Vietnam's start-up scene is booming.
(via 101 East - Al Jazeera)

Vietnam's Tech Rush
"On the issue of constitutional change, the most correct decision will certainly be given by the people." [ Link ]

Turkish MPs approve bill to create executive presidency
Trump White House vows to target "radical Islamic terrorism" and eradicate it completely from the face of the Earth.

Donald Trump: US will wipe out 'Islamic terror groups'
More than 30 people also wounded in the attack in a region that has seen many bombings by the Taliban.

Deadly blast rocks market in Pakistan's northwest
"By our rapping about our frustrations and hopes, people started to relate to us and see themselves in our words."

Palestinian hip-hop group uses music as a weapon
"We're doing this because we don't want to stand by and let the bigotry rhetoric of Donald Trump prevail."

Women's March on Washington kicks off Down Under
US claims air strike killed more than 100 al-Qaeda fighters in Syria just a day before President Obama left office.

US: Deadly air strike in Syria hits al-Qaeda camp
"I have decided today in good conscience to relinquish the mantle of leadership of this great nation with infinite gratitude to all Gambians," Jammeh said in a televised statement.

Gambia's Yahya Jammeh confirms he will step down
Interior minister says a potential "terror attack" in Vienna averted with the arrest of the 18-year-old suspect.

Austrian police arrest 'terror' suspect planning attack
“These women are taking a bus from Toronto, Canada to Washington, DC to take part in the Women’s March on Washington. Leave a question or comment for them below.”
Two swans were found dead in the coastal city of Aktau in the west of the country.

Kazakhstan confirms H5 bird flu in wild swans
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"Stories are routinely harvested from Native communities by non-Native journalists, exported to newsrooms and 'processed' for the benefit of non-Native audiences."

- Tristan Ahtone

Native Americans expect nothing good from Trump...
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We asked four experts to weigh in on foreign policy areas where Trump's administration might run into trouble.

Trouble for Trump: Iran, North Korea, Palestine, China
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yesterday at 19:59. Facebook
US police forces killed at least 1,092 people in 2016.

Trump administration to 'empower' US police forces
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yesterday at 19:00. Facebook
What will Obama's legacy really be?
(via EMPIRE: Al Jazeera English/Marwan Bishara)

The Reckoning: From Obama to Trump
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yesterday at 18:50. Facebook
Incoming President Adama Barrow says outgoing leader of 22 years has finally agreed to cede and will leave the country.

Gambia's Yahya Jammeh 'agrees to step down'
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yesterday at 18:35. Facebook
We're talking to Trump supporters at Freedom Plaza with Kimberly Halkett. What questions do you have for them?
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yesterday at 18:02. Facebook
Red carpets have been laid out at the airport in Gambia's capital in what appears to be preparations for a speech by Jammeh and a departure.

Jammeh offered final chance for peaceful exit