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Tunisia: Conservative law professor wins presidential race

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Conservative academic Kais Saied elected president of Tunisia, electoral commission confirms External link

Source country france24-en Monday, October 14, 2019 10:59:00 PM EAT | info [other]

Tunisian presidential candidate Kais Saied reacts after exit poll results were announced in a second round runoff of the presidential election in Tunis, Tunisia, on October 13, 2019. Zoubeir Souissi, Reuters. garnered 2.7 million votes against one million received by his rival business tycoon Nabil Karoui in Sunday’s runoff, the commission said....

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3 economists who study poverty win Nobel Prize

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Three economists who pioneered new ways to fight global poverty win Nobel Prize Subscriber content Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences says it is honour External link

Source country theglobeandmail Monday, October 14, 2019 10:44:00 PM EAT | info [other]

Two researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a third from Harvard University won the 2019 Nobel Prize in economics on Monday for groundbreaking research into what works and what doesn’t in the fight to reduce global poverty. The US$918,000 cash award went to MIT’s Abhijit.......

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American troops scramble for the exits in Syria

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U.S. Senator McConnell to meet with Trump administration to discuss Syria External link

Source country trust Monday, October 14, 2019 10:33:00 PM EAT | info [other]

WASHINGTON, Oct 14 (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Monday expressed grave concern about the U.S. response to Turkey's incursion in Syria, and said he will meet with officials in President Donald Trump's administration and other senators this week to discuss the situation....

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Cricket: Zimbabwe readmitted as ICC member

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Zimbabwe readmitted as ICC member External link

Source country irishsun Monday, October 14, 2019 10:06:00 PM EAT | info [other]

Entities: William Hussey[2];

Other categories: Cooperation;

Dubai - Cricket chiefs readmitted Zimbabwe as an International Cricket Council member on Monday following a three-month suspension over political interference. "Her desire to work in support of Zimbabwe Cricket was clear and she has unconditionally complied with the conditions set down by the ICC board....

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Catholic church urges Angola to declare a drought emergency

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Catholic church urges Angola to declare a drought emergency External link

Source country tribtown Monday, October 14, 2019 8:31:00 PM EAT | info [other]

JOHANNESBURG The Catholic church in Angola is urging the government to declare a state of emergency over the drought that has affected at least 1 million people in the country’s south. The comments on Monday, reported by the Portuguese news agency Lusa, follow a similar call last month by Angola’s.......

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Libyan officials: Airstrike kills 3 civilians in Tripoli

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Libyan officials: Airstrike kills 3 civilians in Tripoli External link

Source country siouxcityjournal Monday, October 14, 2019 9:30:00 PM EAT | info [other]

Tripoli has been the scene of fighting between rival militias since April. The U.N.-supported but weak government holds the capital, while forces associated with Gen. Khalifa Hifter are trying to seize it. The Tripoli-based government blamed the airstrike on Hifter's forces, the so-called Libyan National Army....

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Nobel economics prize winner Esther Duflo hopes to inspire other women

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MIL-OSI Global: Economics Nobel 2019: why Banerjee, Duflo and Kremer won External link

Source country foreignaffairs-nz Monday, October 14, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT | info [other]

– By Arnab Bhattacharjee, Professor of Economics, Heriot-Watt University. The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2019 (commonly known as the Nobel Prize for Economics) has been awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty”....

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Pelosi Says Democrats, Republicans to Seek Reversal of Trump Syria Pullback

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Democrats, Republicans to seek reversal of Trump Syria pullback: Pelosi External link

Source country timesofmalta Monday, October 14, 2019 10:37:00 PM EAT | info [other]

Entities: Steven Mnuchin[1]; Lindsey Graham[1]; Nancy Pelosi[1]; Mitch McConnell[2]; Donald Trump[1]; Recep Tayyip Erdogan[3];

Other categories: Terrorist Attack; Conflict; ACSRT (CAERT); Current Issues in Africa;

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Nancy Pelosi said: "Our first order of business was to agree that we must have a bipartisan, bicameral joint resolution to overturn the President's dangerous decision in Syria immediately,"

Nancy Pelosi said: "As... the President gave a green light to the Turks to bomb and effectively unleashed ISIS, we must have a stronger sanctions package than what the White House is suggesting,"

Lindsey Graham told: "Republicans and Democrats working with the administration are going to come down on him like a ton of bricks -- Iranian-type sanctions -- and he deserves it,"

Lindsey Graham said: "made the biggest mistake of his political life," "I've never seen such bipartisan support. We've all had it with Erdogan"

The top congressional Democrat said Monday she had agreed with Republicans on the need for a resolution to overturn Donald Trump's "dangerous" troop withdrawal from northern Syria, as the US president threatened tough sanctions against Ankara. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi also said congressional.......

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Rice Smuggling: 45 bank accounts frozen by Court

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Rice Smuggling: 45 bank accounts frozen by Court External link

Source country nan Monday, October 14, 2019 10:54:00 PM EAT | info [other]

Nigeria Customs Service addressing the media on the seized bags of rice. By Kelechi Ogunleye. A Federal High Court on Monday in Abuja ordered the temporary freezing of 45 bank accounts belonging to three companies allegedly involved in smuggling of rice into Nigeria....

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Sudan's government and rebels start peace talks in Juba

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Sudan's government, rebels start peace talks in Juba External link

Source country muscatinejournal Monday, October 14, 2019 9:02:00 PM EAT | info [other]

FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2019 file photo, Yesir Arman, leader of the Sudan Revolutionary Front, an alliance of rebel groups, gives an interview, in Cairo, Egypt. Sudan’s new, transitional authorities have six months to make peace with the country’s rebels under a power-sharing deal reached this.......

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