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Tesla ordered by German court to stop cutting down trees for Gigafactory

A German court on Sunday ordered Tesla Inc to stop clearing forest land near the capital Berlin to build its first European car and battery factory, a victory for local environmental activists.

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Lebanese protesters block roads against government inaction

Lebanese protesters blocked several roads around the capital of Beirut and in other areas of the country on Jan. 14 in renewed rallies against the ruling elite they say has failed to address the economy’s downward spiral.

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Libya’s renegade general declares ceasefire, ending nine-month attack on capital

Libya’s renegade Gen. Khalifa Haftar has declared a ceasefire, ending a nine-month campaign to seize the capital, Tripoli.

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IRGC Aerospace chief elaborates on Ukrainian plane mishap

Head of the Aerospace Division of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) referred to the unintentional downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane, which crashed near the capital Tehran earlier this week, saying that “we assume all responsibilities for the incident.”

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Several killed in car bomb attack near Somali parliament

At least four people were killed and 10 wounded when a car bomb exploded close to a checkpoint near Somalia’s parliament in the capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, police said.

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Saudi Arabia sentences Riyadh concert stabber to death – state TV

A Saudi Arabian court sentenced on Sunday a man accused of stabbing three performers at a live show in the capital Riyadh in November to death, state television said.

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India braces for more protests as anger grows against new religion-based citizenship law

Tensions remained high across India on Monday (Dec 16) after five days of protests against a contentious new religion-based citizenship law turned violent in the capital New Delhi, with police using tear gas to disperse crowds.

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Thai opposition leader says protest ‘just the beginning’

Thai opposition party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit told a protest on Saturday that it was “just the beginning” as thousands of people rallied in the capital Bangkok for the biggest protest since a 2014 coup.

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Typhoon Kammuri pounds Philippines, closes Manila airport

Typhoon Kammuri on Tuesday lashed the Philippines with fierce winds and heavy rain, as hundreds of thousands took refuge in shelters and the capital Manila shut down its international airport over safety concerns.

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Georgia police use water cannons on protesters in Tbilisi

Riot police used water cannons on anti-government protesters outside Georgia’s parliament building in the capital, Tbilisi.

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Syrian army fires on ‘hostile’ target in skies west of Damascus: state TV

The Syrian army fired on a “hostile target” in the town of Daraya, west of the capital, Damascus, Syrian state media said late on Tuesday.

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Clashes in Ecuador as indigenous march on Quito to protest fuel price hike

Hundreds of indigenous people and farmers clashed with Ecuador’s security forces Monday as they marched toward the capital, Quito, to protest soaring fuel prices.

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Dorian hits Canada’s Atlantic coast, knocks out power

Dorian slammed into Canada’s Atlantic coast on Saturday, knocking down trees, cutting power, and blowing over a large construction crane in downtown Halifax, the capital of the province of Nova Scotia.

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Syria Responded to Attack Over Damascus

Syria’s air defenses responded late Saturday to “hostile” targets over Damascus, shooting down all incoming missiles before they reached their targets, state media reported, while Israel said its air force struck several targets southeast of the capital.

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Shi’ite Protesters Clash With Nigeria Military, Police in Abuja

Nigerian troops and police clashed on Tuesday with Shi’ite Muslim protesters in the capital Abuja and gunfire could be heard, according to a Reuters witness.

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Haftar vows attacks on Turkish assets in Libya

Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar has threatened to attack Turkish interests and accused Ankara of backing his rivals after he suffered a major setback in his push to take the capital Tripoli.

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