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US, Taliban to sign peace deal in Doha on 29th

The US and the Taliban are set to sign a historic agreement that would pave the way to ending Ame­rica’s longest war, the bitter foes announced on Fri­day, hours after Kabul said a week-long partial truce across Afghanistan would kick off this weekend.

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Al Qaeda ally claims responsibility for Somalia blast that killed 90 people

slamist group al Shabaab on Monday claimed responsibility for a bomb blast in Mogadishu that killed at least 90 people over the weekend while Somalia said a foreign government that it did not identify helped plan the attack.

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Soccer star under fire for criticizing China’s Muslim detention camps, in echo of NBA feud

China’s approach to human rights and its relationship with global sports was once again in the spotlight this weekend after a soccer star criticized the country’s treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority.

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North Korea conducts ‘crucial test’ at missile facility

Pyongyang says it successfully completed another test ahead of a US envoy’s visit this weekend.

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Trump warns North Korea after ‘very important’ missile tests

President Donald Trump has warned Kim Jong-un not to void his special relationship with the US after North Korea carried out a “very important test” at its long-range rocket launch site on the weekend.

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Libya’s Haftar hopes to have normal relations with Israel

Libyan Renegade General Khalifa Haftar hopes to have normal relations with Israel if the Palestinian issue is resolved, Maariv reported at the weekend. This was confirmed by Haftar’s de facto foreign minister, Abdul Hadi Al-Howeej, in an interview with the Hebrew-language newspaper

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Tens of thousands evacuated from ‘red zone’ after Second World War bomb discovered in Turin

Turin evacuated thousands of citizens at the weekend as a bomb dating back to the Second World War was defused.

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Hong Kong part of China ‘no matter what happens’ in elections, says Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi

Hong Kong is a part of China “no matter what happens” in the community-level elections that were held in the semi-autonomous city at the weekend, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Monday (Nov 25).

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۱۱ killed in protests in Chile

Protests over the weekend left 11 people dead in Chile’s capital Santiago and the Metropolitan area, an official said on Monday.

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Violence and chaos spreads through Hong Kong as protests enter 16th week

There were more scenes of violence and destruction across Hong Kong over the weekend as protesters targeted subway stations and shopping malls in an apparent escalation as the city enters its sixteenth consecutive week of unrest.

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Trump cancels secret Camp David meeting with Taliban leaders

President Donald Trump said Saturday that Taliban leaders were to travel to the US for secret peace talks this weekend but that the meeting has been cancelled and he’s called off peace talks with the militant group entirely.

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Four police injured in clash with protesters ahead of G7

Protesters in France clashed with police Friday ahead of this weekend’s G7 summit, leaving four officers injured, Turkey’s Anadolu Agency reported.

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India orders students, tourists out of Kashmir for security

Thousands of Indian students and visitors were fleeing Indian-controlled Kashmir over the weekend after the government ordered tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine “to curtail their stay” in the disputed territory, citing security concerns.

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France bans protests at key tourist sites in Paris

French officials said on Tuesday that they would ban potentially violent protests in key areas like the Champs-Élysées in Paris, following a surge of violence during yellow vest demonstrations over the weekend that led to intense criticism of the government’s handling of security around tourist neighbourhoods and wealthier areas.

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A League of Their Own, as Only 3 Arab Leaders Attend Summit

The eyes of the world were nowhere near Beirut, where the kings and presidents of the Arab world had been ceremoniously summoned to a summit of the Arab League over the weekend and had, in all but two cases, ceremoniously declined.

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Beijing blames Canada for Huawei arrest and threatens ‘grave consequences for hurting feelings of Chinese people’

China has ratcheted up the pressure on Canada to release the detained executive of Huawei Technologies over the weekend by threatening “grave consequences” and accusing Canada of “hurting the feelings of the Chinese people”, escalating the case into one of the worst diplomatic rows between Beijing and Ottawa.

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