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Saturday, May 30, 2015
A German aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan in April is free and safe, the German foreign ministry said on Friday.
The U.N.'s poor handling of child sexual abuse claims against French soldiers has human rights staffers fearing for their jobs as they struggle with how to respond to highly sensitive allegations in the future, ..............
Afghanistan's first lady Rula Ghani breaks taboos
Afghanistan's first lady has broken numerous conventions in a society that traditionally sequesters women behind closed doors -- speaking out on issues such as violence against women, the rule of law and the power of religion.
Indictment says ex-House speaker paid hush money
Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert agreed to pay US$3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime high school teacher silent about "prior misconduct" by the Illinois Republican who once was second in line to the U.S.
A Canadian singer-songwriter was kicked off a United Airlines flight in San Francisco because her two-year-old toddler would not stop crying, triggering outrage from her supporters.
Le Pen in Egypt for talks with Muslim body
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen held talks in Egypt with Al-Azhar that broached the top Sunni Muslim body's "serious concerns" over her party's stance on Islam, it said.
Friday, May 29, 2015
US to vote for Ali in FIFA election and not Blatter
The United States says it will vote for Jordan's Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein for FIFA president Friday and not for incumbent Sepp Blatter.
Indictment says ex-House Speaker Hastert paid hush money
Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime high school teacher silent about "prior misconduct" by the Illinois Republican who was once second in line to the U.S. presidency, according to a federal grand jury indictment handed down Thursday.
Prime Minister David Cameron met his Dutch counterpart on Thursday as he began a whirlwind visit to four European capitals, pressing his case that Britain needs to renegotiate its relationship with the 27 other members of the bloc.
Iraq exhumes '470 martyrs' from Tikrit mass graves
Iraq has exhumed the remains of 470 people believed to have been executed by jihadists near Tikrit last year in what is known as the Speicher massacre, the health minister said Thursday.
  
  
  
  
  
  
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