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Tanzania: Child workers at risk from mercury
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Saturday, 20 July 2002
Tanzania: Child workers at risk from mercury
Ten-year Tanzanian children are involved in mining activities including washing of rock and collecting and carrying crushed rock that expose them to serious health risks. According to a survey by Tanzanian researchers done in Mbeya, Mwanza and Ruvuma, the children are made to work for long hours with little time to rest or play....
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Interfaith & peace groups urged to embrace solution oriented initiatives
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Friday, 19 July 2002
Interfaith & peace groups urged to embrace solution oriented initiatives
Marc Gopin, Visiting Associate Professor of International Diplomacy and Senior Researcher at The Fletcher School, Tufts University, and Visiting Scholar at the...
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Summit of African, Caribbean and Pacific group (ACP) opened in Fiji
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Friday, 19 July 2002
Summit of African, Caribbean and Pacific group (ACP) opened in Fiji
THE THIRD SUMMIT OF THE AFRICAN, CARIBBEAN AND PACIFIC GROUP (ACP) of states opened in Nadi, Fiji, with delegates expected to discuss their collective strategy...
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New UK forum for hospice and palliative care
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Friday, 19 July 2002
New UK forum for hospice and palliative care
A new UK forum for hospice and palliative care has been established. The incidence of cancer is rising globally. 80% of people suffering from cancer in poor...
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Self study course on response to terrorism
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Friday, 31 May 2002
Self study course on response to terrorism
You are one of the first to arrive on the scene of a suspected terrorist incident. As a first responder trained at the awareness level, you are among the fir...
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    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.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.