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ILO: Pandemic cost 34 million jobs in Latin America and Caribbean - 09/30/2020

Mexico City – At least 34 million workers in Latin America and the Caribbean lost their jobs just before and during the coronavirus pandemic, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on...

UN chief says humans must stop 'war on nature' at biodiversity summit - 09/30/2020

New York - By Sophie Wingate, - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said humanity must stop "waging war on nature" at the United Nations' first ever summit on the biodiversity crisis on Wednesday....

Iraqi premier vows state will protect embassies against attacks - 09/30/2020

Baghdad - Iraq wants to protect foreign embassies in the country and limit the use of weapons to state bodies, Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi told 25 Western and Arab envoys in Baghdad on...

Armenia, Azerbaijan's heavy fighting stokes concerns of looming war - 09/30/2020

Moscow - By Pol O Gradaigh and Peter Spinella, - Armenia and neighbouring Azerbaijan engaged in heavy fighting on Wednesday in a days-long flare-up that has riled regional powers Russia and Turkey...

First US presidential debate reveals polarization, anger, tensions - 09/30/2020

Washington - By Shabtai Gold and Eliyahu Kamisher, - A bruising, chaotic 95-minute debate between US President Donald Trump and Democratic contender Joe Biden descended into bitter personal attacks,...

Treasury Continues Targeting Facilitators of Assad Regime - 09/30/2020

Washington – Today, as part of the U.S. government’s continued effort to achieve a peaceful, political resolution of the Syrian conflict, the U.S. Department of the Treasury is taking action against...

Syria tycoon Rami Makhlouf: Largest fraud in Middle East is in Syria - 09/30/2020

Syrian businessman Rami Makhlouf said on Monday that the Syrian regime has committed the largest fraud operation in the Middle East by taking over his companies under the cover of security for the...

European court tells Armenia, Azerbaijan to protect civilians - 09/30/2020

Paris - The European Court of Human Rights has instructed Armenia and Azerbaijan to avoid any military action that could put the life and health of civilians at risk, it said on Wednesday.   The...

Council of Europe experts begin audit of scandal-hit Vatican finances - 09/30/2020

Rome - Experts from the Council of Europe on financial transparency arrived at the Vatican on Wednesday for a highly anticipated audit of its finances. A team from the council's Moneyval committee is...

Trump's tiny tax bill reveals big losses at his golf resort in Miami - 09/29/2020

Miami (tca/dpa) - Behind the 750 dollars that Donald Trump owed the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in 2017 looms a much larger number from Miami: 162 million dollars in reported losses at the Trump...
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