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CHINA POLITICS: China Holds ‘Anti-Terrorism’ Mass Rally

CHINA POLITICS: China Holds ‘Anti-Terrorism’ Mass Rally

The large-scale parade in Hotan, a hotspot of ethnic tension in Xinjiang’s southern Muslim Uighur heartland, involved thousands of armed police and paramilitary officers and was designed to “show strength and intimidate”.

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KENYA POLITICS: Court Frees Doctors’ Leaders Jailed During Health Sector Strike

KENYA POLITICS: Court Frees Doctors’ Leaders Jailed During Health Sector Strike

Appellate Judge Wanjiru Karanja said the seven officials would be released immediately. She said the parties in the labor dispute had seven days to find a resolution.

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IRAN POLITICS: ‘Death to America!’ Iranians Rally Against Trump, U.S.

IRAN POLITICS: ‘Death to America!’ Iranians Rally Against Trump, U.S.

Hundreds of thousands of Iranians rallied on Friday to swear allegiance to their clerical leaders and reject U.S. President Donald Trump’s warning that he had put the Islamic Republic “on notice”, state TV reported.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Beset Political Woes, Nigerians Protest for Change

NIGERIA POLITICS: Beset Political Woes, Nigerians Protest for Change

Nigerians marched through the streets of Lagos calling for a change of government on Monday, a rare show of public dissent that reflected mounting anger over an absentee president and a sputtering economy.

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ROMANIA POLITICS: Government Appeals for Calm After Graft U-turn

ROMANIA POLITICS: Government Appeals for Calm After Graft U-turn

The largest demonstrations since the fall of communism in 1989, the government on Sunday rescinded the decree, which would have shielded dozens of politicians from prosecution.

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