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Video exposes violence against female soldiers in Sri Lanka

 
A video showing women in uniform being beaten and harassed by Sri Lankan soldiers has been confirmed as authentic by the country's army. According to our local Observer, this is not an isolated incident. Read more...
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Tunisian football team pay homage to jihadist supporter

 
A video being shared by jihadists on social networks show a strange sight: members of a football team in Sousse, northern Tunisia, paying homage to one of their fans that was killed while waging jihad in Syria. Read more...
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Moroccans protest against new 'polluting' power plant

 
Hundreds of people staged a protest in Safi, on Morocco’s Atlantic coast, against the construction of a thermal power station in their city. Residents say the plant is one too many in a city already suffering from air pollution. Read more...
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Giant solar-panelled robot catching bad drivers in DR Congo

A giant robot has been sitting in the middle of the road in Lumumbashi, the Democratic Republic of Congo’s second largest city, since last week. It’s not a work of art – it’s an actual traffic controller. Read more...

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Chinese authorities crack down on petrochemical plant protesters

 
The Chinese authorities have clamped down on all information related to a protest movement against a petrochemical plant in Maoming, southern China. On Sunday, a march had led to clashes with the police. Read more...
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Saudis arrested for criticising King Abdullah on YouTube

 
Three men were arrested last week in Saudi Arabia for uploading videos in which they criticised the regime, addressing themselves directly to King Abdullah. Such actions are new in the kingdom, and are starting to create copycats. Read more...
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A Syrian village emptied as Christians flee fighting

Jihadist rebel factions launched an offensive against the village of Kassab on Saturday, leading Christian Armenian and Alawite residents to flee. Today, Kassab is empty. Most of its inhabitants have taken refuge in Latakia, a regime stronghold. Read more...

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Yemenis who fly abroad to avoid dying at home

 
It’s known as the “airplane of the sick” to Cairo airport employees. Flights between Yemen's Sanaa and the Egyptian capital are full of ill Yemenis forced abroad to find proper treatment. This phenomenon illustrates the awful state of health services in Yemen. Read more…
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