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For the first time, Japan’s trade union was chaired by a woman

The chairman of the Confederation of Japanese Trade Unions, Tomoko Yoshino, Friday (22/10) expressed his gratitude for being the first woman to hold the position. She promised to work hard to achieve gender equality in the workplace. Speaking in Tokyo, she said Japanese women continue to face restrictions and many …

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‘We’re in a Race against Time’ to Help Afghans

The United Nations (UN) on Tuesday (12/10) called for humanitarian aid to be immediately sent to Afghanistan because winter will soon arrive in the country ravaged by prolonged war. The spokesman for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Babar Baloch warned that “we are racing against time” as the …

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US Delegation to Meet the Taliban for the First Time

Two senior government officials told Reuters the US delegation would meet senior Taliban representatives in Doha on Saturday (9/10) and Sunday (10/10). It will be their first face-to-face meeting at senior level since Washington withdrew its troops from Afghanistan and the hardliners took over the country. A high-level US delegation, …

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Organizers Ensure the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics Runs On Time

Kathy Carter, who this week was appointed CEO and organizing committee of the 2028 Los Angeles (LA28) Olympics and Paralympics, ensures that the costs of hosting the quadrennial Games are kept under control. Carter also believes that the event will have a good impact on the city of Los Angeles. …

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