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Today

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Legislators from both sides of the aisle in the U.S. Congress and South Korea's National Assembly together with Korea policy experts explored critical issues and prospects for a fresh start to US-Korea policy under the new Biden administration at an...


25 february 2021

19:45
SEMI, the industry association serving the global electronics design and manufacturing supply chain, today released the following statement from president and CEO Ajit Manocha on the support of funding incentives to expand U.S. semiconductor...

17:02
The President of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, introduced to the National Congress a reform to toughen laws against maras and gangs, reaffirming his commitment to continue the fight against transnational crime until the last day of his government...

09:00
Astana Club, one of the most esteemed geopolitical forums for Europe and Asia, announces the latest edition of the international rating "TOP-10 Risks for Eurasia in 2021"....

08:55
Khaled Salem, the U.S. candidate running against Chuck Schumer in 2022, today made a policy statement about the Middle East, appealing to Egyptian President Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi for definitive action in urging Egyptian citizens to forget past wars...

04:00
Astana Club, one of the most esteemed geopolitical forums for Europe and Asia, announces the latest edition of the international rating "TOP-10 Risks for Eurasia in 2021". The rating is developed by the Institute of World Economics and Politics...


24 february 2021

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HSBC, Intel, Arup, and Tesco are among the global businesses backing the launch of a new business network created to help companies, cities, and governments confront emerging global economic and environmental shocks. More than 600 businesses, with...

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WHAT:      The British Embassy is hosting DESIGNING OUR FUTURE: The Future of Health & Medicine. A virtual panel discussion with global health and science leaders to discuss the role that governments, businesses and researchers are playing in driving...

11:07
Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will meet with U.S.  Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, John Kerry, today at 1:00 p.m. (EST). Following yesterday's...


23 february 2021

21:43
"It is in the shared interest of the United States and Canada to revitalize and expand our historic alliance and steadfast friendship to overcome the daunting challenges of today and realize the full potential of the relationship into the future. The...

19:49
The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, today met with the President of the United States of America, Joe Biden, during a bilateral meeting. During the meeting, Prime Minister Trudeau and President Biden solidified the deep and enduring...

04:03
Urgent Request This is an appeal for the immediate creation of United Nations Observation Posts at Farmers Protests Sites surrounding New Delhi, India. Namely Singhu Border, Ghazipur border, and Tikri border. An urgent proactive United Nations...


22 february 2021

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Honduran Foreign Minister Lisandro Rosales and US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken had a positive and constructive conversation maintaining the historically important bilateral relations between both countries.  Both top diplomates committed to...

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The Parliament of Georgia today confirmed Irakli Garibashvili as Prime Minister along with a vote of confidence in the cabinet Garibashvili put forward.  First on the agenda, Garibashvili will continue the essential work of the government to ably...


19 february 2021

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The global COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the health and economic wellbeing of people both here in Canada, and around the world. To continue to keep our people safe and supported, and build back better in a way that creates jobs and economic growth,...

11:58
The World Dog Alliance (WDA), an international animal welfare organization dedicated to promoting an explicit ban on dog and cat meat, is campaigning for a ground-breaking "Dog and Cat Diplomacy" between China and the United States, following the...


18 february 2021

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"Today, Congressional Democrats introduced a President Biden-backed mass immigration bill that grants a sweeping amnesty to at least 14.5 million illegal aliens, significantly increases legal immigration levels, and provides $4 billion in foreign aid...

17:00
Andreas Wiebe, CEO Swisscows AG, operator of the European search engine Swisscows and the data-secure messenger TeleGuard, commenting the situation between Facebook and the Australian government: "The current conflict between Facebook and the...

15:00
The British Virgin Islands International Arbitration Centre (BVI IAC), an independent not-for-profit institution serving the demands for dispute resolution in the international business community, today announced the addition of 10 members to its...

10:32
In 2020, 305 foreign companies chose to establish or expand operations in the Netherlands, according to the annual results of Invest in Holland and the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA) released today. These companies from around the globe...

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The GroundTruth Project announced today the launch of Report for the World, its newest service program, and issued a call for applications for local journalists to serve communities in Nigeria and India. The program launch coincides with a moment in...


17 february 2021

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WHO: His Excellency Mr. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General Hon. John F. Kerry, U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Ambassador Elizabeth Cousens, President and CEO, United Nations Foundation (moderator) WHEN: Friday, February...

09:00
Eighty-eight per cent employees working at attractions, experiences, hotels, restaurants and retailers at Yas Island, Abu Dhabi's premier leisure and entertainment hub, have been vaccinated against COVID-19, as the Island aims to be among the first...

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Eighty-eight per cent employees working at attractions, experiences, hotels, restaurants and retailers at Yas Island, Abu Dhabi's premier leisure and entertainment hub, have been vaccinated against COVID-19, as the Island aims to be among the first...


16 february 2021

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The COVID-19 pandemic, affecting all countries, has underscored both the way China addresses a global challenge and its vision for a better world.   As the first major country to have effectively contained the virus and the only major economy to...

08:38
Today, Khaled Salem, running for the U.S. Senate against Chuck Schumer in 2022, urged Israel to take definitive action against Hezbollah and Hamas. In his view, these two terrorist organizations not only threat Israel, but also the peace of the...


15 february 2021

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The Honduran Government successfully struck another blow against criminals in their fight against drug trafficking.  "Another blow...


12 february 2021

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International students bring so much to Canada, contributing more than $21 billion annually to our economy and supporting the vitality of our communities. The pandemic has presented myriad challenges for international students, and the Government of...

10:29
National Press Club leaders, in a statement Friday, urged Poland's government to halt a recent campaign to undermine independent news organizations there....

04:00
We are handing over the beginning rather than the end in the fight against Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). This is one of the...


11 february 2021

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In today's fast-paced creative economy, it is critical for Canada to maintain a comprehensive copyright framework to encourage creation, acquisition and commercialization of copyrighted content. Under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement...

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Today, Carnegie Council is pleased to announce its 2021 Impact Initiatives. These initiatives identify pressing ethical issues, convene leading experts, and produce agenda-setting resources to educate and activate communities globally....


10 february 2021

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Forced organ harvesting is the practice of killing people for their organs. For the victims, who include political prisoners, Falun Gong practitioners and Uyghurs, it is not just the harvesting of their organs, it is also a harvesting of their life....

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The Commonwealth of Dominica has received 70,000 Covishield vaccinations from India under the Vaccine Maitri initiative. This comes after Dominican Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit wrote to his Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

09:00
Mark Morgan, the former Acting Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has joined the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), the nation's oldest and largest immigration watchdog...


9 february 2021

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The ninth summit between China and Central and Eastern European countries (CEEC), originally scheduled for the first half of 2020, was postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, but the cooperation between the two sides has not stopped.   After the...

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Access to diverse content, with different viewpoints and perspectives, allows for healthy and informed public debates, promotes social inclusion and encourages understanding between countries, cultures and communities This diversity of content is...

11:11
Honduras President and members of his Cabinet announced that they have relinquished their right granted by Honduras laws which mandates that State´s officials, both elected and appointed, are a priority group in national vaccination programs. This...


8 february 2021

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A national coalition today wrote to Foreign Minister Marc Garneau pleading for Canada to act urgently for the Rohingya and other ethnic minorities now under direct threat from the military following the coup d'état in Myanmar, and to renew the...

09:48
The Empire State Building (ESB) today announced that it will celebrate Lunar New Year in partnership with China's Consulate General in New York with a Feb. 10 lighting of its world-famous tower lights, and the unveiling of a new Spring Festival...

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Ecopetrol S.A. , pursuant to the provisions set forth in Article 5.2.4.1.6 - Decree 2555/2010, does hereby confirm the information published in several media outlets that last February 5, 2021, received a written communication issued by the Ministry...


7 february 2021

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The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on International Development Week, which runs from February 7 to 13, 2021: "Today, on the first day of the 31st International Development Week, we recognize the workers,...


5 february 2021

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In a statement released today, David M. Luna, CEO & President of Luna Global Networks, encouraged President Joe Biden and the US Congress to make the fight against kleptocracy and illicit trade an important US national security and foreign policy...

08:43
Today, Khaled Salem, running for the U.S. Senate against Chuck Schumer in 2022, today issued a warning to Iran not to waste the opportunity to negotiate with the Biden administration over nuclear weapons. As part of a message to the Gulf States,...


4 february 2021

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2020 was a record year for Americans giving up their citizenship, according to the experts and tax specialists of Americans Overseas. A record 6,705 Americans gave up their citizenship in 2020 A 260% increase from 2019 when 2,577 Americans gave up...

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America's leading professional organization for journalists applauded on Thursday efforts by U.S. lawmakers to advance press freedom. ...

10:43
The United States is ready to expand bilateral trade and investment with the Republic of Cyprus, according to the US Ambassador to Cyprus, who said that security co-operation between the two countries "has never been stronger"....

08:27
On the margins of the Institute on Online Global Learning virtual event, David Julien, Executive Director of the Inter-American Organization for Higher Education (IOHE) and Melissa Torres, President and CEO of The Forum on Education Abroad (The...


3 february 2021

19:00
In a recent webinar, Prime Minister Timothy Harris addressed some of the achievements contributed by St Kitts and Nevis' Citizenship by Investment Programme both on the islands and in the broader investment migration industry. Established in 1984,...

09:18
The Zayed Award for Human Fraternity has today officially revealed that UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, and Moroccan-French activist, Latifa Ibn Ziaten, are the two honorees of its 2021 award. Hosted via a...

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