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The 22-year-old Iraqi immigrant held as the main suspect in a deadly stabbing that sparked xenophobic mob violence in Germany last month was freed on Tuesday over lack of evidence.

Regeni, a graduate Cambridge University student who researched trade unions in Egypt, was 28 when he disappeared in Cairo on 25 January, 2016.

UAE to grant VIP residency visas to wealthy expats

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UAE to grant VIP residency visas to wealthy expats

The UAE will finally grant visas to retired expats, but only the wealthy will be able to settle.

IS kills 20 Kurdish-led fighters in Syria

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IS kills 20 Kurdish-led fighters in Syria

The Syrian Democratic Forces launched a new offensive on Monday to close in on pockets held by IS in eastern Syria.

Kurdish fighters capture suspected Italian IS member

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Kurdish fighters capture suspected Italian IS member

Kurdish fighters said they have captured an Italian Islamic State militant.

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Turkey bans property rent, sales in foreign currency

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday ordered by decree that property agreements must be made in Turkish lira, in a new bid to prop up the beleaguered currency.

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South Sudan plane crash kills 20, including Anglican bishop

Overloading and bad weather appear to have contributed to the crash of a South Sudanese airliner, which saw the death toll rise to 20 on Monday.

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Tensions grow as Afghans held over German man's death

A far-right demonstration was held in a Germany city after similar anti-migrant tensions was witnessed in Chemnitz.

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Far-right tipped to win big in Sweden elections

Opinion polls suggest the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats (SD) could garner between 16 and 25 percent of the vote, making it one of the ...

The British are failing to integrate in Spain

Ruqaya Izzidien

The British are failing to integrate in Spain

Comment: Ruqaya Izzidien takes a satirical look at Brits who fail to integrate abroad.

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Thousands protest for and against migrants in German town

Some 8,000 opponents and supporters of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's immigration policy marched through the eastern city of Chemnitz after a ...

Germany jails man for Dresden mosque bombing

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Germany jails man for Dresden mosque bombing

Prosecutors accused Nino Koehler during the trial of harbouring racist and Islamophobic motives.

Egypt raises <em>foreigners</em>’ passes prices to Cairo, Luxor sites

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Egypt raises foreigners’ passes prices to Cairo, Luxor sites

Egypt has raised the price of passes that allow foreign tourists entry into archaeological sites and museums in Cairo and Luxor.

Morocco targets migrant smuggling 'mafia'

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Morocco targets migrant smuggling 'mafia'

A Moroccan government source said the kingdom has launched an operation against people-smuggling mafia.

Iraqi court clears German-Turkish woman of IS links

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Iraqi court clears German-Turkish woman of IS links

A judge at Baghdad's central criminal court found no evidence to link Qader to IS.

Ruqaya Izzidien

Immigrants don't need to integrate, you do

Comment: Integration - an already problematic concept that should be abandoned in favour of acceptance - is a myth, writes Ruqaya Izzidien.

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Syrian refugee 'hero swimmer' arrested by Greek authorities

Sara Mardini, 23, was arrested by Greek authorities along with other members of the ERCI for 'helping refugees enter Greece illegally'

Courtney Freer

What's behind the stalled Saudi Aramco IPO?

Comment: The IPO would have meant increased international scrutiny, and with other funding sources emerging, Saudi Arabia can afford to sidestep ...

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Migrants who tried entering Spain through Morocco sent back

Moroccan migrants who had tried to enter Spanish territory of Ceuta have been sent back by Madrid forces.

Turkish tourism makes a comeback after 2016 downturn

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Turkish tourism makes a comeback after 2016 downturn

Tourists have returned in droves to Turkey, helped this summer by the sharp fall in the value of the Turkish lira following economic uncertainty ...

Alessandra Bocchi

Foreign militants are taking over Libya's Fezzan region

Following the overthrow of Gaddafi, Libya's porous southern border has led to an influx of militants posing an increasing threat to the already ...

South-east Asian IS fighters: Where are they now?

Zam Yusa

South-east Asian IS fighters: Where are they now?

Analysis: Since the fall of IS' self-proclaimed caliphate, some fighters from south-east Asia have returned home, but many remain in the region, ...

Three Palestinians die on 'lawless' Israeli construction sites

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Three Palestinians die on 'lawless' Israeli construction sites

Four labourers, including three Palestinians, died on Monday in building site accidents in Israel, signalling an alarming 'lawlessness' in the ...

Ban Boris, not the burqa

Malia Bouattia

Ban Boris, not the burqa

Comment: Boris Johnson's use of racist tropes to increase his popularity is proving disturbingly successful, writes Malia Bouattia.

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