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Sudan: Nearly Four Months of Mounting Protests

Protests that erupted in Sudan in December over a hike in bread prices quickly escalated into nationwide demonstrations demanding that President Omar al-Bashir end his 30-year grip on power.

The protests have since Saturday been focused on the military's headquarters in Khartoum where thousands of people have been camped out to call on the army for support.

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Britain's Brexit Blues By the Numbers

Britons may be forgiven for suffering Brexit fatigue after watching their parliament spend 500 hours debating how to leave the EU without making much headway in nearly three years.

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Libya in Chaos since 2011 Overthrow of Kadhafi

Libya has been mired in chaos since the ouster and killing of dictator Moamer Kadhafi in 2011, with two rival authorities and a multitude of militias vying for control of the oil-rich country.

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Netanyahu, Israel's 'King Bibi', in Quest for Fifth Term

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's long domination of Israeli politics has earned him the nickname "King Bibi" but he now faces the twin risks of a strong political challenger in an April 9 election and possible indictment for corruption.

Should he win again for a fifth term in office, Netanyahu will be on track to surpass Israel's founding father David Ben-Gurion's record of more than 13 years in office.

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Four Years On, Migration Crisis Stokes Desperation on Greece's Lesbos

When thousands of people fleeing war and poverty began arriving on their Greek island, many on Lesbos welcomed them. Four years later a sprawling local camp is packed with desperate asylum-seekers and migrants -- and islanders' patience is wearing thin.

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Year of Gaza Protests Leaves Lives Broken, Medical System on Brink

A year ago, Ezzedine al-Baz's decision to skip work and join tens of thousands at the first day of protests along the Gaza-Israel border nearly cost him his life.

Baz, then 29, said he had been standing a couple of hundred metres from the border fence for only about a half an hour when an Israeli sniper's bullet pierced his leg.

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Gaza: A Year of Deadly Tensions

New tensions between Israel and Palestinian militants Hamas come days before the first anniversary of the start of massive protests and clashes in the Gaza Strip.

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U.S. Golan Move Stymies Arab States, May Boost Iran, Say Analysts

The US move on the Golan has left fractious Arab nations scrambling for a united response to a decision taken by a key ally, which may only end up benefiting Iran, analysts said.

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Brexit Scenarios: The Paths Ahead

With British MPs set to vote on finding a way forward on Brexit, various outcomes are possible.

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Islamic State: Pioneers of the 'Digital Caliphate'

The Islamic State may have lost its self-styled caliphate, but its barbaric back catalogue of grisly execution videos will continue to haunt the global imagination and serve as a template for how to sow terror, analysts say.

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