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EU, UN Seeks Aid Boost For Syria At Major Conference

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The EU and UN on Tuesday begin a two-day conference to drum up fresh aid pledges for Wartorn Syria and reinvigorate the faltering Geneva peace process as the conflict enters its eighth year.

Toronto Van Attack: Suspect Quizzed After 10 Pedestrians Killed

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Canadian police are questioning the suspected driver of a rented van that ploughed into pedestrians in northern Toronto on Monday, killing 10 and injuring 15.

Royal Baby: Duchess Gives Birth To Baby Boy

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The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a baby boy.

Paris Attack Suspect Sentenced To 20 Years Over Brussels Shootout

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A Belgian court on Monday found Salah Abdeslam, the last surviving suspect in the Paris attacks, guilty of terrorism-related attempted murder over a shootout with police in Brussels days before his capture in 2016, and sentenced him to 20 years in jail.

OPCW Experts Get Douma Samples, Finally

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International Chemical Weapons Experts have finally inspected the site of a suspected attack near Damascus which caused an international backlash.

2018 CHOGM Closes

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President Muhammadu Buhari and other Commonwealth leaders have ended the 2018 Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London.

German Privacy Watchdog Opens Case Against Facebook

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Attempt by Facebook to limit the fallout from a massive data breach is facing a hitch in Germany as a privacy watchdog has opened a case against the social network as politicians accuse its bosses of evasion.

U.K. Minister Under Fire Over Property Deal

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British Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, is facing an investigation by a parliamentary watchdog over his failure to declare a property investment deal.

Prince Charles To succeed Queen as Commonwealth head

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Leaders on Friday approved Prince Charles as the successor to Queen Elizabeth as head of the Commonwealth at a meeting of the group’s heads of government in Windsor, Sky News reported citing unnamed sources.

Swaziland King Renames Country 'The Kingdom Of eSwatini'

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King Mswati III of Swaziland has renamed the country to "the Kingdom of eSwatini".

Commonwealth Is Growing On Yearly Basis - Queen Of England

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The Queen of England, Elizabeth II, has said that the Commonwealth was growing on yearly basis.

UK PM May Regrets Anti-Gay Colonial Laws

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British Prime Minister Theresa May says she "deeply regrets" the UK's role in introducing anti-gay laws in its former colonies and the "legacy of discrimination, violence and even death that persists today".  

Macron Urges Europeans To Resist Rising Authoritarianism

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French president Emmanuel Macron has urged Europeans to resist rising authoritarianism and renew their commitment to democracy

Rights Group Accuses Burundi Government Of Violent Crackdown On Opponents

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Human rights watch has said Burundi government forces and members of the ruling party have killed, beaten and intimidated people they regard as opponents of a referendum vote on extending the president's term in office

DRC Sacks Over 250 Judges Without Law Degrees

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Over 250 judges have been sacked in the democratic republic of Congo for not having a law degree, and corruption allegations.  

2018 Conference Of ECOWAS Community Court Holds In Bamako, Mali

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Some of the challenges of terrorism and instability, which have frustrated the emergence of an effective human rights regime in the West African sub-region, will dominate discussions at the 2018 international conference of the community court of justice which opens Wednesday in Bamako, Mali.

 

Buhari Visits UK PM Theresa May

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President Muhammadu Buhari says he is more concerned about delivering on his campaign promises to Nigerians rather than being preoccupied by the politics of the next General Elections. 

Ethiopia PM Promises Reforms

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Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, has promised to reform laws which he says have led to human rights abuses in the country.

8 Men Go On Trial In India For Rape Of 8-Year-Old Muslim Girl

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Eight men accused of the rape, torture and murder of an Eight-year-old Muslim girl in Indian-administered Kashmir have pleaded not guilty in a specially convened fast-track court.

Kenya’s Election Commission Hit By Resignations

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Three commissioners from Kenya’s election board have resigned, saying the body is dysfunctional and its chairman, wafula chebukati, is incompetent.


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