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    Israel extradites woman wanted for sex crimes to Australia

    Israel has extradited a woman wanted on 74 charges of child sex abuse in Australia By ILAN BEN ZION Associated Press January 25, 2021, 7:33 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article JERUSALEM — Israeli authorities on Monday extradited a woman wanted on 74 charges of child sex abuse in […] More

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    Ruling Communist Party to set Vietnam’s course this week

    Leading members of Vietnam’s ruling Communist Party meet this week to approve future policy and help select the nation’s top leaders amid talk whether the party chief will stay By HAU DINH Associated Press January 25, 2021, 3:50 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article HANOI, Vietnam — Almost 1,600 […] More

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    Oxfam urges radical economic rejig for post-COVID world

    Anti-poverty campaigner Oxfam warned Monday that the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic will lead to the biggest increase in global inequalities on record unless governments rejig their economies By PAN PYLAS Associated Press January 25, 2021, 12:01 AM • 3 min read LONDON — Anti-poverty campaigner Oxfam warned Monday that the fallout of the coronavirus […] More

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    Kremlin: US comments on protests support law-breaking

    The Kremlin’s spokesman says the U.S. Embassy’s statements about the extensive protests in Russia, in which more than 3,500 people reportedly were arrested, interfere in the country’s domestic affairs and encourage Russians to break the law ByThe Associated Press January 24, 2021, 2:25 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article […] More

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    Argentina’s abortion law enters force under watchful eyes

    Argentina’s groundbreaking abortion law goes into force Sunday under the watchful eyes of women’s groups and government officials, who hope to ensure its full implementation despite opposition from conservative and church groups By ALMUDENA CALATRAVA Associated Press January 24, 2021, 5:01 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BUENOS AIRES, […] More

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    Arab Spring exiles look back 10 years after Egypt uprising

    LONDON — The Egyptians who took to the streets on Jan. 25, 2011, knew what they were doing. They knew they risked arrest and worse. But as their numbers swelled in Cairo’s central Tahrir Square, they tasted success. Police forces backed off, and within days, former President Hosni Mubarak agreed to demands to step down. […] More

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    French leader tells child sex abuse victims ‘we believe you’

    Amid a national French reckoning with sexual abuse of children by family members, President Emmanuel Macron has told victims: “We believe you ByThe Associated Press January 23, 2021, 8:17 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article PARIS — Amid a national French reckoning with sexual abuse of children by family […] More

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    UN: Violence in Sudan’s Darfur killed 250, displaced 100,000

    The U.N. refugee agency says tribal violence in Sudan’s western Darfur region earlier this month killed at least 250 people and displaced over 100,000 others including some 3,500 people who fled the violence into neighboring Chad ByThe Associated Press January 23, 2021, 11:39 AM • 2 min read CAIRO — Tribal clashes in Sudan’s Darfur […] More

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    Oxygen-starved city in Brazil’s Amazon starts immunization

    The Amazonian city of Manaus in Brazil began administering vaccines against the coronavirus, providing a ray of hope for the rainforest’s biggest city whose health system is collapsing amid an increase in infections and dwindling oxygen supplies By MARCELO SILVA DE SOUSA Associated Press January 19, 2021, 4:26 PM • 3 min read Share to […] More

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    Group: Angry mob targets radio station in north Afghanistan

    An international journalists group says an angry mob ransacked a local radio station in northern Afghanistan last week after a mosque imam incited the attackers, claiming loud music played by the station had interfered with his prayer service By RAHIM FAIEZ Associated Press January 19, 2021, 9:32 AM • 2 min read KABUL, Afghanistan — […] More

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    South Africa’s trailblazing Black food writer dies of virus

    South Africa’s pioneer Black food writer Dora Sitole, who quietly defied apartheid to win respect and a readership for African cuisine, died this month of COVID-19 By MOGOMOTSI MAGOME Associated Press January 19, 2021, 8:48 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s trailblazing Black food writer […] More

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