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Bomb attacks kill at least 22 in Afghanistan

Bomb attacks kill at least 22 in Afghanistan

Jun 20, – A Reuters witness saw several apparently dead victims and at least two wounded being carried out of the remains of a yellow bus after the suicide bomber struck the vehicle in the capital. More than 20 people were killed in separate bomb attacks in Afghanistan on Monday, including at least 14 who […]

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Egyptian PM condemns deadly attack on Copts

Egyptian PM condemns deadly attack on Copts

Oct 21, –  Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi said in a statement on Monday that the attack on Sunday night was a “callous and criminal act.” He says such attacks will “not succeed in sowing divisions between the nation’s Muslims and Christians.” Egypt’s interim prime minister has condemned an attack outside a Cairo Coptic church that […]

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Life picks up as Filipino troops corner rebels

Life picks up as Filipino troops corner rebels

Sep 18, – Life in a southern Philippine city at the center of a hostage crisis is slowly returning to normal, as troops went house-to-house Wednesday searching for the remaining Muslim rebels and their hostages in a 10-day standoff that displaced more than 100,000 people. As the worst fighting in years between Muslim rebels and government […]

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Chancellor Angela Merkel urges dialogue amid Turkey protests

Chancellor Angela Merkel urges dialogue amid Turkey protests

June 3, AP – As protests in Turkey entered their fourth day on Monday, the spokesman for German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Merkel urged the government to rein in its crackdown on the protest so a dialogue could take place. Germany has called for dialogue with between the Turkish government and protesters continue to voice […]

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Environmentalist protest swells as Turkish police leaves Taksim square

Environmentalist protest swells as Turkish police leaves Taksim square

June 01, AP – Turkish police fired tear gas and water cannons for a second day on Saturday at protestors as they approached Istanbul’s Taksim Square. Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. who is serving a third term in office, insisted that police would stem protests. Police in Istanbul have for a second day fired tear gas […]

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Turkish riot police break up Istanbul park protest

Turkish riot police break up Istanbul park protest

May 31, AP – ISTANBUL (AP) — Several protesters were injured when a wall they climbed collapsed during a police chase, and at least two people — including a prominent journalist — were hit in the head by tear gas canisters. Two opposition legislators were among several hospitalized after being affected by the gas, the […]

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UN women acting ED: Need to take more courageous and decisive action against human trafficking

UN women acting ED: Need to take more courageous and decisive action against human trafficking

Human trafficking is one of the most vicious and shocking forms of violence and exploitation—a web of slavery that overwhelmingly ensnares females. Today women and girls comprise more than half of all trafficked victims of forced labour and 98 per cent of all victims of sexual exploitation. The fact that human trafficking is one of […]

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