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The riot comes ten days after a similar incident, sparked when prison officials discovered an escape tunnel dug into the prison walls.

Remziye Tosun was found guilty of treating wounded Kurdish militants from the outlawed PKK group during a 2015 Turkish army operation in the southeastern district of Sur

Huge fire breaks out at Beirut port

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Huge fire breaks out at Beirut port

The fire has caused panic among Beirut residents traumatised by last month's catastrophic explosion.

Deadly floods threaten ancient Sudan pyramids: official

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Deadly floods threaten ancient Sudan pyramids: official

The record flooding that has killed more than 100 people and made tens of thousands homeless now threatens Sudan's historic pyramids.

Greece's main migrant camp gutted by huge blaze

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Greece's main migrant camp gutted by huge blaze

Migrants in the camp have endured months of lockdowns as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, with access severely restricted.

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Sudan floods threaten ancient archaeological gem

Rising Nile floodwaters are threatening to swamp an ancient archaeological site in Sudan, after some of the highest ever recorded river levels, archaeologists said.

Khaled A. Beydoun

The standing monuments of American apartheid

Comment: America must choose whether to accept or resist Trump's vision that casts protesters, not violent police, as the country's evil ...

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Shia muslims mark Ashura in Iraq's Karbala despite virus

Small clusters of pilgrims gathered outside the main mosque, wearing the customary black mourning clothes along with less traditional masks and ...

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Beirut residents determined to save heritage lost to blast

Residents of Beirut are gathering in an effort to rebuild the city.

Satellite imagery reveals skyrocketing number of China's internment camps

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Satellite imagery reveals skyrocketing number of China's internment camps

Satellite images from Xinjiang show where hundreds of prisons have been constructed since 2018 to accommodate China's mass incarceration of ...

Sophia Akram

Asylum for Sale: The intersection of capitalism and migration

Book Club: Through essays, artwork, and photographs, this explosive new book documents the global asylum regime as an industry characterised by ...

Christchurch mosque gunman waives right to speak at sentencing

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Christchurch mosque gunman waives right to speak at sentencing

After sacking his lawyers last month, the New Zealand mosque gunman waived his right to speak at his sentencing hearing.

'End of the world': Countdown to Beirut's devastating blast

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'End of the world': Countdown to Beirut's devastating blast

More than 180 people were killed when an explosion rocked the Lebanese capital earlier this month, devastating much of the city and changing ...

The price of honour

Farrah Akbik

The price of honour

Comment: Arab women have been servicing their men for far too long. From acts of intimidation to fatal domestic violence, this abuse and ...

Yemen in Focus: Ceasefire can save at-risk heritage sites

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Ceasefire can save at-risk heritage sites

This week we focus on the risks of damage to Yemen's historical heritage sites after weeks of torrential rain.

Carmen Geha

Beirut: The feeling of being buried alive

Comment: Even before this disaster Lebanon's greedy and corrupt elite had made life unlivable, now they are burying us alive, writes Carmen Geha.

Alessandra Bajec

Brutal murder shines spotlight on Turkey's femicide epidemic

The killing of a 27-year-old student has sparked nationwide protests, but the government is considering rolling back legislation that protects ...

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Landmark 19th century palace destroyed in Beirut blast

The deadly 4th August Beirut blast has destroyed the historic Sursock Palace in Achrafieh, which was built in 1860 and survived political ...

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Cyprus police question Russian over Beirut explosion

Cypriot police questioned the Russian at the request of Lebanon over alleged links to the ammonium nitrate said to have caused a devastating ...

Macron visits Lebanon after deadly mega-blast

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Macron visits Lebanon after deadly mega-blast

Macron's visit was the first by a foreign head of state since Tuesday's unprecedented tragedy.

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Iraq to list hazardous materials after Beirut blast

An emergency committee says it will complete an inventory of all hazardous materials at ports and airports within 72 hours.

In Iraq's Kurdish capital, all's fair in love, <em>walls</em>

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In Iraq's Kurdish capital, all's fair in love, walls

"M + M = life," reads one slanted message in a dark corner.

Cyber conflict: Iran and Israel’s new frontier of war

Narjas Zatat

Cyber conflict: Iran and Israel’s new frontier of war

There has been no confirmation that explosions in Iranian facilities are the result of cyber-attacks, but it has got experts talking.

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