N.Ireland votes to try to break deadlock
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Northern Ireland goes to the polls on Thursday in a snap election to try to scramble out of a political crisis. All eyes will be on the ensuing wrangling to form a power-sharing government.
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Britain's Brexit Minister David Frost has reacted to proposed EU concessions to ease bottlenecks affecting the trade in goods to Northern Ireland from the UK mainland.
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The hard-line TLP party has agreed to suspend a three-day-long march after the government agreed to drop charges against its leader and consider expelling the French ambassador over caricatures of Prophet Muhammad.
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"The civilian-led transitional government should be immediately restored," State Department spokesman Ned Price tells reporters after a military takeover in Sudan.
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It's a government that has repeatedly found itself at odds with the European Parliament, Commission and other member states. Now Hungary is facing a delay in receiving approximately €7 billion from the EU's Covid-19 recovery fund. Hungary's Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó sits down with FRANCE 24's Catherine Nicholson to discuss those clashes and some of the issues behind them.
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As coalition talks continue, DW's The 77 Percent asks young Africans if they expect — and want — a stronger collaboration between Germany and African countries.
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Czech centrist and center-right parties have agreed on the structure of a majority coalition government, said Petr Fiala, who is expected to replace Prime Minister Andrej Babis.
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Nine factions opposed to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed have joined forces to seek a political transition. Ethiopia has been mired in violent conflict for over a year.
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Top UN rights official Michelle Bachelet has slammed the military's violent repression following the October 25 coup. Sudan's prime minister is under house arrest.
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Hospitalized President Milos Zeman has formally requested that Petr Fiala lead talks with the "goal of forming a new government." Zeman's request came after a five-party coalition penned a power-sharing deal.
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Prime Minister Andrej Babis' Cabinet met on Thursday to tender their resignation. The move follows the coalition agreement between center-right parties after last month's elections.
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The US calls for a meaningful ceasefire in Ethiopia as it imposes sanctions on neighbouring Eritrea for its role in the conflict in Tigray. Also, Libya's prime minister says he will hand over power if elections take place freely next month. And we take a spin around Kigali, as the Rwandan capital flaunts its green credentials with a new bicycle-sharing scheme.
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