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Maître Najet Laabidi de nouveau visée par les autorités tunisiennes

Par Bernard Henry

Si l’on juge un pays sur la manière dont il traite les personnes handicapées, alors la Tunisie a besoin d’un bon avocat. Et si l’on juge un pays au respect que les pouvoirs publics accordent aux avocats, alors la terre du Jasmin semble en chute libre vers l’indéfendable. 1,624 more words

World Law

Harmony Day

The national diary appears to be heading on a collision course with Julian calendar, as we squeeze more and more special days into the week. It’s like every other day we are being encouraged to wear a ribbon or a coloured item of clothing, to hashtag a slogan and make another speech. 931 more words


Photos: WHO says diphtheria infected over 1,300 people in Yemen

When I last posted a news update about diphtheria on February 21st, there were 1,100 cases and 66 people had died.

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Current mass extinction event first since age of the dinosaurs

Scientists say Earth is undergoing its first mass extinction event, the first in 65 million years, and could be considered only the sixth in the last half-a-billion years. 144 more words


Tories criticize Mali peacekeeping mission

By Morgan Lowrie and Amy Smart, THE CANADIAN PRESS

The Conservative defence critic is questioning the Trudeau government’s decision to send peacekeeping troops to the troubled West African nation of Mali. 635 more words


Finland leapfrogs neighbours to claim top spot in happiness league

According to the UN’s annual report on happiness and well-being Finland is the happiest place on earth.

What’s not to like? Saunas, the Northern Lights, … 268 more words


Off to Timbuktu?

In breaking news, Murray Brewster is reporting, on CBC News, that “The Canadian military will deploy helicopters and support troops, including medical teams, to the troubled West African nation of Mali later this year, CBC News has learned… 264 more words

Foreign Policy