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US Supreme Court takes up presidential Electoral College dispute

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 23:39
Court agrees to hear two cases involving electors who decided to go against popular vote in 2016 presidential election.
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US appeals court orders dismissal of youth climate change lawsuit

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 22:23
Court says plaintiffs, who were right to 19 years old, lacked the legal standing to sue the US.
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Iraq's security forces kill at least two protesters in Baghdad

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 21:07
Crackdown on anti-government demonstration kills two, injures dozens as security forces fire tear gas in Iraq's capital.
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Winter smog across Balkans prompts protests calling for change

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 20:05
Widespread reliance on coal and wood fires has a severe impact on air quality, but this year, more people across region seek government action.
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Ukraine President Zelenskyy rejects PM's resignation

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 19:34
Oleksiy Honcharuk had offered to quit after he was allegedly heard criticising leader's 'primitive' views on economy.
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Ukraine PM offers resignation after audio posted online

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 10:14
Audio files emerged in which Oleksiy Honcharuk reportedly criticised the president's understanding of the economy.
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Pakistan rescuers search for survivors as avalanche toll rises

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 09:30
Landslides and avalanches bury hundreds of homes in Himalayan region of Neelam Valley as 77 people die.
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Libya conflict: UN proposes ceasefire monitor

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 09:15
Haftar did not sign up to ceasefire deal in Moscow but agreed to comply with terms before talks in Berlin.
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Iran's Ali Khamenei delivers Friday prayer sermon in Tehran

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 08:27
Supreme leader's appearance comes at a tumultuous time after the accidental downing of a Ukrainian passenger jet.
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Japanese minister begins paternity leave after son's birth

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 08:22
Shinjiro Koizumi, son of an ex-prime minister, said he hopes to open debate on issue that remains sensitive in Japan.
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Several US troops were wounded in Iran missile attack in Iraq

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 07:34
The US says 11 troops treated for concussion symptoms after January 8 attack, despite first saying no one was harmed.
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Second person dies from mystery Wuhan virus in China: official

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 07:21
Authorities say a 69-year-old man from Wuhan died on Wednesday as Thailand reports second case of the virus.
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Pakistan says Facebook to help in drive against polio efforts

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 06:24
Pakistan says social media giant has agreed to remove anti-vaccine content as it fights to eradicate polio.
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Vietnam's battalions of 'cyber-armies' silencing online dissent

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 06:19
'Force 47', thought to be 10,000-strong, seen as government's online enforcers as new cybercrime law takes effect.
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Recipe for solidarity: How Indian protesters are being fed

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 05:19
Individuals and groups come forward to arrange for food and beverages as protests enter second month.
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Guatemala breaks off diplomatic relations with Venezuela

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 04:05
President Giammattei issues order two days after taking office as Caracas calls his administration as a 'bad joke'.
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China's Xi turns to Myanmar as he pushes for 'Belt and Road' plan

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 02:32
Xi expected to sign $1.3bn deal to build a port in Rakhine State on his first visit to the country as president.
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India: The Child Sex Highway

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 01:54
101 East investigates Indian villages where it is custom for parents to sell their young daughters for sex.
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US sends asylum seekers to Guatemala as new caravan heads north

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 00:26
More than 2,000 Honduran migrants and asylum seekers leave for US, despite expected obstacles on route and at borders.
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Guatemalan officials arrested for corruption after leaving office

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 23:23
The officials, including an ex-congresswoman and ex-mayor, lost immunity after a new administration was sworn in.
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