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Observer Group Calls for Broader Definition of Conflict Diamonds Amid Russia-Ukraine War

Botswana’s Minister of Mineral Resources, Lefoko Moagi, says the meeting in the resort town of Kasane needs to candidly discuss issues affecting the diamond industry. He says those include the Kimberley Process, a system that monitors the sale of “conflict diamonds” — diamonds used to fund armed groups and wars. “I am hopeful that this […]

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Russia renews efforts to take Ukraine’s eastern city of Izium

Russia is renewing its efforts to advance south of Ukraine’s eastern city of Izyum, British defence ministry says. The United Nations estimates more than 10,000 civilians, including hundreds of children, have now been killed or injured in the war in Ukraine. A Russian vessel that was delivering arms to the strategically important Snake Island has […]

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UK pledges support to help Ukraine rebuild post conflict

International Trade Secretary brings together Ukrainians with businesses and humanitarian experts for infrastructure summit in London to kickstart talks on how to help Ukraine ‘rebuild in peace’. UK signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Ukrainian government to take forward future cooperation on reconstruction efforts. New joint task force established to build and strengthen UK and […]

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Ukrainian Tennis Player Narrates Grand Parents’ Misery Amid the Ongoing Conflict

With the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict, tennis has seen a huge rise in divergent views. And consequently, Ukrainian players and their allies in the sport have promoted the exclusion of the Russian and Belarusian players from the tours. On the other hand, the other lot has condemned the hostile actions, while rejecting the inclusion of politics […]

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UK troops sending weapons to Ukraine from ‘The Attic’ base fear looming future conflict

Zelensky calls for ‘sufficient’ supplies to Ukraine Brigadier Chris King, from 104 Logistic Support Brigade, said it is a “generational moment”, adding: “If we don’t do enough, we will sow the seeds of future conflicts.” More than 100 troops from 30 different countries are planning, plotting and tracking almost every Western bullet heading to Ukraine. […]

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Celebrities

Britney Spears Revealed Her Brother Was “Never Invited” To Her Wedding Amid Scheduling Conflict Claims

“Do you honestly think I want my brother there?” Posted 13 minutes ago On Thursday, Britney Spears married Sam Asghari in an intimate ceremony at their Thousand Oaks home after seven years together. The wedding was attended by a host of high-profile names, including Madonna, Selena Gomez, Drew Barrymore, and Paris Hilton — with Paris […]

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Covid-19

Trouble paying bills can take a heavy toll on fathers’ mental health, leading to family conflict

The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea For families on low incomes, difficulty paying utility bills, rent, mortgage or health care costs set the stage for parental mental health problems, especially for fathers, that then lead to potentially violent family conflict. These are the key findings of a […]

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Ukrainian family arrives in Apple Valley after fleeing conflict

Ukrainian family arrives back in Apple Valley after fleeing Ukraine An Apple Valley family has doubled in size this week after their relatives in Ukraine were granted permission to flee the war there and come to Minnesota for two years. (FOX 9) – An Apple Valley family has doubled in size this week after their […]

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Conflict in Ukraine could aggravate drug problems, EU body warns

Cloth sacks of cocaine are seen during a Portuguese and Spanish police news conference presenting the 5.2 tons of cocaine seized in the Atlantic Ocean, in Almada, Portugal, October 18, 2021. REUTERS/Pedro Nunes/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LISBON, June 14 (Reuters) – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could create “new […]

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Nobel laureate Mukwege: Ukraine war shows West’s double standards

BUKAVU, Congo — If the West imposes sanctions against Russia over its invasion in Ukraine, it should also act against violence in Congo, renowned gynecologist and Nobel laureate Denis Mukwege told reporters during a visit by the Belgian king and queen to the Panzi hospital in the east of the country. Mukwege won a Nobel […]