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Burkina Faso security forces fire tear gas at protesters Burkina Faso security forces fire tear gas at protesters 11/27/2021 05:12am • OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) Security forces fired tear gas at protesters throwing rocks in Burkina Fasos capital on Saturday, as tensions rose across the conflict-riddled nation with the population angry at the governments inability to stem violence linked to al-Qaida and the Islamic St Tunisia's interior ministry: Knife attacker known extremist 11/27/2021 04:04am • TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) Tunisias Interior Ministry has said that a man who attempted to attack security officials in central Tunis was a known extremist. The 31-year-old man previously studied abroad and is on a list of Takfiris, an extremist group that views other Muslims or certain groups as ap Police fire tear gas at protesters in Iran's city of Isfahan 11/26/2021 04:04pm • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Police fired tear gas and birdshot while fighting protesters with batons on Friday in a central Iranian city that has seen days of demonstrations demanding government action over a drought, online videos show. The social media videos and others from activists sho Will flight restrictions help as new virus variant emerges? Will flight restrictions help as new virus variant emerges? 11/26/2021 03:29pm • A new coronavirus variant identified in southern Africa is leading to a new round of travel restrictions just as many had finally begun to ease. The risks of the variant, called omicron, are largely unknown. But the World Health Organization has called it a variant of concern and governments Shots fired at police, journalists in Martinique COVID riots 11/26/2021 05:34am • PARIS (AP) French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said Friday that shots were fired overnight at security forces and journalists on the French Caribbean island of Martinique, as violence erupted amid protests over COVID-19 restrictions. Several police officers have been injured, Darmanin tweet Concerns rise over Indonesia's sputtering virus vaccinations Concerns rise over Indonesia's sputtering virus vaccinations 11/25/2021 11:31pm • JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) Indonesia has recovered significantly from a mid-year spike in coronavirus cases and deaths that was one of the worst in the region, but with its vaccination drive stalling due to logistical challenges and other issues, and with holidays approaching, experts and officials EXPLAINER: Is China to blame for Solomon Islands unrest? EXPLAINER: Is China to blame for Solomon Islands unrest? 11/25/2021 10:45pm • CANBERRA, Australia (AP) The Solomon Islands decision to switch its diplomatic allegiance from Taiwan to Beijing has been blamed for arson and looting in the national capital Honiara, where protesters are demanding the prime minister's resignation. Australian police, troops and diplomats are Solomon Islands leader blames foreign powers for unrest Solomon Islands leader blames foreign powers for unrest 11/25/2021 07:21pm • CANBERRA, Australia (AP) Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Friday blamed foreign interference over his governments decision to switch alliances from Taiwan to Beijing for anti-government protests, arson and looting that have ravaged the capital Honiara in recent days. But cr Today in History 11/25/2021 07:00pm • Today in History Today is Friday, Nov. 26, the 330th day of 2021. There are 35 days left in the year. Todays Highlight in History: On Nov. 26, 1941, U.S. Secretary of State Cordell Hull delivered a note to Japans ambassador to the United States, Kichisaburo Nomura (kee-chee-sah-boor-oh noh- Despite deal, Sudanese rally to demand military rulers leave Despite deal, Sudanese rally to demand military rulers leave 11/25/2021 09:37am • CAIRO (AP) Thousands of Sudanese took to the streets on Thursday in the capital of Khartoum, renewing their demand for a fully civilian government and denouncing the country's military rulers who were behind the October coup. Since the takeover, protesters have repeatedly taken to the streets in Mexico's economy slowed in 3rd quarter Mexico's economy slowed in 3rd quarter 11/25/2021 08:56am • MEXICO CITY (AP) Mexicos economy slowed in the third quarter, posting a slight contraction compared to the previous three months, but still well above the same quarter a year earlier, according to data released Thursday by its National Institute of Statistics and Geography. Moodys Analytic Thanksgiving travelers set TSA pandemic record  -- more than 2.3 million in the air Thanksgiving travelers set TSA pandemic record -- more than 2.3 million in the air 11/25/2021 07:44am • The mass of Thanksgiving travelers has set a new pandemic-era air travel record. The Transportation Security Administration says it screened 2.3 million people (2,311,978) at airports across the country on Wednesday, making it the busiest day at security checkpoints since March 2020. The numbe Europe's Christmas markets warily open as COVID cases rise Europe's Christmas markets warily open as COVID cases rise 11/25/2021 07:10am • FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) The holiday tree is towering over the main square in this central German city, the chestnuts and sugared almonds are roasted, and kids are clambering aboard the merry-go-round just like they did before the pandemic. But a surge in coronavirus infections has left an uneasy This worker got jobless benefits; Virginia wants them back This worker got jobless benefits; Virginia wants them back 11/25/2021 03:43am • ABINGDON, Va. (AP) For 26 years, Ernest Ray worked at a company in southwest Virginia that made compressors, in a physically demanding job that involved night shifts on a factory floor. When the plant closed in 2018, Ray applied for and received about $9,000 in unemployment benefits. Three years Collecting $26M award vs. white nationalists may be tough Collecting $26M award vs. white nationalists may be tough 11/24/2021 02:07pm • RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Nine people who sued white nationalist leaders and organizations over the violence at a deadly rally in Charlottesville in 2017 won a $26 million judgment for the injuries and trauma they endured. But whether they will be able to collect a significant chunk of that money remai
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