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staffAugust 20, 2018

‘Treated as animals’: US inmates to strike in 17 states

An uprising in South Carolina’s Lee Correctional Facility in April ended with seven people dead. The uprising was sparked by ...

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staffAugust 20, 2018

Venezuela rolls out new currency amid rampant hyperinflation

Venezuela has rolled out a new currency, slashing five zeroes from the bolivar, in a bid to tame the country’s ...

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staffAugust 20, 2018

Online database of accused Irish clergy launched

Ahead of Pope Francis’ scheduled visit to Ireland, an international research group launched a database of Irish clergy convicted or ...

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staffAugust 20, 2018

Ugandan police clash with opposition protesters

Ugandan police fired live rounds and tear gas in the capital to disperse a crowd of protesters angered over the ...

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staffAugust 20, 2018

Spain: Police shoot dead knife attacker near Barcelona

Spanish police are investigating a “terrorist attack” in Catalonia just days after the one-year anniversary of two assaults in the country’s northeastern ...

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staffAugust 20, 2018

Asia Argento accused of sexual assault

One of the leading figures in the #MeToo movement has reportedly been accused of sexual assault herself. Italian actress Asia ...

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staffAugust 20, 2018

Colorado dad charged with killing family

A Colorado man has been charged with the deaths of his pregnant wife and their two young daughters who went ...

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staffAugust 20, 2018

Pope condemns sex abuse atrocities

Pope Francis has condemned the “atrocities” of child sex abuse and clerical cover-ups in a letter to the world’s 1.2bn ...

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staffAugust 20, 2018

Suspect detained for shooting outside US Embassy in Ankara

One person was detained in relation to the shooting outside the U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital Ankara, the state-run ...

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staffAugust 20, 2018

Trump has responsibility towards media, UN rights chief says

The U.N. rights chief said Monday that U.S. President Donald Trump bears “a heavy responsibility” for how the media is ...