17 June 2019

Science and Education

Record number of African migrants coming to Mexican border (1)
Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 2:27 PM PhotoVideo AP In this June 13 photo, a migrant couple sit with their belongings inside the Portland Exposition Building in Portland, Maine. PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Undaunted by a dangerous journey over thousands of miles, people fleeing economic hardship and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the U.S.-Mexico border in unprecedented numbers,
S.African president vows to tackle youth unemployment (1)
Cyril Ramaphosa vows focus in schools on marketable skills and more help for young people to pursue their education Hassan Isilow | 16.06.2019 JOHANNESBURG South Africa's president on Sunday described youth unemployment as "a national crisis," vowing to tackle it with a variety of new approaches. According to official government data, 27.6% of South Africans are unemployed, most of them young people.
Israel Folau targets support for transgender children in church sermon (1)
'God has called us,' ex-Wallaby says in video as he renews attack on homosexuality Australian Associated Press Sun 16 Jun 2019 22.58 BST Israel Folau has used a sermon at his Sydney church to describe homosexuality as a sin and criticise young people being allowed to "change their gender". In a video posted to his church's Facebook page, the former rugby union star claimed the devil was behind primary schoolchildren being allowed to decide if they wanted to change gender.
Saudi Arabia committed to Aramco IPO: CP (1)
16/06/2019 Kingdom to finalize $533 million privatization deals this year RIYADH: Saudi Arabia remains committed to selling shares in national oil conglomerate Aramco through an initial public offering but only at the right time, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has said. "We are committed to the IPO of Saudi Aramco based on appropriate conditions and at the right time," Prince Mohammed told the pan-Arab daily
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