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cop21: ‘Save our planet’ say demonstrators worldwide on eve of UN climate summit

On what may be the biggest day of climate change activism ever seen worldwide, tens of thousands of people marched as far afield as Sydney and Madrid on Sunday to


US : Three killed in shooting at Colorado abortion clinic -video

Three people, including one police officer, have been killed after a gunman opened fire at an abortion clinic in the US state of Colorado. Nine others, including another five officers,

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Yemen: Fresh Saudi strikes kill dozen civilians, injures 13

At least a dozen civilians have lost their lives in a new round of Saudi aerial assaults against Yemen’s southwestern province of Ta’izz. On Saturday, Saudi warplanes struck a residential

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Probe opens into murder of Venezuelan opposition leader

An investigation has been launched in Venezuela into the murder of a local opposition leader, killed just days before a legislative election. Luis Diaz, a senior member of the Democratic

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French comedian Dieudonné is sent to jail over anti-semitic remarks

The controversial French comedian Dieudonné has been convicted in Belgium for incitement to hatred and the denial of the Holocaust. He’s been sentenced to two months in prison and a


Tunisia: Deadly bus blast kills at least 12

At least 12 people have died in what is thought to have been a suicide bomb attack on a bus full of Tunisian presidential guards. The capital Tunis is now

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Algeria camp fire kills 18 African migrants

At least 18 people have been killed and 43 others injured in a fire incident at a camp for African migrants in Algeria. Emergency services said on Tuesday that the

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Yemen : at least 15 killed in fresh Saudi attacks

Saudi fighter jets have carried out a new round of attacks on residential areas in four provinces in northern Yemen, killing more than a dozen people. Yemen’s al-Masirah TV said

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Bahraini regime ‘tortures’ detainees (HRW report)

Human Rights Watch has censured Bahrain’s Al Khalifa regime for “mistreatment and torture” of detainees during interrogations. In an 84-page report released on Sunday, the rights group said the techniques