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Donald Trump: Protesters take to US streets to rally against election result

Throngs of demonstrators have held marches across the United States to protest Republican Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the US presidential election, blasting his campaign rhetoric about immigrants, Muslims and other groups. Analysis Uhlmann: What kind of leader will Trump be? Long: Trump victory a working-class backlash against inequality Daniel: What will a Trump presidency mean for the world? Trump ...

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UN: Eastern Aleppo residents at risk of mass starvation

ALJAZEERA UN warns there will be no food left to distribute next week unless all sides immediately allow supply deliveries. The UN has urged the Syrian government, Russia and rebels groups to immediately allow food deliveries to besieged areas of eastern Aleppo, issuing a bleak warning warning that the 250,000 civilians still trapped in the divided city were are at risk ...

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Democratic Republic of the Congo ‘faces civil war’ if president fails to quit

Ruth Maclean in Kinshasa and Jason Burke Thursday 10 November 2016 06.00 GMT Country has suffered repeated unrest since Joseph Kabila announced elections would be delayed and opposition leaders say people will ‘take to the streets’ Opposition leaders are warning that the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) faces civil war if president Joseph Kabila does not relinquish his grip on ...

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Call for release of Ethiopians arrested after their relatives protested in Australia

Helen Davidson @heldavidson Melbourne rally against Somali regional state president’s visit to Canberra was allegedly filmed by government supporters Human Rights Watch has called for the immediate release of more than a dozen people who were arrested in Ethiopia’s Somali regional state after their Australian-based relatives attended an anti-government protest in Melbourne. In June authorities began arresting at least 32 ...

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Donald Trump beats Hillary Clinton to win US presidency

ALJAZEERA Wednesday, November 09, 2016 Billionaire businessman beats former secretary of state, who calls to congratulate him on his victory. Donald Trump is the next president of the United States after a long, bitter and divisive election campaign. Projections early on Wednesday showed that Trump clinched victory over Hillary Clinton to become the 45th US president-elect after securing the 270 ...

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US election: America votes to elect new president

Millions of Americans vote to decide whether Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will be the nation’s 45th president. America headed to the polls on Tuesday to elect its 45th president, the culmination of a race between Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and her Republican rival Donald Trump and one of the most divisive election cycles in US history. Polling locations will continue to open across ...

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Pirates hit chemical tanker off Somalia

Written by defenceWeb, Monday, 07 November 2016 A chemical tanker has been attached by suspected pirates off the coast of Somalia in the first such incident in more than two years. The European Union Naval Force (EU Navfor) reported that the chemical tanker CPO Korea was reported as being attacked by six armed men 330 nautical miles off the east ...

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Report of the UN Monitoring Group Pursuant to UNSC Resolution 2244 (2015): Eritrea

By Somalia Eritrea Monitoring Group, Pursuant to Security Council resolution 1907 (2009), sanctions were imposed on Eritrea on 23 December 2009. Since then, the Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea has visited Eritrea twice, most recently in 2011. Notwithstanding the initiatives and efforts of successive Chairs and other members of the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 751 (1992) and ...

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