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Fear of Army Action as Sudan Protesters Toughen Stand

Sudanese protesters have hardened their stand, demanding a transitional military council be scrapped and immediately replaced with civilian rule as Tuesday they refused to end a days-long sit-in outside army headquarters.

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F1 in Talks over Second China GP, Road Race on Cards

Formula One is in talks with six local governments in China this week about holding a second grand prix in the country, a senior F1 official told AFP, with a Beijing road race said to have been floated.

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YouTube Accidentally Links Notre-Dame Fire to 9/11 Attacks

A YouTube fact-check feature which is meant to tackle misinformation accidentally tagged live broadcasts of a fire engulfing Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris with details about the 9/11 terror attacks.

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Sudanese Troops to Remain in Yemen

Sudanese troops participating in a Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen will remain in the war-wracked country until the Arab alliance achieves its goals, a senior Sudanese military official said Monday.

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Ecuador Says Hit by 40 Million Cyber Attacks since Assange Arrest

Ecuador said on Monday it has suffered 40 million cyber attacks on the webpages of public institutions since stripping Wikileaks founder Julian Assange of political asylum.

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UN Condemns Taliban's Spring Offensive in Afghanistan

The United Nations Security Council condemned Afghanistan's Taliban on Monday for announcing a spring offensive and called on all parties to instead seize the opportunity to begin talks.

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Macron Vows to Rebuild Notre-Dame after Devastating Fire

French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to rebuild Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, after a colossal fire tore through the building, sending the spire crashing to the ground and wiping out centuries of heritage.

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After 35 Years Jean-Marie Le Pen Bids Farewell to Europe

Jean-Marie Le Pen, the father of France's far-right, will bid farewell to the European Parliament on Tuesday after 35 years of using it as a platform to bash European integration and immigration.

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Algerian Rights Lawyer Mustapha Bouchachi, a Leading Voice for Change

Emotion filled the voice of Mustapha Bouchachi as the Algerian veteran lawyer and human rights activist recalled the peaceful mass protests that swept aside President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

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Canada: Four Killed in 'Targeted' Shootings

Four people were shot dead Monday in three areas of the western Canadian town of Penticton, federal police said, describing the shootings as a "targeted incident."

"We have determined four people are deceased at three locations within a four kilometer (2.5 mile) radius," Superintendent Ted De Jager said in a press conference.

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