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    Greta wins Amnesty’s highest human rights award

    Agence- France-Presse  . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2019

    Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future youth movement received Amnesty International’s ‘Ambassadors of Conscience’ award on Monday for their work...

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    Amnesty chief vows to defy India bid to crush criticism

    Agence- France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2019

    Amnesty International’s chief vowed Monday that the rights group would not be silenced on raising concerns about Kashmir despite what he called intimidation by Indian...

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    Earth warming more quickly than thought: scientists

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 08:30pm on September 17, 2019

    Greenhouse gases thrust into the atmosphere mainly by burning fossil fuels are warming Earth’s surface more quickly than previously understood, according to new climate models set to...

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    Protesters reject Algerian election announcement

    Reuters . Algiers | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2019

    Hundreds of Algerians marched on Tuesday against an election called for December, chanting ‘we will not vote until the regime men are removed’. The planned vote has set up a new phase in...

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    Police clear major migrant camp in northern France

    Agence- France-Presse . France | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2019

    French police began clearing around 1,000 migrants from a gymnasium near the northern port of Dunkirk on Tuesday after a court ruled it was a health and security hazard...

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    India hopes to gain control over Pakistan Kashmir

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 07:31pm on September 17, 2019

    India’s foreign minister said on Tuesday that the part of Kashmir controlled by Pakistan belongs to India and that he expected India to gain physical control over it one day, raising the rhetoric over the...

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    Thai PM defends police monitoring of Muslim university students

    Reuters . Bangkok | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2019

    Thailand’s prime minister on Tuesday defended police for requesting information about minority Muslim students from universities around the country, after criticism of the move as...

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    Macron signals tougher line on immigration

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2019

    With an eye on re-election, France’s Emmanuel Macron has signalled a tougher line on immigration, arguing that the government must end its ‘lax’ approach to prevent voters from drifting to...

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