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    Al Jazeera

    Al Jazeera, is a state-funded broadcaster in Doha, Qatar, owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network. Initially launched as an Arabic news and current-affairs satellite TV channel, Al Jazeera has since expanded into a network with several outlets, including the Internet and specialty television channels in multiple languages.

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    Soccer player Mesut Ozil uses social media to speak against China's policies in Xinjiang
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    Soccer player Mesut Ozil uses social media to speak against China's policies in Xinjiang

    Mesut Ozil, a German footballer who plays for Premier League club Arsenal, has come under fire after he used the social media to speak against China's policies in Xinjiang and the silence of Muslim communities towards the injustice.

    Iran introduces $39 billion 'budget of resistance' to counter US sanctions
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    Iran introduces $39 billion 'budget of resistance' to counter US sanctions

    Iran's President Hassan Rouh on Sunday introduced a "budget of resistance" worth USD 39 billion to counter the crippling sanctions imposed by the United States, weeks after a fuel price hike that sparked deadly protests across the Middle East country.

    Bolivia approves new elections without Evo Morales
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    Bolivia approves new elections without Evo Morales

    The Bolivian Congress has unmously approved a bill that annulled the result of the country's presidential vote last month and allowed for new elections to be held without ousted President Evo Morales, who is currently under political asylum granted by Mexico.

    Hong Kong protests escalate after university student's death
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    Hong Kong protests escalate after university student's death

    Hong Kong's anti-government protesters have escalated their demonstration after a university student, Chow Tsz-Lok, who took part in a rally on November 9 died on Friday.

    Hong Kong: 3 pro-democracy lawmakers arrested as tensions soar over student's death
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    Hong Kong: 3 pro-democracy lawmakers arrested as tensions soar over student's death

    The city police on Saturday arrested three pro-democracy lawmakers and filed charges against an equal number as protesters mourned the death of Chow Tsz-Lok, a 22-year-old who a day before had succumbed to injuries sustained after he fell from a parking garage during the ongoing clashes last week.

    Iran to increase urum enrichment to 5%
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    Iran to increase urum enrichment to 5%

    Iran on Saturday (local time) said that it would begin increasing its urum stockpile limit to five per cent at one of its main underground facilities, sparking new criticisms by major powers after a series of steps back from its commitments under the troubled 2015 nuclear deal.

    Protests mar Lebanon for 6th consecutive day
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    Protests mar Lebanon for 6th consecutive day

    Thousands of protesters gathered for the sixth consecutive day in downtown Beirut on Tuesday (local time), despite sweeping economic reform measures announced by prime minister Saad Hariri a day earlier, and called for the government to resign.

    Benjamin Netanyahu gives up effort to form new government
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    Benjamin Netanyahu gives up effort to form new government

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday (local time) announced that he is giving up on efforts to form a new government after failing to form a coalition following an inconclusive parliamentary election last month.

    Low voter turnout, violence, logistical issues mar Afghan presidential polls
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    Low voter turnout, violence, logistical issues mar Afghan presidential polls

    Millions of people in Afghstan braved persistent threats from the Taliban and cast their ballots on Saturday in the country's fourth presidential election marred by low voter turnout, logistical issues, fraud allegations and attacks.

    Hong Kong students continue boycott pressing for more demands
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    Hong Kong students continue boycott pressing for more demands

    Thousands of students and alumni continued to boycott schools across Hong Kong on Friday and formed a human chain to register their protest. The students are upset with the government for not fulfilling their other demands after withdrawing the Extradition Bill.

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