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Северно Косово: Потврђивање суверенитета усред подељених лојалности

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Северно Косово: Потврђивање суверенитета усред подељених лојалности | Crisis...

Social Security: Quarterly Social Security Policy Monitor

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Hamas Chief Haniyeh’s Sister Arrested in Southern Israel

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The sister of Hamas politburo chief Ismail Haniyeh, one of the Palestinian terror group’s most visible leaders, was arrested in southern...

Elite Israel Soldier Killed in Gaza Laid to Rest in Moving Ceremony

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Friends, families, and strangers gathered in the Israel city of Modi’in on Sunday for an emotional funeral for Sgt. Maj. Alon...

Israel Gains More Billionaires, Breaking Into Top 20 Countries for Ultra-Rich Despite Gaza War

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Despite concerns about the Israeli economy amid the ongoing war against Hamas in Gaza, Israel added nine billionaires to its population...

Indonesia launches its Road Map for Care Economy for a more Gender Equal World...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JAKARTA (ILO News) – The Ministry of Women Empowerment and Child Protection, with support from the International Labour Organization (ILO) office...

Following Purim Request, Jerusalem Cancels Fireworks for Independence Day

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Following calls to forgo toy explosives for the Jewish holiday of Purim last week, the Jerusalem municipality announced that this year’s...

Philippines joins the Global Accelerator aiming to expand jobs and social protection

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Construction workers in a high-rise building in the Philippines. © ILO/M. Fossat The Philippines is the latest country...

Asia-Pacific partners revitalize collaboration to tackle child labour and forced labour in the region

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). A worker mother and her child at her working place in Dhaka, Bangladesh. © Shutterstock BANGKOK (ILO...

ငွေလိမ်ဂိုဏ်းများနှင့် အပစ်ရပ်မှုများ – အာဏာသိမ်းချိန်ကစ၍ တရုတ်-မြန်မာ ဆက်ဆံရေး

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). အကြောင်းအရာသစ်က ဘာလဲ - မကြာသေးမီက သံတမန်ရေးအရ ထိတွေ့မှုရှိသည့်တိုင် တရုတ်သည် စစ်ကောင်စီအပေါ် အာဏာသိမ်းမှုနှင့်ပတ်သက်၍ သိပ်ကျေနပ်ပုံမပေါ်။ ထို့ကြောင့်ပင် တရုတ်က နှစ်နိုင်ငံအကြား...

In First, Israeli Hostage Speaks Out Publicly About Sexual Assault by Hamas Captors

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). An Israeli lawyer who was held captive by Hamas terrorists for 55 days after being abducted from her kibbutz on Oct....

IDF Nabs 14 Terrorists in West Bank During Overnight Raids

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced the arrest of 14 wanted terrorists on Monday evening, adding to the nearly 3,600 who...

Israel Recalls Negotiators From Qatar After Hamas Rejects Truce Deal

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). i24 News — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office on Tuesday issued a statement after Hamas’ rejection of a truce proposal,...

Balochistan Officials Empowered Against Forced Labor and Human Trafficking

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). ISLAMABAD, Pakistan...

EU-ILO join forces to strengthen Agroforestry Value Chains in Timor-Leste

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The multi-stakeholder workshop on agroforestry value chains in Timor-Leste, under the EU’s Agroforestry Skills for Employment and Resilience Project. ©...

New EU-UN ‘PROTECT’ project supports women migrant workers and children in Southeast Asia

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Representatives of the European Union, Ministry of Labour and United Nations with participants at the PROTECT project launch. ©...

Kiribati empowers entrepreneurs to enhance economic activity

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Group work during the Start and Improve Your Business Training of Trainers, Kiribati. © ILO TARAWA (ILO...

IDF Asks That Kids Avoid Using Toy Explosives During Purim Celebrations to Protect Soldiers

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). IDF Spokesman Rear Adm. Daniel Hagari released a video on Friday, shortly before Shabbat, calling on Israelis to avoid using toy...

Israeli Military Says Troops Captured Hundreds of Terrorists in Gaza Hospital

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israeli forces have detained hundreds of Hamas and Islamic Jihad terrorists including a number of security officials and military commanders during...

Israeli Government Officially Approves New Benefits for Soldiers

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Israeli government has officially approved a new set of benefits for military reservists discharged from service, giving them significant discounts...

Israel to Honor Three Hostages Mistakenly Killed by IDF During Fierce Gaza Fighting

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israeli President Isaac Herzog announced on Wednesday that the three hostages being held in Gaza by the Hamas terror group who...

Accountability essential to counter human rights abuse in DPR Korea

In an oral update to the Human Rights Council – UN’s paramount human rights body – Deputy High Commissioner Nada Al-Nashif said that DPRK...

IDF Eliminates Senior Hamas Operatives in Rafah Targeted Strike

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). i24 News — Israeli security forces eliminated senior Hamas operatives in the Rafah region in Gaza, according to a statement on...

Israel Prize for Heroism Goes to Civilians Who Saved Dozens on Oct. 7

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israeli Education Minister Yoav Kisch announced on Tuesday that Menachem Kalmanson and Itiel Zohar — civilians from the West Bank settlement...