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Women on flights from Qatar invasively examined: Australia

Female passengers on 10 planes flying out of Doha, Qatar, were forced to endure invasive physical examinations, Australia's foreign minister said on Wednesday, greatly...

Jailed Saudi women right’s activist on another hunger strike

Jailed Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has begun a new hunger strike in prison to demand regular contact with her family, her siblings...

Huge anti-France rally in Bangladesh as Macron backlash widens in the Muslim world

Tens of thousands of protesters marched through the Bangladesh capital on Tuesday in the biggest anti-France rally since President Emmanuel Macron defended cartoons depicting...

Marauding monkeys bring fear to historic Indian tourist haven

Thousands of monkeys are becoming a menace in the historic Indian city of Shimla, where sterilizations and illegal poisonings have failed to blunt their...

The Palestinian tycoon who sued Britain over 1917 declaration

Sitting in an antique armchair in the dappled light of his Renaissance-inspired West Bank mansion, Palestinian billionaire Munib al-Masri raised a subject that has...

Dutch PM sides with anti-Islam MP in spat with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Tuesday weighed in a growing spat between President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and a Dutch anti-Islam MP, whom the...

China warns US not to ‘bully’ Sri Lanka ahead of Pompeo visit

China warned the United States not to "coerce and bully" Sri Lanka as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived on a sensitive visit...

Attack on Afghan police base leaves dozens wounded

A car bomb attack on an Afghan police special forces base followed by an ongoing gun battle have killed three policemen and wounded dozens...

Asymptomatic virus sufferers lose antibodies sooner: study

Asymptomatic coronavirus sufferers appear to lose detectable antibodies sooner than people who have exhibited Covid-19 symptoms, according to one of the biggest studies of...

US announces $2.4bn sale of coastal defense systems to Taiwan

The United States on Monday said it had approved a $2.4 billion sale of 100 Harpoon coastal defense systems to Taiwan, defying Beijing's anger...

‘Do not mess with Turkey’: Turkish President Erdogan takes on France’s Macron

The relationship between French President Emmanuel Macron and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan has degenerated in recent months from diplomatic disagreements to annoyance...

US, India to sign intelligence accord

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo opened talks in India on Monday, kicking off a four-country Asia tour that he has said will focus...

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