Tunisia: Nine police killed in attack near Algeria border | News

Nine members of Tunisia’s security forces have been killed in an attack close to the border with Algeria, state news agency TAP has reported. The report said the nine officers from the northeastern Ghardimaou region were ambushed by “terrorists” between the Al-Fawja Reserve and Al-Suraya area. Since April 2014, thousands of Tunisian soldiers have been deployed […]

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Pompeo answers Pyongyang accusation: ‘The world is a gangster’ | North Korea News

The US is reassuring Asian allies that progress is well on track, to rid North Korea of nuclear weapons. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been in Tokyo after another round of talks in Pyongyang, where he was accused of behaving like a gangster. Al Jazeera’s Sarah Clarke reports from Seoul. Source link

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The science wars behind football’s penalty shoot-outs | Science & Technology

Follow Al Jazeera’s coverage of the World Cup 2018 here. When teams assemble to discuss the potential possibility of a penalty shoot-out in football, they do not talk about luck or fate. Instead, they talk science. When it comes to penalty kicks, many pundits still refer to the traditional mantras that good fortune and intuition […]

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Ethiopia’s PM Abiy Ahmed in Eritrea for landmark visit | Eritrea News

With hugs and cheers, the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea have met for the first time in more than 25 years amid a recent thawing in relations between the two long-time East African rivals.  In a landmark visit, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed landed in the Eritrean capital, Asmara, on Sunday, for a bi-lateral summit, […]

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Russia World Cup: Home team defied expectations | Russia News

Russian fans have raised a glass to their team after the hosts were eliminated from the World Cup by Croatia. The Russians lost 4-3 in a penalty shootout, but many supporters were surprised and elated that they made it as far as the quarter-finals.   Al Jazeera’s Rory Challands reports from Moscow. Source link

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Lebanese woman sentenced to eight years for ‘insulting’ Egypt | Lebanon News

A Lebanese tourist who was arrested last month for posting a video on Facebook complaining about sexual harassment and conditions in Egypt, was sentenced to eight years in prison by a Cairo court on Saturday, her lawyer said. Mona el-Mazbouh was arrested at Cairo airport at the end of her stay in Egypt after she […]

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Reuniting displaced South Sudanese children with their families | South Sudan News

During the civil war in South Sudan, tens of thousands of children were separated from their families as they fled the violence. Some have been reunited, but in a country with poor organisation and infrastructure, tracing the families of many others is a major challenge. Al Jazeera’s Hiba Morgan reports from Juba. Source link

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Thailand cave rescue operation: All the latest updates | News

A rescue mission is under way to evacuate a youth football team and their coach from a cave in northern Thailand, where they have been trapped for two weeks. Here are all the latest updates:  ‘Please bring me pork’  On Saturday, the Thai navy SEALs posted notes from the football team on their Facebook page. […]

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Haiti suspends fuel price hike after deadly protests | News

Haiti’s government has suspended a proposal that would have nearly doubled fuel prices after violent protests killed at least two people and left the capital Port-au-Prince at a standstill. President Jovenel Moise called on protesters to “go home” late on Saturday after the announcement, but Reuters news agency, citing local media, reported that the government’s decision […]

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Zimbabwe election: Mnangagwa back on campaign trail | Zimbabwe News

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa is back on the campaign trail for the first time since an explosion at a rally last month. Mnangagwa suspects that a political faction linked to Grace Mugabe, wife of his predecessor, is behind the attack. Security has been increased on his public appearances and he has told both his party […]

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