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June 14, 2019

MINUSCA Supports Berberati Prison A...

help the detainees to feed themselves, the UN peacekeeping mission in the country, known under its French acronym MINUSCA, supports the prison authorities of Berberati in cultivating its own field of cassava.

June 13, 2019

UN: 1 in 10 Children Globally Is Vi...

Children as young as five are among the 152 million victims of child labor. Many of them work long hours, for little or no pay, under abusive, slave-like conditions

June 12, 2019

Refugees Flee Monastery Compound in...

More than 1,000 civilians displaced by clashes in Myanmar’s Rakhine state slipped away from a Buddhist monastery giving them shelter on Tuesday before government soldiers could enter the compound to search for hidden rebel troops, sources said today

Concerns Growing Over Release of Ta...

The release of nearly 900 Taliban prisoners at once will have a negative impact on the morale of our soldiers. On the other hand, you have to pay the price of peace to build trust,” said Zahir Azimi, a former military official

Opposition Parties in Pakistan Warn...

An internal government document titled “Clash and Causalities in North Waziristan,” obtained by local Pakistani media outlets, blames the PTM MNAs, namely Mohsin Dawar and Ali Wazir, for instigating months of anti-state violence in North Waziristan areas — Tochi Valley, Dattakhel, Alwara, Admi Kot, Doga Macha, Kharqamar, Degan and Boya

June 10, 2019

Burning Down The House: Karelia Vil...

The very name of the film, which is being made by the production company of Oscar-winning filmmaker and head of the Russian Cinematographers Union Nikita Mikhalkov, is enough to strike terror into the hearts of the seven people living year-round in the ancient wooden architecture of Kinerma — Fire!

June 8, 2019

Norway Mediation Effort in Venezuel...

The opposition, mindful of the collapse of past dialogue attempts that only served to strengthen the government’s hand, has insisted the starting point for negotiations be a willingness by Maduro to hold presidential elections within a reasonable time frame

June 7, 2019

Myanmar Protester’s Body is Retur...

The body of a Myanmar villager who died in prison this week was handed over to family members on Thursday, with prison authorities forcing relatives to sign a pledge beforehand not to raise a fuss over wounds seen on the body suggesting the man was killed in custody

How Communities Can Survive Floods,...

The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is officially underway, yet many people haven’t recovered from some of last year’s storms. Meantime, tornados have torn up swaths of several U.S. states in the past few weeks, and floodwaters have wreaked even more damage

June 6, 2019

In The Mojave Desert, Crazy Horse K...

In 2017, Chinese sculptor and political activist Chen Weiming unveiled a sculpture of Crazy Horse to mark the opening of Liberty Sculpture Pa in California’s Mojave desert.

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