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9 million migrants and refugees from 130 countries live in Egypt – Middle East Monitor

The International Organization for Migration said more than nine million migrants and refugees from 130 countries currently live in Egypt. This figure includes the four main communities – four million Sudanese, 1.5 million Syrians, one million Yemenis and one million Libyans. The news was reported earlier this week in Egypt’s Al-Ahram daily, which said the […]

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Global Caravanning Market Report 2022 by Key Players, Types, Applications, Countries, Market Size, Forecast to 2030 – Shanghaiist

The global caravanning market, valued at US$52,652.11 billion in 2022, is expected to reach a value of US$81,595.97 billion in 2030, growing at a CAGR of 13.6%. Global Caravanning Market – Overview The increase in the historical period of caravanning has resulted from a cheaper alternative to traditional holidays, increasing disposable income, rapid technological advancements, […]

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Russia bans adoption by foreigners from ‘enemy countries’

On August 1, a bill was tabled A bill has been introduced in Russia’s State Duma that prohibits citizens of “enemy countries” from adopting Russians, Reuters reported. The list of enemy states of Russia has grown after many countries imposed sanctions on Russia following its invasion of Ukraine in February. This list currently includes the […]

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Asian countries should work together to deal with fallout from Russian-Ukrainian war

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said today (7 August 2022) that South Asia, Southeast Asia and China could work together for economic progress in facing challenges caused by the Russian- Ukrainian. Referring to the Russian-Ukrainian war, Western sanctions and counter-sanctions, she said: “People (across the world) are going through tough times…South Asia, Southeast Asia and the […]

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Fuel prices in Bangladesh lower than prices in neighboring countries: Hasan

Hassan Mahmud. — File photo. Information and Broadcasting Minister Hasan Mahmud said on Saturday that fuel prices in Bangladesh were the same as in India while they were lower than prices in many other neighboring countries. “The government gave Taka a subsidy of 53,000 crore or six billion dollars to the power and power sectors […]

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Putin signs ban preventing investors from ‘unfriendly’ countries from selling stakes in key companies

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has said Russia must take responsibility for an “act of terror” after Kyiv and Moscow blamed each other for strikes at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant. “Today the occupiers have created another extremely risky situation for all of Europe: they have struck the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant twice. Any bombing of […]

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BioReset: the brave new plan for countries affected by drought

Discover how to remove pollutants from wastewater, allowing greater possibility of recycling Researchers are trying to remove pesticides, pharmaceuticals and microplastics from sewage treatment plant waters so they can be recycled and reused for other purposes, such as irrigating agricultural and sports grounds. “It makes no sense to use treated wastewater to, for example, irrigate […]

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Death squads continue to operate in many countries

Shortly after taking office as President of the Philippines in 2016, Rodrigo Duterte made his now infamous vow to cleanse his country of the drug menace, the same promise he made during his fierce campaign during of the last few months. “When I become president,” Duterte had said at a campaign meeting, “I will order […]

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African countries want hippos on endangered species list | The new times

Ten African countries have proposed that the hippo be given the highest protection under the official endangered animals list of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). . Hippos are already listed as an Appendix II species, which means they are not necessarily threatened with extinction but could […]

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Open Doors Producers Lab in Locarno honors nine participants from underrepresented countries | Features

The organizers of this year’s Open Doors Producers’ Lab, which spotlights emerging creative producers with projects in development, selected their participants from the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) territories of Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Peru and Saint Lucia. “The most important factor is that people from underrepresented countries, who are […]

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Trans people excluded from HIV strategic plans in many countries

In a global sample of 60 countries with high HIV prevalence, only 8% fully included trans people in all aspects of their national HIV strategic plans. Some of those countries made no mention of trans people, according to a study presented at the 24th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2022) last week. Trans women are 66 […]

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Activist: “No more conferences on AIDS in racist countries”

MONTREAL, July 29 – Dozens of protesters took to the stage at the opening ceremony of the 24th International AIDS Conference in Montreal to condemn Canada’s refusal to issue visas to “a large number” of delegates from southern countries. AIDS 2022 organizers allowed the protest to take center stage for about 10 minutes, as activists […]

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Everything you need to know as 72 countries set fire to UK for Commonwealth Games

Everything you need to know as 72 countries set fire to UK for Commonwealth Games Photo credit: Sky News The action will begin today in the 21st Commonwealth Games, also known as the British Empire Games. The multi-sport event, held in Birmingham, UK, will see over 5,000 athletes from over 72 nations and territories compete […]

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Pharmaceutical deal gives 90 countries access to cheaper HIV prevention injectables

ViiV’s Deborah Waterhouse and MPP’s Charles Gore announce the new licensing agreement. MONTREAL – Ninety countries will benefit from a voluntary licensing agreement announced Thursday that will allow generic manufacturers to produce a long-acting injectable antiretroviral, cabotegravir (CAB-LA), to protect people from infection with HIV. The maker of CAB-LA, British pharmaceutical company ViiV, has granted […]

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Egypt leads Arab countries in wind and solar power

AL-MUKALLA: The Iran-backed Houthis have brutally tortured and placed abducted model Entesar Al-Hammadi in solitary confinement in Sanaa, government officials have warned. The Houthis abducted the model and actress early last year after abducting her and a friend from a Sanaa street. After her abduction, the militia tortured Al-Hammadi, subjected her to a virginity test […]

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Nearly 250 films from more than 50 countries submitted to the 48th EKOFILM this year

BRNO/PRAHA/ČR – This year, the 48th international environmental film festival EKOFILM will offer a momentous spectacle. A total of 243 documentaries from more than 50 countries participated in the competition. This year, the United States leads with 34 admissions, followed closely by Germany with 27 films. The Czech Republic offers 20 documentaries. The drama team […]

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Myanmar executes activists for first time in decades; Other countries that have executed activists

Myanmar’s ruling military junta has carried out executions for the first time in decades, killing four people, including pro-democracy activists. The executions were detailed in the state-run “Mirror Daily”. Among the men executed were Phyo Zeya Thaw, a former leader of Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy party, and Kyaw Min Yu, a […]

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Hungarian PM says European countries with ‘racial mixing’ are ‘no longer nations’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán came under fire on Saturday after saying in a keynote speech that European countries with “racial mixing” were “no longer nations”. Orbán was giving a speech at the Tusvanyos Summer University in Romania when he made the controversial comments. “We [Hungarians] we’re […]

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What other Arab countries can learn from Saudi Arabia’s fight against tobacco

DUBAI: Tobacco use remains a serious health problem in Middle Eastern and North African countries, which have some of the highest proportions of smokers in the world. Despite this high prevalence of tobacco use in the region, the policies put in place by the Saudi authorities appear to have led to a significant reduction in […]

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India and six other countries vote against UN accreditation of rights groups!

India, along with six other countries, voted against a draft resolution presented by the United States, which recommended that six human rights organizations, blocked for years in the United Nations NGO Committee , are granted special consultative status with the United Nations Economic Commission. and Social Council. The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations recommended 203 groups […]

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As US forces NATO into Asia, countries won’t choose sides

Illustration: Liu Rui/Global Times The NATO summit in Madrid, Spain, set the stage for an attempt to legitimize NATO’s growing penetration into the Indo-Pacific region as opposition to the so-called “Russia-China alliance”. . We’re kind of seeing a reversal now, because after World War II, it was Asia that was unstable, and Europe was the […]

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European countries consider abortion reform following Roe repeal | Top countries

The repeal of Roe v. Wade, the landmark case that protected reproductive rights in the United States, has certainly made waves in North America. But the controversial decision also had ramifications across the Atlantic, where it sparked protests and sparked debate over Europe’s abortion laws. According to the Center for Reproductive Rights, 95% of European […]

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East African countries seek cross-border cooperation to combat wildlife trafficking

Kigali — For many years, East African countries have been considered hotspots for wildlife trafficking. Now conservation organizations have started mobilizing all stakeholders to fight the illegal trade that targets animals – some on the brink of extinction. “Slight progress has been made in combating the illegal trade in wildlife and wildlife products, but governments […]

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Artists from 28 countries come together to respond to the climate crisis with World Weather Network

A library on top of one of London’s oldest skyscrapers; the rainforest, mountains and coastline of Peru; a Canadian island in the Labrador Current. All of these stations are weather stations, but they will not necessarily report changes in temperature or barometric pressure. Instead, they are one of 28 international locations from which writers and […]

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US emissions caused $2 trillion in damage to other countries, study finds

Excessive greenhouse gas emissions from the United States have caused nearly $2 trillion in damage to other countries, according to a new analysis. A Dartmouth College study assessed the impact of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States since 1990. It found that they have contributed to heat waves, crop failures and more natural disasters […]

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40 countries gather in Berlin to fight climate change as Europe ‘burns’ in the heat

As the world reels from the economic fallout from the pandemic and the war in Ukraine, senior officials from 40 countries gathered in Berlin on Monday for one-on-one discussions on how to stay focused on the fight against climate change. The event was the 12th Petersberg Conference on Climate Change and was delivered by UN […]

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NATO responsible for long wars in many countries around the world – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

By Ben Chacko LONDON: The peace movement must break the new ‘taboo’ around criticism of NATO, activists heard at the launch of the Stop the War Nato coalition’s updated brochure: A War Alliance on Tuesday evening in London.“NATO is at the heart of much of what is happening in the world today,” stressed Andrew Murray […]

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Afghanistan is worst among 146 countries surveyed for gender equality (WEF)

Revealing a grim picture of the situation of women in Afghanistan, a report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) ranked Afghanistan as the worst country in terms of gender parity. In the Global Gender Gap Index which was released by the WEF on Wednesday, Afghanistan ranked last in a survey of […]

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bne IntelliNews – Kazakhstan joins club of countries banning Lightyear for gay kissing

Kazakhstan has joined a long list of conservative nations in halting distribution of the children’s cartoon feature Light year because of a scene featuring two women kissing. Culture and Sports Minister Dauren Abayev wrote in a July 14 Facebook post that the decision to withdraw the film, which is produced by Pixar Animation Studios, a […]

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Uber drivers in multiple countries protest low pay and unsafe work after leaks

For South African activist Sechaba Lehana, this week’s series of Uber leaks confirmed his worst fears: the taxi app knew full well the risks faced by drivers and put profits ahead of their well-being . The mass of emails, memos and presentations uncovered by the Guardian – spanning four years and 40 countries – showed […]

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Most Ukrainian refugees expect to stay in host countries until the end of hostilities

Ukrainian officials said there had been sustained Russian shelling in the eastern region of Donetsk on July 13 as Russian forces continued efforts to capture Donbass. In the adjacent Luhansk region, Ukrainian soldiers fought to retain control of two villages as they came under Russian shelling, said Serhiy Hayday, the governor of Luhansk. The Russians […]

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G20 diplomats find no common ground as Western nations pressure Russia over Ukraine war

Ukraine’s military said it launched a major counter-offensive in the south of the country on July 12 as it sought to retake territory taken earlier by Russian troops. Ukrainian military strikes destroyed artillery, armored vehicles and an ammunition warehouse in the town of Nova Kakhovka, the Ukrainian army said at the start of its counteroffensive […]

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Nearly $2 billion in damage inflicted on other countries by US emissions | Climate crisis

The United States has inflicted more than $1.9 billion in damages on other countries from the effects of its greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new analysis that has provided the first measure of nations’ responsibility in fueling the climate crisis. The enormous volume of planet-warming gas pumped by the United States, the largest historical […]

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Human Trafficking to Gulf Countries from Kerala Continues Unabated | Latest India News

“Babysitters and Elder Caregivers Wanted in the Gulf. Attractive compensation and benefits. Women who have crossed 40 contacts. the Malayalam poster managed to catch the eye of the 43-year-old mother of two in Kochi. {{^userSubrated}} {{/userSubrated}} {{^userSubrated}} {{/userSubrated}} Belonging to an economically weaker background, the woman and her family saw a way out. Her husband […]

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PH among the 10 worst countries for workers

Read this in the Manila Times digital edition. THE International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), in its eighth edition of the ITUC Global Rights Index, ranks the Philippines among the 10 countries with “the worst violations of workers’ and trade union rights in 2021”. This is the sixth consecutive year that the Philippines has been ranked […]

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The Carthage Seminars focus on social change in Arab countries – Politics

(ANSAmed) – TUNIS, JULY 6 – After two years of strictly online editions, the Carthage Seminars – an annual forum sponsored by Reset Dialogues on Civilizations on pluralism in the Arab world – is back in person. This year they will be held in collaboration with and at the Tunisian Academy of Sciences, Letters and […]

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Opinion: How money could soon flow from countries like Canada to the developing world to help fight climate change

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers a statement to the press at Elmau Castle in southern Germany at the end of the G7 summit on June 28, 2022. (Photo by John MACDOUGALL / AFP) (Photo by JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP via Getty Images)JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images When G7 leaders wrapped up their summit last week, they gave an […]

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UN urges European countries to stop detaining migrant and refugee children

Along the road to Mecca, Malaysian pilgrims experience the ‘warmth’ of Saudi hospitality KUALA LUMPUR: As Malaysian pilgrims arrive at Kuala Lumpur International Airport for the flight to Saudi Arabia, they are greeted by Saudi officials helping tens of thousands depart for Hajj.The welcome is a pre-departure preview of Saudi hospitality.Malaysia is among five Muslim-majority […]

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Countries rebuild trust in free trade and globalization – News

As the world faces the worst food security crisis in decades, WTO members pledge to make trade in food and agricultural inputs more predictable By Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Published: Mon 4 Jul 2022, 11:00 PM As a beautiful dawn crept over Lake Geneva on June 17, a remarkable thing happened at the headquarters of the World […]

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The war is prompting some European countries to strengthen their military and civilian defenses

July 3, 2022 at 2:00 a.m. EDT Polish Territorial Defense Force recruits undergo weapons training south of Gdansk. (Kasia Strek/Panos Pictures for The Washington Post) Placeholder while loading article actions WARSAW — Days after Russian troops stormed Ukraine in February, Eryk Klossowski made an unusual request to senior executives at the Polish utility company he […]

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Are there roads in foreign countries that honor Jamaica and Jamaicans?

Countries often name streets and roads after the people they admire. The Jamaican government has named some local roads on the island after foreigners, and overseas countries have reciprocated by naming some of their roads after Jamaicans they want to honor. Below is a list of eight foreign country roads named after Jamaicans. 1 – […]

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Egypt and Eswatini are the two worst African countries for workers, according to the ITUC global report

Other countries on the list of the 10 worst countries for workers in 2022 include Bangladesh, Belarus, Brazil, Colombia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Turkey and Guatemala. The index ranks country performance in six categories ranging from 1 to 5+, with higher numbers signifying poor performance status. Countries classified in category 5 are those that have not […]

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After G7 summit, Germany’s climate envoy says rich countries are still lagging behind

Jennifer Morgan, Special Representative for International Climate Policy at the German Foreign Office, speaks during a press conference at the G7 meeting of climate, energy and environment ministers on establishing of a climate and energy partnership between the United States of America and Germany. (Bernd von Jutrczenka/Picture Alliance via Getty Images) This story is part […]

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“In Arab countries, being a journalist is a sedentary and urban profession”, says Slimane Zeghidour, editor-in-chief of TV5

RIYADH: Earlier this month, the French Embassy in Saudi Arabia organized a conference entitled “France and the Arab World – From Charlemagne to the Fifth Republic” moderated by Slimane Zeghidour. Zeghidour, a specialist in regional affairs, is editor-in-chief of the French television channel TV Monde and a researcher at the French Institute for International and […]

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How anti-trans feminism took hold in the UK | Top countries

Since the beginning of 2022, more than 200 laws have been filed in the United States that would seek to restrict the rights of LGBTQ Americans. Of those bills, more than half would specifically target transgender Americans. In the first week of June alone, the state legislatures of Pennsylvania and Ohio passed bills banning transgender […]

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Neighboring countries are main source of Iranian tourism: deputy minister

TEHRAN — Citizens of neighboring countries have been the main source of tourism for Iran since coronavirus restrictions were eased several months ago, Deputy Tourism Minister Ali-Asghar Shalbafian said. He made the remarks at the World Tourism Industry Conference, held in Seoul, South Korea, on June 23, ISNA reported on Tuesday. “A turning point in […]

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The story behind Ireland’s abortion ban and its reversal | Top countries

Now that the United States Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 ruling that legalized abortion in the United States, the nation could find itself on a path similar to that taken by the Irish people from 1983 to 2018. Abortion was first prohibited in Ireland by what was known as the Offenses […]

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Judges rule that EU countries are no longer allowed to collect passengers’ personal data

Airlines are no longer required to share passenger data with European Union countries, at least for flights within member states, the EU Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday. The Court of Justice of the EU has ruled that the obligation for airlines to provide passenger data to national authorities does not respect the right to privacy, […]

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Firm that handles Hajj requests from Western countries received investment from BJP-linked firm, Middle East Eye investigation finds

In a revelation that could ruffle feathers, an investigation by the Middle Eastern Eye discovered that the company commissioned by the Saudi authorities to process applications from potential Hajj pilgrims living in Western countries has received investment from a company whose vice president is close to the Indian government and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP […]

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Africa: Commonwealth countries urged to help arrest genocide fugitives

Activists and survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda are urging Kigali leaders for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to help arrest all alleged genocide perpetrators hiding in their country. Their call came on Wednesday, June 22, a day after the Prince of Wales and his wife, the Duchess of […]

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Ministry to speed up MoU with ASEAN countries to expand markets

KUALA LUMPUR (June 22): The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (K-KOMM) will accelerate the initiative to establish cooperation with ASEAN countries to expand telecommunications and creative industry markets, said his minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa. He said he mentioned during the post-Cabinet meeting on Wednesday morning that K-KOMM should launch the initiative immediately by creating […]

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NSO Pegasus spyware used by at least five EU countries

NSO Pegasus spyware has been used by at least five EU countries, the company admits. The admission was made as part of a European investigation into the impact of Pegasus, with an interim report now published. It’s likely the true figure is higher, with the company promising to provide a “more concrete figure”… What You […]

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Judges clip EU countries’ wings over travel data collection – POLITICO

European Union countries can no longer force airlines to hand over reams of passenger data – at least for flights within the 27-member bloc, according to an EU Supreme Court ruling on Tuesday. The Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) has ruled that requiring airlines to transfer passenger data to national authorities interferes with […]

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Bolsonarism already places Petro’s Colombia among the “communist” countries

Q REPORTS – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has yet to comment on the victory of progressive Gustavo Petro in Sunday’s elections, but his far-right base has already put Colombia on the list of “communist” countries. Lawmaker Eduardo Bolsonaro, one of the sovereign’s sons, was one of the most explicit and posted on his social media […]

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20 countries expected at the African Track Cycling Cup in Abuja

NNN: The President of the Cycling Federation of Nigeria (CFN), Giandomenico Massari, said in Abuja on Friday that the federation was to host 20 countries for the Africa Cup track cycling championship. Massari told News Agency of Nigeria that the championship would be held from July 14-17 at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja. […]

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Rich countries continue discussion over who pays for the COP27 agenda

NOTNegotiators representing dozens of developing countries left Germany empty-handed as wealthy countries blocked their attempts to win compensation for damage caused by climate change. The talks that wrapped up in Bonn on Thursday are a key part of the annual climate agenda, setting the stage for the United Nations-sponsored Conference of the Parties, or COP, […]

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Disney and gay rights: why is “Lightyear” banned in some countries?

Disney and Pixar’s latest film, “Lightyear,” hits theaters this week, but some countries have chosen not to show – or outright ban – the film. The film’s portrayal of an LGBTQ character is fueling controversy. On Tuesday, 14 countries said they would not allow the film to be shown, likely because of the character’s on-screen […]

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Countries haggle all night to save WTO deals

Ministers haggled frantically through Thursday night at the World Trade Organization in a bid to salvage deals on food security, fisheries and the fight against Covid-19. The 164 members of the world trade body have added an additional fifth day of talks to try to break the deadlock at the WTO headquarters in Geneva. But […]

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Global abortion rights advocates fear their country could be next if Roe falls

The concerns highlight not only the long reach of US health systems policy far beyond the Supreme Court’s jurisdiction, but also the precarious state of abortion policies in governments around the world. “We know the impact of this decision will have a ripple effect,” said Bethany Van Kampen Saravia, senior legal and policy adviser at […]

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Dozens of countries condemn China over Xinjiang abuse allegations

HONG KONG — Nearly 50 nations are calling on China to respond to allegations of widespread rights abuses in its western region of Xinjiang and on the UN rights chief to issue a long-delayed report on the allegations. The joint statement delivered to the UN Human Rights Council on Tuesday comes after UN High Commissioner […]

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Iran Int’l Quran Contest A model for other countries: official

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Islamic Republic of Iran’s International Quran Competition is the most credible international Quranic competition in the world, an official has said. Hamid Majidimehr, head of the Center for Quranic Affairs at the Awqaf and Charitable Affairs Organization, added that over the past two years many countries have suspended and postponed their […]

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Why do national dialogues in Arab countries exclude the participation of major parties? – Middle East Monitor

Tunisian President Kais Saied announced in early May the launch of a “national dialogue” to help resolve the political impasse in the North African country that followed his controversial takeover, when he sacked the government and dissolved the elected parliament. Saied, a former law professor, carried out what his opponents, legal experts and political analysts […]

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CITES bans rosewood exports from West African countries, including Ghana

Share this with more people! On June 8, 2022, a historic decision was taken by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). That day, CITES announced the immediate suspension of international trade in West African rosewood. The ban affects all West African countries as well as Cameroon and […]

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Deal with it, Commission tells countries as inflation threatens EU plans – EURACTIV.com

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, thanks to on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. European news you deserve to read. welcome to Capitals by EURACTIV. Today’s edition is powered by NESTEWaste can help fuel sustainable mobilityWe need to reduce transport emissions and we need […]

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West Asian countries should unequivocally speak out against threats from Islamist terrorist groups: Priyanka Chaturvedi

On Wednesday, Shiv Sena MK Priyanka Chaturvedi said West Asian countries that have spoken out strongly against remarks about the Prophet Muhammad should “unequivocally denounce” threats from Islamist terror groups made in the wake of the controversial. Chaturvedi argued that there is a difference between respecting religious feelings and the threats that come with it, […]

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How African Countries Celebrated World Environment Day

The land is ours to till, not waste. Ours to man not maim – Niyi Osundare. Nations around the world celebrated World Environment Day yesterday to raise awareness of deteriorating environmental conditions and encourage people to take positive environmental action globally to help create a better future. This year’s theme was “One Earth”, and one […]

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Exclusion of countries from the Summit of the Americas is a blow to hemispheric democracy – American activist

LOS ANGELES (UrduPoint News/Sputnik – June 07, 2022) The exclusion of Venezuela, Nicaragua and Cuba from the Summit of the Americas is a serious blow to democracy on the continent, Deisy Cabrera, a member of the Coalición de grupos Nuevas Ideas Internacional Monday. “All countries must be heard to present their contributions and demands. Failure […]

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“Why are Muslim countries silent on China? asks a section of activists amid Prophet’s remarks – The New Indian Express

By PTI NEW DELHI: A section of activists and experts on Monday questioned the “silence” of Muslim nations over China’s treatment of minorities and alleged violation of human rights there after some of these countries lodged a protest with India against two BJP officials’ remarks about Prophet Mohammed. The row over alleged derogatory remarks against […]

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Over 550 cases of monkeypox reported in 30 countries according to WHO

Over 550 monkeypox cases reported in 30 countries, WHO says Credit: Twitter @sanidadgob The rise in monkeypox cases across the world was reported by the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) during a press briefing on Wednesday June 1. Speaking on the rise in monkeypox cases, WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said: […]

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iPhone spyware maker NSO wants to sell to countries marked in red

iPhone spyware maker NSO’s financial problems were so severe late last year that it struggled to make a payroll – after the company failed to make a single sale over a period of several months. The company, which sells software to perform remote no-click hacks on iPhones and Android smartphones, has been in deep trouble […]

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International News: In Commonwealth countries, Queen’s Jubilee sparks protests and apathy (6/1/22)

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II walks past Commonwealth flags in St George’s Hall at Windsor Castle on March 6, 2021, England. Steve Parsons ~ pool via AP, file LONDON — After seven decades on the throne, Queen Elizabeth II is widely seen in the UK as a rock in turbulent times. But in the former British […]

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Countries where the government shuts down the internet – 24/7 Wall St.

Fearing social unrest and the loss of control over their populations, the governments that preside over nearly 2.8 billion people around the world have the power to swing Internet access at the whim of kings, military juntas or presidents at life.These blackouts wreak havoc on businesses that depend on connection to the outside world, and […]

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Western countries demand that Russia respect international law – so why don’t they?

With a passion reminiscent of the aftermath of World War II, politicians and commentators are calling for a world order that takes seriously the rules of the United Nations Charter, including respect for sovereignty and fundamental human rights. While Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is the immediate incitement, China’s conduct in the Indo-Pacific region has prompted […]

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School shootings are rare in most developed countries. Why are they so prevalent in America?

In the wake of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, that killed two teachers and 19 students between the ages of 9 and 11, lawmakers, activists and the general public are once again wondering why such tragedies are so unique to the United States. States. According to an analysis conducted by […]

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Drug consumption rooms are ‘pretty normal’ in other countries, says Labor MP Paul Sweeney

A LABOR MSP campaigning for safe drug consumption rooms to be legalized in Scotland has said facilities are “pretty normal” in other parts of the world. Speaking to Times Radio on Saturday morning, Glasgow MSP Paul Sweeney said drug parlors were present in around 150 locations around the world, including New York. He said: “It […]

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“Generate, allocate global funding for least developed countries facing natural disasters”

With a call to generate and allocate the necessary global financing to least developed countries facing natural disasters in order to strengthen the culture of disaster preparedness and invest in technology, the Seventh Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) 2022 ended today (May 27, 2022) in Bali, Indonesia. The seventh GPDRR 2022 adopted four […]

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Monkeypox is spreading in more than 20 countries: WHO

New Delhi: The monkeypox virus has spread to more than 20 countries, with around 200 confirmed cases and more than 100 suspected cases in countries where it is not usually found, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. The global health body has urged countries to increase infectious disease surveillance as outbreaks grow. Maria Van Kerkhove, […]

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What did other countries do after the massacres with firearms?

Around the world, mass shootings frequently encounter a common response: officials impose new restrictions to the possession of weapons. Mass shootings are becoming rarer. Homicides and suicides also tend to decrease. After a British gunman killed 16 people in 1987, the country semi-automatic weapons prohibited like the ones I used. A woman looks at a […]

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Middle Eastern countries rank Japan highly in opinion polls

“By the next decade, 70% of the global economy will be based on the digital economy,” says Deemah AlYahya of DCO DAVOS: Collaboration between governments, the private sector and civil societies is crucial to ensure that the digital economy works for all, according to an international digital innovation expert, who described internet access as “no […]

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As host of COP27, Egypt urges countries to meet their climate commitments

Egypt, host of upcoming UN climate change summit, will push countries to deliver on pledges to sharply cut greenhouse gas emissions, facilitate ‘non-adversarial’ talks on compensating developing countries for the impacts of global warming and will enable climate activists to protest, said the new president of COP27. In an interview with The Associated Press on […]

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Reactions from international civil society to the announcement of IPEF member countries

During President Biden’s trip to Japan today, the White House announced the launch of Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) talks with the United States, Australia, Brunei, India, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Others may join later. Academics and representatives of civil society organizations from these countries, many of […]

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Countries review progress of global compact on migration

Although many migrants have worked on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, risking their own lives to save others, they have sometimes been denied access to basic services and excluded from recovery plans, said said Thursday in New York the Secretary General of the UN, António Guterres. Mr. Guterres was addressing the official opening […]

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Troy Deeney: ‘How about learning what other countries were like before Britain colonized them?’

How has what they learn changed since you were in school? This is not the case ! And that’s the problem. The curriculum has changed when it comes to IT – my son, who is 13, is learning coding and it’s been great. But it doesn’t seem to have caught up in either performance or […]

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EXPLAINER: What you need to know about China’s crackdown on Uyghurs | Top countries

While the Uyghurs have existed for centuries, the conflict surrounding them has only gained global attention in recent years – triggering 43 countries and counting to condemn the Chinese government for its human rights abuses against this community and prompting many to ask: Who is it? group, what is happening to them and what is […]

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Countries where LGBTQ people face the death penalty urged to abolish it

Protesters in London against the death penalty in Iran. (John Keeble/Getty) A number of leading LGBTQ+ organizations have called on 11 countries to end the threat of the death penalty as punishment for gay people. ILGA Asia, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and five other organizations have condemned the use of violence against LGBTQ+ […]

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EDITORIAL: Will Marcos move closer to China and risk alienating democratic countries?

At the end of June, former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. will begin a six-year term as President of the Republic of the Philippines after winning the post in a landslide victory in the May 9 election. The presumed president is the eldest son of former dictator and late president Ferdinand Marcos, who ruled the […]

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Why a growing number of Latin American countries are legalizing abortion

Ali Rogin: In the past three years alone, abortion rights activists in Latin America have celebrated major victories. Their movement is called the Marea Verde, the green wave of green scarves first worn by activists in Argentina. In 2020, this country legalized abortion up to 14 weeks of pregnancy. It was previously treated as a […]

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15 European countries denounce Israeli plans to build more than 4,000 new units for settlers in the West Bank

Fifteen European countries have expressed concern over the Israeli regime’s plans to build nearly 4,500 new illegal settler units in the occupied West Bank. The move constitutes a flagrant violation of international law and stands in the way of a just and lasting solution to the decades-long Palestinian-Israeli conflict, the foreign ministries of France, Belgium, […]

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ASEAN countries to get US investment of $150m

Published: May 13, 2022 5:14:07 p.m. US President Joe Biden opened a gathering of Southeast Asian leaders with a pledge to spend $150 million on infrastructure, security, pandemic preparedness and other efforts to counter influence of rival China. On Thursday, Biden kicked off a two-day summit with the Association of 10 Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) […]

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How debt cancellation could help poor countries prepare for climate change

As the planet heats up, worsening crises are pushing poor countries toward humanitarian catastrophe. Global warming disproportionately threatens the developing world with rising sea levels, more intense storms and scorching heat waves. At the same time, crippling debt is making it harder for many of these countries to prepare for and recover from these disasters. […]