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A Bernie Sanders presidency could be a nightmare for Saudi Arabia

Picture for a moment Senator Bernie Sanders winning the US presidential election this November and then heading to a scheduled meeting next year with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (known as MBS).
In a clash of persona and style, President Sanders wo…
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Dataland: The evolution of artificial intelligence and big data

Dataland: The evolution of artificial intelligence and big data
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Libya: Tripoli businesses struggling during Haftar assault

Businesses in Libya’s capital are struggling to survive with the city under assault by renegade commander Khalifa Haftar for almost a year now.
Al Jazeera’s Charles Stratford reports from Tripoli on the challenges business owners are facing.
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Francois Fillon faces corruption charges over ‘Penelopegate’

The trial of former French presidential candidate Francois Fillon is set to begin in Paris.
He is accused of paying his wife more than a million euros in public funds for a fake job.
The scandal, which came to be known as “Penelopegate”, emerged during the …
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Gas-rich Mozambique may be headed for a disaster

When, in 2010, US energy company Anadarko found major gas reserves off the coast of Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province, many hoped that the discovery was going to bring prosperity to the impoverished region. The following year, Italy’s ENI also found a massiv…
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Malaysia’s Mahathir submits resignation to king

Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad announced his resignation on Monday paving the way for a possible formation of a new government.
Mahathir said in a two-line statement that he has informed the country’s king of his resignation at 1pm Kuala Lumpur time (0500 G…
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‘Political spectatorship’: Modi rolls out red carpet for Trump

Ahmedabad, India – Donald Trump is on his maiden visit to India, and his first stop is the western state of Gujarat, the home of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has pulled out all stops to woo the US president.
The trip comes as the two countries have fail…
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Malaysian politics in turmoil: Is Mahathir-Anwar alliance over?

The fate of Malaysia’s ruling coalition is in doubt after surprise talks between Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s party and other groups on forming a new government that would exclude his anointed successor, Anwar Ibrahim.
The tussle between old rivals Maha…
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China coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

South Korea has reported 161 more cases of the new coronavirus on Monday, bringing its total to 763 cases.
Officials also confirmed two more deaths of virus patients, bringing the country’s death toll to seven.
On Sunday, it raised its disease alert to the …
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Israel claims air raids near Syrian capital Damascus

Israel has said it struck bases of the Islamic Jihad armed group near the Syrian capital, Damascus, while Syria claimed that its air defences shot down “enemy missiles”.
The Israeli army said in a statement on Sunday fighter jets “struck Islamic Jihad terror…
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