‘I Can Finally Dream’: Tunisia Expands Protection for Battered Women

‘I Can Finally Dream’: Tunisia Expands Protection for Battered Women

From outside, the new shelter in Gafsa looks like an ordinary house. The inside is homey except for the schedule on the kitchen door, which sets out the hours to eat and clean. The storage closet is stocked with sanitary...
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Bridging the divide: Cyprus choir spreads message of peace

Bridging the divide: Cyprus choir spreads message of peace

Nicosia, Cyprus – Costas Kyranides was a young psychologist in the mid-1990s when he started exhibiting symptoms of what he terms “political schizophrenia”. A Greek Cypriot born on the divided Mediterranean island, Kyranides had grown up embr...
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North Korea to hold nuclear site dismantling ‘ceremony’ ahead of summit with Trump

North Korea to hold nuclear site dismantling ‘ceremony’ ahead of summit with Trump

North Korea says it will hold a “ceremony” for the dismantling of its nuclear test site on May 23-25 in what would be a dramatic but symbolic event to set up leader Kim Jong Un’s summit with President Donald Trump...
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What Meghan Markle Means to Black Britons

What Meghan Markle Means to Black Britons

Anthony Gunter, a criminologist at the University of East London, said he had been startled to discover that many of his black acquaintances — people who never before expressed even mild interest in the royal family — were caught up...
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Global Health: Ebola Erupts Again in Africa, Only Now There’s a Vaccine

Global Health: Ebola Erupts Again in Africa, Only Now There’s a Vaccine

“We know from previous outbreaks that the D.R.C. is ready to act, but they need global support to ensure this outbreak is contained effectively,” said Dr. Jeremy Farrar, director of the Wellcome Trust. This outbreak will be the first time...
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26 Killed in Burundi Attack, Minister Says, Blaming Terrorists

26 Killed in Burundi Attack, Minister Says, Blaming Terrorists

BUJUMBURA, Burundi — At least 26 people were killed and seven others wounded in an attack in a rural area of Burundi, the country’s security minister said on Saturday, calling it the work of a “terrorist group” that he did...
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Silvio Berlusconi: Ban on former PM holding office scrapped

Silvio Berlusconi: Ban on former PM holding office scrapped

Image copyright EPA Image caption Silvio Berlusconi was sentenced to four years in prison for tax fraud in 2013 An Italian court has lifted a ban on former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi holding public office. He was barred in 2013...
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Africa:Data-Bait – Using Tech to Hook Globe’s Multi-Billion-Dollar Fishing Cheats

Africa:Data-Bait – Using Tech to Hook Globe’s Multi-Billion-Dollar Fishing Cheats

Photo: FAO (File photo). By Thin Lei Win Rome — In 2016, a Thai-flagged fishing vessel was detained in Seychelles on suspicion that it had been fishing illegally in the Indian Ocean, one of the world’s richest fishing grounds. The...
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Africa:Ebola Outbreak – WHO Puts 10 Countries On ‘High Alert’

Africa:Ebola Outbreak – WHO Puts 10 Countries On ‘High Alert’

Photo: UN (File photo). WHO officials have described the affected area as “one of the most difficult terrains on earth,” making it difficult to access. The UN health agency is hoping to avert an epidemic like the West Africa outbreak...
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Dr. Davida Coady, Medical Missionary, Is Dead at 80

“At the time,” she added, “it was thought that many of these children died of low body temperature, because that’s part of malnutrition. We used to keep them warm, but she taught us that if you got enough calories into...
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