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My Lai Massacre: All You Need to Know

My Lai Massacre: All You Need to Know

🕔10:37, 16.Mar 2018

My Lai Massacre was one of the most horrific incidents of violence committed against unarmed civilians during the Vietnam War. American soldiers brutally killed most of the people—women, children and old men—in the village of My Lai on March 16, 1968. More than 500 people were slaughtered in the My Lai Massacre.

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Syria Marks 7 Years of War; Thousands Leave Besieged Enclave

Syria Marks 7 Years of War; Thousands Leave Besieged Enclave

🕔14:12, 15.Mar 2018

The mass exit came as Syrians marked seven years since the popular uprising that sparked their country’s vicious civil war — and hours after Syrian government forces blanketed the town with airstrikes and rocket fire.

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Saudi Arabia: Abuse, Death in Custody

Saudi Arabia: Abuse, Death in Custody

🕔00:00, 15.Mar 2018

Human Rights Watch has documented numerous allegations of torture and ill-treatment in Saudi prisons and detention centers in recent years.

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Omoyele Sowore: Courage Personified

Omoyele Sowore: Courage Personified

🕔16:40, 14.Mar 2018

“The secret of life,” says Marcel France, “is this: When you hear the sound of the cannons, walk toward them.” The 2019 presidential race in Nigeria has begun. READ MORE.

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Crimean War Facts (1853-1856)

Crimean War Facts (1853-1856) Updated

🕔00:00, 14.Mar 2018

The Crimean War was a result of Russian pressure on Turkey; this threatened British commercial and strategic interests in the Middle East and India. France, having provoked the crisis for prestige purposes, used the war to cement an alliance with Britain and to reassert its military power. READ MORE.

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Vladimir Putin, Russia More Invincible Today Than Ever

Vladimir Putin, Russia More Invincible Today Than Ever Updated

🕔02:00, 12.Mar 2018

“Any autocrat wants love,” said analyst Andrei Kolesnikov of the Carnegie Moscow Center, and Putin gets that love “from high support in elections.” Expected to win as much as 80 percent of the vote, Putin will further cement his authority over Russia, a czar-like figure with a democratic veneer. READ MORE.

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Marine Le Pen Proposes Rebranding National Union

Marine Le Pen Proposes Rebranding National Union Updated

🕔00:00, 12.Mar 2018

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen proposed changing the name of her party to the National Union on Sunday as part of efforts to improve its image after she was re-elected for a third term as leader. READ MORE.

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Israel Discriminates Against its Ethiopian Minority: Here’s Why

Israel Discriminates Against its Ethiopian Minority: Here’s Why Updated

🕔03:00, 11.Mar 2018

The Ministry of Immigration and Immigrant Absorption said “the subject of the continuation of Ethiopian immigration is on the government’s agenda.” “It’s intensely painful. I miss them like crazy,” Bililin said about her sisters. “(The government) doesn’t understand that pain.” READ MORE.

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Spies, Foes of Vladimir Putin Now Lethal in UK

Spies, Foes of Vladimir Putin Now Lethal in UK

🕔19:17, 10.Mar 2018

Litvinenko died slowly, with the poison transforming him into a stick-thin figure wasting away on a hospital bed, and he blamed Putin shortly before he died. A decade later, a laborious public inquiry concluded he had been killed by Russia’s security service, “probably” with Putin’s approval. READ MORE.

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US Wary North Korea Could Buy Time to Refine Its Nuclear Arsenal

US Wary North Korea Could Buy Time to Refine Its Nuclear Arsenal Updated

🕔00:00, 9.Mar 2018

“North Korea can be expected to proceed on all these things … unless an agreement freezes or stops these activities, something unlikely in the short run,” said David Albright, a nuclear non-proliferation expert who heads Washington’s Institute for Science and International Security. READ MORE.

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International Women’s Day: Protest, #MeToo Take Center Stage

International Women’s Day: Protest, #MeToo Take Center Stage

🕔11:43, 8.Mar 2018

“A country’s human rights values will be enhanced when women are granted their rights,” Suu Kyi’s speech marked the third International Women’s Day celebrated in Myanmar under a civilian government. Read more.

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Conservatives Would Defeat Justin Trudeau If Election Were Held – Poll

Conservatives Would Defeat Justin Trudeau If Election Were Held – Poll

🕔09:43, 4.Mar 2018

A slim majority of 54 per cent now disapproves of the performance of the Liberal government under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau while a minority of 46 per cent approves.

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Assad Forces Seized Ground in Ghouta Advance

Assad Forces Seized Ground in Ghouta Advance

🕔13:46, 2.Mar 2018

Damascus and Moscow have accused rebels of preventing civilians from leaving eastern Ghouta. Rebels deny this. he U.N. children’s agency UNICEF said on Friday the Syrian government may allow an aid convoy with supplies for 180,000 people to go to the eastern Ghouta town of Douma on Sunday. Read more.

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Sex Child Abusers Must Not Go Unpunished in Nigeria!

Sex Child Abusers Must Not Go Unpunished in Nigeria! Updated

🕔06:00, 2.Mar 2018

Philip asked her daughter why she needed to wash her panties and her daughter said a male neighbor had “climbed on her body” and then told her to wash her panties afterward. Despite stigma, Nigerian parents demand justice in child sex abuse cases. Read more about “Sex Child Abusers Must Not Go Unpunished in Nigeria!”

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Dapchi School Kidnappings in Nigeria: What We Know

Dapchi School Kidnappings in Nigeria: What We Know

🕔17:13, 27.Feb 2018

President Buhari says troops and reconnaissance aircraft would be used and no stone left unturned in the hunt for the girls. They are refusing to give further details of the search. Whether the Nigerian authorities will be able to find, and rescue, the Dapchi girls remains to be seen. Read more about the Dapchi girls.

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