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Censorship and social media in Saudi Arabia

Tue, 2017-09-19 23:35
Saudi Arabia orders Snapchat to block Al Jazeera in latest move after Riyadh-led bloc imposed blockade on Qatar in June.
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Trump says Gulf crisis can be 'solved pretty quickly'

Tue, 2017-09-19 23:21
US president and Qatari emir discuss Gulf diplomatic crisis on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.
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Qatari emir condemns 'unjust blockade' at UNGA speech

Tue, 2017-09-19 20:42
Sheikh Tamim renews call for talks 'based on mutual respect for sovereignty' to end the Gulf diplomatic crisis.
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Major earthquake hits southern Mexico

Tue, 2017-09-19 20:11
Strong tremor felt in Mexico City as quake strikes Puebla state, forcing people to flee buildings.
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'Tensions to rise' after Trump's North Korea comments

Tue, 2017-09-19 19:42
Analysts say US president's fiery language against North Korea and its leader distances the prospect of negotiations.
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'Traitor': Rohingya refugees react to Suu Kyi's speech

Tue, 2017-09-19 19:06
On Bangladesh-Myanmar border, refugees respond with anger and skepticism to leader's first speech on Rohingya crisis.
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Forty million victims of modern slavery in 2016: report

Tue, 2017-09-19 16:59
Women and girls are disproportionately affected by modern slavery, 71 percent of the overall total, a study says.
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Trump threatens to 'destroy North Korea' if necessary

Tue, 2017-09-19 16:43
US president expresses hope military action will not be necessary to thwart risk of North Korean nuclear attack.
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UN's Antonio Guterres warns against North Korea war

Tue, 2017-09-19 16:37
World leaders should take threat of 'nuclear peril' seriously, says UN chief, discouraging 'fiery talk' on North Korea.
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Why were 39 Burundian refugees shot dead in the Congo?

Tue, 2017-09-19 15:00
There are various accounts of Friday's protest, in which a 10-year-old girl was among those killed. Here's what we know.
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US colleges under the spectre of sexual assault

Tue, 2017-09-19 14:30
Betsy DeVos' move to rescind Obama era Title IX guidelines raise concerns rape survivors will fall back into silence.
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Regional implications of the Kurdish independence vote

Tue, 2017-09-19 14:21
Iraqi Kurdistan's neighbours will not allow the upcoming referendum to trigger wholesale changes in the regional order.
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The very least the UK owes the Rohingya is protection

Tue, 2017-09-19 14:13
Blame for the ongoing ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya in Myanmar is very easily traceable to British Colonial times.
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Maria devastates Dominica, heads to Puerto Rico

Tue, 2017-09-19 14:05
The Caribbean has been hit by another Category 5 hurricane which now has other islands in its sights.
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Suu Kyi 'burying head in sand' over Rohingya crisis

Tue, 2017-09-19 11:45
Refugees reject Aung San Suu Kyi's claim that Rohingya are safe in Myanmar, as Amnesty accuses her of victim blaming.
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Chinese-Russian naval drills begin off North Korea

Tue, 2017-09-19 10:05
South Korea and the US also stage exercises in the Korean Peninsula, conducting a joint bombing drill.
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UK firms make huge profits on arm sales to Saudi Arabia

Tue, 2017-09-19 09:27
Arms sales to Riyadh exceed $8bn, while UK government receives just $40m of corporate tax, War Child report says.
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Amsterdam mayor steps down over lung cancer battle

Tue, 2017-09-19 09:07
Eberhard van der Laan's notice prompts outpouring of grief, as Dutch media declare popular politician a 'folk hero'.
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Palestinians decry church patriarch's role in land deal

Tue, 2017-09-19 08:55
Greek Orthodox Church plunged into renewed crisis as its leaders are accused of selling off land to Jewish settlers.
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Punching back: Greek gym trains for anti-fascist action

Tue, 2017-09-19 08:22
In a basement in Athens, antifascists are combining their love for Muay Thai with their opposition to racism and sexism.
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