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China’s envoy to the UN urges people to visit Xinjiang 

China’s envoy to the UN urges people to visit Xinjiang 

China - The permanent representative to the UN Office in Geneva invited people to travel to the infamous region to experience its purported beauty because he was worried about how the recent United Nations Human

Pope urges Italians to help migrants as far right tipped to win election

Pope urges Italians to help migrants as far right tipped to win election

Italy - “Migrants are to be welcomed, accompanied, promoted and integrated,” Pope Francis told the assembled faithful. “Let us renew our commitment to building the future in accordance with God’s plan: a future in which

Canada records new high for US asylum seekers to cross border

Canada records new high for US asylum seekers to cross border

Canada - Reuters news agency reported on Tuesday that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) intercepted 23,358 asylum seekers crossing Canada through unofficial entry points during the first eight months of the year. Federal police

Czech Republic Plays Cautious Game By Closing Border For 10 Days

Czech Republic Plays Cautious Game By Closing Border For 10 Days

Czech Republic - With migrant flow having increased through various neighbouring countries, Czech authorities have decided to seal borders; though the government still feels that this is merely a transit route for the migrants.  According

Indonesians wait for UK farm jobs after paying deposits of up to £2,500

Indonesians wait for UK farm jobs after paying deposits of up to £2,500

UK - Indonesians dreaming of working in the UK is alleged to have pledged up to £2,500 to an agency in Jakarta to 'guarantee' jobs on British farms that have yet to materialize. Labor experts

Flight cancellations possible as Italian airline staff plan strike 

Flight cancellations possible as Italian airline staff plan strike 

Italy - Flight attendants from budget airlines Ryanair and Vueling will go on strike across Italy on October 1st. Cancellations and disruptions are possible as pilots and flight attendants quit their jobs demanding higher wages

Odisha: NHRC asks for report on boat tragedies 

Odisha: NHRC asks for report on boat tragedies 

India - The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has directed the Chief Secretary to respond to the boat tragedy in Odisha within the next four weeks after expressing disappointment over the State government's lack of

Philippines at risk from roaring Typhoon Noru

Philippines at risk from roaring Typhoon Noru

Philippines - The eye of the storm, known as Typhoon Carding, hit the Polillo Islands at 5:00 pm. local (5 a.m. ET) as a super typhoon and made landfall in Burdeos municipality in Quezon province

Universal credit rules tightened for part-time workers

Universal credit rules tightened for part-time workers

UK - Benefits for low-paid part-time workers will be cut unless they take "active steps" to earn more, in line with the reform announced in the mini-budget. Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng oversaw the change, which he

Boeing agrees to pay $200 million for misleading the public about the 737 Max

Boeing agrees to pay $200 million for misleading the public about the 737 Max

US- Boeing and its former CEO Dennis Muilenburg have agreed to pay hefty fines to settle allegations by the Securities and Exchange Commission that they misled the public about the safety of the 737 Max

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