Madeline Dennis

Human rights sanctions against Bangladesh: prediction or warning? – The Friday Times

As far as I know, most Bangladeshi leaders were not particularly upset that their country was not invited to the Democracy Summit hosted by US President Joe Biden the last week of December. But they were outraged by the sanctions imposed by the United States, just after this summit, on …

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Consolidating Private or Federal Student Loans: What’s the Difference?

If you have student loans, you may have heard of loan consolidation. This means combining several loans into one. People do this because they might be able to get a better interest rate on a single loan, and also because it’s easier to keep up with one monthly payment rather …

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Advantages, disadvantages and who should create an account

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Soaring global oil prices boost sentiment; M-cap wins QR 16 billion

The strengthening of global oil prices, which reached their highest level in seven years due to geopolitical tensions, was reflected in the Qatar Stock Exchange, whose key barometer had once crossed 12,600 levels this week.Gulf institutions were increasingly viewed as net buys, with Qatar’s 20-stock index adding around 194 points …

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At least 17 dead after explosion in Ghana’s mining region

ACCRA, Jan 21 (Reuters) – At least 17 people were killed and dozens injured when a truck carrying explosives to a gold mine in western Ghana collided with a motorbike, triggering an explosion that razed a rural community, the government announced on Friday. As rescuers searched the site for survivors, …

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Clean technologies can help defend democracy and human rights, part 2

This article is part two of a 4-part series on how clean technology can help defend democracy and human rights. You can find part 1 here. Clean technologies can reduce the funding of authoritarian regimes Another way clean tech can help in the fight for democracy is by starving authoritarians …

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BNPL’s Growing Role in Unsecured Lending

Paying for goods according to the installment plan is not a new method of payment, but it has resurfaced in response to increased consumer interest. “Buy now, pay later” gives consumers more control over how much they spend and where they spend it. It also gives them more freedom to …

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QSE crosses 12,600 points on high global energy prices

The Qatar Stock Exchange crossed 12,600 levels on Wednesday, reflecting the rise in oil prices, which had reached their highest level in seven years on international markets.The property, transport and industrials counters saw above-average demand, with Qatar’s 20-stock index coming in around 42 points or 0.33% higher at 12,612, 32 …

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These four universities are spearheading sustainability in natural resource management

If you are wondering how you can take action to contribute to the achievement of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals defined by the United Nations, why not start with a university degree? The study of the natural environment requires a solid theoretical foundation of natural systems and an astute understanding …

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India should stop using abusive foreign financing law

(Geneva) – The Indian government should immediately stop harassing the Center for the Advancement of Social Concerns and its People’s Watch program unit, ten human rights groups said today. The government should stop using the Foreign Contributions Regulation Act and other abusive laws to silence civil society in India. The …

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