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Nigeria's Lagos imposes 24-hour curfew amid protests against police

2 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

LAGOS - The Nigerian state of Lagos on Tuesday imposed a 24-hour curfew, saying that protests against alleged police brutality had turned violent.
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Israel says UAE visit ‘making history' - Palestinians call it ‘shameful'

2 minutes ago   |   National Post

JERUSALEM - In an historic first visit by a Gulf Arab nation, a United Arab Emirates delegation arrived in Israel on Tuesday, accompanied by top U.S. officials, to cement a...
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Community oven serves up meals, and dignity, in blast-hit Beirut

2 minutes ago   |   National Post

By Ban Barkawi
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Could Biden Actually Bring America Back Together?

6 minutes ago   |   Real Clear Politics

The former Vice-President has long valorized comity and respect in the political arena, but the country's deepest cleavages are now imprinted on Americans' party affiliations.
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If Biden Lies and Media Ignore It, Does He Make a Sound?

6 minutes ago   |   Real Clear Politics

PITTSBURGH - Shawn Steffee was at a political function in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, last Thursday evening when he started receiving an overwhelming number of calls and text...
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EU ministers to agree to make climate neutrality by 2050 binding

16 minutes ago   |   National Post

BRUSSELS - EU environment ministers are set to agree this week to make the bloc's pledge to be climate neutral by 2050 legally binding, although tough questions about how...
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Sudanese strains surface as U.S. pressure triggers debate on Israel

16 minutes ago   |   National Post

KHARTOUM - U.S. pressure on Sudan to normalize ties with former adversary Israel has stirred public debate on a topic that was long taboo, exposing splits that could complicate...
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Nigeria's Lagos imposes 24-hour curfew after anti-police protests turn violent -tweet

16 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

LAGOS - Nigeria's Lagos state government on Tuesday imposed a 24-hour curfew, saying anti-police protests have "degenerated" into violence.
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Indonesian, Japan leaders call for strengthened security, business ties

16 minutes ago   |   National Post

JAKARTA - Indonesian President Joko Widodo and visiting Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga called for strengthened trade, security and defense ties on Tuesday, and agreed...
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Kremlin denies Olympics hacking allegations

16 minutes ago   |   National Post

MOSCOW - The Kremlin on Tuesday denied allegations that Russia had sought to disrupt next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo through hacking efforts.
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