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Death toll hits 21 in Texas elementary school shooting

NINETEEN young children and two adults have died from a shooting at Robb Elementary School in the city of Uvalde, South Texas, United States...

Ukraine, other conflicts push number of displaced persons above 100 million for first time

THE number of people forced to flee conflict, violence, human rights violations and persecution has now crossed the staggering milestone of 100 million for...

US reopens embassy in Ukrainian capital, Kyiv

THE United States government has reopened its embassy in Kyiv more than three months after shutting down operations ahead of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. “Today...
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40 days mourning declared as UAE President dies at 73

THE Ministry of Presidential Affairs has declared 40 days of mourning following the death of the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) President, Sheikh Khalifa, as...

Al Jazeera accuses Israeli forces of killing, injuring its reporters in West Bank raid

AL JAZEERA Media Network has condemned the killing of one of its veteran journalists Shireen Abu Akleh by Israeli forces in the occupied West...

EU pays €3.5bn to member states to welcome refugees

THE European Union Commission has said it paid €3.5 billion in advance payments to member states to help them manage the arrival of people...
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Buhari assures return of 1,130 looted Benin artefacts

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to pursue the repatriation of looted Nigeria’s artefacts from abroad, including 1,130 Benin bronzes in Germany's public museums. Buhari made...

Twitter sale: Jack Dorsey admits his ‘biggest fail’

A former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, has admitted his biggest mistake. This is coming after the microblogging site was sold to...

Firestorm over British plan to dump asylum-seeking refugees in Rwanda

The United Nations Refugee Agency has joined other human rights groups in protesting plans by the United Kingdom to dump migrants and asylum-seekers who...
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