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Colombian activists deaths rose nearly 50% last year to well over 100

GENEVA, Switzerland - More than 100 human rights workers have been killed in Colombia in the last year, a figure ...

Brazil lawmakers repudiate Nazi echoes in culture secretary's address

Brazil's Senate President Davi Alcolumbre and lower house speaker Rodrigo Maia today (Jan. 17) released notes calling for Special Secretary ...

Brazil quits Community of Latin American and Caribbean States

Brazil's Minister of Foreign Relations Ernesto Ara├║jo announced on his Twitter that Brazil decided to suspend its participation in the ...

Lessons on how to effectively tackle insect invasions

Kenyan food production and grazing land is under threat from a huge desert locust invasion. The insects are currently in ...

Tackling femicide in Argentina: a UN Resident Coordinator blog

In this blog, UN News has invited Roberto Valent, the UN Resident Coordinator in Argentina to highlight what efforts are ...

SA coach Coetzee stunned by world No 1's suspension

Cape Town - They were hoping to complete a hat-trick of Grand Slam doubles titles in the forthcoming Australian Open ...

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Ken Starr who spent years targeting Clinton, joins Trump defense team

WASHINGTON, DC - High profile lawyers Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr have been brought in to work with the legal ...

Children bearing the brunt of Libya's long-standing civil war

BERLIN, Germany - Warring factions engaged in the Libyan conflict and UN-Secretary General Antonio Guterres will take part in a ...

Jailed U.S. citizen who demonstrated against Egyptian coup is dead

CAIRO, Egypt - The death this week of Mustafa Kassem, an Egyptian-American imprisoned in Egypt after an unfair trial, underscores ...

How dealer and player swindled Maryland casino

BALTIMORE, Maryland - After just a few hours of playing baccarat at a Maryland casino in September 2017, Chenguang Ni ...

Lower expenses and low debt highlights of New Zealand financial report

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - The New Zealand government's books are in good shape with the accounts in surplus and expenses ...

U.S. government report concludes White House violated law

WASHINGTON, DC - On the eve of U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial a damning new government watchdog report has ...

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