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18/10/2017
MENA, FRANCE
A French magazine has expressed regret after coming under fire for featuring a rock star who murdered his girlfriend on its cover amid a growing scandal over allegations of sexual violence against disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.
18/10/2017
Europe, MALTA
The son of murdered Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Joseph Muscat of being complicit in his mother's death as the shockwaves from a grisly car bomb killing reverberated across Europe.
18/10/2017
Asia-Pacific, BANGLADESH
Two Myanmar photographers who were detained while reporting on the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh were allowed to fly home on Tuesday, their lawyer said.
17/10/2017
MENA, IRAN
Iran's oldest social media network announced Monday it is shutting down after years of battling censors, saying they had allowed foreign sites such as Instagram to take over.
17/10/2017
Americas, UNITED STATES
Celebrities and everyday people flooded social media with personal accounts of sexual assault and harassment Monday, responding to calls to break the culture of silence around such abuse.
17/10/2017
Europe, RUSSIAN FEDERATION
A Russian court on Monday fined the popular Telegram messenger app for failing to provide the country's security services with encryption keys to read users' messaging data.
17/10/2017
Europe, MALTA
Daphne Caruana Galizia, a prominent Maltese journalist and blogger who made repeated and detailed corruption allegations against Prime Minister Joseph Muscat's inner circle, was killed by a car bomb on Monday.
17/10/2017
MENA, QATAR
With one vote, the Qatari candidate H E Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al Kawari would have allowed, for the first time, the accession of an Arab to the Directorate General of Unesco. Hamad Al Kawari had systematically caracoled at the top of each of the four rounds of voting that took place between 9 and 12 October.

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