Iraqi anti-government demonstrators react to Iran riots

Iraqi anti-government demonstrators react to Iran riots

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French PM Philippe "trying to divide trade unions"

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December snow flurries in Serbia haven't stopped Aleksandar Tanic from cultivating his flaming-hot crop: crinkly red chilli peppers considered to be the spiciest in the world. The former electrician started growing the peppers in southern Serbia o...
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Aung Saan Suu Kyi leaves ICJ after leading Myanmar's defence

Aung Saan Suu Kyi leaves ICJ after leading Myanmar's defence

Former democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi leaves the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague after the second day of trial, where she faced calls for Myanmar to "stop the genocide" of Rohingya Muslims as she personally led her country's def...
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Three years after being ousted from power, former Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh is still revered by a part of the population. This is despite the damning testimonies heard at the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission, the body responsib...
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Arrival of French Prime Minister to unveil pension reform details

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French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe arrives at the press conference where he is due to unveil the details of a pension reform plan workers fear will leave them poorer. Unions have vowed to resist until the plan is withdrawn.
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Blast near biggest US base in Afghanistan

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At least one person is killed and dozens are wounded as a bomb explodes close to the largest US military base in Afghanistan, damaging homes and a mosque near Bagram Airfield.
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Bougainville voters back independence by landslide

Bougainville voters back independence by landslide

Voters backing Bougainville's independence from Papua New Guinea have won a landslide referendum victory, according to results released Wednesday -- a major step toward the troubled isles becoming the world's newest nation.
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Suu Kyi says 'genocidal intent cannot be the only hypothesis' in Rohingya case

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Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi tells the UN's top court there was no proof of "genocidal intent" behind her country's military campaign against Rohingya Muslims.
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Aung San Suu Kyi arrives for second day of trial over Rohingya genocide case

Aung San Suu Kyi arrives for second day of trial over Rohingya genocide case

Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's former democracy icon arrives at the International Court of Justice in The Hague for the second day of a trial over the bloody military crackdown in which thousands of people were killed and around 740,000 Rohingya mino...
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French power couple in court to appeal tax fraud conviction

French power couple in court to appeal tax fraud conviction

French politician Isabelle Balkany arrives in court for the start of her and her husband's appeal trial for tax fraud. Her husband Patrick, the longtime mayor of Levallois-Perret and a veteran player in right-wing politics, is in prison for money ...
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Bougainville voters back independence by landslide

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Voters backing Bougainville's independence from Papua New Guinea have won a landslide referendum victory, according to results released Wednesday -- a major step toward the troubled isles becoming the world's newest nation. The chairman of the B...
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Australians join Sydney climate protest as bushfires rage

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Thousands of people rally outside Sydney Town Hall to demand urgent climate action from Australia's government, as bushfires continue to burn along the country's east coast.
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Police clash with demonstrators near Colombia's main university

Police clash with demonstrators near Colombia's main university

Colombian police fire tear gas at demonstrators in Bogota as they try to occupy the National University, stopping traffic and disrupting public transportation.
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Handke faces protests at Nobel Prize ceremony

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Hundreds of demonstrators gather in central Stockholm to protest the award of the Nobel literature prize to Peter Handke as the author collected his award in the Swedish capital. Handke faced protests and boycotts over his backing of Serbia during...
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Revered by Aztecs, Mexican hairless dog in style again in hipster era

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Mexico's prized xoloitzcuintle, hairless black dogs named by the Aztecs for the god of death, Xolotl, have become cool once again in the 21st century -- Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera had one and they are now the dog of choice for 20- and 30-somethi...
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France/strike: travellers struggle with daily commute to Paris

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Celebrations in Buenos Aires as Alberto Fernandez takes office

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Thousands of Argentines celebrate with a concert in Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires as center-left Alberto Fernandez takes office as Argentina's new president and Cristina Kirchner as vice-president. Argentines celebrate in the streets of Bu...
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Celebration in Buenos Aires as Fernandez takes office

Celebration in Buenos Aires as Fernandez takes office

Argentines celebrate in the streets of Buenos Aires as Alberto Fernandez takes office as Argentina's new president and Cristina Kirchner as vice-president.
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US, Mexico, Canada sign deal finalising USMCA trade pact

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The United States, Mexico and Canada sign a deal finalising their new trade agreement after more than two years of arduous negotiations and paving the way to ratification.
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Paris protest against pension reform ends as night falls

Paris protest against pension reform ends as night falls

As the sun sets on Paris, protesters opposed to Emmanuel Macron's pension reforms gather at the eastern Denfert-Rochereau square. Across France, hundreds of thousands of people demonstrate on the sixth day of a transport strike that has caused tra...
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Relatives in Chile wait for information on missing plane

Relatives in Chile wait for information on missing plane

Dozens of relatives wait at a military base in Chile's capital for information on a Chilean Air Force plane that went missing with 38 people aboard, after departing from the southern city of Punta Arenas en route to Chile's Antarctic base of Eduar...
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