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New Zealand: Condolences to the relatives of the victims of the Christchurch Terrorist Attack

On Friday, March 15, shortly before 2:00 pm local time, a white supremacist terrorist opened fire on hundreds of worshipers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, and slaughtered 49

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UN calls on States to fight against discrimination against people of African descent

Observing the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery, senior United Nations officials today reflected on past horrors, and warned that the world must also confront current and


Egypt pays tribute to victims of Paris attacks

Tributes from all over the world keep pouring in after the deadly attacks in Paris. The French embassy in Egypt opened on Sunday a condolences registry at its headquarters in


Video: Madonna pays tribute to the victims of the attacks in Paris

In a concert on Saturday night in Stockholm, Madonna paid homage to the victims of the attacks in Paris. The singer has observed a minute of silence in honor of

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Iraq announces 3-day mourning for victims of Diyala bombing

The Iraqi government has announced three days of national mourning after a car bomb killed around 100 people, including women and children, in the eastern province of Diyala. The Iraqi


UK: Police Fail Most Child Abuse Victims

Just a third of police cases involving vulnerable British children are being handled to a satisfactory standard, a watchdog says. Police forces are still failing too many young victims of


Côte d’Ivoire: senior UN official urges justice for victims of human rights abuses

The United Nations human rights chief today urged the Government of Côte d’Ivoire to ensure justice for victims of serious human rights abuses that occurred prior to and during the