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  1. Pay awards remain below inflation over 2014Read the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    According to analysis from the UK online HR resource XpertHR, annual pay rises are delivering a median 2.5 per cent increase.

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  2. Flight restrictions hamper ability to battle Ebola, UN cautionsRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    The United Nations yesterday cautioned against flight restrictions into and out of Ebola-affected countries in West Africa, saying such limitations were preventing the transport of critically-needed health workers and supplies, as well as contributing to economic and diplomatic isolation of the region.

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  3. Boris Johnson calls for limit on presumption of innocenceRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    Mayor of London Boris Johnson has called for an end to the presumption of innocence for those visiting war zones and powers to remove UK citizenship for those supporting a "terrorist state".

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  4. UN confirms handover of US journalist Peter Theo CurtisRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    The United Nations has confirmed that an American freelance journalist, reportedly held captive for nearly two years by militants in Syria, was freed on Sunday in a handover to UN peacekeepers in the Golan Heights, who then released him to United States officials.

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  5. Oman joins Landmine Ban TreatyRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    Oman joined the international treaty banning antipersonnel landmines on 20 August, Human Rights Watch said yesterday .

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  6. Home secretary promise of crackdown on 'non-violent extremism'Read the original story

    Aug 23, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    UK home secretary Theresa May has promised to get tough on "non-violent extremism" as well as terrorism. 3 comments

  7. Fresh call for UK to suspend arms to Israel as hostilities resumeRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    With a resumption in hostilities in Gaza and Israel since the collapse of the ceasefire earlier this week, Amnesty International has renewed its call on the UK government to immediately suspend all arms export licences for Israel.

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  8. Welfare reforms fail the Prime Minister's new family test, says TUCRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    The majority of social security cuts announced by the government will fall on working families, who will suffer twice the level of benefit losses as out of work families, according to a new report published today by the Trades Union Congress .

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  9. Why Archbishop Oscar Romero should be held in our heartsRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    On 24 March 1980 in El Salvador, Archbishop Oscar Romero was celebrating Mass in the chapel of a cancer hospital.

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  10. Falmouth's rejection of Trident echoes Scottish oppositionRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament has welcomed political opponents uniting to reject Falmouth as an alternative to the Clyde nuclear warhead depot.

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  11. Yemeni government pays over $1m compensation to civilian drone strike victimsRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    The Yemeni government has paid compensation to civilian victims of a 2013 drone strike that hit a wedding convoy and which US Government sources have claimed killed only 'militants.'

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  12. The beheading of journalist James Foley is a war crime, says AmnestyRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    The execution-style killing by the Islamic State armed group of a US reporter who went missing in Syria constitutes a war crime and highlights the urgent need for all states with influence in the region to ensure other missing journalists are safely released, Amnesty International said today .

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  13. Government faces legal action over arms export licences to IsraelRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    The UK Government is being threatened with legal action unless it stops sending arms to Israel and conducts a review of its current arms export licences.

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  14. Families, impact assessments, and the CoalitionRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    For people at the sharp end, the poorest and those most dependent on public services, it sometimes feels as if the Coalition has spent the last four years steadily unpicking the very fabric of our society.

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  15. Family of Briish citizen 'rendered' to Ethiopia calls for his releaseRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    The family of a British citizen kidnapped and rendered to Ethiopia in June has called on the British government to secure his release as soon as possible.

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  16. 'Disturbing surge' in Saudi Arabia executions, says Amnesty InterationalRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    The Saudi Arabian authorities must halt all executions, Amnesty International said after four members of the same family were executed on 17 August as part of a "disturbing" recent surge in the use of the death penalty in the country.

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  17. UK lobbying over Senate torture report revealed by Ambassador's meetingsRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    Newly-released information reveals that the British ambassador has met at least 21 times with members of the US Senate's Select Committee on Intelligence ahead of the expected publication of its report on CIA torture and rendition - leading to increased concerns that the UK may be seeking to 'censor' the report.

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  18. Pensioner families to suffer social security cuts of over A 6bn a year, says TUCRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    Pensioner families across the UK will suffer social security cuts worth A 6.38 billion a year by the time the government's welfare reforms have taken full effect, the Trades Union Congress warned yesterday ahead of a new report on the impact of social security cuts to be published later this week.

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  19. Don't bomb IraqRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    The stories from Iraq are getting worse. There is news of massacres and threatened massacres, reported deaths and abductions, the sufferings of Yazidis, Christians and the many Muslims who reject the message of ISIS.

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  20. Amnesty calls for investigation after use of lethal force in MissouriRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2014 | Ekklesia Daily News

    In addition to a prompt, thorough, independent and impartial investigation into allegations that police shot dead an unarmed teenager in Missouri, an investigation into the use of heavy-handed tactics to disperse a wave of protests in the wake of the shooting must be launched without delay, said Amnesty International.

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