New Idris Elba wasp species 'could protect global broccoli crops'

Al Jazeera - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 20:52
The newly discovered species attacks the eggs of a 'stink bug' which decimates vegetable crops.
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Iranian commander chides US for 'failed plot' citing protests

Al Jazeera - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 20:43
Situation 'calmer' after days of violent demonstrations, government says, as militia leader blames US for unrest.
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UK: LibDems, SNP fail in TV election debate court bid

Al Jazeera - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 20:28
The third- and fourth-largest political parties in the UK's Parliament will be excluded from Tuesday's TV debate.
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Police break up archeological crime gang in Italy

Al Jazeera - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 20:18
Italian police recover 10,000 artefacts from the gang, who carried out illegal digs in the southern region of Calabria.
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Native American shield returned to New Mexico from France

Al Jazeera - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 20:13
The shield disappeared from a home in a village of the Acoma Pueblo tribe after a break-in four years ago.
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Two die in French bridge collapse near Toulouse

BBC News - World - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 20:08
A truck driver also dies when a suspension bridge falls, sending vehicles plunging into a river.
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Maldives legislators dismiss chief justice and senior judge

Al Jazeera - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 20:07
69 mostly ruling party lawmakers voted to impeach chief justice and the judge, but opposition is against the dismissal.
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Yemen's Houthi rebels seize vessel in Red Sea

Al Jazeera - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 19:47
'Attack' on ship towing South Korean drilling rig threatens vital shipping routes, Saudi spokesman says.
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Rodney Reed: Death row inmate says 'truth' will clear him

BBC News - World - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 19:40
After new evidence was brought forward, a Texas court decided to delay the death of Rodney Reed.
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Catalan president begins trial for 'disobedience'

Al Jazeera - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 19:24
Quim Torra refused to remove symbols of Catalonia's independence movement from public buildings.
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Avalanche kills six on Siachen glacier in Kashmir

BBC News - World - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 19:13
Four Indian soldiers and two civilians die as they are patrolling the Siachen glacier in Kashmir.
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Italy: Holocaust survivor's protection highlights rise in racism

Al Jazeera - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 18:56
The anti-Semitic threats to Liliana Segre are just the tip of the iceberg, say Italian analysts.
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Brazil Amazon deforestation soars to 11-year high under Bolsonaro

Al Jazeera - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 18:29
INPE data shows deforestation reached 9,762 square kilometres, up 29.5 percent, for the 12 months through July 2019.
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Hong Kong Polytechnic University: Police fire tear gas on protesters leaving site

BBC News - World - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 17:41
Protesters leaving the Polytechnic University of Hong Kong were met with tear gas and rubber bullets.
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Tear gas, water cannon used to disperse peaceful rally in Georgia

Al Jazeera - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 17:28
Riot police clear barricaded parliament entrances and surrounding territory after thousands rally for electoral reform.
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Is a resolution of the GCC crisis imminent?

Al Jazeera - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 17:27
The September 14 attack on Aramco has forced Saudi Arabia to revise its policies towards the region and the GCC.
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Lion removed from house opposite school in Lagos, Nigeria

BBC News - World - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 16:57
The creature was reportedly being used to guard a house in the Nigerian city of Lagos.
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Brazil's Amazon deforestation highest since 2008, space agency says

BBC News - World - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 16:12
The rainforest loses 9,762 sq km in 12 months, an increase of nearly 30%, Brazil's space agency says.
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101 East investigates: Korea's Pacific Cult

Al Jazeera - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 15:54
Follow 101 East's investigation into a secretive Korean cult in Fiji as it built a business empire on exploitation.
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Sinterklaas: Dutch protests over Black Pete festival-goers

BBC News - World - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 14:55
Anti-racism campaigners protest in cities across the Netherlands over the use of black face paint.
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