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White nationalist triggers protests at university

White nationalist triggers protests at university

Several hundred protesters marched at the University of Florida yesterday to denounce a speech by a white nationalist, saying that his white supremacy message had no place on the campus that was filled with police and barricades to guard against unrest.

Trump says he will work on more Puerto Rico aid

Trump says he will work on more Puerto Rico aid

US President Donald Trump said yesterday that he will work with the US Congress to approve grants and loans to help rebuild Puerto Rico after it was devastated by Hurricane Maria a month ago.

Kenya president snubs vote crisis meeting

Kenya president snubs vote crisis meeting

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta snubbed a crisis meeting called by the top election official for yesterday, saying he would instead spend the time campaigning for next week’s presidential vote re-run.

Five injured in new clashes in Togo

Five injured in new clashes in Togo

Five people were shot and injured yesterday as gangs of youths and the security forces clashed sporadically in Togo’s capital Lome, ahead of a planned opposition protest that the government has ruled illegal.

Another militant leader eliminated, says Duterte

Another militant leader eliminated, says Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said yesterday that a Malaysian militant tipped to become the new leader of the Islamic State (IS) in Southeast Asia had been killed.

Marawi picks up pieces after longest urban war

Marawi picks up pieces after longest urban war

At first glance, the endless rows of devastated buildings could be the aftermath of a great earthquake. But the punctured, bullet-riddled walls tell the true story of the Philippines’ longest urban war.

Putin slams Western ‘double standards’ over Catalan crisis

Putin slams Western ‘double standards’ over Catalan crisis

Russian President Vladimir Putin said yesterday that the Catalan crisis was Spain’s internal affair but slammed what he called Western double standards over separatist movements.

TRT World forum focuses on pressing global issues

TRT World forum focuses on pressing global issues

Experts at the TRT World Forum in Istanbul spoke yesterday about the rise in xenophobia and Islamophobia around the world, and how these issues were being politicised to split communities apart.

Pakistan, Afghanistan in angry tangle over border fence

Pakistan, Afghanistan in angry tangle over border fence

Pakistan is betting that a pair of nine-foot chain-link fences topped with barbed wire will stop incursions by militants from Afghanistan, which opposes Islamabad’s plans for a barrier along the disputed frontier.

Anti-graft court indicts ousted premier Sharif

Anti-graft court indicts ousted premier Sharif

A Pakistani court indicted ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif on corruption charges spiralling from the Panama Papers leak, a senior government official said yesterday, in a case that could ultimately see the former leader jailed.

Protests on the wane against Macron reforms

Protests on the wane against Macron reforms

Thousands of French trade unionists took to the streets yesterday to denounce President Emmanuel Macron, but low turnouts suggested the resistance is running out of steam.

Spain moves against Catalan autonomy

Spain moves against Catalan autonomy

Spain’s central government said yesterday that it would suspend Catalonia’s autonomy and impose direct rule after the region’s leader threatened to go ahead with a formal declaration of independence if Madrid refused to hold talks.

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