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Al Jazeera headlines
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 23:34:30 GMT
Critics say executive order violates free speech rights on college campuses and unfairly targets the BDS movement.
IACHR calls for int'l probe of alleged rights abuses in Bolivia
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 23:24:50 GMT
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights publishes preliminary report documenting post-election rights abuses.
Chile's Air Force finds debris believed to be from missing plane
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 22:49:57 GMT
A military plane with 38 people on board disappeared on Monday as it neared Antarctica.
Israel heads for third general election within a year
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 22:44:16 GMT
PM Benjamin Netanyahu and his main rival Benny Gantz both failed to form a government after an indecisive election.
Qatar's Al Sadd kick off Club World Cup campaign with win
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 22:35:26 GMT
Qatari hosts score twice in extra time to defeat New Caledonia's Hienghene Sport 3-1.
Scores of soldiers killed in Niger base attack
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 21:29:03 GMT
President Mahamadou Issoufou cuts short trip to Egypt due to 'tragedy' at military camp in Inates, western Niger.
Studio B, Unscripted: With Patrisse Cullors and Lowkey
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 21:07:21 GMT
#BlackLivesMatter co-founder Patrisse Cullors and rapper Lowkey talk about being branded a 'terrorist' and activism.
Details of sweeping pension reforms fuel French anger
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 20:57:08 GMT
Major disruption across France is set to continue, but strikers seem to have support from the wider public.
Ending impunity: What can be learned from the Galizia case?
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 20:21:33 GMT
What can Daphne Caruana Galizia's murder teach about ending impunity for the violent suppression of the media?
Israel must end deadlock by midnight or hold third vote in a year
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 20:18:50 GMT
Recent days saw all sides staking out ground ahead of looming new elections, likely to be held in March 2020.
What message does Ethiopian PM Ahmed Abiy's Nobel win send?
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 20:03:14 GMT
Abiy Ahmed received the award for his efforts towards ending Ethiopia's conflict with Eritrea.
At least two killed in Taliban suicide attack near US base
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 19:51:48 GMT
Assault near Bagram, north of the Afghan capital, Kabul, comes as Washington and the armed group resume peace talks.
CAR suspected militia leaders to face war crimes trial: ICC
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 18:49:50 GMT
Court says 'substantial grounds to believe' Patrice-Edouard Ngaissona, Alfred Yekatom behind crimes against civilians.
On brink of 'man-made' starvation, Zimbabweans struggling to cope
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 17:31:30 GMT
Shifting policies on land reform and food subsidies by successive governments have contributed to the dire situation.
India's Parliament approves contentious citizenship bill
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 17:30:05 GMT
Critics say the bill is discriminatory against Muslims and violates constitution.
Displaced Syrians appeal for international aid after floods
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 17:01:26 GMT
Families have been living in tents without running water or electricity since their homes came under attack by government forces.
UK leaders stage final rallies before election
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 16:55:53 GMT
As polling day approaches, the race is getting tighter and opposition parties are campaigning hard.
Bolsonaro is laying the foundations of a new dictatorship
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 16:39:26 GMT
A new law giving security forces immunity from prosecution does not bode well for Brazil's democracy.
Senate could start Trump impeachment trial in January: McConnell
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 16:20:18 GMT
Senate majority leader says if House approves impeachment charges, a trial would be 'first order of business' in January
Chile security forces accused of grave rights abuses
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 16:12:16 GMT
Chilean government accused of failing to stop human rights abuses by security forces as they crack down on protests.
Greta Thunberg named 2019 Time Person of the Year
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 15:31:48 GMT
The 16-year-old Swedish climate activist is known for her blunt addresses to world leaders.
Trump to target anti-Semitism on US college campuses
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 15:23:56 GMT
Critics call the order, which will reportedly redefine Judaism as a nationality, anti-Semitic and attack on free speech.
UK braces for critical election called to break Brexit deadlock
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 14:04:38 GMT
Thursday's poll, the third vote in four years, will see 'unpopularity contest' between Johnson and Corbyn draw to close.
Iraqi tribes seek to reinstate security amid unrest
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 13:46:49 GMT
Powerful tribes in the south of Iraq want to take matters into their own hands after two months of deadly government crackdown on protests.
How Corbyn and Johnson differ on key foreign policy issues
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 12:41:07 GMT
The two leaders have very different ideas about Britain's role and place in the world.
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