Baghdad mall sorry for turning away orphans at Eid

Eid al-Fitr is meant to be a happy time when everyone comes together to share food and festivities at the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. But when 20 war orphans tried to enter a luxury shopping mall in Baghdad, Iraq, to visit a restaurant booked for them by a charity, they were turned away. A video of the children standing outside the More...

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By SLPundit On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Jonas Knudsen: Denmark players pay for jet so defender can see new-born daughter

Denmark’s players paid for a private jet so defender Jonas Knudsen could fly home and see his new-born daughter after the World Cup win over Peru. The 25-year-old’s wife More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Migrant children: Trump speaks of plan to halt separations

Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump has promised action to “keep families together” amid fury over separations of undocumented child migrants from More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Hungary passes 'Stop Soros' law banning help for migrants

The Hungarian parliament has passed new legislation that criminalises lawyers and activists who help asylum seekers. Anyone “facilitating illegal immigration” will face a year in jail. Viktor Orban’s More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Migrant children: Global outcry rises over US border separations

Media playback is unsupported on your device International condemnation is growing against the US policy of separating migrant families at its border. UK Prime Minister Theresa May said holding More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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EU to launch counter-tariffs against US on Friday

The European Union will launch a raft of retaliatory tariffs against US exports on Friday, a top official has said. The move comes after US President Donald Trump imposed steep duties on steel and aluminium More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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Migrant family separations: Republicans scramble as border crisis grows

Media playback is unsupported on your device Republicans are scrambling to draft a bill to address the growing outcry over the policy of separating migrant families at the US-Mexico border. US President More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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Canada legalises recreational marijuana

Canada has passed a landmark law that legalises the recreational use of marijuana nationwide. The Cannabis Act passed its final hurdle on Tuesday in a 52-29 vote in the Senate. The bill controls and regulates More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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US 'to quit UN human rights council'

The US is set to pull out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, unnamed UN officials say. The US UN envoy Nikki Haley and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are set make the announcement later on Tuesday. Ms More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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Boris Becker 'CAR diplomatic immunity' claim descends into confusion

Confusion surrounds a claim by former tennis champion Boris Becker that he holds diplomatic status on behalf of the Central African Republic (CAR). He asserted last week in London that his appointment as a diplomat More...