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Buffalo shooting: 10 killed in ‘racially motivated’ attack at New York state store

A white 18-year-old opened fire with a rifle at a supermarket in New York state, killing 10 people and wounding three others Saturday in what authorities described as “racially motivated violent extremism”. Most of the victims were black.
human trafficking

First Person: ‘I rescued over 1000 trafficking victims’

A human trafficking expert at the United Nations has told UN News how she was instrumental in saving over 1000 trafficking victims, mainly in eastern Europe and Central Asia. Reda Sirgediene works for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) as the Regional Adviser on Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling for Central Asia after serving for more than 20 years in the Lithuanian police force.

Lessons from Shireen Abu Akleh’s life, and death

The news of Shireen Abu Akleh’s death was a shock like no other, freezing the blood in my veins, and leaving me with trembling hands as I tried to scroll on my phone to find out more information.
Foreign journalists

Foreign journalists visit Iran’s Kerman

A group of foreign journalists visited Kerman, southeastern Iran, getting familiar with some of the economic, touristic, and handicraft capacities of the city.
Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Rises Among Afghan Refugees in the United Kingdom

Afghan evacuees in the United Kingdom, especially for women, the uncertainty and overcrowding in temporary housing is creating tensions.
Gender Segregation Plan

Gender Segregation Plan of Taliban in Restaurants

The Taliban, according to sources in Herat province, has implemented a gender segregation plan in the province’s restaurants.
Shireen Abu Akleh

Israeli forces beat mourners carrying Abu Akleh’s body: Live news

Israeli forces beat the crowd of mourners carrying the coffin of Shireen Abu Akleh ahead of the funeral in the Old City of...
prison riot

Ecuador: Latest prison riot highlights need for criminal justice reform

The latest deadly prison violence in Ecuador has again highlighted the urgent need for a comprehensive reform of the country’s criminal justice system, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Tuesday. 
tear gas grenade

Student stampede in Bolivia leaves 74 killed, injured

A tear gas grenade set off during a university assembly in Bolivia triggered a student stampede in Bolivia, killing four people and injuring 70 others.
Moldova

Moldova: ‘A small country with a big heart’

Chisinau in spring – there are chestnut trees in bloom, music pouring from sidewalk cafés, and children and young people everywhere. However, it just seems peaceful in the capital of Moldova, if you listen you can hear everyone speaking about the war, discussing the latest news from Ukraine and exchanging alarming prognoses.

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