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    Unilever, Coca Cola join Facebook ad boycotts over hate speech concern

    Agence France-Presse .  The Hague/Washington/San Francisco | Updated at 10:56pm on June 27, 2020

    Unilever and Coca Cola joined a growing list of global brands halting advertisements on social media giants like Facebook over their perceived failure to crack...

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    Verizon joins brands boycotting FB ads

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:53pm on June 26, 2020

    US telecoms giant Verizon joined the growing list of brands vowing to stop buying advertising on Facebook on Thursday over its perceived failure to crack...

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    Over 1pc of humanity displaced: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:23am on June 19, 2020

    More than one per cent of the world’s population — a record 80 million people — have now been forced to flee their homes due...

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    UN rights chief urges reparations for colonialism, slavery

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:00am on June 18, 2020

    The UN’s human rights chief urged countries Wednesday to confront the legacy of slavery and colonialism and to make amends for ‘centuries of violence and...

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    Taliban raids on Afghan security posts kill 18

    Agence France-Presse . Mazar-i-Sharif | Updated at 12:55am on June 18, 2020

    Taliban fighters killed at least 18 Afghan security personnel Wednesday in two attacks on checkpoints in the north, officials said, the latest violence ahead of...

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    Fox News apologises for chart of stock gains after black killings

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:30pm on June 07, 2020

    Fox News has apologised for airing a graphic showing how stock markets had responded after high-profile acts of violence against black men, including the assassination...

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    13 die in violence over COVID-19

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:16am on June 05, 2020

    At least 13 people were killed and 461 injured in 119 violent incidents over novel coronavirus-related issues between March and May, found a study. The...

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    UN chief calls for probe, EU shocked

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 09:52pm on June 02, 2020

    UN secretary general Antonio Guterres urged restraint by US authorities toward protestors and believes allegations of police violence should be investigated, his spokesperson said Monday...

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    Twitter conceals Trump tweet for ‘glorifying violence’

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:29am on May 30, 2020

    Twitter concealed one of Donald Trump’s tweets on Friday for ‘glorifying violence,’ ramping up a dispute with the US president who says social media companies...

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    EU, Britain denounce Myanmar violence at UNSC

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 01:06am on May 16, 2020

    UN Security Council European member states and Britain on Thursday denounced violence in Myanmar and expressed concern over the coronavirus pandemic in the country, in...