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03Jan/16

Protesters set fire to Saudi embassy in Tehran over Shi’ite cleric execution

Iranian protesters set fire to the Saudi Embassy in Tehran, as Shi’ite Muslim Iran react with fury to Saudi Arabia’s execution of a prominent Shi’ite cleric.

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26Nov/15

Britain’s Cameron says time to start bombing militants in Syria

It is time for Britain to start air strikes on Syria, Prime Minister David Cameron tells the House of Commons. Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn fears lessons haven’t been learnt from previous Western intervention in the Middle East.

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08Oct/15

Rwanda’s top court clears way for Kagame third term

Rwanda’s Supreme Court ruled to lift a constitutional two-term presidential limit following a petition by the ruling RPF to extend long-time President Paul Kagame’s time in office. The ruling is likely to draw attention to a host of other African leaders, from Congo Republic’s Denis Sassou Nguesso to DRC’s Joseph Kabila who are trying to do the same.
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14Sep/15

New Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is hounded by media over his shadow cabinet choices

Britain’s new opposition Labour leader defends his shadow cabinet picks against criticism there aren’t enough women in the top jobs, despite there being more women than men at the top table for the first time in history.

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01Aug/15

London council cracks down on wealthy drivers showing off their supercars

Authorities in London introduce crackdown on noisy ‘supercars’ in and around the exclusive district of Knightsbridge. Residents say they’re being driven to distraction by late-night revving engines and racing by the cars, many of whose drivers come from the Gulf States.
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23May/15

Adams says Ireland’s ‘yes’ result “huge day for equality”

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams welcomes Ireland’s landslide ‘yes’ vote for same-sex marriage and says it is a “huge day for equality”.

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08May/15

UK Polls: UKIP leader steps down

(UK POOL/ITN) – The leader of Britain’s anti-EU United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) has stepped down from his post after failing to win a seat in the country’s parliament, election officials said on Friday (May 8).
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08May/15

UK’s Clegg quits as Liberal Democrat leader

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg resigns after his party’s “crushing” defeat in the UK general election.

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