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Friday , December 3 2021


EU top court split on headscarf bans – ‘Unlawful direct discrimination’

LUXEMBOURG, July 13, (AFP): The EU’s top court faced a dilemma Wednesday after a top legal officer said it was discriminatory for a firm to …

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Egypt uses shocking tactics against dissidents: Amnesty – Muslim preachers ordered to deliver identical weekly sermons

CAIRO, July 13, (Agencies):A leading international rights group assailed Egyptian authorities on Wednesday, accusing them of abducting, torturing and using other shocking tactics as a …

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‘Malaysia, India trafficking ratings too high’ – Ban announces fund to fight violence against children

WASHINGTON, July 13, (Agencies): US lawmakers said on Tuesday they were concerned that Malaysia and India were rated too favorably in this year’s State Department …

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Tribunal rejects Beijing’s South China Sea claims – China has no historic title, breached Philippines’ rights: Tribunal

AMSTERDAM/BEIJING, July 12, (RTRS): An arbitration court ruled on Tuesday that China has no historic title over the waters of the South China Sea and …

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Singapore jails 4 Bangladeshis – Terrorist financing

SINGAPORE, July 12, (Agencies): Four Bangladeshi workers accused of planning to join the Islamic State group were jailed for between two and five years in …

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India court to speed up appeal in gang-rape case

NEW DELHI, July 12, (AFP): An appeal filed by four men sentenced to death for the fatal gang-rape of a student inside a moving bus …

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Posters raise eyebrows

Posters begging Pakistan’s powerful army chief to launch a coup appeared in major cities including the capital Islamabad overnight, raising eyebrows in a country that …

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Kuwait, Bahrain seek to bolster security relations

KUWAIT CITY, July 11, (KUNA): Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Acting Minister of Defense Sheikh Mohammad Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and visiting Bahraini …

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US ‘warning’ on Bangladesh

WASHINGTON, July 11, (RTRS): The US State Department on Monday warned Americans to consider carefully whether they need to travel to Bangladesh following a series …

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Philippines troops kill 40 Abu Sayyaf rebels

MANILA, July 11, (Agencies): Filipino troops have killed about 40 Abu Sayyaf rebels in offensives on southern islands over the past week, the military said …

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