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Taiwan country profile

Taiwan is an island that has for all practical purposes been independent since 1950, but which China regards as a rebel region that must be…

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Zambia country profile

Zambia, unlike most of its neighbours, has managed to avoid the war and upheaval that has marked much of Africa’s post-colonial history, earning itself a…

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Palestinian Authority rejects Israeli and UAE agreement and calls for Arab League “emergency meeting”

The Palestinian Authority of Mahmud Abbas today considered the agreement to normalize relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates a “betrayal” to the Palestinian…

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Mozambique: “Mozambican state remains strong to fight terrorism”

The Mozambican defense minister said the country remains strong to fight terrorism in Cabo Delgado when asked about the existence of mercenaries in fighting insurgents…

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Trump announces “historic” diplomatic agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates

The President of the United States, together with the Israeli PM and Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, congratulated, in a joint statement, on the historic…

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“Flowers are better than bullets.” Protests in Belarus enter the fifth day

The balance of protests in Belarus since Sunday’s presidential elections is, for now, two dead and almost seven thousand detainees. Thousands of Belarusians have faced…

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China increases military pressure on Taiwan: The view from Taipei

Experts in Taipei expect China to intensify military pressure on Taiwan, but say an invasion is unlikely any time soon. Taipei, Taiwan – Two Chinese jets…

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Melbourne supermarket shelves empty after curfew

Inhabitants of the second largest Australian city are prohibited from driving on the street from 8 pm to 5 am. The head of government of…

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Islamic State attack on Afghanistan prison killed 21

The death toll from the Islamic State extremist group’s attack on a prison in southern Afghanistan has risen to 21 and 43 wounded according to…

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France suspends extradition agreement with Hong Kong following decision by other countries

“In the light of the latest developments, France will not ratify the extradition agreement signed on May 4, 2017, between France and the Hong Kong…

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King Emeritus Juan Carlos I will leave Spain

The involvement of the emeritus king in ill-advised businesses and the existence of two suspicious foundations prevent Juan Carlos from continuing in Spain. The son,…

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