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March 03, 2021
Ferdie Rous
Hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped from a state boarding school in the north west Nigeria state of Zamfara last week have been released, a local official announced.
February 24, 2021
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Christian business owners in Pakistan face severe discrimination, according to an entrepeneur speaking at an event last week.
February 23, 2021
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Argentinian Bishop Oscar Vicente Ojea spoke out against the “politicisation" of the Covid-19 vaccine after Argentina’s health minister resigned amid accusations that he gave vaccines out as political favours.
February 23, 2021
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Cardinal Charles Bo calls for “fasting from anger" in his lenten appeal as protests against the military coup in Myanmar intensify.
February 22, 2021
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British charity The Jubilee Debt Campaign (JDC) found that 30% of the poorest countries privately owed debts, not including bonds, are owned by firms based in the UK.
February 22, 2021
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Myanmar's Catholic bishops have renewed pleas for dialogue in the midst of ongoing unrest. They also reflected on the promise that November elections had inspired, before a military coup d’état earlier this month disrupted national life and sent the country spiralling into crisis.
February 22, 2021
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Myanmar's military rulers have threatened protesters with deadly force following calls for a general strike to oppose the coup instigated on 1st February.
February 22, 2021
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Houthi rebels in Yemen have continued their advance on the government’s northern stronghold of Marib after the Biden administration cuts aid to Saudi-backed coalition.
February 12, 2021
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The military coup in Myanmar has revived pro-democracy demonstrations in neighbouring Thailand.
February 12, 2021
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India’s IT minister has cautioned US-based tech firms amid an ongoing face face-off with Twitter over content linked to the farmer protests in New Delhi.
February 11, 2021
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Rights organisation, Human Rights Watch have called for a UN inquiry into the alleged indiscriminate shelling of urban areas in Tigray by Ethiopian federal forces.
February 11, 2021
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Cardinal Álvaro Ramazzini has condemned the violent treatment of Central American migrants  by Guatemalan security forces.