20 years ago today: Hong Kong returned to China

History.com – At midnight on July 1, 1997, Hong Kong reverts back to Chinese rule in a ceremony attended by British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Prince Charles of Wales, Chinese President Jiang Zemin, and U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. A few thousand Hong Kongers protested the turnover, which was otherwise celebratory and peaceful. In More...

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By Admin On Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
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Ghana tells UN that disability is not a curse

Ms. Djaba (Second from Left), Amabassador Martha Pobee,(right) Ghana’s Permanent Representative and Mrs Getrude Oforiwa Fefoame,(second from right) Global Advocacy Advisor, Sight Savers in a discussion at More...

By Admin On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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In Rome, EU and North African ministers hold ‘migration summit’

EU and North African ministers are to meet in Rome to discuss strategies for curbing the number of migrants coming to Europe. Thousands of people have died while attempting to cross the Mediterranean in dangerous More...

By Admin On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Pope Begs Forgiveness for Church Role in Rwanda Genocide

VOA , Vatican City  – Pope Francis begged forgiveness Monday for the “sins and failings of the church and its members” during Rwanda’s 1994 genocide and told Rwanda’s president that More...

By Admin On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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Six Killed in Quebec City Mosque Shooting

VOA News – Gunmen attacked a mosque in Quebec City, Canada, late Sunday, killing six people and wounding eight others. A police spokeswoman said two suspects have been arrested, but did not give additional More...