Zach David

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Kabul to investigate child sex slavery fuelling insider attacks

Afghanistan's president has ordered a "thorough investigation" into institutionalised sexual abuse of children by police, after news agency AFP revealed the Taliban are using child sex slaves to launch deadly insider attacks.<p>There has been international condemnation of paedophilic "bacha bazi" - …

Getting $465 million in EU aid isn’t worth having to improve human rights, Cambodia’s PM says

Yesterday (June 13) Cambodian prime minister made clear where his alliances lie. Faced with possibly losing $465 million in EU aid if his country’s human rights situation didn’t improve, he shrugged off the threat and instead heaped praise on China, which makes no such demands. China is also …

Asia

Undress for redress: The rise of naked protests in Africa

<i>“Women give life and so to put the most private symbols of motherhood into the public arena is to negate that life and to say those in power are dead</i> …

Feminism

US asks Russia not to target Al-Qaeda branch in Syria – Russian FM Lavrov

Washington has asked Moscow not to conduct airstrikes against al-Nusra Front, which is Al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, for fear that members of the …

9/11 commission member: Saudi officials helped al Qaeda

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> John Lehman, a member of the 9/11 commission, told CNN Thursday that the classified 28 pages of a congressional investigatory report into the attacks contains evidence that as many as six Saudi officials supported al Qaeda in the run-up to the attacks.<p>Those individuals, he said, …

Al-Qaeda

Corrected: Pope condemns pedophilia as details of girl's death shock Italy

(Corrects May 1 story to make clear in paragraph 14 that Peter Saunders has not resigned from Vatican sex abuse commission)<p>Pope Francis waves as he leads the Angelus prayer in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican May 1, 2016. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi<p>By Philip Pullella<p>VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope …

Pope Francis

Assad siege of Aleppo could be 'imminent,' experts warn

A government encirclement of the Syrian rebel stronghold of Aleppo could be “imminent,” according to military and humanitarian observers, some of whom point to United Nations-sponsored peace talks as having given the regime of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad maneuvering room.<p>If Syria’s largest …

Russian forces in Syria fired on Israeli military aircraft: newspaper

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Russian forces in Syria have fired at least twice on Israeli military aircraft, prompting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to seek improved operational coordination with Moscow, Israel’s top-selling newspaper said on Friday.<p>Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends …

Nigerian army killed 350 and secretly buried the bodies, Amnesty says

Amnesty International report says military shot and burned members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria last December and secretly buried the bodies<p>The Nigerian military has been urged to “come clean” over the deaths of 350 civilians who are alleged to have been shot or burned alive and then dumped in a …

Oldest Depiction of Ancient Egyptian Demons Found

The newly found drawings show demonic entities populated the ancient Egyptians' imaginations as far back as 4,000 years ago.

Drawing

Egypt delays international bond issuance, is not in talks with IMF

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Egypt will delay an international bond issuance until at least the first half of fiscal year 2016/17 and has not begun talks for an IMF loan, Finance Minister Amr el-Garhy said Saturday.<p>Egypt has been negotiating billions of dollars in aid from various lenders to help revive …

Economy

Isis: New terrorist group Jahba East Africa pledges allegiance to 'Islamic State' in Somalia

A new terrorist group has pledged allegiance to Isis as it continues to expand its presence in East Africa.<p>A group calling itself “Jahba East Africa” …

Raiders from S. Sudan massacre 140 Ethiopian civilians – government

At least 140 Ethiopian civilians including women and children have been killed by a group of armed raiders, who, according to the country’s …

Red-handed: UK military trained Saudis as they rained fire on Yemen, says Reprieve

UK military personnel have delivered a series of three-week courses on “international targeting” to the Saudi forces currently engaged in pummeling Yemen, a Freedom of Information (FoI) request shows.<p>The revelations were made following a request by the human rights NGO Reprieve. The organization is …