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Gov’t to increase capital expenditures by 43.6% in 2022 — Finance minister

The Jordan Times 29 Nov 2021
AMMAN — The government is seeking to accelerate economic growth next year, Finance Minister Mohamad Al-Ississ said on Sunday, noting that capital expenditures in the 2022 general budget will be increased by 43.6 per cent compared with this year's budget ... The draft general budget ...
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No turning back: Women human rights defenders remain steadfast in perilous times

Open Democracy 29 Nov 2021
However, times are hard, for sure, for advocacy generally and for WHRDs in particular ... In the current UN General Assembly, even as recently as mid-November, Nigeria, China, and Egypt, among other governments, spoke against allowing references to defenders in discussions on a number of negotiated resolutions, including one on free elections.
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ECP discusses doability of the impossible

The News International 29 Nov 2021
The PTI government is pressing the ECP to not only conduct the next general elections through EVMs (electronic voting machines) but it also insists on i-voting for overseas Pakistan despite ECP’s reservations. In case of the i-voting, even a Spanish audit firm Minsait had told the government in its report.
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Should I retire earlier from teaching to avoid unfavourable new rules hitting my pension? Steve ...

The Daily Mail 29 Nov 2021
Pension ages of 60 were common in the NHS, civil service, local government and teaching, whilst pension schemes for uniformed services (military, police, firefighters and so on) often had even lower pension ages ... One important point about changes like this is that they generally affect 'future service' only.
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Sudan says 6 soldiers killed in Ethiopia border fighting

Wtop 29 Nov 2021
The fighting is the latest turbulence for Sudan, after generals deposed the country’s transitional civilian government in late October and arrested more than a hundred officials. Mass protests followed the coup, and the generals eventually reinstated Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok under military oversight amid international pressure.
photo: Creative Commons / HazteOir.org
Spanish association HazteOir performance in front of the main facade of the Palace of Justice to protest coronavirus response, Spain
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Roadmap for Prosecuting COVID Crimes - Mercola

WorldNews.com 29 Nov 2021
The problem we face today is we’ve come to realize that even our federal government has been captured by forces that seek to destroy the U.S ... For example, Arizona’s attorney general has written an extensive legal opinion on why the federal government does not have jurisdiction for a vaccine mandate in Arizona ... Attorney General's Office.
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Sudan: 6 soldiers killed in border fight

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 29 Nov 2021
The fighting is the latest turbulence for Sudan, after generals deposed the country's transitional civilian government in late October and arrested more than a hundred officials. Mass protests followed the coup, and the generals eventually reinstated Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok under military oversight amid international pressure.
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Claims of ending ‘thana culture’ bite the dust

The News International 29 Nov 2021
The claims of the government to end Thana Culture bite the dust. “But it would never be abolished as it is constructive supportive for every government and politician to crush their opponents,” a retired inspector general of police, said when contacted ... Inspector General of Police ...
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Omicron variant will cause chaos in schools, warn MPs

The Daily Telegraph 29 Nov 2021
“The Government needs to explain when all of this will be brought to an end.” ... MPs have called for the government to do everything possible to limit disruption for pupils ... Paul Whiteman, general secretary of the National Association of Headteachers, also said he is pleased with the government’s “precautionary” approach.
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FLASHBACK: NPP has failed Ghanaians on numerous campaign promises - Mahama

Ghana Web 29 Nov 2021
The majority of people, he said, had seen through what the government stood for, saying the increasing general cost of living, rise in fuel prices and fares, as well as import duties, testified to the fact that the NPP could not deliver on its campaign promises ... “The next general ...
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Iceland's left-right coalition agrees to take another term

Gulf Daily News 29 Nov 2021
COPENHAGEN - Iceland's current government coalition, consisting of three parties from the left to the right, has agreed to continue for another term after they bolstered their majority in a Sept 25 general election.
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PML-N bought votes for upcoming by-polls in Lahore: Fawad

Dawn 29 Nov 2021
The minister said when the PTI government wanted to use electronic voting machines (EVMs) in the next general elections the PML-N and PPP felt perturbed because these people came to power through a ‘specific system’ and their whole election system was based on rigging.
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UAE general accused of torture elected Interpol president

Business Ghana 29 Nov 2021
A general from the United Arab Emirates who has been accused of complicity in torture has been elected as president of the global police agency Interpol ... She said the general was "a representative of arguably the most authoritarian government in the Gulf, one that equates peaceful dissent with terrorism".
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PML-N bought votes for upcoming by-polls in Lahore: Fawad Chaudhry

Dawn 29 Nov 2021
The minister said when the PTI government wanted to use electronic voting machines (EVMs) in the next general elections the PML-N and PPP felt perturbed because these people came to power through a ‘specific system’ and their whole election system was based on rigging.
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Next fortnight pivotal, with peak expected

Ekathimerini 29 Nov 2021
Nonetheless, despite the ever-increasing pressure on the health system, government estimates suggest the situation can remain under control, ruling out the prospect of a general lockdown ... Government officials point out the pressure on the health system last spring was much higher and intubations reached 841.
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