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UN envoy 'deeply concerned' by growing tensions in Gaza stemming from pay cuts

By   /  April 9, 2017  /  24-7, Economics, English, Global Bodies, Middle East, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, United Nations  /  Comments Off on UN envoy 'deeply concerned' by growing tensions in Gaza stemming from pay cuts

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations Headline: UN envoy ‘deeply concerned’ by growing tensions in Gaza stemming from pay cuts 8 April 2017 – The United Nations envoy for the Middle East peace process today called for Palestinian unity amid concerns over local pay cuts. “I am deeply concerned by the growing tensions […]

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Members Warn That Persistent Deadlock Threatens Security Council’s, ‘Remaining Credibility’, in Meeting on United States Air Strike against Syria

By   /  April 8, 2017  /  24-7, Americas, Asia Pacific Region, China, English, Environment, Europe, France, Germany, Global Bodies, Human Rights, International Law, Latin America, Middle East, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Russia, Security, United Kingdom, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on Members Warn That Persistent Deadlock Threatens Security Council’s, ‘Remaining Credibility’, in Meeting on United States Air Strike against Syria

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations 4 Headline: Members Warn That Persistent Deadlock Threatens Security Council’s, ‘Remaining Credibility’, in Meeting on United States Air Strike against Syria Members voiced frustration over the persistent deadlock in the Security Council, as they held an emergency meeting today following air strikes launched by the United States […]

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Syria: As US responds militarily to chemical attack, UN urges restraint to avoid escalation

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MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations Headline: Syria: As US responds militarily to chemical attack, UN urges restraint to avoid escalation 7 April 2017 – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today urged restraint to avoid any escalation of the situation in the Middle Eastern country, after the United States responded militarily to an […]

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GA: Migration in the Mediterranean Basin

By   /  April 8, 2017  /  24-7, Climate, Economics, English, Environment, Europe, Global Bodies, Human Rights, International Law, Middle East, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Security, United Nations  /  Comments Off on GA: Migration in the Mediterranean Basin

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations 4 Headline: GA: Migration in the Mediterranean Basin Note:  A complete summary of today’s General Assembly meeting will be available after its conclusion.Opening Remarks ELLISTON RAHMING (Bahamas), Vice-President of the General Assembly, speaking on behalf of the President of the Assembly, said there had been a continuous […]

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UBS Asset Management Enhances Separately Managed Accounts Multi-Asset Portfolios Offering

By   /  April 8, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, Commodities, Economics, English, Europe, Global Economy, Investment, Middle East, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Trade, UBS  /  Comments Off on UBS Asset Management Enhances Separately Managed Accounts Multi-Asset Portfolios Offering

MIL OSI Global Economy – Source: UBS Headline: UBS Asset Management Enhances Separately Managed Accounts Multi-Asset Portfolios Offering New York, April 7, 2017 – UBS Asset Management (Americas) Inc. enhanced its lineup of separately managed account UBS Multi Asset Portfolios (MAPs) available to US and certain offshore investors through its Private Wealth Solutions program. The […]

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Baker Hughes Announces March 2017 Rig Counts

By   /  April 7, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific Region, Baker Hughes, Business, Canada, Commerce, Economics, English, Europe, Global Economy, Middle East, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on Baker Hughes Announces March 2017 Rig Counts

MIL OSI Global Economy – Source: Baker Hughes Headline: Baker Hughes Announces March 2017 Rig Counts HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 7, 2017–Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) announced today that the international rig count for March 2017 was 943, up 2 from the 941 counted in February 2017, and down 42 from the 985 counted in March 2016. The […]

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Speakers Discuss Migration-Driven Demographic Challenges, Role of International Assistance, as Population and Development Commission Continues Session

By   /  April 6, 2017  /  24-7, Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific Region, China, Economics, English, Environment, Europe, Germany, Global Bodies, Human Rights, Latin America, Middle East, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Russia, Security, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on Speakers Discuss Migration-Driven Demographic Challenges, Role of International Assistance, as Population and Development Commission Continues Session

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations 4 Headline: Speakers Discuss Migration-Driven Demographic Challenges, Role of International Assistance, as Population and Development Commission Continues Session Speakers addressed the challenges of coping with refugee and migration flows and their impact on a country’s demographic makeup, as the Commission on Population and Development continued its annual […]

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Bridging global infrastructure gap tops agenda at annual UN Partnership Forum

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MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations 4 Headline: Bridging global infrastructure gap tops agenda at annual UN Partnership Forum 5 April 2017 – Addressing the Partnership Forum convened by the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), senior UN officials today discussed how to promote infrastructure growth in the least developed countries, particularly […]

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The World's Most Improbable Green City

By   /  April 5, 2017  /  24-7, Americas, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Economics, English, Environment, Germany, Global Bodies, Middle East, MIL OSI, Nuclear Industry, Open Source Intel, Russia, Scandinavia, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on The World's Most Improbable Green City

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations Headline: The World’s Most Improbable Green City View Images Visitors peer over Dubai from an observation deck at the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest skyscraper at 2,717 feet (828 meters). Dubai aims for superlatives: It’s now racing to become one of the planet’s most sustainable cities. The […]

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Disarmament Commission continues open debate

By   /  April 5, 2017  /  24-7, Africa, Americas, Economics, English, France, Global Bodies, Latin America, Middle East, MIL OSI, Nuclear Industry, Nuclear Weapons, Open Source Intel, Security, United Kingdom, United Nations  /  Comments Off on Disarmament Commission continues open debate

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations 4 Headline: Disarmament Commission continues open debate Note: Following is a partial summary of today’s meeting of the Disarmament Commission. A complete summary of today’s Commission meeting will be available later today as Press Release DC/3694.Statements KEREN BEBBINGTON (United Kingdom), emphasizing that there were no shortcuts on […]

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AIRCOP: EU, Canada, Japan, UNODC, INTERPOL and WCO partnership to strengthen airport controls against illicit trafficking and terrorism

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MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Headline: AIRCOP: EU, Canada, Japan, UNODC, INTERPOL and WCO partnership to strengthen airport controls against illicit trafficking and terrorism PRESS RELEASE Sao Paulo, 4 April 2017 – Airport law enforcement experts from around the world met today in Sao Paulo, Brazil, for […]

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Press Conference by Security Council President on Programme of Work for April

By   /  April 4, 2017  /  24-7, China, English, Global Bodies, Human Rights, Middle East, MIL OSI, Nuclear Industry, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Russia, Security, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on Press Conference by Security Council President on Programme of Work for April

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations 4 Headline: Press Conference by Security Council President on Programme of Work for April The Security Council would hold two thematic debates, including — for the first time — one on the role of human rights in the maintenance of international peace and security, said Nikki Haley […]

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