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UN calls for talks to end Bolivia crisis as death toll rises

UN calls for talks to end Bolivia crisis as death toll rises

 Shadowed by street violence and food shortages, a U.N. envoy is urging the government of Bolivia’s self-proclaimed interim president and supporters of self-exiled leader Evo Morales to begin talks on peacefully resolving a crisis that has ...

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Attack on Mali military post kills 53 soldiers Sudan's government, rebels start peace talks in Juba Ethiopia PM Abiy wins Nobel Peace Prize for mending ties with Eritrea Rwanda welcomes first group of African refugees from Libya Zimbabwe's leader calls for end to US, EU sanctions Sudan's new PM launches probe into protesters' deaths

Middle East

Iran condemns US show of support for 'rioters' Iran leader backs petrol price hike that sparked deadly unrest Syrian troops begin deploying along border with Turkey Tear gas grenades kill 4 protesters in Baghdad Kuwait PM, cabinet quit after disputes with parliament Israel, Islamic Jihad cease fire after heavy Gaza fighting

Europe

Iran accuses Europeans of hypocrisy over nuclear deal British MPs vote for December election to break Brexit deadlock Driver charged as more Vietnamese feared among 39 UK truck victims Thousands in Germany, France protest Turkish push into Syria Spain jails Catalan separatist leaders for independence bid Macron, Merkel call for end to Turkish offensive in Syria

Asia - Pacific

North Korea calls Biden 'rabid dog' that 'must be beaten to death' Hong Kong clashes rage on university campus and business district North Korea warns US not to exploit 'close' Trump-Kim ties One killed in Japan as typhoon approaches capital, millions advised to evacuate North Korea says no talks unless US stops hostile policies Security Council expected to hold talks on N.Korea test

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North Korea calls Biden 'rabid dog' that 'must be beaten to death' US slaps sanctions on Turkey as Syrian regime returns to north Europeans fear IS comeback after Trump pullback from Syria

Latin America & Caribbean

UN calls for talks to end Bolivia crisis as death toll rises Fierce gun battles as El Chapo's son arrested in Mexico Uproar as Venezuela wins seat on UN rights council

South Asia

UN says US strikes cause civilian casualties in Afghanistan Taliban co-founder heads to Pakistan as US envoy visits At least 40 civilians at wedding party killed during nearby U.S.-backed Afghan army raid

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