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At least 22 civilians killed in government air attacks in Syria

At least 22 civilians killed in government air attacks in Syria

Air attacks by Syrian and Russian military aircraft have killed at least eight people in the northern region of Idlib in the last two days, while 11 people were killed in different…

What are the 10 stages of genocide?

What are the 10 stages of genocide?

July 11 marks the 24th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, the worst atrocity on European soil since the Holocaust. In July 1995, Serb forces systematically killed more than 8,000 Bosniak Muslim men and…

China rebuked at UN over Uighur detention: Reuters

China rebuked at UN over Uighur detention: Reuters

More than 20 countries have called on China to halt its mass detention of ethnic minority Uighurs in the country’s Xinjiang region in the first such joint move on the issue at the United…

US wants military coalition to patrol waters off Iran, Yemen

US wants military coalition to patrol waters off Iran, Yemen

The United States says it is working to form a military coalition to protect commercial shipping off the coast of Iran and Yemen amid heightened tensions in the region following attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf. Under…

Missiles found on pro-Haftar base in Libya belonged to France

Missiles found on pro-Haftar base in Libya belonged to France

The French military said on Wednesday several Javelin missiles found in a rebel base in Libya were purchased by the French government from the United States but were defective and were…

UN rapporteur urges US action over Khashoggi report

UN rapporteur urges US action over Khashoggi report

by Ylenia Gostoli: UN special rapporteur Agnes Callamard and Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi, have warned that democratic values worldwide would be at risk should Saudi Arabia escape…

When doctors don’t help: ‘Medical negligence’ in Egypt’s prisons

When doctors don’t help: ‘Medical negligence’ in Egypt’s prisons

by Mia Swart & Zahraa Al-akhrass: When former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi died after collapsing in a defendant’s cage in a Cairo courtroom this June, the world’s attention turned to the…

Turkey rejects EU claims that drilling off Cyprus is illegitimate

Turkey rejects EU claims that drilling off Cyprus is illegitimate

Turkey’s foreign ministry says it rejects statements by Greek and European Union officials that Turkish drilling for gas and oil off the island of Cyprus is illegitimate. The ministry said…

Russia-Syria assault on Idlib leaves over 500 civilians dead

Russia-Syria assault on Idlib leaves over 500 civilians dead

At least 544 civilians have been killed and more than 2,000 people wounded since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel-held bastion in northwestern Syria began two-and-a-half months ago, according to rights…

Survivors of deadly air attack in Libya demand evacuation

Survivors of deadly air attack in Libya demand evacuation

by Sally Hayden: Survivors of the deadly air strikes on a migrant detention centre in Libya that killed at least 60 people have protested and asked for urgent evacuation. Since the attack on Tuesday…

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