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UN chief appoints new envoy for Great Lakes Region
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
UN chief appoints new envoy for Great Lakes Region
UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced Tuesday the appointment of Huang Xia of China as his special envoy for the Great Lakes Region. Xia succeeds Said Djinnit of Algeria, to whom the secretary-general is deeply grateful for his dedicated service and....Read Full Article ...
 
New sulphur fuel laws look set to shake up the shipping industry
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
New sulphur fuel laws look set to shake up the shipping industry
Each year, billions of tonnes of goods traverse oceans on ships the size of warehouses. With the spread of globalisation, the volume of goods traded by sea has...
 
We need diplomacy not sanctions for peace in Syria
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
We need diplomacy not sanctions for peace in Syria
Many Democrats have been confused by ’s announced withdrawal of troops from Syria, and some have called the withdrawal a mistake. Yet Trump’s announcement is n...
 
World: Dutch Minister Sigrid Kaag highlights the vital importance of education in crisis
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
World: Dutch Minister Sigrid Kaag highlights the vital importance of education in crisis
PARTNER VOICES Q&A. ‘In times of crisis, education offers stability, security, prospects for the future, and opportunities to acquire vital knowledge and skill...
 
Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete – speech for Post-COP24 High Level Debate
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete – speech for Post-COP24 High Level Debate
Source: European Union. Excellencies, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be here with you today – and I would like to thank the Po...
 
Canada anticipating U.S. will proceed with extradition request for Huawei exec
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Canada anticipating U.S. will proceed with extradition request for Huawei exec
OTTAWA – The federal government is expecting the U.S. to proceed with its extradition request for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in the next week or so, with of...
 
Elmer N. Manuel
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Elmer N. Manuel
United Nations (UN) Secretary-General General António Guterres expressed optimism that the global economy will... Born at the turn of this century, the Daily ...
 
POLITICS OF CLIMATE CHANGE
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
POLITICS OF CLIMATE CHANGE
Bangladesh has a long tradition of national development planning under the aegis of the General Economics Division (GED) of the Planning Commission, through th...
 
UN names Kuwaiti economist Rola Dashti as ESCWA chief
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
UN names Kuwaiti economist Rola Dashti as ESCWA chief
Amir meets, congratulates former minister on appointment KUWAIT: HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah receives newly-appointed Executive Secreta...
 
Satellite images show aftermath of Israeli strikes on Syria
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Satellite images show aftermath of Israeli strikes on Syria
Dear Reader, As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainab...
 
Sri Lanka at the mercy of a... 2019-01-22 Read More
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
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(Standing) Officers of the 2018 intake of the Sri Lanka Foreign Service and several mid-level officers serving the Ministry with Minister Tilak Marapana. Seate...
 
Russian Academy Walks Back Honorary Degree For Orthodox Patriarch
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Russian Academy Walks Back Honorary Degree For Orthodox Patriarch
Following an outcry from its academics, the Russian Academy of Sciences has decided to retract its decision to name the head of the Russian Orthodox Church an ...
 
IDF officer hurt by gunfire, Hamas fighter killed as Gaza border heats up
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
IDF officer hurt by gunfire, Hamas fighter killed as Gaza border heats up
An Israeli soldier was injured and a fighter with the Hamas terror group killed Tuesday in an exchange of fire along the Gaza border, as the restive frontier s...
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Lebanon: ‘Mossad agent’ arrested over attempted killing of Hamas official
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Lebanon: ‘Mossad agent’ arrested over attempted killing of Hamas official
BEIRUT — Lebanon’s army said Tuesday it had arrested a suspected agent of Israel’s spy agency Mossad over a failed bid to assassinate a Hamas official in the s...
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occupied Palestinian territory: Nickolay Mladenov, Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Pro
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
occupied Palestinian territory: Nickolay Mladenov, Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Pro
Mr. President, Members of the Security Council, Minister Marsudi, thank you for joining us today As 2019 begins, we should have no illusions about the dangerou...
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Israeli shelling kills Gaza militant after officer wounded
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Israeli shelling kills Gaza militant after officer wounded
JERUSALEM Israeli shelling of the Gaza Strip on Tuesday killed a Palestinian militant and wounded four others shortly after an Israeli soldier was shot on the ...
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Palestinian killed by Israeli tank fire near Gaza border: Gaza ministry
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Palestinian killed by Israeli tank fire near Gaza border: Gaza ministry
NNA - A Palestinian was killed by Israeli tank fire along the Gaza border Tuesday, the health ministry in the strip said. Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra to...
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Hamas militant killed by Israeli fire after soldier injured: officials
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Hamas militant killed by Israeli fire after soldier injured: officials
GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories, Jan 22, 2019 (BSS/AFP) – A Hamas militant was killed by Israeli tank fire along the Gaza border Tuesday, the health ministr...
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Prominent Turkish journalist sentenced to six years in jail for 'disclosing state secrets'
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Prominent Turkish journalist sentenced to six years in jail for 'disclosing state secrets'
Ilicak wrote the article on the General Staff in 2015 for a newspaper linked to Gulenist movement, according to Hurriyet daily. Her lawyer Kemal Ertug Derin to...
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Rep. Omar apologizes for tweet about Israel
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Rep. Omar apologizes for tweet about Israel
(D-Minn.) expressed regret for saying in a 2012 tweet that “Israel has hypnotized the world” while doing “evil,” saying she had not realized her words would be...
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Russian Academy Walks Back Honorary Degree For Orthodox Patriarch
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Russian Academy Walks Back Honorary Degree For Orthodox Patriarch
Following an outcry from its academics, the Russian Academy of Sciences has decided to retract its decision to name the head of the Russian Orthodox Church an ...
 
Rep. Omar Acknowledges ‘Unknowingly’ Using ‘Anti-Semitic Trope’ In 2012
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Rep. Omar Acknowledges ‘Unknowingly’ Using ‘Anti-Semitic Trope’ In 2012
Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar explained Tuesday that she was unaware of the anti-Semitic connotations associated with the word “hypnotized” in relation t...
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Israeli shelling kills Gaza militant after officer wounded
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Israeli shelling kills Gaza militant after officer wounded
JERUSALEM Israeli shelling of the Gaza Strip on Tuesday killed a Palestinian militant and wounded four others shortly after an Israeli soldier was shot on the ...
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Government halts transfer of Qatari money to Gaza
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Government halts transfer of Qatari money to Gaza
. A political source was quoted as saying that following recent events in the Gaza Strip and in consultation with security bodies, Prime Minister Netanyahu de...
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Ilhan Omar backtracks from anti-Israel tweet
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Ilhan Omar backtracks from anti-Israel tweet
Freshman Somali Congresswoman admits tweet Israel "hypnotized the world" was "offensive" and anti-Semitic. Rep. Ilhan Omar disavowed a 2012 tweet in which she...
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UN appoints Kuwait's Rola Dashti as ESCWA Chief
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
UN appoints Kuwait's Rola Dashti as ESCWA Chief
The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced the appointment of Rola Dashti of Kuwait as the next Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and...
 
Fuel crisis rapidly draining last ‘coping capacities’ of Palestinians in Gaza
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Fuel crisis rapidly draining last ‘coping capacities’ of Palestinians in Gaza
“Acute fuel shortages are rapidly exhausting the last coping capacities of the health system in Gaza, which is struggling with chronic shortages of pharmaceuti...
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Car bomb explodes in Assad's Syria stronghold Latakia
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Car bomb explodes in Assad's Syria stronghold Latakia
GAZA CITY, Palestinian territories: An Israeli tank shelled a Hamas site in the northern Gaza Strip on Tuesday after gunfire at soldiers near the border fence,...
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Israel successfully tests advanced missile defense system
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Israel successfully tests advanced missile defense system
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it has successfully tested the country's advanced missile defense system capable of defending against ballistic missile threats outside the atmosphere. The Defense Ministry says Tuesday's successful test of the Arrow-3 interceptor is "a major milestone" in Israel's.......
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World Bank to almost double climate
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
World Bank to almost double climate
The Washington-based development bank has pledged an average of $10bn a year in climate financing – since 2015 it has given an average of $5bn of climate finan...
 
Lavrov, Pedersen: It is important to launch work of Syrian Constitutional Commission as soon as poss
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Lavrov, Pedersen: It is important to launch work of Syrian Constitutional Commission as soon as poss
[22/?????/2019] SANAA, Jan. 22 (Saba) - The Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and UN Secretary-General special envoy to Syria, Geir Pedersen, stressed the...
 
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