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Third night of unrest in Tunisia as hundreds arrested

Related Articles TUNIS: A third night of unrest has shaken Tunisia where authorities said Thursday more than 600 people have been arrested this week as anger at austerity measures boils over on the streets.Tunisia is considered a rare success story ...

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Protesters in western Iran killed at night rally

Related Articles TEHRAN: Two protesters taking part in demonstrations roiling Iran were killed at a rally overnight, a semi-official news agency reported Sunday, the first deaths attributed to the ongoing protests.The demonstrations, which began Thursday over the economic woes plaguing ...

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Rahbani delights fans at Jeddah music night

Related Articles JEDDAH: Ghassan Rahbani, Lebanese composer, orchestra conductor, pianist, and singer, regaled his fans on Friday at a classical music night.The concert was coordinated by the General Entertainment Authority (GEA) in Juman Theater on the Red Sea waterfront in ...

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Malaysian spends first night of married life in police lock-up

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian man’s married life got off to a rocky start when he was detained hours after his wedding reception for allegedly fighting police seeking to arrest one of his guests, reports said Tuesday.Officers showed up at the ...

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Al Franken: From ‘Saturday Night Live’ to Congress

Advertisement Senator Al Franken, Democrat of Minnesota, said on Thursday that he plans to resign “in the coming weeks” amid mounting accusations of sexual harassment against him. Mr. Franken, 66, is from St. Louis Park, Minn. Raised in a middle-class ...

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Light pollution: Night being lost in many countries

Media playback is unsupported on your device A study of pictures of Earth by night has revealed that artificial light is growing brighter and more extensive every year. Between 2012 and 2016, the planet’s artificially lit outdoor area grew by ...

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Taliban Kill Dozens of Afghan Police Officers in 2nd Night of Attacks

Advertisement KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Perhaps more than 70 Afghan police officers and five soldiers were killed in a series of attacks in southern and western Afghanistan on Monday night and Tuesday, and again the Taliban reportedly used night-vision technology in ...

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Iran quake survivors spend second night in the open air

TEHRAN: Tens of thousands of Iranians spent a second night in the open air after a 7.3-magnitude quake struck near the border with Iraq, killing more than 400.People who had fled their homes when the quake rocked the mountainous region ...

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Iran quake survivors endure second night without shelter

Thousands of Iranians have spent a second night outdoors in near-freezing temperatures after a devastating earthquake hit the west of the country. The government is scrambling to get aid to the worst-hit area in the mountainous province of Kermanshah, where ...

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Guy Fawkes Failed. But in the U.K., He Still Has His Night.

LONDON — It is said that history is written by the winners, but sometimes the losers aren’t forgotten. Sunday is Guy Fawkes Night in England, an annual celebration on Nov. 5 named after a participant in a failed plot in ...

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