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17 July 2018

A court in Minsk on Tuesday sentenced an independent journalist to four years in prison for allegedly assaulting a police officer. ...

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17 July 2018

Students marched through Nicaragua's capital Monday, chanting 'GET OUT' to demand that President Daniel Ortega and his wife Vice President Rosario Murillo resign after a deadly weekend of clashes. ...

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16 July 2018

A Syrian journalist working with a pro-regime television network has been killed in the southern province of Quneitra, where government forces are battling rebels, state media said Monday. ...

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16 July 2018

An Istanbul court on Monday acquitted one of Turkey's most prominent political journalists in a long-running case on espionage charges dating back to an arms interception on the Syrian border in 2014. ...

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16 July 2018

Nicaraguan pro-government forces launched an operation in the country's south that left at least 10 people dead and around 20 injured on Sunday, a human rights group said. ...

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15 July 2018

Thousands of people demonstrated in Morocco's capital Rabat on Sunday against the jailing of leaders and activists of a northern protest movement. ...

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14 July 2018

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki arrived in Ethiopia on Saturday for a historic visit to cement peace less than a week after the two nations declared an end to a two-decade conflict, an AFP reporter said. ...

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14 July 2018

Old images, fiction films and even video games have all been used to spread fake news stories in war-torn Syria -- creating all the more work for a media collective debunking them. ...

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13 July 2018

A suicide bomber targeting a political rally in southwest Pakistan Friday killed 128 people, officials told AFP, in one of the deadliest attacks in the country's history. ...

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13 July 2018

A convoy transporting Cameroonian Defence Minister Joseph Beti Assomo was ambushed in the country's restive anglophone region, leaving several attackers dead, state radio said Friday. ...

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