'Incapable of being a partner': US cuts $160m aid to Afghanistan

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 18:08
Pompeo accuses Afghanistan's government of failing to fight corruption a week before presidential election.
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Ben Ali: Tunisia's ousted ex-president dies in exile aged 83

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 18:04
Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, who led the country for 23 years before he was ousted in 2011, was 83.
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US abortion laws: Maine expands access to abortion

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 18:02
Since 2011, there has been a surge in laws that restrict abortion access in many states, setting up a possible Supreme Court battle that could redefine abortion rights nationwide.
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Future of Afghanistan: Questions over peace talks with Taliban

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 17:57
Most believe that peace talks will eventually resume. The overriding factor however remains about how much the Taliban has changed and is it enough to ensure a lasting peace.
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Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif warns of 'all-out war'

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 17:48
In an interview, Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran 'won't blink' to defend itself but doesn't want war after oil attacks.
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Trump sues in New York to try to block tax return subpoena

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 17:44
Trump asks federal judge to stop tax returns from being sent to New York prosecutors.
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Trump rejects report of complaint about call with foreign leader

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 17:42
Washington Post reports that a Trump promise to a foreign leader prompted US official to file whistle-blower complaint.
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EU 'confident' of new Russia-Ukraine gas deal

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 17:22
The current agreement expires in January, and the race is on to consent to a new contract.
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Amazon boosts climate action amid staff pressure

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 17:16
The chief executive says Amazon will buy thousands of electric vehicles and become carbon neutral by 2040.
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Denisovans: Face of long-lost human relative unveiled

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 17:13
The reconstructions offer the first glimpse of what the Denisovan looked like.
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Saudi oil attacks: All the latest updates

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 16:53
UN chief Antonio Guterres says a team of experts has left for Saudi Arabia to investigate attacks on oil installations.
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Afghanistan war: Deadly Taliban attack 'destroys' hospital

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 15:52
The attack comes as reports emerge that an air strike killed some villagers in eastern Afghanistan.
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Huawei Mate 30 phones launch without Google apps

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 15:03
Handsets will offer Facebook's apps via Huawei's own store but are not pre-loaded with Google's.
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Afghanistan conflict: The young face of a brutal war

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 13:58
The BBC spent a month in one of Afghanistan's busiest hospitals in the southern city of Kandahar.
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The Kashmiris detained more than 700km away from home

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 07:18
More than 80 people from the region are being held at a jail in northern India.
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Huge explosion at Turkish chemical factory

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 02:59
A blast propelled a metal tank into the air during a fire at a facility in Istanbul.
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Justin Trudeau 'brownface': 'I should have known better'

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 02:51
The Canadian PM says he's "really sorry" for wearing skin-darkening make-up at a 2001 event.
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Five years with turbulent Turkey's 'militant people'

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 00:13
Turkey's recent history has been an extraordinary and violent drama, the BBC's Mark Lowen writes.
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Who will be Israel's next prime minister?

Al Jazeera - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 20:11
Both leaders are short of the parliamentary majority they need to form a government.
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Human chain rescues stranded dolphins

BBC News - World - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 20:04
Having been stranded in a canal in Florida for days, the 14-person strong wall encouraged the dolphins to sea.
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