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Pope: It’s A Sin If Fear Makes Us Hostile To Migrants

Pope Francis says while fear of migrants is “legitimate,” it’s a sin if that causes hostility. Francis invited migrants, refugees, asylum-seekers, newly-arrived immigrants and second-generation immigrant families to a special

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Trump Denies Crude Slur Against Migrant Countries

US President Donald Trump has denied using crude words attributed to him about Haiti, El Salvador and African countries. Reports that he had called them “shithole countries” in an Oval

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José Filomeno Dos Santos Sacked From Angola’s $5bn Wealth Fund

The president of Angola, João Lourenço, has sacked the son of his predecessor José Eduardo dos Santos as head of the country’s sovereign wealth fund. José Filomeno dos Santos was

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Pope Orders Takeover Of Catholic Group In Peru

Pope Francis on Wednesday ordered the Vatican takeover of an elite Catholic society in Peru whose founder is accused of sexually and physically abusing children and former members of the

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Ethiopia Bans Foreign Adoptions

Ethiopia has banned the adoption of children by foreigners amid concerns they face abuse and neglect abroad. Ethiopia is one of the biggest source countries for international adoptions by US

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Soldiers Loot Arms, Burn Military Base In Côte d’Ivoire’s Second City

Soldiers in Côte d’Ivoire’s second largest city looted weapons from the base of an elite military unit overnight before setting it on fire, leaders of the faction said on Wednesday.

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Thirteen Dead In Attack In Restive Senegalese Region

Thirteen people have been killed in an attack in the restive southern Senegalese region of Casamance. Hospital workers who have seen the bodies said some of the victims had been

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Germany Coalition: Merkel Courts SPD As Pivotal Talks Begin

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has launched a new round of coalition talks in a bid to end the country’s political stalemate. More than three months after its election, Germany is

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Migrants Drown As Dinghy Sinks Off Libya Coast

At least eight migrants have drowned and 84 have been rescued after a rubber dinghy sank off the coast of Libya, the Italian coastguard said. Dozens of others might still

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Fire And Fury: Trump Book Row Overshadows Republican Summit

Donald Trump has continued attacking critics over a tell-all book as his party gathers for a key meeting to thrash out their priorities for 2018. A retreat at Camp David

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