01/10/2020 - 12:56

Colombian who rescues trafficked kids wins UN refugee award

Colombian educator Mayerlin Vergara Perez has won the 2020 Nansen Refugee Award for her work over two decades rescuing sexually exploited and trafficked children, the United Nations announced Thursday. The UN refugee agency hailed…

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01/10/2020 - 12:53

Fragile hopes in DR Congo’s Ituri province, scarred by conflict

“The future is dark,” sighs Joachim Lobo, a teacher who longs “to pick up the chalk” and be reunited with his pupils, if ever peace is restored to northeastern Democratic…

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01/10/2020 - 12:45

Bangladesh cricketers to return to scene of New Zealand mosque attacks

  Bangladesh cricketers are to return to the scene of the Christchurch mosque massacres two years after the tragedy, New Zealand cricket said Tuesday. They are among four international teams…

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09/09/2020 - 10:26

Modric: ‘I remember the fear. We played football and the alarms went off. It was normal’

The alarms are ringing and Luka Modric is running because soon the bombs are coming. He is eight years old, wearing full kit and boots, and he has a football…

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09/09/2020 - 10:23

Brazil announces equal pay on national football teams

Brazil’s football federation announced on Wednesday it will pay men and women the same amount for representing the national team, one of the few countries to make such a pledge….

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09/09/2020 - 10:05

Wild’s Dumba wins NHL humanitarian award for racism fight

Minnesota Wild defenseman Matt Dumba won the National Hockey League’s King Clancy Trophy for leadership and humanitarian service on Sunday for his work opposing racism and promoting social justice. The…

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