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Nadia Murad, survivor of IS, lends voice to abused Yezidis - 10/05/2018

Cairo (dpa) - Nadia Murad, a member of Iraq's Yezidi religious minority, survived sexual slavery at the hands of the Islamic State extremist group that overran her hometown of Sinjar more than four...

Malta will not become migrant centre, prime minister says - 09/16/2018

Valletta - Malta will never become a "migrant centre" in the Mediterranean, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said Sunday.   Those in distress at sea would continue being rescued, but Malta will not...

Immigration dominates debate as Sweden votes in tight election - 09/09/2018

Stockholm -By Lennart Simonsson, – Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven and other party leaders joined voters across the country to cast their ballots on Sunday in a tightly contested general...

Former aide to Malaysian ex-PM Najib detained - 06/25/2018

Kuala Lumpur - A former aide to disgraced Malaysian ex-prime minister Najib Razak has been arrested in connection to the 1MDB corruption scandal, local media reported.   The unnamed 42-year-old...

Israeli intelligence helped stop Aussie terror plot to blow up plane - 02/22/2018

Sydney - Israeli military intelligence helped thwart a Sydney-based terror plot to use a home-made bomb to blow up an Etihad flight, an Australian government minister confirmed Thursday.   Four...

Russia condemns Ukrainian law on retaking separatist areas by force - 02/21/2018

Moscow - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday condemned Ukraine's law on retaking separatist areas by force as "utterly impermissible."   The law, "which permits and even...

Judge declines to clear conviction for pardoned ex-sheriff Arpaio - 10/20/2017

Washington - A US federal judge in Arizona on Thursday declined to clear a criminal contempt conviction for controversial former sheriff Joe Arpaio, who recently was pardoned by President Donald...

Rights report warns Trump-style populism threatens democracy - 01/13/2017

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES, Brian Knowlton- In an annual report that typically focuses on abuses in less-developed countries, Human Rights Watch on Thursday issued a sharply worded warning that the...

With US focused on vote, Russia takes advantage in Syria - 10/06/2016

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES, Ivan Couronne Dave Clark- With Barack Obama's presidency coming to a close and US policy for Syria at an impasse, Vladimir Putin's Russia has stepped up efforts to secure...

Covering Syria through hunger and fear - 09/27/2016

For Karam al-Masri, AFP's reporter, photographer and videojournalist in rebel-held Aleppo, the past five years have been a series of tragedies: detention by the regime, and then the Islamic State...
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