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  1. Tahrir protests

    It's been a decade since Egyptians dared to disrupt the status quo of living in a police state. But 10 years after the protests in Tahrir Square, many Egyptians view them as naive or misguided, writes Nahlah Ayed.

  2. Dutch Police Arrest Drug Syndicate Kingpin

    Dutch police said on Saturday they had arrested the alleged leader of a multibillion-dollar drug syndicate who is listed as one of the world's most-wanted fugitives and has been compared to Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.

  3. RUSSIA-POLITICS/NAVALNY-PROTESTS

    Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny had called on his supporters to protest after being arrested last weekend as he returned to Russia from Germany for the first time since being poisoned with a nerve agent he says was applied to his underpants by state security agents in August.

  4. CANADA-USA/BIDEN

    In announcing Friday's phone call with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the White House's intended message was very clear: Traditional allies are back in favour while despots and dictators are on the outs. Reality is a bit more complicated. The scrapping of Keystone XL is an early example of that.

  5. USA-TRUMP/

    Opening arguments in the second Senate impeachment trial of former U.S. president Donald Trump will begin the week of Feb. 8. Trump is charged with incitement of insurrection in relation to the Jan. 6 Capitol riot that claimed the lives of five people.