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Do more for environment or risk planet becoming ‘human sacrifice zone’: UN experts

It’s been five decades since Sweden hosted the world’s first conference to make the environment a major issue, in recognition of the “human sacrifice zone” it could become if we fail to look after it, according to rights experts. On Monday, ahead of fresh discussions in Stockholm this week to discuss further action, the experts warned that much greater efforts are needed which could save millions of lives every year.

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People for Peace: Supporting victims of sexual abuse in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

There is an “urgent need” to support the victims of sexual exploitation and abuse in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) according to a local organization which works on the issue with the UN peacekeeping mission in the country, MONUSCO.

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DR Congo
Daily update  May 31, 2022
NEWS
At Least 27 Civilians Killed in DR Congo Massacre - The Defense Post
At least 27 civilians were killed by members of a notorious rebel Allied Democratic Forces in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday.
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Rwanda-DR Congo Tension: AU chief urges calm, dialogue - Peoples Gazette
The chairperson of the African Union (AU) on Monday called for a "calm and dialogue" between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
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People for Peace: Supporting victims of sexual abuse in DR Congo - Saudi Gazette
KINSHASA — There is an “urgent need” to support the victims of sexual exploitation and abuse in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) ...
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DR Congo: Agahenge mu mirwano gakurikiwe n'intambara ya politiki no gushinjanya - BBC
DR Congo zasohoye ibimenyetso by'amajwi n'amashusho y'abasirikare babiri b'u Rwanda bafatiweyo, u Rwanda rwongera gushinja Congo gufatanya na ...
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DR Congo army confirms two Rwandan soldiers detained - Daily Times
The army in the Democratic Republic of Congo confirmed on Sunday it was holding two Rwandan soldiers, a day after Kigali accused it of backing the ...
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Extremism
Daily update  May 31, 2022
NEWS
After extremism at march, Gantz weighs terror label for far-right La Familia, Lehava
After meeting with Jerusalem police officers, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, of the right-wing Yamina party, condemned the “group of extremists” ...
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The truth behind Indian extremists' anti-Muslim 'great replacement theory' - The Guardian
“The way their [Muslims'] population is increasing, there will be a Muslim prime minister in 2029,” declared the extremist priest at a religious ...
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Qatar Warns Western Countries: Taliban Sanctions Increase Extremism - Khaama Press
He told the Financial Times, “We will see maybe a rise of extremism.” “We will start to see an economic crisis, which has already started, ...
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The African Frontlines of America's War on Terror - YouTube
They're in the Sahel Desert — where extremist groups like ISIS are recruiting fighters and launching attacks, as the US and its regional allies ...
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In the UK, a duel to hold 'Prevent' to account | Human Rights News | Al Jazeera
Layla Aitlhadj, Director of Prevent Watch; John Holmwood, author, “Countering Extremism in British Schools?: The Truth about the Birmingham Trojan ...
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Israel should consider 'terror' tag for Jewish extremists: minister - France 24
Israel should consider placing on its terrorism list two right-wing extremist groups accused of violence towards Palestinians and who called for ...
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Extremism has multiple triggers for states to tackle - The Irish Times
Extremism has multiple triggers for states to tackle. Lisa Smith's Isis involvement is one example of how foreign unrest can radicalise people far ...
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How self-publishing, social media and algorithms are aiding far-right novelists - The Conversation
Extremists have a long and successful history of spreading their ideas through fiction.
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UAE condemns 'storming of Al-Aqsa courtyard by extremist settlers' | The Times of Israel
UAE condemns 'storming of Al-Aqsa courtyard by extremist settlers'. Israeli ally's foreign ministry calls for end to 'provocative violations' at ...
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South Sudan
Daily update  May 31, 2022
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South Sudan slams Ghana's decision to back arms embargo
May 29, 2022 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese government has described as “disappointing” Ghana's decision to vote in favour of the recent renewal of ...
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Minister Sajjan announces assistance of $223.4 million on trip to South Sudan - ReliefWeb
French News and Press Release on South Sudan and 1 other country about Agriculture, Contributions and more; published on 30 May 2022 by Govt.
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South Sudan: Invest in the Renewal of the Region's Largest Oil Producer - Energy Capital & Power
South Sudan: The oil producer needs a variety of partners and investors stand to win by entering the market via a licensing round in 2022.
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Native administration announces support to SSudan initiative
He made the remarks following a meeting with South Sudan's security affairs advisor, Tutkew Gatluak Manine at the Al-Salam Hotel in Khartoum.
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Pope Francis' DR Congo and South Sudan itinerary unveiled - Catholic World Report
Pope Francis greets South Sudan's President Salva Kiir at the Vatican on March 16, 2019. / Vatican Media. Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, ...
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As elections loom, South Sudan's sluggish peace deal fuels further ... - The New Humanitarian
South Sudan's transitional government is due to wrap up in less than 10 months. Yet the country's future looks as bleak as it did in 2018 when ...
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Terrorism
Daily update  May 31, 2022
NEWS
EU fight against terrorism: one group and two individuals added to the EU sanctions list - Consilium
Several European foreign terrorist fighters have joined the group's ranks since its creation. Through propaganda activities, the sanctioned group and ...
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VIDEO: Ernst Honors Nation's Heroes on Memorial Day, Champions Global War on ...
The Iowa senator, a veteran of the Global War on Terrorism, discusses the importance of honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice, ...
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Ukraine calls on NATO to recognize Russia as “sponsor of terrorism” - Ukrinform
Ukraine's Vice PM Olha Stefanishyna has called on NATO to recognize the Russian Federation as a sponsor of terrorism. — Ukrinform.
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Sen. Tim Kennedy calls on Western New Yorkers to fight domestic terrorism, white supremacy - WIVB
State Senator Tim Kennedy referred to the shooter as a domestic terrorist in a memorial service over the weekend. As the community begins to ...
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Ernst Honors Nation's Heroes on Memorial Day, Champions Global War on Terrorism ... - YouTube
... effort to get bipartisan legislation signed into law to create a Global War on Terrorism Memorial on our National Mall in Washington, D.C..
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Two terrorists trapped in Pulwama, encounter on - Tribune India
Based on a specific input about the presence of terrorists in Gundipora, security forces launched a search operation when the militants opened ...
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Lake Chad force says has killed 30 'terrorists' - France 24
"Terrorists" is a term the MNJTF customarily uses for jihadists. Seven soldiers from Chad and Niger were slightly wounded, it said. The operations ...
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Pilots Who Fell Asleep While Flying Plane Triggered Fears Of Terrorist Hijacking: Report - NDTV.com
Moreover, authorities in France also warned the Italian officials that terrorist hijacking could be underway. The captain was in charge of the ITA ...
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NTF-ELCAC, Anti-Terrorism law crucial to PH fight vs. insurgency | Philippine News Agency
MANILA – The creation of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) and the passage of the anti-terrorism law are ...
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Cincinnati Man Convicted of Assaulting and Brandishing Firearm at Federal Task Force Officers
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Islamic State
Daily update  May 31, 2022
NEWS
Lisa Smith found guilty of Islamic State membership - RTE
Former Irish soldier Lisa Smith has been found guilty of being a member of the unlawful terrorist group, Islamic State.
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Crowd confronts cleric at Iran tower collapse that killed 31 - The Washington Post
A live broadcast on state television of the event then cut out as ... Reporters Without Borders describes the Islamic Republic as the third-worst ...
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Ex-Defence Forces soldier found guilty of membership of so-called Islamic State | The Independent
A former Irish soldier has been found guilty of membership of the so-called Islamic State (IS) terror group. Ex-Defence Forces member Lisa Smith, ...
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Relationship between Taliban, Al Qaeda remains close: UNSC report | Business Standard News
The report by the UN Security Council's Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team assessed the presence of the Al Qaeda and Islamic State ...
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How little we care for the families of those killed in our wars - WBUR
This Memorial Day will be the first in 20 years that the United States is ... his unit was ambushed by Islamic State-linked guerrillas in Niger.
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For NATO, Turkey Is a Disruptive Ally - The New York Times
... the alliance from working with the Jewish state for six years. ... who were aiding the fight against the Islamic State with U.S. support.
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United Nations Security
Daily update  May 31, 2022
NEWS
S. Korea, US, Japan defense ministers to meet at Shangri-La Dialogue: ReportNews - arirang
South Korea, the United States and Japan are reportedly arranging ... month on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue, an annual security forum.
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Pacific nations walk away from trade and security deal with China as Australia aims to 'build ... - ABC
Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama said Pacific nations were united in their approach after the decision was announced on Monday afternoon.
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Pak's LeT, JeM have hundreds of fighters, 11 camps in Afghanistan: UN report | World News
This is the first report by the monitoring team, which assists the UN Security Council's 1988 Sanctions Committee, since the Taliban takeover of ...
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Jaish, Lashkar Maintain Training Camps In Afghanistan: UN Report - NDTV.com
India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti, ... members of the Security Council and issued as a document of the Council.
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Japan to closely monitor dicussions on UN human rights chief's visit to Xinjiang - NHK.JP
During his news conference on Monday, Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno Hirokazu mentioned the two-day trip to Xinjiang taken by UN High Commissioner ...
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External Affairs Minister honours memory of those who have made supreme sacrifice in ...
The International Day of UN Peacekeepers is being observed today. ... tools used by the United Nations to help secure global peace and security.
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Xinhua Commentary: Acting on the Global Security Initiative to protect global peace, prosperity
Soldiers on the Chinese contingent to the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) are awarded the United Nations Peacekeeping Medal ...
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ASEAN envoy to make another visit to Myanmar | Thai PBS World
The special envoy was briefing the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on his upcoming visit to Myanmar which is expected to take in early June ...
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Pakistan-based terror group JeM, LeT maintain training camps in Afghanistan: UN report
India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti, ... The Haqqani Network now largely controls security in Afghanistan, ...
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People for Peace: Breaking prison barriers in Central African Republic - Saudi Gazette
Talking to UN News ahead of the International Day of Peacekeepers, which is ... “I'm the Coordinator of the Security Teams at the Ngaragba Central ...
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What Do You Need To Know and Do About Compromised CTX Module in Python Package Repositories?

 

According to a post on Reddit, evidence was presented that the CTX module in the Python package repositories is performing malicious activity. It is known that the CTX module was updated again after seven years, and more than 750 thousand installations were made.

 

A former CS student examining the module’s source code found that when a new “dictionary” is called using this module, system environment variables are sent to a URL opened on Heroku.

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