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Ebrahim Raisi hailed as Iran’s new president – video

The hardline head of the Iranian judiciary, Ebrahim Raisi, has been congratulated by his three main rivals on his victory in the country's presidential election after preliminary results showed he had secured 17.8m votes, a huge 14.5m more than his nearest rivalHardliner Ebrahim Raisi hailed as Iran’s new presidentIran’s president-elect, Ebrahim Raisi, is hardliner linked with mass executions Continue reading...

Two Indo-Canadians Join Cabinet In Canada's Ontario Province

Two more Indo-Canadian politicians have been appointed as ministers in a Cabinet reshuffle in Canada's Ontario province, taking the representation of the community members in the Executive Council to...

US comes together to mark Juneteenth after recognizing it as federal holiday

Series of events planned across country to mark end of slaveryBiden: ‘Great nations don’t ignore their most painful moments’Days after Juneteenth was made a national holiday, communities across the US are coming together to celebrate 19 June 1865, the day when news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached Galveston, Texas, freeing slaves in the final Confederate state to have abolition. Related: The martyr who may rise again: Christian right’s faith in Trump not shaken Continue reading...

An ultra-conservative judiciary chief wins Iran's presidential election

Ebrahim Raisi, a hardline judiciary chief with a brutal human rights record, is set to win Iran's controversial presidential election, according to preliminary results announced by the interior ministry and reported by state media Saturday.

World Refugee Day 2021: Five Facts You Need To Know About Refugees

World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 to respect and honour the courage and resilience of refugees across the globe.