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Protests, unrest mar Algeria's disputed presidential vote

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Algeria held a tense presidential election Thursday meant to bring stability after a year of turmoil, but voting was marred as protesters stormed polling stations and thousands rallied in the...

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Ebola cases sharply up in eastern DR Congo

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FILE PHOTO: A health worker fills a syringe with Ebola vaccine before injecting it to a patient, in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Baz Ratner/File PhotoTwenty cases...

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New Zealand military set for risky mission to retrieve bodies from volcano

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New Zealand's military will embark on a risky dawn mission to retrieve eight bodies from the still-active White Island volcano, officials said Thursday, as pressure from distraught victims'...

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Suu Kyi criticised for 'silence' over Myanmar genocide claims

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The Gambia condemned Aung San Suu Kyi's "silence" over the plight of Rohingya Muslims on Thursday after the Nobel Peace Prize laureate defended Myanmar against genocide charges at the UN's top...

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Indian police fire blanks in fresh citizenship bill demos

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Demonstrators shout slogans as police fire tear gas during a protest against the government’s Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in Guwahati on December 12, 2019. – Authorities deployed...

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Saudi Aramco hits crown prince's $2 trillion goal as shares soar

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Saudi Aramco soared on Thursday above the $2 trillion valuation target sought by the kingdom's de facto ruler as the energy giant's share price surged on its second day of trading. The valuation...

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Human remains found in search for Chilean plane: provincial leader

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Handout picture released by the Chilean Air Force showing a part of a fuel tank, allegedly from the Chilean Air Force C-130 Hercules cargo plane that went missing in the sea with 38 people...

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Coman's knee injury not as bad as feared say Bayern

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Bayern Munich’s French forward Kingsley Coman celebrates after scoring the first goal during the UEFA Champions League Group B football match between Bayern Munich and Tottenham FC on...

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Trump says Greta Thunberg should 'chill,' go to movies

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US President Donald Trump on Thursday slammed Time magazine's naming of Greta Thunberg as 2019 Person of the Year, saying the climate activist should "chill" and go see a movie. "So ridiculous....

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Three children dead, trapped in car in Mayotte: prosecutor

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Three four-year-olds were found dead in a broken-down car parked by the roadside on the Indian Ocean island of Mayotte, likely succumbing to dehydration in the scorching heat, the...

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Anthony Joshua thanks Nigerian envoy for inspiring him

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Joshua displays the letter of commendation from the CG after losing to Ruiz in June. Photo: Joi John World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul...

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Russian expulsion of German diplomats 'unjustified': Berlin

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This photo taken on August 23, 2019 shows forensic experts of the police securing evidences at the site of a crime scene in a park of Berlin’s Moabit district, where a man of Georgian...

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World's oldest artwork uncovered in Indonesian cave: study

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An Indonesian cave painting that depicts a prehistoric hunting scene could be the world’s oldest figurative artwork dating back nearly 44,000 years, a discovery that points to an advanced...

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Minimum Wage: NLC prepares for showdown with state governors December 31

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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it cannot guarantee industrial peace and harmony, if state governors refuse to conclude negotiations and payment of the National Minimum Wage by December...

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New Nissan boss vows to restore trust after Ghosn scandal: AFP interview

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Nissan Motor’s new president and CEO Makoto Uchida speaks during an interview with AFP at the company’s global headquarters in Yokohama on December 12, 2019. (Photo by Kazuhiro NOGI /...

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