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Gambians march over rape accusations against former president

International | Commission also accuses Yahya Jammeh of financial misconduct
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 7/09/19, 03:36 pm

Hundreds of activists turned out last week for a solidarity march in support of three women and several witnesses who accused former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh of sexual assault and described the attacks in shocking detail.

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Trump meets with Putin as G-20 summit begins

by Les Sillars
Posted 6/28/19, 10:54 am

U.S. President Donald Trump discussed arms control as well as Iran, Syria, Ukraine, and Venezuela with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday as the two-day summit of the group of 20 industrialized and developing nations began in Osaka, Japan. During a press conference, a reporter asked Trump if he would warn Putin not to meddle in the 2020 U.S. presidential election. Trump pointed at Putin and deadpanned, “Don’t meddle in the election.” Putin chuckled.

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A gripping photo at the Rio Grande

International | Image of drowned father and child calls more attention to migration woes
by Mindy Belz
Posted 6/27/19, 01:47 pm

MEXICO: A photo of a migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter sunk face down on the muddy bank of the Rio Grande highlights the perils facing Central American migrants hoping for asylum in the United States—and is galvanizing congregations in the Rio Grande Valley.

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