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Film Review: Brother's Keeper follows the story of two friends at a secluded boarding school for Kurdish boys, who are struggling through the school's repressive and bureaucratic obstacles.

A gunman killed multiple people including a police officer at a grocery store in Colorado, in the latest shooting to hit the western state.

Nine Turkish soldiers killed in helicopter crash

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Nine Turkish soldiers killed in helicopter crash

A senior commander was reportedly among those killed when a military helicopter crashed in Turkey's southeast Bitlis province.

US tops 500,000 virus deaths

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US tops 500,000 virus deaths

The Covid-19 death toll in the US all but matches the number of Americans killed in World War II, Korea and Vietnam combined.

Israel arrests four Palestinians for 'throwing <em>snow</em>' at settler

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Israel arrests four Palestinians for 'throwing snow' at settler

The four Palestinian boys were arrested in Hebron and are now under investigation by Israeli police.

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Rare snow brings suffering to Syrian refugee camps

At least four children living in informal displacement camps in northwestern Syria have died as temperatures dropped below zero.

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Heavy snowfall hits Syria, Lebanon, Israel in winter storm

Heavy snows have hit the Levant region, causing disruption, and affecting displaced people most severely.

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Fighting fears of vaccines high up in Turkey's mountains

Turkish doctors working to vaccinate citizens for the coronavirus are coming up against fears and refusals.

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Moscow court orders Kremlin foe Navalny to prison

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, the most prominent critic of President Vladimir Putin, has been sentenced to more than two and a half ...

Kremlin critic Navalny decries 'mockery of justice' at hearing

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Kremlin critic Navalny decries 'mockery of justice' at hearing

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Monday his treatment was beyond a 'mockery of justice' during a court hearing.

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Two dead as cargo ship sinks off Turkey

Harsh weather is said to be hampering rescue efforts to find six other seamen from the Palau-flagged vessel still unaccounted for. Five have so ...

Migrants in Bosnia sleeping rough face up to winter

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Migrants in Bosnia sleeping rough face up to winter

Temperatures are predicted to drop below minus 15 degrees Celsius in Bosnia, where hundreds of migrants are stranded without shelter.

Eight dead in blizzard, avalanches north of Tehran

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Eight dead in blizzard, avalanches north of Tehran

Nearly a dozen climbers were killed in an avalanche in Tehran.

Forgotten Syrians need winter help, says author Gaiman

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Forgotten Syrians need winter help, says author Gaiman

Award-winning writer Neil Gaiman said the world should remember that refugees are ordinary people dealing with upheaval.

The legacy of Tehran's weaponised sectarianism in Iran-Iraq war

Tallha Abdulrazaq

The legacy of Tehran's weaponised sectarianism in Iran-Iraq war

Comment: Sectarianism is seen as the tragic norm in today's Middle Eastern conflicts, but its roots were put down 40 years ago during the ...

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Historic talks begin between Taliban, Afghan government

Afghanistan's warring sides started negotiations on Saturday, bringing together the Taliban and delegates appointed by the Afghan government for historic meetings aimed at ending decades of war.

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In Turkey, lake turns into graveyard for migrants

Migrants who cannot find a boat are forced to walk for days under the blazing sun, cutting across fields to get around checkpoints.

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Tania Palaiologou and 'Landscape in the Mist'

More than thirty years on, Greek actress Tania Palaiologou reflects on filming 'Landscape in the Mist' with legendary filmmaker Theo ...

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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 ...

Doves starve at famed Afghan mosque shuttered over virus

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Doves starve at famed Afghan mosque shuttered over virus

Before the mosque complex shut amid a nationwide lockdown, flocks of the snow-white birds would gather at the popular tourist ...

The New Arab

India extends 'crippling' 2G restriction in occupied Kashmir

Mobile services in occupied Kashmir are being still being restricted to 2G network.

Baghdad's four decades of conflict and strife

Paul Iddon

Baghdad's four decades of conflict and strife

In-depth: From 1980 until now, the Iraqi capital has faced a series of conflicts, instability, and violence. This year marks 40 years since this ...

Quake in Iran kills nine in neighbouring Turkey

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Quake in Iran kills nine in neighbouring Turkey

The epicentre of the quake, which struck at 9:23 am (0553 GMT), was near the Iranian village of Habash-e Olya, less than 10 kilometres (six ...

Iranian Revolutionary Guards fighter killed in Syria's Aleppo

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Iranian Revolutionary Guards fighter killed in Syria's Aleppo

A member of Iran's Revolutionary Guards has been killed in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, according to Iranian media.

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