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Poverty and hopelessness beget violence in Tunisia's suburbs

Protests have swept towns and cities throughout Tunisia for a week, often turning to violence as demonstrators denounce what they say are broken promises from the government, which hasn’t been able to turn around an economy on the verge of bankruptcy

Uganda's Bobi Wine accuses president of staging vote 'coup'

Ugandan presidential challenger Bobi Wine has accused the country's longtime president of staging a “coup” in last week’s election and urged people to protest his loss through nonviolent means

6 die in collapse of abandoned mine in northeast India

Officials say six miners have died after being trapped in an abandoned coal mine that collapsed in India’s remote northeast

Group urges climate adaptation funding in pandemic recovery

An organization that promotes efforts to adapt the environment to cope with the effects of climate change is calling on governments and financers around the globe to include funding for adaptation projects in their COVID-19 recovery spending

UK police break up lockdown-flouting wedding with 400 guests

Police in London say they have broken up a wedding attended by 400 people despite a nationwide lockdown that bars households from mixing

Talks between Indian farmers, government reach stalemate

Talks between leaders of protesting farmers and the Indian government have ended abruptly in a stalemate, with the agriculture minister saying he has nothing more to offer than an 18-month suspension of contentious agricultural reform laws

In Russia, effort underway to curb upcoming Navalny protests

Authorities in Russia have taken elaborate measures to curb protests against the jailing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, planned by his supporters for Saturday

UN agency: Libyan navy intercepts over 80 EU-bound migrants

The U.N. migration agency says Libya’s coast guard intercepted more than 80 Europe-bound migrants in the Mediterranean Sea off the country's coast

Tens of thousands protest against Nepal's prime minister

Tens of thousands of people have protested in Nepal’s capital against the prime minister for dissolving Parliament and ordering new elections in an escalating feud within the governing party

Nissan commits to UK car plant after post-Brexit trade deal

Japanese carmaker Nissan confirmed Friday that it will maintain its operations in Britain in the wake of the post-Brexit trade deal between the country and the European Union

Russia welcomes US proposal to extend nuclear treaty

The Kremlin has welcomed U.S. President Joe Biden’s proposal to extend the last remaining nuclear arms control treaty between the two countries, which is set to expire in less than two weeks

Islamic State claims deadly and rare twin blasts in Baghdad

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a rare and deadly twin suicide bombing that rocked central Baghdad killing over 30 and wounding dozens

Central African Republic declares state of emergency

Central African Republic has declared a 15-day state of emergency throughout the country as a coalition of armed groups seeks to overthrow the newly re-elected President Faustin-Archange Touadera

Turkey seeks arrest of judges, prosecutors over coup ties

Turkish state media say authorities have issued arrest warrants for 44 judges and prosecutors suspected of links to the group Ankara blames for a 2016 coup attempt

Ultra-Orthodox attack Israeli police amid lockdown tensions

Ultra-Orthodox Jews have attacked an unmarked Israeli police vehicle overnight, pelting it with stones and smashing the windows while officers were inside
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