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Follow the money, says new global anti-slavery effort

UNITED NATIONS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The principality of Liechtenstein kicked off a campaign on Monday to enlist the global financial sector to fight modern slavery, flexing its role as a center of world wealth management to tap the clout of banks, hedge funds and investors.

Aid delivered after deadly mudslides in Sudan's Darfur

A joint African Union-United Nations operation is providing emergency assistance to an area in Sudan's South Darfur region where 16 people died as a result of mudslides earlier this month, the mission said on Monday.

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Canada's Barrick Gold to buy Randgold for $6.5 billion

Canada's Barrick Gold Corp has agreed to buy Randgold Resources Ltd in an all-stock deal valuing the Africa-focused miner at $6.5 billion, to create the world's largest gold producer in an industry under investor pressure to put capital to good use.

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Modric, Marta win Best FIFA player 2018 awards

Real Madrid's Croatia midfielder Luka Modric was named Best FIFA Men's Player of the Year for 2018, while Orlando Pride's Brazil forward Marta won the women's award at a ceremony on Monday.

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