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Rappler
Satellite images confirm Palmyra temple destruction – UNCONFIRMED. Satellite images confirm the destruction of the Baal Shamin temple i
Satellite images confirm Palmyra temple destruction – UN
Rappler / Posted yesterday
CONFIRMED. Satellite images confirm the destruction of the Baal Shamin temple in Syria's Palmyra, says the United Nations, after international condemnation of the act claimed by the Islamic State group. File photo by AFP/UNITAR-UNOSAT/US Department... Read more
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Business Standard India
1965: War, indecision and much pomp & showAt a time when the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government’s Rs 35-crore
1965: War, indecision and much pomp & show
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
At a time when the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government’s Rs 35-crore celebration to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1965 war with Pakistan has drawn a lot of attention — even a mini Republic Day-type parade has also been planned at Rajpath... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Youth Forum - Work of NYP Is Critically Important - U.S. Chargé d' Affaires Joseph StaffordThe outgoing United States Embassy Charge d' Affaires, Joseph Stafford, has sai
Youth Forum - Work of NYP Is Critically Important - U.S. Chargé d' Affaires Joseph Stafford
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The outgoing United States Embassy Charge d' Affaires, Joseph Stafford, has said the work of the National Youth Parliament (NYP) is critically important as it tackles lack of awareness by communicating directly with the Gambian people through highly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia Trade & Investment Forum Kicks Off in New YorkLiberia government first significant outreach to investors' post-Ebola outbreak
Liberia Trade & Investment Forum Kicks Off in New York
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Liberia government first significant outreach to investors' post-Ebola outbreak on 16th September, the Government of Liberia comes to New York, for the US-Liberia Trade & Investment Forum: the country's first significant outreach to investors post... Read more
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Sunday Observer
New US Ambassador presents credentialsAtul Keshap, the new US Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives, presented his cre
New US Ambassador presents credentials
Sunday Observer / Posted 7 days ago
Atul Keshap, the new US Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives, presented his credentials on Friday (21) to President Maithripala Sirisena in Colombo. Ambassador Keshap is a career diplomat with the US Department of State, and has spent much of his... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Sri Lanka News | ObserveOnline.lkAtul Keshap, the new US Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives, presented his cre
Sri Lanka News | ObserveOnline.lk
Sunday Observer / Posted 7 days ago
Atul Keshap, the new US Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives, presented his credentials on Friday (21) to President Maithripala Sirisena in Colombo. Ambassador Keshap is a career diplomat with the US Department of State, and has spent much of his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Farewell Remarks by DRC Ambassador to DC MitifuFaida M. Mitifu, Ambassador to the United States from the Democratic Republic o
Farewell Remarks by DRC Ambassador to DC Mitifu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Faida M. Mitifu, Ambassador to the United States from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, presented the commencement address at Wesleyan University in 2012. Washington, DC — The departing ambassador to the United States from the Democratic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
First Lady Urges Young Girls to Use Technology to Unleash Their TalentsThe First Lady, Mrs Jeannette Kagame, has called on young girls to use technolo
First Lady Urges Young Girls to Use Technology to Unleash Their Talents
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
The First Lady, Mrs Jeannette Kagame, has called on young girls to use technology and discover the tools needed to face the world's challenges. Mrs Kagame made the remarks, yesterday, while officiating at the closure of a three-week 'Women in Science... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
First Lady to Speak At Closure of Tech Women Summer CampFirst Lady Jeannette Kagame will this afternoon officiate at the closure of a t
First Lady to Speak At Closure of Tech Women Summer Camp
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
First Lady Jeannette Kagame will this afternoon officiate at the closure of a three-week 'Women in Science and Innovation' (WiSci) Summer Camp, held at the Gashora Girls Academy in Bugesera District. Rwanda was selected as the first country to host... Read more
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Daily Press
Photo: U.S. Embassy reopens in Cubaepa04883457 A screen grab from a video feed provided by the US Department of St
Photo: U.S. Embassy reopens in Cuba
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
epa04883457 A screen grab from a video feed provided by the US Department of State shows US Secretary of State John Kerry speaking during the flag-raising ceremony at the reinaugurated US embassy in Havana, Cuba, 14 August 2015. The embassy was... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Pentagon blocking Guantánamo deals to return Shaker Aamer and other cleared detaineesThe Pentagon is blocking the return of UK permanent resident Shaker Aamer and t
Pentagon blocking Guantánamo deals to return Shaker Aamer and other cleared detainees
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 16 days ago
The Pentagon is blocking the return of UK permanent resident Shaker Aamer and two other longtime Guantánamo Bay detainees for whom the US Department of State has completed diplomatic deals to transfer home, the Guardian has learned. American and UK... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zim Firms Hope to Benefit From U.S Embassy ProjectZIMBABWE'S construction and building materials suppliers are hoping to benefit
Zim Firms Hope to Benefit From U.S Embassy Project
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
ZIMBABWE'S construction and building materials suppliers are hoping to benefit from a US$200 million project to construct the USA's new high security embassy complex in Harare. Although the tender for the project was awarded to an American firm,... Read more
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Aljazeera
Guantanamo hunger striker nearing deathTariq Ba Odah is 1.62 metres tall, but weighs only 33.7 kilogrammes. He does n
Guantanamo hunger striker nearing death
Aljazeera / Posted 17 days ago
Tariq Ba Odah is 1.62 metres tall, but weighs only 33.7 kilogrammes. He does not want to die. But in peaceful protest of his detention, Ba Odah has not eaten voluntarily since 2007, maintaining one of the longest-running hunger strikes at the US... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Buhari's Shuttle Diplomacy, Strengthening the Fight Against Corruption and InsurgencyPresident Muhammadu Buhari recently returned from the United States of America
President Buhari's Shuttle Diplomacy, Strengthening the Fight Against Corruption and Insurgency
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
President Muhammadu Buhari recently returned from the United States of America where he engaged with President Barack Obama and other top functionaries of the United States government on issues of mutual cooperation and assistance. President Buhari... Read more
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Sun Star
From teacher to supervisorMELANIE Pleños Estacio recently transferred to the Department of Education Regi
From teacher to supervisor
Sun Star / Posted 19 days ago
MELANIE Pleños Estacio recently transferred to the Department of Education Regional Office with the same position as education program supervisor but with greater responsibilities. While in DepEd Davao City division, Melanie developed modules in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
New US consul pledges to boost economic ties with Northern Ireland Daniel Lawton has taken over from Greg Burton as Consul General in BelfastPet
New US consul pledges to boost economic ties with Northern Ireland
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
Daniel Lawton has taken over from Greg Burton as Consul General in BelfastPeter Robinson has welcomed the appointment of Daniel Lawton as the new US consul to Northern Ireland The... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
New US consul Daniel Lawton pledges to boost economic ties with Northern Ireland Daniel Lawton has taken over from Greg Burton as Consul General in BelfastPet
New US consul Daniel Lawton pledges to boost economic ties with Northern Ireland
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
Daniel Lawton has taken over from Greg Burton as Consul General in BelfastPeter Robinson has welcomed the appointment of Daniel Lawton as the new US consul to Northern... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Constitutes Advisory Committee On AntiPresident Muhammadu Buhari has constituted a seven-member committee to advise h
Buhari Constitutes Advisory Committee On Anti
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted a seven-member committee to advise him on his plans to tackle corruption, THISDAY can exclusively reveal. Named as the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-corruption, investigation by THISDAY reveals... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Don't forget two-way street of exchange programsThe Sunday, May 31, Business Matters section story on Massachusetts high school
Don't forget two-way street of exchange programs
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
The Sunday, May 31, Business Matters section story on Massachusetts high schools hosting global students focused on those paying tuition to public schools. While they bring cultural diversity and a financial boost, technically these are not... Read more
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Pravda
US State Department upset about Russian FM Lavrov tripping ObamaRepresentatives of the US State Department said that Russian Foreign Minister S
US State Department upset about Russian FM Lavrov tripping Obama
Pravda / Posted 23 days ago
Representatives of the US State Department said that Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was reading Barack Obama's statements about the European missile defense system selectively. US Department of State Mark Toner said that it was either a... Read more
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Aliran Online
Bar: Upgrade compromises the fight against human traffickingThe Malaysian Bar is perturbed by recent news reports suggesting that Malaysia
Bar: Upgrade compromises the fight against human trafficking
Aliran Online / Posted 24 days ago
The Malaysian Bar is perturbed by recent news reports suggesting that Malaysia will be upgraded from Tier 3 to Tier 2 Watch List status in the rankings in the imminent 2015 Trafficking in Persons report prepared by the US Department of State. The... Read more
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Business Wire
World Retail Congress Announces U.S. Advisory Board and Key Speakers for RomeNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The World Retail Congress (www.worldretailcongress.c
World Retail Congress Announces U.S. Advisory Board and Key Speakers for Rome
Business Wire / Posted 25 days ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The World Retail Congress (www.worldretailcongress.com), the industry’s largest gathering of global retail executives, today announced a U.S. Advisory Board and a preview of prominent speakers to be featured at its upcoming... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UK Arrest of Rwanda's General Karenzi Karake Shows Latest Crack in the Paul Kagame RegimeBy Claude Gatebuke and Kambale Musavuli The British arrest of Rwanda's spy chi
UK Arrest of Rwanda's General Karenzi Karake Shows Latest Crack in the Paul Kagame Regime
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
By Claude Gatebuke and Kambale Musavuli The British arrest of Rwanda's spy chief on an international warrant issued by Spain is a long awaited and necessary development toward ending impunity for Rwandan government officials accused of war... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
'Itanong Mo Kay Ato' now onlineMANILA - The legal counseling web application for human trafficking victims is
'Itanong Mo Kay Ato' now online
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 26 days ago
MANILA - The legal counseling web application for human trafficking victims is now online, the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) said. "Itanong Mo Kay Ato" became fully operational last July 30, during the observance of World Day Against... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Treat Women Rightly' - President Obama Tells African LeadersMonrovia — The Mandela Washington Fellowship is "the flagship program of Presid
'Treat Women Rightly' - President Obama Tells African Leaders
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
Monrovia — The Mandela Washington Fellowship is "the flagship program of President Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) that empowers young people through academic coursework, leadership training and networking," Fellows attending--about... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Department of State Report On Trafficking in Persons - Erroneous Remarks On Algeria, a 'Non - Event'Algiers — The publication of 2015 US Department of State report on trafficking
U.S. Department of State Report On Trafficking in Persons - Erroneous Remarks On Algeria, a 'Non - Event'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
Algiers — The publication of 2015 US Department of State report on trafficking in persons, released on July 27, and which includes erroneous observations on Algeria, is a "non- event," said Sunday the Spokesman of Foreign Affairs Ministry Abdelaziz... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Calls for greater protection for victims of human trafficking | Irish Examiner Tuesday, August 04, 2015 - 07:19 AM The Immigrant Council
Calls for greater protection for victims of human trafficking
Irish Examiner / Posted 26 days ago
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, August 04, 2015 - 07:19 AM The Immigrant Council of Ireland said better protection measures must... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Washington's "Fifth Columns" Inside Russia And ChinaSubmitted by Paul Craig Roberts, It took two decades for Russia and China to u
Washington's "Fifth Columns" Inside Russia And China
Zero Hedge / Posted 26 days ago
Submitted by Paul Craig Roberts, It took two decades for Russia and China to understand that “pro-democracy” and “human rights” organizations operating within their countries were subversive organizations funded by the US Department of State and a... Read more
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International Business Times
Russia warns US over Syria strategy but 2 nations agree to help Gulf Arab States fight IsisThe US, Russia and Saudi Arabia have held trilateral talks in Qatar in an attem
Russia warns US over Syria strategy but 2 nations agree to help Gulf Arab States fight Isis
International Business Times / Posted 26 days ago
The US, Russia and Saudi Arabia have held trilateral talks in Qatar in an attempt to find common ground in the fight against Isis, as well as negotiating the trickier subjects of Iran and Syria. US Secretary of State John Kerry, Russia's Foreign... Read more
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International Business Times
Lionel Messi accused of endorsing Gabon 'dictatorship' with visit to 2017 Africa Cup of Nations venueBarcelona striker Lionel Messi accused by activists of showing 'enthusiastic su
Lionel Messi accused of endorsing Gabon 'dictatorship' with visit to 2017 Africa Cup of Nations venue
International Business Times / Posted 26 days ago
Barcelona striker Lionel Messi accused by activists of showing 'enthusiastic support' for central African country that failed to halt ritual murder of children. Ali Bongo was elected president of Gabon in 2009, bringing about rioting and opposition... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Washington's Fifth Columns Inside Russia and ChinaIt took two decades for Russia and China to understand that "pro-democracy" and
Washington's Fifth Columns Inside Russia and China
Op-Ed News / Posted 27 days ago
It took two decades for Russia and China to understand that "pro-democracy" and "human rights" organizations operating within their countries were subversive organizations funded by the US Department of State and a collection of private American... Read more
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Aljazeera
Why Israel is suddenly owning up to its terrorismAfter over a year of total silence, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu m
Why Israel is suddenly owning up to its terrorism
Aljazeera / Posted 28 days ago
After over a year of total silence, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made two phone calls to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in as many weeks. The first of the calls was one of protocol regarding the start of the Eid al-Fitr festivities... Read more
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Rappler
Kerry assures Middle East allies Iran deal makes them 'safer'STATEMENT. A handout picture provided by the US Department of State shows US Se
Kerry assures Middle East allies Iran deal makes them 'safer'
Rappler / Posted 28 days ago
STATEMENT. A handout picture provided by the US Department of State shows US Secretary of State John Kerry delivering a statement, 05 May 2015. CAIRO, Egypt – US Secretary of State John Kerry sought to assure Middle East allies that the Iran nuclear... Read more
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New Kerala
US congratulates Beijing on winning Winter Olympics bid The US Department of State has congratulated China's capital city Beijing on
US congratulates Beijing on winning Winter Olympics bid
New Kerala / Posted 29 days ago
The US Department of State has congratulated China's capital city Beijing on winning the bid for 2022 Winter Olympics, a media report said. "We obviously congratulate Beijing on winning the... Read more
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The Courier
People trafficking probes failed to secure any convictions last year, report findsNo one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year, des
People trafficking probes failed to secure any convictions last year, report finds
The Courier / Posted 30 days ago
No one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year, despite police finding more victims in more investigations than the previous year, a report says. No one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Rejects US Human Trafficking ReportGaborone — The government rejects and condemns in the strongest terms the US re
Govt Rejects US Human Trafficking Report
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
Gaborone — The government rejects and condemns in the strongest terms the US report which contains inaccuracies, and paints a negative and unfair picture on the issue of human trafficking in Botswana. This was in response to the Botswana Gazette... Read more
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The Courier
People trafficking probes failed to secure any convictions last year, report findsNo one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year, des
People trafficking probes failed to secure any convictions last year, report finds
The Courier / Posted 30 days ago
No one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year, despite police finding more victims in more investigations than the previous year, a report says. No one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year,... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
People trafficking probes failed to secure any convictions last year, report findsNo one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year, des
People trafficking probes failed to secure any convictions last year, report finds
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 30 days ago
No one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year, despite police finding more victims in more investigations than the previous year, a report says. No one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year,... Read more
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The Young Witness
People trafficking probes failed to secure any convictions last year, report findsNo one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year, des
People trafficking probes failed to secure any convictions last year, report finds
The Young Witness / Posted 30 days ago
No one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year, despite police finding more victims in more investigations than the previous year, a report says. No one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year,... Read more
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Western Advocate
People trafficking probes failed to secure any convictions last year, report findsNo one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year, des
People trafficking probes failed to secure any convictions last year, report finds
Western Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
No one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year, despite police finding more victims in more investigations than the previous year, a report says. No one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year,... Read more
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Kiama Independent
People trafficking probes failed to secure any convictions last year, report findsNo one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year, des
People trafficking probes failed to secure any convictions last year, report finds
Kiama Independent / Posted 30 days ago
No one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year, despite police finding more victims in more investigations than the previous year, a report says. No one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year,... Read more
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Manning River Times
People trafficking probes failed to secure any convictions last year, report findsNo one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year, des
People trafficking probes failed to secure any convictions last year, report finds
Manning River Times / Posted 30 days ago
No one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year, despite police finding more victims in more investigations than the previous year, a report says. No one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year,... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
People trafficking probes failed to secure any convictions last year, report findsNo one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year, des
People trafficking probes failed to secure any convictions last year, report finds
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 30 days ago
No one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year, despite police finding more victims in more investigations than the previous year, a report says. No one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year,... Read more
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The North West Star
People trafficking probes failed to secure any convictions last year, report findsNo one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year, des
People trafficking probes failed to secure any convictions last year, report finds
The North West Star / Posted 30 days ago
No one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year, despite police finding more victims in more investigations than the previous year, a report says. No one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year,... Read more
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Daily Liberal
People trafficking probes failed to secure any convictions last year, report findsNo one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year, des
People trafficking probes failed to secure any convictions last year, report finds
Daily Liberal / Posted 30 days ago
No one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year, despite police finding more victims in more investigations than the previous year, a report says. No one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year,... Read more
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The Border Mail
People trafficking probes failed to secure any convictions last year, report findsNo one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year, des
People trafficking probes failed to secure any convictions last year, report finds
The Border Mail / Posted 30 days ago
No one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year, despite police finding more victims in more investigations than the previous year, a report says. No one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
People trafficking probes failed to secure any convictions last year, report findsNo one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year, des
People trafficking probes failed to secure any convictions last year, report finds
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 30 days ago
No one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year, despite police finding more victims in more investigations than the previous year, a report says. No one was convicted of people trafficking offences in Australia last year,... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
NZ must do more for exploited migrant labourers: US State DepartmentNew Zealand needs to significantly boost its efforts to protect vulnerable migr
NZ must do more for exploited migrant labourers: US State Department
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 30 days ago
New Zealand needs to significantly boost its efforts to protect vulnerable migrant workers against exploitative employers, the US Department of State says, in its latest human trafficking report. Migrant and foreign workers, in particular people... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya's Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking At Risk Over Unstable NeighboursKenya's unstable neighbours and low number of jobs created domestically could h
Kenya's Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking At Risk Over Unstable Neighbours
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
Kenya's unstable neighbours and low number of jobs created domestically could hamper the country's efforts to combat human trafficking. A new briefing note by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) warns that counter-trafficking policies... Read more

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