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5 things to know about UN Climate Summit
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
5 things to know about UN Climate Summit
WASHINGTON (AP) - New York will be at the epicenter of the climate change debate next week. More than 120 world leaders will attend a one-day summit on Tuesday at the United Nations on climate. Tens of thousands are expected to march to call for action on global warming. ...Read Full Article ...
 
Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown
Sierra Leone confined its 6 million people to their homes Friday for the next three days as the Ebola-ravaged West African country began what was believed to b...
 
Background paper on engendering political leadership and accountability in Nigeria
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
Background paper on engendering political leadership and accountability in Nigeria
Research for improving policymaking related to non-monetised sectors, such as unpaid care work, is currentIt is difficult to conceive of any public policy to e...
 
Increasing financial investment in women and girls through gender responsive budgeting
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
Increasing financial investment in women and girls through gender responsive budgeting
Research for improving policymaking related to non-monetised sectors, such as unpaid care work, is currentIt is difficult to conceive of any public policy to e...
 
Training on Gender-Responsive Budgeting, Budget Analysis and Policy Advocacy
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
Training on Gender-Responsive Budgeting, Budget Analysis and Policy Advocacy
Research for improving policymaking related to non-monetised sectors, such as unpaid care work, is currentIt is difficult to conceive of any public policy to e...
 
Gender budgeting vital tool for empowerment of African women
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
Gender budgeting vital tool for empowerment of African women
Research for improving policymaking related to non-monetised sectors, such as unpaid care work, is currentIt is difficult to conceive of any public policy to e...
 
3-day Lockdown to Fight Ebola Continues In Sierra Leone
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
3-day Lockdown to Fight Ebola Continues In Sierra Leone
FREETOWN- The streets of Freetown, Sierra Leone's capital, resembled a ghost town Saturday as the nation entered the second day of a three-day lockdown to comb...
 
Ebola can be contained: World Bank
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
Ebola can be contained: World Bank
THE president of the World Bank says the Ebola outbreak could be contained within months if immediate action is taken.Read Full Article ...
 
Opec set to lower output target
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
Opec set to lower output target
VIENNA, 3 days ago Opec's secretary general said he expected the group to lower its oil output target when it meets in late November, which would be its first ...
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U.S. report to place Ebola worst-case projection at 550,000 cases
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
U.S. report to place Ebola worst-case projection at 550,000 cases
Estimate under development by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be released next weekRead Full Article ...
 
Obama unveils $500m plan to beat Ebola
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
Obama unveils $500m plan to beat Ebola
US president to send 3,000 military personnel to West Africa for mission that will include training of health workers.Read Full Article ...
 
As G20 chases growth goal, members differ on how to get there
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
As G20 chases growth goal, members differ on how to get there
Opening a meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bankers, Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey outlined on Saturday an ambitious agenda of boosting world grow...
 
Vice-Speaker Reiterates Iran's Determining Role in World Politics
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
Vice-Speaker Reiterates Iran's Determining Role in World Politics
"Today Iran is an influential political power in the region and on the international scene and plays a decisive role in political issues," Aboutorabi Fard said...
 
Slowing climate change makes economic sense: study
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
Slowing climate change makes economic sense: study
OSLO/LONDON, 4 days ago By Alister Doyle and William Schomberg. Investments to help fight climate change can also spur economic growth, rather than slow it as ...
 
Thousands 'evade' Ebola lockdown in Sierra Leone
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
Thousands 'evade' Ebola lockdown in Sierra Leone
Thousands of people have defied Sierra Leone's three-day lockdown to combat the Ebola virus by crossing the border into Guinea without going through…Read Full ...
 
Cyprus President Flies To London
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
Cyprus President Flies To London
President Of The Republic Of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk 20 September 2014 UK Greek Cypriots to honour President AnastasiadesPresident ...
 
G20 chases growth goal
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
G20 chases growth goal
Financial leaders of the Group of 20 top economies remain committed to chasing higher global growth.Read Full Article ...
 
As G20 chases growth goal, members differ on how to get there
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
As G20 chases growth goal, members differ on how to get there
(Adds French and Canadian comments, Ebola concerns) * Germany pushes back at U.S. calls for more fiscal stimulus. * Goal of faster global growth more distant a...
 
3-day Lockdown to Fight Ebola Continues In Sierra Leone
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
3-day Lockdown to Fight Ebola Continues In Sierra Leone
The streets of Freetown, Sierra Leone's capital, resembled a ghost town Saturday as the nation entered the second day of a three-day lockdown to combat the dea...
 
300 Kurds cross from Turkey to Syria to fight ISIS jihadists
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
300 Kurds cross from Turkey to Syria to fight ISIS jihadists
September 20, 2014 7:46 PM BEIRUT (AFP) - At least 300 Kurdish fighters crossed from Turkey into Syria overnight to battle jihadists from the Islamic State in ...
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Obama: World United in Fight Against IS
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
Obama: World United in Fight Against IS
U.S. President Barack Obama says the U.S. continues to lead its "friend and allies" in the strategy to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the terrorist group kno...
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Belgium prevented jihadist attacks, newspaper says
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
Belgium prevented jihadist attacks, newspaper says
Belgium has thwarted attacks by jihadist fighters returning from war-torn Syria, the L'Echo newspaper reported on Saturday. According to the report, s ecurity ...
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IS Releases Gruesome Full-Length Film
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
IS Releases Gruesome Full-Length Film
The 55-minute film, which uses special effects, graphics and slow-motion replays, shows captives digging their own graves....
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UK Hostage Murder Threat Against Sharia
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
UK Hostage Murder Threat Against Sharia
A group of Muslim scholars has made a direct appeal to Islamic State (IS) militants to release the British hostage Alan Henning. In a video message posted onli...
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Oil price cut for fifth time, petrol price unchanged
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
Oil price cut for fifth time, petrol price unchanged
The Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) slashed the retail prices of some types of oil on September 19, but the price of RON 92 petrol remains unchan...
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Thousands of Syrian Kurds flee to Turkey as Islamic State advances
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
Thousands of Syrian Kurds flee to Turkey as Islamic State advances
SURUC Turkey (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Syrian Kurds have crossed into Turkey in the past 24 hours, fleeing an advance by Islamic State fighters who have...
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Dozens Of Turkish Hostages Freed, As ISIS Advances In Syria
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
Dozens Of Turkish Hostages Freed, As ISIS Advances In Syria
The hostages included diplomats, children and others seized along with Turkey's consulate in Mosul in June. As it celebrates their return, Turkey also receives...
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Diaspora politician: Many Diaspora investors are scared off by corruption in Armenia
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
Diaspora politician: Many Diaspora investors are scared off by corruption in Armenia
Many investors from Diaspora, which are ready to invest in the economy of Armenia, are scared off by the corruption in Armenia, a representative of the social ...
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IS Releases Gruesome Full-Length Film
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
IS Releases Gruesome Full-Length Film
The 55-minute video uploaded to the internet celebrates the campaign in Iraq and Syria and shows captured Syrian soldiers digging their own graves before being...
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Turkish hostages freed, jihadists advance in Syria
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
Turkish hostages freed, jihadists advance in Syria
Forty-nine Turks were freed Saturday more than three months after the Islamic State group kidnapped them in Iraq, as tens of thousands fled across the Syrian b...
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Kurds head to Syria from Turkey to fight militants
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Saturday, 20 September 2014
Kurds head to Syria from Turkey to fight militants
Activists say hundreds of Kurdish fighters are crossing into Syria from Turkey to defend a Kurdish area under attack by Islamic State militants. Click to Conti...
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