KYIV (Reuters) – Amnesty International apologised on Sunday for “distress and anger” caused by a report accusing Ukraine of endangering civilians which infuriated President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and triggered the resignation of its Kviy office head ... “Amnesty International’s priority in this and in any conflict is ensuring that civilians are protected.
A crucial event for the future of international peace and security – and global sanity – got under way at UN headquarters in New York last week, though, given the lack of political and media attention, you might be forgiven for not noticing ... Few international agreements enjoy such near universal support ... “Another” is the operative word ... It went on ... .
OTTAWA. Canada announced Saturday it will open an investigation into police conduct after Senegal lodged a formal complaint that one of its diplomats in Ottawa was handcuffed and “savagely beaten” in a recent incident ... It said it had summoned the Canadian representative to “vigorously denounce and strongly condemn the racist and barbaric act.” ... ....
A fire set off by a lightning strike at an oil storage facility is raging uncontrolled in the Cuban city of Matanzas, where four explosions and flames injured 121 people and left 17 firefighters missing ... Authorities said about 800 people were evacuated from the Dubrocq neighbourhood closest to the fire ... AP/PA Images. / ... Enter email address ... Most Read ... .
Ex-guerrilla and former mayor Gustavo Petro will be sworn in Sunday as Colombia’s first-ever leftist president, with plans for profound reforms in a country beset by economic inequality and drug violence ... “Here begins a government that will fight for environmental justice,” he added ... – Peace talks – ... ....
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Teenager Rosey Christoffersen loved football from an early age, with her enthusiasm matched by a talent for scoring goals. She attended regular training sessions and played weekly fixtures with a local club, but became alarmed one season over her rapidly declining fitness ... She was also complaining to her family of pains in her chest ... Howe said ... .