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Deadly Iraqi protests

Security forces open fire on Iraqi protesters during anti-government unrest.

Police opened fire on Iraqi demonstrators who blocked a bridge during ongoing protests in the city of Nasiriya. Hundreds of people have died during nearly two months of unrest across southern Iraq. Also on the programme: A food expert warns that Zimbabwe is on the brink of manmade starvation; and the project to cut down on carbon emissions in the music industry.

(Picture: Iraqi protesters clash with Iraqi security forces in al-Rasheed Street during ongoing anti-government demonstrations against corruption on 28 November 2019. Credit: AFP/ Ahmad Al-Rubaye)

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