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Slavery Routes: Slavery's New Frontiers
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Following abolition in Europe, the Industrial Revolution led to new forms exploitation for some 2.5 million slaves.
Germany a key obstacle to Brexit deal
September 19, 2018
People in German political and industrial circles tell Al Jazeera that the country does not regard the UK as a priority.

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France and Germany have called on China to close "re-education camps" in its restive far western region of Xinjiang where up to one million Uighurs and other Muslims are thought to be held for political indoctrination as pressure grows for UN action.
British PM May to reject EU's 'improved' Irish border offer: The Times
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British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to reject an improved offer from the European Union on how to solve the operation of the Irish border after Brexit, the Times newspaper reported on Wednesday.
Afghan Shi'ites brace for attacks ahead of Ashura celebration
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Afghan police and volunteer groups of armed civilians tightened controls across the capital Kabul on Wednesday ahead of Ashura, the holiest day of the Shi'ite Muslim calendar, following a series of attacks on Shi'ite targets by Islamic State militants.
Official calls for repeat vote in Russian Far East after fraud
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Russia's senior election official has recommended the results of a regional election in the country's Far East be annulled due to vote rigging and a new election held in an unusual call backed by the Kremlin.
India prescribes punishments in bid to stamp out instant Muslim divorce
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India on Wednesday prescribed arrests and jail terms for offenders in a campaign to stamp out instant Muslim divorce, or "triple talaq", as Prime Minister Narendra Modi looks to woo women voters of the South Asian nation's minority community.