Guatemalans set to vote in hotly contested presidential election
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The run-up has has been dominated by concerns over corruption, and the exclusion of a leading candidate.
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Butchers and cattle transporters are being targeted by "cow vigilantes." This is part of a wider Hindu nationalist campaign against India's Muslim minority to cripple the community economically.
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The campaign bus of Ekrem Imamoglu, the mayor of Istanbul, was attacked while he gave a speech. He was making an appearance in the conservative stronghold of Erzurum before next week's elections.
Kanye West's campaign treasurer Patrick Krason has resigned amid fraud allegations aimed at the rapper's campaign adviser.
Thailand's opposition parties have secured a victory in the general election, according to preliminary results. Analysts say it shows the country is ready to move on from military-backed leaders.
The Indiana politician opened his bid for the top job in 2024 by criticizing his former boss, Donald Trump. Pence officially joins an expanding field of hopefuls, yet Trump remains the party favorite.
France said it has found a large-scale Russian disinformation campaign involving Russia's embassies and cultural institutes. Fake news hostile to Ukraine were made to look like they were published by French mass media.
As protests against Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's revised plans to reform the courts flare up, we take a look at the impact the controversy has had so far on the country's economy. The Israeli tech sector, which represents 15 percent of GDP, is among those most opposed to the plan. Also in this edition, FRANCE 24's Yinka Oyetade takes a look at how China's youth is turning to street vending in a context of high unemployment.
Poland's German minority is angered by the government's decision to slash German language classes for its community and feels it is being exploited by the ruling party in its bid to be re-elected later this year.
The former US president's campaign has collected nearly $20 million in the past three weeks, when he was indicted over false claims regarding the 2020 election. Trump is polling highest among Republican candidates.
The Facebook parent company said it purged thousands of accounts from a so-called "Spamouflage" campaign linked to Chinese law enforcement. The operation reportedly also targeted other platforms like YouTube and Reddit.
Their impact is comparatively small, but Ukrainian drones are increasingly attacking targets in Moscow. Experts say Kyiv is pursuing several goals simultaneously, and expect the campaign to escalate.
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The New York Times looks at Dubai's particularly fragile position in terms of climate change.
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Cristiano Ronaldo is facing a class-action lawsuit in the US due to promoting Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange. The plaintiffs claim that his endorsement led them to make loss-making investments and are seeking $1bn in damages.
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More than 1,000 Rohingya Muslims have arrived in Indonesia by boat this month. They have been fleeing Bangladesh's overcrowded refugee camps where conditions have worsened.
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Thanks to a Constitutional Court ruling, Germany's federal budget for this year is now €60 billion short. But closing the gap with new loans is prohibited by the constitution.
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Over 250,000 have died in a single year just from pollution caused by fine particulate matter, with ozone and nitrogen-dioxide also claiming lives, a new EU report has found.
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British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is welcoming some 200 business leaders to Hampton Court for a forum aimed at boosting foreign investment in the UK. Also, US holiday shoppers seek out deeper discounts as Black Friday continues its move online, and Meta faces accusations of courting users aged under 13 in a US federal lawsuit.
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