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🇺🇸 Trump suggests arming school teachers

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🇺🇸 Trump suggests arming school teachers

US President Donald Trump is not backing away from his controversial proposal to arm teachers to prevent school shootings. He’s suggested that they should be paid a bonus. Trump is under…

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🇷🇺 🇺🇸 Russia and the US: Who is undermining democracy? | UpFront

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🇷🇺 🇺🇸 Russia and the US: Who is undermining democracy? | UpFront

In this week’s UpFront, we ask 28-year veteran of the CIA’s National Clandestine Service, John Sipher, about alleged Russian meddling in US elections, possible Trump collusion, and the CIA’s…

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🇸🇱 The Mountain Will Fall – People and Power

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🇸🇱 The Mountain Will Fall – People and Power

In August 2017, a devastating landslide in Sierra Leone, killed over a thousand people. It was a terrible blow to a country that still bears the scars of a brutal civil war that ended two decades…

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🎬 Berlin Film Festival: Indigenous voices in the spotlight

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🎬 Berlin Film Festival: Indigenous voices in the spotlight

This year’s Berlin Film Festival is giving a voice to indigenous filmmakers, who are not often represented in mainstream cinema. From the Pacific to the Arctic, the storytellers explore the…

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🌎 Amnesty: Top world leaders undermining human rights

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🌎 Amnesty: Top world leaders undermining human rights

The year 2017 was one of the darkest years for human rights in recent history, according to a report by Human Rights group, Amnesty International. It covers the state of human rights in 159…

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🇸🇾 Turkey-backed Syrian rebels advance towards Afrin

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🇸🇾 Turkey-backed Syrian rebels advance towards Afrin

Kurdish YPG fighters who are backed by the US are getting support from the Syrian government. But Syrian militias coming to support the YPG had to retreat after Turkish artillery prevented…

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🚰 Is the golden age of water over? | Inside story

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🚰 Is the golden age of water over? | Inside story

Climate change, human action and a growing population are increasing the chances of a global water crisis. That’s what experts have long been warning about. Over a billion people lack access…

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🇨🇾 Cyprus accuses 🇹🇷 Turkey of obstructing gas exploration

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🇨🇾 Cyprus accuses 🇹🇷 Turkey of obstructing gas exploration

Cyprus has accused Turkey of obstructing its offshore gas exploration in the east Mediterranean. Turkish Cypriots want a revenue-sharing agreement to be finalised before any drilling off the…

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🇮🇱 African refugees on hunger strike in Israel

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🇮🇱 African refugees on hunger strike in Israel

African refugees in Israel’s Holot Detention Centre have gone on hunger strike, in protest against the imprisonment of seven Eritreans who refused to leave the country. Israel has given many…

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🇻🇪 Venezuelan opposition calls for boycott of election

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🇻🇪 Venezuelan opposition calls for boycott of election

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro wants what he calls a “mega” election – urging people to come out early to vote, not just for the next president, but for candidates in congressional…

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