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The Committee on High Posts approves Four Secretaries to Ministries, a Chairman and an Ambassador

Sri Lanka News 27 Nov 2022
Secretary-General of Parliament Mr. Dhammika Dasanayake said that four Secretaries to Ministries, a Chairman to an institution and an Ambassador were granted approved by the Committee on High Posts recently (22) ... Aruni Wijewardane as the Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mrs.
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James Cleverly: ‘War rape should be a red line — like using a chemical weapon’

The Times/The Sunday Times 27 Nov 2022
JOEL SAGET/GETTY IMAGES. The foreign secretary was speaking on the eve of hosting a major international conference on preventing sexual violence in conflict which will take. .
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London marchers to call for safe asylum route for Afghan women

The Observer 27 Nov 2022
Sunday’s march for freedom for Afghan women and girls in London, organised by the campaign group Action for Afghanistan, comes weeks after MPs appealed to the foreign secretary, James Cleverly, for a renewed focus on women and girls at risk after Britain’s 20-year campaign in the country ... A Foreign Office spokesperson said.
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Venezuelan gov’t, opposition will work together to recover frozen assets

La Prensa Latina 27 Nov 2022
The pact calls on the two sides to cooperate in securing resources for humanitarian aid, medical care and repair of Venezuela’s electric grid, which is subject to frequent blackouts ... Speaking on behalf of the hosts, Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said that Saturday’s signing represented “hope” for Latin America ... ....
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Moonlighting MPs earn more than ever from second jobs, despite ‘crackdown’

The Observer 27 Nov 2022
Former education secretary Gavin Williamson took on a role in June as chairman of the advisory board of RTC Education Ltd, a private education group whose chairman Maurizio Bragagni and chief executive Selva Pankaj are major Conservative party donors ... Ex-transport secretary Chris ...
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Facts about Russia-Ukraine conflict: Ukraine holds int'l meeting on food security

China.dot.org 27 Nov 2022
KIEV/MOSCOW, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest developments in the Ukraine crisis. ... - - - -. Zelensky discussed his country's urgent defense needs with visiting British Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs James Cleverly, the presidential press service reported Friday ... - - - - ... - - - - ... - - - - ... Enditem .
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Russia firing ageing cruise missiles because stocks are depleted, MoD suggests

The Observer 27 Nov 2022
Whatever Russia’s intent, this improvisation highlights the level of depletion in Russia’s stock of long-range missiles.” ... Read more ... The foreign secretary, James Cleverly, visited Kyiv this week and pledged “hands-on” support to help Ukraine through the winter as he committed an extra £3m to help rebuild infrastructure. Sign up to First Edition ... .
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The incredible rise and rise of two great Jewish-American dynasties

Irish Independent 27 Nov 2022
Published in the British press one week later, it was written by British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour and announced the British government supported the idea for “a national home for the Jewish people” in Palestine.“The journey to the Balfour ...
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Kyiv opens Grain from Ukraine scheme to get food to Africa’s poorest countries

The Observer 27 Nov 2022
Up to 60 Ukrainian grain ships can be sent by the middle of next year to some of the world’s poorest countries in Africa, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the Ukrainian president, said in a statement released to the Guardian ... Read more ... James Cleverly, the British foreign secretary, also announced extra funds on his visit to Ukraine on Thursday ... .
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U.S. and NATO scramble to arm Ukraine and refill their own arsenals

Orange County Register 27 Nov 2022
A day in Ukraine is a month or more in Afghanistan,” said Camille Grand, a defense expert at the European Council on Foreign Relations, who until recently was NATO’s assistant secretary-general for defense investment ... NATO’s secretary-general, Jens Stoltenberg, has advised the ...
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ANALYSIS - Unpacking outcomes of UN Climate Change Conference in Egypt

Anadolu Agency 27 Nov 2022
Shyam Saran, India’s former foreign secretary and prime minister's special envoy for nuclear affairs and climate change, said about $4 trillion per year was required to be invested in renewable energy until 2030 to be able to reach net zero emissions by 2050.
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U.S. and NATO scramble to arm Ukraine and refill their own depleting arsenals

The Buffalo News 27 Nov 2022
By Steven Erlanger and Lara Jakes NEW YORK TIMES ... But it has ... People are also reading… ... "A day in Ukraine is a month or more in Afghanistan," said Camille Grand, a defense expert at the European Council on Foreign Relations, who until recently was NATO's assistant secretary-general for defense investment ... They are ... ....
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Two more ministries – Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Education – secure next year’s budget allocations ...

Nation 26 Nov 2022
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Sylvestre Radegonde, was present in the National Assembly accompanied by the principal secretary for tourism Sherin Francis, the director for the Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA) Terence Max and other officials from the department.
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Belarus: Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei dies aged 64

Ruptly 26 Nov 2022
Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei has died at the age of 64. This was reported on the official Twitter account of the country's foreign ministry. "The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus Vladimir Makei died suddenly today," the message reads.
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G20 members briefed on priorities for India’s presidency

Hindustan Times 26 Nov 2022
Shringla, a former foreign secretary, briefed the delegates about arrangements for G20 meetings across India ... The OSD (Operations), Muktesh Pardeshi and additional secretary (G20) Abhay Thakur answered questions from the foreign delegates related to travel, visas, protocol, security and participation of invitees.

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