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President Biden Officially Recognises 1915 Armenian Genocide

President Joe Biden officially recognised the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s on Saturday, April 24, 2021 becoming the first U.S. leader to ever call the mass killing a “genocide.” Saturday marks the annual Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day, which recognises the Ottoman Empire’s killing of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians from a traumatic period that lasted sometime between 1915 and 1923. “Each year on this day, we remember the lives […]

todayApril 26, 2021

Business

Okonjo-Iweala emerges first woman named WTO boss

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been confirmed on Monday as the first woman and first African leader of the World Trade Organization. The WTO called a special general council meeting at which the former Nigerian finance minister and World Bank veteran was formally selected as the global trade body’s new director-general. US President Joe Biden strongly swung behind her candidacy shortly after the only other remaining contender, South Korean Trade Minister Yoo […]

todayFebruary 15, 2021

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