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Trump: Republicans must 'get tougher' against impeachment inquiry

Trump's comments come as he faces criticism from some Republicans over other issues, including his policy towards Syria. See full article

Johannesburg's black mayor quits post after race row

Herman Mashaba also resigns from the historically white opposition DA party over its approach to racial inequality. See full article

Thousands rally in Sudan, call for Bashir party to be disbanded

Rallies held in several cities with demonstrators calling for the former leader's party to be dissolved. See full article

Johnson braces for rough ride over Brexit deal

Johnson wanted a straight 'up-and-down' vote to see if he had the numbers to get his Brexit deal passed. See full article

Thai king strips 'disloyal' consort of all titles in shock move

Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi dismissed for 'disloyalty' and apparent 'ambition' to match queen's position, palace said. See full article

Abortion to be decriminalised in Northern Ireland

Much to the chagrin of the DUP, Northern Ireland will be brought into regulatory alignment with the rest of the UK. See full article

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Vulnerable child and women refugees refused evacuation from Libya

Asylum seekers protest as UNHCR turns down evacuation requests, citing third countries' refusal to take in refugees. See full article

Bonded labour: The workers trapped at Pakistan's brick kilns

More than four million people, including young children, work in almost 20,000 brick kilns across Pakistan. See full article

Canada election: What you should know

What are the key issues? How are parties expected to perform? Here are eight things to know before Monday's election. See full article

In Pictures: The indigenous tribes fighting to save the Amazon

National Institute for Space Research says number of fires this year has increased by 84 percent compared to 2018. See full article

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Ahead of 2020 vote, Facebook boosts election security efforts

Social media giant has also suspended networks of accounts from Russia and Iran that spread divisive political messages. See full article

As economic growth languishes, state of Maine banks on immigrants

In northern New England, an aging population has hamstrung growth, but immigration could provide heft for the workforce. See full article

Trump praises US-China trade talks, despite ongoing WTO case

Officials from Washington will speak with Chinese counterparts Friday, as Beijing seeks $2.4bn in retaliatory sanctions. See full article

Boeing may face billions more in losses as MAX crisis deepens

Boeing stock downgraded on Monday after reports surfaced that company employees may have misled US aviation regulator. See full article