8 things to know about Ramadan

8 things to know about Ramadan

Millions of Muslims around the world are observing the holy month of Ramadan. It’s a month of fasting, spiritual purification and prayer for Muslims. Here are eight facts you should know about it. #Ramadan #Muslims
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ICC approves probe into crimes against Rohingya Muslims

The International Criminal Court has approved an investigation into crimes against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. #Rohingya #ICC #Myanmar
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12 arrested in Italy over plot to bomb mosque

12 arrested in Italy over plot to bomb mosque

Italian police arrested twelve people for allegedly planning to blow up the Colle Val d'Elsa mosque, in Siena, central Italy. #Italy #italymosque #farright
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Key moments from the Trump-Erdogan press conference

Key moments from the Trump-Erdogan press conference

US President Trump and Turkish President Erdogan addressed the media after a much-anticipated meeting at the White House. Here are some key moments #Trump #Erdogan #Turkey
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Egyptian woman 'disappears' after criticising Sisi

Egyptian woman 'disappears' after criticising Sisi

An Egyptian woman has reportedly 'disappeared' after criticising President Abdel Fattah el Sisi, accusing him of corruption and failure, in a viral video. #Egypt #Sisi #Radwa
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Why is Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed facing protests?

Why is Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed facing protests?

Nobel Laureate Abiy Ahmed is facing a crisis as 'ethnic violence' plagues his country. However, is there a political dimension behind the violence? #AbiyAhmed #Ethiopia #NobelPrize
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Car bomb explosion kills seven in Afghan capital Kabul

Car bomb explosion kills seven in Afghan capital Kabul

An explosion rocked the Afghan capital of Kabul as early morning commuters were heading to work, killing at least seven civilians. #Afghanistan #Kabul #Taliban
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Bosco Ntaganda: Guilty of war crimes

Bosco Ntaganda: Guilty of war crimes

Bosco Ntaganda has been sentenced to 30 years in prison by the ICC for war crimes and crimes against humanity. Here is a look at who the Congolese militia commander is. #BoscoNtaganda #ICC #DRC
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Greek far-right group holds pork-and-alcohol barbecue outside migrant camp

Greek far-right group holds pork-and-alcohol barbecue outside migrant camp

A far-right group in the northern Greek village of Diavata held a pork-and-alcohol barbecue protest outside a camp full of Muslim asylum seekers. #Diavata #GreeceMigrants #GreeceRefugees #eyesondiscrimination
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Turkey breaks world tree-planting record

Turkey breaks world tree-planting record

Turkey has made 11/11 a National Tree Planting Day and broke the world record by planting 303,150 saplings within an hour in the central province of Corum. What started with a tweet quickly turned into a nationwide campaign, aiming for 11 million ...
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Assad's comments about Syria's election mocked by people online

Assad's comments about Syria's election mocked by people online

Syrian regime leader Bashar al Assad's comments about the 2021 election in his country were mocked by people on social media. #syria #election #2021
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It's been 100 days since a lockdown paralysed Kashmir

It's been 100 days since a lockdown paralysed Kashmir

It's now been 100 days since India's Hindu nationalist government, the BJP, unilaterally scrapped Kashmir's autonomy and imposed a crippling lockdown. #Kashmir #Kashmir100days #Article370
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Egyptian President Sisi's 'prison regime' responsible for Morsi's death - UN

Egyptian President Sisi's 'prison regime' responsible for Morsi's death - UN

A UN report revealed that the "prison regime" in Egypt may have "directly" led to the death of Egypt's first democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi. The report also states that the health and lives of thousands of more prisoners are at "s...
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Uber CEO calls Khashoggi murder a 'mistake'

Uber CEO calls Khashoggi murder a 'mistake'

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is under fire for calling the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi "a mistake" and comparing it to the death of a pedestrian struck by one of the company's autonomous vehicles. #Uber #Khashoggi #SaudiArabia
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Erdogan-Trump meeting agenda

Erdogan-Trump meeting agenda

What's likely to dominate US President Trump and Turkish President Erdogan's meeting in Washington DC? Here's a quick look.
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Who is Georges Abdallah?

Who is Georges Abdallah?

He is considered a revolutionary hero in the Middle East and a terrorist in many Western countries. Here's a look at Georges Abdallah, a Lebanese national who has spent more than 30 years imprisoned in France. #GeorgesAbdallah #Lebanon #Palestine
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Hong Kong spirals into violence as police shoot protester

Hong Kong spirals into violence as police shoot protester

Two people are in critical condition after a day of violence in Hong Kong. One protester was shot at close range, while a pro-Beijing supporter was set alight after arguing with anti-Beijing protesters. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemned the vi...
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Who is Georges Abdallah?

Who is Georges Abdallah?

He is considered a revolutionary hero in the Middle East and a terrorist in many Western countries. Here's a look at Georges Abdallah, a Lebanese national who has spent more than 30 years imprisoned in France. #GeorgesAbdallah #Lebanon #Palestine
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Palestinian shot in back says Israeli soldiers beat him for hours

Palestinian shot in back says Israeli soldiers beat him for hours

Karam Qawasmi, a young Palestinian man who was shot in the back by Israeli soldiers in an incident caught on video last year, said the footage only shows a small part of what they did to him that day. #Palestine #Israel #Palestinian
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My Toy Story

My Toy Story

Taner Gunes' goal in life is that every child in rural Turkey has a toy. Not only is it his goal, but his life mission and passion. Having been an orphan himself, Taner knows how a kind gesture can change the fate of a child. And what better way t...
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Meet 'the father of kittens' who feeds the animals at Al Aqsa Mosque

Meet 'the father of kittens' who feeds the animals at Al Aqsa Mosque

Ghassan Younis has been feeding animals at Al Aqsa Mosque for more than 20 years. Due to his love for cats, people in Jerusalem call him "Abu Hurayra", a name that originally belonged to one of Prophet Muhammad's companions who was known for his l...
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Protester struck by tear gas canister in face in Iraq

Protester struck by tear gas canister in face in Iraq

Video shows the moment a protester was hit by a tear gas canister in the face amid ongoing protests in Iraq. Security forces continue to use violence to disperse protesters. #IraqProtests #TearGas #Violence
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What happened in 1915 in eastern Anatolia?

What happened in 1915 in eastern Anatolia?

According to Turkey's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, around 3 million people, including Turks, Kurds and Armenians, were killed between 1915 and 1922 in eastern Anatolia. Turkey is accused of "ethnically cleansing" Armenians during these events, a c...
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It's too hot for autumn!

It's too hot for autumn!

It's November and the temperature in Istanbul is way above average. But that's not a surprise - during the summer of 2019 we saw 396 instances of record high temperatures across the globe. #climatechange #climatecrisis #globalwarming
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India gives the ownership of disputed holy site in Ayodhya to Hindus

India gives the ownership of disputed holy site in Ayodhya to Hindus

India's Supreme Court has given the ownership of the disputed holy site in Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh to Hindus. The case has been contested for decades by Hindus and Muslims. The site is where the 460-year-old Babri Mosque was demolished by Hindu m...
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