Kathryn Hart

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Iraq Insurgents Seize Oilfields, Hit Air Base As U.S. Advisers Arrive

* Mortars hit "Camp Anaconda"<p>* 40 U.S. special operations personnel in Iraq<p>* Government troops battle fighters for control of refinery<p>* Maliki slams foes<p>* Fighting near the Haditha Dam<p>By Raheem Salman<p>BAGHDAD, June 25 (Reuters) - Militants attacked one of Iraq's largest air bases and seized control …

Iraq crisis: Shia militia show of force raises tensions

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1086000/1086641_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1531670380_4bb171096a839e7a5ec1b1301c25d75e<p><b>Thousands of Shia militia loyal to the powerful cleric Moqtada al-Sadr have paraded through the streets of Baghdad, raising sectarian tensions amid</b> …

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India rape: Screaming woman in van ignored on streets of Delhi

Video of screaming woman in a blacked out van being ignored by passersby showing apathy in India towards rape<p>A screaming woman locked in a van sparks scant reaction from passersby in a social experiment in New Delhi, as India once again faces up to a series of gruesome rapes and murders.<p>Experts and …

Hillary Clinton's Gay-Marriage Problem

Until 2013, she held a position that lots of Democratic voters now regard as deeply wrongheaded.<p>Hillary Clinton didn't refrain from supporting same-sex marriage for political reasons—before last year, she earnestly believed that marriage equality should be denied to gays and lesbians. That's the …

South Sudan government and rebels 'agree to end fighting'

<b>The government and rebels in South Sudan have agreed to end fighting and form a transitional government within 60 days, Ethiopia says.</b><p>The regional Igad bloc, mediating the conflict, has threatened sanctions if they fail to abide by the agreement.<p>It follows a rare meeting between President Salva …

British consulates open doors to same sex marriages in Russia

Gay Britons living in Russia, China and Serbia are now be able get married in the British consulate<p>Same sex marriages can take place in the British consulates of more than 20 countries where the ceremonies are not legal including Russia, Azerbaijan, Serbia and Hungary.<p>The Foreign Office has opened …

Sudan death row mother 'free within days'

A Christian Sudanese woman sentenced to hang for apostasy is to be released from prison, a foreign ministry official has said.<p>Abdullah al-Azraq told the AFP news agency on Saturday that Mariam Ibrahim would be "freed within days in line with legal procedure that will be taken by the judiciary and …

India gang rapes: Arrests over hanged girls in Uttar Pradesh

<b>At least three men, including one police officer, have been arrested after two teenage girls were gang raped and hanged from a tree in India.</b><p>Authorities in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh said they were looking for one more suspect and one constable.<p>The victims' family earlier complained that …

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Report: Healthcare under fire in Syria

Syrian government and opposition forces have systematically attacked healthcare professionals and facilities in the country over the past three years, a report by the US-based group, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), has alleged.<p>The report released by the human rights group on Wednesday said the …

Cancer fundraiser Stephen Sutton dies aged 19

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1076000/1076839_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1531584371_d15bd9a9fbbb5c58b0c67b51a027fa03<p><b>Teenage cancer fundraiser Stephen Sutton has died peacefully in his sleep, his mother said on his Facebook page.</b><p>The 19-year-old, from Burntwood in …

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Turkey mine disaster: grief turns to rage as hopes of finding survivors fade

Turkey is convulsed with grief and swelling anger after an explosion in a coalmine in the west of the country left at least 282 people dead, though there are fears that the bodies of scores more need to be recovered.<p>The accident at Soma, in the western province of Manisa, north of Izmir, is the …

Palestinians revive earthen architecture

<b>Jericho, occupied West Bank</b> <b>-</b> Ahmed Dawud's neighbours thought he had lost his mind.<p>When they saw three young architects building Dawud's winter house in Jericho, in the occupied West Bank, using bags filled with a soil mix of clay, sand and gravel, they were quick to mock the 45-year-old.<p>"My …

Michelle Obama 'outraged' over Nigeria kidnapped girls | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. first lady Michelle Obama took the rare step of delivering her husband President Barack Obama’s weekly radio address on Saturday to express outrage over the kidnapping of some 200 girls in Nigeria last month.<p>U.S. first lady Michelle Obama speaks as she presents the 2014 …

UN accuses S Sudan of crimes against humanity

The United Nations has accused the government and rebel forces in South Sudan of committing crimes against humanity, including murder, rape and other types of sexual violence against civilians during five months of fighting.<p>Thursday’s accusation came after the publication of a 62-page report that …

Human-Rights Abuses Rampant in South Sudan

The U.N. on Thursday accused both the government and the rebels in South Sudan of human-rights abuses and suggested they committed crimes against …

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Nigeria's president vows to defeat Boko Haram

Nigeria's president has said that his country will win its "war on terror", despite another attack by Boko Haram fighters in the northeast that reportedly killed hundreds.<p>Speaking at the World Ecomomic Forum in Abuja on Thursday, Goodluck Jonathan thanked foreign nations for their support against …

Foreign Office investigates reports Britons killed in Syria

<b>Reports that two British nationals have been killed fighting in Syria are being investigated by the Foreign Office.</b><p>The Britons are believed to have been fighting for the al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), according to extremism expert Shiraz Maher, of King's College London.<p>…

Sir Ken Robinson: Innovation Is Essential to Higher Education

We, as humans, will have a future, “and it will be a future worth living in,” Sir Ken Robinson told those gathered in Anaheim on Wednesday for …

Girls brave violence for their education in northern Nigeria

Halimatu Usman, 14, spends her days doing house chores in her home of Marte, near Lake Chad in Borno state, Nigeria. Her school has been shut to pre-empt attacks from members of the Jama'atul Alhul Sunnah Lidda'wati wal Jihad or Boko Haram (meaning western education is forbidden) a group waging an …

The kidnapped Nigerian girls show that religious conservatives hate education | Jill Filipovic

People are finally paying attention to the 300 girls abducted by Boko Haram for going to school. Now what can we do?<p>No girl should be a hero for getting an education. But for many girls around the world, walking through the schoolhouse doors isn't a right or an assumption: it's a victory over …

New Kenya law legalizes polygamy; women's group applauds it

A new law that went into effect in Kenya this week makes it legal for a man to marry as many women as he wants. And a leading women's group is applauding it.<p>President Uhuru Kenyatta signed the polygamy measure into law Tuesday, formally recognizing what has long been a cultural practice in the …

Nigeria girls' abduction: Protest march in Abuja

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1073000/1073107_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524637643_dc4aa57c2b329ad441e4637e3240208e<p><b>Hundreds of mainly women protesters have marched through the Nigerian capital, Abuja, to press for the release of 230 schoolgirls abducted by</b> …

Children aged 10 in Wales are getting drug help

<b>Children as young as 10 are among hundreds of Welsh youngsters referred to specialist drug and alcohol treatment services.</b><p>The youngest person referred in Wales in the last three years was 10 years old and from Monmouthshire.<p>However 11-year-olds in Blaenau Gwent and Caerphilly were also referred, …

Nearly A Third Of Cambridge Students Have Been Sexually Assaulted, Shocking CUSU Report Finds

Nearly a third of Cambridge University students have been sexually assaulted, while more than a fifth feel unsafe during the evening, a shocking new …

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Is South Sudan on the verge of collapse? | Sudan

The world youngest nation has been shaken by a fierce conflict since December. Thousands have been killed and more than 1 million people have been forced to leave their homes.<p>The latest round of violence was in the oil-rich town of Bentiu, capital of Unity state. Forces loyal to the former vice …

North London girl, 12, and her 13-year-old boyfriend become Britain's youngest parents

A12-year-old schoolgirl and her 13-year-old boyfriend have become Britain’s youngest parents and plan to stay together to raise their daughter, …