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Burkina Faso army says 32 'terrorists' killed in two operations

Burkina Faso army says 32 'terrorists' killed in two operations

The Burkina Faso army said on Sunday it had killed 32 ‘terrorists’ in two operations in the north of the country, the latest deadly incidents in the West African country struggling to quell a rising militant revolt.

Morales leaves for Mexico as Bolivia military pledges to tackle violence

Morales leaves for Mexico as Bolivia military pledges to tackle violence

Bolivia's Evo Morales departed Monday for exile in Mexico, leaving behind a country in turmoil after his abrupt resignation as president.

Violence spreads across Hong Kong New Territories on 24th weekend of unrest

Violence spreads across Hong Kong New Territories on 24th weekend of unrest

Violence broke out on Sunday across the New Territories of Hong Kong on the 24th straight weekend of anti-government protests, with police firing tear gas to break up rallies as black-clad activists ...

Four tourists among 8 wounded in Jordan stabbing

Four tourists among 8 wounded in Jordan stabbing

Eight people, including four tourists, were wounded in a knife attack on Wednesday at the famed archeological site of Jerash in northern Jordan, a security spokesman told AFP.

Xi voices 'trust' in Hong Kong leader, but concern over unrest

Xi voices 'trust' in Hong Kong leader, but concern over unrest

Chinese President Xi Jinping has expressed a ‘high degree of trust’ in Hong Kong's unpopular leader Carrie Lam as the two met after months of increasingly violent protests in the semi-autonomous city.

Bolivia opposition figure calls on military in election crisis

Bolivia opposition figure calls on military in election crisis

Tension rose in Bolivia's election crisis on Sunday after an opposition figure called on the military to take ‘the side of the people’ and vowed to oust leftist President Evo Morales.

Hong Kong court bans publishing police details, including photos

Hong Kong court bans publishing police details, including photos

A Hong Kong court has banned people from publishing a wide range of personal details about police officers and their families, including photos, in a bid to halt ‘doxxing’ by pro-democracy protesters.

Ecuador govt, protesters agree deal to end deadly unrest

Ecuador govt, protesters agree deal to end deadly unrest

Ecuador's president and indigenous leaders reached an agreement Sunday to end nearly two weeks of violent protests against austerity measures adopted to obtain a multi-billion-dollar loan from the IMF.

Talks on austerity emerge from unrest in Ecuador as capital on lockdown

Talks on austerity emerge from unrest in Ecuador as capital on lockdown

An indigenous group in Ecuador behind mass protests against cuts to fuel subsidies agreed to hold talks with President Lenin Moreno, who ordered a curfew in the capital on Saturday after the latest wave of violence ...

Hong Kong police make arrests as small flashmob protests erupt

Hong Kong police make arrests as small flashmob protests erupt

Hong Kong riot police spent much of Sunday afternoon skirmishing with small groups of masked pro-democracy protesters who held flashmob gatherings in multiple locations ...

Bangladesh students keep up rallies as allegations site blocked

Bangladesh students keep up rallies as allegations site blocked

Students in Bangladesh staged a fourth day of protests on Thursday over the killing of an undergraduate as authorities blocked an internet page that detailed alleged torture by activists of the country's ruling party.

Bangladesh student killing sparks university protests

Bangladesh student killing sparks university protests

Students in Bangladesh staged protests and blocked major roads Monday after an undergraduate was beaten to death, allegedly by ruling party activists, for criticising the government over a water-sharing deal with India.