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9:00 Workshop entitled “Transparency and Accountability in Lebanese Oil Legislation”, organized by Samir Kassir Foundation – Skaez Center for Media and Cultural Liberties, with the support of the Dutch Embassy in Lebanon and …

North Korean leader Kim Jongun says he will complete nuclear program despite sanctions

NNA – The North’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) carried his comments a day after US and South Korean militaries detected the missile launch from the North Korean capital of Pyongyang.

The KCNA said …

China provides $10 billion credit line to Iran

NNA – A Chinese state-owned investment firm has provided a USD 10 billion credit line for Iranian banks, Iran’s central bank president said today. The contract was signed in Beijing between China’s CITIC investment group …

Only female contingent commander in South Sudan heads new hospital project in Bentiu

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Lieutenant Colonel Katie Hislop (left) with the head of the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), David Shearer. Photo: UNMISS

“Women are still a minority in most of the …

World hunger again on the rise, driven by conflict and climate change, new UN report says

Photo: ©FAO/A. Benedetti

Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of IFAD, José Graziano da Silva, Director-General of FAO, and David Beasley, Executive Director of WFP, during today’s report launch.

15 September 2017, Rome – After steadily declining for over a …