Saudi Authorities Say Man Arrested in France Has ‘Nothing to Do’ with Killing of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi authorities said on Dec. 7 that the man French police arrested in Paris has “nothing to do” with the 2018 murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Earlier in the day, French RTL radio reported that police took Khalid Aedh al-Otaibi, …

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US Embassy Warns of Racial Profiling Incidents in Japan

The US embassy has warned of “racial profiling incidents”  in Japan involving foreigners. “The U.S. Embassy has received reports of foreigners stopped and searched by Japanese police in suspected racial profiling incidents. Several were detained, questioned, and searched. U.S. citizens …

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Belgian Police Fire Tear Gas, Water Cannon Against Anti-Lockdown Protesters

Belgian police fired tear gas and water cannon on Dec. 5 to disperse a crowd of protesters demonstrating in Brussels against COVID-19 restrictions and vaccines. According to police, around 8,000 people marched through the Belgian capital towards the headquarters of …

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Italian Commission Says Egypt Responsible for Death of Giulio Regeni

The Italian Parliamentary Commission has blamed members of Egypt’s National Security for killing Italian student Giulio Regeni The Italian Parliamentary Commission report that was published after two years of investigations blamed the killing on members of Egypt’s National Security. “Responsibility …

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New Zealand to Deploy Police and Military to the Solomon Islands Amid Unrest

The New Zealand government announced on Wednesday it would send dozens of peacekeepers to the Solomon Islands after a request for help from the crisis-hit country, following a week of deadly riots. “We are deeply concerned by the recent civil …

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