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Canada
Throne Speech indicates that climate crisis will trump the frustrations of Alberta and Saskatchewan

Governor-General Julie Payette reads speech from minority Liberal government

Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll reportedly eyeing major stake in Aston Martin

Nova Scotia becomes first province to ban flavoured vaping products

Ontario’s Catholic teachers to be in legal strike position on Dec. 21

Liberal throne speech extends an olive branch, but mostly in one direction

Federal government set to announce agreement with Alberta over proposed heavy emitters carbon tax

Canada's last Nazi denied a Supreme Court appeal of revoked citizenship

Nazi war crimes suspect loses fight to retain Canada citizenship

Canada looks into mining critical minerals for US market

USA
US House will proceed with articles of impeachment against Trump

U.S. House Judiciary Committee will move to impeach Trump by drafting formal charges: Pelosi

Trump aware of consequences policy of US-Russian confrontation would entail, says Lavrov

Video of Trudeau discussing Trump used in new U.S. attack ad by Biden campaign

Pelosi greenlights drafting articles of impeachment

Nissan gives U.S. workers two unpaid days off as America sales slump

US border agency scraps plans for mandatory facial recognition scans for American travelers

US Navy sailor kills two in shooting at Pearl Harbor base, takes own life

US indicts hackers with alleged Russian intelligence ties

New evacuation order lifted in Texas city hit by chemical fire, explosion

'You're a damn liar, man!' Joe Biden, 77, explodes at Iowa voter, 83

North American shale supply set to grow even if oil prices drop

Gold-backed ETFs post $1.3 billion outflow in November — report

Mexico
Mexican government seeks social security for female domestic workers

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales Concedes Interview to Folha in Mexico City

US attorney general meets Mexican president on crime

Barr’s meeting in Mexico could be prelude to greater U.S. involvement against drug cartels

Mexico President Hosts US AG Behind Closed Doors in Capital

Mexico, US eye cooperation in meetings sparked by cartel threat

Guatemala
Ararat Mirzoyan receives Guatemala Parliament Vice-President

Guatemala: Tourists gather to watch erupting volcano as explosions rock landscape

Honduras
Berta Caceres: Seven men sentenced to jail in Honduras

Nicaragua
Trump: 'Nicaragua Continues to Be a National Security Threat'

Press Freedom Still Under Attack in Nicaragua

Cuba
Importance of social networks highlighted in Cuba

President: Cuba's resistance is a monument to Fidel's infinite work

Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic reduces homicides by 7.6%

Alleged Dominican drug kingpin arrested in Colombia

Jamaica
National Cyber Policy Being Developed To Protect Jamaica’s Citizens

Venezuela
Venezuela to open International University of Communication

HRW says Brazil failing to protect unaccompanied Venezuelan children

Colombia
Three political killings reported in Colombia during latest anti-government marches

Duque’s approval rating plummets as Colombia’s anti-government persist

Colombia’s embattled police chief says student demands same as guerrillas’

Fact-checking Colombia’s media: La FM boss Luis Carlos Velez

Ecuador
Kinross walks away from Ecuador project with Lundin stake sale

Peru
Peru: National Infrastructure Plan for Competitiveness to boost sustainable growth

Peru President supervises forest recovery in Tambopata reserve

BCR: Parliamentary elections not to affect Peruvian economy

Peru PM: If we want a different country, we should not be tolerant of corruption

Peru President: Investigation was shelved twice

Peru: Attorney General ratifies support for Lava Jato Case Special Team

Peru marks 10th anniversary of Peru-U.S. FTA implementation

Peru President participates in risk management and natural disasters seminar

Bolivia
Bolivia's interim president will not take part in next elections

Evo Morales calls for unity of the Bolivian people

Delayed OAS report on Bolivian elections sparks condemnation

Brazil
Brazil's Environment Minister Suspends Environment Surveillance in Acre Reserve

Moro Admits that Police Committed Errors in Funk Party Operation

Brazil: Same-sex Marriages Jumped 360%

Ibovespa Hits 110,000 and Set New Record

Brazil Approves Cannabis-Based Products Sold in Pharmacies

Changing Mercosur bloc meets in Brazil after US tariffs blow

Argentina
Tensions loom large at Macri's final Mercosur summit

Felipe Solá will be foreign minister, confirms Alberto Fernández

Jorge Todesca: 'INDEC's independence was a firm commitment by Macri'

Argentina bears fear more pain as Fernández de Kirchner returns

Trump's tariffs puts Brazil's Bolsonaro and Argentine president elect Fernandez in the same boat

Chile
If It Could Happen in Chile: Charting Riot Risk in Latin America

Amazon pulls Chile dictatorship 'death flights' T-shirts after backlash

Protecting Patagonian peatlands in Chile

'The Rapist is You!' Chile anthem against sexual violence goes viral

Chile scores access to Chinese citrus market

Chilean Parliament to vote on accusation against Piñera next week

Uruguay
Luis Lacalle Pou of the National Party is elected President of Uruguay

Uruguay's president-elect accused of ignorance and bad faith

Asia
Japan
South Korea and Japan to meet next week to resolve dispute

Drug-resistant bacteria killed over 8,000 in Japan in 2017, researchers estimate

Killing of aid group chief Tetsu Nakamura in Afghanistan looked like well-planned hit

Cabinet approves ¥26 trillion stimulus package to prop up slowing Japanese economy

Japan tops Global Climate Risk Index as extreme heat hits countries both rich and poor

Trendy neighborhoods in Tokyo came and went during the 2010s, but did capitalist conformity move in for good?

Japanese cosmetic giant Shiseido gambles on 'Made in Japan'

LDP statesman Yasuhiro Nakasone helped shape postwar Japan from the top down

Japanese man, 71, arrested for ‘making 24,000 complaint calls’

N. Korea
N. Korea says it too will use force against U.S. if necessary

North Korea vows 'corresponding actions at any level' after Trump talks of military action

North Korea threatens to resume calling Trump 'dotard'

Samjiyon: Kim Jong-un unveils town hailed as 'epitome of civilisation'

S. Korea
Foreigners select installation of public WiFi throughout Seoul as city's best policy

S. Korea gripped by bitterly cold snap, but milder temperatures by weekend

Raising S. Korea's shared military costs could backfire on U.S. defense industry

World's first geostationary air pollution monitoring satellite unveiled by S. Korea

S. Korea led research group releases biggest DNA dataset for Asian populations

How S. Korea's exports can rebound after wave of change in world trade

S. Korean Lim Ki-tack wins second term as IMO Secretary-General

Mongolia
In Mongolia, Successful Evangelism Has Many Faces

Mongolia to increase road tax by 5 times in 2020

2% of national GDP of Mongolia to be spent for green economy in 2020

China
China hits out after U.S. Congress passes bill supporting Uighur Muslims in China

S. Korea, China to continue joint efforts on establishing peace on Korean Peninsula

CPPCC committee slams US House approval of Xinjiang-related bill

China to further improve nutrition for rural students

4.5-magnitude earthquake hits north China

Major anti-government rally and march get Hong Kong police permission

China’s growing economic clout makes Asian neighbours wary, survey shows

China expected to set 2020 growth target at ‘around 6 per cent’

Hong Kong Airlines expecting bailout by Saturday, its CEO says

China's neighbors fret over Beijing's military and economic might: poll

Chinese Telecoms Companies Confirm Mandatory Facial Recognition For New Numbers

Brother of Uyghur Linguist Confirmed Held in Xinjiang Internment Camp For Years

Rare documentary reveals counter-terrorism perseverance in Xinjiang

Philippines
Filipino workers flock to leave crisis-hit Lebanon

US investor bids to keep China out of Philippine shipyard

Palace: Poor reading comprehension of Pinoy students a 'reality'

ICC prosecutor junks complaint vs Xi Jinping on West Philippine Sea dispute

SWS: 7 of 10 Filipinos worried by presence of Chinese workers

Vietnam
Finland international student numbers just over 20k, led by Vietnam, Russia

Australia Should Demand Release of Vietnam Detainees: Rights Group

Dioxin remediation project kicks off at Biên Hòa Airbase

Developing raw material areas essential for Việt Nams agricultural growth

VN stocks step down as confidence fades on lack of news

US, Vietnam strengthen partnership to address war legacies

Laos
WB approves additional funding for poverty reduction

Laos: Central bank expects more investment in securities market

Thailand
Tensions Between National Army And Mon Rebels Flare on Myanmar-Thai Border

Thailand pays tribute to the late Monarch on Father’s Day

Cambodia
Cambodian Government Revokes Passports of 27 CNRP Members

Cambodia’s King Strips Senior Police Officers of ‘Okhna’ Title

Malaysia
PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali has defended his boss Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim over a fresh allegation of sexual assault made against the latter yesterday

Mujahid: KL Summit important platform to promote true message of Islam

Dr Xavier: All states agree to implement water tariffs adjustments next year

Number of flood victims in Lawas remains at 93

Singapore
At Singapore summit, experts hail innovation as key to countering global uncertainty, disruption

Indonesia
Indonesian police arrest more than 34 people over charges of treason for attempting to raise the outlawed Morning Star flag

Indonesian Journalist Shot in Eye to Sue Hong Kong Police For 'Justice'

Ombudsman finds maladministration in Talangsari massacre 'peace declaration'

Government mulls plan to expand MRT to South Tangerang

Social Affairs Ministry promotes rights for disabled people

Amendment disagreement: Jokowi says no, MPR divided

BNN chief, security minister discuss death row convicts

UNP awards honorary doctoral degree in education to Jusuf Kalla

Myanmar
Myanmar to face genocide charges at UN's ICJ

Rakhine State's Indonesian hospital to promote religious harmony: VP

Nepal
Thousands of animals sacrificed in Nepal Hindu ritual amid outcry

Nepal Makes First Arrest over 'Menstrual Hut' Death

Mass animal sacrifices go ahead in Nepal despite court ban of the Hindu ritual

India
More than 9.4 million children vaccinated against typhoid fever in Sindh

Holding rates of interest: RBI cites inflation which raises questions

Central Asia & Middle East
Pakistan
Iran, Pakistan entering new era of cooperation: Pak FM

Another minor boy mauled by dogs in Larkana

Two army soldiers martyred in North Waziristan operation

Foreign exchange: SBP reserves hit eight-month high at $9.11b

Borrowing soars to $10.4b in PTI’s first year in power

Cold tests completed at Karachi 2

Govt asks nations to act against Kashmir cells in Pak missions

Afghanistan
US peace envoy to Afghanistan launches ‘accelerated effort’ in surprise stop in Kabul

Afghanistan will need continued financial support after a political settlement: WB

Kazakhstan
Ukraine's MFA explains Kyiv's stance to Kazakhstan's Ambassador due to statements by President Tokayev on Crimea

President comments on Kazakhstan-Germany dual education cooperation

Kazakhstan, Turkey to expand military co-op

Kyrgyzstan
Transfer of millions. Parliament to consider investigation of journalists

At least 480 migrants diagnosed with HIV for four months

Kyrgyzstanis to have seven days off during New Year holidays

Jeenbekov familiarizes with implementation of digitalization processes in medicine

Election of Kyrgyzstan to UNESCO Executive Board is great opportunity for dissemination of spiritual heritage in int’l arena

Tajikistan
Iran, Tajikistan to expand ties in scientific spheres

Turkmenistan
UN, CAREC coordinate activities on Turkmenistan

Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan Not Ready to Allow Russia Reconstruct Its Airports

Officially employed citizens reach 5.7 million in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan mulls soum Eurobond as it explores funding options

Armenia
NK conflict can have no military solution - Heads of Delegation of OSCE MG Co-Chair countries

PM Pashinyan awards Japanese scientist Takeo Kanade with State Prize for Global Investment in IT

Security of Artsakh people will not be compromised, Armenian FM says at OSCE ministerial meeting

Azerbaijan
President Ilham Aliyev receives newly appointed Hajigabul, Naftalan executives

President Ilham Aliyev receives delegation led by Turkish minister of agriculture and forestry

One mln mulberry seedlings imported from China

Azerbaijani energy minister to attend 7th OPEC & non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting

Currency reserves of Azerbaijan's Central Bank increase

Iran
Iranian Oil Minister Says OPEC Members Reached Consensus on OPEC+ Deal

Iran blasts European states' arbitrary interpretation of UN Resolution 2231

Iran oil minister arrives in Vienna for OPEC meeting

Iran working on nuclear-capable missiles: European powers

U.S. May Send Several Thousand More Troops To Middle East To Counter Iran

U.S. Says Iran May Have Killed More Than 1,000 People In Recent Unrest

Leader: People’s anti-violence rallies foil enemies’ plot

Iraq
Iraqi parl't approves new election law

Iraq paramilitaries stab anti-government protesters in horrific attack

Mortars hit Iraqi airbase that houses US forces outside Baghdad – reports

Kurdistan official, new Hungarian envoy discuss trade, agriculture, investment

Multiple stabbings after Iran-backed militia supporters join Baghdad protest

Syria
Russian military police and aviation carry out patrolling missions on five routes in Syria

A four-way summit on Syria will be in Turkey

Turkey
Erdogan: Second Turkey-UK-France-Germany summit on Syria to be held in February

Allies must support Turkey in conflict with Syrian Kurdish fighters as it approved NATO plan – Erdogan

Turkey proceeds for approval of Libya deal, yet not aims tension in E Med

Lebanon
Protesters gather outside Banks Association

World Bank delegation visits Minister of Finance, expresses willingness to assist Lebanon

Sidon protests: Activist apprehended outside Central Bank

Beirut's Madina Riyadiya road blocked to traffic

Suicide epidemic sweeps Lebanon amid economic downturn

Lebanon's Daily Star 'sacks American journalist for organising strike'

Hezbollah, undeterred after recent setbacks, beefing up border presence – IDF

Israel
Netanyahu lawyer to be charged with money-laundering: judiciary

Netanyahu leaves troubles at home for worry-free, achievement-less Lisbon visit

Netanyahu: Direct elections for prime minister ‘becoming interesting'

Israel ambassador calls on UN to recognize Jewish refugees

Palestine
Hamas official says no move for long-term ceasefire with Israel

Jordan
ICC prosecutor concerned about possible annexation of Jordan Valley

Kuwait
Parliament chief lauds impact of leading late sports figure, Al-Faris

Global coalition against IS admits civilian death in Oct. airstrikes

Kuwait Crown Prince returns home from private vacation

Kuwait's UN envoy hails Kuwaiti-US relations

Qatar
Azerbaijan, Qatar hold political consultations

Saudi Arabia
Saudi Aramco sets IPO share price at USD 8

Saudi Aramco raises $25.6 bn in initial stock offering

Marathon OPEC meeting breaks up without agreement

World’s largest oil company looking for war insurance

Yemen
US Releases Photos of Seized 'Significant Cache' of Iran Missile Parts Headed to Yemen

Yemeni patients with chronic diseases appeal for help

Europe
United Kingdom
The 15 incidents which claim Corbyn has engaged in anti-semitic behaviour

Four more Brexit Party MEPs 'on the verge of quitting'

Former Leave donor gives £1million to the Tories 16 months after describing Boris Johnson as a 'buffoon'

U.K.'s Labour accuses BBC of bias over its election coverage

Ireland
Dublin Bay still at risk from wastewater overflow following pump failures

'Significant seizure' of 234,000 cigarettes at Dublin Airport

Primark confirms expansion plans in the US and Eastern Europe

Fianna Fáil's John McGuinness says he would back no confidence motion against Government

Tesco's Irish unit a key focus in $800m lawsuit

Children's Hospital project boss admits final cost of €1.7bn project not yet known

Portugal
Faro welcomes scientist to prepare world report on climate change

Portugal: 2,125 tonnes of food donations collected

Mostly dry weekend in Portugal

Altice invests €15M in 100,000 km of fibre optics in the north

Spain
In Madrid, Spain, a man throws a hand grenade at a migrant unaccompanied minor centre, although it did not explode

Alert on the increase of CO2 emissions at COP25 in Madrid

Madrid Climate Talks: Decade Ending 2019 Likely To Be Hottest On Record

At least 58 people drown near Mauritania after boat capsizes en route to Spain

Spain planning on going ahead with ‘Google tax’ despite US tariff threats

France
Police, Unions dispute turnout levels in French national protest

Police, "anarchists" clash in Paris strike

French unions extend general strike for three days

French National Strike begins over President Emmanuel Macron’s pension reform plan

France crippled by biggest strike in years

These strikes prove that Macronism has failed to lift France out of depression

Across France, hundreds of thousands protest pension reform on day one of strike

Hundreds of thousands march as France paralysed by strike

Four key issues should be settled at Normandy Format summit

Unions in France extend strikes as 800,000 people march against pension reforms

Paris police use tear gas to disperse rioters as tens of thousands protest

Luxembourg
Deputy FM receives Luxemburg Amb. credentials, Iran's Deputy FM

Belgium
NATO seeks domination in Euro-Atlantic region, Middle East — Lavrov

Russia and EU discuss mutual relations

Labour plans to rig second referendum by letting EU nationals vote, says PM

Zarif: EU letter to UNGA to cover up their incompetence regarding JCPOA

EU gives green light to sustainable investment rules

Netherlands
Iran, Netherlands mull cooperation in water, energy industries

Dutch Parliament adopts amendment to open embassy in Yerevan, Armenia

Germany
Larvov urges Berlin to use special channels for contacts between law enforcement agencies

German accusations against Russia over murder of Georgian citizen unfounded & unacceptable – Lavrov

Expelled Russian Diplomats Linked to Military Intelligence – German Media

Merkel to pledge 60 million euros for Auschwitz museum during visit – report

France, Germany and UK reiterate claim that Iran has nuclear-capable ballistic missiles

Denmark
SAS pays price for pilot strikes with worst results in five years

Denmark to push back on high rents with law against housing speculators

Map: These are the areas Denmark calls 'ghettos'

Austria
Iran's petroleum minister, Russia's Lukoil chief discuss OPEC oil cuts in Vienna

Switzerland
Donors pledge US$1.2 billion funding to UNHCR for refugee protection and humanitarian programmes

Why getting Swiss citizenship can be worth up to 10,000 francs per year

Inside Switzerland's Beznau, Europe's oldest nuclear power plant

Switzerland set to introduce 50 franc fee for emergency room visits

Italy
China, Italy to enhance cooperation on old city wall protection

'How Little Britain helped me deal with Italian bureaucracy'

Italy waters down plastic tax after complaints from business

Slovenia
It’s Up to Euro-Area Governments to Boost Growth, Slovenia Says

Slovenia's competition watchdog clears €444mn Abanka acquisition by NKBM

Croatia
Croatia awards licence to INA for gas and oil exploration

Thousands of teachers strike in Croatia

Chances of obtaining a new heart in Croatia twice as high as in Germany

Croatia ready to settle differences on EU's long-term budget: PM

Croatia's election commission confirms 11 presidential candidates

Serbia
Politics Blamed for Serbia-Montenegro Extradition Backlog

Montenegro
Montenegro Cannot Count on Bucking Demographic Trends

Montenegro Prosecutor Faces Grilling for Watching Attack on Journalist

Montenegro to open its final chapter with EU, Serbia only the second this year

Montenegro joins the Inclusive Framework on BEPS to fight MNE tax avoidance

Albania
Albania: Gov’t and new opposition elect new Prosecutor General

Greece
Pirates kidnap 19 crew members from Greek crude oil tanker off Nigeria – officials

Greece: ‘Social dividend’ to help 250,000 households

National unity and pragmatism vis-a-vis Turkey

PTSD diagnosis racket dismantled on Lesvos

‘Two different hells’: Mainland offers little respite for refugees in Greece

North Macedonia
ForMin Aurescu reiterates Romania's support for the initiation of EU accession negotiations for North Macedonia

Bulgaria
Russia expels Bulgarian embassy employee ‘in response to Sofia’s actions’

At Least 100 Tonnes of Chicken Infected with Salmonella Has Reached the Bulgarian Market

Bulgaria - the Best Country in the Balkans to Live and Work Abroad

Wizz Air Recognized as the Best Low Cost Airline in Bulgaria and the Most Preferred Passenger Choice for the Third Consecutive Year

Bulgarian Startups Are Enhancing their Global Innovation Potential

Eurostat: The Share of Persons Outside the Labour Market Reached a New Low in 2018

PM Borissov: 88% of German Companies Would Invest Again in the Bulgaria

Romania
President Iohannis: We still want to increase pensions; there will definitely be no salary cuts

IntMin Vela: We will propose legislative measure to set up structure specialized in missing persons

Iohannis says Romania is ready to co-host EURO 2020,yet far from what has been promised

President Iohannis: PISA results, worrying; that is why I started the 'Educated Romania' project

Hungary
King of confectionery: The man who created Hungary's birthday cake

Did Hungary turn to the Russian Duma for support against Ukraine?

'You need more': Hungary praises China tech giant despite NATO warning

Trade Minister: Japanese Companies 7th Largest Investors in Hungary

Hungarian Family Minister Katalin Novak touts efforts to country's boost birthrate

Hungary's central TV channel marks Crimea as part of Russia

Slovakia
Azerbaijani, Armenian FM’s discuss Karabakh conflict in Slovakia

The Supreme Court takes ex-head of Tipos, Ján Barczi, into custody

Slovakia falls in tax ranking

Franciscan church in Fiľakovo opened after four-year reconstruction

New educative path leads to Kráľova hoľa

Poland
Rule of Law Concerns May Hurt Growth in Poland, Hungary, Says EBRD

Ukraine
Ukrainians to be banned from travelling to Russia on internal passports in March 2020

"Building a wall" in Donbas: Zelensky's aide names plan B in case Russia peace talks fail

Ukraine's minister: 750,000 ha of land stolen from the state during farmland sale ban

Ally Of Ukrainian Ex-PM Sought Plan To Import U.S. Gas To Ukraine

USAID launches new program to support civil society in Ukraine

One person dies, 27 people hospitalized, 14 missing after Odesa college fire

Belarus
Belarus' Lukashenko Dismisses Fears Russia Could Swallow His Country

Day Of Reckoning: Belarusians Balk At Prospect Of Russia Merger

Lukashenko: Truly efficient representative and legislative body has been formed in Belarus

Lukashenko: Belarus will not cede its sovereignty

Russia
The Power of Siberia pipeline begins operations, delivering Russian natural gas to China

US introduces cybersecurity-related sanctions against Russian nationals, companies

Russian Energy Ministry frecasts oil production in Russia in 2019 at 556-560 mln tonnes

Russia ready to extend New START by year-end without any preconditions, says Putin

Black Sea Fleet sub to join Russia’s Mediterranean Squadron after dock repairs

A con man allegedly built a fake border crossing between Russia and Finland — and got paid to smuggle migrants to the ‘Finnish’ side

Russians charged in Evil Corp hack investigation

Cutting Russia off from SWIFT would mean declaration of war – Russian PM

Georgia
Merkel warns against speculation over Georgian national’s murder in Berlin

Interior Ministry uses Russia, Georgia’s experience against organized crime

Lithuania
Lithuania, Romania, the most significant decline in the number of employees in EU, in Q3

Croatia and Lithuania win the European Broadband Awards targeting rural areas

Lithuanian president thanks Trump for 'leadership', presents plans for military purchases from US

Lithuania Mulls Raising Corporate Tax for Banks Over Assets Levy

Latvia
Marguerite sells to Japanese fund as stake in Latvian gas company changes hands

Latvia votes against EU tax transparency directive

Estonia
Agu Leinfeld: Let us have an internet-free day in Estonia

Convicted Estonian Official in NATO Spy Scandal Released

Estonia to launch U-space services in partnership with AirMap

Finland
Russia arrests conman who built fake border with Finland

Finland Braces for Fresh Wave of Strikes Next Week

Sweden
Ryanair to close base at Stockholm Skavsta Airport

First meeting between Sweden Democrats and Moderate Party leaders

Norway
Norway ramps up W.Europe’s largest oilfield as oil’s future questioned

Africa
Egypt
Egyptian fighter jet crashes

Egypt has sold almost half the land for its new capital city

Egyptian-Chinese ties at 'golden age'

Meet the controversial actor and businessman standing up against Egypt's Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Egypt Will Egypt heed US threat of sanctions for Russian jet deal?

Libya
Turkish parl't ratifies controversial maritime pact with Libya

Libya to Send List of 800 Russian Mercenaries to Moscow

Turkish parliament backs contentious deal with Libya

We are not siding with anyone in the Libya conflict: Russian FM Lavrov

UNSC expresses concern on Libyan escalation, arms embargo, mercenary involvement and external interference

Tunisia
Tunisia launches a state-sponsored sex-education program, a rarity in the Arab world

Tunisia as a hub for LGBTQ rights? Democracy is making it happen.

Tunisian premier-designate vows to form 'harmonious' government

Eni signs MoU to investigate castor cultivation for sustainable biofuels in Tunisia

Morocco
Aminatou Haidar receives 2019 Rights Livelihood Awards and calls for respect of Saharawi people’s rights

Moroccan YouTuber arrested for 'public insults' after criticising king

Future of the Western Sahel - Sahelistan or a Desert Rose?

Morocco and Spain arrest 4 suspected ISIS supporters in joint raids

Mauritania
UN: 62 Killed as Migrant Boat Capsizes Off Mauritania

Boat carrying migrants capsizes near Mauritania, killing 58

Senegal
Three development partners finance clean-up of Hann Bay

Equatorial Guinea
João Lourenço receives message from Equatorial Guinea counterpart

Liberia
Go-Slow Looms as Liberian Civil Servants Issue Pay Demand

Liberia: The Senate Must Seriously Examine House Members' Request

Liberia: Over 94268 Normal Deliveries Conducted By Skilled Birth Attendants

Ghana
The hidden costs of social media use in elections: A Ghana case study

Ghana’s Cedi Heads for 25th Straight Annual Drop Against the U.S. Dollar

Nigeria
Supporters Say Opposition Activist, Reporter Released from Detention in Nigeria

Buhari Unveils Made-in-Nigeria War Vehicles, Promises Security

Nigeria Accounted for 25% of Malaria Cases Worldwide in 2018 - WHO

Pirates kidnap 19 crew members of Greek tanker off Nigeria

Nigeria militants kidnap 14, including two Red Cross workers

Nigeria will add rice to export commodities in 2 years — Nanono

UK signs MoU with Nigeria’s standards agency

Nigerian lawmakers lament ‘numerous’ checkpoints on federal highways

South Sudan
South Sudan Creates Tribunal to Try Security Operatives

Ethiopia
Refugees in Ethiopia Grow Impatient for Right to Work

Djibouti
UN, government say 150,000 people need immediate help in Djibouti

Somalia
Reliable and sustainable water access to farmers in Somalia's riverine areas is essential

Kenya
Kenya's World Heritage Town Worries Development Will Dilute Culture

Kenya Doubles Down on Debt With $3.5 Billion Road-Bonds Plan

Uganda
Flooding is the new normal for a Ugandan border town

Congo, DR
Vaccine Group Announces Creation of Ebola Vaccine Stockpile

Angola
Angola plans to increase oil output in 2020

Zambia
Zambian Gay Sex Row - U.S. Envoy Says He Has Been Threatened

Mukula Cartel - How Timber Traffickers Plunder Zambian Forests

Rwanda
Rwanda inks deal with PSG football club to promote tourism

Tanzania
Tanzania: Parents Urged to Persuade Children to Be Multilingual

US warns against travel to Tanzania over same-sex unions row

Mozambique
Mozambique: 18 Die in Latest Cabo Delgado Clashes

Fear, hunger, and mystery killers stalk Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado

Zimbabwe
WFP Sees $200 Million Gap as Food Insecurity Rises in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Doctors Accuse Govt of Buying Second-Hand Hospital Equipment

Food Security Situation in Zimbabwe

Zim “orange” justice works for end to gender violence

Botswana
Botswana poll result 'to be challenged in court'.

Namibia
Namibia makes steady progress on education SDG

Namibia mulls over waiving tax on diamond firm to save jobs

Ramaphosa congratulates Hage Geingob on re-election as Namibian president

Namibia, Tanzania seek ways to exploit trade

South Africa
South African Airways secures state-led rescue

More breakdowns force Eskom into overnight load shedding

Heavy rains, flooding lash drought-stricken Upington

DA's Stevens Mokgalapa ousted as Tshwane mayor

Oceania
Australia
The Queensland Premier has rejected the ­notion that her deputy, Jackie Trad, runs the government.

Dairy leaders unveil bold vision to rebuild their tumultuous boom-bust industry

Scott Morrison defends Scott Cam’s lucrative deal to serve as national careers ambassador

Leaked documents reveal how gambling company stops people winning

At the end of Morrison's first full year in charge, some surprise gifts have been delivered

Coal power becoming ‘uninsurable’ as more insurers refuse cover

Nickel, cobalt price: Electric car sales are tanking, but metal use spikes

New Zealand
Major bus service could be cancelled for weeks due to strikes

Big read: The fight for NZ's $6 billion catch

Should it stay or should it go? Huge costs of port plans revealed

Outrage as Whanganui wiped off weather map

Fiji
Fiji among 10 nations most impacted by climate crisis

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