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Jordan Foreign Minister: Tax rise was 'too steep'

Protesters continue to hold rallies despite forcing the resignation of the prime minister

Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi says the proposed tax rises that forced the country's prime minster to resign were too expensive. Activists say they will continue to protest on the streets until austerity measures are repealed.

Also in the programme: dozens of people have died after the Fuego volcano in Guatemala erupted; and we find out if it is possible for the President of the United States to pardon himself.

Picture: Protesters on the streets of Amman Credit: AFP Photo

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