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Use space technology to build a better world for all, urges UN chief

Not only has space exploration captured the world’s imagination, it can also help humankind address existential challenges back on earth, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday, in his

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Gambia national police chief resigns after protest shootings

Gambia’s police say the national police inspector general has resigned after two civilians were shot dead this week during a demonstration against sand mining. Police spokesperson David Kujabi has announced

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Ivory Coast govt calls for evacuation from flood zones in Abidjan

Ivory Coast’s government on Thursday called for the evacuation of all people living in flood-prone zones in Abidjan, the country’s economic hub, after 18 were killed by flash floods triggered

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Documentary on migrants soccer shows dark side of World Cup

Being a World Cup laborer in Qatar is dangerous. The mostly migrant workers building the stadiums and surrounding infrastructure for the 2022 international soccer championship toil in perilous, often life-threatening

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Migrant children at US border have right to protection and ‘be with their families’: UNICEF chief

Separating children from their families is in no-one’s best interest – the head of UN Children’s Fund UNICEF said on Tuesday – pointing to “heartbreaking” stories of infants who have been reportedly