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Meeting with King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands

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Vladimir Putin met with King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands in the Kremlin. The King of the Netherlands is visiting Russia to participate in the events marking the closing of the reciprocal Russia-Netherlands Year. * * * PRESIDENT OF RUSSIA VLADIMIR PUTIN: Welcome to Russia. KING WILLEM-ALEXANDER OF THE NETHERLANDS (translated from Russian): Thank you very […]

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Philippines: UN boosts relief efforts to respond to super typhoon Haiyan

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An average of 20 typhoons a year strike the Philippines. Photo: IRIN/Jason Gutierrez 9 November 2013 – The United Nations is ramping up its relief efforts to respond to the devastation caused by the super typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, following Government reports of some 1,200 casualties and an estimated 4.6 million people affected. “The […]

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Linking jobs, poverty reduction, sustainable development vital for post-2015 agenda –UN officials

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Chair of the Second Committee Abdou Salam Diallo. UN Photo/Evan Schneider 8 November 2013 – With myriad technological, demographic and financial factors impacting all facets of labour – perhaps even giving the idea of work an altogether different meaning in the years to come – two key United Nations bodies joined forces today to examine […]

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Ban hails Transparency International’s efforts to tackle corruption

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Anti-corruption sign in Namibia. Photo: World Bank/Philip Schuler 8 November 2013 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today congratulated the non-governmental organization Transparency International on its 20th anniversary, praising its work to advance anti-corruption efforts around the world. “Corruption should no longer be seen as the regrettable price of doing business; it is a crime that must […]

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