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The Woomblies return to the place it all started

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When the Woomblies take the stage in downtown Franklin this weekend, it’s going to be a homecoming more than 20 years in the making.The...

‘I came here to fight’: Rare footage of Ethiopia’s Tigray

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MEKELE, Ethiopia — The 16-year-old girl hoped to go to war. Inspired by the sight of resurgent local forces marching in to retake the...

Katherine Roush: Libraries can meet needs in unexpected ways

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Last year, my coworker lost her ring while working in the yard. She and her children searched everywhere, but had no luck. Fortunately, the Greenwood...

Lithuania struggles with migrant flood opened by Belarus

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VEREBIEJAI, Lithuania — Mustafa Hussein Hamad kicked a dirty ball between two old tires in the schoolyard where he spends most of his time....

Lithuania struggles with migrant influx opened by Belarus

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VEREBIEJAI, Lithuania — Mustafa Hussein Hamad kicked a dirty ball between two old tires in the schoolyard where he spends most of his time....

‘Purely ethnic profiling’: New wave of Tigrayans detained

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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Witnesses say thousands of Tigrayans are being detained and their businesses closed in cities across Ethiopia in a new wave...

US cites China, Myanmar, Ethiopia in genocide report

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Monday renewed genocide allegations against China for repression of Uyghur Muslims and other minorities in its northwest Xinjiang...

Extremist attack in Somalia’s capital kills at least 9

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MOGADISHU, Somalia — A large explosion in Somalia’s capital killed at least nine people and injured eight others, a health official said Saturday. ...

Ethiopia says all aid flights to Tigray must be searched

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NAIROBI, Kenya — Ethiopia’s government on Friday said all flights carrying aid to its embattled Tigray region must go through its capital for inspection...

In Uganda, disputes over bills mark chaotic COVID-19 care

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KAMPALA, Uganda — Holding out for nearly $9,000 in unpaid medical bills, one hospital in Uganda allegedly refused to hand over the dead body...