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India asks UN to declare 2018 as international year of millets
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Wednesday, 22 November 2017
India asks UN to declare 2018 as international year of millets
India has asked the United Nations to declare 2018 as the ‘International Year of Millets’ and promote it as nutrition-rich smart food across the world. A letter in this regard has been written to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres by Union agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh.Read Full Article ...
 
Moon lauds ex-president in memorial service
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Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Moon lauds ex-president in memorial service
By Jun Ji-hye President Moon Jae-in attended a ceremony marking the second anniversary of the death of former President Kim Young-sam held at Seoul National Ce...
 
Slave auctions in Libya 22.11.2017 | 02:38 mins. The UN secretary general has called for urgent acti
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Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Slave auctions in Libya 22.11.2017 | 02:38 mins. The UN secretary general has called for urgent acti
DW News Slave auctions in Libya. The UN secretary general has called for urgent action, after a recent video emerged of African migrants being sold as slaves i...
 
'Shocking' political rhetoric on refugees aims to poison debate, UN official warns
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Wednesday, 22 November 2017
'Shocking' political rhetoric on refugees aims to poison debate, UN official warns
The language used to describe people caught up in the migration crisis has been attacked by a special representative of the UN as “deliberately invidious” and ...
 
Migrant auctions in Libya 'crime against humanity'
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Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Migrant auctions in Libya 'crime against humanity'
By Addis Getachew ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia. Trading in human beings as witnessed recently in Libya is a "crime against humanity", the chairman of the African Unio...
 
Zimbabwe Parliament Speaker confirms Mugabe has resigned
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Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Zimbabwe Parliament Speaker confirms Mugabe has resigned
HARARE Zimbabwe (Xinhua) -- Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has resigned. His resignation was announced Tuesday by Speaker of Parliament Jacob Mudenda durin...
 
Jubilation as Mugabe resigns after 37 years in power
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Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Jubilation as Mugabe resigns after 37 years in power
Emotion ran high in Zimbabwe on Tuesday as President Robert Mugabe resigned a week after the army and his former political allies moved to end four decades of ...
 
Iran backs greater UN role in Afghan peace process
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Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Iran backs greater UN role in Afghan peace process
Neighbours can help Afghanistan resolve its problems, Iran says, stressing a more active role for the UN in promoting national reconciliation in the war-hit co...
 
CARICOM hails support for hurricane-ravaged countries at pledging conference
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Wednesday, 22 November 2017
CARICOM hails support for hurricane-ravaged countries at pledging conference
Widespread con-cern for CARICOM countries severely affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria was evident at the opening of the CARICOM-UN High Level Pledging Confe...
 
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