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Agriculture Codex Alimentarius: protecting health, facilitating trade (An FAO Feature) 21 january 2018 07:29:30 Rome, Italy (PANA) - Eradicating world hunger can only be achieved if food is safe, nutritious and of good quality. Full text... ©-Panapress-21 january 2018 07:29:30-thread Agriculture (684words) AfDB inspires Nigerian school children with ‘Farming is Cool’ competition 17 january 2018 06:55:32 Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - As part of its goal to see a generational shift in agriculture on the continent, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has taken its ‘Farming is Cool’ initiative to school,

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Labour warns of 'conflict of interest risk' with supplier oversight | Business | The Guardian


Labour warns of 'conflict of interest risk' with supplier oversight Research finds those policing public sector contractors such as Carillion often sit on company boards Sun 21 Jan 2018 13.18 EST Last modified on Sun 21 Jan 2018 15.19 EST Share on Messenger Close Carillion offices in Sheffield. Its collapse has raised fears of domino effect on the UK economy. Photograph: Gary Calton for the Observer Labour has warned that the crown representatives who are supposed to police public sector suppliers such as the failed construction company Carillion face potential conflicts of interest, as its ow,

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Mike Pence arrives in Israel after tense meeting with King Abdullah of Jordan | US news | The Guardian


Mike Pence arrives in Israel after tense meeting with King Abdullah of Jordan Abdullah appeals for effort to ‘rebuild trust and confidence’ Pence is first senior US visitor to region since Jerusalem move Guardian staff and agencies Share on Messenger Close Vice-President Mike Pence meets King Abdullah and Queen Rania, far right, of Jordan in Amman. Photograph: Yousef Allan/AFP/Getty Images Vice-President Mike Pence began a visit to Israel on Sunday, after a tense meeting in Jordan in which King Abdullah appealed for an effort to “rebuild trust and confidence” shattered by US recognition of Jer,

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The turbulence in the bond market - Livemint


Livemint Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint The Indian bond market has traditionally been condemned to live in the shadow of the equities market. It has had two unexpected moments in the sun in recent weeks. The government announced on 27 December that it would need to borrow an extra Rs50,000 crore to fund the fiscal deficit. Benchmark bond yields jumped by 18 basis points the next day. The yield curve—or the gap between call money rates and the yield on 10-year bonds—was already at its steepest in the past seven years. The steep yield curve is a reflection of concerns about the inflationary con,

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Africa’s first elected female leader steps down - The Manila Times Online


You are at: Home » News » World » At a Glance »Africa’s first elected female leader steps down Africa’s first elected female leader steps down At a Glance MONROVIA: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who shared the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize as a champion of women’s rights, is stepping down after making history as Africa’s first elected female president in Liberia. Taking the reins of a nation that had just emerged from a civil war leaving an estimated 250,000 dead, Sirleaf will be remembered for maintaining peace and attracting massive donor funding as she rebuilt her country from scratch over 12 years in po,

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EDITORIAL - Vulnerable to abuse | Opinion, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com


Opinion Skinning Left, pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 Opinion ( Leaderboard Top ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 EDITORIAL - Vulnerable to abuse  (The Philippine Star) | Updated January 22, 2018 - 12:00am Following numerous reports of maltreatment by employers and even deaths, the government has suspended the deployment of workers to Kuwait. The cases are being investigated to determine the Philippines’ final move. Previous bans in other countries have been reversed. The reports from Kuwait should provide impetus for the government to intensify efforts to create an environment that will provide,

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Turkish offensive in Syria claims first fatality | World, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com


World Skinning Left, pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 World ( Leaderboard Top ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 Turkish offensive in Syria claims first fatality  (Associated Press) | Updated January 22, 2018 - 6:11am Turkish military trucks carrying tanks and other armoured vehicles cross through a border gate into a Turkish-controlled region of the Oncupinar border crossing with Syria, known as Bab al Salameh in Arabic, near the city of Kilis, Turkey, late Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. The deployment occurred hours after dozens of Turkish jets bombed Syrian Kurdish militia targets in the enclave of Af,

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House eyes plebiscite sans Senate approval - The Manila Times Online


You are at: Home » News » Headlines »House eyes plebiscite sans Senate approval House eyes plebiscite sans Senate approval Headlines Proposed revisions to the Constitution will be submitted for approval in a plebiscite even if the Senate does not join a Constituent Assembly with the House of Representatives, a lawmaker said on Sunday. Rep. Eugene de Vera of ABS Party-list, co-author of a resolution calling for the convening of the House of Representatives into a Constituent Assembly, said that as long as the required votes of three-fourths of all the members of Congress were secured, the propo,

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Dolores O’Riordan rest in peace | Entertainment, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com


Entertainment Skinning Left, pagematch: , sectionmatch: 1 Entertainment ( Leaderboard Top ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 Dolores O’Riordan rest in peace SOUNDS FAMILIAR By Baby A. Gil  (The Philippine Star) | Updated January 22, 2018 - 12:00am It was Dolores’ singing that gave the Cranberries its distinctive sound The time was more than 20 years ago. The title of the song was Linger. It was by a new group who called themselves The Cranberries. It was quite good, too, with a very commercial hook. “But I’m in so deep/ you know I’m such a fool for you/ you got me wrapped around your finger/ Do,

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More texts turned over from FBI agent taken off Mueller team - ABC News


Yahoo!-ABC News Network | © 2018 ABC News Internet Ventures. All rights reserved. More texts turned over from FBI agent taken off Mueller team By eric tucker, associated press WASHINGTON — Jan 21, 2018, 3:30 PM ET 0 Shares Star Charles Dharapak/AP Photo In this Oct. 28, 2013, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller on Nov. 1, 2017. 0 Shares Email Interested in Russia Investigation? Add Russia Investigation as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Russia Investigation news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Russia Investigation Add Interest The Justice Department has turned over ,

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Pence Sharpens Shutdown Attacks in Remarks to Overseas Troops - Bloomberg


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Pence arrives in Israel on visit overshadowed by Trump's Jerusalem declaration | Reuters


January 21, 2018 / 6:06 PM / in an hour Pence arrives in Israel on visit overshadowed by Trump's Jerusalem declaration Jeff Mason 5 Min Read JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence began a visit to Israel on Sunday after being praised as a “great friend” by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and shunned by the Palestinians over U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. It is the highest-level U.S. visit to the region since President Donald Trump made his declaration on Dec. 6 and promised to begin the process of moving the American embassy to the city, whose status is at ,

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Despite its failings, Canada Post is worth saving


Despite its failings, Canada Post is worth saving The Gazette  Share Adjust Comment Print MONTREAL - The last time we had a postal strike was 14 years ago. It was another century. Times and technology have greatly changed since then. Back then the federal government, responding to public pressure, legislated the posties back to work after two weeks. This time, as the postal union launched strike action late last week that includes stoppage of service in Montreal today, the question was not so much how the country would cope with any disruption as whether we would care, or even notice. As a re,

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School board election campaign heats up at EMSB


School board election campaign heats up at EMSB Marian Scott, Montreal Gazette  10.20.2014 Rookie school commissioner Julien Feldman (second from left} and other commissioners at the English Montreal School Board meeting in March 2008. John Kenney / Montreal Gazette Share Adjust Comment Print The Nov. 2 school board election got down and dirty Monday, with outgoing English Montreal School Board chairperson Angela Mancini attacking a commissioner for a â€œblatant record of misconduct”, while opponent Anne Lagacé Dowson retorted by accusing Mancini of playing “sandbox politics”. ,

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The Latest: Russia warned Kurdish officials of Turkey attack - KRISTV.com | Continuous News Coverage | Corpus Christi


The Latest: Russia warned Kurdish officials of Turkey attack - KRISTV.com | Continuous News Coverage | Corpus Christi Member Center: The Latest: Russia warned Kurdish officials of Turkey attack Posted: Updated: (Can Erok/DHA-Depo Photos via AP). Turkish military trucks carrying tanks and other armoured vehicles cross through a border gate into a Turkish-controlled region of the Oncupinar border crossing with Syria, known as Bab al Salameh in Arabic, near the ... (Can Erok/DHA-Depo Photos via AP). Turkish military trucks carrying tanks and other armoured vehicles cross through a border gate int,

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One-upmanship behind rise of various Karni Senas | Jaipur News - Times of India


One-upmanship behind rise of various Karni Senas One-upmanship behind rise of various Karni Senas tnn | Jan 21, 2018, 23:40 IST Jaipur: In a state where politics is believed to be completely caste-driven, the various Karni Senas, which identify themselves as social organisations, use politics to the hilt. These Rajput outfits might be standing together today but behind this portrayed unity are differences arising from political aspirations and a strong undercurrent of one-upmanship. Amidst growing clamour over ban on the controversial movie 'Padmaavat', Sena's splinter groups are seeking to ou,

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NDP candidate says party focuses on helping people | Shoreline Beacon


NDP candidate says party focuses on helping people By Scott Dunn , Sun Times, Owen Sound Sunday, January 21, 2018 2:59:59 EST PM Karen Gventer promised people would come first after she was named the Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound New Democratic Party provincial candidate at a meeting Saturday in Owen Sound. (Scott Dunn/The Sun Times) Change text size for the story Print Report an error OWEN SOUND -  When Karen Gventer's name was announced Saturday as the local NDP's candidate for the June provincial election, the riding association president said he thought he heard "Caring" Gventer. Given the N,

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Canada’s new envoy to Israel a strong critic of Palestinian leaders


    Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird with Vivian Bercovici, who was appointed as Canada’s new ambassador to Israel. Photograph by: Handout/Foreign Affairs , Postmedia News OTTAWA — Just days before Prime Minister Stephen Harper visits the Middle East, his government has announced the appointment of a new ambassador to Israel who has publicly expressed strong criticism in the past of Palestinian leaders. Toronto lawyer Vivian Bercovici becomes Canada’s envoy and will bolster the Harper government’s stance as a fervent ally of Israel. It’s the second time in recent mo,

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Turkey, Russia finalize deal on anti-missile defence system


Turkey, Russia finalize deal on anti-missile defence system   By Suzan Fraser, The Associated Press December 29, 2017       FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 file photo, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, shakes hands with Russia's President Vladimir Putin, left, following their joint news statement after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey. NATO-member Turkey has finalized a deal with Moscow to purchase a Russian-made anti-missile system. Under the deal announced by Turkish defense officials on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. Turkey would buy at least one S-4,

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'They must be defeated. There truly is no other option.': Wall on Paris attacks


'They must be defeated. There truly is no other option.': Wall on Paris attacks Jason Warick, The StarPhoenix  Share Adjust Comment Print Saskatchewan premier Brad Wall has condemned the recent terror attacks in Paris and called for Canada to continue offering air support in the fight against ISIS. "Like all Canadians, I am saddened and angered by the brutal attacks on the people of Paris by radical Islamist terrorists. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the people who were killed and wounded, all of their loved ones and all of the people of France," Wall said in a statement released S,

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Web Junkie filmmakers dissect Internet addiction


Web Junkie filmmakers dissect Internet addiction Katherine Monk, Postmedia News  11.18.2014 Web Junkie was filmed inside a controversial Internet re-education camp. Most of the residents are boys.Cinematheque / Postmedia News Web JunkieCinematheque / Postmedia News Share Adjust Comment Print It only takes five minutes for filmmakers Hilla Medalia and Shosh Shlam to start disagreeing. Though the two Israeli filmmakers worked together on the new documentary Web Junkie, there’s still a deep rift of opinion about how they view the Internet. Medalia is a self-described “heavy,

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Betting on a shore thing: Four megaship veterans try cruising on a smaller scale | National Post


Betting on a shore thing: Four megaship veterans try cruising on a smaller scale On a nine-day European voyage, travellers trade over-the-top amenities for more time at their ports of call The Azamara Journey edges close to Santorini. The 690-passenger ship offers vacationers more time on land and the opportunity to visit ports that aren't accessible to larger ships.Azamara Club Cruises Viking spirit: Longship cruise a lovely way to explore the world Some people like hosting relatives at their homes. We prefer cruising with family because it gives us time together (and apart), plus interesting,

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Living kidney donors face higher health risks during later pregnancies: Study


Living kidney donors face higher health risks during later pregnancies: Study Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press  11.17.2014 A new study says that women who have donated a kidney are at higher risk of developing gestational hypertension or a potentially dangerous condition called pre-eclampsia during pregnancies that follow the donation.Rafael Ben-Ari / Fotolia.com Dr. Amit Garg, a scientist at Ontario's Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and director of the living donor program at Lawson Health Research Institute at the London Health Sciences Centre, poses in this undated h,

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Defiant Kentucky clerk — fresh out of jail — vows not to authorize same-sex marriage licences


Defiant Kentucky clerk — fresh out of jail — vows not to authorize same-sex marriage licences Claire Galofaro, The Associated Press  09.14.2015 Surrounded by Rowan County Sheriff's deputies, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, centre, with her son Nathan Davis standing by her side, makes a statement to the media at the front door of the Rowan County Judicial Center in Morehead, Ky., Monday. Davis makes a statement to the media Monday. Share Adjust Comment Print MOREHEAD, Ky. — A defiant Kentucky clerk said Monday she will not interfere with her deputies if they keep issuing marriage licences to s,

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New YEGfest hopes to coexist with Bermuda and Kaleido


New YEGfest hopes to coexist with Bermuda and Kaleido Sandra Sperounes, Edmonton Journal  09.09.2015 YEGfest, a two-day showcase of more than 15 Edmonton musicians and visual artists, will make its debut at Heritage Amphitheatre in Hawrelak Park. Maya Fuhr / Edmonton Journal Think festival season is over? It’s just heating up, my friends. This weekend alone, three music and arts festivals are vying for your eyes and ears — YEGFest, Bermuda and Kaleido , now in its 10th year on 118th Avenue. YEGfest , a two-day showcase of more than 15 Edmonton musicians and visual artists, will ma,

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Herdsmen/Farmers clash: FG’ll not forcefully take land for cattle colony – Ogbeh - Vanguard News


Vanguard News A Nigerian newspaper and Online version of the Vanguard, a daily publication in Nigeria covering Nigeria news, Niger delta, general national news, politics, business, energy, sports, entertainment, fashion,lifestyle human interest stories, etc Search for: Home » News » Herdsmen/Farmers clash: FG’ll not forcefully take land for cattle colony – Ogbeh Herdsmen/Farmers clash: FG’ll not forcefully take land for cattle colony – Ogbeh On …. as Agro-dealers express fear over food scarcity By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA – THE Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has ma,

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France calls for UN Security Council meeting over Syria – Punch Newspapers


+1 France has called for a United Nations Security Council meeting over “humanitarian risks” as fighting escalates in Syria, its foreign minister said on Sunday in Algiers. “France is very preoccupied by the situation in Syria and by the brutal degradation of the situation,” Jean-Yves Le Drian said. “This is why we have called for a Security Council meeting to evaluate all the humanitarian risks, which are very serious,” he said on the sidelines of a meeting for western Mediterranean countries. His comments came after Turkish forces on Saturday launched an operation to oust Kurdish militia fro,

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Why is Jerusalem so central to Pence's Middle East visit? | Reuters


January 21, 2018 / 12:21 PM / Updated 7 hours ago Why is Jerusalem so central to Pence's Middle East visit? Reuters Staff 7 Min Read JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s planned trip to Israel on Sunday has been overshadowed by President Donald Trump’s announcement last month that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and will start the process of moving its embassy there. Pence, an evangelical Christian, plans to meet Israeli leaders and to visit the Western Wall, the Israeli parliament and a Holocaust remembrance center in Jerusalem during the tw,

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Inside Ashley Madison: Calls from crying spouses, fake profiles and the hack that changed everything


Inside Ashley Madison: Calls from crying spouses, fake profiles and the hack that changed everything Claire Brownell, Financial Post  09.15.2015 Ashley_Madison_C_MF / Financial Post People leave the office tower where Avid Life Media, the parent company of hacked adultery website Ashley Madison, in Toronto. / Financial Post Whatever else you’ve heard, the employees confirm that there really were actual live women who signed up to cheat on Ashley Madison. / Financial Post Noel Biderman, former chief executive of Avid Life Media Inc. / Financial Post Share Adjust Comment Print The hardest custo,

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Kinahan-Hutch conflict: Death toll stands at 14


By using this website, you consent to our use of cookies. For more information on cookies see our Cookie Policy . X Kinahan-Hutch conflict: Death toll stands at 14 Roll of dishonour runs to double figures with no end in sight for this murderous campaign about 3 hours ago Victims of the Hutch-Kinahan feud (clockwise from top left): Gary Hutch, David Byrne, Eddie Hutch, Michael Barr, Martin O’Rourke and Noel Duggan     Gary Hutch September 24th, 2015, Spain Gary Hutch (34) was gunned down beside a swimming pool in a communal area of the Angel de Miraflores apartments complex, near Marbella on th,

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Supermarket chain stirs passion, outrage with World War I advertisement | video


Supermarket chain stirs passion, outrage with World War I advertisement | video Danica Kirka, The Associated Press  11.21.2014 In this handout still image of a television advertisement, released by Sainsbury's on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, an actor dressed as a German WWI soldier, right, and an actor dressed as a British WWI soldier left, shake hands. The 40-second mini-movie depicts the WWI 1914 Christmas Truce, when soldiers lay down their arms for a few hours to celebrate the holiday together in no-man's land. (AP Photo/Sainsbury's) Share Adjust Comment Print LONDON - Artillery booms. A trenc,

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Ferguson grand jury calls for no charges to be laid against police officer who fatally shot unarmed black teen Michael Brown


Ferguson grand jury calls for no charges to be laid against police officer who fatally shot unarmed black teen Michael Brown Associated Press  11.25.2014 Michael Brown, 18, was shot and killed in a confrontation with a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9, 2014. Police departments across the country are bracing for large demonstrations when a grand jury decides whether to indict officer Darren Wilson, who killed the unarmed black teenager. St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch announces the grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug,

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Turkey says its troops have entered Syria in fight against Kurdish militias - The Washington Post


Middle East Turkey says its troops have entered Syria in fight against Kurdish militias Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters next to his wife Emine Erdogan during a rally in Bursa, Turkey, January 21, 2018. (Handout/Reuters) By Erin Cunningham and Louisa Loveluck By Erin Cunningham and Louisa Loveluck January 21 at 12:10 PM Follow @erinmcunningham Follow leloveluck ISTANBUL — Turkey on Sunday opened a new front in its assault on Kurdish militias in northern Syria, launching a ground offensive with allied Syrian rebels and injecting new uncertainty into an already volatile ,

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More texts turned over from FBI agent taken off Mueller team - CBS News


CBS/AP January 21, 2018, 1:55 PM More texts turned over from FBI agent taken off Mueller team Email WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department has turned over to Congress additional text messages involving an FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team following the discovery of derogatory comments about President Trump. But the department also said in a letter to lawmakers that its record of messages sent to and from the agent, Peter Strzok , was incomplete because the FBI, for technical reasons, had been unable to preserve and retrieve about five months' wort,

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Can America be a Good Place again? | openDemocracy


Can America be a Good Place again? Manuel Nunes Ramires Serrano 21 January 2018 Americans need to remind themselves that it´s possible to act morally in an amoral world, and shape each other’s attitudes by opening up a debate about what is good and bad. Amnesty International hold a protest with 100 'Statues of Liberty', to mark US President Donald Trump first 100 days in office. 29 April 2017. Yui Mok/PA Archive/PA Images. All rights reserved. “It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.” - Eleanor Roosevelt America is sliding into a darker version of itself. The view that liberal ,

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The Guardian view on sporting diplomacy: scoring not shooting | Editorial | Opinion | The Guardian


The Guardian view on sporting diplomacy: scoring not shooting The joint North-South Korean ice hockey team planned for next month’s Winter Olympics is a small win, whatever their fortunes on the rink Sun 21 Jan 2018 12.55 EST Last modified on Sun 21 Jan 2018 12.57 EST Share on Messenger Close South Korea (in white) against North Korea (in red) in an International Ice Hockey Federation Women’s World Championship group match in 2017. Photograph: Ahn Young-joon/AP Will a flag and half a dozen ice hockey sticks solve the nuclear crisis on the Korean peninsula? Of course not. If, as planned, a join,

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Residents want public housing built on Hong Kong golf course site, survey finds | South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post Residents want public housing built on Hong Kong golf course site, survey finds   Residents want public housing built on Hong Kong golf course site, survey finds Some 70 per cent of respondents to poll said Fanling course was taking up too much land PUBLISHED : Sunday, 21 January, 2018, 9:17pm UPDATED : Sunday, 21 January, 2018, 10:56pm Why go easy on secretary for justice in illegal structures saga? 21 Jan 2018 Close to three-quarters of residents feel that a 170-hectare golf course in Fanling is occupying too much land, while 56 per cent feel that the government shou,

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Assad slams Turkey’s Syria offensive as ‘support for terrorism’ | South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post Assad slams Turkey’s Syria offensive as ‘support for terrorism’   Assad slams Turkey’s Syria offensive as ‘support for terrorism’ PUBLISHED : Sunday, 21 January, 2018, 10:33pm UPDATED : Sunday, 21 January, 2018, 10:33pm IS ‘gangsta jihadi’ who held a severed head on camera is killed in Syria 20 Jan 2018 President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday condemned Turkey’s offensive against Kurdish militia in the northern Syrian region of Afrin, saying it was part of Ankara’s support for extremist groups. Turkey and allied Syrian rebels entered the Afrin region on Sunday, a day after ,

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Moses Kuria: Raila’s swearing-in has been called off :: Kenya - The Standard


Share on Twitter Gatundu South Member of Parliament (MP) Moses Kuria has claimed that Opposition leader Raila Odinga will not be sworn in on January 30. Mr Kuria asserted on Sunday that the swearing-in was called off following a deal between Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja and Raila that led to the release of Embakasi East MP Babu Owino. ALSO READ: NASA must reflect on whether an illegality will usher in electoral justice “Good News!! As part of the negotiated deal between Sen Johnson Sakaja and Raila Odinga that led to the release of Babu Owino, the swearing in that was set to take place on 30,

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World Economic Forum President Borge Brende on key themes at Davos, Europe News & Top Stories - The Straits Times


The Straits Times http://str.sg/o3tL Copy DAVOS, Switzerland - Ahead of the opening of this year's World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting, I spoke with WEF President Borge Brende to get his take on the big themes that are likely to feature in the week-long conference. WF: Why did WEF frame this year's conference on the theme of a "share future in a fractured world"? Brende: We are facing many common challenges globally, but we are currently not always seeing the necessary cooperation to deal with these. We are seeing increased geopolitical competition. We are seeing a global economy that is again ,

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Who TTG Asia reporters want to have a good chat with, Part 1 | TTG Asia


Who TTG Asia reporters want to have a good chat with, Part 1 By TTG Asia / Posted on 15 December, 2017 0:02 Meet Team TTG Editorial, the hands and (often crazy) minds that feel compelled to bring you the latest industry scoops and thought-provoking analyses. Ever wonder what they’re so frantically scratching into their notebooks? Well, here’s a peek into Reporters Notebook 2017– you might just find yourself in there Raini Hamdi, senior editor Hardest assignment in 2017 The hardest assignment is creating one, conceptualising, say, this or the upcoming January/February issue from a blank piece o,

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United Nations News Centre - Syrian children succumb to freezing temperatures while crossing into Lebanon – UNICEF


United Nations News Centre History Corner Syrian children succumb to freezing temperatures while crossing into Lebanon – UNICEF In this file photograph, a Syrian child refugee, with feet only partially covered in adult sandals, stands in the snow at an informal tented settlement in Lebanon. Photo: UNICEF/ Dar Al Mussawir Print 20 January 2018 – At least 13 Syrians, including two children, lost their lives to freezing temperatures in eastern Lebanon as they tried to enter the country from Syria, United Nations humanitarian agencies have reported. &#8220More children could be among the dead as r,

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US to sell pork to Chinese via Alibaba platforms - China.org.cn


US to sell pork to Chinese via Alibaba platforms E-mail China Daily, May 5, 2016 Adjust font size: A consumer chooses pork imported from the United States at a supermarket in Zhengzhou, capital of Henan province. [Photo provided to China Daily] The US pork industry is teaming up with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd to pitch more of its products to online shoppers in China. The US Meat Export Federation, a trade association committed to developing international markets for US beef, pork and lamb, has recently worked with the group-buying website Juhuasuan and online retail platform Tmall, both opera,

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Vice President Pence arrives in Israel | Reuters


January 21, 2018 / 5:25 PM / Updated an hour ago Vice President Pence arrives in Israel Jeff Mason 3 Min Read BEN-GURION AIRPORT, Israel (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence began a visit to Israel on Sunday after being praised as a “great friend” by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and shunned by the Palestinians over U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Pence was welcomed at Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion Airport by Israel’s tourism minister and made no statement to reporters before travelling to Jerusalem. It is the highest-level U.S. visit to the region since President Donald ,

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Jordan's King Abdullah tells Pence of concern over Jerusalem - Channel NewsAsia


Jordan's King Abdullah tells Pence of concern over Jerusalem Toggle share menu Jordan's King Abdullah tells Pence of concern over Jerusalem close breaking news World Jordan's King Abdullah tells Pence of concern over Jerusalem US Vice President Mike Pence (L) meets with Jordan's King Abdullah II in the capital Amman, on January 21, 2018 AFP/Khalil MAZRAAWI 21 Jan 2018 09:17PM Share via E-Mail Bookmark AMMAN: Jordan's King Abdullah II on Sunday (Jan 21) voiced "concerns" over Washington's controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital as US Vice President Mike Pence visited Amman du,

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OUR MARAWI: Reining in the local oligarchy: antidote for sustained rebuilding of Marawi | MindaNews


OUR MARAWI: Reining in the local oligarchy: antidote for sustained rebuilding of... OUR MARAWI: Reining in the local oligarchy: antidote for sustained rebuilding of Marawi By January 21, 2018 Want create site? With Free visual composer you can do it easy. MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 21 January) — The last few weeks saw encouraging signs the rebuilding of Marawi City is gaining momentum, principally the completion of several hundreds of transitional shelters for families displaced by the five-month long war against Islamic State-inspired militants. As a Marawi resident, it is my hope that the rebu,

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Syrian children seeking safety and shelter freeze to death while crossing from Syria to Lebanon - Lebanon | ReliefWeb


Syrian children seeking safety and shelter freeze to death while crossing from Syria to Lebanon Report Published on 20 Jan 2018 — View Original The world has no excuses! We cannot continue failing Syria’s children Statement attributable to Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa AMMAN, 20 January 2018- “It is tragic that at least 12 Syrians including two children died in Eastern Lebanon near the Masna’ border crossing with Syria. “Syrian people continue to risk their lives and the lives of their children in a desperate search for safety and shelter. “Our,

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Toward consistent cooperation - CSMonitor.com


Commentary A Christian Science Perspective Toward consistent cooperation A Christian Science perspective: An honest desire to love and obey God, divine Love, opens the way for harmonious collaboration with others. Elizabeth Mata January 18, 2018 —The recent Monitor editorial, “ An Arctic pact shows what’s possible ,” points to how dozens of countries have come together in the signing of an international pact (CSMonitor.com, Dec. 12, 2017). Their agreement to hold off fishing commercially in the warming Arctic for 16 years in order to better understand and preserve this natural environment is a,

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US, Russia: New nuclear arms race emerging


RELATED: Leaked Nuclear Posture Review alarms former nuclear officers US President Donald Trump (left) speaking with Russian President Vladimir Putin as they attend the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting in Danang, Vietnam. Picture: Mikhail Klimentyev/AFP/SputnikSource:AFP “As each side deploys new systems, they both perceive the worst in the military capabilities and intentions of the other and each seeks, through additional deployments, to restore the overall balance. The result is an action-reaction cycle of new nuclear deployments. “It was a similar dynamic from the 1960s through the 1980s tha,

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As Pence Tours Mideast, Tension Lingers Over Trump's Jerusalem Decision : The Two-Way : NPR


As Pence Tours Mideast, Tension Lingers Over Trump's Jerusalem Decision As Pence Tours Mideast, Tension Lingers Over Trump's Jerusalem Decision Facebook U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, (Lleft), meets with King Abdullah II at the Husseiniya Palace in Amman, Jordan, Sunday, Jan 21, 2018. Raad Adayleh/AP hide caption toggle caption Raad Adayleh/AP U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, (Lleft), meets with King Abdullah II at the Husseiniya Palace in Amman, Jordan, Sunday, Jan 21, 2018. Raad Adayleh/AP After talks with the leaders of Egypt and Jordan where he was made to explain and navigate the fallout ,

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Winter Olympics: North Korea, South Korea don't want defections


A mass rally organizes in the Kim Il Sung Square vowing to carry through the tasks set forth by the country's leader Kim Jong Un in his New Year address in Pyongyang, North Korea on Jan. 4, 2018.   Jon Chol Jin, AP Participants perform mass rhythmic exercise on the occasion of the first sports day this year at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea on Jan. 14, 2018.  Jon Chol Jin, AP Children stand before an ice sculpture at the Pyongyang Ice Sculpture Festival, marking the new year on Kim Il Sung Square Dec. 31, 2, 17.  KIM WON-JIN, AFP/Getty Images This is an overview of the second day,

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Afghanistan Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 71 | 1 – 31 December 2017 - Afghanistan | ReliefWeb


Afghanistan Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 71 | 1 – 31 December 2017 Report HIGHLIGHTS Conflict indicators reached record highs in 2017, including air strikes. The coming months are expected to be drier and warmer than on average, affecting the upcoming winter and spring crops. Pressure could mount again on more than two million Afghan citizens in Pakistan to return to their home country. Awareness campaigns by health workers in Khost have built trust with residents and ensured their better treatment. In 2017, a total of 377 incidents were registered against aid workers, assets, activities or rel,

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All-American Murder: The Rise and Fall of Aaron Hernandez - CBS News


All-American Murder: The Rise and Fall of Aaron Hernandez CBS News January 20, 2018, 10:43 PM All-American Murder: The Rise and Fall of Aaron Hernandez Email Produced by Jaime Stolz Aaron Hernandez seemed to have it all. He turned a hardscrabble childhood into superstar NFL dreams. In 2012 he was on one of the all-time best teams in the NFL and was armed with a new $40 million contract extension. But then it all fell apart when he was arrested for the 2013 murder of semi-pro linebacker Odin Lloyd in North Attleboro, Massachusetts. He was convicted of murdering Lloyd in 2015 and in April 2017, ,

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Class war in the American west: the rich landowners blocking access to public lands | Environment | The Guardian


Class war in the American west: the rich landowners blocking access to public lands This Land is Your Land Class war in the American west: the rich landowners blocking access to public lands Private landowners present a rising threat to the millions of acres set aside for public use by blocking access to public lands Sun 21 Jan 2018 06.00 EST Last modified on Sun 21 Jan 2018 06.01 EST Share on Messenger Close Public land access over private land has always been a fairly fraught issue, but with the West growing more crowded, it has taken on a new urgency Photograph: Alamy The Diamond Bar X is a,

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Border agents warned ‘disillusioned, traumatized foreign fighters’ may be trying to return to Canada: documents


Border agents warned ‘disillusioned, traumatized foreign fighters’ may be trying to return to Canada: documents Stewart Bell  Share Adjust Comment Print TORONTO — Border officers have been warned that “disillusioned and traumatized foreign fighters” who had been taking part in extremist violence in Syria and Iraq may be trying to slip back into Canada, declassified documents show. An intelligence brief distributed to Canada Border Services Agency officers warned that international coalition airstrikes and Kurdish and Iraqi advances on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant may result ,

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Bookworm: 'Fire and Fury' a fit for the political climate | Lifestyles | globegazette.com


Bookworm: 'Fire and Fury' a fit for the political climate 2 hrs ago Save Fit — or not? Most likely, you had an opinion about a year ago, when Donald Trump was sworn in as our 45th President. Was he “Presidential,� or was he untested? Chances are, this entire time, you’ve never wavered in judgment. And then, along comes “Fire and Fury� by Michael Wolff. Either with glee, or the fury in its title, the oft-asked first question is: “Is it true?� Early in his book, Wolff says that he did “more than two hundred interviews…� Publicly, he’s said that he has tapes. The White Hou,

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Sirleaf: Africa's first elected female leader - Daily Nation


More by this Author MONROVIA Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who shared the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize as a champion of women's rights, is stepping down after making history as Africa's first elected female president in Liberia. Taking the reins of a nation that had just emerged from a civil war leaving an estimated 250,000 dead, Sirleaf will be remembered for maintaining peace and attracting massive donor funding as she rebuilt her country from scratch over 12 years in power. PEACE "We were a nation exhausted from three decades of conflict. We were starting from zero, with the complete destruction of our ,

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The Latest: Egypt condemns Turkey's offensive in Syria - KRISTV.com | Continuous News Coverage | Corpus Christi


The Latest: Egypt condemns Turkey's offensive in Syria - KRISTV.com | Continuous News Coverage | Corpus Christi Member Center: The Latest: Egypt condemns Turkey's offensive in Syria Posted: Updated: (Can Erok/DHA-Depo Photos via AP). Turkish military trucks carrying tanks and other armoured vehicles cross through a border gate into a Turkish-controlled region of the Oncupinar border crossing with Syria, known as Bab al Salameh in Arabic, near the ... (Can Erok/DHA-Depo Photos via AP). Turkish military trucks carrying tanks and other armoured vehicles cross through a border gate into a Turkish-,

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Grave pleasures: Looking back on desire, death and the 20 years between Arundhati Roy’s novels


Modern Classics Grave pleasures: Looking back on desire, death and the 20 years between Arundhati Roy’s novels Are the twins of ‘The God of Small Things’ finally fused in the androgynous Anjum of ‘The Ministry of Utmost Happiness’? by  Print Almost twenty years ago, I wrote about Arundhati Roy’s debut novel, The God of Small Things (1997) as twinning desire and death, finding a politics in the ecstasy and agony of those who are prepared to die for desire, for love. Roy’s second novel has come to us after two tumultuous decades of many desires, many deaths, and many a death of desire in the wor,

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Turkey Says Ground Forces Push Into Syria, Kurdish Militia Says Attack Repulsed


News Alerts Turkey Says Ground Forces Push Into Syria, Kurdish Militia Says Attack Repulsed Under what the Turkish government has called "Operation Olive Branch", Turkish air strikes on Saturday pounded positions of the Syrian-Kurdish YPG militia in the northern Afrin province. World | Reuters | Updated: January 21, 2018 16:44 IST 3 Shares COMMENTS Intense bombardment continued on the region's Balia and Topal villages AZAZ, Syria:  Turkish ground forces pushed into northern Syria's Afrin province on Sunday, the army said, after Turkey launched artillery and air strikes on a U.S.-backed Kurdish,

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Turkey starts ground incursion into Kurdish-controlled Afrin in Syria | World news | The Guardian


Turkey starts ground incursion into Kurdish-controlled Afrin in Syria Move follows intense aerial bombardment of enclave, with Kurdish militias shelling Turkish border province in response Sun 21 Jan 2018 06.20 EST Last modified on Sun 21 Jan 2018 07.44 EST Share on Messenger Close Turkish soldiers in a tank are transported as part of Operation Olive Branch, after dozens of airstrikes hit more than 150 targets in Afrin, Syria. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Turkey said it had begun a ground incursion into the Kurdish enclave in Syria known as Afrin a day after intense aerial bombardme,

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Vetting 'The Crown': Did Queen Elizabeth II's Dance With Ghana's President Really Change History? : Goats and Soda : NPR


Queen Elizabeth II dances with Ghanaian president Kwame Nkrumah at a ball in Accra, Ghana, in 1961. Central Press/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Central Press/Getty Images Queen Elizabeth II dances with Ghanaian president Kwame Nkrumah at a ball in Accra, Ghana, in 1961. Central Press/Getty Images It was a highlight of the latest season of the Netflix series The Crown, which chronicles the early years of Queen Elizabeth II's reign: The year is 1961, the Cold War is heating up and the queen (played by Claire Foy), feeling self-conscious after learning that First Lady Jackie Kennedy (J,

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Jordan urges Pence to 'rebuild trust' after Jerusalem pivot | Fort Worth Star-Telegram


Jordan urges Pence to 'rebuild trust' after Jerusalem pivot | Fort Worth Star-Telegram Mobile & Apps U.S. Vice President Mike Pence disembarks from his plane upon his arrival at Amman military airport, Jordan, Saturday, Jan 20, 2018. This is the second leg of his Middle East tour that will include Isreal. Raad Adayleh AP Photo U.S. Vice President Mike Pence disembarks from his plane upon his arrival at Amman military airport, Jordan, Saturday, Jan 20, 2018. This is the second leg of his Middle East tour that will include Isreal. Raad Adayleh AP Photo Jordan urges Pence to 'rebuild trust' after,

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AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EST | Fort Worth Star-Telegram


AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EST | Fort Worth Star-Telegram AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EST The Associated Press January 21, 2018 05:05 AM Democrats, GOP exchange charges of blame for shutdown WASHINGTON (AP) — Feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress are trying to dodge blame for a paralyzing standoff over immigration and showing few signs of progress on negotiations needed to end a government shutdown. The finger-pointing Saturday played out in rare weekend proceedings in both the House and Senate, where lawmakers were eager to show voters they were actively working for a solution — ,

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