Corporate Dispatch End of Day Roundup

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Protest march to support arrested journalist Ivan Golunov

More than 200 people were arrested, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in arrest of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov. READ MORE HERE

 

Cara refugees center in Mineo

Interior minister Matteo Salvini announced the closure of a reception centre for asylum seekers in Sicily. READ MORE HERE

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A two-year-old Indian boy has died after remaining four days trapped inside a deep borehole. READ MORE HERE

Migrants rescued in Tripoli

The Libyan Coast Guard managed to rescue 60 persons  in the Mediterranean about 92 miles north-west of Al-Khoms. READ MORE HERE

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Paedophile ex-football coach Bob Higgins has been jailed for 24 years after being found guilty of sexually abusing young players over a 25-year period. READ MORE HERE

Boris Johnso speaks at the Pendulum Summit in Dublin

Boris Johnson’s promise to take Britain out of the EU with or without a deal on the scheduled Brexit date of October 31 has been undermined by a confidential cabinet note warning that the country is still far from prepared for the disruption of a disorderly exit. READ MORE HERE

The return of displaced people from Koygouma to the Timbuktu region

Boubou Cisse , the prime minister of Mali said that from the bodies recovered of a massacre of scores of people by a Malian ethnic fighter group, these included at least 24 children. READ MORE HERE

G7 Foreign Ministers Meeting in Dinard

Special Envoy for Media Freedom Amal Clooney this week addressed Foreign Office ambassadors during the FCO’s annual Leadership Week to talk about her work defending JOURNALISTS. READ MORE HERE

Saudi coalition forces spokesman on Yemen

Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthi rebels carried out an attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport on Wednesday using what has been described as a cruise missile. READ MORE HERE

Scotch whisky brand will be legally protected in China

Italian police on Wednesday smashed a huge contraband alcohol ring based in the UK and operating in 17 European countries. READ MORE HERE

108th session of the International Labour Conference

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for the EU to look into ways to ensure countries have a “comparable” minimum wage. READ MORE HERE

People protest in support of Julian Assange in Sydney

The United States government has formally submitted an extradition request to the UK for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. READ MORE HERE

Congo Ebola death toll hits 1,000

Uganda’s health ministry says a patient has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighbouring DR Congo last year. READ MORE HERE

Computex 2017 in Taipei

Women in the UK will be given help to start and grow companies as part of a new initiative from Microsoft. READ MORE HERE

108th session of the International Labour Conference - ILO Centenary Session

The Director-General of the International Labour Organization said that with the possible adoption of a landmark declaration looking to the future, at a time of transformative change, it was time “to tell the world that we have the confidence, the common purpose, the will and the means”, to continue making social justice a top priority. READ MORE HERE

Air pollution in Bangkok remains at unhealthy levels

On 11 June 2019 common European rules on drones, Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/945 & Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/947, were published. READ MORE HERE

Demonstrators gather to show opposition to amendments to extradition law in Hong Kong

Police have fired rubber bullets and tear gas at protesters in Hong Kong where anger at a new extradition bill. READ MORE HERE

Measles vaccination in Schwelm

A Swiss childcare group has decided to turn down applicants not vaccinated against measles and whooping cough.READ MORE HERE

Western Balkans Conference in Berlin

French President Emmanuel Macron told Swiss TV station RTS that he would back German Chancellor Angela Merkel for European Commission president. READ MORE HERE

A Ryanair Boeing 737-8AS at Riga International Airport

Reuters reports that Ryanair’s British pilots have signalled strong support for industrial action over pay and conditions in an indicative ballot. READ MORE HERE

Student heroes who saved children on hijacked school bus meet Italian interior minister

Italian news agency ANSA reports that the two Egyptian boys who helped avert a massacre on a hijacked bus near Milan in March will receive Italian citizenship. READ MORE HERE

Migrants attempting to cross from Tunisia to Sicily

A decree adopted by the Italian government would force non-governmental organizations to pay between €10,000 and €50,000 for transporting rescued migrants to Italian ports. READ MORE HERE

 

 

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