Leaving ‘Islamic State’
08 November 2022 | 3:30 pm
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Early on in the war on Ukraine, Russia passed laws making it illegal to criticise the invasion, the military or even to describe the war as such. Along with thousands of arrests for anti-war protests, several high-profile opposition activists face lengthy prison sentences for speaking out against the war. Russian artist Alexandra Skotchilenko is among them.
Communities across Nepal are worried about increasing cases of missing children — fearing children are being trafficked for labor and sexual exploitation both in Nepal and abroad.
Germany's child protection agency has criticized a shortage of hospital beds for youngsters hit by a severe respiratory virus. Lockdowns kept the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) at bay but it's now circulating widely.
The three-time Wimbledon champion has been speaking to German media for the first time since he left prison last week. In April, Becker was found guilty of concealing assets from his insolvency administrators.
As Syrian camps housing families of Islamic State fighters get more dangerous, there are calls to bring children out, even if the mothers don't want to go. The idea of separating families is a controversial one.
In Cameroon, tennis is seen as a sport for the wealthy. But former Cameroonian tennis titleholder Joseph Oyabog is challenging that, with his tennis academy for disadvantaged youths.
The beaches of Portugal, known worldwide in the surfing scene, are becoming increasingly popular surfing spots among people with a disability.
Humanitarian activists are back in a Greek court on Tuesday, accused of helping migrants cross the Aegean Sea.. Rights groups and EU lawmakers have called on Greece to stop criminalizing their lifesaving work.
Sixty-six women and children kidnapped by armed assailants in northern Burkina Faso last week have been freed, national broadcaster Radiodiffusion Television du Burkina (RTB) said on Friday
Under former US President Donald Trump thousands of migrant families were split up at the US-Mexico border. A special task force has been working to reunite children with their parents, but it's got a long way to go.
After Ornella lost several family members over the space of three years, relatives and neighbours in her east Congo village of Kabare began suspecting the 14-year-old of witchcraft. It is not uncommon in some African countries for frail children like Ornella, who suffers from a genetic form of anaemia, to be considered a bad omen and blamed for the mishaps that hit isolated and impoverished communities.
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Chinese Hui Muslim activists warn Beijing's campaign to "Sinicize Islam" is curtailing religious freedom across the country and redefining Islam.
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Doctors and private clinics in India are tricking vulnerable women into unnecessary hysterectomies, critics say.
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Researchers are trying to figure out why groups of orcas regularly damage boats in the Strait of Gibraltar — sometimes even sinking them. Many believe the behavior isn’t aggression, but teenage antics.
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Elena Kolbasnikova, a Ukrainian national who lives in the western German city of Cologne and has spoken out in support of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, argues that she has a right to freedom of speech.
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The Justice Department is investigating Trump's handling of classified documents after he left office. Around 100 documents marked classified were seized from his Florida residence.