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'Civilians killed' as Saudi Arabia bombs Yemen

By Almigdad Mojalli

SANA’A, 26 March 2015 (IRIN) – Saudi Arabia and its allies have been hitting residential neighbourhoods  in their …

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Four rebel suspects killed, 22 arrested in Thai south clash

NNA – Four suspected insurgents were killed and 22 others arrested during a firefight with security forces in Thailand’s deep south, police said Thursday, in the latest clashes to hit the restive region.

Thai military, police and rangers laid siege …

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Daily News 26 / 03 / 2015

President Juncker in Ukraine: first bilateral visit to a third country

On Monday 30 March, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini will travel to Kyiv on what will be the President’s first bilateral visit to a …

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Reports: Trade as a powerful engine for growth and jobs in Europe

In the European Union 31 million jobs – over 14% of total employment – depend on exports to third countries and each additional €1bn of exports supports 14,000 additional jobs across the EU.

The importance of trade agreements in supporting …

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80 Percent of Domestic Workers Not Covered By UIF [press release]

In yesterday’s Portfolio Committee on Labour, the Commissioner of the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF), Boaz Seruwe, revealed that no more than 20% of domestic workers are covered by the UIF Fund. This means that the unemployment and maternity benefits of …

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