Police Respond to Mali Protesters with Tear Gas Ahead of Election

Police Respond to Mali Protesters with Tear Gas Ahead of Election

“Hundreds of policemen came and surrounded the headquarters, then came in and beat us and fired tear gas,” said Alou Niang, a protester. Several people were taken to hospital amid the clashes. “There were 16 injured evacuated to hospital, 10...
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Ongoing labour dispute casts doubt on Canada’s participation in World Lacrosse Championships

Ongoing labour dispute casts doubt on Canada’s participation in World Lacrosse Championships

Lacrosse’s governing body and Canada’s national players still don’t have a labour agreement in place with just over a month until the July 12 tournament. Without a deal for all five national teams, the senior men’s field team, the reigning...
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Denmark parliament bans face veils in public spaces

Denmark parliament bans face veils in public spaces

Denmark has banned the wearing of face veils in public, joining France and other European countries in outlawing the burqa and the niqab worn by some Muslim women to uphold what some politicians say are secular and democratic values. Parliament...
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Venezuela releases 39 jailed activists

Venezuela releases 39 jailed activists

Dozens of jailed opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, including a former mayor of the city of San Cristobal, will be released, authorities have announced. Delcy Rodriguez, the leader of the pro-Maduro Constituent Assembly, announced on Friday the ...
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US-North Korea: Trump says summit with Kim is back on

US-North Korea: Trump says summit with Kim is back on

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDonald Trump: ‘It’s a get-to-know-you situation’ Donald Trump’s summit with Kim Jong-un in Singapore on 12 June is back on, the US president says, a week after it was scrapped. Mr Trump...
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Tariffs and ‘countermeasures’: What consumers on both sides of the border could pay more for

Tariffs and ‘countermeasures’: What consumers on both sides of the border could pay more for

This week, U.S. President Donald Trump announced he will slap steep tariffs on Canadian aluminum and steel and in retaliation, Canada vowed to impose a slew of hefty countermeasures designed to hit Trump where it hurts. But how much will...
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Idaho youth football team reunites with couple they rescued from overturned car

Idaho youth football team reunites with couple they rescued from overturned car

An Idaho youth football team reunited with two people they helped rescue from an overturned car in Oregon earlier this week. The Boise Black Knights jumped into action on Tuesday after coming across a crash that left a car upside...
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US tariffs a dangerous game, says EU

US tariffs a dangerous game, says EU

Image copyright EPA Image caption Cecilia Malmstrom said the tariffs had created a “very difficult situation” The US is playing a “dangerous game” by slapping tariffs on European steel and aluminium, the European Union’s trade com...
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