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- Brexit: UK Parliament case wrapping up in Supreme CourtUK's top court to decide whether suspension of parliament weeks before Brexit date was lawful.
- Gantz party says no to Netanyahu-led unity governmentIsraeli PM says he is 'surprised' after Blue and White party leader says he should be PM in a broad unity government.
- Saudi oil attacks: All the latest updatesUN chief Antonio Guterres says a team of experts has left for Saudi Arabia to investigate attacks on oil installations.
- Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif warns of 'all-out war'Mohammad Javad Zarif told CNN Tehran doesn't want war but 'won't blink' to defend itself in event of Saudi or US attack.
- Afghanistan: Dozens killed as Kabul, Taliban step up attacksAt least 30 killed after Afghan forces backed by US accidentally bomb farmers while up to 20 killed in Taliban attack.
- Israel's Netanyahu calls on rival Gantz to form unity governmentPresident Reuven Rivlin, who is tasked with approving a cabinet, welcomed the call for a broad coalition of main rivals.
- Chocolate: A Taste of Independence in TogoHow a chocolate-making activist in the West African state of Togo is fighting back against foreign exploitation.
- Egyptian businessman calls on President el-Sisi to step downMohamed Ali has urged Egyptians to protest against President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Friday.
- Ethiopia rejects Egypt proposal on Nile dam operationThe two nations disagree over the annual flow of water that should be guaranteed to Egypt, among other issues.
- Mexico reopens investigation into disappearance of 43 studentsSuspected abduction and massacre in 2014 caused a crisis for the previous government.
- Malaysia, Indonesia shut thousands of schools as haze worsensClosures affect millions of students as toxic haze from forest fires send air quality plummeting in the region.
- China Central Television urges netizens to doxx Hong Kong protesters and reporters
- In a Pakistani town, Hindu-Muslim relations are tested after a Hindu temple is vandalised
- Popular Twitter thread highlights dozens of examples of Japan's ‘Bubble-era’ PoMo architectureEvery corner of Japan features examples of postmodern architecture.
- Why the Bahamas needs kindness right now
- Once hotbeds of political resistance, Czech secondhand bookstores are slowly disappearingThe few surviving "antikvariat" have turned into nostalgia museums.
- Cameroon on a path to ‘national dialogue’ as Anglophone crisis continues
- Five years after an HIV outbreak in a Cambodian commune, villagers feel forgotten
- Rediscovering the riches of St Petersburg's Muslim heritage
- Indian authorities approve uranium exploration in Nallamala Forest, sparking protests
- A day in the life of a bamboo shoot harvester in MyanmarMeet Ko Pho La, a bamboo shoot harvester living in Kyee Bin Village in Irrawaddy Region.
- A professor's self-immolation puts the spotlight on the fragile future of Russia's minority languagesMany people discussing Razin's death seem bewildered that anyone would use minority languages in daily life, let alone die for them—an attitude by no means limited to Russia.
- Members of parliament honor bicentenaryIn Australia and in California, United States, MPs have commemorated the historic anniversary.
- Worldwide spirit of bicentenary inspires communities throughout Europe
- Bicentenary website to reflect worldwide celebrationsLaunched today, a new website publishes glimpses of celebrations worldwide.
- Role of sacred space: A conversation on places of worship
- In Americas, spirit of oneness moves communities in anticipation of bicentenary
- Baha’i studies: Aiming to apply spiritual principles to humanity’s social progress
- In Africa, preparations energize and focus communities
- Preparations gain momentum worldwide for bicentenary
- The transformative power of prayer: How devotional gatherings are taking root in Uganda