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'17Nov
15

Central African Republic: UN mission mandate extended, additional ‘blue helmets’ authorized

15 November 2017 – The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday extended the mandate of the Organization’s peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (CAR), until 15 November 2018, increased the...
'17Nov
15

Commentary: Why the Indo Pacific will keep trumping the Asia Pacific

SINGAPORE: Much prose and noise has been generated by the fact that a US president seems suddenly to have stumbled upon a new name for the map of Asia – the Indo Pacific.American Administration officials used such...
'17Nov
15

Russian MPs back law targeting foreign media

Russian MPs on Wednesday backed new legislation that could force foreign media outlets to register as "foreign agents" in a reciprocal response to U.S. pressure on Kremlin-backed TV channel RT.Lawmakers approved...
'17Nov
15

Evening Update newsletter: Peacekeeping, Zimbabwe, Loblaw

Good evening,Here are the day's top stories:Canada offers equipment and soldiers for peacekeeping, but no decision on where to deploy themCanada's peacekeeping plan will is based on a five-year commitment that...
'17Nov
15

Trump's Asia trip: A tale of two versions

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'17Nov
15

Trump unhappy with his Asia trip report-card?

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'17Nov
15

Press release: PM: We must get back to building the homes this country needs

The number of new homes delivered each year has been increasing since 2010, but the Prime Minister will say there is more we can do to build the homes the country needs.Speaking ahead of a visit to a housing...
'17Nov
15

Philip Hammond wipes £60bn of debt off Government books in bid to build more affordable homes

She said: "That is why I have made it my mission to build the homes the country needs and take personal charge of the Government’s response.“Today I am seeing the work now underway to put this right and, in coming...
'17Nov
15

'Me Too' Legislation Aims To Combat Sexual Harassment In Congress

Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif. (right), Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Rep. Bruce Poliquin, D-Maine, speak at a press conference on sexual harassment in Congress on Wednesday in Washington, D.C...
'17Nov
15

Tillerson, in Myanmar, calls for credible probe of atrocities

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Wednesday for a credible investigation into reports of human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims committed by Myanmar's security forces after a meeting with its...

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