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Times of Malta
Continuing the reform of justiceReform of the justice system is high on the agenda. The Labour Party has pledge
Continuing the reform of justice
Times of Malta / Posted 14 hours ago
Reform of the justice system is high on the agenda. The Labour Party has pledged to implement a holistic reform in this sec­tor. The promised reform is wide-ranging and concerns various aspects of the justice system: from the way the judiciary is... Read more
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The Atlantic
What China Could Learn From Richard NixonAn anxious superpower is confounded by a troubled economy. For a generation, it
What China Could Learn From Richard Nixon
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
An anxious superpower is confounded by a troubled economy. For a generation, its growth has been envied; now that growth is decelerating sharply. For decades, it has shaped and guided its economy via tight control of its banks; now that lever is... Read more
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Velo News
Italian Francesco Reda handed eight-year ban for EPO Francesco Reda (left) has been stripped of his second-place result at 2015 It
Italian Francesco Reda handed eight-year ban for EPO
Velo News / Posted 2 days ago
Francesco Reda (left) has been stripped of his second-place result at 2015 Italian national championships and banned for eight years due to a failed anti-doping test at that race. Photo: Tim De... Read more
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The New Statesman
This is the new front in the battle to control women’s bodiesThis is beginning to have the feel of 2008 all over again. Policy makers around
This is the new front in the battle to control women’s bodies
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
This is beginning to have the feel of 2008 all over again. Policy makers around the world are in denial once again as global stock markets dive. In 2008, the slowing of the world's biggest economy – the US – sent the global economy into a tailspin.... Read more
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The New Statesman
An unlikely alliance of Hollywood and British builders is exposing the impact of blacklistingThis is beginning to have the feel of 2008 all over again. Policy makers around
An unlikely alliance of Hollywood and British builders is exposing the impact of blacklisting
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
This is beginning to have the feel of 2008 all over again. Policy makers around the world are in denial once again as global stock markets dive. In 2008, the slowing of the world's biggest economy – the US – sent the global economy into a tailspin.... Read more
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The New Statesman
Seumas Milne expected Guardian to endorse Jeremy Corbyn and felt "very let down"This is beginning to have the feel of 2008 all over again. Policy makers around
Seumas Milne expected Guardian to endorse Jeremy Corbyn and felt "very let down"
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
This is beginning to have the feel of 2008 all over again. Policy makers around the world are in denial once again as global stock markets dive. In 2008, the slowing of the world's biggest economy – the US – sent the global economy into a tailspin.... Read more
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The New Statesman
The global shipping slowdown hints at a recession around the cornerThis is beginning to have the feel of 2008 all over again. Policy makers around
The global shipping slowdown hints at a recession around the corner
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
This is beginning to have the feel of 2008 all over again. Policy makers around the world are in denial once again as global stock markets dive. In 2008, the slowing of the world's biggest economy – the US – sent the global economy into a tailspin.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Crime Deterrence in Focus As Penal Code Goes Under ReviewRwanda Law Reform Commission (RLRC) has started the process of reviewing the co
Crime Deterrence in Focus As Penal Code Goes Under Review
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Rwanda Law Reform Commission (RLRC) has started the process of reviewing the country's Penal Code with four guiding criterias; deterrence character of a Penal Code provision; rehabilitation of the offender; incapacitation of the offender and... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Author's Page for Brett MandelUntil recently, I was the Executive Director of the National Education Technolo
Author's Page for Brett Mandel
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 days ago
Until recently, I was the Executive Director of the National Education Technology Funding Corporation (Eddie Tech), a private, non-profit organization working to help local public school districts utilize federal mechanisms to access more... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Electricity Tariff Hike, Direct Blow On FG's Change Agenda - HURILAWSThe Human Rights Law Service (HURILAWS), on Tuesday, condemned attempts to hike
Electricity Tariff Hike, Direct Blow On FG's Change Agenda - HURILAWS
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Human Rights Law Service (HURILAWS), on Tuesday, condemned attempts to hike electricity tariff by the National Electricity Reform Commission (NERC), the GenCos and DisCos, noting that the unjustifiable hike is a direct blow on the Federal... Read more
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London24
Champions League qualifying changes are inevitable as Europe’s elite take stand Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink (Mike Egerton/PA Wire) Europe’s leading clubs h
Champions League qualifying changes are inevitable as Europe’s elite take stand
London24 / Posted 4 days ago
Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink (Mike Egerton/PA Wire) Europe’s leading clubs have played down the prospect of a breakaway from the Champions League but say changes to the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
European elite deny Champions League breakaway move but demand changes to showpiece competitionEurope's leading clubs have played down the prospect of a breakaway from the Ch
European elite deny Champions League breakaway move but demand changes to showpiece competition
EveningTimes Online / Posted 4 days ago
Europe's leading clubs have played down the prospect of a breakaway from the Champions League, but say changes to the competition may be needed to make it more attractive. The European Clubs' Association (ECA) has announced a review of the Champions... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
European giants push for Champions League faceliftEurope's leading clubs have played down the prospect of a breakaway from the Ch
European giants push for Champions League facelift
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
Europe's leading clubs have played down the prospect of a breakaway from the Champions League but say changes to the competition may be needed to make it more attractive. The European Clubs' Association (ECA) has announced a review of the Champions... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
European giants push for Champions League faceliftEurope's leading clubs have played down the prospect of a breakaway from the Ch
European giants push for Champions League facelift
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 5 days ago
Europe's leading clubs have played down the prospect of a breakaway from the Champions League but say changes to the competition may be needed to make it more attractive. The European Clubs' Association (ECA) has announced a review of the Champions... Read more
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Arsenal World
European giants push for Champions League faceliftEurope's leading clubs have played down the prospect of a breakaway from the Ch
European giants push for Champions League facelift
Arsenal World / Posted 5 days ago
Europe's leading clubs have played down the prospect of a breakaway from the Champions League but say changes to the competition may be needed to make it more attractive The European Clubs' Association (ECA) has announced a review of the Champions... Read more
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Shropshire Star
European giants push for Champions League facelift « Shropshire StarThe European Clubs' Association (ECA) has announced a review of the Champions L
European giants push for Champions League facelift « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 5 days ago
The European Clubs' Association (ECA) has announced a review of the Champions League and Europa League with the results due around the end of the year. It has also demanded a seat at the table before any decision by FIFA to expand the World Cup from... Read more
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Football.co.uk
European giants push for Champions League facelift Barclays Premier League Sky Bet Championship Sky Bet League One Sky Bet Le
European giants push for Champions League facelift
Football.co.uk / Posted 5 days ago
Barclays Premier League Sky Bet Championship Sky Bet League One Sky Bet League Two Scottish Premiership Scottish Championship Scottish Division 1 Scottish Division 2 European giants push for... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
European giants push for Champions League faceliftEurope's leading clubs have played down the prospect of a breakaway from the Ch
European giants push for Champions League facelift
Kingston Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
Europe's leading clubs have played down the prospect of a breakaway from the Champions League but say changes to the competition may be needed to make it more attractive. The European Clubs' Association (ECA) has announced a review of the Champions... Read more
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Oxford Mail
European giants push for Champions League faceliftEurope's leading clubs have played down the prospect of a breakaway from the Ch
European giants push for Champions League facelift
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Europe's leading clubs have played down the prospect of a breakaway from the Champions League but say changes to the competition may be needed to make it more attractive. The European Clubs' Association (ECA) has announced a review of the Champions... Read more
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Gazette
European giants push for Champions League faceliftEurope's leading clubs have played down the prospect of a breakaway from the Ch
European giants push for Champions League facelift
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Europe's leading clubs have played down the prospect of a breakaway from the Champions League but say changes to the competition may be needed to make it more attractive. The European Clubs' Association (ECA) has announced a review of the Champions... Read more
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guardian-series
European giants push for Champions League faceliftEurope's leading clubs have played down the prospect of a breakaway from the Ch
European giants push for Champions League facelift
guardian-series / Posted 5 days ago
Europe's leading clubs have played down the prospect of a breakaway from the Champions League but say changes to the competition may be needed to make it more attractive. The European Clubs' Association (ECA) has announced a review of the Champions... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
European giants push for Champions League faceliftEurope's leading clubs have played down the prospect of a breakaway from the Ch
European giants push for Champions League facelift
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Europe's leading clubs have played down the prospect of a breakaway from the Champions League but say changes to the competition may be needed to make it more attractive. The European Clubs' Association (ECA) has announced a review of the Champions... Read more
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Harrow Times
European giants push for Champions League faceliftEurope's leading clubs have played down the prospect of a breakaway from the Ch
European giants push for Champions League facelift
Harrow Times / Posted 5 days ago
Europe's leading clubs have played down the prospect of a breakaway from the Champions League but say changes to the competition may be needed to make it more attractive. The European Clubs' Association (ECA) has announced a review of the Champions... Read more
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Times of Malta
Lawyers want to raise the bar for appointment of judges, magistratesThe Chamber of Advocates is proposing to raise the minimum experience required
Lawyers want to raise the bar for appointment of judges, magistrates
Times of Malta / Posted 5 days ago
The Chamber of Advocates is proposing to raise the minimum experience required for the appointment of magistrates and judges to 15 years, the Times of Malta has learnt. In a position paper expected to be released today, the chamber will also be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Law Reform Commission Works On Procurement ActThe Law Reform Commission of Tanzania (LRCT) is currently working on two acts w
Law Reform Commission Works On Procurement Act
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The Law Reform Commission of Tanzania (LRCT) is currently working on two acts with much emphasis to the reformation of Procurement Act as directed by the Attorney General (AG) in order to eradicate challenges faced during procurement and settling the... Read more
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Investopedia
China's Foreign Exchange Reserves Fall By Almost $100 BillionChina’s hefty foreign exchange reserves got lighter by nearly $100 billion as t
China's Foreign Exchange Reserves Fall By Almost $100 Billion
Investopedia / Posted 6 days ago
China’s hefty foreign exchange reserves got lighter by nearly $100 billion as the People’s Bank of China continued to support the yuan by selling dollars. According to the data by China’s central bank, the fall in forex reserves by $99.5 billion in... Read more
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Deseret News
H. David Burton: Calling on local leaders to address intergenerational povertyOver the next few weeks, hundreds of Utah leaders will convene in our beautiful
H. David Burton: Calling on local leaders to address intergenerational poverty
Deseret News / Posted 7 days ago
Over the next few weeks, hundreds of Utah leaders will convene in our beautiful Capitol building to discuss countless complex issues that affect the lives of Utahns. One such issue that I believe deserves particular attention in this legislative... Read more
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Philly.com
Making wise school choicesWatching the proliferation of charter schools in Philadelphia and across Americ
Making wise school choices
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
Watching the proliferation of charter schools in Philadelphia and across America reminds one of the monotone pronouncement of the part-robot, part-human Borg as they conquer planet after planet in Star Trek: "Resistance is futile." The National... Read more
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Times of Malta
Justice Minister failed to protect the Constitution and should resign - Simon BusuttilOpposition leader Simon Busuttil this morning reiterated his call for the resig
Justice Minister failed to protect the Constitution and should resign - Simon Busuttil
Times of Malta / Posted 7 days ago
Opposition leader Simon Busuttil this morning reiterated his call for the resignation of Justice Minister Owen Bonnici, who, he said, had failed to protect the Constitution. He said during an interview on Radio 101 that Dr Bonnici should shoulder... Read more
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Canberra Times
Oliver murders, 30 years on: crime led to stronger ACT domestic violence lawsThe Canberra Times' next-day coverage of the February 12, 1986 shootings. Photo
Oliver murders, 30 years on: crime led to stronger ACT domestic violence laws
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
The Canberra Times' next-day coverage of the February 12, 1986 shootings. Photo: Fairfax The front-page photo, depicting a bloodied, unconscious boy carried out of a suburban Canberra house with a breathing mask, generated horror and more than a few... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top StoriesRep. Leni Robredo, Liberal Party vice presidential aspirant, yesterday clarifie
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 8 days ago
Rep. Leni Robredo, Liberal Party vice presidential aspirant, yesterday clarified that House Bill 5841, or the Agrarian Reform Commission Act, was not directed against any particular industry. �There seems to be a misunderstanding that it was... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
How the rich and poor spend Chinese New Year – Qing Shan Ding Published: 6 February 2016 7:10 AM One of the biggest annual celebrations ar
How the rich and poor spend Chinese New Year – Qing Shan Ding
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 8 days ago
Published: 6 February 2016 7:10 AM One of the biggest annual celebrations around the world is upon us. February 8 marks the start of the Lunar New Year in China. Also known as the Spring... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Timely Access to Justice 'Nonexistent' - Unmil DsrsgMonrovia — The Ministry of Justice and partners have embarked on a strategy aim
'Timely Access to Justice 'Nonexistent' - Unmil Dsrsg
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Monrovia — The Ministry of Justice and partners have embarked on a strategy aimed at decentralizing the justice system in Liberia with the development of a program that will facilitate access for all. The strategy under the name, National legal Aid... Read more
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Philly.com
Clout at 20: Gar Joseph's baby is all grown up and still kickingStalberg agreed. Granted his political editor a pardon. Reportedly paraphrased
Clout at 20: Gar Joseph's baby is all grown up and still kicking
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
Stalberg agreed. Granted his political editor a pardon. Reportedly paraphrased a quote from The Godfather. When Vito Corleone tells Amerigo Bonasera he will take care of the men who assaulted his daughter, but may come asking for a favor in return... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Chinese LNG demand falls for the first time on record Chinese imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) have fallen for the first time
Chinese LNG demand falls for the first time on record
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
Chinese imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) have fallen for the first time since the trade began 10 years ago. The US Energy Information Agency has reported that LNG imports declined 1.1 per... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Millions of Chinese hurry home ahead of Lunar New YearBEIJING: The world's largest mass human migration continued on Thursday (Feb 4)
Millions of Chinese hurry home ahead of Lunar New Year
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
BEIJING: The world's largest mass human migration continued on Thursday (Feb 4) as Beijing residents rushed to catch a train back home to celebrate the Lunar New Year with their families. The 40-day travel frenzy surrounding the week-long Lunar New... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"The Worst Case Scenario Is Already A Reality": Minnesota's Mining Country Is "Melting"There’s been no shortage of coverage both in these pages and elsewhere of the i
"The Worst Case Scenario Is Already A Reality": Minnesota's Mining Country Is "Melting"
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
There’s been no shortage of coverage both in these pages and elsewhere of the impact falling oil prices have had on the American and Canadian oil patches. Take Texas, for instance, where a year of crude carnage has wreaked havoc upon what, until... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Chief Justice Tom Bathurst warns of threat to basic legal rightsNSW Chief Justice Tom Bathurst says mechanisms for scrutinising proposed laws m
Chief Justice Tom Bathurst warns of threat to basic legal rights
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
NSW Chief Justice Tom Bathurst says mechanisms for scrutinising proposed laws may be inadequate. Photo: Tamara Dean The state's top judge has warned that fundamental legal rights including the presumption of innocence risk being eroded in NSW... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Chief Justice Tom Bathurst warns of threat to basic legal rightsThe state's top judge has warned that fundamental legal rights including the pr
Chief Justice Tom Bathurst warns of threat to basic legal rights
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
The state's top judge has warned that fundamental legal rights including the presumption of innocence risk being eroded in NSW because there is insufficient scrutiny of laws abrogating basic freedoms before they are passed. The state's top judge has... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Chief Justice Tom Bathurst warns of threat to basic legal rightsThe state's top judge has warned that fundamental legal rights including the pr
Chief Justice Tom Bathurst warns of threat to basic legal rights
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 10 days ago
The state's top judge has warned that fundamental legal rights including the presumption of innocence risk being eroded in NSW because there is insufficient scrutiny of laws abrogating basic freedoms before they are passed. The state's top judge has... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Futures Flat As Dollar Weakness Persists, Crude Rally FizzlesAfter yesterday's torrid, chaotic moves in the market, where an initial drop in
Futures Flat As Dollar Weakness Persists, Crude Rally Fizzles
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
After yesterday's torrid, chaotic moves in the market, where an initial drop in stocks was quickly pared and led to a surge into the close after a weaker dollar on the heels of even more disappointing US data and Bill Dudley's "serious consequences"... Read more
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The Young Witness
Chief Justice Tom Bathurst warns of threat to basic legal rightsThe state's top judge has warned that fundamental legal rights including the pr
Chief Justice Tom Bathurst warns of threat to basic legal rights
The Young Witness / Posted 10 days ago
The state's top judge has warned that fundamental legal rights including the presumption of innocence risk being eroded in NSW because there is insufficient scrutiny of laws abrogating basic freedoms before they are passed. The state's top judge has... Read more
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Western Advocate
Chief Justice Tom Bathurst warns of threat to basic legal rightsThe state's top judge has warned that fundamental legal rights including the pr
Chief Justice Tom Bathurst warns of threat to basic legal rights
Western Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
The state's top judge has warned that fundamental legal rights including the presumption of innocence risk being eroded in NSW because there is insufficient scrutiny of laws abrogating basic freedoms before they are passed. The state's top judge has... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Chief Justice Tom Bathurst warns of threat to basic legal rightsThe state's top judge has warned that fundamental legal rights including the pr
Chief Justice Tom Bathurst warns of threat to basic legal rights
Daily Liberal / Posted 10 days ago
The state's top judge has warned that fundamental legal rights including the presumption of innocence risk being eroded in NSW because there is insufficient scrutiny of laws abrogating basic freedoms before they are passed. The state's top judge has... Read more
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The Border Mail
Chief Justice Tom Bathurst warns of threat to basic legal rightsThe state's top judge has warned that fundamental legal rights including the pr
Chief Justice Tom Bathurst warns of threat to basic legal rights
The Border Mail / Posted 10 days ago
The state's top judge has warned that fundamental legal rights including the presumption of innocence risk being eroded in NSW because there is insufficient scrutiny of laws abrogating basic freedoms before they are passed. The state's top judge has... Read more
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Rappler
China sets 2016 growth target at 6.5-7%CHINESE ECONOMY. A construction site in the central business district (CBD) of
China sets 2016 growth target at 6.5-7%
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
CHINESE ECONOMY. A construction site in the central business district (CBD) of Beijing, China, January 19, 2016. File photo by Wu Hong/EPA BEIJING, China – China has set its growth target for this year at between 6.5 and 7%, the country's top... Read more
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Zero Hedge
China Takes Aim At "Zombie Companies", Says Soaring Job Losses Won't Lead To Popular RevoltDownside risks to China’s economy are “relatively big” National Development and
China Takes Aim At "Zombie Companies", Says Soaring Job Losses Won't Lead To Popular Revolt
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 days ago
Downside risks to China’s economy are “relatively big” National Development and Reform Commission Chairman Xu Shaoshi admitted on Wednesday, but that’s not going to stop Beijing from swearing that China is growing at a near 7% clip. At a press... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Banning Child and Forced Marriages Is Gaining TractionThough inaccurate, the claim legitimately marks the issue as a regional and con
Banning Child and Forced Marriages Is Gaining Traction
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Though inaccurate, the claim legitimately marks the issue as a regional and continental problem. In 2015 Unicef released a report on child marriages which highlighted the scale of the problem on the continent. The reasons for the phenomenon of child... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Phiyega: I'm the victim of a witch-huntSuspended national police commissioner Riah Phiyega is adamant that she has not
Phiyega: I'm the victim of a witch-hunt
Mail & Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
Suspended national police commissioner Riah Phiyega is adamant that she has nothing to hide and instead believes there is witch-hunt to tarnish her name. On Tuesday the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) acting head Israel... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
China sets 6.5% to 7% growth targetWorkers sort parts at an electronics company in Tengzhou, in China's eastern Sh
China sets 6.5% to 7% growth target
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
Workers sort parts at an electronics company in Tengzhou, in China's eastern Shandong province on Monday. (AFP photo) Related Stories China set a range for its economic growth target for the first time in two decades, saying the world’s... Read more
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