Geneva is to introduce a minimum wage of almost £3,500 a month, reported to be the highest in the world after locals approved the measure in a surprise vote result sparked by reports of growing coronavirus-linked poverty in the Swiss city.
Former United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams pleaded guilty to embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the union, giving federal prosecutors a second landmark conviction in a years-long crackdown on auto industry corruption.
Despite is one of the least internationally visible countries of the Arabian Peninsula, Oman is an important player both from a geopolitical point of view and in terms of regional balances.
Various countries have started monitoring incoming travelers from China to try to avoid an uncontrollable spread of the virus, but the latest news from China are causing further alarm.
The landmark treaty, a Council of Europe accord that was signed by 45 countries and the European Union, was designed to promote gender equality and prevent violence against women. In 2012, Turkey became the first country to ratify the convention, named after its largest city Istanbul where the treaty was forged.
On July 1, news broke that Taiwan and Somaliland, an unrecognized state that split away from Somalia in 1991, would set up delegate offices in their respective nations.
“I think renewable energy is vital to our planet,” says the man, identified only as an environmental expert called Steve. “At Chevron, we’re investing millions in solar and biofuels technology to make it work.”
Southeast Asia is quickly emerging as the Asian epicenter of the United States-China great power competition.
Treatment, drugs and loans. The strategy of Moscow and Beijing is based on the offer of treatments and resources to manage the health emergency, to replace the West and exploit the resources of the countries of the region
The low-intensity bomb that went off near the Israel embassy on Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Road in New Delhi on Friday evening, may have been put together by an amateur, possibly guided by a cyber handler abroad, counter-terror officials said.
Among the effects caused by the lockdowns to stem the Coronavirus infections is the decisive increase in the public debt of all countries in the world.
On July 13, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, announced changes in U.S declaratory policy on the South China Sea.
Despite the steady flow of war reports from the Defence Ministry of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), there is no indication that the Sahrawis have made even the slightest advance in their plan to achieve sovereignty.
In the First Five-Year National Development Plan, an amount of $100 million was allotted by the government where importance was given to the development of communication and telecommunication, agriculture and fisheries, infrastructure and resettlement schemes, education, and medical services.
President Iván Duque of Colombia announced on Monday during a visit by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi, that his government will provide temporary legal status to the more than 1.7 million Venezuelan migrants who have fled to Colombia in recent years, a far-reaching move that will allow the migrants to work legally and establish lives out of the shadows