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    Just six countries have ratified anti-harassment treaty: ILO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:40pm on June 22, 2021

    Only six of the International Labour Organisation’s 187 member countries have ratified a treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace two years after it...

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    Grave concerns raised about China at UN rights council

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:51pm on June 22, 2021

    More than 40 countries led by Canada voiced grave concerns at the UN Human Rights Council on Tuesday about China’s actions in Xinjiang, Hong Kong...

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    Countries forced to suspend vaccination: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 03:42am on June 20, 2021

    A ‘huge number’ of poorer countries have had to suspend their coronavirus vaccination programmes due to a lack of doses, the World Health Organisation said...

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    Many countries forced to suspend vaccine programme: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 04:52pm on June 19, 2021

    A ‘huge number’ of poorer countries have had to suspend their coronavirus vaccination programmes due to a lack of doses, the World Health Organisation said...

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    Global displacement from war, crises doubles in a decade: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:46pm on June 18, 2021

    Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the number of people fleeing war and persecution continued rising last year, with global displacement climbing to over 82 million —...

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    Biden warns Putin over ransomware attacks

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:10am on June 17, 2021

    US president Joe Biden delivered a stern warning on Wednesday to Russian leader Vladimir Putin over ransomware attacks emanating from Russia, saying he was prepared...

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    Biden pushes Putin for stable ‘great powers’ relationship

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:08am on June 17, 2021

    President Joe Biden pressed Vladimir Putin at their summit Wednesday to replace the combustible US-Russian standoff with a more ‘predictable’ relationship between ‘two great powers’...

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    Biden, Putin wrap up Geneva summit: White House

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva, Switzerland | Updated at 09:54pm on June 16, 2021

    United States president Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin ended their first summit late Wednesday afternoon after around three and a half hours...

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    Biden, Putin face off in tense Geneva summit

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva, Switzerland | Updated at 08:49pm on June 16, 2021

    Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin face off Wednesday at a tense Geneva summit, where ghosts of the Cold War will hover over modern-day US concerns...

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    Covid-hit domestic workers lost far more jobs than others: ILO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva, Switzerland | Updated at 09:35pm on June 15, 2021

    The pandemic has taken a harsh toll on domestic workers who have lost far more jobs than others despite a decade-old international pact guaranteeing their...

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