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11 Jan 2022, 02:05 GMT+10

KHARTOUM -- Sudanese police on Monday announced the death of a protester and the injury of 30 demonstrators and policemen during mass protests in the capital Khartoum and other cities on Sunday.

A total of 22 policemen were injured during the demonstrations and the police used "minimum legal force" in dealing with the protesters, the Sudanese police said in a statement. (Sudan-Protests)

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RAMALLAH -- Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye on Monday warned that Israel's attempts to implement five new settlement plans in Jerusalem would undermine the vision of the two-state solution.

An official statement said that Ishtaye made the warning at the end of the weekly meeting of the Palestinian Authority cabinet held on Monday in the West Bank city of Jericho to discuss the expansion of Israeli settlement. (Palestine-Israel)

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PHNOM PENH -- Three Cambodian deminers were killed and one seriously wounded on Monday after an anti-tank mine exploded during a demining and explosive ordnance disposal operation in northwestern Preah Vihear province, officials said.

The accident took place at 11:30 a.m. local time in a remote village in Choam Ksant district, said Heng Ratana, director general of the Cambodian Mine Action Center, adding that the victims worked for a non-profit NGO Cambodian Self Help Demining. (Cambodia-Landmine)

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JALALABAD, Afghanistan -- An explosion rocked outside a school in Lal Pur district in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar on Monday, killing four students and injuring 10 others, a district official told Xinhua anonymously.

"So far, we have no more details, but we will try to get more information," the official added. (Afghanistan-Explosion-School)

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