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Philippines becomes first Asian country to ratify ILO convention

Manila, Feb 23 (UNI) The Philippines has been the first Asian country to ratify a convention to end workplace violence and harassment, the International Labor Organisation (ILO) said Friday.

The ILO said that the Philippines deposited the instrument of ratification of the Violence and Harassment Convention 2019 (No. 190) with ILO Deputy Director-General Celeste Drake on Tuesday.
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EU imposes sanctions against 3 Palestinian groups for attack on Israel

12 Apr 2024 | 7:35 PM

Brussels, April 12 (UNI) The European Union imposed sanctions against Palestinian groups in connection with the attack on Israel on October 7, the Council of the EU said on Friday.

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Seoul to host second global AI safety summit May 21-22

12 Apr 2024 | 7:33 PM

London, April 12 (UNI) The second global artificial intelligence (AI) safety summit will take place in Seoul May 21–22, with South Korea and the United Kingdom "forging ahead with plans," the UK government said on Friday.

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Moldovan parliament approves suspension of CFE treaty

12 Apr 2024 | 7:24 PM

Chișinău, Apr 12 (UNI) The Moldovan parliament has approved the suspension of the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE), the parliament's speaker, Igor Grosu, said on Friday.

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Iran plans to use regional proxies to launch attacks on Israel

12 Apr 2024 | 7:21 PM

Tehran, Apr 12 (UNI) Iran plans to use regional proxies to mount a series of attacks on Israel following a deadly Israeli airstrike on an Iranian consulate in Syria, while signaling a willingness to de-escalate if Tehran's demands are met, Reuters reported on Friday, citing Iranian sources.

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Two killed, two injured in Pak explosion

12 Apr 2024 | 7:18 PM

Islamabad, Apr 12 (UNI) Two people were killed and two others injured in a bomb explosion in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Friday, officials said.

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