Boris Johnson’s “dead bodies” comments on Sirte sparks outrage
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Politics and Society Boris Johnson’s “dead bodies” comments on Sirte sparks outrage

British Secretary of State for Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson is facing growing backlash inside Libya for his remarks that the city of Sirte might become a new Dubai once “the dead bodies” are removed. Johnson defended his remarks on Sirte saying he was making a point about the need for optimism in Libya.

Pistorius family: Blade Runner Killer movie is a “gross misrepresentation”
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Arts and Culture Pistorius family: Blade Runner Killer movie is a “gross misrepresentation”

The family of South African sprint runner Oscar Pistorius is taking legal action against cable channel Lifetime over “Blade Runner Killer” a film about the athlete’s murder of his late girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. The movie was made without the consultation of the Steenkamp and Pistorius families. Pistorius was convicted of murder and sentenced to six years’ imprisonment for the crime.

Blind Ethiopian lawyer and activist Yetnebersh Nigussie wins Right Livelihood Award
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Lifestyle Blind Ethiopian lawyer and activist Yetnebersh Nigussie wins Right Livelihood Award

Blind Ethiopian lawyer and activist Yetnebersh Nigussie 2017’s joint winner of the Right Livelihood Award is a force for inclusion, saying: ‘If I can excel…bring about my own change, I can help others.” She was honoured for her inspiring work promoting the rights and inclusion of people with disabilities. The award is also known as Sweden’s alternative Nobel Prize.