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Published: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:43:02 +0200

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After Brexit vote, hate crimes are on the rise

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:21:00 +0200

Britain's Home Office reports that after the EU referendum in June 2016, hate crimes against Britons of ethnic or religious minorities rose by 29%.

Clinton accuses WikiLeaks of blunting impact of crude Trump tape

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:56:00 +0200

Hillary Clinton accused WikiLeaks of working with Russia to deflect attention away from an infamous tape of Trump bragging about groping women.

Thousands respond 'me too' to actress's Twitter prompt on sexual abuse

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:11:00 +0200

​Actress Alyssa Milano has sparked a massive outpouring with a simple Twitter request that women respond "me too" if they've been sexually assaulted

Pope to visit Myanmar as anti-Rohingya hatred seethes

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:18:00 +0200

The November visit comes as unprecedented numbers of Rohingya flee into neighbouring Bangladesh because of increasing communal violence.

Rival factions have reached a deal in Palestinian reconciliation

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:15:00 +0200

Rival Palestinian factions, Hamas and Fatah, have reached an agreement on aspects of their bid to end a decade-long split

Gaza Instagram stars want world to get the picture

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:08:00 +0200

The two women are among a small number who are showing followers a different side of their homeland.

Catalans’ freedom quandary

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200

Most people want independence from Spain but economically and constitutionally — it’s a problem

Spain takes step towards suspending Catalonia autonomy

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:30:00 +0200

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy activated article 155 of Spain's constitution allowing him to take over Catalonia.

India catches 11 smugglers with gold hidden in rectums

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 12:30:00 +0200

Customs officials acting on a tip-off detained a group of mules as their plane from Sri Lanka touched down in the southern city of Madurai.

13 women come forward in ever-widening Weinstein rape scandal

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 12:13:00 +0200

The women's allegations against the 65-year-old movie mogul were made in an bombshell expose published by the New Yorker on Tuesday.

Rohingya feel like prisoners in giant Bangladesh camp

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 09:13:00 +0200

In a small village on the border of Myanmar and Bangladesh, some 520 000 more Rohingya have made camp in the latest eruption of violence.

Cities change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 19:00:00 +0200

More than 50 cities and states across the US have renamed Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day.

Turkey's deescalation operation promises to be a smooth transition

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 16:17:00 +0200

Rebels have told 'Al Jazeera' that Turkey has indirectly sent a stark warning to any faction that resists the operation.

UK's misguided terror laws: Criminalising the innocent

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 09:53:00 +0200

Increasing jail sentences for viewing terror content does not counter terrorism; it terrorises the innocent.

May warns 'ball in EU's court' as Brexit talks resume

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 09:22:00 +0200

EU negotiator and British counterpart kick off the fifth round of divorce discussions before leaders meet to decide whether to move on to trade talks.

Hollywood mogul Weinstein fired after sex harassment claims

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 09:12:00 +0200

The New York Times published a bombshell report alleging that Weinstein preyed on young women hoping to break into the film industry.

Visa services are suspended between Turkey, United States in tit-for-tat fallout

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 09:01:00 +0200

The bans have come after a US consulate employee with links to a US-based Muslim leader, was arrested by the Turkish government.

Catalan leaders defy king over independence

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 12:40:00 +0200

Tension mounted in Spain on Wednesday after Catalonia's leader vowed that the region would declare independence within days.

Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend back in US, FBI to question her

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 08:09:00 +0200

In recent developments, the girlfriend of the Las Vegas shooter is being questioned by the FBI as a 'person of interest'

Vegas shooter's room: deadly rifles, cameras, possible note

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 07:36:00 +0200

Photographs leaked Tuesday from the hotel room of the Las Vegas shooter showed scope-mounted assault rifles and a floor covered with expended shells.