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Monday, January 20, 2020

ILO Launches 5th Global Media Competition

GENEVA (ILO News) – ‘Fair recruitment’ and ‘the future of labour migration’ are the themes of the International Labour Organization (ILO) fifth annual Global...

PAHO agrees, reduce health personnel shortage, prevent diseases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The 56th Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) ended today following a week of discussions about health priorities...

UK: Two Killed Along With Assailant in London Bridge Attack

Two members of the public have died in a stabbing attack at London Bridge, in which police shot dead the suspect. A further three...

7.1 Quake, 2nd in Two Days Shakes Southern California

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked southern California Friday night, sending tremors that could be felt in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and nearly 400 miles...

Workplace Human Rights Top Priority of G20 Declaration

GENEVA (ILO News) – ILO Director-General Guy Ryder has welcomed the Declaration by G20 Labour and Employment ministers , committing to human-centred future of work...

Tanzania: 61 Killed in Oil Tanker Truck Explosion

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (CNN)At least 61 people have been killed and 70 injured when an oil tanker exploded on a busy road in...

More than 67 Killed in Ethiopia Protests against Nobel Winning President

The Ethiopian prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, was recently awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for helping to end Ethiopia’s 20-year war...

UK US Ambassador Resigns Over Leak Row

Sir Kim Darroch has resigned as UK ambassador to the US, as a row over leaked emails critical of President Trump's administration escalates. Theresa May...

US Ready for Iran War if Proof Given of Arabia Oil...

  The United States has issued satellite images and cited intelligence to back its claim that Iran was behind attacks on major Saudi oil facilities. Iran...

Even 16-Year-Old Greta Couldn’t Save Climate Talks from Failure

The United Nations’ COP25 climate talks concluded on Sunday morning in Madrid, almost 40 hours overtime. After two weeks of protracted talks meant to...

Boris in Landslide UK Win, Pound Sterling Surges

Boris Johnson's Conservative Party was set for a large majority in parliament after winning seats in traditional Labour heartlands as Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn...

Nissan to Cut 10,000 Jobs Globally, Many in UK?

London- New fears have been raised for UK car plant workers after reports that Nissan will cut 10,000 jobs globally – more than double the...

Death Toll Rises from Storms in India, China

Up to 165 people are feared to have died and nearly a million others have been forced to leave their homes following floods in...

US: Jamaican to Challenge for Seat Held by Puerto Rican Cortez

EXCLUSIVE -- Scherie Murray, a New York businesswoman who immigrated from Jamaica as a child and is active in state Republican politics, is launching a...

Trump Immigration Policy Hurting US Tourism

According to an assessment of the report made by Spring Hill Insider, the U.S. TRavel Association statement indicates that there are “mounting signs” of...

Innovation for Sustainable Development Award Entries encouraged

GENEVA, Switzerland -- The Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Awards were launched to celebrate the most outstanding innovators and innovations from any of...

UK: 5 Stabbed at Manchester Mall

Police subdue suspect Five people have been stabbed in an attack at the Arndale Centre in Manchester city centre. A man was seen "running around...

New ILO Report: Much Child Labor Occurs Down the Food Chain

ILO, Geneva- A new report indicates that a significant share of child labour and human trafficking in global supply chains occurs at their lower...

Brexit: PM Faces Civil War as Dozens of MPs could Back...

Boris Johnson is facing a civil war as dozens of his own MPs could this week back Labour's move to stop a no-deal Brexit....

County Line: Major UK Drug Ring Members Convicted

Clockwise from top left: John Griffin, Shanice Morrison, Amari Orgill, Antoinette Bourne, Timon Davis-Blake and Connell Bruce. Photograph: Devon and Cornwall police Seven gang members...

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