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12 Sep
The relatives of victims of the 9/11 attacks read out a list of names during a ceremony at ground zero in New York, 20 years after the terror attacks took place.
17 Aug
Lately, repentant Boko Haram members, accompanied by their families, have been surrendering to the Nigerian military. Many have been asking “why the sudden surrender” by these Boko Haram members. Here are the reasons why they have been ‘surrendering’ to Nigerian troops.
15 Aug
Families of refugee athletes who come from Kenya's Kakuma settlement have been sending them prayers and messages of hope, before they compete at the Olympic Games. They are among 29 athletes and refugees scheduled to compete in Tokyo in 12 sports, under the banner of the Olympic flag, according to the UNHCR. This is only the second appearance of the IOC Refugee Olympic Team. The first was in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
10 Jul
Thousands of impoverished families accuse private hospitals of overcharging them despite cost limits put in place by various state governments.
2 May
Relatives of the Indonesian submarine crew killed in a sinking last week will be given homes, President Joko Widodo says. The government has been urged to recover the victims' bodies from the depths.
1 Dec 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari is often quick to condemn killings and console families of victims, albeit, through press statements.⁣ Last Saturday, Boko Haram launched an attack on a farming community in Borno, killing scores of Nigerians.⁣ ⁣
18 Oct 2020
Parents consider more than class size when they decide what school their kids will attend in the self-proclaimed separatist state of Transnistria. The "wrong choice" could attract the local security service's attention.
19 Feb 2020

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Since France began its military withdrawal from Mali, many social media posts have been misleading. Reports assert that Mali is negotiating with the Russian private military company Wagner. One photo on Facebook from November 10 claims that a Wagner military instructor is training Malian soldiers. Another photo from November 20 claims that Mali received a delivery of military equipment from Russia. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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Since September, the name Evergrande has caused panic on stock exchanges around the world. Paralysed by $300 billion in debt (€260 billion), or the equivalent of 2 percent of Chinese GDP, the country's second-largest real estate developer is now threatening Chinese growth. Evergrande has more than 1,300 construction projects across China, as well as financial products, electric cars, livestock, bottled water and even a football club.
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In his seventh collaboration with actress Penélope Cruz, Pedro Almodóvar focuses on two very different experiences of motherhood. Critic Lisa Nesselson tells us why "Parallel Mothers" draws some outstanding performances and how society seems to be catching up with Almodóvar's explorations of the diversity of the human condition.