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    Famines in the 21st century? It’s not for lack of food
    Mar12

    Famines in the 21st century? It’s not for lack of food

    A drought-affected corn field is not the cause of food shortages Famine killed nearly 75 million people in the 20th century, but had virtually disappeared in recent decades. Now, suddenly, it is back. In late February a famine was declared in South Sudan, and warnings of famine have also recently been issued for Somalia, Nigeria and Yemen....

    Workplace: Facing a fascinating challenge at a global company
    Mar12

    Workplace: Facing a fascinating challenge at a global company

    CPH POST caught up with Iker Echave, the Spanish ‘customer service excellence’ at Maersk Line, to hear more about his professional life. When did your career begin at Maersk?It all started in 2005. I undertook a Maersk internal program, the Maersk International Shipping Education (MISE). While it was for fresh university graduates, we also...

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed
    Mar12

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed

    KIEV: Ukraine’s army reported on Saturday two soldiers killed in clashes with Russian-backed rebels, in a new uptick in violence across eastern Ukraine. Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko told reporters that two servicemen were killed and another 16 wounded in the past 24 hours, accusing insurgents of using heavy weapons against...

    Al-Attiyah races to easy victory
    Mar11

    Al-Attiyah races to easy victory

    DUBAI — Nasser Al-Attiyah produced a convincing victory in the inaugural Dubai International Baja powered by AW Rostamani and Nissan Saturday as Dubai-based South African rider Mark Ackerman produced a brilliant surge on the last leg to clinch the bikes crown. Qatar’s reigning FIA World Cup champion Al-Attiyah, partnered by French co-driver...

    Pliskova rallies past Puig to avoid upset
    Mar11

    Pliskova rallies past Puig to avoid upset

    Karolina Pliskova roared back from a set down to outlast Olympic gold medallist Monica Puig 1-6 6-4 6-4 as the Czech third seed avoided a major upset at the BNP Paribas Open in California on Friday. Pliskova, after falling behind 3-0 in the third set, fought through a long sixth game to help turn the tide and won six of the last seven games to...

    China says industrial policy not aimed at foreign firms
    Mar11

    China says industrial policy not aimed at foreign firms

    BEIJING, March (AFP) – China on Saturday tried to downplay concerns it is reducing market access for foreign enterprises, days after a report by an EU group accused Beijing of trying to skew its business playing field towards domestic firms.The paper, released Tuesday by the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, slammed the...

    China says industrial policy not aimed at foreign firms
    Mar11

    China says industrial policy not aimed at foreign firms

    China yesterday tried to downplay concerns it is reducing market access for foreign enterprises, days after a report by an EU group accused Beijing of trying to skew its business playing field towards domestic firms.The paper, released Tuesday by the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, slammed the government’s “Made in China 2025”...

    E-Mail Hack Gives Glimpse Into Russia’s Influence Drive In Eastern Europe
    Mar11

    E-Mail Hack Gives Glimpse Into Russia’s Influence Drive In Eastern Europe

    Ukrainian hackers release a trove of electronic communications from a Belarusian man at the center of a network of pro-Russian and anti-Western groups operating in Central and Eastern Europe. He says that just because his efforts “aren’t public doesn’t make them a conspiracy of enemies of Ukraine.” …read more Source:...

    Russian MPs Joined EU Colleagues at PACE For the First Time Since Boycott
    Mar11

    Russian MPs Joined EU Colleagues at PACE For the First Time Since Boycott

    The Russian delegation had suspended their involvement after disagreements following Moscow’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. …read more Source:...

    Russia, UK prepare ground for British foreign minister’s visit
| Reuters
    Mar11

    Russia, UK prepare ground for British foreign minister’s visit | Reuters

    MOSCOW Russia and Britain discussed relations between the two countries and preparations for a visit by British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to Moscow, Russia’s foreign ministry said on Saturday. Russian First Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov met Britain’s Minister for Europe and the Americas Alan Duncan on Friday to discuss...