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Front Page Last Updated: Jul 17, 2018 - 2:37:32 PM


Africa
Cameroon: 85 Years Old President Biya to Run Again
Cape Town — Cameroon President Paul Biya (85) who has been in power since 1982 has announced he will be a candidate in the next presidential election scheduled for November 7th. He made this announcement on his twitter handle which reads:

Jul 17, 2018 - 11:03:34 AM

Dark Side
Adul Sam-on: the stateless boy who survived the Thai cave – and helped with the rescue
The dramatic rescue of the 12 boys trapped in Tham Luang cave in northern Thailand captured the world’s attention. But one young person in particular stood out: 14-year-old Adul Sam-on, who, as the only English speaker in the group (he also speaks Chinese, Burmese and Thai), greeted the British divers who found them, and acted as interpreter throughout the rescue.

Jul 16, 2018 - 12:17:04 PM

Africa
Bemba acquittal overturns important victory for sexual violence victims
The decision astounded observers. The unexpected, narrowly decided acquittal, brought scads of criticism. This was because Bemba’s 2016 conviction was considered hugely significant. It assigned criminal responsibility to a senior military official physically removed from the violence. It also made sexual violence a centrepiece of the charges.

Jul 16, 2018 - 12:15:45 PM

International
Romania will host NATO command center
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has agreed to build a three-star command center in Romania, which will host around 400 troops, Romanian president Klaus Iohannis said at the end of the NATO summit in Brussels.

Jul 16, 2018 - 12:14:04 PM

Labour
We're Militant Again': US Teachers at Convention Galvanized by Wave of Strikes
Thousands of teachers gathered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, this weekend for the American Federation of Teachers’ convention and to discuss a plan of action for the new school year after a series of extraordinary strikes across the US over pay and conditions.

Jul 16, 2018 - 12:12:28 PM


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Africa
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Bemba acquittal overturns important victory for sexual violence victims
Analyses
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Business
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Dark Side
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Defence & Arms
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Sweden Prepares For Russian Aggression
Dysfunctions
Trump tramples Europe
News conference following talks between the presidents of Russia and the United States
Judge rules FCPA claims against Och-Ziff ‘masterminds’ are time barred
Editorial
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Protectionism, Trade and Kamikaze Policies
Europe’s Toy Soldiers and The Pretense of Military Power
International
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Romania will host NATO command center
Trump Threatens Ecuador to Protect Formula Manufacturers, But Then Kowtows to Russia
Labour
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We're Militant Again': US Teachers at Convention Galvanized by Wave of Strikes
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Light Side
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Research
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