- Turkey convicts human rights activists on terror chargesA Turkish court sentenced four Amnesty International activists to between two and six years in prison on terrorism charges in a high-profile trial Friday, which the human rights group described as a "travesty of justice of spectacular proportions."
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- Turkey begins trial of 20 Saudis charged with the murder of Jamal KhashoggiThe trial of 20 Saudi nationals charged with the murder of Jamal Khashoggi opened in an Istanbul courtroom on Friday, and his fiancée hopes the case will offer new clues to the whereabouts of the dissident journalist's remains.
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- Hong Kong protest leader flees as government warns calls for ‘revolution’ are now illegalThe ramifications of a new security law imposed on Hong Kong by China are still unfolding, as authorities moved to outlaw a popular protest movement slogan and at least one prominent activist fled the city rather than face potential arrest.
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- Boy with prosthetic legs raised $1 million for the hospital that saved his life by walking 6 milesA 5-year-old boy with two prosthetic legs has raised more than £1 million ($1.2 million) for the hospital that saved his life when he was just weeks old, by walking a total of six miles over the past month.
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- Castle couple flushes 160 toilets each dayLaura Jamieson and Michael Smith fell in love while working in an 800-year-old castle. But they never expected to live at their place of employment.
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- This airport has no passengers, but it’s running out of spaceThe busiest airports in Spain? Madrid and Barcelona spring to mind and, under normal circumstances, they'd be the right answer.
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- This teen spent 10 hours cleaning up after protests. Here’s how his community thanked himWhen Antonio Gwynn Jr. saw the damage from protests in his hometown of Buffalo, New York, he grabbed a broom, bought some trash bags and started cleaning the streets by himself.
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