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France: Mass protests against Macron's economic policies

Protesters march across the country to protest against government plans to change labour law, scrap social benefits.

Lawsuit alleges Saudi, Iran support for 9/11 hijackers

Iran was never found to have directly supported the September 11 hijack plot, while questions about Saudi's role linger.

Are Saudi Arabia and UAE buying influence in the White House?

Saudi crown prince is reported to have boasted that he has Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner in his pocket.

Yemen's central bank closes over shortage of funds

The Yemeni central bank has announced it is closing because it has run out of money.

Trump to impose tariffs on $60bn of Chinese imports

The US president's move is seen as a direct shot in a brewing trade war between the world's two biggest economies.

Great Pacific Garbage Patch much larger than believed

Accumulation of plastic waste in Pacific is bigger than France, Germany and Spain combined, according to a new study.

Can Macron's reforms modernise France’s railway system?

The reforms will open up the rail network to foreign investors and scrap the special status given to rail workers.

Will Saif al-Islam Gaddafi run in Libyan elections?

The announcement that Saif al-Islam is planning to run for president has prompted mixed reactions within Libya.

Politics in the digital age: Cambridge Analytica in Kenya

For CA, the Kenyan election was a revenue stream. For Kenyans, it was life or death. Shouldn't some things be sacred?

Ukraine: Nadiya Savchenko held over alleged coup plot

Prosecutors allege Savchenko planned to attack Ukrainian parliament building with guns and grenades.

Lawsuit against US neo-Nazi Andrew Anglin to move forward

Tanya Gersh has accused Anglin of stirring up an online, anti-Semitic 'troll storm' against her and her family.

Arrest warrant issued for South Korea's former president Lee

Lee Myung-bak is the latest leader to face corruption allegations, a year after former president Park was detained.

Leaked documents show Saudi, UAE bid to influence Trump

A Lebanese-American businessman, George Nader, is said to have been working for over a year to win influence in the Republican National Committee.

Tunisia: equal inheritance laws for women still controversial

A parliamentary group is drafting revised rules and recommendations to change existing inheritance laws.

Mexico capital's water crisis over crumbling infrastructure

The global water crisis is being keenly felt in one of the world's largest capitals.

Pakistan's Lost Children

Thousands of children go missing or are abandoned each year in Pakistan. But one charity is determined to save them.

Aung San Suu Kyi: What we know about 'the Lady'

Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991, Aung San Suu Kyi has drawn condemnation for her handling of the Rohingya crisis.

Lebanese actor Ziyad Itani: 'I was never a spy'

Prominent playwright, effectively exonerated by a military investigative judge, discusses reversal of legal fortune.

Mexican reporter killed in Veracruz state known for drug violence

Leobardo Vazquez Atzin, 42, is the fourth journalist to be killed this year, raising concerns regarding media freedom.

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