Black Rhinos Roam Chad for the First Time in 46 Years

Black Rhinos Roam Chad for the First Time in 46 Years

The population of black rhinos is down 97.6 percent since 1960. Some estimate that as few as 5,500 are left on the continent, according to the African Wildlife Foundation. Cathy Dean, chief executive officer of Save the Rhino, a nonprofit...
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Catalonia’s parliament fails to elect new president in first round of vote

Catalonia’s parliament fails to elect new president in first round of vote

Islamic State group claims responsibility for Paris knife attack Read more Record abstention in Iraq’s legislative elections Read more Special Coverage: France 24 reports on Iraq’s parliamentary election Read more In Cannes movies, Paris is the cit...
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Cannes 2018: Female stars protest on red carpet for equal rights

Cannes 2018: Female stars protest on red carpet for equal rights

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEighty-two women take part in an equality march on the Cannes red carpet Dozens of women film stars have held a protest at the Cannes film festival against gender-based discrimination in the...
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‘Man with the golden arm’ donated blood weekly for 60 years, saved 2.4 million babies

‘Man with the golden arm’ donated blood weekly for 60 years, saved 2.4 million babies

Australian native James Harrison, who has donated blood every week for 60 years, saving over 2.4 million babies in the process, is hanging up his “golden arm” for good. The 81-year-old has become known as the “man with the golden...
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Mexico says round-the-world cyclists were murdered

Mexico says round-the-world cyclists were murdered

Image copyright Chmielewski/Hagenbusch Image caption Krzysztof Chmielewski (l) and Holger Hagenbusch had spent years travelling the world on bikes Mexican investigators say two European cyclists did not die in an accident as first claimed – they were mur...
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Iraq votes in first elections since ISIL defeat

Iraq votes in first elections since ISIL defeat

Iraqis have voted in the first parliamentary election since the country declared victory over the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group at the end of 2017. Polls opened at 7am on Saturday and...
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‘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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