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Trapped in dying tea gardens, workers lose children to traffickers

Lured by fancy clothes and a better life, young girls working in tea gardens leave their families only to be trafficked or exploited By Anuradha Nagaraj (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Fagua Ooraon was running late for work when traffickers stopped

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Trump revokes U.S. pro-abortion law

U.S. President Donald Trump has revoked the Presidential Memorandum on Mexico City Policy and Assistance for Voluntary Population Planning, which allowed voluntary abortion in the U.S. Trump, who has made anti-abortion policy one of his campaign promises, announced the revocation

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US President Donald Trump set to sign executive orders as he begins to roll out policy agenda

US President Donald Trump gets down to work on Monday, signing a slew of executive orders to start rolling out his policy agenda after a tumultuous start put his administration on the back foot. Embarking on his first full week

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Iraqi forces take complete control of eastern Mosul: Defense ministry

Iraqi forces have captured all of eastern Mosul, dislodging Islamic State militants from the last pocket they held east of Tigris river, the defense ministry said on Monday. Mosul is Islamic State’s last major city stronghold in Iraq. “The armed

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GCHQ director Robert Hannigan resigns

The head of Britain’s electronic surveillance agency GCHQ has resigned. Robert Hannigan, who has held the post of GCHQ director since 2014, said he was stepping down for family reasons. He said he was proud of his work but that

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“Photos of luxury vehicles acquired by Jammeh in his final days”

Exiled Gambian ruler Yahya Jammeh has been accused of stealing millions of dollars in his final weeks in power, plundering the country’s state coffers and shipping luxury vehicles by cargo plane, a special adviser for the new president said on

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Gambia: A lesson for African dictators

Dr Solomon Ayele Dersso Soon after the peaceful transition of power from Barack Obama to Donald Trump in the US, Gambia’s crisis was also resolved without a single gunshot. The embattled President Yahya Jammeh appeared on national TV announcing his

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Boko Haram- How a Cameroonian fighter jet crashed (photos)

Cameroonian helicopter on a mission to fighting Boko Haran terrorists has crashed. The helicopter crashed during an inspection mission The military helicopter was said to have crashed on the country’s border with Nigeria killing the commander of the troops Jacob

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Hungarians in mourning after horror coach crash

Hungary was on Sunday mourning 16 people killed when a coach carrying teenagers home from a skiing trip crashed in Italy. The mass of flowers, candles and messages for the victims of Friday’s tragedy continued to grow outside the children’s

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Georgia storms: At least 11 dead in US state

Severe weather has killed 11 people and injured 23 in the US state of Georgia, emergency officials say. A state of emergency has been declared in seven counties in south-central Georgia, Governor Nathan Deal said. More storms and a “tornado

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