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UN special rapporteur @AgnesCallamard  tells @BBCTimFranks  Jamal Khashoggi's murder was a state-sponsored killing and that the international community needs 'to stop excusing Saudi Arabia for its so-called idiosyncrasies' ? ?

Omar is on the brink of paralysis. Lebanon's economic free-fall and political deadlock leave him with desperately few options. @BBCTimFranks  spoke to Omar, his father and the local councillor, @chadinachabe , who is trying to raise funds for his operation.

"It's a hard job with high risks, given how contagious the coronavirus is"

"Why didn’t they cancel the flights that night?" Hamed Esmaeilion lost his wife and daughter in the #Iran  plane crash. One month on, he says everyone in the government is responsible for the shooting down of the plane, including President Rouhani. 📻

@DMiliband  of @theIRC  says "The density of population in the Idlib province is now greater than the density of population on the Gaza strip which historically has been seen as one of the most confined areas in the world.” #Syria 

"The trash has been taken out" - Rose McGowan on Weinstein verdict. The actor gives her reaction to the conviction of Harvey Weinstein on rape and sexual act charges.

Iranian academic @nargesbajoghli  says survivors of Iran-Iraq war chemical attacks don’t have access to the medicines they need because of US sanctions and now the care because Iran's medical community is overwhelmed by coronavirus

Dr Kamini Doobay, emergency medicine physician in New York: "Right now in both of our hospitals we are being asked to reuse our N95 mask for a week, sometimes more because we have to conserve these limited supplies." #coronavirus  #COVID19 

"Even before #COVID19  life was already very challenging for most people in #Gaza  where 62% of the population don't know where their next meal will come from .. there is a sense of solidarity but resources are diminishing" says @WhateverInGaza  of @Oxfam 

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Three days before he disappeared, we interviewed Jamal Khashoggi. Off air, we asked him about the possibility of returning to Saudi Arabia. We wouldn't normally release this conversation but we've decided to make an exception in light of the circumstances.

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Ben Reymenants was one of the expert foreign divers drafted in for the #ThailandCaveRescue . He describes a call to his wife, before re-entering the cave, that he thought might be his last. Listen to the full 8-minute interview here:

A Japanese magazine has apologised for ranking universities by how easily women will have sex at drinking parties. We speak to a young woman with serious concerns about Japanese attitudes towards sex and consent:

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The doctor who treated Omran Daqneesh in #Aleppo : he was "silent, in shock and didn't cry"

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"Scientists need to say the truth" - quits as head of Italy's National Health Institute. He tells us his government's opposition to mandatory vaccinations and ministers claiming migrants bring in disease led to his decision:

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. said Navy Seal raid in was "highly su #Yemencessful ". What did the survivors tell ? ?

[THREAD] Tensions in #Gaza  are rising again. After a covert Israeli operation killed seven Palestinians on Sunday, scores of rockets have been fired from the Palestinian territory into Israel.

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'Excellent news' Syrian antiquities chief welcomes recapture of Palmyra from IS

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