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Israeli airstrikes destroy residential areas in Gaza – video

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Israeli airstrikes targeted residential areas in Gaza on Saturday, flattening at least one home. Residents received an advance warning from the Israeli army to evacuate. It is the second day Israel has bombed the Gaza...

Canadian priest arrested for 1960s sexual assault at First Nations residential school

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Canadian police said they arrested a 92-year-old retired priest for a sexual assault more than 50 years ago at one of Canada’s residential schools for Indigenous children. Sgt Paul Manaigre of the Royal Canadian Mount...

Cruelty of Canada’s residential schools ‘unimaginable’, governor general says

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Canada’s governor general has described the country’s residential schools as places of unimaginable cruelty, in a eulogy to honour the thousands of Indigenous children who died while attending the institutions. “Today...

Pope apologizes to Indigenous leaders for abuses at Canada residential schools

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Pope Francis has made a historic apology to Indigenous peoples for the “deplorable” abuses they suffered in Canada’s Catholic-run residential schools. Francis, in an address to Indigenous leaders after meetings with M...

15-storey residential building hit as attacks on Kyiv continue – video

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Firefighters battled flames at a residential building in the Ukrainian capita, Kyiv, after a series of Russian artillery strikes. Earlier in the morning, a projectile was seen over the city's skyline, followed by a br...

Residential building in Kyiv hit by airstrike as Russia-Ukraine talks resume

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A Russian airstrike has hit a residential building in Kyiv as Moscow’s forces step up their brutal campaign to capture Ukraine’s capital and other major cities, even as a fourth round of peace talks between the two si...

Residential childcare is crying out for a complete overhaul

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I had involvement with residential childcare for over 40 years, from the early 1960s until I retired. While your editorial (6 March) is correct, it highlights issues that have been around since I started. Regularly, i...

‘There are bodies here’: survivors braced as search begins at Canada’s oldest residential school

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The yellow tape of the police cordon snapped and fluttered as a chill breeze swept over the grounds of what was once one of Canada’s most notorious residential schools. The entire 500-acre property is now being treate...

‘Cultural genocide’: mapping the shameful history of Canada’s residential schools

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In May, Canadians were shocked at the discovery of the remains of 215 children at the site of a former school in British Columbia. The bodies belonged to Indigenous children, some believed to be as young as three year...

Flames engulf residential tower block in Milan – video

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Firefighters have battled a high-rise blaze in Milan that spread rapidly through a 20-storey residential building and poured black smoke into the air. Residents were evacuated and the city's mayor, Giuseppe Sala, said...

Fire rips through 20-storey residential tower block in Milan

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Fire has ripped through a 20-storey residential building in Milan, leaving rescue workers scrambling to make sure no one had been caught in the flames and thick smoke. The blaze on Sunday started on the upper floors o...

Canadian police investigating Manitoba residential school abuse claims

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A branch of Canada’s federal police force says it has spent the last decade conducting a “large-scale investigation” into allegations of sexual abuse at a former residential school. On Tuesday, the Manitoba Royal Cana...

First Nation calls for release of school records to identify residential victims

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The First Nations community that shocked Canada with the discovery of unmarked graves says school records will be critical in identifying victims — and that a much greater area needs to be searched to understand the t...

The Indigenous children who died at Canada’s residential schools

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Half a century ago, Barry Kennedy was taken from his family and forced into an abusive system that sought to obliterate his Indigenous heritage. Now, after the discovery of more than 1,000 bodies in unmarked graves at...

The Indigenous children who died at Canada’s residential schools – podcast

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Half a century ago, Barry Kennedy was taken from his family and forced into an abusive system that sought to obliterate his Indigenous heritage. Now, after the discovery of more than 1,000 bodies in unmarked graves at...

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