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Swiss voters are deciding on two separate proposals aimed to ensure that food from both domestic and foreign farmers and producers is healthier, more environmentally sound and animal-friendly, and protect Swiss farmers more too. [Read More]
Saudi Arabia and allied states balked at efforts to renew work by U.N.-backed "eminent experts" investigating human rights violations in Yemen, setting up a possible diplomatic showdown with some Western countries over scrutiny of a 3-1/2-year war that has killed thousands of civilians and created the world's worst humanitarian crisis. [Read More]
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The World Health Organization counts 111 confirmed cases since Aug. 1, including 66 deaths. [Read More]
The full report provided new details about concerns over how the United Nations reacted during the spasm of violence. It noted that the "only statement" from the UN resident coordinator's office "was to condemn the ARSA (militant group) attacks and losses suffered by the Myanmar security forces." [Read More]
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More than half of all workplace tasks will be carried out by machines by 2025, organizers of the Davos economic forum said in a report released Monday that highlights the speed with which the labor market will change in coming years. The World Economic Forum estimates that machines will be responsible for 52 percent of the division of labor as share of hours within seven years, up from 29 percent today. By 2022, the report says, roughly 75 million jobs worldwide will be lost, but that could be more than offset by the creation of 133 million new jobs.... [Read More]
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More than half of all workplace tasks will be carried out by machines by 2025, organizers of the Davos economic forum said in a report released Monday that... [Read More]
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More than half of all workplace tasks will be carried out by machines by 2025, organizers of the Davos economic forum said in a report released Monday that highlights the speed …... [Read More]
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Robots will handle 52 percent of current work tasks by 2025, almost twice as many as now, a World Economic Forum (WEF) study said Monday. [Read More]
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Dutch authorities arrested and expelled two suspected Russian spies months ago for allegedly trying to hack a Swiss laboratory that conducts chemical weapons tests, Switzerland's government confirmed Friday as it summoned the Russian ambassador to protest an "attempted attack." [Read More]
Dutch authorities arrested and expelled two suspected Russian spies months ago for allegedly trying to hack a Swiss laboratory that conducts chemical weapons tests, Switzerland's government confirmed Friday as it …... [Read More]
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The World Health Organization's cancer research arm estimated that there will be about 18 million new cases of cancer globally this year. [Read More]
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Una prominente opositora a las armas automatizadas de alta tecnología culpó a países como Estados Unidos y Rusia por impedir que se llegara a consenso en una conferencia respaldada por la ONU en la que la mayoría de los países querían asegurarse que los humanos mantengan el control de máquinas asesinas. Mary Wareham, coordinadora de la Campaña para Detener a los Robots Asesinos, habló el lunes después que expertos de decenas de países llegaron a un acuerdo antes del amanecer del sábado sobre 10 " posibles principios rectores" para los "Sistemas de Armas Letales Automatizadas". [Read More]
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The U.N. refugee agency says smugglers are taking greater risks to ferry their human cargo toward Europe as Libya's coast guard intercepts more and more boats carrying migrants, increasing the likelihood that those on board may die during the Mediterranean journeys. [Read More]
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The U.N. refugee agency says smugglers are taking greater risks to ferry their human cargo toward Europe as Libya's coast guard intercepts more and more boats carrying migrants, increasing the likelihood that those on board may die during the Mediterranean journeys. That's one of the key findings from the latest UNHCR report about efforts to reach Europe. The report, released Monday and titled "Desperate Journeys," says that even though the number of crossings and deaths has plunged compared to recent years, the voyage is more deadly in percentage terms for those who venture across. The report says 2,276 people... [Read More]
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The U.N. refugee agency says people smugglers are taking greater risks to ferry their human cargo toward Europe... [Read More]
A key opponent of high-tech, automated weapons known as "killer robots" is blaming countries like the U.S. and Russia for blocking consensus at a U.N.-backed conference, where most countries wanted …... [Read More]
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The U.N. refugee agency says people smugglers are taking greater risks to ferry their human cargo toward Europe as Libya's coast guard intercepts more and more boats... [Read More]
The U.N. refugee agency said people smugglers are taking greater risks to ferry their human cargo toward Europe as Libya's coast guard intercepts more and more boats carrying... [Read More]
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The U.N. refugee agency says people smugglers are taking greater risks to ferry their human cargo toward Europe as Libya's coast guard intercepts more and more boats carrying migrants, increasing the likelihood that those on board may die during the Mediterranean journeys. [Read More]
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