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Belarus raids homes and offices of journalists, rights activists
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Belarus raids homes and offices of journalists, rights activists

KYIV, July 16 (Reuters) – Belarusian police searched offices and homes of independent journalists and human rights activists for the…
South Africa will deploy 25,000 troops to help quell unrest
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South Africa will deploy 25,000 troops to help quell unrest

South African authorities have announced that the country’s military is preparing to mobilize around 25,000 troops to help bring a…
Hundreds of Tigrayans detained in Ethiopian capital in recent weeks, witnesses say
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Hundreds of Tigrayans detained in Ethiopian capital in recent weeks, witnesses say

ADDIS ABABA/NAIROBI, July 15 (Reuters) – Ethiopian police have detained hundreds of ethnic Tigrayans in Addis Ababa since federal government…
Hong Kong’s last pro-democracy paper sells out final edition
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Hong Kong’s last pro-democracy paper sells out final edition

HONG KONG (AP) — The final edition of Hong Kong’s last remaining pro-democracy paper sold out in hours Thursday, as…
Oman protests see police fire tear gas in flashpoint city
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Oman protests see police fire tear gas in flashpoint city

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in Oman fired tear gas Wednesday at demonstrators in a flashpoint city amid…
Protesters again demonstrate in quiet Oman over poor economy
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Protesters again demonstrate in quiet Oman over poor economy

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dozens of protesters angry over firings and the poor economy of Oman marched through…
EXPLAINER: What’s behind the clashes in Jerusalem?
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EXPLAINER: What’s behind the clashes in Jerusalem?

JERUSALEM (AP) — For weeks now, Palestinian protesters and Israeli police have clashed on a daily basis in and around…
Israel plays for time on flashpoint Jerusalem evictions
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Israel plays for time on flashpoint Jerusalem evictions

Israel’s attorney-general secured a deferment on Sunday of a court hearing on planned evictions of Palestinians in Jerusalem, a session…
Beefed-up Israel police clash with Palestinians in Jerusalem
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Beefed-up Israel police clash with Palestinians in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Saturday clashed with Palestinian protesters outside Jerusalem’s Old City during the holiest night of…
Saudi and UAE condemn Israel over Palestinian clashes at Al-Aqsa
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Saudi and UAE condemn Israel over Palestinian clashes at Al-Aqsa

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Saturday condemned Israel’s plans to evict Palestinians from homes on land claimed…
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