May 1 2018 Russian President Putin Promises to Raise Minimum Wage

May 1 2018 Russian President Putin Promises to Raise Minimum Wage

🕔17:35, 10.Jan 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is seeking to win a fourth term in the Kremlin in March elections, pledged Wednesday to raise the minimum wage this year, benefitting some four million people.

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Catalan Parties Propose Carles Puigdemont as President

Catalan Parties Propose Carles Puigdemont as President

🕔17:27, 10.Jan 2018

The two main pro-independence parties in Catalonia have agreed to back former leader Carles Puigdemont as their candidate to head the region, raising the likelihood of a renewed push this year for a split from Spain.

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Canada Takes United States to WTO in Complaint Over Trade Remedies

Canada Takes United States to WTO in Complaint Over Trade Remedies

🕔17:23, 10.Jan 2018

Canada has launched a wide-ranging trade dispute against the United States, challenging Washington’s use of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties, Canada said in WTO filing dated Dec. 20 and published on Wednesday.

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Deaths, Bloods on Nigeria Streets: Amnesty Calls On Buhari to End Gruesome Killings

Deaths, Bloods on Nigeria Streets: Amnesty Calls On Buhari to End Gruesome Killings

🕔17:09, 10.Jan 2018

Responding to a spate of killings in Nigeria over the past week by herdsmen, ethnic militias and cult groups which have left dozens dead across parts of Benue, Kaduna, Rivers and Taraba States, the Director of Amnesty International Nigeria, Osai Ojigho, in a statement expressed disappointment that no one has been brought to book. According to him, the government must make better use of its resources to bring the perpetrators to justice.

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Herdsmen Killings Not President Buhari’s Fault: Malam Garba Shehu Tells Nigerians

Herdsmen Killings Not President Buhari’s Fault: Malam Garba Shehu Tells Nigerians

🕔16:35, 10.Jan 2018

Shehu also said Buhari held the view, as many experts also do, that these conflicts are more often than not caused by major demographic changes in Nigeria, recalling that when Nigeria attained independence, the population of the country was estimated at about 63 million. “Today, the population is estimated at close to 200 million, while the land size has not changed and will not change. Urban sprawl and development have simply reduced land area both for peasant farming and cattle grazing.

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What is DACA: What You Need to Know About Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

What is DACA: What You Need to Know About Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Updated

🕔13:00, 10.Jan 2018

What is Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA): On June 15, 2012, the Secretary of Homeland Security announced that certain people who came to the United States as children and meet several guidelines may request consideration of deferred action for a period of two years, subject to renewal. They are also eligible for work authorization. Deferred action is a use of prosecutorial discretion to defer removal action against an individual for a certain period of time. Deferred action does not provide lawful status.

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Judge Alsup Blocks Trump Move to End DACA for Immigrants

Judge Alsup Blocks Trump Move to End DACA for Immigrants

🕔09:56, 10.Jan 2018

“DACA gave them a more tolerable set of choices, including joining the mainstream workforce,” Alsup wrote. “Now, absent an injunction, they will slide back to the pre-DACA era and associated hardship.”

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Malala Yousafzai Biography and Profile

Malala Yousafzai Biography and Profile

🕔09:01, 10.Jan 2018

Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani education advocate who, at the age of 17, became the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize after surviving an assassination attempt by the Taliban. Born on July 12, 1997, Malala Yousafzai became an advocate for girls’ education when she herself was still a child, which resulted in the Taliban issuing a death threat against her. On October 9, 2012, a gunman shot Malala Yousafzai when she was traveling home from school. She survived and has continued to speak out on the importance of education. In 2013, she gave a speech to the United Nations and published her first book, I Am Malala. In 2014, Malala Yousafzai won the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Israel: Don’t Deport Asylum Seekers to Rwanda

Israel: Don’t Deport Asylum Seekers to Rwanda Updated

🕔01:00, 10.Jan 2018

Dear Prime Minister Netanyahu, “You shall not hand over to their master a slave who has sought refuge with you from their master. They shall live with you in your midst, in the place which they shall choose in one of your towns where it is good for them; you shall not mistreat them.” (Deuteronomy 23:16-17)

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Shehu Sani to Buhari: Stop Pampering Fulani Herdsmen

Shehu Sani to Buhari: Stop Pampering Fulani Herdsmen

🕔19:59, 9.Jan 2018

Shehu Sani, the senator representing Kaduna Senatorial District, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to stop protecting Fulani herdsmen, saying their murderous attacks on farmers in various parts of the country have eroded the integrity of the government. Mr. Sani’s offered his advice in a press statement issued on Sunday. Titled “Herdsmen and Helmsmen”, the statement condemned the repeated horrors visited on farmers by the herdsmen.

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