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16 Dec 2021
A former police officer has pleaded guilty to federal charges in the killing of George Floyd. The incident sparked nationwide protests over police brutality and led to the officer's conviction on state murder charges.
28 Apr 2021
Lawyers representing the family of slain Black man Andrew Brown Jr. have accused police of carrying out an "execution."
20 Aug 2017
Dick Gregory, a comedian who lambasted racism and played a prominent role in the 1960s civil rights movement died on Saturday at age 84.
15 Jan 2017
A week of protests ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S. president kicks off with a civil rights march in Washington by activists angry over the Republican's comments on minority groups including Muslims.

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Heavy rain and flash floods have added to the problems caused by Yemen's civil war. Despite the current truce, the humanitarian situation remains dire, and the next catastrophe might be already looming off the coast.
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The bill, which involves major spending on climate action and healthcare, is a triumph for President Joe Biden's legislative agenda.
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FBI agents raided the former president's Florida estate earlier this week. According to court filings, they found a cache of classified documents.
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Conservationists in South Africa have sounded the alarm about 150 endangered vultures found dead in two separate poisoning incidents. Body parts were removed, seemingly with a view to selling them as bogus remedies.
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Presidents and ministers from global powers have been crisscrossing Africa over the past few weeks - we get some analysis on the geopolitical chess game taking place on the continent from Eric Olander, Editor-in-Chief of The China-Global South Project.
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In Africa, greenhouse farming is proving a way of fighting food insecurity and high food prices caused by the Ukrainian war. In Cameroon, this agricultural technique — cultivating crops in an enclosed environment — is helping many families afford food.