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Prime Minister Najib Razak is facing accusations that some money from the heavily indebted 1Malaysia Development Berhad has been routed to accounts...
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A migrant dies on a freight shuttle trying to reach Britain, resulting in delays for cross-channel passengers and freight services.
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At least 20 people have been killed in a bomb attack in northern Nigeria's Zaria city, a senior government official says.
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The new left-wing council in the Spanish capital Madrid plans to remove all names relating to Gen Franco's dictatorship from streets and plazas.
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The trader accused of manipulating the Libor rate has told a court that senior managers knew what he was doing.
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A rise in oil and gas output boosted UK industrial production in May, but manufacturing output fell for the second month in a row.
POSTED: 7/7/2015 in Europe
World powers and Iran will continue to work towards a nuclear deal even though they are likely to miss Tuesday's deadline, officials say.
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US comedian Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 to obtaining sedatives with the intent of giving them to women he wanted to have sex with, court documents...
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A minute's silence is observed across the UK in memory of the 52 people killed by suicide bombers in London on 7 July 2005.
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Is the UK better than France for migrants?
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At least four civilians were wounded in the second such attack in the past week against coalition soldiers in the capital, Kabul.
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Southampton sign Curacao international defender Cuco Martina from Dutch club FC Twente on a two-year contract.
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If the U.S. knows how bad the Persian Gulf state’s human rights record is, why renew military aid?
POSTED: 7/7/2015 in Europe
Shops in England and Wales could be allowed to open for longer on Sundays, under plans to be unveiled by Chancellor George Osborne.
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France says it will do everything it can to help Greece reach a deal over its debt and remain within the eurozone, ahead of an emergency summit.

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We are pleased to announce that on July 4, 2015, our Founder and CEO
UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation Forest Whitaker led an

Forest Whitaker, Humanitarian, CEO and Founder of WPDI, Actor, gave a

On February 4, 2015, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Health

The ultra-durable One World Futbol, a soccer ball that never needs a

South Sudan | 5 February 2015

UN HUMANITARIAN CHIEF VALERIE AMOS

January 15, 2015  more than 600 civic, business and philanthropic

In the winter of 2012, WPDI provided our key partner in

  • The Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI) extends to

Whitaker’s international influence is not limited to Hollywood. He’s

In South Sudan, UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation

A speech about the conflict in South Sudan and how WPDI is helping to

Academy award winner Forest Whitaker visited Findley Elementary in Des

Forest Whitaker, an Oscar-winning actor, was at Des Moines' Findley

Forest Whitaker returns to inspire Des Moines students

People Magazine, “Forest Whitaker Uses His Start Power to Fight for

RTT News, “Forest Whitaker Honored for His Civil Rights Work in Uganda

United Nations Radio, “Forest Whitaker launches peace organization in

Zain Company, “Forest Whitaker visits Zain South Sudan offices to

“A Message from UNESCO’s Forest Whitaker on Peace in South Sudan”,

Ericsson website, “Peace Initiative launched in Mexico with Forest

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