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Freedom but not prosperity in Sidi Bouzid

Thursday, 20 November 2014 12:38 PM

People in Sidi Bouzid, the birthplace of the Tunisian revolution, have their political freedom, but many are still waiting for their lives to improve.

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Tensions remain over access to Al Aqsa compound

Thursday, 20 November 2014 12:38 PM

We take a look at the growing tensions between Israelis and Palestinians over access to the Al Aqsa compound.

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Dozens detained in Egypt as rallies continue

Thursday, 20 November 2014 12:38 PM

Protesters have been arrested in Egypt after they came out to mark the third anniversary of the killing of demonstrators in downtown Cairo.

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Indonesia fuel prices rise with subsidy cut

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 12:39 PM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has raised fuel prices by about a third, hoping that the decision will save the government $10 billion in subsidies. Businesses have complained that the fuel-price rise could increase other expenses while their profits will remain the same.

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India's Modi addresses huge crowd in Sydney

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 12:39 PM

Thousands of supporters, mainly from the Indian community in Australia, have flocked to hear a public address by India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Sydney, where he is on an official visit.

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Major nuclear inspection under way in Jordan

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 12:51 PM

The organisation, which is responsible for policing a treaty banning nuclear tests, is conducting an exercise in Jordan to confirm whether a nuclear explosion has taken place.

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Yemen economy 'on verge of collapse'

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 12:51 PM

Months of political upheaval in Yemen have damaged an economy that was already struggling. The UN has warned the country could collapse if the new government isn't operational soon.

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World leaders wrap up G20 summit in Australia

Monday, 17 November 2014 12:08 PM

Leaders at the event, who included US President Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, committed to reform measures aimed at lifting their collective growth by an extra 2.1 percent by 2018.

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Hong Kong protesters mark 50 days of action

Monday, 17 November 2014 12:08 PM

Protesters in Hong Kong are marking 50 days since they first occupied main roads in the city. The regional government has threatened to clear the protest sites, but is now relying on the public to do so.

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China air show presents new stealth fighter

Sunday, 16 November 2014 12:16 PM

China is showcasing some of its latest military hardware at an air show, which featured a new stealth fighter.

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Palestinians mark ten years since Arafat's death

Sunday, 16 November 2014 12:16 PM

A decade after his death, Yasser Arafat's memory is being honoured by Palestinians.

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Putin leave G20 early amid tensions

Sunday, 16 November 2014 12:16 PM

After Western leaders blasted Moscow for its role in the Ukrainian crisis, Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to leave the G20 summit early, according to a member of his delegation.

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India's food subsidy for millions to stay

Sunday, 16 November 2014 12:16 PM

India has reached an agreement with the United States on how much grain it can stockpile. The deal allows India to continue providing cheap food to millions of people. The issue has until now been a sticking point during negotiations at the World Trade Organisation.

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China and US set ambitious gas emission goals

Thursday, 13 November 2014 12:39 PM

China and the United States, which together produce around 45 percent of the world's carbon dioxide, have set ambitious greenhouse gas emission targets, with Beijing setting a goal for its emissions to peak "around 2030".

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China and US inch towards trade deal

Wednesday, 12 November 2014 12:46 PM

China and the United States have reached a breakthrough on eliminating duties on information technology products at the APEC summit in Beijing.


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