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Update on the UN Biodiversity Conference (17� 29 November 2018, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt)

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In collaboration with the Government of Egypt, the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) …

Zimbabwe’s Opposition Party Says Leader Chamisa Survived ‘Assassination Attempt’

Zimbabwe’s main opposition party said its leader, Nelson Chamisa, on Saturday survived what a party spokesman called an assassination attempt by suspected state security agents while returning from a rally about 80 kilometers east of Harare.

Jacob Mafume, spokesman for …

Bahrain’s Opposition Leader Receives Life Sentence

Bahrain’s appeals court handed down life sentences Sunday to three senior opposition members.

Sheikh Ali Salman and two other men, all members of the now-outlawed Al-Wefaq movement had been acquitted by the criminal court on charges of spying for Qatar.…

China Seeks to Rebrand Global Image With Import Expo

Facing a blizzard of trade complaints, China is throwing an “open for business” import fair hosted by President Xi Jinping to rebrand itself as a welcoming market and positive global force.

More than 3,000 companies from 130 countries selling everything …

China Seeks to Rebrand Global Image With Import Expo

Facing a blizzard of trade complaints, China is throwing an “open for business” import fair hosted by President Xi Jinping to rebrand itself as a welcoming market and positive global force.

More than 3,000 companies from 130 countries selling everything …