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Pakistani cabinet decides to push back Afghan refugees’ legal right to stay in the country from March 31 to end of 2017.

  Islamabad, Pakistan – Pakistan’s government has extended a deadline for Afghan refugees to leave the country until the end of 2017, according to state media. Analysis: Challenges facing Pakistan-Afghanistan refugee repatriation programme A meeting of the cabinet, presided over by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, on Tuesday pushed back the refugees’ …

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Everyone Has Internet in These 12 OECD Countries


Roughly 95 percent of the population had access to high-speed internet in OECD countries last year   In a technologically connected world, some countries are emerging at the head of the pack, new research from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development finds. That matters economically because broader access means there’s greater opportunity for work, …

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500,000 protesters rallied to put pressure the Romanian government over a contentious corruption decree


    Mass rallies persist nationwide despite scrapping of contentious decree that decriminalised some corruption offences. An estimated 500,000 protesters have rallied in Romania’s capital, Bucharest, following a government climbdown over a contentious corruption decree in the face of week-long mass demonstrations. Fulfilling a promise made late on Saturday, the …

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