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Pope voices sorrow over Canadian deaths, doesn’t apologize
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Pope voices sorrow over Canadian deaths, doesn’t apologize

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday expressed sorrow over the discovery in Canada of the remains of 215…
More than 200 bodies found at Indigenous school in Canada
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More than 200 bodies found at Indigenous school in Canada

KAMLOOPS, British Colombia (AP) — The remains of 215 children, some as young as 3 years old, have been found…
France to reckon with Algeria colonial past, won’t apologize
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France to reckon with Algeria colonial past, won’t apologize

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron wants to take further steps to reckon with France’s colonial-era wrongs in Algeria…
Women taken from African mothers by Belgium now want redress
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Women taken from African mothers by Belgium now want redress

NEDER-OVER-HEEMBEEK, Belgium (AP) — Monique Bitu Bingi was only four years old when she was taken from her family in…
French leader rejects racism but colonial statues to remain
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French leader rejects racism but colonial statues to remain

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed Sunday to stand firm against racism but also praised police and…
Historical figures reassessed around globe after Floyd death
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Historical figures reassessed around globe after Floyd death

The rapidly unfolding movement to pull down Confederate monuments around the US in the wake of George Floyd’s death at…
Century ago and today, Baghdad street a front line in revolt
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Century ago and today, Baghdad street a front line in revolt

BAGHDAD (AP) — When discontented Iraqis sought independence from British occupation in 1920, Baghdad’s most prestigious new boulevard, Rasheed Street,…
Hong Kong’s expat police become focus of protester rage
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Hong Kong’s expat police become focus of protester rage

A peculiar legacy of Hong Kong’s colonial past has emerged as a focal point of rage for anti-government protesters: a…
Zimbabwe to pay partial compensation to white ex-farmers
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Zimbabwe to pay partial compensation to white ex-farmers

Zimbabwe next month will start paying partial compensation to white commercial farmers whose properties were seized nearly 20 years ago…
Mexico’s president calls for an apology from Spain for historic wrongs
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Mexico’s president calls for an apology from Spain for historic wrongs

(CNN)–Mexico’s president wants an apology for violations committed by Spanish conquistadors in the region, 500 years ago. “I have sent…
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