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Coronavirus and tumbling oil revenues have affected Algeria's economy.

Iran executed a man convicted of killing a member of the Revolutionary Guards during deadly 2017-18 protests.

India's Modi launches Hindu temple on Kashmir anniversary

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India's Modi launches Hindu temple on Kashmir anniversary

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the construction of a new Hindu temple at a contested religious site with a history of deadly sectarian violence.

Hindu temple to be built on destroyed mosque site

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Hindu temple to be built on destroyed mosque site

The Hindu nationalist premier will lay the foundations for a Hindu temple on the site of the Babri mosque, demolished by a mob in 1992.

Trump could lose reelection in 100 days

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Trump could lose reelection in 100 days

Trump faces possible humiliation at the hands of Biden, a man he derides as "sleepy" and mentally incompetent, yet who leads by double digits in ...

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Sudan protest movement rejects government plans to cut subsidies

Leaders of Sudan's protest movement rejected the government's economic reform plan.

CJ Werleman

India and China play political football with Muslims

Comment: Both Beijing and New Delhi are seeking to smear each other's reputation by pointing to their respective mistreatment of Muslims, writes ...

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Iran's top court halts death sentence of young protesters

An appeals court had upheld their death sentence over leading riots, committing robbery and sending video of their activities to ...

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Arab leaders 'indifferent' to annexation of West Bank: report

Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and several Gulf states do not plan to take action over Israel's plan to annex large swathes of the occupied West Bank, ...

George Floyd murder trial set for next year

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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.

Giorgio Cafiero and Corrado Čok

Divide and survive: Ethiopia balances Gulf, Turkey ties

Ethiopia is the most coveted target of the ongoing scramble for the Horn of Africa.

Muslim BLM protester 'forced' to remove hijab by police

Gaia Caramazza

Muslim BLM protester 'forced' to remove hijab by police

Alaa Massri, 18, was arrested while protesting at the site of the statues of Christopher Columbus and Juan Ponce de León, which protesters have ...

Palestinians blinded in one eye by Israeli snipers

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Palestinians blinded in one eye by Israeli snipers

Dozens of Palestinians have lost an eye after being shot by the Israeli forces, in Gaza, Jerusalem or the West Bank.

Trump cancels controversial 'Juneteenth' rally

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Trump cancels controversial 'Juneteenth' rally

The event has been postponed "out of respect" for the June 19 "Juneteenth" holiday.

We need real solidarity, not Keir Starmer's empty gestures

Malia Bouattia

We need real solidarity, not Keir Starmer's empty gestures

Comment: Given Labour leader Keir Starmer's track record of complicity with repressive policing and state racism, taking a knee is an empty ...

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India denies visas to US religious freedom panel

India has denied visas for a US government body that previously expressed concern over the country's religious freedom record.

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Lebanon de-escalates sectarian clashes after tense night

Dozens were injured in overnight riots in Lebanon, while the Army said clashes 'had endangered national unity'.

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Thousands of Israelis rally against West Bank annexation plans

Thousands of Israelis have attended a protest in Tel Aviv against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to annex one-third of the West Bank

Narjas Zatat

Arabs send Americans advice on how to protest safely

Across the world Arabs are sending messages of support to American protesters coming out to demonstrate police brutality and racism following ...

Trump is being compared to a Middle East dictator

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Trump is being compared to a Middle East dictator

Tear gas, rubber bullets, and attacks on the press: Has the US become an authoritarian state?

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Autopsy confirms cop suffocated George Floyd

An autopsy found Monday that an African-American man whose death has set off nationwide unrest was suffocated by a police officer.

White House locked down as nationwide protests continue

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White House locked down as nationwide protests continue

President Donald Trump was in the mansion during the protest that converged on a park across the street.

Fighting to protect refugees in Europe amid Covid-19

Keira Dignan

Fighting to protect refugees in Europe amid Covid-19

New groups are mobilising across Europe to demand an evacuation of refugee camps as the Covid-19 pandemic makes already bad conditions for ...

Indian police beat man 'thinking he was Muslim'

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Indian police beat man 'thinking he was Muslim'

The police officers thought Deepak Bundele was Muslim because of his beard, officials allegedly told him.

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