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North Korea, Eritrea have highest rates of modern slavery – report

NEW YORK, July 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – North Korea
and Eritrea have the world’s highest rates of enslaved people,
said a global survey released on Thursday that focused on the
roles of conflict and government repression in modern slavery.

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Clean water for all is still centuries away, aid group warns

TEPIC, Mexico, July 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -
S upplying clean water and toilets for all could take hundreds of
years in countries like Eritrea and Namibia unless governments
step up funding to tackle the problem and its harmful effects on
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Israeli to do community service over mob attack on Eritrean

JERUSALEM, July 4 (Reuters) – An Israeli was sentenced on
Wednesday to 100 days of community service for taking part in a
mob attack on an Eritrean mistaken for a gunman who had attacked
a bus station.

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Key shareholder urges Canadian miner Nevsun to engage with suitors

VANCOUVER, June 6 (Reuters) – Nevsun Resources, a
Canadian miner which has been approached regarding a takeover,
should enter “good-faith negotiations with any suitor,” Adrian
Day Asset Management, one of Nevsun’s top 10 shareholders, said
in an open l… Continue reading

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RPT-UPDATE 1-U.S. spokeswoman declines to say whether North Korea rights abuses on talks agenda

WASHINGTON, May 29 (Reuters) – A U.S. State Department
spokeswoman declined to say whether human rights abuses were on
the agenda of meetings with North Korea, despite criticism by
successive administrations and a U.S. government report on
Tuesday that… Continue reading

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UPDATE 1-U.S. spokeswoman declines to say whether North Korea rights abuses on talks agenda

WASHINGTON, May 29 (Reuters) – A U.S. State Department
spokeswoman declined to say whether human rights abuses were on
the agenda of meetings with North Korea, despite criticism by
successive administrations and a U.S. government report on
Tuesday that… Continue reading

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CORRECTED-North Korea rights abuses ‘matter of discussion’ by U.S. -official

WASHINGTON, May 29 (Reuters) – Human rights abuses in North
Korea, including violations of religious freedom, are a “matter
of discussion” ahead of a summit between U.S. President Donald
Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a senior official
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FOCUS-Eritrea ‘poison pill’ complicates miner Lundin’s aspirations -sources

VANCOUVER/TORONTO, May 17 (Reuters) – The weak human rights
record of one of Africa’s poorest countries is coming between
Lundin Mining Corp and its pursuit of a prized European
copper and gold asset.

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UPDATE 1-U.N. resumes refugee evacuations from Libya to Niger

TRIPOLI, May 9 (Reuters) – The U.N. refugee agency is
resuming evacuations of migrants from Libya with a flight of 132
mostly Eritrean refugees and asylum seekers to Niger for
resettlement in third countries.

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U.N. resumes refugee evacuations from Libya to Niger

TRIPOLI, May 9 (Reuters) – The U.N. refugee agency resumed
evacuations of migrants from Libya on Tuesday, flying 132 mostly
Eritrean refugees and asylum seekers to Niger for resettlement
in third countries.

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