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Cambridge Analytica announces ‘ceasing all operations’

London, May 2, 2018 (AFP) – Cambridge Analytica, the UK marketing analytics firm at the heart of the Facebook data scandal, announced Wednesday it was …

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IMF warns Arab states against complacency over debt

Dubai, May 2, 2018 (AFP) -The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday warned Arab states against complacency over a looming debt crisis, urging continued economic reforms …

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Macron reiterates need to keep Iran nuclear deal

Sydney, May 2, 2018 (AFP) – French leader Emmanuel Macron reinforced Wednesday his commitment to the Iran nuclear deal, saying no one wants an escalation …

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Tourists flocking to Peru’s newfound ‘Rainbow Mountain’

PITUMARCA, Peru (AP) — Tourists gasp for breath as they climb for two hours to a peak in the Peruvian Andes that stands 16,404 feet …

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Philippines moves to halt Kuwait migrant row

Manila, May 1, 2018 (AFP) – The Philippines on Tuesday welcomed an olive branch from Kuwait in a migrant labour row, days after its President …

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Child brides sold into sex slavery, domestic work, say Indian officials

MUMBAI, May 1(Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Girls are being trafficked into domestic servitude or sex slavery after their parents illegally marry them off, said officials …

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Australian cardinal to face trial on sexual abuse charges

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis, must stand …

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Workers in Philippines, elsewhere rally to mark May Day

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of workers and activists marched to the Philippines’ presidential palace on Tuesday to demand the government address labor issues, as …

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Myanmar military assures U.N of “harsh” action on sexual assault

SITTWE, Myanmar, May 1 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s military has assured the United Nations of “harsh” action against perpetrators of sexual violence, state media reported on …

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Ethics experts review cricket culture after cheating scandal

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Cricket Australia has appointed The Ethics Centre to conduct a review into the national running of the sport in the wake …

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