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China admits locking up Uyghurs, defends crackdown as necessary

China has fiercely defended an escalating crackdown in the far western province of Xinjiang as necessary for security, claiming inmates of "re-education camps" are happier following their imprisonment.

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Syrian refugee who lives in a historic manor

Tamer fled Syria seven years ago, but now lives in a historic house in south-west London.

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South Korea Denies Refugee Status to Hundreds of Fleeing Yemenis

The arrival of the refugees from the war-torn country ignited a backlash in South Korea, fueling the country’s first anti-asylum movement.

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Naby Keita: Liverpool midfielder set for scan after injury

Liverpool's Naby Keita will have a scan when he returns to the Premier League club after being injured playing for Guinea.

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Immigrant Caravan Organizer Held After Trump Threatens Honduras

The organizer of a migrant caravan from Honduras was detained Tuesday in Guatemala after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to withdraw funding ...

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China Breaks Silence on Muslim Detention Camps, Calling Them ‘Humane’

A senior official defended the vast detention network in the Xinjiang region, calling it a “vocational education and training program.”

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Honduran Migrant Caravan Grows as it Moves Toward the US

The migrant caravan that started in San Pedro Sula in northern Honduras has grown as it crosses the country.  Some are walking. Some are in vehicles. But they all seem to have a common goal -- they want a better life.  Many of them want to seek ...

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China's paranoia and oppression in Xinjiang has a long history

China finally admitted this week what had been widely reported: that it is interning thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of people in "re-education camps" in the far-western region of Xinjiang.

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China legalizes Xinjiang 're-education camps'

Authorities in China's far-western Xinjiang region appear to have officially legalized so-called re-education camps for people accused of religious extremism a little more than a month after denying such centers exist.

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China Uighurs: Xinjiang legalises 'reeducation' camps

The move comes amid growing international concern over mass disappearances in western Xinjiang.

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US: China's Human Rights Abuses Increasing Under Xi

Protection of human rights in China has been on a "downward trajectory, by virtually every measure" since President Xi Jinping assumed power in 2012, ...

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Napoli's Amadou Diawara: It was always Guinea never Italy

Napoli midfielder Amadou Diawara says he always wanted to play internationally for Guinea and not for Italy.

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Immigrants Spur Farmers Market Revival in US

On a summer Saturday, the St. Paul Farmers Market buzzed with customers loading up on fresh fruits and vegetables or discussing the merits of buffalo meat. “It feels like a family here, like a big family with all the growers, and feels like a big family with all the customers. And you see people over years and years and years and years,” said ...

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Refugee Families Split Due to Stricter Screening to Enter US

Death threats drove Hadi Mohammed out of Iraq and to a small apartment in Nebraska, where he and his two young sons managed to settle as refugees. But the danger hasn't been enough to allow his wife to join them.   Mohammed, who worked as a security guard for the U.S. military in Baghdad, says he was initially told his wife would be reunited ...

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VOA Interview: Pantho Rahaman, Channel i TV

VOA's Greta Van Susteren interviews Pantho Rahaman, who traveled to the U.S. from Bangladesh to cover the United Nations General Assembly's high-level week. Pantho and Greta go in-depth on the impact of the Rohingya refugee crisis on Bangladesh, the ...

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Guinea call-up Napoli's uncapped Amadou Diawara

Guinea call-up uncapped Amadou Diawara of Italian club Napoli and Sweden-born goalkeeper Aly Keita to face Rwanda in Africa Cup of Nations ...

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French convict who used helicopter to break out of jail arrested

A notorious French convict who used a helicopter to break out of prison in July has been arrested north of Paris.

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Stranded for Months at Malaysia Airport, a Syrian Refugee Is Arrested

Since March, Hassan al-Kontar has been camped out in the terminal at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia.

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‘Better to Drown’: A Greek Refugee Camp’s Epidemic of Misery

Trauma, psychosis and suicide attempts have become common occurrences at Moria, a Greek island camp, where aid groups warn of a mental health crisis.

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Man missing following Micronesia plane disaster

Authorities in Micronesia are searching for a man who went missing after a Boeing 737 overshot the runway, plunging into a sea lagoon on Friday, according to Air Niugini, the Papua New Guinea airline who operated the flight.

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Astrid Holleeder: Why I betrayed my crime boss brother

The sister of the Netherlands' most notorious gangster risked her life by giving evidence against him.

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Steve Harvey calls Pusha-T a ‘broke ass boy’ and then proceeds to freestyle a rap about him on ‘Family Feud’

Seems like Steve Harvey might be harboring some resentment about rapper Pusha-T mocking his trademark suits during his notorious diss track The Story ...

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Mathias Pogba to play in French third tier for Tours

Guinea international Mathias Pogba continues his rehabilitation from serious injury by joining French third division side Tours.

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Port Moresby: The world's most dangerous city to be a woman?

Ben Zand travels to Papua New Guinea's capital to meet the women finally saying no to violence.

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Thousands Are Arrested in Ethiopia After Ethnic Violence

After the Ethiopian government was accused of failing to respond aggressively to ethnic violence, it arrested thousands of people and sent them to military camps.

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African Champions League: Al Ahly through to semi-finals

Record eight-time title holders Al Ahly of Egypt go through to the African Champions League semi-finals after a 4-0 win over Horoya of Guinea.

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Wildfire Breaks Out Near Crowded Refugee Camp on Greek Island

It was the latest challenge to the health and safety of thousands of refugees living in squalor on the island of Lesbos.

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