Blinken to travel to Ethiopia, Niger next week

Posted by March 10, 2023

WASHINGTON, March 10 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to Ethiopia next week, the State Department said on Friday, as concerns ling

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Connecticut accuses four companies of selling illegal ‘ghost gun’ parts

Posted by March 7, 2023

March 7 (Reuters) - Connecticut on Tuesday sued four gun companies it accused of violating state law by advertising and selling components that can be used to b

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Nicaragua shuts down business group in latest crackdown on dissent

Posted by March 6, 2023

MANAGUA, March 6 (Reuters) - Nicaraguan authorities closed down the country's largest business association on Monday, the latest blow in a years-long crackdown

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Women leaders sidelined at multilateral organizations, new study shows

Posted by March 6, 2023

WASHINGTON, March 6 (Reuters) - Women have held just 12% of the top jobs at 33 of the biggest multilateral institutions since 1945, and more than a third of tho

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‘We’re happy here’: Antakya antique seller stays put despite quake

Posted by March 4, 2023

ANTAKYA, Turkey, March 4 (Reuters) - From an old black cassette player, Pink Floyd's "Wish You Were Here" rings out through a damaged neighbourhood of the ancie

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Four-day week here to stay, say UK firms in world’s…

Posted by February 21, 2023

LONDON, Feb 21 (Reuters) - British companies trialling a four-day working week have mostly decided to stick with it after a six-month pilot in what campaigners

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Earthquake could cost Turkey up to $84 billion – business…

Posted by February 13, 2023

ANKARA, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Turkey's worst earthquake in almost a century has left a trail of destruction that could cost Ankara up to $84.1 billion, a business

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Business owners in Turkey’s Antakya empty their shops to avoid…

Posted by February 12, 2023

ANTAKYA, Turkey, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Business owners in a central district of Turkey's Antakya city were emptying their shops on Sunday to prevent their merchand

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U.S. business lobby group lambasts FTC over proposed ban on…

Posted by January 13, 2023

Jan 12 (Reuters) - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce criticized on Thursday a proposed rule of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that seeks to ban companies from ha

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Qatar health workers to ask only medical questions during World…

Posted by November 3, 2022

DOHA, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Qatari medical practitioners will not ask patients about their marital status, religion or any other status when providing medical care

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