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Legal news from Tuesday, December 27, 2016
by Meena Ansari

Greece's Eurozone creditors agreed on Saturday to unblock suspended debt-relief measures after Prime Minister Alexis Tspiras assured them that a Christmas gift he offered pensioners would be a "one-off." Last week Greece raised concerns with its creditors when it paid out a pre-Christmas bonus to its low-income pensioners and lowered VAT on some of its Aegean …

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by Aaron Christenson

A scientific study released in the journal Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences found that cheetah populations throughout Africa, the Middle East and Asia are declining as habitats are encroached by various human actors. The cheetah is now listed as 'vulnerable' on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List, however the study suggests that …

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by Aaron Christenson

21 young women from Chibok, Nigeria returned home on Sunday after being released from Boko Haram control in October. In 2014 the Bring Back Our Girls activists began daily sit-ins at the Unity Fountain in the capital city Abuja to press their demands for the release of the 219 school girls that were abducted …

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