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Violence in eastern Colombia has left 130 dead this year, UN and Catholic Church say
World

Violence in eastern Colombia has left 130 dead this year, UN and Catholic Church say

(CNN) – Some 130 people have been killed and more than 3,000 have been forcibly displaced this year as violence…
Al-Azhar newspaper responds to Amr Adib’s episode about wife beating
Egypt

Al-Azhar newspaper responds to Amr Adib’s episode about wife beating

The editor in chief of the “Sawt Al-Azhar” newspaper Ahmed Al-Sawy responded to Amr Adib’s episode discussing domestic violence. The…
Syria’s intelligence apparatus on trial in Germany
Middle East

Syria’s intelligence apparatus on trial in Germany

After 108 days of proceedings, a German court in the western city of Koblenz is due to rule Thursday on…
Six policemen sentenced to 6 months in prison in France over violence against Egyptian man
Egypt

Six policemen sentenced to 6 months in prison in France over violence against Egyptian man

A policeman was handed a six-month suspended prison sentence by the Bobigny court in Paris. The policeman was found guilty…
Gambians vote in 1st post-Jammeh presidential election
World

Gambians vote in 1st post-Jammeh presidential election

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Lines of voters snaked around corners outside polling stations in Gambia’s capital Saturday as the nation…
Hundreds go missing in Burkina Faso amid extremist violence
World

Hundreds go missing in Burkina Faso amid extremist violence

FADA N’GOURMA, Burkina Faso (AP) — The last time Polenli Combary spoke to her son on the phone she prayed…
Syria violence worsening, not safe for refugee return, UN investigators say
Middle East

Syria violence worsening, not safe for refugee return, UN investigators say

GENEVA, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Syria is still unsafe for the return of refugees a decade after its conflict began,…
Worst Tripoli fighting in a year shows limits of Libya peace push
Middle East

Worst Tripoli fighting in a year shows limits of Libya peace push

TRIPOLI, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Fighting broke out in Tripoli early on Friday between rival armed forces, the heaviest clashes…
Afghan media brace for what’s next under Taliban rule
Middle East

Afghan media brace for what’s next under Taliban rule

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Afghanistan’s most popular private television network has voluntarily replaced its risque Turkish soap operas…
Fuel dispute triggers sectarian clash in Lebanon’s south
Middle East

Fuel dispute triggers sectarian clash in Lebanon’s south

BEIRUT, Aug 30 (Reuters) – A dispute over scarce fuel supplies ignited sectarian tensions between neighboring Shi’ite Muslim and Christian…
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