Hong Kong police shoot protester at close range, man set on fire in escalating violence

Hong Kong police shoot protester at close range, man set on fire in escalating violence

A pro-democracy protester was shot at close range and a counterprotester was set on fire as violence continued to engulf Hong Kong on Monday morning, with the disturbing images of street fights and escalating attacks from both sides drowning out...
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Jordan was urged to stop imprisoning women for defying the wishes of men

Jordan was urged to stop imprisoning women for defying the wishes of men

Amnesty calls for end to detentions under the male “guardianship” system. Amnesty International has called on Jordan to end what it has described as an abusive system that jails women if they disobey their male “guardians” or have relationships deemed....
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Bolivia election: Protests sparked by as Evo Morales reelected

Bolivia election: Protests sparked by as Evo Morales reelected

Bolivian President Evo Morales has been declared the winner of Sunday’s election, despite disputed results that have sparked riots and claims of fraud. Officials said Mr Morales had won 47.1% of the vote and beaten his closest rival by more...
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Erdogan is playing the refugee card as criticism mounts over Turkey’s kurdish offesive

Erdogan is playing the refugee card as criticism mounts over Turkey’s kurdish offesive

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is threatening to “open the gates” to millions of refugees to enter Europe as criticism grows over Turkey’s ongoing military operation against a Syrian Kurdish militia. Erdongan has a pretty clear messag...
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Bernie Sanders cancels campaign events after chest pain

Bernie Sanders cancels campaign events after chest pain

The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, 78, has cancelled campaign events after undergoing a heart procedure. Mr Sanders was treated in hospital for an arterial blockage after having chest pain at an event in Nevada on Tuesday. The Vermont.....
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If Congress doesn’t stand up to Trump, then his power abuse will only escalate

If Congress doesn’t stand up to Trump, then his power abuse will only escalate

Bribery. Corrupt dealings with foreign officials. Foreign influence in an American election…If President Trump promised the leader of Ukraine something valuable in exchange for an investigation of the activities of Joe Biden’s son, legal experts say, h...
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Donald Trump blames California laws and tolerance for street sleeping and homeless crisis

Donald Trump blames California laws and tolerance for street sleeping and homeless crisis

Taking direct aim at California, a new report from President Donald Trump’s administration says homelessness could be dramatically lowered by reducing the restrictions on housing construction and being less tolerant of people sleeping on the streets. The...
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