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LONDON (Reuters) - Oxfam’s chief executive said criticism of the charity following a sex abuse scandal had been disproportionate, according to comments published on Saturday.
In an interview with British daily the Guardian, Mark Goldring again apologized over allegations of sexual abuse by Oxfam staff in Haiti, which broke last week and have shaken the whole aid sector.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday it would adhere to commitments under its 2015 international nuclear agreement, signed with six world powers to limit its disputed nuclear program.
BEIRUT, ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey never used chemical weapons in its operations in Syria, and takes the utmost care of civilians, a Turkish diplomatic source said, after Syrian Kurdish forces and a monitoring group accused it of carrying out a gas attack in Syria’s Afrin region.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Support for Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) hit a record low, a poll showed, and the party’s leader-in-waiting said she had “no Plan B” should members reject a coalition deal with Angela Merkel’s conservatives.
MUNICH (Reuters) - U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said on Saturday that public reports showed that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was using chemical weapons and added that it was time for the international community to hold the government accountable.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - A South Korean province is considering a proposal to co-host the 2021 Asian Winter Games with North Korea in a bid to strengthen inter-Korean ties, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency said on Saturday, quoting provincial governor Choi Moon-soon.
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - American jumping ace Nathan Chen lived up to his reputation on Saturday, redeeming himself with quadruple jumps after a pair of disastrous skates in Pyeongchang and making Olympic history into the bargain with a brilliant free skate.