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Algeria protests: the beginning of another Arab uprising?

A wave of demonstrations has swept across Algeria in recent weeks after the country’s ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced his decision to seek a fifth term in office.

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‘We knew we were flying’: dozens dead, missing in tornado-blasted Alabama community

Rescue crews using dogs and drones searched for victims amid splintered lumber and twisted metal Monday, local time, after the deadliest US tornado in nearly six years ripped through a rural Alabama community. At least 23 people were killed, some of them children.

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China says Taiwan opposition’s peace proposal must include push for ‘reunification’

Any proposals from self-ruled Taiwan for a peace deal with China must include a push for “reunification”, Beijing said on Wednesday, after the island’s main opposition party said it could sign one if it wins a presidential election next year.

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Maduro hits out at US over sanctions on Venezuelan state oil firm

icolas Maduro, Venezuela’s president, has hit out at the US after the Trump administration imposed sweeping sanctions on Venezuelan state-owned oil firm PDVSA.

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Canada’s prime minister fires ambassador to China in Huawei row

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fired Canada’s ambassador to China after the envoy said it would be “great” if the US dropped its extradition request for a Chinese tech executive arrested in Canada.

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Canada’s prime minister fires ambassador to China in Huawei row

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fired Canada’s ambassador to China after the envoy said it would be “great” if the US dropped its extradition request for a Chinese tech executive arrested in Canada.

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Hundreds protest demonstrator’s death in Sudan – witnesses

Hundreds of people protested in Sudan’s city of Omdurman on Monday, chanting “the people want the fall of the regime”, witnesses said, after the family of a man shot at an anti-government protest last week said he had died of his wounds.

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US ‘hopeful’ on deal to protect Kurds

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he is optimistic an agreement can be reached with Turkey to protect Kurdish fighters in Syria after the US leaves.

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Australia too slow in considering Saudi teen’s asylum bid, rights group says

Human Rights Watch Australia has criticised the government’s handling of a Saudi teenager’s bid for asylum, after the 18-year-old was granted safe haven in Canada.

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Mexico holds firm in fuel theft fight as shortages worsen

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday an army-assisted crackdown on fuel theft was “not in vain” despite shortages that spread to the capital after the government closed pipelines and refineries to choke the black market.

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Indonesia tsunami death toll rises to 280 as rescuers continue search for survivors

The death toll from a tsunami that hit the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra after the Anak Krakatau volcano erupted rose to at least 280 on Monday, officials said, as rescuers using heavy machinery and their bare hands searched for more victims.

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Italy rejects appeal for 300 migrants to dock

Italy again played hardball with a migrant rescue charity on Saturday after the country was implored to allow a ship carrying more than 300 rescued migrants to disembark.

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Defying US sanctions, India to pay for Iran’s oil via 5 UCO Bank accounts

India will deposit payments for crude oil imported from Iran into escrow accounts of five of their banks held with state-run UCO Bank Ltd. after the two nations agreed on a payment mechanism to overcome U.S

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Serbia warns of military intervention as Kosovo votes to create army

Serbia on Friday threatened a possible armed intervention in Kosovo after the Kosovo parliament on Friday overwhelmingly approved the formation of an army.

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The Smashed Face of This Statue Symbolizes the Fury of the Paris Protests

France’s worst riots in a decade have left destruction across Paris, with even national monuments facing the wrath of anti-government protesters known as gilet jaunes or yellow jackets after the high-visibility jackets they wear on demonstrations.

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Russian diplomat points at League of Nations’ sad end after calls to expel Russia from UN

The League of Nations fell apart and was unable to prevent the World War II after the Soviet Union was excluded from it, Russia’s first deputy UN envoy Dmitry Polyanskiy said in response to Ukraine’s call to expel Russia from the United Nations.

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