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June 23, 2018

Donald Trump's nazi-style family separation policy slammed

Worldwide condemnation of Donald Trump’s zero-tolerance immigration policy that had been tearing apart migrant families led to the US President having to do a u turn. Here The-Latest’s US...

Outspoken young woman who has solutions for Africa

Ellen McGirt Like many young students, June Arunga, pictured left, took time off from law school for a road trip. But it was no spring break. Working with a BBC TV film crew, she travelled 5,000 miles from Cairo to Cape Town, documenting a gruelling journe ...

Black press reject Obama’s 'management of expectations'

Make sure there's no African blood on the mobile

Guy Momat MulongoyContinuing violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo is being fuelled by western companies who are buying the country's minerals without properly checking their origins, according to an international human rights group. And a rare meta ...

Why I mourn the death of Merce Cunningham

Lara PlatmanI am terribly sad to hear of the passing of Merce Cunningham, who has died at the age of 90. He was a brilliant choreographer and dancer who worked with the likes of Andy Warhol, Steve Reich, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, John Cage, his li ...

Anti-UK rally banned despite fury over alleged meddling

  Press TV correspondentAmid growing anger against "British interference in Iran's internal affairs", the Iranian Interior Ministry has refused to issue a permit for a rally outside the UK embassy in Tehran."Iran's Interior Mini ...

Musician braves coldest part of the globe for charity

Emma Foster - Community NewswireBritish busker Paul Craske will be performing in icy Antarctica next week as part of a fundraiser. The 41-year-old from Grimsby works at the British Antarctic Survey Rothera Research Station on the freezing continent and wil ...

The-Latest forces Scotland Yard to launch police bloggers probe

Britain's top police force has done a "U" turn following pressure from The-Latest and announced that it will after all be investigating rogue officers who wrote deeply offensive blogs about protesters on the G20 London demonstration. One blog ...

African tragedy being ignored by big media

Richard Lance KeebleOne of the world's biggest humanitarian disasters today is in Somalia. This is despite the fact that, In an unprecedented move five months ago, 52 international NGOs (including Oxfam and the Danish Refugee Council) called for immedi ...

Video proof: police attack on G20 protest man who died

Damning video footage from an eyewitness has been released of British police pushing to the ground a man who minutes later died of a heart attack during a protest about last week's G20 summit in London.The-Latest was the first news outlet to criticise ...

"They got a good kicking" - police bloggers boast

Deborah Hobson   - The-Latest - EXCLUSIVEPolice who were on duty during the G20 protests in London on April 1 have been scathing in their blogs   about campaigners on the day, with one vicious London officer   referring to protesters   ...

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