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Tokelau’s March quarter CPI rises 0.7 percent

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The consumer price index (CPI) of Tokelau increased 0.7 percent for the March 2017 quarter. The Tokelau National Statistics Office released this figure today. Some of the items that contributed to the rise in CPI in this quarter were biscuits and crackers (up 61 percent), cheese-flavoured corn snacks (up 50 percent), and corned beef (up […]

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Tokelau’s March quarter CPI rises 0.7 percent

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The consumer price index (CPI) of Tokelau increased 0.7 percent for the March 2017 quarter. The Tokelau National Statistics Office released this figure today. Some of the items that contributed to the rise in CPI in this quarter were biscuits and crackers (up 61 percent), cheese-flavoured corn snacks (up 50 percent), and corned beef (up […]

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Indigenous Peoples – Best Allies or Worst Enemies?

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Baher Kamal It all happened on the very same day—4 April. That day, indigenous peoples were simultaneously characterised as fundamental allies in the world’s war on hunger and poverty, while being declared as collective victims of a “tsunami” of imprisonments in Australia. See what happened. Australia must reduce the “astounding” rates of imprisonment for indigenous […]

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Indigenous Peoples – Best Allies or Worst Enemies?

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Baher Kamal It all happened on the very same day—4 April. That day, indigenous peoples were simultaneously characterised as fundamental allies in the world’s war on hunger and poverty, while being declared as collective victims of a “tsunami” of imprisonments in Australia. See what happened. Australia must reduce the “astounding” rates of imprisonment for indigenous […]

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Conclusion of Trade talks Lacking Pacific Development at its Heart

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2017-04-21 The conclusion of the regional trade negotiations, known as PACER-Plus, offers little for Pacific Island Countries in guaranteed benefits but burdens them with legally binding costs, with the real winners in this poorly designed trade agreement are Australia and New Zealand, argues the Pacific Network on Globalisation (PANG). “What has been concluded is a […]

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Panama Leaks Case Verdict: Minor Relief, Major Headache for Pakistan PM

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Onkareshwar Pandey Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has got minor relief and major headache. The Pakistan Army which had successfully ousted him on 12 October 1999 under the command of General Parvez Musharraf after the Kargil war with India, will probe that whether Sharif and his family is guilty of amassing illegal wealth abroad. Simply, […]

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Panama Leaks Case Verdict: Minor Relief, Major Headache for Pakistan PM

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Onkareshwar Pandey Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has got minor relief and major headache. The Pakistan Army which had successfully ousted him on 12 October 1999 under the command of General Parvez Musharraf after the Kargil war with India, will probe that whether Sharif and his family is guilty of amassing illegal wealth abroad. Simply, […]

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Tillerson Threatens Iran: 'The Great Destabilizer'?

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(RPI) Secretary of State Rex Tillerson yesterday accused Iran of sending troops to fight in Syria and of destabilizing the region. He did not mention that Iranian troops were invited into the country while US troops are in Syria illegally. Tillerson condemned Iran as a leading human rights abuser while praising Saudi Arabia — the […]

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Tillerson Threatens Iran: 'The Great Destabilizer'?

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(RPI) Secretary of State Rex Tillerson yesterday accused Iran of sending troops to fight in Syria and of destabilizing the region. He did not mention that Iranian troops were invited into the country while US troops are in Syria illegally. Tillerson condemned Iran as a leading human rights abuser while praising Saudi Arabia — the […]

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From Destruction of Wombs to Liberators of Muslim Women: Politics of Hindutva

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[themify_box] Irfan Engineer Director, Centre for Study of Society and Secularism [/themify_box] Heightened media coverage on the issue of triple talaq along with the statement of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Chief Minister of UP Yogi Adityanath is causing harm to the struggle for gender justice within the Muslim community. Media coverage is […]

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From Destruction of Wombs to Liberators of Muslim Women: Politics of Hindutva

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[themify_box] Irfan Engineer Director, Centre for Study of Society and Secularism [/themify_box] Heightened media coverage on the issue of triple talaq along with the statement of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Chief Minister of UP Yogi Adityanath is causing harm to the struggle for gender justice within the Muslim community. Media coverage is […]

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Democratic World Federalists and THE SAN FRANCISCO PROMISE 

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Roger Kotila PhD SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2017 – Democratic World Federalists need your help.  The goal is to persuade the United Nations General Assembly to take a critical look at the aging and fundamentally flawed UN Charter in order to “upgrade the global operating system” to “UN 2.0” as one young world federalist describes […]

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CHINA-UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE AND SUSTAINABLE TOURISM PROGRAMME

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Rosa Dalmiglio For the past 40 years the UNESCO World Heritage Convention has conserved protected and presented the Outstanding Universal Value of our shared heritage. These unique natural and cultural wonders represent our past and present and belong to all. World Heritage properties are important travel destinations that if managed property have great potential impact […]

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Kashmir need a healing touch today

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Vidya Bhushan Rawat What is the meaning of victory of Farooq Abdullah from the Srinagar constituency where not even 7% votes polled. In many of the booths merely 2% votes were polled. I know there are past precedences of such a situation in at least three Indian states when people boycotted and government determinedly went […]

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Old economics is based on false ‘laws of physics’ – new economics can save us

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[themify_box] Kate Raworth She is a renegade economist focused on exploring the economic mindset needed to address the 21st century’s social and ecological challenges, and is the creator of the Doughnut of social and planetary boundaries. She is a Senior Visiting Research Associate at Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute, where she teaches on the Masters in […]

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Tillerson in Moscow: Is World War III Back on Track?

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If anyone is worried whether the prospect of a major war, which many of us considered almost inevitable if Hillary Clinton had attained the White House, is back on track, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit to Moscow was cold comfort. From his remarks together with his counterpart Sergey Lavrov, there is now little reason […]

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MIT Rocket Scientist Questions White House Claims On Syria Chemical Attack

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[themify_box] Robert J. Barsocchini is an independent researcher and reporter whose interest in propaganda and global force dynamics arose from working as a cross-cultural intermediary for large corporations in the US film and Television industry.  His work has been cited, published, or followed by numerous professors, economists, lawyers, military and intelligence veterans, and journalists.  He […]

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A New World Union and the root of the problem

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Leib Moshe (Lion of Moses) Humanity is on a rapid collision course with a dystopian nightmare. Reckless economic activity is driving rapid global warming which in turn is effecting dangerous climate change threatening to make much of the Earth uninhabitable. Wars, threats of wars, terrorism, and dangerous heavily armed recalcitrant groups have left many feeling […]

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How to Think About Vladimir Putin

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Christopher Caldwell Senior Editor, The Weekly Standard Christopher Caldwell is a senior editor at The Weekly Standard. A graduate of Harvard College, his essays, columns, and reviews appear in the Claremont Review of Books, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times Book Review, the Spectator (London), Financial Times, and numerous other publications. He is […]

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Turkey: acquittal in OdaTV case welcome but scores of journalists still detained

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12 April 2017, PEN International welcomes today’s acquittal of all defendants in the OdaTV case and calls on the Turkish authorities to immediately release all those held in prison for exercising their rights to freedom of opinion and expression, and to end the prosecutions and detention of journalists simply on the basis of the content […]

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International Conference in the run up to the Italian Summit on the Western Balkans

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[themify_quote] International Conference in the run up to the Italian Summit on the Western Balkans in cooperation with Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Centre International de Formation Europèènne- IAI  International Affairs Institute-CFA -OFZ [/themify_quote] Rome, 5 April 2017 Background and Objectives In 2014, in the wake of the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World […]

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