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Queen's Birthday Honours list 2018 in full – from famous names to Britain's unsung heroes Mirror 24 mins ago

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Football legend “King” Kenny Dalglish has become Sir Kenny as he leads more than 1,000 people receiving gongs in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

The former Liverpool striker and manager, 67, is knighted …

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Queen's Birthday Honours list 2018 in full – from famous names to Britain's unsung heroes

Football legend “King” Kenny Dalglish has become Sir Kenny as he leads more than 1,000 people receiving gongs in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

The former Liverpool striker and manager, 67, is knighted for services to football, charity and the City …

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100 Bold Ideas to Improve Women and Children’s Health and Rights in the Developing World

TORONTO, May 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Grand Challenges Canada is proud to announce an investment of over CAD$10 million to test 100 new ideas to address persistent challenges in women’s and children’s health in low- and middle-income countries. CAD

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Agenda for all round national development

Nigeria to all intents and purposes still remains a country classified as “Underdeveloped” making the question of an “Agenda for all round National Development” topical and germain.

With 62% of the population living below 2USD a day, and considered poor,

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Young People Powerful Agents for Resolving, Preventing Conflict, Speakers Tell Security Council Open Debate amid Calls to Change Negative Stereotypes

Secretary-General’s Youth Envoy Decries ‘Policy Panic’ Stemming from Unfounded Assumptions that Young People Are Violent

Contrary to common perception, young people were not a nagging problem, but rather, powerful agents for resolving and preventing conflict throughout the world, the Security Council …

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Speakers in Population and Development Commission Spotlight National Measures to Embrace Migrant Flows, Balance Urban Expansion with Rights Protections

Gateway cities were critical entry points for immigrants from a wide range of countries, serving as hubs for the collection, circulation and dispersion of goods, capital and people, the Commission on Population and Development heard today as it continued its …

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AfCFTA: World’s largest free trade area born—Africa’s game changer

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It is 21 March 2018, in Rwanda’s sparklingly clean capital city Kigali.  44 African heads of state and government or their representatives gathered to sign what is now the world’s largest free trade area known as African Continental Free …

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