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Denmark starts border checks at crossings to Sweden

Danish police have begun to carry out border checks at its crossings with Sweden after a series of shootings crimes and explosions around Copenhagen that Danes say were carried out by perpetrators from the next-door neighbor

Supreme Court Lets Sandy Hook Shooting Lawsuit Go Forward

The court's order allows a survivor and relatives of nine victims who died at the Newtown, Connecticut, school in 2012 to pursue their claims

Turkish Students, Lecturer on Trial for Pride March

Defendants face up to three years in prison if convicted of ‘unlawful assembly and protest’ and ‘refusing to disperse’ in a trial deemed ‘farcical’ by rights groups

2019 – A Deja Vu in Terms of Protests?

Observers say what we are seeing today has a lot in common with the spontaneous street alliances of disgruntled urban workers and left-behind rural folk back in 1848

UNHCR: Eastern DRC's Forcibly Displaced Victims of Human Rights Violations

Some 300,000 forcibly displaced are living in abject poverty, are unprotected, and subjected to extreme human rights violations on a daily basis: UN

Taiwan Seeks Return of 'Criminal Income' From Frigate Scandal

Taipei signed a $2.8 billion deal to buy six Lafayette-class frigates in 1991, a deal which strained French ties with China at the time and was later found tainted by up to $400 million in bribes

Russia Sentences Six Crimean Tatars For Links to Banned Group

All six had denied the charges, and rights groups denounced their case as politically motivated against Crimean Tatars

Egyptian sides drawn together in Confederation Cup

Egyptian sides Pyramids and Al Masry will face each other in the group stage of the Confederation Cup.

UN Urges Lebanon to Form Government of 'Competence'

Banks and schools were shut in a new wave of disruption as politicians struggled to agree on a new government to steer the country out of its worst economic crisis since the 1975-90 civil war

Islamic State suspect deported by Turkey 'stranded on border'

An alleged Islamic State militant is stuck after Turkey deported him and Greece refused him entry.