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Month: April 2022

Ethiopia’s Supreme Court upholds bail for journalist

Ethiopia’s Supreme Court upholds bail for journalist Ethiopia’s Supreme Court has upheld the order to release on bail journalist Amir Aman Kiyaro, who has been imprisoned for four months without charges, rejecting a police...

Germany: 6 men held in alleged plan to sabotage power lines

Germany: 6 men held in alleged plan to sabotage power lines Authorities in Germany have detained six men on suspicion of planning to sabotage overhead power lines and disrupt the country’s electricity supply ByThe...

‘Unbox Me’ campaign gives visibility to lives of transgender children — Global Issues

‘Unbox Me’ campaign gives visibility to lives of transgender children — Global Issues The Unbox Me campaign was launched by UNAIDS ahead of the International Transgender Day of Visibility, observed this Thursday, 31 March.  The goal...

Australian house prices rise despite stalling values in Sydney and Melbourne | Housing

A lift in house values in the smallest cities has driven growth across the country, despite stalling values in Sydney and Melbourne. CoreLogic’s national Home Value Index, released on Friday, was up 0.7% in...

$1.7 billion plan launched to meet humanitarian needs — Global Issues

$1.7 billion plan launched to meet humanitarian needs — Global Issues The funding will be used to provide urgent life-saving assistance and protection in a country where it is estimated more than two thirds...

UN chief hails launch of new expert group to boost net-zero climate change fight — Global Issues

UN chief hails launch of new expert group to boost net-zero climate change fight — Global Issues Mr. Guterres’s comments came as he unveiled his new initiative to develop stronger standards for “net-zero” pledges by partners...

Second UN convoy reaches Sumy, Mariupol access thwarted — Global Issues

Second UN convoy reaches Sumy, Mariupol access thwarted — Global Issues Briefing journalists in New York, UN Spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric, noted that the first convoy had arrived in Sumy nearly two weeks ago, with another inter-agency...

Kremlin demands rubles for gas, leaves currency loophole

Kremlin demands rubles for gas, leaves currency loophole BERLIN — Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a decree Thursday demanding payment for natural gas in rubles but appeared to temper the order by allowing dollar...

Sri Lankans protest near president’s residence

Sri Lankans protest near president’s residence Sri Lanka police fired tear gas and a water canon to disperse several hundred people protesting near the private residence of the country’s president By KRISHAN FRANCIS Associated...