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Students in Quebec march against tuition fee hike

Student protests in the Canadian province of Quebec are now into their fourth month. Hundreds were arrested at marches to mark 100 days since the protests began. Students are demonstrating against an 80% rise in tuition fees in Quebec, the Canadian province that has until now enjoyed the country's lowest rates for higher education.

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2014-10-30 Lebanon

Lebanon: Syrian civil war spillover heightens tensions in Tripoli

Lebanon is suffering from the spillover of the Syrian civil war just across the border. This week the conflict escalated again in Tripoli. The country's second-largest city is no...

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2014-10-29 Yemen

Yemen on the brink of chaos

In Yemen, the security situation has got so bad that the country is on the brink of a fully-fledged civil war. In the month since Shiite Houthi rebels took control of the capital...

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2014-10-28 Germany

Germany: Bavaria struggles to cope with influx of asylum seekers

Germany is seeing a surge in asylum seekers, with 76% more in the first three months of 2014 compared to last year. That's worrying many politicians, particularly in the southern...

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2014-10-27 Poland

Poland rediscovers its Jewish past

This week sees the long-awaited opening of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw. It's a highly symbolic event for a country that once had Europe's largest Jewish...

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2014-10-24 Ukraine

Ukraine's crippled elections

This Sunday, Ukraine is holding parliamentary elections, but some parts of the country won't be voting. The war between government forces and Russian-backed separatists continues...

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