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Sudanese government deploy thousands of troops after ethnic clashes kill 155 people

The Sudanese government deployed thousands of soldiers in the nation’s Darfur region, in the wake of days of interethnic violence that killed at least 155 people, wounded scores more and displaced tens of thousands. Violence erupted on Saturday between Arab nomads and members of the non-Arab Masalit ethnic group in El Geneina, the capital of […]

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Iranian military conduct military drills hours before Biden takes office

The Iranian military conducted another weapons drill in the country’s southern coasts hours before President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration and days after the United States flew nuclear-capable B-52 bombers over the Middle East. This was the fifth military drills in under two weeks and were held  along the coast of Makran and the Sea of Oman. […]

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Wuhan lab scientists were ‘bitten by bats, sprayed with bat blood and pee’

Scientists of the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) in China, where the first cases of Covid-19 originated, in a video, had revealed been bitten by bats who may have been infected. While the SARS-Cov-2 virus or Covid-19 emerged in Wuhan in end 2019, the video is dated much earlier, from 2017. The video, which is […]

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China’s economy grew at 2.3% in 2020 as the rest of the world plunged into economic recession

China’s economy grew more than expected last year, even as the rest of the world was upended by the coronavirus pandemic. The world’s second largest economy expanded 2.3% in 2020 compared to a year earlier, according to government statistics released Monday. It’s China’s slowest annual growth rate in decades — not since 1976 has the […]

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Tunisia deploys troops against protests over lockdown and declining economy; 600 detained

Riots and violent clashes between Tunisian police and protesters broke out on Sunday in the capital Tunis and several other cities for the second consecutive day, while security forces arrested dozens of young people. The disturbances came as the country faced an unprecedented economic crisis and a nationwide lockdown imposed since Thursday as part of […]

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Freight ship sinks off Turkey’s Black Sea coast, several dead

A Palau-flagged freight ship has sunk off the coast of Turkey’s Black Sea province of Bartin, killing at least three crew members, according to Bartin Governor Sinan Guner. “The Arvin ship attempted to take refuge at the Bartin port due to poor weather conditions as it carried cargo from Georgia to Bulgaria,” Guner was quoted […]

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Indonesia Earthquake: Death toll jumps to 84 as the nation battles back to back disasters

The death toll from a powerful earthquake on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island has jumped to 84, according to authorities on Monday. The powerful 6.2-magnitude quake that struck on Friday left 15,000 homeless and displaced at least 30,000 people. More than 820 people were injured. Rescuers have spent days hauling corpses from beneath crumpled buildings in Mamuju, […]

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Ice cream samples have tested positive for coronavirus in China

Ice cream samples have tested positive for coronavirus in China’s Tianjin city. Even though China reported the world’s first case more than a year ago, new discoveries linked to the virus continue to prop up. Anti-epidemic authorities have ensured all the products of the Tianjin Daqiaodao Food Company are sealed. “It’s likely this has come […]

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Gunmen shoot dead two women judges of the Afghan Supreme Court

Two women judges working for the Afghan Supreme Court have been shot dead. Gunmen riding a motorcycle ambushed them on their way to work on Sunday morning and drove off, the incident also wounded their drivers. A crowd gathered at the scene as shattered glass and a trail of blood lay on the road. The murdered […]

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12 Chinese miners trapped in gold mine after explosion a week ago send note to rescuers

Twelve Chinese miners trapped after an explosion in a gold mine a week ago are still alive, rescuers said. Chinese state media reported the workers managed to send a note saying “don’t stop trying to reach us” to rescuers seven days after the accident. 22 miners were trapped at the Hushan mine near Yantai in […]

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Trump supporters, many armed gather at statehouses ahead of Biden’s inauguration

Groups of protesters, some armed gathered on Sunday at statehouses in the US, where tensions are high after the deadly riots at the Capitol in Washington. Protests were held outside capitol buildings in Texas, Oregon, Michigan, Ohio and elsewhere. But many other statehouses were quiet, amid a ramping up of security across US legislatures. No […]

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Alexei Navalny detained in Moscow after flying home 5 months after nearly being killed

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained after flying back to Moscow from Germany, five months after he was nearly killed by a nerve agent attack. The police at passport control at Sheremetyevo airport whisked away the 44-year-old. Thousands had gathered at a different Moscow airport to greet his flight from Berlin, but the plane was diverted. […]