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Call for renewed global push to tackle child labour in agriculture

On World Day Against Child Labour, FAO urges greater attention to addressing child labour in local food supply chains 12 June 2019, Rome/Brussels – FAO today urged nations to pay greater attention and allocate more financial resources to addressing child labour in domestic and local food supply chains and in subsistence farming where the vast majority of child labour in
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Oil slumps 5%, US crude at its cheapest since March

Reuters NEW YORK Oil prices plunged about 5% on Thursday, with U.S. crude at its lowest since March, as trade tensions dampened the demand outlook, putting the crude benchmarks on course for their biggest daily and weekly falls in six months. World shares were deep in the red as concerns grew the China-U.S. trade conflict was fast turning into a technology cold war between
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Facebook culls another three billion fake profiles

Facebook has published its latest “enforcement report”, which details how many posts and accounts it took action on between October 2018 and March 2019. During that six-month period, Facebook removed more than three billion fake accounts – more than ever before. More than seven million “hate speech” posts were removed, also a record high. For the first time, Facebook also
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Growing insecurity in Tripoli endangers displaced civilians and migrants as armed clashes enter second month

Geneva – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is concerned about the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Tripoli and neighbouring areas. According to IOM Libyas Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM), there are now over 66,000 displaced individuals, approximately 13,310 families, from affected areas in Tripoli since the onset of the armed conflict on 4