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Commonwealth Secretariat lauded for positive changes

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Mozambique’s President Filipe Nyusi has joined leaders across Africa to praise the Secretariat for the revamping and the renewed relevance of the Commonwealth.

Dementia education on risk inspires people in midlife to consider healthier lifestyles

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Three quarters of people in midlife would make lifestyle changes now to reduce their risk of developing dementia in future, the UK’s biggest dementia charities have found.

Iran: Raising the Death Penalty Bar

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Beirut) — The Iranian parliament on August 13, 2017 approved a long-awaited amendment to the country’s drug law that significantly raises the bar for a mandatory death sentence, Human Rights Watch said today. The amendment, which the parliamentary judiciary commission revised four times, is a step in the right direction despite being more limited than a December 2016 draft amendment that sought to outlaw the death penalty for most non-violent drug related offenses.

Gartner Identifies Three Megatrends That Will Drive Digital Business Into the Next Decade

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The emerging technologies on the Gartner Inc. Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017 reveal three distinct megatrends that will enable businesses to survive and thrive in the digital economy over the next five to 10 years.

The far-reaching implications of an isolated White House

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A protest in Minneapolis, Minnesota against racism and the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Genetically modified seeds and nursery stock

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Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have had their genes or genetic material modified by 'in vitro' techniques. No genetically modified seeds or nursery stock have been approved for release into New Zealand, so we have strict import rules to ensure no unapproved GM material arrives in the country.

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Transparency International Kenya calls for accountability and calm after elections

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On 8th August 2017, Kenyans exercised their sovereignty by voting for their preferred candidates for various positions. Recent

Commonwealth Secretariat lauded for positive changes

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Mozambique’s President Filipe Nyusi has joined leaders across Africa to praise the Secretariat for the revamping and the renewed relevance of the Commonwealth.

Dementia education on risk inspires people in midlife to consider healthier lifestyles

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Three quarters of people in midlife would make lifestyle changes now to reduce their risk of developing dementia in future, the UK’s biggest dementia charities have found.

SOLD OUT! Battle of the Bridge heads to a sell out

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Essex Eagles’ final home match in the NatWest T20 Blast against Kent Spitfires is now sold out!

FRC consults on non-financial reporting guidance

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These proposals reflect the FRC’s desire to improve the effectiveness of section 172 of the Companies Act 2006. This section

FTI Consulting Study Finds REIT Executive Median Compensation Increased 5 Percent in 2016

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WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 15, 2017 ( ) -- FTI Consulting, Inc.

Iran: Raising the Death Penalty Bar

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Beirut) — The Iranian parliament on August 13, 2017 approved a long-awaited amendment to the country’s drug law that significantly raises the bar for a mandatory death sentence, Human Rights Watch said today. The amendment, which the parliamentary judiciary commission revised four times, is a step in the right direction despite being more limited than a December 2016 draft amendment that sought to outlaw the death penalty for most non-violent drug related offenses.

Gartner Identifies Three Megatrends That Will Drive Digital Business Into the Next Decade

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The emerging technologies on the Gartner Inc. Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017 reveal three distinct megatrends that will enable businesses to survive and thrive in the digital economy over the next five to 10 years.

The voles are back in town!

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Following the successful release of over 300 water voles into Kielder Forest in June following a 30-year absence, the Kielder Water

The far-reaching implications of an isolated White House

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A protest in Minneapolis, Minnesota against racism and the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Genetically modified seeds and nursery stock

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Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have had their genes or genetic material modified by 'in vitro' techniques. No genetically modified seeds or nursery stock have been approved for release into New Zealand, so we have strict import rules to ensure no unapproved GM material arrives in the country.

Germany woos young academics working in North America

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Germany’s academic system offers good career prospects for young academics who are currently working abroad in the US and Canada.

Italy-EU search and rescue code could increase Mediterranean deaths, UN expert warns

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GENEVA (15 August 2017) – A new code of conduct to be imposed on organizations rescuing migrants and refugees from the Mediterranean Sea could restrict their life-saving work and result in more deaths, a United Nations expert has warned.

Dairy company and farm managers fined close to $60,000 over unparalleled case of neglect

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A large dairy corporation and 2 of its managers have been fined a total of close to $60,000 in relation to the worst case of long-term neglect in the dairy sector in the South Island.

PNGs unreliable electoral roll

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This is the second of several articles by the Lowy Institute’s Non-Resident Fellow and former long-time Papua New Guinea Correspondent, Sean Dorney, who was in PNG for the elections as part of the Commonwealth’s PNG Election Observer Mission.

HfS Research Names Cognizant in "Winner's Circle" for Utility Operations

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TEANECK, N.J., Aug. 15, 2017 / / -- Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) today announced it has been named to the "Winner's Circle" in the HfS

Russia Seeks to Convince Iran to Remain in Nuclear Deal

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According to member of the Russian upper house of parliament, Russia will do its utmost to convince Iran not to withdraw from a

Half of Ontario families losing ground: report

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TORONTO – Ontario is becoming more polarized as the bottom half of Ontario families see their share of the income pie shrinking

Digital Change as a Challenge for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

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Growing pressure from deadlines, floods of information and constant availability: these impacts of digitisation and demographic change

New play on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe in running for Edinburgh Fringe award

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Amnesty International has selected a new play about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe as a possible recipient of its International Freedom of Expression Award  at the Edinburgh Festival.

Confident IT Executives Anticipate Strong Finish for 2017, CompTIA Survey Finds

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Downers Grove, Ill. – The CompTIA IT Industry Business Confidence Index rebounded in Q3 as tech executives and business owners

Toshiba's Comment on the Court Order Issued In the Dispute with SanDisk on Data Shut Out

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While TMC resumed WDT's access to certain information stored on certain TMC databases, this order will not affect TMC's memory business, including TMC's unilateral investments in Fab 6 at Yokkaichi Operations.

Scooter Gennett made history once again Monday night ... this time, for his pitching

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Scooter Gennett made history on Monday night -- for the second time this season.

URANIUM INDUSTRY WELCOMES SENATE SUPPORT FOR ANSTO BILL

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Australia’s uranium industry welcomes the Senate’s multi-party support for the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology

Moscow-Tehran Relations Comply With Int'l Obligations - Russian Foreign Ministry

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Relations between Moscow and Tehran comply with international obligations, and Russia will continue to act in such manner, a source
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