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FGM: 'It's like neutering animals' – the film that is changing Kurdistan

<i>A young girl is given a plastic bag of sweets and a bottle of lemonade after being genitally mutilated … the story of the 10-year fight against female genital mutilation by two film-makers has been made into a hour long documentary by the Guardian and BBC Arabic and will go out across the Arab</i> …

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Deadline: September 12 at 3pm ET | 8pm BST<p>It’s fall television time, and after a summer of reruns, the biggest US network TV shows are back with new episodes. But premiere season is also a time for new shows to try and make a name for themselves, and get picked up for a second season. Dozens of …

Edward Snowden case: US rebukes China

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/994000/994189_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534628368_789ca48e1ef1d3941d3c4700d0d0514e<p><b>The US says it is "disappointed" over China's failure to hand over fugitive intelligence analyst Edward Snowden.</b><p>After talks with senior Chinese …

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Saudi princess accused of enslaving maids in Calif. home

A Saudi Arabian princess is accused of “slavery” after a woman who was allegedly held against her will as a domestic servant escaped from a three-story building, flagged down a bus and alerted authorities in Irvine.<p>The victim, a 30-year-old maid from Kenya, and four other women from the …

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China needs to fix trade practices, according to White House<p>Video shows rhinoceros ramming car in safari park<p>Pakistan's new prime minister faces …

Not Your Average Asylum Seeker: Avoiding Extradition Snowden Style

Edward Snowden, the former technical contractor for the National Security Agency who caused quite a sensation by disclosing highly classified documents that reveal the existence and scope of the United States government’s system of monitoring Internet and telephone communications, is not your …

WikiLeaks’ Money Trail: How It’s Raising Money for Snowden & Assange

Caitlin Dickson and Eliza Shapiro report on how the organization is getting funding for Snowden and more.<p>It’s not cheap to maintain the lifestyles of …

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Pippa?

What are the Royals going to do about Miss Philippa Middleton?<p>Ever since the fateful day when she walked down the aisle behind her big sister, Kate, …

Snowden's Venezuela offer 'last chance' for political asylum – Russian official

Venezuela's offer of asylum could be NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's "last chance" to avoid extradition to the US, an influential member of the …

The NSA/GCHQ metadata reassurances are breathtakingly cynical

Over the past two weeks, I have lost count of the number of officials and government ministers who, when challenged about internet surveillance by …

Janet Folger Porter, Abortion Warrior, on Her Heartbeat Crusade

Janet Folger Porter, the woman driving the ‘heartbeat bill’ fight in Ohio, talks to Michelle Cottle.<p>Even the everlasting battle for America’s soul …

The U.S. Already Wants Venezuela to Send Snowden Home

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Edward Snowden is still living out a Tom Hanks movie in a Russian airport, but before Friday evening …

Venezuela, Nicaragua Talk Asylum for Edward Snowden, but Could He Get There?

Venezuela and Nicaragua reportedly are prepared to throw Edward Snowden a lifeline -- if he can get there.<p>The accused NSA leaker has been stuck in …

Russian opposition leader vows to destroy 'disgusting feudal system'

Russia's top opposition leader, Alexey Navalny, has vowed to destroy the "feudal system of power" lorded over by Vladimir Putin during powerful …

Evo Morales threatens to close US embassy in Bolivia as leaders weigh in

Bolivia's president, Evo Morales, has warned he might close the US embassy in his country, as South America's leftist leaders rallied to support him …

Bolivia 'could close' US embassy after plane incident

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World reaction to Egypt coup

Here is a round-up of how the world responded to Wednesday night's military takeover in Egypt.<p><b>UK:</b><p>William Hague: "It is the problem with a military intervention, of course, that it is a precedent for the future. If this can happen to one elected president, it can happen to another.<br>"That's why it is …

Iran: how 'Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's candidate' lost the election

Since the announcement of Hassan Rouhani's victory in the 14 June presidential election, pundits in Iran and the west have sought to answer the …

Ecuador embassy bug unlikely to be work of security services, say experts

Surveillance experts have described the bugging device that Ecuador says was hidden behind a plug socket in its London embassy as rudimentary and …

Guantánamo hunger strike: US to force-feed detainees during Ramadan

The US government has refused to stop force-feeding detainees on hunger strike at Guantánamo Bay during the holy month of Ramadan.<p>In court papers …