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

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

Climate-conflict nexus behind decade of displacement in MENA

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Climate-conflict nexus behind decade of displacement in MENA

Over 1.5 million people have been affected by disaster displacements, with floods and droughts being the principal causes.

Iran policeman killed amid <em>unrest</em> in southeast

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Iran policeman killed amid unrest in southeast

Zahedan county governor Abouzarmahdi Nakahei said the latest violence was fuelled by "fake" reports of deaths in the unrest in Saravan.

Pro-military marchers in Myanmar attack anti-coup protesters

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Pro-military marchers in Myanmar attack anti-coup protesters

The chaos complicates an already intractable standoff between the military and a protest movement that has been staging large-scale ...

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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.

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Huge anti-coup rallies in Myanmar after deadly junta threat

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

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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Small protests mark Bahrain uprising's 10th anniversary

Small-scale demonstrations occurred amid a tight police presence.

Myanmar junta warns public not to hide fugitive protesters

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Myanmar junta warns public not to hide fugitive protesters

Burmese forces have arrested hundreds of people since the military took power in a coup two weeks ago.

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Trump lawyers demand acquittal in 'unjust' impeachment trial

Donald Trump's lawyers argued the former president should be acquitted at his impeachment trial for inciting insurrection at the US Capitol.

Trump lawyers primed for rapid defence case

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Trump lawyers primed for rapid defence case

Lawyers for former president Trump are seeking a speedy resolution to the impeachment trial, currently underway in the US senate.

Bahrain paralysed by legacy of Arab Spring

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Bahrain paralysed by legacy of Arab Spring

It has been ten years since Bahrain was rocked by protests that demanded reforms, which were crushed by government forces.

Iran to mark revolution anniversary with wheels-only parades

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Iran to mark revolution anniversary with wheels-only parades

Hit hard by coronavirus, Iran will mark the 42nd anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution with parades featuring cars and motorcycles instead ...

Trump defense urges dismissal of 'absurd' impeachment trial

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Trump defense urges dismissal of 'absurd' impeachment trial

Trump's team argued on the eve of his impeachment trial that the case is constitutionally flawed and it was "absurd" to hold the former ...

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Calls for intervention over Malta's brutal treatment of refugees

The Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor organisation is calling for an “immediate intervention" from the EU Commission for "gravely inhumane treatment" given to migrants and asylum seekers in Malta

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India to lift lengthy internet clampdown in Kashmir: official

Kashmir authorities said they would restore high-speed web access in the region.

Sam Hamad

Egypt is using charity to paper over coronavirus failures

Comment: In the Mersal Foundation, we see the best and the worst of Egypt; the work of extraordinary people failed by their state, writes Sam ...

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US, UK vow action after Uighur sexual violence report

The US and UK vowed action after a BBC investigation detailed testimonies of sexual violence against Uighur women in Chinese camps.

The Iraq Report: Feared IS leader killed in raid

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The Iraq Report: Feared IS leader killed in raid

The Islamic State's most powerful operative in Iraq has been killed by counter-terrorism and security forces, striking a serious blow to the ...

Bahey el-Din Hassan

We needed a cultural revolution, not another uprising

The long read: Bahey el-Din Hassan explores how elites, who were unable to rise to the task of mounting organised collective action, caused the ...

Lebanese security forces and protesters clash in Tripoli

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Lebanese security forces and protesters clash in Tripoli

Clashes broke out in the impoverished Lebanese city of Tripoli, the latest violence between security forces and protesters furious at the ...

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.

Explosion outside Israeli embassy heightens New Delhi nerves

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Explosion outside Israeli embassy heightens New Delhi nerves

A small bomb that exploded outside the Israeli embassy in New Delhi left the Indian capital on heightened alert.

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