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Tuesday, October 21, 2014   0:19 GMT



Pressure Building on Obama to Impose Ebola Travel Ban
Carey L. Biron
WASHINGTON, 17 Oct (IPS) - President Barack Obama is under significant pressure to impose a range of restrictions on travellers coming to the United States from West African countries affected by the current Ebola outbreak.
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Despite Public’s War Weariness, U.S. Defence Budget May Rise
Jim Lobe
WASHINGTON, 15 Oct (IPS) - Despite the public’s persistent war weariness, the U.S. defence budget – the world’s biggest by far – may be set to rise again, according to a new study released here this week by the Center for International Policy (CIP).
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Ahead of Myanmar Trip, Obama Urged to Demand Extractives Transparency
Carey L. Biron
WASHINGTON, 15 Oct (IPS) - Lawmakers here are urging President Barack Obama to put transparency in the extractives sector at the centre of an upcoming trip to Myanmar.
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Most Nations Reducing Worst Forms of Child Labour
Jim Lobe
WASHINGTON, 8 Oct (IPS) - Most of the world’s governments are taking measures to reduce the worst and most hazardous forms of child labour, according to a major report released here Tuesday by the U.S. Labour Department.
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U.S. Investigation into Illegal Timber Imports a “Sea Change”
Carey L. Biron
WASHINGTON, 7 Oct (IPS) - A year after a U.S. company was accused of engaging in the systematic importing of flooring made from illegally harvested timber, pressure is mounting on federal agencies currently investigating the allegations.
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Harper Playing Defence in Canada's Pipeline Politics
Paul Weinberg
TORONTO, 6 Oct (IPS) - Canada’s tar sands oil boom may be in jeopardy and it appears the ruling Conservative government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper does not have any plan B in its ambition to remake this resource-rich country into “an energy superpower.”
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Azerbaijan Pursues Drones, New Security Options
Shahin Abbasov
BAKU, 4 Oct (IPS) - Heightened tensions with longtime foe Armenia over breakaway Nagorno Karabakh and mediator Russia’s Ukrainian adventure appear to be pushing Caspian-Sea energy power Azerbaijan ever more strongly toward a military strategy of self-reliance.
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Documents Detail Secret Talks Between Washington and Havana
Roger Hamilton-Martin
NEW YORK, 2 Oct (IPS) - In a new book cataloguing the recent history of clandestine exchanges between the U.S. and Cuba, the reliance on secret intermediaries belies the common perception that the two governments rarely communicated during the decades that followed the Cuban revolution in 1959.
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U.S. to Create National Plan on Responsible Business Practices
Carey L. Biron
WASHINGTON, 30 Sep (IPS) - The United States will begin developing a national action plan on responsible business practices, following on several years of related advocacy from civil society.
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Militarising the Ebola Crisis
Joeva Rock
WASHINGTON, 28 Sep (IPS) - Six months into West Africa’s Ebola crisis, the international community is finally heeding calls for substantial intervention in the region.
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