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Hundreds of Christian refugees sexually abused and beaten by Muslims in German camps

The latest figures are “the tip of the iceberg” according to Christian advocacy charity Open Doors. Some 743 Christians and 10 Yazidis were the victims of religious motivated attacks between February and September 2016, with some of victims aged five to 12 years old. Migrant centres in Germany must do more to protect Christians from the attacks with are said ...

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Merkel wants to beef up sanctions against Russia

Angela Merkel wants to get other European Union member countries to agree to step up sanctions against Russia because of its role in the war in Syria, a German newspaper cited sources close to the German chancellor as saying. The issue of sanctions is due to be discussed at an EU summit on Thursday and Friday. Both the EU and ...

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Japan Refuse To Allow In Muslim ‘REFUGEES’, Their Reasoning Why? … BRILLlANT!

Japan must improve the living standards of its own people before it can consider accepting Syrian refugees, the prime minister, Shinzo Abe said, as he announced $1.6bn in new assistance for Syrians and Iraqis caught up in conflicts in the Middle East. Abe’s consistent refusal to consider allowing even a modest number of refugees to relocate to Japan has prompted ...

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UN human rights watchdog orders Saudi Arabia to stop stoning children

The United Nations has called on Saudi Arabia to repeal laws that allow stoning, amputation, flogging and execution of children. Children over 15 years are tried as adults and can be executed, “after trials falling short of guarantees of due process and a fair trial”, according to the report by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child. The committee’s 18 ...

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Raped and Tortured by IS, Yazidi Women Recover in Germany

The Yazidi girl had been in the safety of a refugee camp in Iraq for two weeks when she imagined she heard the voices of Islamic State fighters outside her tent. Petrified by the thought of again facing rape and abuse at their hands, 17-year-old Yasmin vowed to make herself undesirable. So she doused herself in gasoline and lit a ...

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Philippine President threatens to leave UN following criticism

Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte insulted and threatened to leave the United Nations in response to criticism of his approach to drug crime since taking office. The pugnacious new leader made the comments in a speech Sunday in Davao City, the southern Filipino city where he served as mayor for over two decades. “Maybe we’ll just have to decide to separate ...

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Sweden Accepts Ecuador’s Offer to Hear Assange

Sweden recently made a formal request to interview Assange in Ecuador’s London embassy, a shift in policy that could mark an end to the stalemate. More than four years after Ecuador offered Swedish authorities the opportunity to interview Julian Assange in the nation’s London embassy, a deal appears to have been struck Wednesday after Ecuador’s Attorney General responded positively to ...

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Kim Jong-un bans all weddings, funerals and freedom of movement in North Korea

Weddings and funerals have been banned and Pyongyang is in lockdown as preparations for a once-in-a-generation party congress get underway in North Korea. The ruling Worker’s Party of Korea, headed by the country’s leader, Kim Jong-un, is due to stage the first gathering of its kind for 36 years on Friday. Free movement in and out of the capital has also been forbidden and ...

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Baghdad state of emergency declared after protesters storm parliament

A state of emergency has reportedly been declared in Baghdad after supporters of the Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr stormed the Green Zone and entered the parliament building. Hundreds of people gathered in protest at the failure of Iraqi MPs to convene for a vote to approve new ministers. The unrest comes after weeks of political turmoil in Baghdad over efforts ...

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Iran Calls on UN to Help With US Court Asset Award

In a letter to Secretary General Ban Ki­Moon on Thursday, Iran’s Foreign Minister Javid Zarif argues that the U.S. court decision will have “catastrophic implications” and “will cause systematic erosion” of the principal of state immunity. “I wish to call on Your Excellency to lend your good offices in order to induce the US Government to adhere to its international ...

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