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MDPI takes over SCORE programme end of 2021

B & FT Online 14 Apr 2021
The Deputy Director General for ... Miss Adjei said the interaction between MDPI and the ILO Director-General few years back has today made the institute the ILO’s legitimate representative in the country. “The Director-General was really very happy we had taken that approach.
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Arab League Chief Eyes Meeting With UN, AU, EU to Discuss Libya Next Week

Urdu Point 14 Apr 2021
The new Libyan interim cabinet led by Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah was formed as a result of the UN-backed Libyan Political Dialogue Forum to steer the country toward December general election and replace two rival administrations sitting in the country's east and west.
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Pharmacists seek action over corruption

The News International 14 Apr 2021
In a letter, PYPA general secretary Dr Furqan Ibrahim asked International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva for intervention to ensure that the Pakistani authorities complete inquiries into the DRAP financial and administrative irregularities for the recovery of embezzled funds and punishment of the culpable officials.
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Coup puts Myanmar’s crippling military capitalism in the spotlight

Arab News 14 Apr 2021
Several OECD countries have also issued travel bans and asset freezes on army officers involved in the coup. Pressure is building on companies with investment in the country to sever ties with its military-owned entities ... Furthermore, both countries are now run by military regimes whose generals have social, economic, and political ties.
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AG Garland promises to prioritize investigating police departments that commit civil rights...

Democratic Underground 14 Apr 2021
(CNN) - Attorney General Merrick Garland on Wednesday promised to examine the practices of police departments around the country that commit civil rights violations in his first public comments since the police shooting death of Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota.
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Attorney General Garland promises to prioritize investigating police departments that commit civil rights violations

Henry Herald 14 Apr 2021
Attorney General Merrick Garland on Wednesday promised to examine the practices of police departments around the country that commit civil rights violations in his first public comments since the police shooting death of Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota.
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Cancel CBSE Board exams 2021, Priyanka Gandhi urges Centre

Hindustan Times 14 Apr 2021
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday urged the central government to cancel the CBSE board exams as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the country ... Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday urged the central government to cancel the CBSE board exams as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the country.
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Lieutenant-General Rudzani Maphwanya named new Chief of the SANDF

Independent online (SA) 14 Apr 2021
President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as Commander in Chief, has announced the appointment of Lieutenant-General Rudzani Maphwanya as Chief of the SANDF with effect from June 1 ... Ramaphosa said Maphwanya would be promoted from Lieutenant-General to General upon his appointment and would serve in the position for five years.
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Mike's Minute: Live export ban wrecks a growing industry

NewstalkZB 14 Apr 2021
There is increasing demand for it, and in general I thought gold rushes were good ... Stuart Nash, by the way, also made up his stat on the programme yesterday, saying we were the only country in the whole world exporting live animals ... This country has an agricultural base and animals is what we do. Food in general, is what we do.
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On Eve of Summit, Americans Still View Japan Positively

Gallup 14 Apr 2021
Americans generally hold this key U.S. ally in high esteem; 84% had a very or mostly favorable view of the country in February, Gallup's most recent reading ... Japan is, in general, one of the countries Americans view most positively, trailing only Canada, Great Britain and France this year ... leadership -- rather than the country more generally.
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China's foreign trade surges in Q1 amid continued social, economic development

China.dot.org 14 Apr 2021
The country's total imports and exports of goods surged 29.2 percent year on year to 8.47 trillion yuan (about 1.29 trillion U.S ... General trade, involving longer production chains and better reflecting the country's manufacturing strength, rose 32 percent year on year to 5.19 trillion yuan, taking a larger share in the total trade of goods.
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Prison Sentence, Hefty Fines For Criticizing Pakistan Army

The Tennessee Tribune 14 Apr 2021
Critics of the law see it as the latest attempt to silence dissent in the country, with the state already accused of large-scale censorship ...Despite the existing silencing of dissent, the latest move will further enhance censorship in the country,” she told Zenger News ... I came to Pakistan on my own, at the age of 16, serving the country ever since.
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Iran's Rouhani questions US presence in region, says regional countries well capable of ensuring own security

Press TV 14 Apr 2021
On January 5, 2020, Iraqi lawmakers approved a billdemanding the expulsion of all foreign military forces led by the United States from the country two days after the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani, the commander of the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards ...
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Priyanka Gandhi asks Centre to cancel CBSE Class 12 exams too

The Telegraph India 14 Apr 2021
Her remarks came soon after the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced that exams for Class 10 have been cancelled and those for Class 12 have been postponed in view of the surge in COVID-19 cases in the country ... I urge the government to decide now," the Congress general secretary tweeted.
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NATO mulls plan to pull troops out of Afghanistan after US announcement

The Hill 14 Apr 2021
... ahead of White House climate summit MORE said Wednesday before a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels that member countries’ foreign and defense ministers are discussing “a safe, deliberate and coordinated withdrawal of our forces from Afghanistan.”.
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