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‘Only one of us is telling the truth Truth’ – Virginia Giuffre spoke to the BBC about her experience of being forced to sleep with Prince Andrew several times

The woman who says she was sex-trafficked by Jeffrey Epstein and made to have sex at age 17 with the U.K.’s Prince Andrew has called on the British public to “stand up beside me” in a BBC interview. “This is not some sordid sex story. This is a story of being trafficked. This is a…

Jimmy Carter admitted in hospital over unitary tract infection

Former President Jimmy Carter was admitted to a Georgia hospital over the weekend to receive treatment for a urinary tract infection, according to the Carter Center, which says the 39th president “looks forward to returning home soon,” reports National Public Radio. Spokesperson Deanna Congileo said in a statement that Carter “was admitted to Phoebe Sumter…

Pope Francis condemns ‘virus’ of Christmas consumerism

Speaking at the Vatican on one of the biggest shopping weekends of the year, Pope Francis has said people should “resist the dazzling lights of consumption” ahead of Christmas. Pope Francis has slammed rampant consumerism leading up to Christmas, describing it as “a virus that attacks the faith at the roots.” Speaking at Mass at…

UK: London Bridge attack becomes election issue

Revelations that the London Bridge attacker was a convicted terrorist, freed halfway through a 16-year sentence, have sparked outrage. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has vowed to strengthen prison sentences, if reelected. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has taken aim at the country’s policy of early prisoner release and vowed to strengthen prison sentences following Friday’s…

2 dead, 3 injured in terrorist attack near London Bridge

Police and emergency services at the scene of an incident on London Bridge in central London following a police incident, on Friday. Police said two people were killed in a stabbing near London Bridge on Friday afternoon that authorities are describing as a terrorist incident. Three others were also injured and remained in the hospital…

North Africa agrees on need to step up regional integration and accelerate sustainable development

At the conclusion of the 34th Inter-Governmental Committee of Senior Officials and Experts for North Africa (CIHFE), participants called the implementation of trade facilitation measures to be accelerated in North Africa in order to maximize the benefits and fulfill the AfCFTA potential, especially in the areas of investment and employment. They also called for the…

Preparations for the 2020 Africa-France Summit take off

African experts have convened in Lusaka to deliberate on regional priorities for the 2020 Africa-France Summit, 4-6 June, Bordeaux, France. The theme of  the event is:  “Better Cities, Better Lives” co-hosted by the African Union Commission, the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat).  With Africa having the world’s highest…

Trump invited to attend impeachment hearing or ‘stop complaining’

Congress has invited US President Donald Trump to its first impeachment hearing on 4 December. Jerrold Nadler, the Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, said Mr Trump could either attend or “stop complaining about the process”. If he does attend, the president would be able to question witnesses. It would mark the next stage…

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