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Amnesty International slams UN Security Council

Amnesty International's 50th annual report painted a bleak picture of human rights abuses in 2011. Governments in many Middle Eastern countries came in for criticism for their often brutal responses to Arab spring protests. But the UN Security Council also came under fire, being branded "tired and out of step" for its failure to find a solution to the uprising in Syria.

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2016-06-27 India

Drug dealers of hope: Activists fight for access to life-saving Hepatitis C cure

Hepatitis C, a liver disease, causes approximately 500,000 deaths every year. Luckily, there is a miracle cure patented by the American pharmaceutical giant Gilead. But for most...

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2016-06-23 UK

Like it or not, immigration is Brexit's central topic

Immigration seems to be the most contentious topic in today's so-called "Brexit" referendum in the UK. A record number of people arrived in the UK in 2014, although bringing...

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2016-06-22 UK

Brexit could lead to second Scottish independence referendum

With just one day to go before the UK's referendum on EU membership, we head to Scotland. Party leaders there support the "Remain" camp, and polls suggest most Scots will vote to...

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2016-06-21 Mayotte

French island of Mayotte on verge of collapse

The Indian Ocean island of Mayotte has been a department of France since 2011, but locals feel abandoned by the country's central authorities. After more than two weeks of...

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2016-06-20 France

French city near Spanish border offers safe haven for refugees

To mark World Refugee Day, we take a look at a city in the French Basque country that's taken a pro-active stance in providing support to refugees, mostly Syrians, who have fled...

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