Brazilian diplomats ‘disgusted’ as Bolsonaro pulverizes foreign policy

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Former ambassadors say far-right leader has cosied up to rightwing nationalists, irked China and jettisoned its position as climate crisis leader It has long been considered one of the jewels of Latin American statecraft; a shrewd, dependable and highly trained foreign service that helped make Brazil Jair Bolsonaro, even veteran diplomats struggle to mask their […]

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Five-year-old boy dies in Uganda as Congo Ebola outbreak spreads

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Ugandan authorities confirm two other patients also undergoing treatment as officials consider declaring global health emergency A five year-old-boy who became the first confirmed Ebola case outside the Democratic Republic of the Congo during the current outbreak died in Uganda on Tuesday night. The childs three-year-old brother and 50-year-old grandmother are also being treated, according […]

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Biden and Trump are just two sides of the same misogynistic coin | Arwa Mahdawi

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Donald Trumps disdain for women manifests itself in crass braggadocio, while Joe Bidens is in the form of patronizing paternalism Sign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. other Democratic candidates, Biden announced he 2016 report by the Charlotte Lozier Institute, an anti-abortion organization, asserts that since […]

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‘Terrifying’ Ebola epidemic out of control in DRC, say experts

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More than 1,600 people infected in North Kivu province since outbreak began in August An Ebola epidemic in a conflict-riven region of Democratic Republic of Congo is out of control and could become as serious as the outbreak that devastated three countries in west Africa between 2013 and 2016, experts and aid chiefs have warned. […]

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Trump claims he wouldnt have allowed CIA to recruit Kim Jong-uns relatives

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Presidents comment was the latest occasion in which he appeared to side with an adversary over US intelligence Donald Trump has said he would not have allowed the CIA to have recruited Kim Jong-uns relatives as informants to gather information on the North Korean dictatorship. Trump told journalists on Tuesday he had received a new […]

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UN urged to declare full-scale crisis in Venezuela as health system ‘collapses’

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Researchers warn of rise in infectious diseases amid spike in levels of malnutrition and infant and maternal mortality The UN must officially declare a full-scale report published this week by Human Rights Watch and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health calls on the UN secretary general, Antnio Guterres, to declare a complex humanitarian […]

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Luke Perry, actor and Beverly Hills, 90210 star, dies aged 52

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Actor dies in California hospital, surrounded by family, days after massive stroke Luke Perry, best known for his roles on TV shows Beverly Hills, 90210 and Riverdale, died on Monday at the age of 52 after suffering a massive stroke last week. A representative for the actor released a statement on Monday afternoon. Actor Luke […]

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More women in the workplace could boost economy by 35%, says Christine Lagarde

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Exclusive: IMF managing director presses for female empowerment in interview to mark International Womens Day Employing more women and tackling sexism in the workplace is the key to making the world economy richer, more equal and less prone to devastating financial collapses, according to the head of the International Monetary Fund. In an interview to […]

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