Tag: Central Asia

Only by addressing inequality, exclusion and discrimination, we can build peaceful societies resilient to terrorism: António Guterres

UN Security Council discusses Afghanistan and Central Asia Newsroom24x7 Network New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the UN Security Council on Friday (19 January 2017) that the entire international community has a stake in peace, stability and development in Afghanistan, and the countries of Central Asia have a particularly important role to play. The

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Trump and Modi discuss partnership in areas such as economy and defence

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi/Washington DC: During a call with Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, the US President Trump discussed opportunities to strengthen the partnership between the United States and India in broad areas such as the economy and defense. They also discussed security in the region of South and Central Asia. During the conversation,

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Modi uses social media to keep the public informed about his upcoming foreign tour

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has posted a series of tweets and also facebook posts to keep the public posted about his upcoming visit to five Central Asian nations and Russia beginning tomorrow. During this tour, he will be attending the BRICS and SCO Summit. My visit to Central Asian Nations will

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“India is a source, destination, and transit country for forced labor and sex trafficking”

Newsroom24x7 Desk We find perhaps no greater assault on basic freedom than the evil of human trafficking. Whether it comes in the form of a young girl trapped in a brothel, a woman enslaved as a domestic worker, a boy forced to sell himself on the street, or a man abused on a fishing boat, the victims of

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Fertilizer Use to Surpass 200 Million Tonnes in 2018

ROME: Global fertilizer use is likely to rise above 200.5 million tonnes in 2018, 25 percent higher than recorded in 2008. World fertilizer consumption will grow by 1.8% a year through 2018, according to FAO’s new report “World fertilizer trends and outlook to 2018.” At the same time “the global capacity of fertilizer products, intermediates

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