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Anantara Vacation Club to add Kuwait Airways as Newest Airline Points Conversion Partner

BANGKOK, Thailand, July 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Anantara Vacation Club, Asia's premiere holiday ownership programme, has added Kuwait Airways, Kuwait's flagship carrier, to its roster of partners in the Middle East to enhance the benefits ...

International Green Court: A solution to achieving climate justice?

Bangladesh is one of many countries to be affected by the problem of climate-change-induced migration. Photo: AFP By Sharaban Tahura ZamanJul 12 2019 (IPS-Partners) (The Daily Star) – WE’RE running out of time on climate change. The UN Intergovernmental ...

Rwanda: Open for Business

Andrew Kanyegirire is Senior Communications Officer at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) By Andrew KanyegirireWASHINGTON DC, Jul 12 2019 – Claire Akamanzi spends her days working on innovative ways to bring more business to her country. As ...

How NGOs in Rich Countries Control their Counterparts in Poor Countries..and Why they Refuse to Resolve it

The Fight to End Violence Against Women in the Asia-Pacific Region

By Caley PigliucciUNITED NATIONS, Jul 12 2019 – Parliamentarians met in Laos last week to discuss violence against women and girls. The meeting was organized by the Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) and hosted by the National ...

Migrants, Militias & the Mediterranean Sea

By Marco FunkBERLIN, Jul 11 2019 – When the Italian police recently arrested Carola Rackete, captain of the Sea-Watch 3 search and rescue vessel, the Central Mediterranean Sea suddenly entered the international limelight once again. Media coverage ...

Prejudice and Discrimination, the Uncured Ills of Leprosy

Nippon Foundation President Yohei Sasakawa and Socorro Gross, Pan American Health Organisation representative in Brazil, hold a press conference in Brasilia at the end of a 10-day visit to this country by the Japanese activist who is also World Health ...

Community Action Is a Critical Weapon in the War on Terror

Secretary-General António Guterres visits a Training Centre in Kamakunji, Kenya, and talked to youth about countering violent extremism, and preventing radicalization. (9 July 2019) Credit: UNEP/Duncan Moore By Siddharth ChatterjeeNAIROBI, Kenya, ...

Let’s Talk About Sex – and Why Power Matters

Natalia Kanem By Dr. Natalia KanemUNITED NATIONS, Jul 11 2019 – Every year on World Population Day (July 11), UNFPA receives queries from journalists about the total number of people around the world. Numbers are indeed important because they ...

Drought, Disease and War Hit Global Agriculture, Says U.N.

The United Nations has warned that drought, disease and war are preventing farmers from producing enough food for millions of people across Africa and other regions.Recurring droughts have destroyed most harvests in the Sahel. Credit:Kristin Palitza/IPS By ...
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