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Nobel peace prize shines light on rape in conflict

Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad, an IS sex slave survivor, will be presented with the Nobel Peace Prize Monday, as they challenge the world to combat rape as a weapon of war.

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Massive Riots in Paris Threaten Climate Accord

In Katowice, Poland, all the signers of the 2015 Paris climate accord are gathered to assess how the world’s nations are meeting their goals to cut carbon emissions.

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‘Should we even consider this?’ WHO starts work on gene editing ethics

The World Health Organization is creating a panel to study the implications of gene editing after a Chinese scientist controversially claimed to have created the world’s first genetically edited babies.

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U.S. accuses China of continuing IP and technology theft amid trade war

The U.S. on Tuesday accused China of continuing a state-backed campaign of intellectual property and technology theft even as the world’s two largest economies have descended into a tit-for-tat tariff war.

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Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu stands by Saudi prince, despite Khashoggi

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has joined the rest of the world in condemning the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Iran sanctions could bring biggest oil disruption in years

Midnight on Sunday will mark a dividing line in the world of oil. Beyond that point, anyone unloading a tanker from Iran risks the full wrath of the US government.

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Jair Bolsonaro declared Brazil’s next president

A far-right, pro-gun, pro-torture populist has been elected as Brazil’s next president after a drama-filled and deeply divisive election that looks set to radically reforge the future of the world’s fourth biggest democracy.

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Mandela’s widow urges world: put egos aside and end violence

Nelson Mandela’s widow challenged world leaders celebrating his life on Monday to put their egos and partisan politics aside and honor his legacy by ending the “senseless violence” plaguing too much of the world.

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Number of hungry people has risen to 820m, says UN report

There is new evidence signalling that the number of hungry people in the world is growing and rose around 820 million in 2017, according to the United Nation’s “State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018 report” released on Tuesday.

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Is Turkey’s currency crisis about to go global?

Turkey’s currency crisis could be about to go global, leading to a rout in emerging markets that would have a devasting effect on the world economy.

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US defense spending: How much is too much?

ne of the constant refrains among American conservatives is that the US military is the best in the world. Its armed forces are second to none; no other country can come close to competing with it.

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‘We are heading for NO-DEAL Brexit’ – Liam Fox LASHES OUT at EU’s ‘intransigence’

The International Trade Secretary, whose job it is to galvanise trade with the rest of the world, has put the chances of a no-deal Brexit at “۶۰-۴۰”.

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China economic growth slows to 6.7% in second quarter

Chinese growth slowed slightly in the second quarter as the world’s number two economy faced a snowballing trade fight with the United States.

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Assad Rejects Trump’s ‘Peace’ Terms

Elijah Magnier, one of the world’s most respected reporters in and about the Middle East, reported on Sunday, July 15, that Syria’s President, Bashar al-Assad, has rejected a proposed offer from the U.S. Trump Administration.

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Saudi Arabia Lifts Ban on Women Drivers Sunday

Saudi Arabia on Sunday will lift the world’s only ban on women driving.

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