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ILO: New thinking on labour migration needed

ILO: New thinking on labour migration needed

  There are an estimated 232 million migrants worldwide   Lack of decent jobs, income opportunities contributing factors                                                                        ILO Director General Guy Ryder As a High-Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development continues in New York, ILO Director General Guy Ryder has been discussing ways to improve labour migration governance for the benefit of all. This [&hellip

UNDP: Resources are windows of opportunity

UNDP: Resources are windows of opportunity

                                                                    Finance Minister Dr William Mgimwa Africa’s natural resource endowments should provide a window of opportunity to transform itself from a low productive agricultural based economy to a diversified and productive resource based economy that guarantees better lives for its people. Tanzania falls among African countries that have taken proactive measures to ensure transformation through [&hellip

UNSC condemns attack on Russia embassy in Tripoli

UNSC condemns attack on Russia embassy in Tripoli

A picture taken on October 3, 2013 outside the Russian embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli shows a car that was destroyed a day before. The United Nations Security Council has condemned an attack on Russia’s embassy in the Libyan capital of Tripoli. In a statement which was issued on Friday, the 15-member council voiced [&hellip

N-issue resolution big step towards Iran-US ties: Eyre

N-issue resolution big step towards Iran-US ties: Eyre

                                                           US State Department spokesman Alan Eyre The US State Department’s Persian-speaking spokesman says the resolution of the Iranian nuclear issue will be a big step to resume diplomatic ties between Tehran and Washington based on mutual respect and common interests. “(US President Barack) Obama has said that he’s interested in peaceful solution to Iran’s [&hellip

Yemenis hold demo against US, Israel meddling

Yemenis hold demo against US, Israel meddling

Yemenis have taken to the streets of a northern town to denounce the United States and Israel for interfering in the country. The protesters held a mass rally in Sa’ada on Friday against interference by Washington and Tel Aviv in the country’s internal affairs. They also expressed anger over assassination drone attacks by the US [&hellip

Man sets self on fire at Washington’s National Mall

Man sets self on fire at Washington’s National Mall

A man has set himself on fire in the middle of Washington’s National Mall in the vicinity of federal museums closed by the government shutdown, suffering “life threatening injuries.” DC Fire Department spokesman Tim Wilson said on Friday the unidentified man was flown to a hospital by helicopter. S Park Police closed an area of [&hellip

Belgium demands explanation from British spy agency

Belgium demands explanation from British spy agency

The headquarters of the British Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) in Cheltenham Belgium has demanded explanations from the British Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) over allegations that it infiltrated major Belgian national telecom provider Belgacom. The allegations against GCHQ were made after documents, leaked by US whistleblower Edward Snowden, pointed to the British agency’s spying activities against [&hellip

Shutdown forces US to cancel trade talks with EU

Shutdown forces US to cancel trade talks with EU

A federal government shutdown in the United States has left Washington with no choice but to delay scheduled talks with top European Union officials over a major free trade deal. The second round of discussions between top US and EU officials over the deal was scheduled to start on Monday but US trade representative Michael [&hellip

KSA behind Syria chemical attack: Russian source

KSA behind Syria chemical attack: Russian source

A Russian diplomatic source says the August chemical attack near the Syrian capital Damascus was carried out by Saudi Arabian intelligence agents. “Based on data from a number of sources a picture can be pieced together. The criminal provocation in eastern Ghouta was done by a black op team that the Saudis sent through Jordan [&hellip

The Economy during the rule of Imam al-Mahdi (atfs)

The Economy during the rule of Imam al-Mahdi (atfs)

If a government is supported up by God and implements the divine laws and rules in the society, by its grace, the people will also be transformed and direct their steps toward piety and goodness. As a result, the favors of God will be showered on His servants from all directions. We read in the [&hellip