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World court says it has jurisdiction, Myanmar genocide case continues

Court rules that case brought by Gambia can continue Each full hearing can take years Myanmar denies genocide THE HAGUE, July 22 (Reuters) – The World Court on Friday dismissed Myanmar’s objections to a genocide case over the treatment of the Muslim Rohingya minority, clearing the way for full hearing of the case. Myanmar, now …

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Militants attack Mali’s main military base, situation ‘under control’

KATI, Mali, July 22 (Reuters) – Suspected Islamist militants attacked the main military base where the Malian interim president lives outside the capital Bamako on Friday, but forces said they had repulsed the attack and had the situation under control. Militants linked to Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State have repeatedly attacked army bases across Mali …

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Exclusive: China tries to stop UN chief of rights from releasing Xinjiang report – document

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet attends a press conference at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Dec. 5, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Report on human rights in Xinjiang promised for months Chinese letter expressing ‘serious concern’ over report UN human rights chief to leave …

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France to cut nitrites in food after agency confirms cancer risk

Pieces of French baguette and sausage are seen at a bistrot in Paris, France, Nov. 16, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, July 12 (Reuters) – France said Tuesday it plans to cut the use of nitrites in food after the national health authority confirms they increase …

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India surpasses China as most populous country by 2023, says UN report

People shop in a crowded market amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Kolkata, India, Jan. 6, 2022. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW DELHI, July 11 (Reuters) – India will surpass China as the world’s most populous country by 2023, with more than 1.4 …

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Exclusive: Iran escalates enrichment with customizable machines at Fordow, IAEA reports

A number of Iran’s new-generation centrifuges are on display at Iran’s National Nuclear Energy Day in Tehran, Iran on April 10, 2021. Iran Presidium Office/WANA (West Asia News Agency)/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Move breaches 2015 deal as talks to revive it stalled Iran had taken a step …

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UN rights agency says findings suggest an Al Jazeera journalist was killed by Israeli forces

A photo of Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh, who was killed in an Israeli raid on Jenin, is displayed on May 11, 2022, at Al-Jazeera’s headquarters in Doha, Qatar. REUTERS/Imad Creidi Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) – Information reviewed by the UN human rights agency suggests …

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