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Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:54:53 GMT
Ahead of Rwanda visit, Blinken says US 'concerned' by reports of Rwandan support for DRC rebels
On the eve of his visit to Rwanda on Wednesday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said his country is “concerned” by “credible” reports that Rwanda is supporting rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:18:13 GMT
Raymond Briggs: curmudgeonly creator of 'The Snowman'
But he will be forever associated with a joyous creation -- "The Snowman", which has enchanted generations of children since it was published in 1978. The delicately drawn picture book, about a young, ginger-haired boy who builds a snowman that mag...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:16:47 GMT
Dozens of homes destroyed, thousands evacuated as wildfires rage in southwestern France
Wildfires raged in southwestern France on Tuesday, destroying sixteen houses, burning 6,000 hectares and forcing the evacuation of almost 6,000 people in an area already hit last month by huge blazes.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:00:16 GMT
Raymond Briggs, author of UK Christmas classic 'The Snowman', dies aged 88
The 1978 picture book about a young, ginger-haired boy who builds a snowman that magically comes to life has sold more than 5.5 million copies globally and was transformed into an animated film in 1982. First shown on British TV, with an introducti...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 07:38:11 GMT
China's landmark #MeToo case returns to court after setback
Zhou Xiaoxuan stepped forward in 2018 to accuse state TV host Zhu Jun of forcibly kissing and groping her during her 2014 internship at the broadcaster. While the case of Zhou, now 29, inspired many others to share their experiences of sexual assau...

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Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:18:14 GMT
Raymond Briggs: curmudgeonly creator of 'The Snowman'
But he will be forever associated with a joyous creation -- "The Snowman", which has enchanted generations of children since it was published in 1978. The delicately drawn picture book, about a young, ginger-haired boy who builds a snowman that mag...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:00:17 GMT
Raymond Briggs, author of UK Christmas classic 'The Snowman', dies aged 88
The 1978 picture book about a young, ginger-haired boy who builds a snowman that magically comes to life has sold more than 5.5 million copies globally and was transformed into an animated film in 1982. First shown on British TV, with an introducti...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 07:38:09 GMT
China's landmark #MeToo case returns to court after setback
Zhou Xiaoxuan stepped forward in 2018 to accuse state TV host Zhu Jun of forcibly kissing and groping her during her 2014 internship at the broadcaster. While the case of Zhou, now 29, inspired many others to share their experiences of sexual assau...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 07:24:11 GMT
Pakistan zoo cancels lion auction, plans expansion instead
The auction planned for Thursday had drawn condemnation from the WWF, which urged authorities at Lahore Safari Zoo to instead rehome them with other government wildlife facilities. "The main reason behind the auction was the lack of space," deputy ...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 05:32:08 GMT
Japan PM reshuffles cabinet as approval ratings slide
Fumio Kishida led his ruling party to victory in an upper house election last month, days after Abe was shot dead by a man resentful of the Unification Church. Since then, as the public scrutinises the church's ties with Japanese politicians and Ki...

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