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Olympic Chiefs, UN Must Act On China Abuses, Say NGOs

  Hundreds of organisations urged the United Nations to probe rights violations in China on Wednesday as other groups called for Olympic chiefs to strip Beijing of the 2022 winter games. Two separate coalitions of rights groups issued calls for a clear international response to China’s abuses as concern grows over its clampdown in Hong … Continue reading Olympic Chiefs, UN Must Act On China Abuses, Say NGOs

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Assange Extradition Hearing Resumes In London

  WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange returned to court in London on Monday for a hearing to decide whether he should be extradited to the United States for leaking secrets about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Supporters protested as the 49-year-old Australian was brought to the Old Bailey, brandishing placards reading “Don’t Extradite Assange” and … Continue reading Assange Extradition Hearing Resumes In London

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NLC Accuses Wike Of Mobilising Thugs To Unleash Violence On Workers

  The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has accused Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, of mobilising thugs to unleash violence on workers in the state. NLC President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, made the allegation in a statement he personally signed on Sunday. Wabba noted that congress has received what he described as credible information that Governor Wike … Continue reading NLC Accuses Wike Of Mobilising Thugs To Unleash Violence On Workers

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Belarus Protesters Keep Pressure On Lukashenko With New March

  Belarusian protesters on Sunday prepared a new mass demonstration against strongman Alexander Lukashenko who has refused to quit after a disputed re-election and turned to Russia for help. Unprecedented protests broke out in the ex-Soviet country after Lukashenko, who has ruled the ex-Soviet state for 26 years, claimed re-election with 80 percent of the … Continue reading Belarus Protesters Keep Pressure On Lukashenko With New March

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Trump Rips Rival Biden As Destroyer Of American ‘Greatness’

    President Donald Trump tore into his election challenger Joe Biden as a threat to the “American Dream” in a bruising speech Thursday accepting the Republican nomination for a second term against a backdrop of racial tensions and the deadly coronavirus pandemic. The former celebrity real estate developer spoke at a grandiose event staged … Continue reading Trump Rips Rival Biden As Destroyer Of American ‘Greatness’

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Putin Vows Military Support For Belarus’ Lukashenko

  Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed military support for embattled Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko on Thursday, while urging a peaceful resolution to unrest and demonstrations that erupted after a disputed election. EU ambassadors in the capital Minsk on Thursday denounced a crackdown on the opposition in the wake of the presidential poll, in which 65-year-old … Continue reading Putin Vows Military Support For Belarus’ Lukashenko

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How I Escaped Police Custody, Killed Another Woman – Suspected Serial Killer

  Three days after he was rearrested, the suspected serial killer in Oyo State has revealed how he escaped from police custody and went back into the dastardly act for which he was apprehended earlier. Nineteen-year-old Sunday Shodipe made the revelation on Wednesday when he was paraded along with other criminal suspects at the Police … Continue reading How I Escaped Police Custody, Killed Another Woman – Suspected Serial Killer

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Melania Trump Brings Compassion On Pandemic, Immigrants At Republican Convention

  Melania Trump put a kinder, gentler sheen on Donald Trump’s reelection campaign with a star turn at the Republican convention Tuesday where she broke ranks to speak compassionately about coronavirus victims and recalled her own immigrant story in an appeal for racial harmony. Unlike often aggressive speeches by two of Trump’s children from previous … Continue reading Melania Trump Brings Compassion On Pandemic, Immigrants At Republican Convention

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