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‘Dubai Ride’ cycle challenge sees cars make way for bikes

Even for 4am, Dubai’s 14-lane Sheikh Zayed Road was eerily quiet. The scene was reminiscent of how the highway looked…

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Mohsen Fakhrizadeh: Iran blames Israel for killing top scientist

Iran’s president has blamed Israel for the killing of a top nuclear scientist on Friday, and said it would not…

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Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis: PM declares assault on regional capital Mekelle

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says he is launching the “final phase” of the army’s operation in the northern region…

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Exclusive: Qatar Financial Centre files lawsuit against First Abu Dhabi Bank

The Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority QFCRA has commenced legal proceedings in New York to compel First Abu Dhabi Bank…

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France considers introducing new ‘ecocide’ offence in pollution crackdown

The French government is planning to crack down on behaviours against the environment by creating an “ecocide” offence. The plan…

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Ugandan presidential candidate Bobi Wine arrested again, sparking protests

Ugandan presidential opposition candidate Bobi Wine has been arrested for the second time this month, sparking violent protests in the…

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Politicians, activists call on Egypt to improve human rights

On Tuesday, corresponding to 17.11.2020,  Democracy Centre for Transparency hosted a webinar on Human Rights Situation in Egypt. The webinar…

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Over 21,000 People Killed since UN Global Ceasefire-Resolution

At least 21,347 people have been killed in conflict, including more than 5,800 civilian adults and c..

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COVID-19 could reverse gains made for African children, warns Save the Children

The COVID-19 pandemic threatens to reverse progress made for children in Africa by years or even dec..

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COVID-19 threatening global peace and security, UN chief warns

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres remarks to the Security Council on the COVID-19 ..

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