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Abandoned refugees will eventually leave Greece, legally or illegally

19 April, 2017

A tale of two camps: Refugees in Greece face dramatically different experiences, depending on which camp they end up in, reports Katja Lihtenvalner.

Israel has detained one million Palestinians since its creation

17 April, 2017

As Palestinians mark Palestinian Prisoners Day, rights groups have said Israeli security forces have detained around one million Palestinians since the Jewish state was established in 1948.

The organisation ridding the world of chemical weapons

15 April, 2017

Explainer: The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) is in a difficult position, with its scientists and experts undertaking a dangerous mission in an ongoing war zone.

Thousands still missing as Lebanon marks civil war anniversary

13 April, 2017

Lebanon marks 42 years since civil war erupted in the country, but 17,000 civilians still remain missing or unaccounted for.

Two dead, two hurt in murder-suicide at US school

10 April, 2017

A gunman opened fire at an elementary school in the California city of San Bernardino on Monday, killing one woman and wounding two students before turning the gun on himself.

Regeni's parents urge Pope to raise case with Egypt

04 April, 2017

The parents of Giulio Regeni, who was tortured to death in Egypt last year, appealed to Pope Francis to raise their son's killing during his Cairo visit this month.

Hundreds of thousands in Yemen protest against Saudi-led intervention

26 March, 2017

Notable 'absence of Houthi slogans' reported as Yemenis protest the second anniversary of Saudi-led coalition's military campaign.

Rebel court sentences Yemen president to death

26 March, 2017

The court found President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi guilty of 'instigating attacks by Saudi Arabia' and 'undermining the independence and integrity of the Republic of Yemen.'

Rome urges delivery of slain student documents from Cairo

24 March, 2017

Italy's foreign minister has asked his Egyptian counterpart "in a clear and frank way" to send all documents relating to the torture and murder of Italian PhD candidate Giulio Regeni.

'Car ramming' foiled in Antwerp by Belgium police

23 March, 2017

Belgium police have foiled a car ramming incident in Antwerp, a day after a British man drove a car into crowds close to London's Westminster.

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