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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa faces escalating unrest if the governing African National Congress (ANC) party retains power in next month’s election and fails to introduce major reforms, the leader of the country’s biggest opposition party said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Leader of South African opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA) Mmusi Maimane speaks during
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MANAGUA (Reuters) – Hundreds of Nicaraguans opposed to President Daniel Ortega took to the streets on Wednesday in protests deemed illegal by the government and several dozen were arrested, according to an opposition group, although police denied anyone was detained. Demonstrators shouts slogans during a march to mark the one year anniversary of the protests
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Calgary, Alberta (Reuters) – The landslide election win of a right-leaning, pro-energy industry party in Canada’s main oil-producing province of Alberta signals momentum may be building against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau months ahead of a federal election in October. Jason Kenney, Alberta’s premier-designate and leader of the United Conservative Party (UCP), meets with the media
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PARIS (Reuters) – France will open the redesign of Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral’s historic spire to international architects after Monday night’s catastrophic blaze that gutted the centuries-old roof and sent the towering spire crashing through the vaulted ceiling. The government’s announcement on Wednesday added to a question many are asking as France grieves for its
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