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    Modi launches Hindu temple on Kashmir anniversary

    Agence France-Presse . Ayodhya | Updated at 12:43am on August 06, 2020

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi said ‘golden history’ was written Wednesday as he launched construction of a new Hindu temple at a flashpoint religious site...

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    Fresh violence kills 60 in Darfur

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 10:41pm on July 27, 2020

    More than 60 people have been killed and another 60 wounded in fresh violence in the West Darfur region of Sudan, UN officials announced Sunday....

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    Gun violence battering US cities

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:32am on July 19, 2020

    A five-month old baby boy struck in the head by a bullet in a drive-by shooting in Chicago Thursday became the youngest victim yet of...

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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...