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Bulgaria expels Russian diplomat amid probe of arms depot blasts
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Bulgaria expels Russian diplomat amid probe of arms depot blasts

Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry on Thursday told a Russian diplomat to leave the country amid investigations into a series of explosions at Bulgarian…
Coronavirus: UK adds India to travel ban list
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Coronavirus: UK adds India to travel ban list

The UK on Friday added India to its travel “red list.” India is struggling with a massive surge in COVID-19…
Algerian scholar handed 3-year jail term for “offending Islam”
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Algerian scholar handed 3-year jail term for “offending Islam”

Said Djabelkhir, an academic who analyses Sufi Islam and is widely followed for his social media posts, left an Algiers…
Turkish cryptocurrency platform founder vanishes, fraud suspected
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Turkish cryptocurrency platform founder vanishes, fraud suspected

Prosecutors in Istanbul on Thursday launched a probe into Turkish cryptocurrency exchange platform Thodex after its founder shut down its site and…
Doctors urge Alexei Navalny to end hunger strike now
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Doctors urge Alexei Navalny to end hunger strike now

Alexei Navalny’s medical team on Thursday urged him to “immediately” bring an end to his hunger strike as the jailed Kremlin…
China feminists face clampdown, closure of online accounts
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China feminists face clampdown, closure of online accounts

China’s feminist movement has been facing another wave of crackdowns, with dozens of social media accounts run by feminist activists abruptly shut…
US exit from Afghanistan: Leaving local staff at Taliban’s mercy
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US exit from Afghanistan: Leaving local staff at Taliban’s mercy

Sekandar (name changed), who lives in Kabul, started working in 2019 as an interpreter for US Special Forces at Bagram Airbase,…
India: 22 COVID patients killed after oxygen leak
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India: 22 COVID patients killed after oxygen leak

At least 22 coronavirus patients died on Wednesday in a hospital in western India after their oxygen supply was cut off because…
Loujain Al-Hathloul wins Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize
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Loujain Al-Hathloul wins Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on Monday awarded its human rights prize to Saudi Arabian activist Loujain…
Rockets strike Iraqi airbase hosting Americans
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Rockets strike Iraqi airbase hosting Americans

Several rockets hit an Iraqi airbase hosting US forces on Sunday, injuring two foreign contractors and three Iraqi soldiers, the military…
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