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Tunisia forces kill fighters planning Ramadan attack

A senior commander in an armed group blew himself up and another was shot dead during a raid by Tunisian security forces on Sunday. The men – suspected of having links with Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) and al-Qaeda’s North Africa branch (AQIM) – were planning attacks during...

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'Racial segregation continues' in South African universities

Twenty-six years after the end of apartheid in South Africa, black students believe university campuses are still effectively segregated. It has led to violent protests over the past two years, as they demand reduced tuition fees, better classrooms and improved teaching. Al Jazeera’s Natasha Ghoneim speaks with disillusioned students near...

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Yoweri Museveni: A five times-elected dictator?

He’s ruled Uganda for 31 years. With five presidential terms in office, Yoweri Museveni is surrounded by controversies related to freedom of speech, human rights, allegations of nepotism, and even the killing of Ugandan citizens. But President Museveni claims Uganda is one of the most democratic countries in the world...

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Have settlements killed a two-state solution?

In this week’s UpFront, we speak to Israel’s consul general in New York, Dani Dayan, who defends his country’s expansion of settlements, including the construction of its first new settlement in decades. In the Reality Check, we look at the dark and fascist origins of France’s National Front party, and...

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