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Despite the UN sanctions against North Korea, Russia is apparently trading weapons and technology which could help Pyongyang’s missile programme.
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The restitution of looted objects from former colonies in Africa is an essential component of post-colonial reparation.
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Africans should get more credit for the abolition of the slave trade.
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