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CHEVILLY-LARUE — When French doctor Christian Chenay saw his first patients in 1951, penicillin was state of the art. Now 98 years old, he is still working and opens his surgery in the Paris suburbs two mornings a week for patients, some of whom he has treated for decades. With no health woes of his …

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“And I must confess to you that when I hear a speech (by) someone responsible for order or for a government, I think of speeches by Hitler in 1934, 1936,” Pope Francis said VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis said on Friday politicians who rage against homosexuals, gypsies and Jews remind him of Hitler. “It is …

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Germany – A heavily armed assailant with a live-streaming head camera tried unsuccessfully to invade a synagogue during Yom Kippur services in an east German city on Wednesday, then killed two people outside and wounded two others in what the government called an anti-Semitic assault. It was one of the most brazen in a string …

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While most countries turn a blind eye to the unprecedented global crisis of the loss of Arctic ice, small island nations are leading the way to protect it through supporting MAPS, the Marine Arctic Peace Sanctuary. MAPS transforms the entire Arctic Ocean into the world’s largest preservation area, stopping all activities harmful to the ice, …

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India lifted 271 million people out of poverty between 2006 and 2016, recording the fastest reductions in the multidimensional poverty index values during the period with strong improvements in areas such as “assets, cooking fuel, sanitation and nutrition,” a report by the United Nations said. The 2019 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) from the UN Development Programme (UNDP), …

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The largest ecological and humanitarian crisis in history is at our doorstep. According to Philip Alston, the United Nation’s Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, hundreds of millions face impoverishment, widespread displacement and hunger, with the most severe impact in poor countries and regions that have contributed the least to the crisis.  The …

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Stratolaunch, the world’s largest airplane that flew only once, is up for sale. Holding company Vulcan is seeking to sell Stratolaunch at $400 million, people familiar with the matter told CNBC. Vulcan is the investment conglomerate of the late billionaire Paul Allen. A Microsoft co-founder, Allen passed away last October following complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. …

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In Ethiopia – a country now being praised and adored by international community after her Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s good approach to country’s restoration from past negatives, ethnic violence might try to dull the goods he has done. On Friday, Fana radio – linked to the State reported that about 21 people were killed in …

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ANTANANARIVO – Madagascar’s president, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, conceded defeat in his bid for a second term after managing a distant third in the first round of voting in the island’s presidential vote. Rajaonarimampianina got just 8.82 percent in the November first round, the High Constitutional Court said on Wednesday, behind former presidents Marc Ravalomanana, who got …

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A GAAGAA bus from Arua headed for Kampala had an accident on Monday morning. The bus, registration number UAU 805F reportedly hit a trailer number 6689AA22 from the rear. The accident took place in Migera, around 3:20am, our partner radio station in Lira town, QFM 94.3 reports. “Reports from eye witnesses and also passengers of the …

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