COLOMBO (AFP) - A Sri LankanBuddhist monk long accused of fanning sectarian hatred will head a new task force on legal reforms in the ethnically and religiously fractured nation, according to a government announcement ...There are no women on the committee ... Many of the countries special family laws are heavily patriarchal and disadvantage women ... � ....
The U.S. intelligence community has assessed that Islamic State in Afghanistan could have the capability to attack the United States in as little as six months, and has the intention to do so, a senior Pentagon official told Congress on Tuesday ... pullout thwarted by suicide bombings and other attacks claimed by Islamic State ... withdrawal in August ... .
Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon speaks to reporters at the US Capitol. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon unveiled a plan to hit 700 American billionaires with new taxes. Billionaires like Musk and Zuckerberg would pay tens of billions in taxes if it's implemented ... The plan was authored by Sen ... "I'm anxious to look at it," Sen ... ....
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As the world prepares for the UN Climate Summit in Glasgow, the stakes have never been higher. The IPCC report, which confirms that the planet is imminently on course for global warming in the next two decades, has demonstrated that the world needs an urgent and comprehensive shift in energy thinking ... A clear pathway. This pathway is clear ... .
Berlin, Oct 27. One of a company's main goals is to turn a profit. Study after study have shown that as a rule profits tend to go up with the number of women filling management positions. In 2020, the consulting firm ... .
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The police officer who murdered SarahEverard has lodged an appeal to reduce the length of his jail sentence. Wayne Couzens was handed a whole-life tariff in September after kidnapping, raping and murdering the 33-year-old ... A Court of Appeal official said on Wednesday ... Sarah Everard ... The judge said ... .