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Three stabbed in Manchester attack

Three people have been stabbed in Manchester in the United Kingdom. The attack took place at the city’s biggest shopping centre, Manchester Arndale. A man has been arrested on suspicion of “terror offences”. Al Jazeera’s Emma Hayward reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish …

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Russia-Saudi ties: President Vladimir Putin in Riyadh

Russian President Vladimir Putin is in Saudi Arabia where he is expected to sign oil agreements and discuss the crisis with Iran. It is his first visit to the kingdom in more than 10 years. He will meet King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) in Riyadh. Saudi …

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Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg to set sail for US

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has set sail on a voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, taking her campaign against global warming to the United Nations in New York. The 16-year-old is making the two-week-long crossing on a zero-emissions yacht, accompanied by her father and two crew members. Al Jazeera’s Sonia …

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Philippines town replaces all-male police force with women

A town in the central Philippines has replaced an almost all-male police force with women officers. It is part of a wider government effort at promoting women in the workplace. Al Jazeera’s Jamela Alindogan reports from Maria in Siquijor province. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on …

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Turkey's offensive in Syria: Syrian Kurds flee to northern Iraq

Syrian Kurds fleeing the fighting in northeast Syria are starting to arrive in northern Iraq after Turkey’s operation in the region to rout the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces begins. The authorities there say they could be the first of tens of thousands of refugees. Plans are being made to accommodate …

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Protests over fuel price rise paralyse Ecuador

Protesters in Ecuador have clashed with security forces on the seventh day of anti-government demonstrations. Thousands of indigenous people marched on the streets in the capital Quito and other parts of the country angry over fuel price rise by President Lenin Moreno’s government. Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports. – Subscribe …

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UAE 'trying' to silence Al Jazeera

The United Arab Emirates is trying to silence the Al Jazeera Media Network, according to a Bloomberg report. The UAE is reportedly running a lobbying campaign in Washington, DC, using a law firm to try and influence people working for members of the US Congress. Al Jazeera’s Alan Fisher reports …

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Turkey-backed Syrian fighters 'seize' key town in offensive

Turkish forces and their rebel allies say they have seized control of a key Syrian city’s town centre. It comes as ground troops have moved 30 kilometres (18.5 miles) into the northern region since the offensive began on Wednesday. Huge explosions and plumes of smoke could be seen in border …

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