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Women must be at the decision-making table at all levels’ UN tells high-level meeting in Chile

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United Nations News Centre – ‘Women must be at the decision-making table at all levels’ UN tells high-level meeting in Chile.

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China raises retail oil prices

By   /  February 28, 2015  /  All News  /  No Comments

China raises retail oil prices Updated: Feb 27,2015 5:40 PM     Xinhua   BEIJING — China’s top economic planner on Feb 27 announced the retail price of gasoline would be raised by 390 yuan ($63.7) per ton and diesel by 375 yuan per ton. The adjustment that will come into effect on Feb 28 means retail […]

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Kerry refuses to withhold aid for Pakistan

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Kerry refuses to withhold aid for Pakistan Anwar Iqbal Updated about 11 hours ago   US Secretary of State John Kerry is greeted by Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in this file photo. -AFP WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry has refused to use aid as a weapon to persuade Pakistan to release Dr […]

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UN-backed treaty set to mark 10 years of dramatic change in tobacco use worldwide

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United Nations News Centre – UN-backed treaty set to mark 10 years of dramatic change in tobacco use worldwide.

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Meeting with President of the French Senate Gerard Larcher

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Meeting with President of the French Senate Gerard Larcher February 26, 2015, 14:00 Novo-Ogaryovo, Moscow Region     Vladimir Putin met with President of the Senate of France Gerard Larcher at his Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow. PRESIDENT OF RUSSIA VLADIMIR PUTIN: Good afternoon, Mr Larcher, friends. We are very happy to see you here. It […]

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In Paraguay, UN chief says 2015 a ‘pivotal year’ for international community

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United Nations News Centre – In Paraguay, UN chief says 2015 a ‘pivotal year’ for international community.

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Another national innovation zone set up in China

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Another national innovation zone set up in China Updated: Feb 27,2015 7:55 AM     Xinhua   TIANJIN — A national innovation zone opened in the Binhai New Area industrial park in north China’s Tianjin Municipality on Feb 26. The zone will cover more than 244 square kilometers, including one administrative district and 21 industrial parks. It […]

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PM meets with Bill Gates to advance maternal, newborn and child health priority

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PM meets with Bill Gates to advance maternal, newborn and child health priority. Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Bill Gates renew the call for focused global political leadership and sustained financial commitments to ensure that maternal, newborn and child health remains a global development priority as the world moves beyond 2015 during a moderated discussion. […]

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New UN report urges push to end problem of torture in Afghan detention facilities

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United Nations News Centre – New UN report urges push to end problem of torture in Afghan detention facilities.

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Cutting crime ‘manifestly important’ to sustainable development, UN Assembly told

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United Nations News Centre – Cutting crime ‘manifestly important’ to sustainable development, UN Assembly told.

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