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Iranian security forces crack down on students in Mahsa Amini protest
- Iranian security forces cracked down on a student protest overnight at a top Tehran university amid the wave of women-led demonstrations sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini, rights groups said Monday. Kurdish Iranian Amini, 22, was pronounced dead on September 16, days after the notorious morality police detained her for allegedly breaching rules forcing women to wear hijab headscarves and modest clothes. Outrage ...

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Ukraine's Forces Push Forward on Two Fronts
- Current time in: IZIUM, Ukraine — The Ukrainian Army was on the move on Monday in two theaters, as Kyiv's forces chased retreating Russian troops outside the reclaimed city of Lyman in the east and Moscow-installed officials acknowledged losing ground in the southern region of Kherson. Buoyed by their recapture over the weekend of Lyman , a strategic rail hub and gateway to the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, ...

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Live: Ukraine forces enter Lyman, Zelensky vows to recapture other towns
- Ukraine said Saturday its forces had begun moving into the key eastern town of Lyman, located in one of the four Ukrainian regions that Russia 'annexed' on Friday following referendums internationally decried as illegal. President Volodymyr Zelensky pledged more areas would follow within the week. Follow FRANCE 24 for live updates. All times Paris time (GMT+2). Lukyantsy, a village which ...

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Siamak Namazi allowed to leave Iran prison for a week
- Iranian-American citizen, who was convicted of spying, released from detention amid reported talks between Iran and the US on prisoner releases. An Iranian-American imprisoned in Iran for nearly seven years on espionage-related charges has been allowed out of Tehran's Evin prison on a one-week furlough, his lawyer said. Siamak Namazi's temporary release on Saturday came as his father, former United Nations official ...

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Burkina Faso coup: Ousted military leader Damiba 'resigns'
- Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba offered his resignation in order to avoid confrontations with 'serious human and material consequences'.  Burkina Faso's overthrown military chief agreed to step down two days after army officers announced his deposition in the country's second coup in a year. Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba "offered his resignation in order to avoid confrontations with serious human and material ...

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9 NATO Countries Throw Support Behind Ukraine Membership
- Ukraine applied for fast-track membership into the military alliance just days earlier after Russia annexed four of its regions in violation of international law. Leaders of nine NATO countries in Europe released a joint statement on Sunday throwing their support behind a path to membership for Ukraine, which applied to join the military alliance just days earlier. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy applied on ...

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