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Social media postings appear to show Dubai ruler’s daughter
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Social media postings appear to show Dubai ruler’s daughter

Two images of Sheikha Latifa, a daughter of the ruler of Dubai, have appeared on Instagram in recent days, three…
Opinion: The children of Gaza are crying out. Is there any response?
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Opinion: The children of Gaza are crying out. Is there any response?

US Vice President Kamala Harris’ assertion that the US will stand by Israel has left many observers, myself included, flabbergasted.…
EU-Turkey relations at ‘historic’ low point: European Parliament
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EU-Turkey relations at ‘historic’ low point: European Parliament

The European Parliament on Wednesday adopted a report urging the EU Commission to formally suspend accession negotiations with Turkey if Ankara does…
Qatar detains Kenyan guard who wrote on laborers’ struggles
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Qatar detains Kenyan guard who wrote on laborers’ struggles

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Kenyan who wrote compelling dispatches under a pseudonym about the challenges of living…
China uses coercive policies in Xinjiang to drive down Uyghur birth rates, think tank says
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China uses coercive policies in Xinjiang to drive down Uyghur birth rates, think tank says

Coercive policies in China’s far western region of Xinjiang have led to a sharp decline in birth rates for Uyghurs…
China condemns G7 statement censuring Beijing, supporting Taiwan
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China condemns G7 statement censuring Beijing, supporting Taiwan

China condemned on Thursday a joint statement by G7 foreign ministers that expressed support for Chinese-claimed Taiwan and cast Beijing…
EU-China investment deal put on ice over sanctions
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EU-China investment deal put on ice over sanctions

A diplomatic spat between the European Union and China has jeopardized a major investment agreement, officials said on Tuesday. EU Commission Vice President…
Jürgen Habermas turns down UAE award over human rights concerns
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Jürgen Habermas turns down UAE award over human rights concerns

Prominent German sociologist and philosopher Jürgen Habermas turned down a book award from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday over concerns about human…
Germany’s Merkel presses China for human rights dialogue
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Germany’s Merkel presses China for human rights dialogue

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed China’s prime minister Wednesday for broader discussions on human rights issues, telling…
Global rights group accuses Israel of apartheid, persecution
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Global rights group accuses Israel of apartheid, persecution

JERUSALEM (AP) — One of the world’s best-known human rights groups said Tuesday that Israel is guilty of the international…
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