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EU Ministers of Justice and Home Affairs Gather to Discuss Flow of Migrants, Refugees from Afghanistan

European Union justice and home affairs ministers are meeting Tuesday to discuss the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan and the flow of refugees and migrants it is expected to produce.

The meeting comes the day after the last U.S. forces flew out of Kabul's international airport, ending America's longest war.

Slovenian ambassador in Iran summoned over Janša’s statements

Ljubljana/Tehran – The Iranian Foreign Ministry has summoned Slovenia’s Ambassador to Iran Kristina Radej over Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Janša’s recent calls for an inquiry into a 1988 massacre in Iran at Free Iran World Summit. Tehran condemned Janša’s appearance at the summit and asked for an explanation from the Slovenian government.

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Turkey "on its feet" PHOTO

U.S. State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said Turkey's move was a step backwards for international efforts to end violence against women, Reuters reported.
Meanwhile, thousands of people took to the streets of Turkey's largest cities to protest Turkey's withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention.

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MPs unanimously adopt changes redefining sexual violence

Ljubljana – The National Assembly passed in a unanimous vote on Friday amendments to the penal code that redefine sexual consent in line with the concept that only yes means yes. MPs said during the debate that the credit should go to NGOs, which mobilised the public to create a genuine social movement.