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Climate strikes expected to be largest environmental protest in history
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Climate strikes expected to be largest environmental protest in history
Millions of people are set to take to the streets all over the world today in what could be the largest climate protest in history. Britons joining the climate strikes can expect a day of unseasonably warm weather on Friday as they call on businesses and politicians to cut emissions.Read Full Article ...
 
Climate strikes expected to be largest environmental protest in history
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Climate strikes expected to be largest environmental protest in history
Millions of people are set to take to the streets all over the world today in what could be the largest climate protest in history. Britons joining the climate...
 
Principal’s powerful message to climate strikers
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Principal’s powerful message to climate strikers
At least 35,000 people nationwide - and perhaps as many as 225,000 - are set to strike in favour of stronger action on climate change today. And while Prime Mi...
 
Climate strikes expected to be largest environmental protest in history
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Climate strikes expected to be largest environmental protest in history
Millions of people are set to take to the streets all over the world today in what could be the largest climate protest in history. Britons joining the climate...
 
Can 'climate finance' fund a transition to a low-carbon economy?
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Can 'climate finance' fund a transition to a low-carbon economy?
UN Climate Action Summit hopes to catalyse the private sector to lead global shift away from fossil fuels to renewables. United Nations Secretary-General Anto...
 
Russia, China cast vetoes to block UN Syria resolution
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Russia, China cast vetoes to block UN Syria resolution
Germany, Belgium and Kuwait had led the push for the resolution, noting that half a million people have been displaced in Idlib since government forces opened ...
 
Principal’s powerful message to climate strikers
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Principal’s powerful message to climate strikers
And while Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he wants “less activism in schools”, one Sydney school principal sees things differently. Newington College headma...
 
Russia, China cast vetoes to block UN resolution on Syria
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Russia, China cast vetoes to block UN resolution on Syria
UNITED NATIONS: Russia and China on Thursday (Sep 19) vetoed a UN Security Council resolution backed by 12 of the 15 member states that called for a ceasefire ...
 
UN Secretary-General calls for Sudan to be removed from US terror list
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
UN Secretary-General calls for Sudan to be removed from US terror list
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres (UN Photo) UN Secretary-General António Guterres has encouraged the international community to support Sudan, and added ...
 
Principal’s powerful message to climate strikers
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Principal’s powerful message to climate strikers
And while Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he wants “less activism in schools”, one Sydney school principal sees things differently. Newington College headma...
 
United Nations ban Brazil's speech on climate change
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
United Nations ban Brazil's speech on climate change
Brazil joins Saudi Arabia, Japan, Australia, South Korea and the United States as countries with speeches vetoed by the UN. After the South American country's ...
 
Iran says Zarif leaving for UN in NY on Friday
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Iran says Zarif leaving for UN in NY on Friday
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is to leave for New York early Friday to attend the UN General Assembly, his ministry said, after reports he may n...
 
PM Narendra Modi to meet top executives of 16 US companies on Saturday
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
PM Narendra Modi to meet top executives of 16 US companies on Saturday
Apart from addressing the Indian diaspora at Houston, with US President Donald Trump joining him, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the UN General Assem...
 
Russia, China cast vetoes to block UN resolution on Syria
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Russia, China cast vetoes to block UN resolution on Syria
It was Russia's 13th veto of a UN resolution since the Syrian conflict erupted in 2011, highlighting the Security Council's impasse over the issue. Germany, Be...
 
Thousands set for Aussie climate rallies
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Thousands set for Aussie climate rallies
The Global Strike 4 Climate will on Friday take place in 110 towns and cities across Australia, with organisers demanding government and business commit to a t...
 
Lauren Carasik
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Lauren Carasik
. Lauren Carasik is a clinical professor of law and the Director of the International Human Rights Clinic at Western New England University School of Law. 19...
 
Global Strike 4 Climate: Thousands expected to rally
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Global Strike 4 Climate: Thousands expected to rally
The Global Strike 4 Climate will on Friday take place in 110 towns and cities across Australia, with organisers demanding government and business commit to a t...
 
Thousands set for Aussie climate rallies
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Thousands set for Aussie climate rallies
The Global Strike 4 Climate will on Friday take place in 110 towns and cities across Australia, with organisers demanding government and business commit to a t...
 
Top Latin American Issues to Watch at the 2019 UNGA Opening Debate
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Top Latin American Issues to Watch at the 2019 UNGA Opening Debate
The Opening Debate of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly general debate kicks off on Tuesday, September 24. Here’s a look at three issues whose effect...
 
Russia, China cast vetoes to block UN resolution on Syria
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Russia, China cast vetoes to block UN resolution on Syria
It was Russia's 13th veto of a UN resolution since the Syrian conflict erupted in 2011, highlighting the Security Council's impasse over the issue. Germany, Be...
 
Russia, China veto United Nations resolution on Syria ceasefire
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Russia, China veto United Nations resolution on Syria ceasefire
UNITED NATIONS: Russia and China on Thursday vetoed a UN Security Council resolution calling for a ceasefire in Syria's war-torn Idlib province after other mem...
 
Russia, China Cast Vetoes To Block UN Resolution On Syria
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Russia, China Cast Vetoes To Block UN Resolution On Syria
Russia and China on Thursday vetoed a UN Security Council resolution backed by 12 of the 15 member states that called for a ceasefire in Syria's war-torn Idlib...
 
Russia, China veto UN resolution on Syria ceasefire
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Russia, China veto UN resolution on Syria ceasefire
UNITED NATIONS, United States — Russia and China on Thursday vetoed a UN Security Council resolution calling for a ceasefire in Syria's war-torn Idlib province...
 
Saudi Arabia gains membership to IAEA's board of governors for two years
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Saudi Arabia gains membership to IAEA's board of governors for two years
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia said that Saturday’s strikes on two Aramco facilities were an “organized terrorist attack” in a letter to the UN Security Council. The Sau...
 
Saudi Arabia to UN: Aramco strikes were ‘organized terrorist attack’
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Saudi Arabia to UN: Aramco strikes were ‘organized terrorist attack’
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia said that Saturday’s strikes on two Aramco facilities were an “organized terrorist attack” in a letter to the UN Security Council. The Sau...
 
Around the halls: Brookings experts on what to watch for at the UN Climate Action Summit
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Around the halls: Brookings experts on what to watch for at the UN Climate Action Summit
On September 23, the United Nations will host a Climate Action Summit in New York City where UN Secretary-General António Guterres will invite countries to pre...
 
UN Security Council fails to pass ceasefire resolution for Syria's Idlib
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
UN Security Council fails to pass ceasefire resolution for Syria's Idlib
Critics say Russia uses counterterrorism as an argument to justify the atrocities of pro-government forces in Syria. Damascus refers to all rebel groups as ter...
 
UN climate summit asks for 'specific actions' to hit Paris targets
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
UN climate summit asks for 'specific actions' to hit Paris targets
By Carolyn Beeler Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres speaks to the press at United Nations headquarters in the Manhattan borough of New Y...
 
Russia, China cast vetoes to block UN resolution on Syria
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Russia, China cast vetoes to block UN resolution on Syria
It was Russia's 13th veto of a UN resolution since the Syrian conflict erupted in 2011, highlighting the Security Council's impasse over the issue. Germany, Be...
 
Russia, China cast vetoes to block UN resolution on Syria
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Russia, China cast vetoes to block UN resolution on Syria
Russia and China on Thursday vetoed a UN Security Council resolution backed by 12 of the 15 member states that called for a ceasefire in Syria's war-torn Idlib...
 
Thursday’s Daily Brief: Stark childbirth survival figures, Security Council split on Syria, nature-b
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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Thursday’s Daily Brief: Stark childbirth survival figures, Security Council split on Syria, nature-b
Although childbirth survival rates are a “staggering success” compared with the year 2000, one pregnant woman or her child, still dies every 11 seconds from la...
 
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