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Latest global school climate strikes expected to beat turnout record

Organisers say more than 1.4 million young people are set to protest about the climate crisisHundreds of thousands of children and young people are walking out of lessons around the world on Friday as the school strike movement continues to snowball.Climate strikes are planned in more than 1,400 cities in more than 110 countries. Organisers say the number of young people taking part is set to top the 1.4 million people who participated in the global day of strikes in March.Continue reading...

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Trudeau exonerates Cree leader 130 years after wrongful conviction

The revered Chief Poundmaker tried to negotiate with Canadian officials when he was falsely accused of treasonThe Canadian government has formally exonerated a prominent Cree leader, the revered Chief Poundmaker— known to his people as Pîhtokahanapiwiyin— nearly 130 years after the Cree leader was falsely accused and convicted on treason charges.In an emotional ceremony at Poundmaker Cree Nation in the province of Saskatchewan on Thursday, Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau absolved the chief of any crime.Continue reading...

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Boy aged 9 dies after getting trapped under locker at Essex school

Child was at Great Baddow high school with family members for after-school club, say policeA nine-year-old boy has died at an Essex school after he became trapped under a locker, according to police.The child, who has yet to be named, was at Great Baddow high school in Chelmsford with members of his family when the incident occurred. He subsequently died in hospital.Continue reading...

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Pakistan PM Khan seeks peace talks after Modi's election win

Modi's campaign included promises to 'punish' Pakistan for allegedly supporting the armed revolt in Kashmir.

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Poland's PiS ready to talk with Italian, Spanish far-right: PM

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Poland's ruling nationalists Law and Justice (PiS) are ready for talks on a European parliamentary alliance with Italy's far-right League party and Spain's Vox, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told Polska Times.pl in remarks published on Friday.

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Paraguayan indigenous community goes digital to protect ancestral lands

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Rumilda Fernández's indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for trees and streams. Now, squeezed by deforestation and farming, the community is going digital to defend itself.

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EU lodges formal diplomatic note against contentious Hong Kong extradition bill

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The European Union Office in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong issued a formal diplomatic "demarche" protest note to Hong Kong's leader on Friday over a proposed extradition law that could see individuals sent back to mainland China for trial.

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