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Global forum tipped on people-centered democracy

Beijing, China | THE INDEPENDENT | The global community has been challenged to practice mutual respect, and uphold harmonious co-existence between communities with diverse social systems, ideologies, cultures, histories and development levels. Crispin Kaheru, a member of the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC), made this call in remarks he made at …

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Ukrainian delegation arrives for talks with Russia in Belarus

Moscow, Russia | Xinhua |  The Ukrainian delegation for talks with Russia is now in Belarus, Sputnik reported on Monday. Ukraine agreed to hold talks with Russia at the Belarusian-Ukrainian border near the Pripyat River, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Sunday via social media. The agreement to hold the talks …

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China cautions US on irresponsible remarks on Taiwan

Beijing, China | Xinhua | China on Thursday opposed U.S. accusations of destabilizing the Taiwan region with intense military activities, urging the U.S. to stop making irresponsible remarks on Taiwan issues. Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian made the remarks at a press briefing. He commented on Pentagon spokesman John …

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Biden invites world leaders to virtual climate summit

Washington, US | XINHUA |  U.S. President Joe Biden invited 40 world leaders to attend a virtual summit on climate change on April 22 and 23, the White House said in a statement on Friday. Chinese and Russian leaders are invited to the summit, according to the statement. The summit …

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Coronavirus: All that you need to know

Paris, France | AFP | Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis: – More than one million cases – At least 1,082,470 cases of infection, including 57,474 deaths have been reported in 188 countries and territories around the world since the epidemic started in December, according to an …

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BREAKING NEWS: Uganda confirms 8 new COVID-19 cases

ALL travelers who have been in Dubai in the past two weeks urged to call the health desk on 0800-100-066 or 0800-203-033 for further follow-up 📞MOH toll free lines ✅0800-100-066 ✅0800-203-033 ❎Mr. Atek Kagirita: 0782 909 153 ❎Dr. Allan Muruta: 0772 460 297 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The …

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Ruiz says pressure all on Joshua ahead of Saudi rematch

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | AFP |  Heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr said Monday that all the pressure will be on dethroned champion Anthony Joshua in their contentious showdown in Saudi Arabia. Ruiz, who was born in the United States but fights as a Mexican, caused one of boxing’s biggest upsets …

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