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Manhole covers are being stolen for their scrap metal value by people suffering the catastrophic economic downturn.

A decade-long conflict has adversely impacted on an already under-resourced education system under strain, and stolen the lives of a whole generation of children.

Algeria hands death penalty to jihadist in beheading trial

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Algeria hands death penalty to jihadist in beheading trial

A jihadist was sentenced to death for the 2014 kidnapping and beheading of French mountaineer Herve Gourdel in Algeria.

Senate acquits Trump of inciting Capitol riot

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Senate acquits Trump of inciting Capitol riot

The US Senate acquitted former President Donald Trump on charges of incitement of insurrection, ending his second impeachment trial.

Emirati preacher called out for 'stealing' Saudi researcher's tweet

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Emirati preacher called out for 'stealing' Saudi researcher's tweet

It is not the first time the controversial preacher has been accused of stealing other people's work.

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Trump returns to spotlight in trial

The house impeachment managers have continued to present their case against former president Donald Trump, who they accuse of inciting a violent mob.

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Anti-Trump Republicans plan to form 'breakaway third party'

The plans appear to be a political knee-jerk reaction from former GOP officials worried about the party’s disregard for the rule of law under ...

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Trump incited insurrection and 'revelled' in violence: Democrats

The chief Democratic impeachment prosecutor said former US President Donald Trump incited insurrection and "revelled" in violence by supporters ...

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Trump's journey from election defeat to second impeachment

Former US president Donald Trump has doggedly denied he lost the November election, and faces a second impeachment trial next week on charges he ...

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Moscow court orders Kremlin foe Navalny to prison

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, the most prominent critic of President Vladimir Putin, has been sentenced to more than two and a half ...

We needed a cultural revolution, not another uprising

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We needed a cultural revolution, not another uprising

The long read: Bahey el-Din Hassan explores how elites, who were unable to rise to the task of mounting organised collective action, caused the ...

Biden orders masks, travel clampdown in war on Covid

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Biden orders masks, travel clampdown in war on Covid

New US President Joe Biden got to work on tackling the coronavirus pandemic on his first full day in power.

Trump pardons 73 people, including Steve Bannon

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Trump pardons 73 people, including Steve Bannon

On his last day in office, Trump pardoned several people including controversial former aide Steve Bannon.

Sudan troops deployed in Darfur after clashes kill 155

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Sudan troops deployed in Darfur after clashes kill 155

A heavy Sudanese troop presence helped restore calm Tuesday in the Darfur region, after three days of inter-ethnic violence claimed at least 155 ...

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FBI vetting troops in DC amid fears of attack

US defense officials are worried about an insider attack involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, prompting the National Guard to deploy 25,000 troops.

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Tunisia set to lose stolen millions in Swiss banks

Millions of dollars are frozen in Swiss bank accounts linked to ousted dictator Zine El Abedine Ben Ali.

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Trump impeached for unprecedented second time

Donald Trump was impeached for the second time, a first in US history.

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Trump on brink of unprecedented second impeachment

The expected majority vote would make Trump the first US president to have been impeached twice.

Morocco arrests Lebanese man for alleged fraud, identity theft

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Morocco arrests Lebanese man for alleged fraud, identity theft

The Lebanese national is alleged to have used stolen passports to garner the trust of his victims.

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Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib call for Trump impeachment

Several Democrats have called for Trump's impeachment after his supporters stormed the US Capitol.

Somber Senate unites to reject election challenges

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Somber Senate unites to reject election challenges

The US Senate resumed work after the building was stormed by protesters, with many senators withdrawing their objections to the results of the ...

Algeria to roll out Russian Covid vaccine in January

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Algeria to roll out Russian Covid vaccine in January

The country had signed a "mutual agreement with a Russian laboratory for acquisition of the coronavirus vaccine from January".

Trump supporters plan last-stand protest for January 6

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Trump supporters plan last-stand protest for January 6

Donald Trump has called on his supporters to gather for protests in Washington on January 6, when Congress is due to certify Joe Biden’s ...

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