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🇲🇽 Pressure mounts on Mexico to raise minimum wage

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🇲🇽 Pressure mounts on Mexico to raise minimum wage

Pressure is growing on Mexico’s government to raise the minimum wage. Advocates have told Latin America’s human rights watchdog that the current rate, less than $5 a day, condemns millions…

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🇵🇭 🇰🇼 Kuwait: Death of Filipina maid highlights abuse of workers

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🇵🇭 🇰🇼 Kuwait: Death of Filipina maid highlights abuse of workers

The Philippine ambassador to Kuwait says he has received almost 6000 complaints of abuse towards Filipino workers last year. The body of Joanna Demafelis, a Filipina maid, found in a freezer…

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🇺🇸 🇷🇺 US and Russia trade barbs at Munich Security Conference

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🇺🇸 🇷🇺 US and Russia trade barbs at Munich Security Conference

Tensions between Russia and the US over Moscow’s alleged meddling in the 2016 US presidential election were on full display during the second day of a high-profile security conference in Germany…

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🇷🇺 🇺🇸 Sergey Lavrov denies allegations of US vote meddling

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🇷🇺 🇺🇸 Sergey Lavrov denies allegations of US vote meddling

Russia has dismissed US allegations that 13 of its nationals ran a secret operation to help Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the indictments…

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Canada deports North Korean asylum seekers

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Canada deports North Korean asylum seekers

Despite its reputation as a haven for refugees, Canada has been deporting North Korean asylum seekers who came to the country through South Korea. Nearly 2000 have been sent away since 2013…

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Somali refugees enslaved in Libya return home

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Somali refugees enslaved in Libya return home

Eleven Somali refugees held captive in Libya for years have returned home. Many African refugees have been tortured and some were sold as slaves in the country, which was used as a transit…

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🇪🇹 What triggered unrest in Ethiopia? | Inside Story

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🇪🇹 What triggered unrest in Ethiopia? | Inside Story

Hailemariam Desalegn’s surprise resignation came after sustained anti-government protests across this vast East African country. While the government considers who will take his place, it’s…

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🇶🇦 Women paid to attend anti-Qatar conference in Munich

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🇶🇦 Women paid to attend anti-Qatar conference in Munich

A few blocks from where the world’s most influential security conference is being held in Munich, another event has taken place organised by the countries blockading Qatar. Journalists were…

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🇺🇸 Thirteen Russians charged over 2016 US election meddling

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🇺🇸 Thirteen Russians charged over 2016 US election meddling

The FBI has indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian companies over alleged tampering with the 2016 US Presidential election. The office of the Special Counsel Robert Mueller describes…

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🇰🇷 🇰🇵 Separated Korean families remember their ancestors

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🇰🇷 🇰🇵 Separated Korean families remember their ancestors

The Lunar New Year has arrived, a time when Koreans pay respects to their ancestors. But for families separated by the 1950s Korean War, it can be a time of painful memories. Many don’t know…

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