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Zimbabwe police use teargas to disperse protest march over police action Wednesday, 24 Aug 2016

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean police used teargas, water cannon and batons on Wednesday to disperse opposition youths who demonstrated in the capital against alleged brutality by security agents.  Full Article

 
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Algeria clears Islamic State-tied militants east of capital - sources Wednesday, 24 Aug 2016 

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algerian forces have cleared out Islamic State-affiliated militants from the mountains east of Algiers, two years after they kidnapped and beheaded a French tourist in the former al Qaeda stronghold, senior security sources said.  Full Article  

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"Beast" Mtawarira to equal Bok prop record Wednesday, 24 Aug 2016 

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - South Africa’s Tendai Mtawarira will equal two-time World Cup winner Os du Randt’s record as most-capped prop for the Springboks after being named in the starting line-up for the Rugby Championship clash with Argentina in Salta on Saturday.  Full Article  

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Nigel Farage addresses Trump rally, bashes Clinton 05:30 GMT 

JACKSON, Miss. (Reuters) - Nigel Farage, a key figure in the successful campaign to get Britain out of the European Union, lent his support to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Wednesday, saying Trump represented the same type of anti-establishment movement that he masterminded in his own country.  Full Article  |  Video  

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Texas students use sex toys to protest new gun laws on campus Wednesday, 24 Aug 2016 

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - To protest a new state law that makes the carrying of concealed handguns legal in college classrooms, students at the University of Texas on Wednesday openly displayed sex toys, an act considered illegal under local indecency laws.  Full Article  

 
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