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South African ex-leader Jacob Zuma faces court hearing amid unrest
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South African ex-leader Jacob Zuma faces court hearing amid unrest

South Africa’s top court on Monday began hearing a challenge by South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma against his 15-month prison…
Despite Trump’s ‘law and order’ rhetoric, protesters won’t back down
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Despite Trump’s ‘law and order’ rhetoric, protesters won’t back down

(Reuters) – Anti-racism protesters recognize the risk that comes with their calls for equal justice, knowing that for all their…
South Sudan’s road to peace marred by ‘unconscionable’ violence
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South Sudan’s road to peace marred by ‘unconscionable’ violence

The cattle rustlers were asleep, resting ahead of a raid, when automatic gunfire tore through their camp. Ambushed by rival…
Iraq’s PM-designate withdraws from post, prolonging deadlock
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Iraq’s PM-designate withdraws from post, prolonging deadlock

Baghdad (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister-designate announced his withdrawal from the post Sunday night after failing to secure parliamentary support…
Scars of violence haunt India’s capital after deadly riots
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Scars of violence haunt India’s capital after deadly riots

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s hard-line Hindu nationalists watched anti-government protests centered in Muslim communities for months in anger that…
Sporadic violence in Delhi as death toll hits 32
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Sporadic violence in Delhi as death toll hits 32

Sporadic violence hit parts of Delhi overnight as gangs roamed streets littered with the debris of days of sectarian riots…
In Trump’s India rally, Modi bets on bolstering his image
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In Trump’s India rally, Modi bets on bolstering his image

AHMEDABAD, India (AP) — A festive mood has enveloped Ahmedabad in India’s northwestern state of Gujarat ahead of Prime Minister…
Afghan refugees tell UN: ‘We need peace, land to go home’
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Afghan refugees tell UN: ‘We need peace, land to go home’

KABOBAYAN CAMP, Pakistan (AP) — Hukam Khan isn’t sure how old he is, but his beard is long and white,…
Lebanon weighs defaulting or paying Eurobond next month
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Lebanon weighs defaulting or paying Eurobond next month

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s finance minister said Thursday the country’s new government is weighing whether to pay or default on…
Lebanese Cabinet wins vote of confidence from Parliament
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Lebanese Cabinet wins vote of confidence from Parliament

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s new Cabinet won a vote of confidence from Parliament on Tuesday, paving the way for it…
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