Hundreds of Iraqis take to streets to mark anti-govt protests anniversary

Issued on: 25/10/2020 – 14:53 Hundreds of protesters took to the streets on Sunday to mark one yr since mass anti-government demonstrations swept Baghdad and Iraq’s south, sparking calls to finish to rampant corruption. Protesters marched within the capital and a number of other southern cities together with Najaf, Nasiriyah and Basra to resume calls […]

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Seychelles opposition chief Ramkalawan wins presidency in landmark victory

Issued on: 25/10/2020 – 12:33Modified: 25/10/2020 – 12:34 The Seychelles presidential election has seen an upset, with the electoral fee on Sunday declaring longtime opposition contender Wavel Ramkalawan the winner over incumbent Danny Faure. The ruling social gathering has been knocked from energy for the primary time since 1977. Opposition chief Ramkalawan, a 59-year-old priest […]

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Chileans to vote on altering Pinochet-era structure

Issued on: 25/10/2020 – 11:34Modified: 25/10/2020 – 11:36 A yr to the day after multiple million individuals thronged downtown Santiago within the greatest march of Chile’s social rebellion, Chileans vote Sunday on whether or not to alter the nation’s dictatorship-era structure. Voters are anticipated to prove in numbers, spurred on by slogans that scream from […]

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Afghan forces kill prime al Qaeda militant needed by US

Issued on: 25/10/2020 – 09:46 Afghan forces have killed a prime al Qaeda militant needed by the US, as the federal government on Sunday accused the Taliban of nonetheless conserving shut ties with the Islamist militant group. Abu Muhsin al-Masri, an Egyptian nationwide believed to be the group’s number-two within the Indian subcontinent, was focused […]

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UN treaty banning nuclear weapons to take impact as 50th nation ratifies textual content

Issued on: 25/10/2020 – 08:46 A global treaty banning nuclear weapons has been ratified by a 50th nation, the UN mentioned Saturday, permitting the “historic” textual content to enter into pressure after 90 days. Whereas nuclear powers haven’t signed as much as the treaty, activists who’ve pushed for its enactment maintain out hope that it’ll […]

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‘There aren’t any phrases’: Kids killed in assault on bilingual Cameroon college

Issued on: 25/10/2020 – 07:53 Attackers armed with weapons and machetes killed at the very least eight kids Saturday in a raid on a college in southwestern Cameroon, the United Nations mentioned. No group claimed accountability for the assault on the bilingual college in Kumba, however the space has been caught up in violence between […]

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France recollects ambassador from Turkey after ‘unacceptable’ Erdogan feedback

Issued on: 24/10/2020 – 20:27Modified: 24/10/2020 – 20:29 France on Saturday stated it was recalling its envoy to Turkey for consultations after feedback by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan suggesting French counterpart Emmanuel Macron wanted a psychological well being check-up that Paris condemned as unacceptable. France and its NATO ally are at loggerheads over a […]

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Trump casts early poll in Florida a day after worst US Covid spike

Issued on: 24/10/2020 – 19:08 President Donald Trump solid his vote Saturday in Florida forward of one other punishing day with three marketing campaign rallies as he works to shut the hole with Joe Biden and pull off a 2016-style upset win on November 3. “I voted for a man named Trump,” he stated, flashing […]

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Actual Madrid beat Barca 3-1 in first ‘Clasico’ match with out followers

Issued on: 24/10/2020 – 18:52 Sergio Ramos scored the profitable purpose in Actual Madrid’s 3-1 win at Barcelona after a video overview awarded him a penalty within the Spanish league on Saturday. Ramos restored Madrid’s benefit within the 63rd from the spot after a brush with Barcelona’s Clement Lenglet within the space. After consulting the […]

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Trying again at France’s lengthy custom of caricature

Issued on: 24/10/2020 – 17:30 French historical past trainer Samuel Paty was murdered on 16 October after exhibiting two caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed in a category about freedom of expression. Lately, caricature in France has hit the headlines due to the irreverent cartoons of Charlie Hebdo and the 2015 terrorist assaults. However caricature has […]

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