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Germany and Netherlands join Norway in Qatar World Cup human rights message
Middle East

Germany and Netherlands join Norway in Qatar World Cup human rights message

With the tournament less than two years away, players are now joining human rights campaigners, fans and sections of the…
Qatar seeks to restore warm relations with Egypt: minister
Egypt

Qatar seeks to restore warm relations with Egypt: minister

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman said that his country seeks to restore relations with Egypt to their…
‘No restrictions’ on bikinis for beach volleyball in Doha
Middle East

‘No restrictions’ on bikinis for beach volleyball in Doha

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — There will be “no restrictions” against female beach volleyball players wearing bikinis during a tournament in…
Anti-China activists in Japan call for boycott of Beijing 2022 Games
World

Anti-China activists in Japan call for boycott of Beijing 2022 Games

TOKYO (Reuters) – A group of anti-China activists campaigning for human rights in Tibet and support for ethnic Uighurs called…
Saudi Arabia has suspended Turkish meat imports – Turkish union
Middle East

Saudi Arabia has suspended Turkish meat imports – Turkish union

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia formally suspended imports of meat, eggs and other products from Turkey earlier this month, the…
Pompeo expected to visit Israeli settlement in parting gift
Middle East

Pompeo expected to visit Israeli settlement in parting gift

ERUSALEM (AP) — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s expected tour of a West Bank winery this week will be…
As anger rises, thousands of Muslims protest French cartoons
Egypt

As anger rises, thousands of Muslims protest French cartoons

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Thousands of Muslims in Pakistan poured out of prayer services to join anti-France protests…
Iran summons French diplomat over Macron’s remarks
Middle East

Iran summons French diplomat over Macron’s remarks

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran summoned a French diplomat in protest at what it says is France’s support for the…
Turkish leader backs boycott of French goods over cartoon row
Middle East

Turkish leader backs boycott of French goods over cartoon row

PARIS/ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish leader Tayyip Erdogan asked his compatriots to stop buying French goods on Monday in the latest…
Pakistan’s PM takes aim at Macron; asks Facebook to ban Islamophobic content
Middle East

Pakistan’s PM takes aim at Macron; asks Facebook to ban Islamophobic content

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan called on Facebook to ban Islamophobic content on its platform, warning of…
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