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Chad: The forgotten people within a silent crisis
Chad: The forgotten people within a silent crisis
10/16/2017 2:31:33 AM
More than 335,000 people continue to go hungry in the Lake Region of Chad – a place where only ten doctors are currently working and the international community has only funded $40m of a $121m humanitarian appeal.
Acting Secretary Hargan declares public health emergency in California due to wildfires
Acting Secretary Hargan declares public health emergency in California due to wildfires
10/16/2017 2:08:10 AM
Following President Trump’s major disaster declaration for California, Health and Human Services Acting Secretary Eric D. Hargan declared a public health emergency in California due to the wildfires devastating the state.
Rabobank: Hard Brexit to cost UK economy £400bn by 2030
Rabobank: Hard Brexit to cost UK economy £400bn by 2030
10/13/2017 10:32:02 AM
• Leaving EU without a trade agreement could cost up to 18 per cent of UK GDP growth until 2030, compared to retaining EU membership • Economic growth in the euro area to drop by 2 per cent by 2024 due to Brexit • First study that integrally assesses the impact of Brexit on productivity, based on a UK-specific productivity model The study uses …
Ugandan authorities close down ActionAid’s work
Ugandan authorities close down ActionAid’s work
10/13/2017 5:36:04 AM
The Ugandan authorities closed down the bank accounts of ActionAid Uganda, thus preventing it from doing its vital poverty reduction work. The authorities also sent a letter to 25 non-governmental organisations demanding their bank account details.
WHO Director-General Dr Tedros appoints Cook Islands’ Elizabeth Iro as WHO’s Chief Nursing Officer
WHO Director-General Dr Tedros appoints Cook Islands’ Elizabeth Iro as WHO’s Chief Nursing Officer
10/12/2017 10:41:25 AM
Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus today appointed Ms Elizabeth Iro as the Chief Nursing Officer at WHO. Ms Iro is a registered nurse, and the Cook Islands’ current Secretary of Health.
Celebrities join call on Turkey to release human rights defenders, still in jail after 100 days
Celebrities join call on Turkey to release human rights defenders, still in jail after 100 days
10/12/2017 10:37:41 AM
Stars of stage and screen have added their voices to the global demand for the immediate and unconditional release of a group of prominent human rights defenders in Turkey, one hundred days after they were detained.
Fukushima survivor submits evidence to UN over Japanese government human rights abuses
Fukushima survivor submits evidence to UN over Japanese government human rights abuses
10/12/2017 10:27:19 AM
Ms. Mitsuko Sonoda was forced her to flee her home in order to protect her then 10-year-old son in the aftermath of the nuclear disaster in Fukushima.
Trusted commercial and government partnership leads to MILSATCOM augmentation
Trusted commercial and government partnership leads to MILSATCOM augmentation
10/11/2017 10:56:26 AM
Inmarsat’s U.S. Government Business Unit President, Peter Hadinger, participated on the “Government as Innovators: Incubators, Investors and Customers” panel of this year’s Satellite Innovation Symposium.
State’s Largest ObGyn Group Responds in Opposition to Administration’s Interim Ruling on Contraceptive Coverage
10/10/2017 5:52:59 PM
Women’s Health Connecticut (WHC), a group practice of 250 ObGyn providers in the State of Connecticut, expressed grave concern this week about the Administration’s move last Friday to roll back the birth control mandate created under the Affordable Care Act.
Getting to Know the Enemy to Win the War
Getting to Know the Enemy to Win the War
10/10/2017 5:50:48 PM
There is an imminent war, and in order to survive, it is imperative to know the enemy. Former Soviet defense lawyer Simona Pipko uncovers the disturbing truth that every American should know in her book, Socialist Lies: From Stalin to the Clintons, Obamas, and Sanders.
Discovering the Hidden Truth behind the Silent but Deadly War
Discovering the Hidden Truth behind the Silent but Deadly War
10/10/2017 5:36:15 PM
Drawing from her unique and horrifying experiences as a child in Russia, Simona Pipko seeks to open readers’ eyes to the imminent war they must realize before it is too late.
ADNOC Strengthens Energy Partnership with Japan as it Pursues Growth Opportunities
ADNOC Strengthens Energy Partnership with Japan as it Pursues Growth Opportunities
10/10/2017 12:35:53 PM
The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has strengthened its long-standing energy partnership with Japan, through the signing of a tri-partite Memorandum of Cooperation with Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Company (JOGMEC).
UK: Almost a million working carers hide caring duties from employers
UK: Almost a million working carers hide caring duties from employers
10/10/2017 12:04:35 PM
• Study interviewed more than 1,000 UK workers with caring commitments • More than a fifth of workers with caring responsibilities haven’t told employers • Working carers concerned about career prospects and colleagues’ opinions • Government has pledged to give workers statutory entitlement to carer’s leave • Aviva has introduced new policy to support workers with …
Businesses and Institutions in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Begin to Reopen after Hurricanes
Businesses and Institutions in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Begin to Reopen after Hurricanes
10/9/2017 4:20:36 PM
Over a period of just weeks, Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate battered the Caribbean and major population centers of the United States and its territories.
Help keep our neighbourhoods clean and green
Help keep our neighbourhoods clean and green
10/9/2017 11:08:57 AM
In particular, the council is asking residents to use the report a problem function on the council’s website to report fly-tips and litter, to recycle as much as possible and to take the time to visit and enjoy the wonderful facilities on offer in the borough’s parks and open spaces.
Moving Memoir Illustrates the Horrors of War
Moving Memoir Illustrates the Horrors of War
10/6/2017 1:11:31 PM
A veteran of the Vietnam War, Martin Latigue chronicles a personal tale of suffering, triumphs, and hope amid his struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder in How To Pray In Combat When Your Mind Is Off.
Avaya to Unveil Happiness Index on Blockchain at GITEX Technology Week
Avaya to Unveil Happiness Index on Blockchain at GITEX Technology Week
10/5/2017 11:06:11 AM
Avaya is unveiling the Happiness Index on Blockchain during GITEX Technology Week: a solution that shows for the first time ever how disruptive technologies, including blockchain, artificial intelligence and advanced data analytics, can be harnessed to transform customer experience.
Pursuit Rated: New Ford Police Responder Hybrid Sedan And F-150 Police Responder Successfully Complete Michigan State Police Testing
Pursuit Rated: New Ford Police Responder Hybrid Sedan And F-150 Police Responder Successfully Complete Michigan State Police Testing
10/5/2017 10:17:07 AM
Following the reveal earlier this year of two all-new police vehicles – the 2019 Ford Police Responder Hybrid Sedan and the 2018 Ford F-150 Police Responder – testing by the Michigan State Police confirms Ford is first to offer law enforcement agencies a pursuit-rated hybrid police car and full-size pickup truck.
Lockheed Martin Announces 2017 AUSA Media Briefings
Lockheed Martin Announces 2017 AUSA Media Briefings
10/5/2017 9:58:08 AM
Boosting soldiers’ battlefield edge through advances in information systems, uniting disparate technologies for the multi-domain battle and ballistic missile defense are a few of the topics  Lockheed Martin  (NYSE: LMT) experts will brief to news media at the 2017  Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting & Exposition.
TransCanada Announces Termination of Energy East Pipeline and Eastern Mainline Projects
TransCanada Announces Termination of Energy East Pipeline and Eastern Mainline Projects
10/5/2017 9:50:43 AM
TransCanada Corporation (TSX, NYSE: TRP) (TransCanada) announced today it will no longer be proceeding with its proposed Energy East Pipeline and Eastern Mainline projects.