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2019

20

Nov

Extreme right-wing group in Norway attacked the Quran

The extreme right-wing group ‘Stop the Islamisation of Norway’ (SION), attempted to burn the Quran during a protest in Norway’s Kristiansand, on Saturday. This action sparked anger amongst Muslims and raised questions about rising far-right sentiments in Norway. The Scandinavian nation is well known for its prosperity, beautiful nature and generally moderate politics. There are […]

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Country: Norway
Source: A haber , Trt World

20

Nov

New York City has more than 114,000 homeless students

More than 100,000 New York City students were homeless last school year, according to a survey from the education nonprofit Advocates for Children. The New York Daily News reports that the survey found that a little more than 114,000 students in city public and charter schools – one out of every 10 – lived in a shelter or doubled […]

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Country: United States
Source: AA , Asumag

20

Nov

‘Largest maternity scandal in NHS history’: Dozens of mothers and babies died on wards of hospital trust, leaked report reveals

Dozens of babies and three mothers died on the wards of a single hospital trust, in what is being described as the largest maternity scandal in the history of the NHS, The Independent can today reveal. Clinical malpractice was allowed to continue unchecked over a period of 40 years, with repeated failings by doctors, midwives and hospital bosses, […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: Trt Haber , Independent

20

Nov

More than 100,000 children in migration-related US detention: UN

More than 100,000 children are currently being held in migration-related detention in the United States, often in violation of international law, the UN said Monday. Lead author of the United Nations Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty, Manfred Nowak, said the figure refers to migrants children currently in custody who reached a US border […]

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Country: United States
Source: EN , AFP News

19

Nov

US eases view of Israel’s illegal W. Bank settlements

The U.S. on Monday reversed course on its position regarding Israeli settlements built in the occupied West Bank, breaking with over four decades of precedent in saying that they will no longer be viewed as illegal “per se.” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the move away from the State Department’s 1978 legal opinion which […]

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Country: United States
Source: BBC , AA

18

Nov

Over 5,700 hate crimes reported in 2018: Report

More than 5,700 hate crimes were reported last year in the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) region, a report said on Nov. 15. The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) published its 2018 hate crime data, reporting 5,735 incidents. “On the International Day for Tolerance, this is our contribution to […]

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Country: Poland
Source: AA , Daily News

18

Nov

Denmark pays 71 Syrians to leave country

71 Syrians have been paid since May 1st this year by the Danish state to leave the country and return home, figures from the Danish Refugee Council show. Each left the country with at least 140,000 kroner paid to them by the Danish state through an incentive scheme introduced under the previous government. None had […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: EN , The Local

18

Nov

Yellow vest anniversary protests lead to 254 arrests across France

The violence in Paris, where police battled rioters for hours around the southeastern Place d’Italie square, was the worst in the French capital in months. A total of 173 people were arrested in the city, Castaner told Europe 1 radio, revising upwards Saturday’s count of 147. Dozens more were arrested in smaller protests in cities […]

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Country: France
Source: Trt Haber , The Local

18

Nov

Baby dies in Greek refugee camp: Medical charity group

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) announced Saturday that a 9 month old baby died in the Moria refugee camp in Greece. “We have confirmed today by the local hospital in #Lesbos that a 9 month old baby has died some days ago from severe dehydration in #Moria camp #Greece,” MSF said on Twitter. The medical charity […]

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Country: Greece
Source: AA , AA

18

Nov

War crimes scandal: Army ‘covered up torture and child murder’ in the Middle East

An independent judge-led inquiry must be established to investigate the “chilling” allegations of abuse and cover ups by the British army, it was demanded today. Evidence implicating British soldiers in the murder of children and the torture of civilians was covered up by military commanders, according to leaked documents that had been kept secret by […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: BBC , The Times