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Thursday, July 19, 2018

US Quits ‘Biased’ UN Human Rights Council

The US has pulled out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, calling it a "cesspool of political bias". The "hypocritical and self-serving" body "makes...

Trump Threatens Additional $200bn In Tariffs On China

US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on an additional $200bn (£151bn) of Chinese goods in a growing trade row. Mr Trump said...

Medecins Sans Frontieres Staff ‘Used Local Prostitutes’

Aid workers at charity Medecins Sans Frontieres used local prostitutes while working in Africa, whistleblowers have told the Victoria Derbyshire programme. Female former employees said...

Trump Backs Down On Migrant Family Separations Policy

US President Donald Trump has bowed to public pressure and signed an executive order promising to “keep families together” in migrant detentions. Mr Trump reversed...

ANC MP Shot Dead In Suspected Robbery

The ANC caucus in Parliament is mourning the death of its MP Sibusiso Radebe‚ who was shot in an attempted hijacking in Roodepoort on...

Pope Slams Trump Over Migrant Family Separations

Pope Francis has added his voice to those criticizing the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy that has resulted in the separation of families at...

Spain Welcomes Aquarius Migrants

The Spanish port of Valencia has seen the arrival of the first ship carrying migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea and turned away by...

Suicide Attacks ‘Kill 31’ In Nigeria

Two suicide bombers have attacked a town in north-eastern Nigeria only hours after the country's army chief urged displaced residents to return home because...

North K Sanctions Remain Until Complete Denuclearisation

North Korea will not see any economic sanctions lifted until it has demonstrated "complete denuclearisation", US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said. Mr Pompeo...

Battle Starts For Lifeline Yemen Port

Saudi-backed government forces have begun an assault on the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah, which is held by rebels. The port is the main point...