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According to medics and journalists, six people have been shot dead by the junta in Myanmar when they were protesting against the coup

Abu Walaa has been sentenced to 10 years and six months for running a jihadist network and helping fighters travel to Syria and Iraq.

Myanmar generals under renewed pressure after G7 condemnation, sanctions

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Myanmar generals under renewed pressure after G7 condemnation, sanctions

A statement from the G7 group of wealthy nations deploring violence against protesters comes after Washington slapped sanctions against another two members of Myanmar's junta.

Huge anti-coup rallies in Myanmar after deadly junta threat

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Huge anti-coup rallies in Myanmar after deadly junta threat

Myanmar's military threatens to use deadly force against protesters.

Russia to fine social media platforms over youth protests

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Russia to fine social media platforms over youth protests

Russia said it would punish top social media platforms for failing to delete posts calling for minors to join protests in support of Alexei ...

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Why Tunisia's disenfranchised youth are taking to the streets

In-depth: A groundswell of youth unrest has swept across Tunisia, fuelled by economic frustration and the broken promises of the post-revolution political class.

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Israel expands vaccination campaign to teens

Teenagers aged between 16 and 18 will now be given access to the vaccine in Israel, which has been criticised for skirting its ...

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UK Labour Party reportedly hires former Israeli spy

Assaf Kaplan reportedly began working as a “social listening and organizing manager” for the Labour Party in December.

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Israel enters third nationwide lockdown

Israel imposed its third lockdown on Sunday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said a quarter of the population would be vaccinated within one ...

Santa is 'immune' to Covid-19, says WHO

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Santa is 'immune' to Covid-19, says WHO

A lighthearted exchange between a World Health Organisation rep and and a journalist alleviated an otherwise serious conversation about the ...

Mobashra Tazamal

Biden must do what Obama didn't and close Guantanamo

Comment: Guantanamo has now been open for almost two decades, impacting the lives of hundreds of Muslims, their families, and communities as a ...

Southeast Turkey shaken by 5.0 magnitude earthquake

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Southeast Turkey shaken by 5.0 magnitude earthquake

There were no casualties, though the southeastern region was shaken following a 5.0 magnitude earthquake

Islamophobia on the rise 'like never before': Turkish FM

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Islamophobia on the rise 'like never before': Turkish FM

The Turkish official raised concerns over a growing trend of overt Islamophobia, particularly in Europe.

Four more students charged in France over teacher's beheading

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Four more students charged in France over teacher's beheading

Three students were charged with complicity after allegedly pointing out the teacher to the shooter.

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US plans sanctions on Iranian officials who targeted protesters

Hundreds of Iranian protesters have been killed by security forces.

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Three teens charged in French teacher's beheading

Three teenagers were charged in the beheading of a French history teacher who showed cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed in class.

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Turkey ends earthquake rescue mission

Turkey has called off a mission to find and rescue survivors, five days after a powerful quake hit western Turkey, killing 116 people.

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'Miracle' girl rescued 91 hours after Turkey quake

Some 91 hours after the deadly earthquake struck Turkey's Izmir, a three-year-old girl was pulled from rubble.

Turkey quake death toll rises to 100

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Turkey quake death toll rises to 100

Rescue workers in Izmir province are continuing to search tirelessly for survivors, while 147 are still in hospital.

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At least 19 killed after gunmen storm Kabul University

At least 19 people were killed and 22 wounded in the attack on Kabul University.

Two children pulled out alive days after Turkey quake

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Two children pulled out alive days after Turkey quake

Ambulances carrying the girls rushed to hospital immediately, as onlookers applauded.

Gunshots fired inside Kabul university: officials

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Gunshots fired inside Kabul university: officials

The ministry of interior confirmed gunshots were heard at the university and that police had been deployed.

Fire erupts, burns down tents at Greek refugee camp

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Fire erupts, burns down tents at Greek refugee camp

A fire broke out early in the refugee camp on earthquake hit Greece's Samos island burning down 15 tents, the Migration Ministry said.

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