Kashmir unrest: Clashes at protest after Friday prayers

BBC News - World - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 19:51
Demonstrators throw stones at police, who respond with tear gas in the restive city of Srinagar.
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Tunisia arrests presidential candidate Nabil Karoui

Al Jazeera - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 19:45
Media mogul's own Nessma TV channel reports 56-year-old was arrested as he traveled to Tunis.
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No let-up in sight as Algeria's protest movement enters 7th month

Al Jazeera - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 19:34
Thousands rally in Algiers and other major cities to call for political overhaul and removal of ruling elite.
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Sri Lanka ends emergency rule imposed after Easter bombings

Al Jazeera - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 18:47
Government was accused of unjustly arresting Muslim citizens under the decree, which gave sweeping powers to detain.
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Hong Kong protests: City airport blocks future rallies

Al Jazeera - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 18:37
Court ruling came before protesters could storm streets again.
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Actually, American Muslims are at the centre of the resistance

Al Jazeera - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 18:36
Despite challenges inside and outside the community, Muslim Americans have stood up to Islamophobia and the far right.
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Jeffrey Epstein case: France launches rape inquiry

BBC News - World - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 18:35
The financier, who was facing sex charges in the US when he killed himself, had a home in Paris.
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India revokes Kashmir's special status: All the latest updates

Al Jazeera - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 18:34
Latest updates as India increases security in Srinagar ahead of calls for march to a UN office.
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Kashmir: Roads blocked, security tightened after call for march

Al Jazeera - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 18:25
Paramilitary troops deployed to guard against possible protests as New Delhi-imposed lockdown continues for 19th day.
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Ocean Viking: EU nations to take in migrants stuck near Malta

BBC News - World - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 18:13
Six EU countries are to host 356 African migrants, who were stranded at sea for two weeks.
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Amazon rainforest fires: Ten readers' questions answered

BBC News - World - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 18:11
You had many questions about the fires burning through the Amazon. Here are some of the answers.
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US marks eight years since Virginia's strong earthquake

Al Jazeera - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 17:53
The earthquake was felt as far away as in Canada, shaking buildings, delaying flights, and sending thousands of frightened workers into the streets.
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Syrians feel deserted as Turkey cracks down

Al Jazeera - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 17:40
Interior minister says 'nothing like deportations' are happening in Turkey as activists, rights groups document cases.
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US names Nigerians in massive fraud investigation

BBC News - World - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 17:37
Eighty people - most described as Nigerian citizens - are accused of stealing millions of dollars.
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Trump vows retaliation as China escalates trade war

BBC News - World - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 17:29
The president vows retaliation after China announces new tariffs on 5,000 products imported from the US.
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Amazon fires: Brazil threatened over EU trade deal

BBC News - World - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 17:19
Mr Macron says Brazil's leader lied to him as UK and German leaders voice concerns over the fires.
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Iran's Zarif: Nuclear talks with Macron were ‘productive’

Al Jazeera - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 17:15
Mohammad Javad Zarif says they could work with new French proposals, to save nuclear deal.
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Israeli teenage girl killed in West Bank bomb attack

BBC News - World - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 17:14
The girl had been hiking with her brother and father when an explosive device was detonated.
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Hong Kong's human chain protest against extradition bill

BBC News - World - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 17:13
Thousands of people held hands to form a human chain of peaceful protest against a suspended extradition bill.
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'Our house is burning': Macron urges G7 action on Amazon fires

Al Jazeera - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 16:48
French president's call for G7 action on record Amazon blazes prompts sharp rebuke from Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro.
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