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2009 vs now: How Iran's New Protests Compare to the Past

0 Visits: 210 | Wednesday January 03, 2018 - 11:14:49
CAIRO — Nearly nine years ago, the upheaval was stunning. Massive crowds marched through the streets of Iran's capital and other cities demanding change in the first major unrest to shake the rule of hard-line Muslim clerics over the country since they came to power in 1979.

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Suspected Saudi-led Coalition Airstrikes in Yemen Kill 23

0 Visits: 281 | Monday January 01, 2018 - 20:47:50
SANAA, Yemen — Yemeni witnesses and security officials say Saudi-led coalition airstrikes have killed at least 23 people in the port city of Hodeida.

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Crash Between Truck and Bus in Kenya Kills At Least 36

0 Visits: 335 | Monday January 01, 2018 - 12:14:02
NAIROBI, Kenya — A police official says a collision between a truck and a bus in western Kenya has killed at least 36 people.

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Nigeria North State Says 5,247 Muslims Dead from Boko Haram

0 Visits: 243 | Monday January 01, 2018 - 12:08:21
YOLA, Nigeria — The Adamawa State chapter of Nigeria's Muslim Council says at least 5,247 Muslims have been killed in the past four years in the northern state because of Boko Haram.

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Fireworks, Crystal Ball Help Usher in 2018 Around the World

0 Visits: 86 | Monday January 01, 2018 - 11:47:27
WORLD — From spectacular fireworks in Hong Kong and Australia to a huge LED lightshow at the world's tallest building in Dubai, a look at how revelers around the world are ringing in 2018:

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Congo Security Forces Shoot Dead Two Men During Anti-government Demos: HRW

0 Visits: 265 | Sunday December 31, 2017 - 23:41:28
DAKAR — Congolese security forces shot dead two men in the capital Kinshasa on Sunday during protests against President Joseph Kabila's refusal to step down from office, Human Rights Watch said.

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Migrant Arrivals to Italy by Sea Fall by a Third in 2017

0 Visits: 216 | Sunday December 31, 2017 - 23:32:50
ROME — Migrant arrivals to Italy by sea fell by a third in 2017 compared to a year earlier, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday, as Libyan authorities helped to slow departures during the second half of the year.

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UN Secretary-general Sends Alert For The World on 1 January 2018

0 Visits: 275 | Sunday December 31, 2017 - 21:10:11
Message from United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres - An Alert For The World, 1 January 2018

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Liberia President-elect Calls for Foreign Investments

0 Visits: 190 | Sunday December 31, 2017 - 10:05:10
MONROVIA, Liberia — George Weah gave his first public address as Liberia's president-elect Saturday, telling potential investors that the nation is "open and ready for business" and calling on Liberians who live abroad to come home.

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Media Group: 81 Reporters Died Including Three in Somalia as Threats Soared in 2017

0 Visits: 337 | Sunday December 31, 2017 - 09:57:22
BRUSSELS — At least 81 reporters were killed doing their jobs this year, while violence and harassment against media staff has skyrocketed, the world's biggest journalists' organization says.

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