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🇬🇧 Oxfam managers grilled by UK MPs over sex scandal

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🇬🇧 Oxfam managers grilled by UK MPs over sex scandal

Senior management at the charity Oxfam have been answering questions from British MPs in London. This follows allegations that its staff paid women in Haiti for sex in the wake of the 2010…

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Abbas seeks alternative to US as peace mediator

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Abbas seeks alternative to US as peace mediator

The Palestinian president is expected to tell the UN Security Council on Tuesday that he wants to set up a new international alliance to mediate with the Israelis. Mahmoud Abbas is abandoning…

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🇲🇽 Mexico election: Independents seek to shake up presidential race

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🇲🇽 Mexico election: Independents seek to shake up presidential race

Mexico’s major parties have declared their candidates for July’s elections, with leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador as the front runner. Independent candidates will be allowed to run…

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🇨🇫 Newborn mortality in CAR second worst globally

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🇨🇫 Newborn mortality in CAR second worst globally

In the Central African Republic (CAR), one in 24 babies die before they are a month old, the second worst infant mortality rate in the world, according to UNICEF. Many women cannot access…

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🇬🇧 Oxfam apologises to Haiti over sex scandal

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🇬🇧 Oxfam apologises to Haiti over sex scandal

The British charity Oxfam has apologised to the Haitian government over allegations of sexual exploitation by its staff. It has released an internal report into allegations that aid workers…

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🇺🇸 US protesters rally outside White House for gun control

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🇺🇸 US protesters rally outside White House for gun control

The White House says US President Donald Trump supports improved background checks on gun purchases, in the wake of last Wednesday’s school shooting in Florida. Trump is set to speak to survivors…

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🇲🇿 Mozambique dump collapse: 17 dead, homes destroyed

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🇲🇿 Mozambique dump collapse: 17 dead, homes destroyed

At least 17 people have been killed in Mozambique when a rubbish dump buried several houses. Rescue workers in the capital Maputo have been looking for survivors since the landfill collapsed…

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Is Sudan facing economic collapse? | The Stream

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Is Sudan facing economic collapse? | The Stream

It was jubilation on the streets of Khartoum on Sunday after the release of activists and protesters who were arrested and imprisoned last month during protests against rising food prices in…

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Zimbabwe opposition prepares for election

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Zimbabwe opposition prepares for election

Thousands of people in Zimbabwe have paid tribute to Morgan Tsvangirai at a rally in Harare. The former opposition leader died on Wednesday after a battle with cancer. Opposition members…

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Inside Story – 🇸🇾 🇹🇷 Will Turkish and Syrian armies fight in Afrin?

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Inside Story – 🇸🇾 🇹🇷 Will Turkish and Syrian armies fight in Afrin?

The border area now an increasingly complex battlefield. After seven years of war, the complex mosaic that is the battlefield in Syria can still surprise. The US, Russia, Iran, Turkey and…

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