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FAO launches emergency projects to fight H7N9 avian flu

18/09/2013 Bangkok, ThailandTwo emergency regional projects* aimed at containing avian influenza were launched today by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Regional Office for...
Iranian FM Holds Talks in Pakistan on Tehran's Tensions With US

Iranian FM Holds Talks in Pakistan on Tehran’s Tensions With US

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN —  Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met Friday with leaders from neighboring Pakistan to discuss bilateral matters and Tehran's escalating tensions with...
Trump Heads to Japan for State Visit

Trump Heads to Japan for State Visit

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE —  U.S. President Donald Trump is heading to Japan for a four-day state visit heavy on ceremony and sports, although a...
Malnourished Children in Afghanistan Risk Dying

Malnourished Children in Afghanistan Risk Dying

GENEVA —  About two million children in Afghanistan are acutely malnourished. Of those, 600,000 face severe acute malnutrition, the most dangerous form of undernutrition in...

Coverage of World Food Day in Bangkok – Invitation to Journalists & Electronic Media

09/10/2013 Bangkok, ThailandHRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn will preside over the 33rd World Food Day (WFD) commemoration at the FAO Regional Office for Asia and...
Historic Libel Win for Australian Oscar-Winner Geoffrey Rush

Historic Libel Win for Australian Oscar-Winner Geoffrey Rush

SYDNEY —  Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded Australia’s largest individual libel payout after winning a defamation lawsuit against a Sydney newspaper A “recklessly irresponsible...
Taiwan to Expand Joint Rescue Operations in Disputed Sea

Taiwan to Expand Joint Rescue Operations in Disputed Sea

TAIPEI —  Taiwan said Tuesday it will continue doing "humanitarian" search and rescue work in the South China Sea, where it holds the largest of...
Seven Climbers Die in a Week on Mount Everest

Seven Climbers Die in a Week on Mount Everest

KATHMANDU, NEPAL —  Three more climbers have died on Mount Everest, expedition organizers and officials said Friday, taking the toll from a deadly week on...
Prabowo's plan to challenge election result may be in vain

Prabowo’s plan to challenge election result may be in vain

Source: Josua Satria Collins, Researcher at Indonesia Judicial Monitoring Society (MaPPI), Faculty of Law University of Indonesia, Universitas Indonesia / The Conversation ...

Filipina farmer wins World Food Day Award

16/10/2013 Bangkok, ThailandPhilippine farmer Myrna Conigo Asor was presented today with the FAO’s World Food Day Model Farmer Award for her achievements in organic farming...
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Tanzania: President Magufuli Congratulates India’s Modi On His Re-Election

By The Citizen ReporterDar es Salaam — President John Magufuli on Thursday congratulated India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his re- election victory, reiterating...
Trump May Use Iran Threat to Sell Bombs to Saudis

Trump May Use Iran Threat to Sell Bombs to Saudis

WASHINGTON —  U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though...
Menerima kode keamanan login via SMS dan email tak aman lagi, ini penggantinya

Menerima kode keamanan login via SMS dan email tak aman lagi, ini penggantinya

Source: Mike Johnstone, Security Researcher, Associate Professor in Resilient Systems, Edith Cowan University / The Conversation Ketika berbicara tentang keamanan...
Calm Follows 2nd Night of Indonesian Election Protests

Calm Follows 2nd Night of Indonesian Election Protests

JAKARTA, INDONESIA —  Calm returned to the streets of the Indonesian capital Thursday after a second night of clashes between security forces and protesters...
More responsive journalism – not social media ban – is needed to fight disinformation in Indonesia

More responsive journalism – not social media ban – is needed to fight disinformation...

Source: Ika Karlina Idris, Dosen Paramadina Graduate School of Communication , Paramadina University / The Conversation Protests in Jakarta by...
Iranian FM Visits Pakistan Amid Tehran's Rising Tensions With US 

Iranian FM Visits Pakistan Amid Tehran’s Rising Tensions With US 

ISLAMABAD —  Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in neighboring Pakistan late Thursday for bilateral consultations amid Tehran's escalating tensions with the United States....

Severe damage to agriculture and fisheries after Typhoon Haiyan

Along the coast the storm surge wiped out many fishing communities12/11/2013 RomeFAO is mobilizing support to the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, which...
Pentagon Denies Media Reports Detailing Mideast Troop Increase

Pentagon Denies Media Reports Detailing Mideast Troop Increase

Jeff Seldin, VOA national security correspondent, contributed to this report. PENTAGON — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has denied reports that between 5,000 and 10,000...
How intolerance can persist in democratic countries: the case of Indonesia

How intolerance can persist in democratic countries: the case of Indonesia

Source: Jimmy Daniel Berlianto Oley, Junior Researcher, SMERU Research Institute / The Conversation Is tolerance among different groups a prerequisite...
Pompeo Accuses Huawei of Lying About Ties to Chinese Government

Pompeo Accuses Huawei of Lying About Ties to Chinese Government

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has accused the head of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies of lying about his company's relationship with the...
what needs to be done?

what needs to be done?

Source: Tangguh Chairil, Lecturer in International Relations, Binus University / The Conversation Indonesia, a country with the fourth-largest growth in...
Modi Wins Resounding Victory in India

Modi Wins Resounding Victory in India

NEW DELHI —  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised to build a "strong and inclusive" country as the charismatic but polarizing leader swept back to...
Poor fishery management costs Indonesia $7 billion per year. Here's how to stop it

Poor fishery management costs Indonesia $7 billion per year. Here’s how to stop it

Source: Mulia Nurhasan, Researcher, CGIAR System Organization / The Conversation Indonesia’s efforts to protect its fisheries, an important food source...
Wildfires Break Out as Israel Suffers Massive Heat Wave

Wildfires Break Out as Israel Suffers Massive Heat Wave

A log burns after a fire on the Israeli side of the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip, May 15, 2019. Photo: Reuters...

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