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Allegations Of Abuse Grow In Tigray War

Allegations of abuse are growing amidst Ethiopia’s war and the escalating tensions in the nation’s Tigray region. Multiple reports are emerging of sexual violence at the hands of Ethiopian and Eritrean soldiers. A young woman told Reuters that she was forced to make a disturbing decision as her attacker, an

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Landslide Victory For Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Candidates Seen As First Step Towards Democracy

Hong Kong’s district council election results are a major win for pro-democracy advocates as many important pro-government figures lost their seats. The results, which came in last Monday morning, resulted in a landslide victory for democratic candidates. 2.94 million registered voters participated in this year’s council election—a staggering voter turnout

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Venezuela’s Government And Its Opposition Continue Previously Cancelled Talks

Talks between Venezuela’s government and its opposition will continue after the nation’s self-declared interim president Juan Guaido previously stated that there were no plans to resume discussions with the “murderous dictatorship of Maduro.” No specific dates were announced for the now re-opened discussion, which has been relocated to Barbados instead

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Iran Exceeds Uranium Enrichment Limit Set In 2015 Nuclear Deal

Following the growing tensions between Iran and the United States, Iran has announced that it will be enriching its uranium beyond the limit set in the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal with other world powers. This decision comes in response to the withdrawal of the U.S. from the nuclear

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Thousands Gather In Prague To Demand PM Babis Resign

Over 250,000 Czech protestors gathered in Prague’s Letna park to demand Prime Minster Andrej Babis’ resignation. It is the country’s fifth protest in a series of mass demonstrations and “the largest show of public anger since the 1989 Velvet Revolution,” according to Aljazeera. The calls for resignation follow police recommendation

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Hundreds Infected with HIV in Pakistan’s Sindh Province

Pakistan’s southern Sindh province experienced an unprecedented HIV outbreak after nearly 700 people, mainly children, were diagnosed with the virus. Concerns became prevalent in April when parents in the city of Ratodero alerted doctors of their children falling ill with uncontrollable fevers, a common symptom of the virus, and not

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