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22 June 2018

During the Islamic State group's rule in Mosul, radio stations were banned and replaced with broadcasts of jihadist propaganda. Today, young Iraqis are filling the city's airwaves. ...

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22 June 2018

During the Islamic State group's rule in Mosul, radio stations were banned and replaced with broadcasts of jihadist propaganda. Today, young Iraqis are filling the city's airwaves. ...

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21 June 2018

Venezuelan authorities on Wednesday revised to 18 the death toll following a stampede at a crowded Caracas club over the weekend. ...

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20 June 2018

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has taken advantage of failed attempts to mediate a deadly political crisis to increase levels of repression in the country, activists charged Wednesday. ...

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20 June 2018

Eritrea's president broke weeks of silence on Wednesday to respond positively to conciliatory overtures from bitter foe Ethiopia, raising hopes of a fresh start in the Horn of Africa. ...

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19 June 2018

Egyptian prosecutors on Tuesday ordered the detention of prominent activist Mohamed Adel for 15 days over allegations that he spread "false information and incited violence", his lawyer said. ...

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18 June 2018

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that Gaza is close to the brink of war and expressed shock over the number of Palestinians killed and wounded by Israeli live fire during protests, in a report obtained by AFP on Monday. ...

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18 June 2018

A Canadian judge on Monday sentenced a Somali national to 15 years in prison for his role in the 2008 kidnapping of a Canadian and an Australian journalist. ...

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18 June 2018

A notorious Italian mobster, Roberto Spada, was sentenced Monday to six years in jail for violently assaulting a journalist during an interview in 2017, the video of which immediately went viral. ...

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17 June 2018

Israeli ministers on Sunday backed a draft law carrying a jail term of up to 10 years for those who film or photograph soldiers with harmful intent, the justice ministry said. ...

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