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    34 US troops injured in recent Iranian strike

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 02:57pm on January 25, 2020

    Nearly three dozen US troops suffered traumatic brain injuries or concussion in this month’s Iranian air strike on a military base in Iraq, the Pentagon said on Friday....

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    Kurdish authorities move 21 orphans out of Syria camp

    Agence France-Presse . Syria | Updated at 12:21am on January 26, 2020

    Kurdish authorities said they transferred 21 orphans from a squalid displacement camp in northeast Syria on Saturday, including two French children who are set to be repatriated...

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    First Chilean police officer in court as protest flare anew

    Agence France-Presse . Santiago | Updated at 12:20am on January 26, 2020

    A Chilean police officer appeared in court Friday in the first instance of prosecutors bringing charges over eye injuries blamed on security forces during Chile’s months of unrest...

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    Yemen rebels advance as loyalists beat ‘tactical’ retreat

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 12:18am on January 26, 2020

    Huthi rebels have gained ground east of the Yemeni capital Sanaa, in what the defence minister acknowledged as a ‘tactical withdrawal’ by government loyalists. Renewed fighting, which entered its ninth...

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    Trump attends anti-abortion rally as Democrats wrap impeachment case

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:16am on January 26, 2020

    US president Donald Trump, seeking to shore up evangelical support ahead of the November election, addressed the country’s biggest annual anti-abortion rally on Friday as the Senate sat...

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    Brexit will not affect intel cooperation: EU

    Agence France-Presse . Zagreb | Updated at 12:14am on January 26, 2020

    Brexit will not negatively affect cooperation between the intelligence services in Europe, the EU’s anti-terrorism coordinator said. ‘The exchange of information is not impacted,’ Gilles de Kerchove said...

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    Protest violence won’t work: Hong Kong activist

    Agence France-Presse . Barcelona | Updated at 12:10am on January 26, 2020

    Escalating protest violence is not the way to bring about change, Hong Kong democracy activist Jason Ng has said, urging demonstrators to embrace non-violent means in the struggle to...

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    So far 41 dead, around 1,300 infected by Coronavirus in China

    Agence France-Presse . Wuhan, China | Updated at 01:58pm on January 25, 2020

    A deadly viral outbreak in China has now killed 41 people, while the number of infected cases has soared to nearly 1,300, authorities said on Saturday...