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Maldives election: Early results show victory for president's party

Image copyright Reuters Image caption                  President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih's party is on course to win a landslide victory in the Maldives parliamentary election, early result show. The Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) is projected to win almost 60 seats in the 87-seat parliament, An MDP win would solidify the comeback of the country's former president and MDP leader Mohamed Nasheed, …

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Berlin protests: Thousands gather for march against rising prices

Image copyright EPA Image caption                  Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Berlin to protest against rising rent prices. Estimates say housing costs in the German capital have doubled over the past 10 years. Protesters are calling for local government to seize properties owned by private landlords. Some campaigners have already launched a petition calling for a …

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Israel's Netanyahu says he plans to attach settlements to the West Bank

FILE PHOTO: A general picture shows houses in the Israeli settlement of Maale Adumim, in the occupied West Bank on February 15, 2017. REUTERS / Ammar Awad / Filfoto JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that he would attach settlements to the occupied West Bank if he wins another term in the vote on Tuesday, …

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U.N calls for an end to fighting in Libya As the opposition army head against Tripoli: NPR

Avg. Khalifa Hafter is Libya's former top champion. He is now leading the Libyan National Army, which advances to the non-denied Tripoli government. Mohammed El-Sheikhy / AP hide caption change caption Mohammed El-Sheikhy / AP Avg. Khalifa Hafter is Libya's former top champion. He is now leading the Libyan National Army, which advances to the non-denied Tripoli government. Mohammed El-Sheikhy …

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Venezuelans take the streets when the power struggle continues | Venezuela News

Caracas, Venezuela – Supporters and opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro again pours into the streets of Caracas, the recent rival meetings held in the capital in the midst of a protracted political crisis and increasing anger over blackouts that have left millions without electricity and water. Juan Guaido, the self-proclaimed interim president and leader of the National Assembly, has …

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Libya: Air raids targets Haftar's progress near Tripoli News

Fighter jets have targeted forces led by Libya's General Director General Khalifa Haftar in an attempt to stop their military attack on the capital Tripoli threatening to further destabilize the country. When conflicts continued on the outskirts of Tripoli On Saturday, human rights groups warned of civilians who suffered possible abuse if the fighting escalated and joined a war of …

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Reported payments in Saudi's author's death give rise to questions

Meanwhile, the CIA has come to the conclusion that the Crown Prince – who had launched a worldwide charm struggle to publish his extensive economic and social reform program – ordered Khashoggi to kill. These findings have been rejected by the Kingdom officials. The absolute monarchy is a long-time American ally, but under President Donald Trump, King Salman and his …

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Sudan: Protest stage mass rally outside the Army headquarters

Media playback not supported on your device Media script Thousands of rallies in the capital Khartoum Thousands of protesters throughout Sudan have participated in what appears to be the largest series of meetings against President Omar al-Bashir since protests began in December. In Khartoum, protesters first reached the Army headquarters. The Presidential Association is nearby. The security forces used tear …

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Ecuador rejects WikiLeaks claims it plans to expel Julian Assange

Breaking News Emails Get urgent news alerts and special reports. April 6, 2019, 10:38 GMT By Linda Givetash LONDON – Ecuador has denied WikiLeaks claims that it is intended to expel Julian Assange from his embassy in London and reject what was called "a try to get the country's dignity ". Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has not left the …

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