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Canada's Justin Trudeau cannot say how often he wore blackface

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 22:48
Canada's PM Justin Trudeau is dogged by revelations he wore blackface as he fights for a further term.
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Kidnap and torture on the US border

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 22:48
Families are being preyed on by Mexican cartels as they wait to cross the US border.
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Football Leaks: Suspected hacker charged in Portugal

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 22:40
Rui Pinto is accused of illegally publishing confidential files belonging to leading football clubs.
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Who are south Yemen's separatists?

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 21:29
The Southern Transitional Council, backed by United Arab Emirates, is leading the separatist cause in Aden.
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Farooq Abdullah's arrest leaves India with few allies in Kashmir

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 21:20
Arrest of veteran politician under the stringent Public Security Act shocks the region undergoing a crippling lockdown.
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Trump's asylum ban will worsen a crisis the US helped create

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 21:11
The Trump administration's near-total ban on asylum seekers at the southern border is illegal and immoral.
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Khalilzad testifies before US Congress in classified briefing

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 21:00
The US special Afghanistan envoy briefs House Foreign Affairs Committee about the failed US-Taliban talks.
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Trump denies promise that led to formal complaint from US spy

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 20:47
US media report that his comments to an unnamed foreign leader sparked a formal complaint.
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Saudi-led coalition intercepts explosive-filled boat 'by Houthis'

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 20:21
A spokesman for the coalition said vessel had been launched to carry out an 'act of aggression and terrorism'.
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US issues visas for Iran's Rouhani, Zarif to travel to UNGA

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 20:13
Zarif says Pompeo tried to 'dodge the US obligation to issue visas for UN delegates'.
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Russia blasted at UN for 'carpet bombing' Syria

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 20:03
Russia and China face backlash after vetoing UN resolution calling for a ceasefire in Syria's besieged Idlib province.
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Russia, China veto UN resolution calling for ceasefire in Syria

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 19:30
Russia's 13th veto came as draft didn't include exemption for military attacks against UN-blacklisted fighter groups.
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Renewed calls for Qatar to address treatment of migrant workers

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 19:22
Doha vows to 'comprehensively address' labour issues after report says hundreds of workers returned home 'penniless'.
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Can violence against women in South Africa be eradicated?

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 19:15
Is President Ramaphosa's plan to stop rising assaults on South African women enough?
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US and Canada lose 3bn birds in 50 years

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 19:06
Scientists conclude the major factor is habitat loss driven by human activity.
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FIFA boss Infantino calls on Iran to lift stadium ban on women

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 19:00
Gianni Infantino says he is expecting 'positive developments' at Iran's World Cup qualifying match in Tehran next month.
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Former Tunisian President Ben Ali dies in Saudi exile

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 18:45
Ben Ali fled Tunisia after citizens rose up against his oppressive rule in a revolution that inspired the Arab Spring.
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Khaseen Morris: Teen held for killing that bystanders filmed

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 18:45
Onlookers recorded the attack and posted clips to social media instead of intervening, police say.
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Tunisian autocrat Ben Ali dies in Saudi exile

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 18:40
Ben Ali fled Tunisia after citizens rose up against his oppressive rule in a revolution that inspired the Arab Spring.
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Somalia: About 5,000 Sufi fighters join army

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 18:08
For 10 years, Sufi fighters have fought al-Shabab and managed to retake the group's strongholds in the windswept plains of central Somalia.
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