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Pope Francis, on Sunday called for an end to violence in Peru. Around 50 people have been killed during anti-government demonstrations in the past few weeks. During his weekly address to people gathered at St. Peter’s Square, Pope said, “No to violence, regardless of where it originates. No more deaths. Violence extinguishes the hope of a just solution to problems.” Due to the attempts to dissolve the legislature to prevent an impeachment vote, President Pedro Castillo Terrones @PedroCastilloTe was ousted in December. Since then, protests have erupted in Peru and resulted in the death of around 50 people. Dozens of…

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An Indiana University student was stabbed in the head while riding a bus in Bloomington in an unprovoked attack that officials and the school described as a ‘racially motivated incident.’ “This week, Bloomington was sadly reminded that anti-Asian hate is real,” James Wimbush, the university’s vice president for diversity, said in a statement on Friday. “No one should face harassment or violence due to their background, ethnicity, or heritage.” Meanwhile, Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton condemned the attack, saying in a statement, “We stand with the Asian community and all who feel threatened by this event.” A 56-year-old white woman was…

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