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Modi’s media marathon

Posted by May 25, 2024

As Narendra Modi fights for a third term in office, his media blitz is like nothing he has done before.With voter turnout in India’s elections unexpectedly lo

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Punched, choked, kicked: German police crack down on student protests

Posted by May 25, 2024

“We are witnessing a great endangerment of academic freedom – and this has started since the beginning of Israel’s war on Gaza,” says Cecilia, an underg

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‘Down with dictatorship’: Tunisians rally against gov’t crackdown on media

Posted by May 25, 2024

Demonstration comes after two Tunisian commentators critical of President Saeid were sentenced to prison.Several hundred Tunisians have marched through the capi

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Italy to resume UNRWA funding as Gaza faces humanitarian crisis

Posted by May 25, 2024

Italy has announced it will restore funding for the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) months after it suspended aid to the agency over Isra

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Four anti-Muslim claims dominating India’s election: What’s the truth?

Posted by May 25, 2024

In April, as India was preparing for the first phase of its mammoth seven-stage national election that will conclude with results on June 4, pollsters asked vot

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Chilean firefighter arrested for allegedly starting blaze that killed 137

Posted by May 25, 2024

A firefighter and a forestry official have been arrested on suspicion of starting a fire that killed 137 people in Vina del Mar city.Authorities in Chile have a

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Some 45,000 Rohingya flee amid allegations of beheading, burning in…

Posted by May 25, 2024

UN rights chief Volker Turk urges Bangladesh, other countries ‘to provide effective protection’ to the latest refugees.Escalating violence in conflict-torn

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Rescuers search rubble after over 300 buried in Papua New…

Posted by May 25, 2024

Landslide blocked highway access to affected communities making helicopters the easiest way to reach the disaster zone.Rescue teams have arrived at the site of

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Colombia’s ex-President Uribe charged with witness tampering

Posted by May 25, 2024

Uribe, who was president from 2002 to 2010, faces up to 12 years in prison for witness tampering and bribing witnesses.Former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe h

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All you need to know about the ICC T20 World…

Posted by May 25, 2024

The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 begins in the United States and the Caribbean on June 1 when the world’s eyes will be on co-hosts USA as they entertain nei

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Fearing war with China, civilians in Taiwan prepare for disaster

Posted by May 25, 2024

Taipei, Taiwan - A missile has struck Taiwan's capital and wreaked devastation on an otherwise peaceful park. Moments earlier, pedestrians were strolling along

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Families of Uvalde school shooting victims sue Microsoft, Meta and…

Posted by May 25, 2024

Families of the victims killed in a school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, have filed two wrongful death lawsuits: one against the firearm manufacturer and another a

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