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AFGHAN PEACE DEAL IN QUESTION AS TALIBAN CARRIES OUT MORE ATTACKS ON FOREIGN NATIONALS

3rd Sep 2019 . by Andrew Richards

03 SEPTEMBER 2019 (SOURCE: REUTERS) – A Taliban vehicle bomb late on Monday close to a housing compound used by international organizations in the Afghan capital Kabul killed at least 16 people and wounded 119, officials said as emergency workers began cleanup operations. The blast, which shook buildings several kilometers away, came just as Zalmay…

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SAUDI ARABIA STRUGGLES TO HOLD YEMEN COALITION TOGETHER

2nd Sep 2019 . by Andrew Richards

02 SEPTEMBER 2019 (SOURCE: REUTERS) – Saudi Arabia is struggling to hold together a military coalition fighting Iran-aligned Houthis in Yemen after local allies turned on each other in a power struggle that has strained Riyadh’s alliance with its main regional partner, the United Arab Emirates. The UAE, the second power in the coalition, has…

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INDIA CITIZENSHIP REGISTER COULD SEE MILLIONS BECOME STATELESS

30th Aug 2019 . by Andrew Richards

30 AUGUST 2019 (SOURCE: REUTERS) –Tens of thousands of paramilitary personnel and police were deployed in India’s border state of Assam on Friday, the eve of the publication of a citizenship register that could leave millions of people stateless, many of them Muslims. For the last four years, residents of Assam have been scrambling to…

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THE SAFEST CITIES IN THE WORLD

29th Aug 2019 . by Andrew Richards

29 AUGUST 2019 (SOURCE: BLOOMBERG) -There’s a new surprise member of the world’s safest cities club. Washington D.C. has entered the top 10 in the Safe Cities index for the first time, while Hong Kong is a noticeable no-show after plummeting down the rankings. Tokyo took the No. 1 spot in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s…

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EXPLOSIONS HIT GAZA POLICE CHECKPOINTS

28th Aug 2019 . by Andrew Richards

28 AUGUST 2019 (SOURCE: REUTERS) -Explosions hit two police checkpoints in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, killing three officers and wounding several other Palestinians, the Hamas-run interior ministry said, declaring a state of emergency after the blasts. Such attacks on Hamas, which has the most powerful armed apparatus in the enclave, were rare. Interior ministry…

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ISRAELI DRONE STRIKES IN LEBANON ” EQUAL TO A DECLARATION OF WAR”

27th Aug 2019 . by Andrew Richards

27 AUGUST 2019 (SOURCE: AP) -Israeli drones bombed a Palestinian base in eastern Lebanon near the border with Syria early Monday, the Lebanese state-run National News Agency and a Palestinian official said, further raising tensions in the Middle East. The strike came a day after an alleged Israeli drone crashed in a stronghold of the…

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HONG KONG PROTEST SEES FIERCEST CLASHES YET

26th Aug 2019 . by Andrew Richards

26 AUGUST 2019 (SOURCE: REUTERS) – Hong Kong police said on Monday they arrested 36 people, the youngest aged 12, after violence during anti-government demonstrations escalated as protesters hurled Molotov cocktails at security forces who responded with water cannon and tear gas. Sunday’s protests saw some of the fiercest clashes yet between police and demonstrators…

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EU PILES PRESSURE ON BRAZIL OVER AMAZON FIRES

23rd Aug 2019 . by Andrew Richards

23 AUGUST 2019 (SOURCE: REUTERS) – The European Union piled pressure on Friday on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over fires raging in the Amazon basin, with Ireland and France saying they could block a trade deal with South America. Bolsonaro has rejected what he calls foreign interference in domestic affairs in Brazil, where vast tracts…

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SUDAN’S HAMDOK TAKES OFFICE AS NEW PRIME MINISTER

22nd Aug 2019 . by Andrew Richards

22 AUGUST 2019 (SOURCE: REUTERS) – Sudan’s new prime minister, Abdalla Hamdok, was sworn in on Wednesday as leader of a transitional government, and he vowed to make achieving peace and solving the country’s economic crisis a priority. The appointment of the renowned economist came as General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the outgoing head of the military…

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