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Fourth US Democratic debate: Impeachment, healthcare, Syria

Twelve Democratic candidates held the fourth debate for the right to challenge President Donald Trump for the US presidency in 2020. The candidates defended the congressional impeachment inquiry of Trump and debated healthcare, the economy, foreign policy and other issues on Tuesday night. Al Jazeera’s John Hendren reports from Westerville, Ohio. – Subscribe to our…

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Yemen fuel shortage: health concerns rise as rubbish piles up

In Yemen’s capital Sanaa health officials warn that enormous piles of uncollected rubbish littering its streets could lead to another cholera outbreak. But rubbish trucks have not been able to do their rounds because of a severe fuel shortage, despite last year’s Sweden deal which promised the delivery of goods and other services if the…

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Kashmir lockdown limits people's access to mental healthcare

The security lockdown in Indian-administered Kashmir continues for nearly two months. Now doctors say the crackdown is causing stress and anxiety in people, while also limiting their access to mental healthcare services. Al Jazeera’s Mohammed Jamjoom reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera…

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Analysis: Canada's Trudeau admits to racist 'brownface' makeup

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologised after a photo emerged of him wearing brownface makeup to a party in 2001. The picture was published in a school yearbook while Trudeau worked as a teacher in British Columbia, before entering politics. It was taken at the school’s annual dinner with an Arabian Nights theme. The…

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Kyrgyzstan's former President Atambayev detained

Special officers have arrested Kyrgyzstan’s former President Almazbek Atambayev after storming his home for the second time in 24 hours. A soldier was killed during Wednesday’s failed raid at his country residence near the capital Bishkek. Al Jazeera’s Laura Burdon-Manley has more. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish -…

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Egypt's former president Mohamed Morsi dies: State media

Egypt’s former President Mohamed Morsi has died after appearing in court in Cairo, according to state media. The 67-year-old died after fainting during the court session in the Egyptian capital on Monday, state TV reported. “He was speaking before the judge for 20 minutes then became very animated and fainted. He was quickly rushed to…

🇹🇲 🇳🇴 Turkmenistan the worst country for journalists, Norway the safest | Al Jazeera English thumbnail

🇹🇲 🇳🇴 Turkmenistan the worst country for journalists, Norway the safest | Al Jazeera English

Turkmenistan is the most dangerous country in the world for journalists to do their job while Norway is ranked the safest. The campaign group Reporters Without Borders has published its annual league table of press freedom worldwide and has said that journalists around the world are up against an intense climate of fear and danger.…

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????How far can Trump shield Bin Salman? l Inside Story

The US President admits Mohammed bin Salman may have known about the plan to murder journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The CIA says the Crown Prince actually ordered it. But Trump’s contradicted his intelligence agency saying that’s not a definitive determination. And in any case he says it would be foolish to take action against Riyadh. That…

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?? ? Is Africa getting into a ‘debt trap’ with China? | Inside Story

China is Africa’s largest trading partner and has already spent billions of dollars in investment and loans – with the promise of much more to come. From roads and railways to ports, the Chinese government is backing large-scale projects across Africa as part of its so-called ‘Belt and Road’ initiative. The leaders of around 50…

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?? ?? Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of blocking access to Hajj | Al Jazeera English

Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of barring its nationals from performing this year’s Hajj, a charge Saudi officials deny. Around 1,200 Qatari citizens are allowed to attend the pilgrimage under a quota system, but Qatari officials say it has become impossible to register for the annual religious event. Saudi Arabia, alongside the United Arab Emirates,…