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CAIRO — An international rights group says Muslim Sufi places of worship face increasing attacks in Libya. ...
Jailed pro-Kurdish party leader’s trial opens in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey — A trial against the imprisoned leader of Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition party on terror charges has opened in the Turkish capital. ...
Rights group: IS suspects face violations in Iraqi custody

BAGHDAD — Thousands of people suspected of having ties to the Islamic State group are facing widespread rights violations in Iraqi custody, Human Rights...
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CAIRO — Armed groups loyal to Libya's self-styled national army may have killed dozens of civilian men in a town some 50 kilometers (30...
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CAIRO — An international rights group says armed groups loyal to Libya's self-styled national army may have killed dozens of men in a town...
Rights group: Venezuela protesters tortured, abused by state

BOGOTA, Colombia — Venezuelan state security forces systematically abused opposition protesters detained during months of deadly political unrest earlier this year, Human Rights Watch...
Bangladesh court upholds death sentence for 139 for mutiny

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Bangladesh's High Court has upheld a verdict by a trial court sentencing 139 border guards to death for their actions in...
The Latest: Rights groups, Rohingya disappointed in pope

YANGON, Myanmar — The Latest on Pope Francis's trip to Myanmar and Bangladesh (all times local): ...
Vietnam sentences activist to 7 years in prison

HANOI, Vietnam — A court in central Vietnam on Monday sentenced an activist to seven years in prison for producing online videos and interviews...
Group calls for Indonesian forces to stop virginity tests

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia's military and police continue to perform abusive virginity tests on female recruits three years after the World Health Organization declared...

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