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Tunisia's workers union stages nationwide strike

Tunisia's biggest labour union is staging a nationwide strike to protest against the government's refusal to raise the salaries of 670,000 public servants.
from Aljazeera on Jan 17, 2019.

Political tensions undermining climate change action, say policymakers

Trade wars and political tensions are undermining efforts to tackle climate change, says the World Economic Forum.
from World Economic Forum on Jan 17, 2019.

World Report 2019: Reversing Autocrats' Attacks on Rights

Growing opposition to authoritarian trends is the big news of the year, says Human Rights Watch's latest World Report.
from Human Rights Watch on Jan 17, 2019.

Call for a farming revolution to avert health and environment crisis

Current food systems threaten human health and environmental sustainability and need to be changed, says a commission convened by a leading medical journal.
from The Lancet on Jan 17, 2019.

Cambodia launches first national seed strategy

Cambodian officials unveiled their country’s first national seed strategy while on a visit to the International Rice Research Institute in The Philippines.
from IRRI on Jan 17, 2019.

Activists expose illegal deforestation linked to flooding in Argentina

Greenpeace says activists are in the Chaco forest documenting illegal deforestation contributing to massive flooding across northern Argentina.
from Greenpeace on Jan 17, 2019.

Duterte 'receptive' to government takeover of Korean-owned shipyard

President Rodrigo Duterte is “receptive” to a Philippine government takeover of the Subic shipyard of South Korean shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries.
from Rappler on Jan 16, 2019.

Mnangagwa begs 'senior brother' Putin to help him develop Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa has asked for guidance from his Russian counterpart to help surmount his country’s mounting economic challenges.
from africanews on Jan 16, 2019.

Developing countries on the long-list for renewable energy awards

New business models from Africa, Asia and Latin America for delivering renewable energy are on the shortlist for the 2019 Ashden Awards.
from Ashden Awards on Jan 16, 2019.

ICC judges order immediate release of ex-Ivory Coast president Gbagbo

International Criminal Court judges have ordered the immediate release of ex-Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo and his co-defendant Charles Ble Goude.
from africanews on Jan 15, 2019.
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