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    UN Report: Inequality, Denial of Reproductive Rights Threaten Development
    Oct17

    UN Report: Inequality, Denial of Reproductive Rights Threaten Development

    A U.N. report warns gender inequality and the denial of reproductive rights and family planning threatens development goals, weakens national economies and will undermine efforts to eliminate poverty by 2030. In its annual State of World Population report, the U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA) describes the poorest women in most developing countries...

    Getting Tough with Aliyev
    Oct17

    Getting Tough with Aliyev

    “The Azerbaijani regime continues to use torture, politically-motivated criminal charges, harassment, international kidnapping, and other forms of intimidation to silence human rights defenders, independent journalists, and religious leaders,” said Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), who chairs the House panel on global human rights. “It is evident that...

    UN Report: Inequality, Denial of Reproductive Rights Threaten Development
    Oct17

    UN Report: Inequality, Denial of Reproductive Rights Threaten Development

    A U.N. report warns gender inequality and the denial of reproductive rights and family planning threatens development goals, weakens national economies and will undermine efforts to eliminate poverty by 2030. In its annual State of World Population report, the U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA) describes the poorest women in most developing countries...

    The population of Armenia will continue to decline, reaching 2.5  million by 2035 – the UN report
    Oct17

    The population of Armenia will continue to decline, reaching 2.5  million by 2035 – the UN report

    ArmInfo. According to the calculations of the United Nations (UN), while maintaining the current demographic and migration trends, the population of Armenia will continue to decline, reaching 2.5 million by 2035. Today, according to official data, the population of the republic is just under 3 million people. This was stated by the representative...

    Thousands of anti-government protesters rally in Ukraine
    Oct17

    Thousands of anti-government protesters rally in Ukraine

    Several thousand anti-government protesters rallied outside Ukraine’s parliament Tuesday and some urged President Petro Poroshenko to step down …read more Source: The Daily...

    [Opinion] EU-Russia trade bouncing back – despite sanctions
    Oct17

    [Opinion] EU-Russia trade bouncing back – despite sanctions

    New figures for 2017 so far show a surprising uptick in EU-Russia trade relations, notwithstanding sanctions over Ukraine and Crimea. …read more Source:...

    The Morning Vertical, October 17, 2017
    Oct17

    The Morning Vertical, October 17, 2017

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Congo Wins Seat At Human Rights Council, Despite Abuses
    Oct17

    Congo Wins Seat At Human Rights Council, Despite Abuses

    The UN General Assembly has elected the Democratic Republic of Congo to the Human Rights Council, despite protests that the country’s record of human rights abuses make it unfit for the job. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia supplying free fuel to Taliban in war against NATO forces: report
    Oct17

    Russia supplying free fuel to Taliban in war against NATO forces: report

    Russia is supporting the Afghan Taliban against NATO forces through a covert programme of laundered fuel sales, The Times said in a report on Tuesday. “Russian intelligence services are sending fleets of fuel tankers into Afghanistan through the Hairatan border crossing with Uzbekistan,” the report quoted sources in the militant group and Afghan...

    Thousands Of Protesters Rally With Saakashvili In Kyiv, Amid Heavy Police Presence
    Oct17

    Thousands Of Protesters Rally With Saakashvili In Kyiv, Amid Heavy Police Presence

    Thousands of protesters gathered amid a heavy police presence in front of Ukraine’s parliament in Kyiv on October 17 for a rally organized by firebrand politician Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president and governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...