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Record numbers expected as Europe’s biggest arms fair opens in London

Egypt, Vietnam and Indonesia among countries sending delegations to four-day DSEI at ExCeLEurope’s biggest ever arms fair got under way in London on Tuesday with record numbers expected to attend, boosted by interest from countries with controversial h…

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Women in Afghanistan are fighting an unequal war. We need your support | Zahra Joya

The Taliban have barred us from the workplace, cut our access to healthcare and closed schools to us. Must we struggle alone?We suddenly all woke in the middle of the night. A piercing cry came from the corner of our room. It was my teenage sister, sob…

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How many more poor child workers must die in Pakistan before change happens? | Zofeen T Ebrahim

Graphic videos of the last hours of 10-year-old Fatima Furiro have highlighted once again the abuse faced by child workersThe death of 10-year-old Fatima Furiro would have passed sadly but quietly had it not been for the two graphic videos that turned …

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