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Bloomberg to fund anti-Trump efforts in key US swing states

Michael Bloomberg is out of the United States Democratic presidential race, but he is not done trying to beat President Donald Trump. The billionaire businessman is funding an anti-Trump operation in six battleground states in an effort to removed the Republi…
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Farmers fear impact of Nile River dam

The failure to reach an agreement on the Nile River dam is worrying farmers in Sudan who rely on the reservoir for irrigation.
Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt were expected to reach a deal at recent talks in Washington, DC, but Ethiopia boycotted the meeting, accu…
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Tensions escalate in Asia over coronavirus

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has imposed a mandatory quarantine on all visitors from South Korea and China.
South Korea, however, has called for it to be revoked, while also warning of countermeasures.
Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports from Seoul.
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‘Salwa hates being famous’: A new life for laughing Syrian girl

Antakya, Turkey – The floor is strewn with dolls and a miniature dinner set, with plastic grapes, cakes and eggs scattered around.
In the middle of it all, Salwa Mohammad sits on her heels, holding two plastic plates on top of each other before flipping them…
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‘Very tense calm’ prevails in Syria’s Idlib as ceasefire holds

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Western Disturbance threatens floods in north India, Pakistan

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) is expecting an intense wet spell over the country’s northwest and adjoining central areas as an active Western Disturbance moves out of Afghanistan and across northern Pakistan.
Warnings have been issued across the …
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Explosion reported outside US embassy in Tunisia

A loud explosion was heard outside the US embassy in the Tunisian capital Tunis, the interior ministry said.
Witnesses said a man on a motorbike blew himself up near the diplomatic mission in the Berges du Lac district, causing panic among pedestrians at the…
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Iraq forces continue fight against ISIL without US air support

The recent crisis between Washington and Tehran could have a long-term impact on neighbouring Iraq, where efforts to root out remaining ISIL fighters are ongoing.
Iraqi security forces are continuing the fight on their own, without valuable air support.
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Libya fighting: Foreign powers want stake now, as in past

Renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar has been fighting to take over Libya’s capital for more than 10 months from the United Nations-recognised Government of National Accord, which is based in Tripoli.
But as the rival governments fight for control, the…
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Trump’s Remain in Mexico policy endangers migrants headed to US

Many Central Americans waiting for their asylum cases to be decided in the US have to wait their turn in one of Mexico’s most dangerous states.
Due to President Donald Trump’s Remain in Mexico policy or the Migrant Protection Protocols, they are unable to en…
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