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US-backed force gains ground on IS in Syria’s Raqa

June 7, 2017 0

US-backed fighters gained ground against the Islamic State group in the streets of Raqa on Wednesday, their command said, a day after breaking into the jihadist’s Syrian bastion. The Syrian Democratic Forces have spent months […]

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Support Turkey’s dismissed academics

June 6, 2017 0

BY INDEX ON CENSORSHIP In the wake of the July 2016 coup attempt in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan dismissed over 8,000 academics from state institutions following Emergency Decree 675. Literature professor Nuriye Gulmen and […]

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PPF condemned the demolition FM building in Nigeria

June 6, 2017 0

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria expressed concern over the demolition of Breeze FM building on May 22, 2017, in Nasarawa State of North Central Nigeria Umaru Tanko […]

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Turkey expels Syrians working for Danish NGO

June 2, 2017 0

Turkey has expelled four Syrians working for a Danish aid agency, a new move in a crackdown on international NGOs, IRIN can now report. Their destination: Khartoum, Sudan, 3,000 kilometres away. No aid agency has […]

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