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Caribbean Export – Part of the Best of Investing in Development

PRESS RELEASE:-Bridgetown, BARBADOS, June 15, 2017.  The 2017 edition of the European Commission’s event European Development Days (EDD) held on June 7-8 in Brussels saw the participation of the...

Man held outside parliament

BBC:-A man was brought down with a Taser outside the Palace of Westminster after he reached for a knife when approached by officers, Scotland Yard has said. A bearded man,...

Islamic State leader killed by Russia?

BBC:-Russia's defence ministry is investigating whether one of its air strikes in Syria killed the leader of the Islamic State militant group (IS). The ministry said an air strike may...

London residents demand answers in deadly high-rise blaze

(AP) - With smoke still swirling around the charred remains of Grenfell Tower in west London, residents and community leaders demanded to know Wednesday how a ferocious fire could...

One in five children in developed world in relative poverty: UN

One in five children in rich countries lives in relative poverty, according to a UNICEF report published Thursday that put the US and New Zealand among the world's worst...

Rio 2016 price tag rises to $13.2 billion

The cost of last year's Rio Olympics has risen to 43.3 billion reais ($13.2 billion), around 14.5 billion reais more than originally planned, according to figures published by the...

Former TV Weatherman jailed for sex attacks on boys

Sky News:-Former TV weatherman Fred Talbot has been sentenced to four years in jail for a string of sex offences against boys on school trips. The 67-year-old was found guilty...

Turkish minister lands in Qatar aiming to help ease Gulf rift

Turkey sent its foreign minister to Qatar on Wednesday as part of a drive to repair Qatar's rift with fellow Gulf Arab states. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates...

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi case: ICC calls for arrest of ex-Libya leader’s son

(BBC) - The International Criminal Court (ICC) has called for the arrest and surrender of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, who was released by a militia in Libya last week after...

EU nurse applicants drop by 96% since Brexit vote

    (BBC) - There has been a sharp drop in nurses registering to work in the UK since the EU referendum, figures suggest. Last July, 1,304 nurses from the EU joined...