Terrorism

Egypt adds leading activist, politician to terror watch list

1 hour ago   |   ABC News

Egypt's official journal reports that an Egyptian court has placed nearly 30 people, including a leading pro-democracy activist and an Islamist politician, on a terrorism watch...
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‘I Forget About the World:' Afghan Youth Find Escape in a Video Game

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

The game's cultlike following in Afghanistan inhabits a real-life version of its violent virtual reality.
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U.K. Mulls Future of Its Judges in Hong Kong Over Security Law

7 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab is consulting with the U.K.'s most senior legal officer on the position of British judges in Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal, as he condemned...
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France had to officially deny it planned to track all Muslim children with ID tags after a fake news story went viral around the world

France had to officially deny it planned to track all Muslim children with ID tags after a fake news story went viral around the world

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The French government has moved to quash a viral fake news story that said it was assigning every Muslim child an ID tag. Late last week, President...
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AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine shows average efficiency of 70%

AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine shows average efficiency of 70%

10 hours ago   |   RT   |   5 articles

The coronavirus vaccine developed by the University of Oxford and drug maker AstraZeneca has shown an average efficiency of 70 percent, depending on dosage, the partners said...
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Where the Pomegranate Harvest Is Life, the Taliban Brought Ruin

21 hours ago   |   NY Times

An incursion that devastated a prized crop shows the loss and uncertainty that many Afghans endure.
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Islamist Violence Casts Shadow Over Burkina Faso Elections

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

Voting began in Burkina Faso, where President Roch Marc Christian Kabore has spent most of his five years in office fighting an Islamist insurgency that's forced a million...
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Al-Qaida Names New North Africa Leader, Reports Kidnap Death

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

Al-Qaida's North African branch said it has appointed a new leader after confirming the death of its former chief, who was killed in June by French forces, according to the...
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‘Suspiciously behaving' US citizen killed by security forces in Burkina Faso on eve of West African nation's election

‘Suspiciously behaving' US citizen killed by security forces in Burkina Faso on eve of West African nation's election

1 day ago   |   RT   |   3 articles

An American was killed by soldiers in Burkina Faso's capital, Ouagadougou, after apparently being struck by warning shots. The incident occurred a day before the African...
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US mulls Houthi ‘terror' label as groups say civilians to suffer

1 day ago   |   Al Jazeera

Aid groups, US legislators and experts say US plan to designate Yemeni rebel group will worsen dire humanitarian crisis.
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