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UK-Qatar relationship going 'from strength to strength'

Al Jazeera - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 15:25
British PM Johnson hosts emir of Qatar for talks on strengthening strategic relations.
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Fighting al-Shabab: US trains elite Somali forces

Al Jazeera - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 15:23
Somali government officials say this elite force is comprised of soldiers from almost all of Somalia's tribes and clans.
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In Pictures: Protests worldwide for action against climate change

Al Jazeera - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 15:17
Friday marked a day of rallies as people called for action against climate change before a UN Climate Action Summit.
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Kashmir under lockdown: All the latest updates

Al Jazeera - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 14:25
Latest updates as India abrogates Kashmir's special status and imposes a security lockdown which is in its second month.
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Indonesia's president delays vote on law banning extramarital sex

Al Jazeera - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 13:59
Under proposed law, people who have premarital or extramarital sex could face between six months and one year in jail.
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Supreme Court decision on UK Parliament suspension next week

Al Jazeera - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 13:45
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson should find out next week whether his decision to suspend parliament ahead of the October 31 Brexit deadline was legal.
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Jennifer Lopez stripper film Hustlers banned in Malaysia

BBC News - World - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 13:43
The country's film censorship board decrees that Hustlers is "not suitable for public screening".
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Qatari emir meets British PM Johnson in London

Al Jazeera - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 13:33
Talks between the leaders focus on strengthening relations between the two nations.
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Nomad Games Kyrgyzstan embraces nomadic history

Al Jazeera - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 13:22
Kyrgyzstan is trying to boost its image and revive lost traditions.
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Award for man who stopped a mega-dam and saved Borneo's rainforest

BBC News - World - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 04:45
Peter Kallang has been awarded a top environmental prize for a successful campaign to stop a mega-dam being built in Borneo.
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Australia gets ready for potentially catastrophic fire season

Al Jazeera - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 00:53
Australia has had to rethink firefighting strategies to protect people and property as another baking summer looms.
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Why would Iran raise the stakes by attacking Saudi Arabia?

BBC News - World - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 00:25
Iran's leaders may have hoped to persuade the US to lift its crippling sanctions, says Kasra Naji.
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Why Greeks question this role model's credentials

BBC News - World - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 00:15
Eleni Antoniadou has been feted for her scientific work but her rise is the focus of intense scrutiny.
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US expels two Cuban diplomats to the UN in New York

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 23:28
A State Department spokeswoman says the two engaged in "activities harmful to US national security".
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What is Area 51 and what goes on there?

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 23:26
The secret Nevada base, known as Area 51, is often the subject of alien conspiracy theories.
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Los Angeles: Why tens of thousands of people sleep rough

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 23:25
It is not only glitz and glamour in Los Angeles, which has a big homelessness problem. How has it happened?
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'Storm Area 51': Possible crowds worry Nevada desert towns

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 23:19
Residents prepare for influx of people near restricted US military site after online joke received millions of responses
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Mexico quake: Two years on, recovery slow but survivors hopeful

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 23:18
New gov't made changes to the handling of reconstruction funds, but survivors say more must be done to fully recover.
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Peter Magombeyi: Zimbabwe union leader found after 'abduction'

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 23:17
Doctors protested after Peter Magombeyi went missing, but he is reportedly alive and well.
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How damaging is blackface scandal to Trudeau?

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 22:50
The prime minister's racism mea culpa deals a heavy blow to his carefully cultivated political brand.
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