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Sudan women’s activist wins human rights prize

Sudanese women’s activist Amira Osman Hamed has won a Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk, the organization announced.

Brazil once wiped away preventable diseases. They’re coming back

Brazil once wiped away preventable diseases. Why are they coming back?

World’s most violent cities: Medellín crime surge helps Latin America top list

Region has two-thirds of world’s most dangerous cities, with Bogotá, Rio, Mexico City and San Salvador also named in study

Rise in UK asylum approvals renews fears about Rwanda transfers

Home Office data shows majority of successful claimants arrived via small boats so may face prosecution

"How Many More Children...": UN Body Slams US Over Texas Shooting

Texas School Shooting: The 19 children, a teacher, and a school staff member who set off for school in the morning will never return home to their families, Catherine Russell, executive director of UNICEF said.

Canada’s refugee road: a lifeline for some, a political headache for others

Roxham Road, linking New York state and Quebec, is by far the busiest crossing for asylum seekers, thanks to a legal ‘loophole’

China warns ‘irretrievable consequences’, ‘unbearable price’ amid US’ Taiwan remarks swings

The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday warned the US against playing with words on the one-China principle and irretrievable consequences for the China-US relations, stressing no forces including the US can prevent the Chinese people from reunifying the nation after US President Joe Biden's latest Taiwan gaffes which saw he first vowed readiness for military intervention to defend the island if necessary and then he and White House officials walked back his remarks.

‘We can’t switch off’: MP’s staff member reveals mental health pressure

An anonymous worker shares their experience, as study shows half of UK MPs’ staff have clinical levels of psychological distress

Home Office detains all asylum seekers it plans to send to Rwanda

Department says previously announced option of serving arrivals to UK with notices while living in community has not been used

‘I got fed up with my students ending up in prison or dead’: the teacher fighting to end school exclusions

Appalled by the damage of zero-tolerance behaviour policies that see ever more pupils thrown out of class, and often education, Zahra Bei founded a campaign focusing on racial justice

‘Lifeline’ of renewable energy can steer world out of climate crisis: Guterres

Greenhouse gas concentrations, sea level rises, ocean heat levels and acidification, all set new records during 2021, while some glaciers reached the point of no return, according to the latest flagship report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), published on Wednesday.

Map: What will NATO look like with Finland and Sweden included?

Finland and Sweden have formally applied for membership of the 30-member military alliance.

Queen’s platinum jubilee: the royals must span the social divides

Brexit, Covid and Black Lives Matter have highlighted divisions in society. But we have more in common than we sometimes realise

One big lie in the Queen's speech resonated in the Caribbean

The Queen's speech included a statement that is an unfortunate big lie: "my Government will play a leading role in defending democracy and freedom across the world", while the The very same Queen's government is trying to do exactly what Putin is trying to do in Ukraine, within the BVI: implanting their "puppet government" instead of the democratically elected government... (and if BVI people will try to defend their country from Britain's invasion, they will be slaughtered as well, obviously)

Ukraine refugees who enter UK via Ireland may be sent to Rwanda, MPs told

Minister also refuses to say whether Ukrainians who cross Channel in small boats could be sent to Africa

New York Times wins 3 Pulitzer Prizes; Reuters wins for feature photography

The New York Times won three Pulitzer Prizes and was named as a finalist five more times on Monday, while its rival the Washington Post took the public service award and Reuters claimed the prize for feature photography.

UK to provide 1.3 billion pounds of further military support to Ukraine

Britain said it would provide a further 1.3 billion pounds ($1.60 billion) in military support and aid to Ukraine, making the pledge ahead of a planned video call on Sunday by Group of Seven leaders with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

UK poised to hand further £1.3bn military package to Ukraine

Equipment will include anti-battery radar systems, plus GPS jamming and night-vision devices

A look at some of the world’s toughest abortion laws

New limits on abortion rights are being pursued in the US and other countries.

“I am here to listen and to understand’ - UK Minister Amanda A. Milling. Is she really such an innocent abroad?

UK Minister for the Overseas Territory, the Rt. "Hon". Amanda A. Milling in now in the Virgin Islands (VI) for high-level discussions following the early publication of the Commission of Inquiry recommendations to cancel democracy, suspend the constitution, take back full control, and recolonise the Virgin Islands.

Why terror groups are targeting Chinese nationals in Pakistan

female suicide bomber killed three Chinese teachers and a local driver at Karachi University in Pakistan this week. The separatist militant group, the Baloch Liberation Army (BLA), claimed responsibility for the attack which targeted a Chinese language centre at the university.

Partygate undermines teaching of honesty and decency, says union chief

Headteachers’ leader to accuse government of failure of leadership

Afghanistan: Former army general vows new war against Taliban

An ex-general in the Afghan army says he and many other former soldiers and politicians are preparing to launch a new war against the Taliban.

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