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    ILO’s latest report says over 55 million domestic workers facing risks due to the COVID-19 pandemic

    ILO’s latest report says over 55 million domestic workers facing risks due to the COVID-19 pandemic

    As per the latest International Labor Organization (ILO), around 55 million domestic workers are at risk of getting their income cut or lose their job due to the coronavirus lockdown. In the month of February,…

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    UAE might suspend visas for migrants from Nepal, Bangladesh & Nigeria over dilly-dallying of repatriation drives

    UAE might suspend visas for migrants from Nepal, Bangladesh & Nigeria over dilly-dallying of repatriation drives

    The United Arab Emirates is considering the option of suspending the visas of migrants workers hailing from Nepal, Bangladesh, and Nigeria. Though UAE government has not released any official statement in this regard but according…

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    10,000 illegal immigrants in Italy to be issued passports – Sri Lanka embassy

    10,000 illegal immigrants in Italy to be issued passports – Sri Lanka embassy

    The Sri Lankan Embassy to Rome is all set to issue regular passports for 10,000 Sri Lankan nationals who have illegally immigrated to Italy. This decision was taken after Italy granted amnesty to all the…

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    US Consulate employee jailed in Turkey over terrorism charges

    US Consulate employee jailed in Turkey over terrorism charges

    A U.S. consulate employee has been jailed for nine years by a Turkish court for association with a terrorist group and aiding it. The United States Embassy to Turkey has expressed its disappointment on the…

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    Risk of contracting disease from Covid positive prisoners worries workers at Ohio’s ODRC institutions

    Risk of contracting disease from Covid positive prisoners worries workers at Ohio’s ODRC institutions

    The coronavirus pandemic is spreading at an increasingly fast rate once again, in specific districts of Ohio which worries the Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections (ODRC) offices across the state about the danger of contracting…

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    US sanctions $5.5 million aid to Nepal to tackle impacts of Covid crisis, says US embassy to Nepal

    US sanctions $5.5 million aid to Nepal to tackle impacts of Covid crisis, says US embassy to Nepal

    Through the USAID (United States Agency for International Development), U.S. government has sanctioned an additional relief fund of $5.5 million to Nepal. The fund is aimed at mitigating the secondary impacts in Nepal due to…

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    Lebanon agrees to conduct free PCR tests on Sri Lankans waiting to be expatriated – Sri Lankan Embassy

    Lebanon agrees to conduct free PCR tests on Sri Lankans waiting to be expatriated – Sri Lankan Embassy

    Sri Lankan Embassy to Lebanon confirmed that the Government of Lebanon has agreed to perform PCR tests free of cost on stranded Sri Lankan citizens so that they can be repatriated to their country. Ministry…

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    CDC and the U.S. Dept of Labor’s OSHA issues Guidance to Support Agriculture Workers in Covid-19 Pandemic

    CDC and the U.S. Dept of Labor’s OSHA issues Guidance to Support Agriculture Workers in Covid-19 Pandemic

    The U.S. Dept. of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) gave the direction that incorporates prescribed actions to protect agriculture laborers from the coronavirus.  The prevention and control of Covid-19 at the agricultural worksites,…

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    Nepali embassy rescues migrant worker in UK

    Nepali embassy rescues migrant worker in UK

    Amid the rising cases of Coronavirus infection, the worries of migrant workers are also increasing with each passing day. Recently, the Nepali Embassy in the United Kingdom rescued a migrant worker who was forcibly thrown…

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    38 Bangladeshi Migrants killed by Human Traffickers in Libya; Bangladeshi Embassy struggles to retrieve bodies

    38 Bangladeshi Migrants killed by Human Traffickers in Libya; Bangladeshi Embassy struggles to retrieve bodies

    In a gunfight on Thursday, 42 migrants, including 38 Bangladeshis were killed by human traffickers in Libya. The incident took place in Mizdah, about 180 kilometers from the capital of Libya, Tripoli. These workers were…