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Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer win 2019 Nobel Economics Prize
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Monday, 14 October 2019
Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer win 2019 Nobel Economics Prize
Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer jointly won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday "for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty." "The research conducted by this year's Laureates has considerably improved our ability to fight global poverty.Read Full Article ...
 
UN envoy pushes to stop ‘blatant’ embargo violations in Libya
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Monday, 14 October 2019
UN envoy pushes to stop ‘blatant’ embargo violations in Libya
TRIPOLI The UN envoy for Libya said he hopes an international conference next month will produce a Security Council resolution committing foreign powers to sto...
 
Ethiopia's Abiy urged to cement 'rights legacy' after Nobel win
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Monday, 14 October 2019
Ethiopia's Abiy urged to cement 'rights legacy' after Nobel win
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was urged to press on with reforms and efforts to heal bitter tensions with neighbour Eritrea after he won the Nobel Peace ...
 
Abiy Ahmed: Meteoric rise of the man trying to remould Ethiopia
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Monday, 14 October 2019
Abiy Ahmed: Meteoric rise of the man trying to remould Ethiopia
The son of poor villagers who became a spy boss, and now the man behind dizzying attempts to reform Africa's fastest-growing economy and heal wounds with Ethio...
 
Russia reportedly bombed four Syrian hospitals in 12 hours
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Monday, 14 October 2019
Russia reportedly bombed four Syrian hospitals in 12 hours
Russian warplanes bombed four hospitals in rebel-held territory in northwestern Syria over a period of just 12 hours earlier this year, the New York Times repo...
 
Ecuador govt, protesters agree deal to end deadly unrest 14 mins ago World
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Monday, 14 October 2019
Ecuador govt, protesters agree deal to end deadly unrest 14 mins ago World
Ecuador's president and indigenous leaders reached an agreement Sunday to end nearly two weeks of violent protests against austerity measures adopted to obtain...
 
Mongolia supports UN initiative on proclaiming 2020 as an International Year of Rangelands and Pasto
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Monday, 14 October 2019
Mongolia supports UN initiative on proclaiming 2020 as an International Year of Rangelands and Pasto
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Agricultural development, food safety and nutrition issues were discussed at the Second Committee Meeting of the 74 th Session of the UN...
 
National Day congratulations reveal China's expanding "friend circle"
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Monday, 14 October 2019
National Day congratulations reveal China's expanding
BEIJING, Oct. 14 (Xinhua) -- Around the time the People's Republic of China (PRC) celebrated the 70th anniversary of its founding, congratulatory messages pour...
 
MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the situation of people with albinism in a number of sub-Saharan African
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Monday, 14 October 2019
MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the situation of people with albinism in a number of sub-Saharan African
B9?0102/2019. Motion for a European Parliament resolution on the situation of people with albinism in a number of sub-Saharan African countries. The European P...
 
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    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
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