Hundreds rally in Paris to support the Aquarius migrant rescue ship

Hundreds rally in Paris to support the Aquarius migrant rescue ship

Europe © AFP File Text by NEWS WIRES Latest update : 2018-10-06 Hundreds of people, many wearing orange to evoke life vests, demonstrated Saturday in Paris to back a private humanitarian ship that rescues migrants who are making the dangerous...
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Africa:Congress Takes the Lead on U.S.-Africa policy

Africa:Congress Takes the Lead on U.S.-Africa policy

BlogBy Witney Schneidman While the nation has been transfixed by the confirmation hearings of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for a seat on the Supreme Court, Congress passed significant legislation on Africa that has attracted virtually no attention. On October 3, the....
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(Hand)shaken, not stirred?

(Hand)shaken, not stirred?

11:25 AM ET Osman Samiuddin in Dubai To shake hands or not to shake hands is perhaps not the most important conversation Sarfraz Ahmed will have this week. But to Tim Paine and this new Australia, as they move on...
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Africa:Notes for Understanding of African Migration

Africa:Notes for Understanding of African Migration

BlogBy J. Peter Pham This article appeared originally in French in the current print edition of the magazine Pouvoirs d’Afrique. This past summer, one could not help but wonder as the leaders of Europe and Africa, in separate meetings, seemed...
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SC allows deportation of Rohingyas: Prashant Bhushan’s arguments flawed as international laws hold no water in Indian courts

SC allows deportation of Rohingyas: Prashant Bhushan’s arguments flawed as international laws hold no water in Indian courts

The Supreme Court of India on Thursday rejected the plea to stop the deportation of seven Rohingya immigrants to Myanmar from Assam. This decision was given by a three-judge bench headed by the new Chief Justice of India, Justice Ranjan...
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Saving the Titanic: Govt took control of IL&FS to avert ‘catastrophic’ damage to financial markets, economy

Saving the Titanic: Govt took control of IL&FS to avert ‘catastrophic’ damage to financial markets, economy

New Delhi: The government said it was forced to take control of ailing shadow banking firm Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) as it feared its collapse would cause ‘catastrophic’ damage to the financial markets and the econ...
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Election Commission poll dates announcement LIVE Updates: Poll panel says changed time of presser for media’s convenience, not Modi rally

Election Commission poll dates announcement LIVE Updates: Poll panel says changed time of presser for media’s convenience, not Modi rally

14:30 (IST) Facing flak over changed time of presser, Election Commission says didn’t shift press meet for Modi rally  Facing criticism from political parties over allegedly deferring its press conference to suit Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ra...
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Pa Ranjith’s debut film in Bollywood, backed by Namah Pictures, likely to feature Aamir Khan

Pa Ranjith’s debut film in Bollywood, backed by Namah Pictures, likely to feature Aamir Khan

You are here: Pa Ranjith, who is all set to make his debut in Bollywood, has reportedly teamed up with the production house Namah Pictures for the project. Further, it is also being speculated that Aamir Khan would be a...
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Russia cyber-plots: Dutch defend decision not to arrest suspects

Russia cyber-plots: Dutch defend decision not to arrest suspects

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe BBC’s Gordon Corera looks at why the Russian cyber plot sting was surprising The Dutch government has defended a decision not to detain four Russians accused of an attempted cyber-attack on...
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Africa:The Tragedy of International Law and Justice

Africa:The Tragedy of International Law and Justice

The bashing by the US of the International Criminal Court shows a double standard tolerated at international level but it also lets human rights abusers off the hook in Africa in particular, writes DW’s Isaac Mugabi. With the 73rd session...
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