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Boko Haram jihadists have killed two people in an attack on a village in northeast Nigeria near the town of Chibok, residents and a militia official told AFP Tuesday.Full Story
About 100 migrants including families with children camped overnight by a border crossing in Bosnia seeking to pass into Croatia, police said Tuesday.
"These people spent the night outside. They are under police surveillance next to the border crossing of Izacic" near the northwestern town of Bihac, a police spokeswoman told AFP.Full Story
The UN Human Rights Committee on Tuesday criticised France's so-called burqa ban, saying the law "violated" the rights of two women who were fined for wearing full-face veils in public.Full Story
The leader of Turkey's main nationalist faction on Tuesday announced he was pulling out of an electoral alliance with the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a dispute over a proposed amnesty law.Full Story
Social media platform Facebook has closed 68 pages and 43 accounts linked to a marketing group believed to be promoting the chances of Brazilian right-wing presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro.Full Story
The Palestinian security forces "systematically" abuse and torture prisoners in what could amount to crimes against humanity, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.Full Story
Syria's Kurds are holding hundreds of alleged foreign fighters from the Islamic State group, but say they will not try them and have urged their home countries to repatriate them.Full Story
Fifty-two people died in pre-trial detention in Madagascar last year as the country grapples with paralysis in its judicial system, rights group Amnesty International said on Tuesday.
It warned that 55 percent of the Indian Ocean island nation's prison population -- around 11,000 people -- were awaiting trial as of October 2017 despite many only facing allegations of minor crimes.Full Story
Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri threw his support behind Saudi Arabia Tuesday as it faces outrage over the murder of Saudi journalist and government critic Jamal Khashoggi at its Istanbul consulate.
Hariri stressed that "the measures taken by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia regarding the case of journalist Jamal Khashoggi... come within the framework that serves the path of justice and the disclosure of the whole truth,” said the statement.Full Story
The killing of a critic like Jamal Khashoggi is something that must "never happen again", Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Tuesday, as he pledged a full investigation into the journalist's death.Full Story