> Syria chemical attacks

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Rights groups ask Germany to probe Syria chemical attacks

Human rights groups have filed a criminal complaint in Germany calling for the investigation of two deadly regime chemical weapons attacks in ...

Lebanese mark two months since Beirut Port disaster

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Lebanese mark two months since Beirut Port disaster

Families of Beirut blast victims took to the streets to express anger at the government’s failure to provide answers to the disaster.

Police exhume bodies of 3 Kashmir men

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Police exhume bodies of 3 Kashmir men

Bodies of the three men were returned to their families, after the Indian military said those it claimed were "unidentified Pakistani ...

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