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Season of Discontent: Protests Flare around the World

Season of Discontent: Protests Flare around the World

Another day, another protest. On Monday it was Bolivia - angry people clashed with police after the political opposition said it had been cheated in an election won by incumbent President Evo Morales. Last week, the streets of the Chilean capital Santiago descended into chaos, as demonstrators

NBA's Kanter Slams Erdogan, Operation against Kurds

NBA's Kanter Slams Erdogan, Operation against Kurds

Turkish NBA player Enes Kanter on Tuesday strongly condemned Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the operation he launched against Kurdish forces in northern Syria. "(Erdogan) has no respect for human rights," the Boston Celtics center said in an interview with CNN. "There is no democra

Israel's Netanyahu Down but Not out after Failing to Form Government

For the first time in a decade, someone other than Benjamin Netanyahu will be asked to form a government in Israel. The 70-year-old prime minister has called two elections this year, has twice been given the chance by the president to put together a ruling coalition, and has twice failed. The

Thousands in Germany Protest Turkish Offensive in Syria

Thousands in Germany Protest Turkish Offensive in Syria

Thousands of people in the German city of Cologne demonstrated Saturday against Turkey's offensive in northern Syria. City authorities said around 10,000 people took part in the marches organized by left-wing groups.

Germany: Intelligence Chief Calls for Vigilance, Fearing ISIS Return

Germany: Intelligence Chief Calls for Vigilance, Fearing ISIS Return

A state of alert has taken over in Germany’s capital, Berlin, amidst fears of the return of German ISIS militants held by the Kurds in Syria. Head of the German Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV) Thomas Haldenwang have joined parties launching these calls. In remarks t

South Sudan Opposition Leader Returns to Meet With Kiir

South Sudan Opposition Leader Returns to Meet With Kiir

South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar returned to the country on Saturday to meet with President Salva Kiir less than a month before their deadline to form a unity government after a five-year civil war. Machar last met face-to-face with Kiir in September, when the two discussed outstanding i

Families Fear French Extremists Will Never Return from Syria Chaos

Families Fear French Extremists Will Never Return from Syria Chaos

Relatives of French extremists and their families held in Syria say the Turkish offensive and the ensuing advance of Syrian regime leader Bashar Assad's forces have added to the urgency of bringing them home. Hundreds of radicalized French men and women travelled to Syria to join ISIS at the peak

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