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OPCW: Fact-finding team mute outside Syria’s Douma

Inspectors from the global chemical weapons watchdog have not been able to enter Syria’s Douma to examine the site of a suspected gas attack, the organisation said, dismissing an earlier report circulated by Syrian state-run media. The Organisation for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said on Wednesday that United Nations security officials entered the town on Tuesday to…

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Windrush kid’s landing playing cards were destroyed by Labour, Theresa Would possibly per chance per chance even just claims

Theresa May has claimed the decision to destroy landing cards belonging to the Windrush generation was taken by the previous Labour government. MPs were in uproar when the prime minister pointed the finger of blame at Jeremy Corbyn’s party for the move, where thousands of files recording dates of arrival in the UK for Windrush migrants were…

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North Korea is changing

Earlier this month, I had the chance to visit North Korea as part of a delegation of scholars led by veteran Indonesian diplomat Dino Djalal. I spent four days in the country talking to high-level officials and professors and visiting the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) at the country’s southern border and various institutions, including Km Il-sung…

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Meet the EU’s next member train: Montenegro

It is the year 2025. A big bottle of champaign pops open at a party in central Brussels. Montenegro has just joined the EU club and celebrations are in full swing. Diplomats and European commissioners toast the new arrival. At long last, the Union is in enlargement mode again and has just brought back its…

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Arbeit im Alter: »Zu Hause sagt dir niemand ein nettes Wort«

” Ich krieg kein Gehalt hier, ich kriege alles was sie hier drauflegen.”Solche Arbeitskonzepte sind leider nicht selten.Bei Rentnern die hinzuverdienen möchten oder müssen werden oft Tätigkeiten ohne Sozialversicherung angeboten, z.B auf selbstständiger Basis, denn abgesichert sind sie ja schon durch den Rentenbezug-trotzdem keine Win-Win-Situation.Schwer vermittelbare Alte oder Migranten werden ausgenutzt und die Sozialkassen geschädigt.

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The UK’s Windrush technology: What’s the scandal about?

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has apologised to 12 Caribbean nations for the treatment of people from the so-called “Windrush generation”.  On Tuesday, May told leaders and diplomats attending a summit of Commonwealth heads of government in London that she was “genuinely sorry for any anxiety that has been caused”.  Her statement came amid a…

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Boxing followers react to Manny Pacquiao comeback

Manny Pacquiao, a Philippine boxing superstar and politician, is set to make a return to the ring for the first time in more than a year. The eight-division world champion will face off against Lucas Matthysse, the Argentinian reigning World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight titleholder, in a fight scheduled for July 15 in Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur. Officially…

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Trump hails secret mission to North Korea

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The aim Mr Pompeo’s mission was to pave the way for a Trump-Kim summit CIA director Mike Pompeo forged a “good relationship” with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un when they met last week, US President Donald Trump has tweeted. Confirming media reports of the secret meeting in Pyongyang, Mr Trump…