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Sudan protesters chant ‘civilian rule’ as troops deploy

(AFP) – Hundreds of Sudanese took to the streets of the capital Sunday for a mass protest against the country’s ruling generals, amid international calls for restraint to prevent a new crackdown... Read more »
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US deploys F-22 stealth fighters in Gulf amid tension with Iran

In Qatar, the US has deployed F-22 stealth fighters and buildup its forces in the Gulf amid tension with Iran.  The US Air Forces Central Military Command in a statement said the... Read more »
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26 members of pro-government militia killed in Afghanistan

In Afghanistan, twenty-six members of a pro-government militia were killed and twelve others wounded in an attack by Taliban in Baghlan province on Saturday. The incident happened on the same day when... Read more »
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Soldier in Brazil´s G20 delegation arrested in Spain with cocaine

A soldier travelling with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro´s advance team for the G20 summit in Japan has been arrested in Spain after 39 kilogrammes (86 pounds) of cocaine were found in his... Read more »
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Rohingya group calls for ICC investigation into Myanmar’s crimes

The ICC said that it assigned a three-judge panel to hear prosecutor Fatou Bensouda’s request to open an investigation into the Rohingyas’ deportation from Myanmar. On the ICC move, Dr. Hla Kyaw,... Read more »
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Pair sentenced to three years in jail for insider trading

The judge of Southwark Crown Court on Thursday sentenced to prison for three years each ex UBS compliance officer Fabiana Abdel-Malek and her trader friend Walid Anis Choucair after a jury found... Read more »
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Saudi women’s rights activist Samar Badawi appears in court

Prominent women’s rights activists including Samar Badawi appeared in a Saudi court on Thursday over charges linked to their human rights activism. Badawi is the sister of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi who... Read more »
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Twin suicide attacks rock central Tunis

(Al Jazeera) – Two suicide blasts have rocked the Tunisian capital, killing at least one police officer and wounding several people. The first explosion on Thursday involved a suicide bomber who targeted... Read more »
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Photo of drowned migrants a failure to tackle desperation: UN

A photo of a man and his young daughter who drowned on the US-Mexico border symbolizes the failure to deal with their desperation, the UN refugee agency said on Wednesday. “UNHCR, the... Read more »

Erdogan says NATO countries shouldn’t sanction each other

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that NATO countries should not place sanctions against each other as the tensions with Washington mount over Ankara’s deal with Russia to buy S-400 missile... Read more »

Jailed daughter of late Uzbek leader returns $1.2 bn to state

(AFP) – The jailed daughter of Uzbekistan’s former leader has begged his successor to release her after claiming she gave more than $1.0 billion to the state, while an anti-fraud ruling in... Read more »
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2 killed, tens of thousands evacuated after explosion in south Kazakhstan

(Xinhua) — Two people were killed, 165 people injured and roughly 40,000 people were evacuated after an explosion rocked a military depot in Kazakhstan’s southern city of Arys, Turkestan region, the Ministry... Read more »