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Will the Letter of Forgiveness by Pope Francis Put an End to Vatican culture?

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Last updated on August 23rd, 2018Pope Francis, 266th Pope of Catholic Church, in his letter to Catholics, begged forgiveness following the charges of covering the child sexual abuse by more than 300 priests in Pennsylvania, over a span of seven decades. Pope vowed that “no effort must be spared” to root out priestly sex abuse…

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Venezuelan Immigrants Stand at Crossroad

Venezuelan Immigrants Stand at Crossroad as Ecuadorian President Demands Passport to Cross Border

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Last updated on August 21st, 2018Hundreds of people from Venezuela are fleeing to Ecuadorian towns, only to be stopped at border checkpoint as new passport rules puts a halt to their dream of living a good life. According to UN, the economic condition of the South American country has worsened since the prices of oil…

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‘Armed Brothers’ UAE and Saudi on an invasion spree of the gulf region?

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Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the allies working together for common objectives, were planning to invade Qatar last year. According to a report published by the Intercept, the plot was largely devised towards a common goal of inhumanity, harming its former ally, which it later blockaded. The involvement of Saudi Arabia and…

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United Nations: Armed Yemen war recruits over 800 children

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The United Nations has reported that over 800 children are enlisted in the devastating armed Yemen war. Some amongst these children are as young as 11 years old. The ongoing civil war of Yemen began in 2015 for its control, between the Northern Houthi rebels and the Yemeni government, backed by the UAE, Saudi Arabia and…

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Obama endorses 81 candidates prior to 2018 US midterm elections

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Former US president Barack Obama has endorsed 81 candidates prior to US midterm elections to held in 2018 fall, his office announced Wednesday. “I’m proud to endorse such a wide and impressive array of Democratic candidates – leaders as diverse, patriotic, and big-hearted as the America they’re running to represent,” Obama said. While taking a…

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United Nations entreats the release of Saudi Arabia human rights activists

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The United Nations (UN) is solicitous about the persisting arrests, and seemingly, arbitrary detentions of Saudi Arabia human rights defenders and activists. Saudi has been entreated by The UN human rights office to set free all peaceable activists. However, Riyadh maintains its oppressive crackdown on the matter. UN rights office spokesperson Ravina Shamdasani, while addressing a press conference in Geneva, asked…

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Russian Hackers attempt to interfere in the US midterm elections

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According to United States Sen. Claire McCaskill from Missouri, Russia hacking practices have unsuccessfully tried to meddle in the midterm elections of 2018, targeting the Senate computer network of Claire. McCaskill in a statement said that along with the hackers, she wants to hold the Russian President, Vladimir Putin accountable. She said, “While this attack…

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Crown Prince Salman’s Terror Approach May Not Fetch Desired Stability In Saudi Arabia

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It is a popular notion that Mohammed bin Salman, Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, is a propounded the vision of a modern Saudi Arabia looking for peace, stability and economic growth. Over the last years various instances have emerged wherein western leaders like Tony Blair and celebrated journalists have appreciated his vision. But what lies behind this…

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Tony Blair demanded $35 million from the UAE to rectify its reputation in the West

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UK UAE: According to reports, Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair’s consultancy demanded $35million (£27million) to build and rectify the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) ‘reputation and influence’ in the West. The report also stated that Tony Blair Associates has asked for $7million (£5.4million) as annual fees, for a five year deal. The fees was inclusive of ‘professional fees’ and expenses, that is, compensation for…

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