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Comment: In utter secrecy, France and Israel are cooperating on the digital warfare of the future, despite competitive tensions on the African arms market, writes Jean Stern.

Berbers in Algeria are marking the anniversary for a protest movement that inspired the Hirak movement some twenty years later.

Christian women face death penalty over 'Quran sticker': Pakistan

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Christian women face death penalty over 'Quran sticker': Pakistan

Two Christian women face the death sentence in Pakistan after they removed from a locker, a sticker with a Quran verse on it whilst cleaning.

Iran limits cooperation with EU over sanctions

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Iran limits cooperation with EU over sanctions

Iran's foreign ministry said it is suspending cooperation with the European Union in various fields following the bloc's decision to blacklist ...

EU sanctions 8 Iranian security officials over 2019 crackdown

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EU sanctions 8 Iranian security officials over 2019 crackdown

The EU on Monday added eight Iranian security officials to a sanctions blacklist over a 2019 protest crackdown.

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Whitewashing state racism: 40 years after the Brixton uprising

Comment: Today, just as in the 80s, communities of colour are being driven to protest, only to be met with a government that denies the painfully obvious, writes Malia Bouattia.

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China sentences Uighur ex-government officials to death for ‘separatism’

China has handed two Uighur former government officials death sentences for allegedly carrying out “separatist activities”.

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US Capitol on lockdown after report of gunfire nearby

The US Capitol is on high alert after a car rammed a barricade, injuring two police officers.

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Iran 'obsessively' carrying out executions: activists

Rights groups said Iran is "obsessively" executing death row inmates despite a decline in public support for capital punishment.

Five shot dead in violent Bangladesh demos against Modi

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Five shot dead in violent Bangladesh demos against Modi

Five supporters of the hardline Islamist Hefazat-e-Islam group were shot dead in Bangladesh after taking part in anti-Modi protests.

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Report: Extremist groups thrive on Facebook despite bans

Hundreds of pages that 'spread violence-glorifying material' continue to operate on Facebook, non-profit Avaaz says.

Iran ex-president Khatami blasted over New Year message

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Iran ex-president Khatami blasted over New Year message

Former Iranian president, Mohammad Khatami found himself in troubled waters on Saturday for his Persian New Year message.

Lebanese-Americans charged with assault following pro-Trump Capital riot

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Lebanese-Americans charged with assault following pro-Trump Capital riot

Lebanese-Americans Julian Elie Khater and George Pierre Tanios were charged with assaulting police officers during the Capitol riots.

Delhi's anti-Muslim <em>riots</em>: ‘We have no hope for justice’

Aakash Hassan

Delhi's anti-Muslim riots: ‘We have no hope for justice’

In-depth: The communal violence in 2020 was the deadliest in decades as armed Hindu mobs rampaged through Muslim neighbourhoods. A year later, ...

<em>Riots</em> in Algeria following jailing of activist

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Riots in Algeria following jailing of activist

Protesters burnt tyres and blocked several roads in Ouargla after a court in the town convicted Ameur Guerrache to seven-years in prison.

Ruslan Trad

How Russia is swelling the global market for mercenaries

Analysis: In an era of increasingly privatised warfare, Russia is spearheading the use of mercenaries to expand its influence.

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Violent protests erupt across Sudan as food prices rise

States of emergency have been declared in several Sudanese regions as protesters looted and set fire to shops amid rising food prices and a ...

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US Capitol riot probe planned, Trump's legal woes mount

Most Republicans in the US Senate voted to acquit Donald Trump in last week's impeachment trial, but the former president's woes are far from ...

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Trump's journey from election defeat to second impeachment

Former US president Donald Trump has doggedly denied he lost the November election, and faces a second impeachment trial next week on charges he ...

Protests in Sudan border state over worsening economy

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Protests in Sudan border state over worsening economy

Protests erupted in eastern Sudan over the rising cost of living.

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Myanmar medics lead sprouting civil disobedience calls after coup

Some medical teams posted pictures on social media wearing red ribbons -- NLD's colours -- and raising a three-finger salute in support for ...

Twitter blocks accounts over India farm protests

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Twitter blocks accounts over India farm protests

The suspensions, which included the accounts of a news magazine and farmer activists, were slammed by a global media watchdog as a "shocking ...

Tunisians protest against 'police state'

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Tunisians protest against 'police state'

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Tunis to demonstrate against police repression.

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