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Iranian commander chides US for 'failed plot' citing protests

Situation 'calmer' after days of violent demonstrations, government says, as militia leader blames US for unrest.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 7:43 pm

Police break up archeological crime gang in Italy

Italian police recover 10,000 artefacts from the gang, who carried out illegal digs in the southern region of Calabria.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 7:18 pm

Native American shield returned to New Mexico from France

The shield disappeared from a home in a village of the Acoma Pueblo tribe after a break-in four years ago.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 7:13 pm

Maldives lawmakers dismiss chief justice and senior judge

69 mostly ruling party lawmakers voted to impeach chief justice and the judge, but opposition is against the dismissal.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 7:07 pm

US has world's highest rate of children in detention: UN study

More than 100,000 children are being held in migration-related detention in the US, a new UN study finds.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 6:56 pm

China warns demonstrators it will act on 'uncontrollable' unrest

Beijing's patience wanes as fierce battles escalate when riot police attempt to round up university occupiers.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 6:54 pm

Yemen's Houthi rebels seize vessel in Red Sea

'Attack' on ship towing South Korean drilling rig threatens vital shipping routes, Saudi spokesman says.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 6:47 pm

Catalan president begins trial for 'disobedience'

Quim Torra refused to remove symbols of Catalonia's independence movement from public buildings.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 6:24 pm

Italy: Holocaust survivor's protection highlights rise in racism

The anti-Semitic threats to Liliana Segre are just the tip of the iceberg, say Italian analysts.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 5:56 pm

Brazil Amazon deforestation soars to 11-year high under Bolsonaro

INPE data shows deforestation reached 9,762 square kilometres, up 29.5 percent, for the 12 months through July 2019.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 5:29 pm

Tear gas, water cannon used to disperse peaceful rally in Georgia

Riot police clear barricaded parliament entrances and surrounding territory after thousands rally for electoral reform.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 4:28 pm

Is a resolution of the GCC crisis imminent?

The September 14 attack on Aramco has forced Saudi Arabia to revise its policies towards the region and the GCC.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 4:27 pm

101 East investigates: Korea's Pacific Cult

Follow 101 East's investigation into a secretive Korean cult in Fiji as it built a business empire on exploitation.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 2:54 pm

Leaked Chinese documents show details of Xinjiang crackdown: NYT

Beijing denies any mistreatment of Uighur Muslims and says it's providing vocational training to stamp out 'extremism'.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 2:53 pm

Iraq protesters demand education

According to Iraqi Human Rights Commission, about 8 million youths aged between 15 and 25 cannot read or write.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 2:45 pm

New Delhi's smog poses risk for pregnant women and infants

Pregnant women in India's capital are anxious about air pollution.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 2:18 pm

British troops may be investigated over alleged war crimes

Thousands of allegations were shelved after investigation units were shut down by the UK government.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 2:14 pm

Reports: Leaked intelligence cables show Iran's sway in Iraq

Reports by The New York Times and The Intercept on leaked intelligence cables appear to show Tehran's clout in Baghdad.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 1:48 pm

Al Jazeera TV reporter tear-gassed at Bolivia protests

Al Jazeera’s correspondent Teresa Bo tear-gassed while reporting on protests in Bolivia.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 1:05 pm

Extinction Rebellion activists go on global hunger strike

More than 300 campaigners in 26 countries will refuse food for at least a week.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 12:31 pm

Iraq protesters block roads to main Gulf port, southern oilfields

Protests began last month over lack of jobs and public services but have grown into calls for political system overhaul.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 12:27 pm

India 'makes advance payment' for Russian S-400 missile system

India has paid $800m over a year after it signed a $5bn deal to buy the missile systems, Russian firm Rostec says.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 12:17 pm

Hassan Rouhani warns protest-hit Iran cannot allow 'insecurity'

President defends steep fuel price rise as the United States condemns 'lethal force' used against Iranian demonstrators.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 11:47 am

World's fastest car: Vehicle aims to break record by 2020

The Bloodhound LSR car is a combination of F1 car, fast jet, and spaceship. The supersonic car has now completed its phase of high-speed testing in South Africa.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 11:07 am

Impeachment hearings spur Trump campaign fundraising

How the Trump campaign is turning political troubles into fundraising gold.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 10:50 am

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