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July 16, 2020

Why Black people are bearing brunt of global plague

Shocking figures released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) this month show that Black people are dying at an alarming rate from Covid-19 or coronavirus that has devastated lives in the...

Global economy loses billions to Somali piracy

The Somali pirates roaming the waters off the Horn of Africa push global trade costs up by billions of dollars per year and severely affect the economic activities of neighbouring countries, a new World Bank report has found.Although hijackings in the regi ...

Male rape victims fight stigma in Uganda

The expression on Moses Kamba's face is cold and hard, and there is a bitter tone in his voice when he talks. Five years ago, soldiers in his former hometown in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo killed his parents, imprisoned and tortur ...

Forgotten child soldiers are a hidden story

Debbie Gore - in Baracka, Democratic Republic of CongoJostling over crater-sized potholes, crammed into a beat up old Renault Espace with sweat impossibly stuck to my face, we made our way through the Eastern region of Fizi in the Democratic Republic of Co ...

Iranian president 'the target of an x-ray death plot'

President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was the target of an X-ray radiation plot during his trip to Rome for the UN food summit, a senior diplomat has sensationally claimed. Iran's ambassador to Italy, Abolfazl Zohrehvand, said that the would be assassi ...

Unedited: What Mandela really said about Zimbabwe

What the Muslims say

BEIRUT BLOG : Lebanon Counts The Grim Cost Of War

Special Report - Jonathan ErasmusPolitical relations in the Middle East are extraordinarily tense, with a fragile ceasfire now in place, following the war between the Israeli army and the Shiite militia Hizbollah in Lebanon. The war has left the Lebane ...

'Best Dads In The World'

 It's official. The Aka people of central Africa have been named the world's best fathers. Researcher say that the group, called 'Pygmies' by colonisers because of their small stature, dedicate the most time of all the globe's peoples to active fa ...

Roll Call of US 'Prisoners of War'

American authorities have released the most comprehensive list yet of  the men being held indefinitely without trial at the notorious Guantanamo Bay concentration camp in Cuba. The-Latest is revealing the names exclusively to our members. Pentagon off ...

Prince Charles: "I'll Help Repatriate Indian Booty"

The-Latest  -  EXCLUSIVE Milo Wakelin Britain's heir to the throne Prince Charles was at the centre of an international row in April over Indian treasures – including the world famous Kohinoor diamond (pictured atop Queen Elizabeth ...

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