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Papua police storm parliament over Apec pay

Image copyright AFP Image caption Security staff were reportedly angry over unpaid bonuses Police and security forces have stormed Papua New Guinea’s parliament over unpaid bonuses for last week’s Apec summit, lawmakers said. The group reportedly smashed windows and furniture in the building, located in the capital Port Moresby. The impoverished island hosted leaders from […]

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Gillard shocked by 'vile' abuse

Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard tells 100 Women that she was surprised by the level of sexist abuse she received while in power. BBC 100 Women names 100 influential and inspirational women around the world every year and shares their stories. Find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and use #100Women Source link

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Yemen war: Fighting resumes at key port of Hudaydah

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Battles have resumed in the port city of Hudaydah, a strategic location in the Yemeni conflict Fighting has broken out in the Yemeni city of Hudaydah despite both the Saudi-led military coalition and Houthi rebels agreeing to halt offensives. Coalition warplanes resumed bombing following clashes between rebels and pro-government […]