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Zimbabwe fires thousands of striking nurses

Zimbabwe fires thousands of striking nurses

Vice President Constantino Chiwenga who dismissed the nurses in his role as the supervisor of the social services cluster said the continued strike by the nurses was unfortunate since earlier meetings have been held between the government and nurses' association over the matter.


House Ag Republicans advance farm bill

House Ag Republicans advance farm bill

The current version of the House Farm Bill eliminates mandatory funding for key programmes that are critical in promoting access to local, regional and specialty markets. The leaders of the Senate Agriculture Committee have said they intend to write a bipartisan bill that will pass with the support of at least 60 and perhaps as many as 70 senators.


Expected rule change would allow Duckworth to nurse newborn on Senate floor

Expected rule change would allow Duckworth to nurse newborn on Senate floor

The move came after Illinois Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth gave birth to a girl while in office on April 9. "By ensuring that no Senator will be prevented from performing their constitutional responsibilities simply because they have a young child, the Senate is leading by example and sending the important message that working parents everywhere deserve family-friendly workplace policies".


PM Abbasi represents Pakistan at Commonwealth meeting

PM Abbasi represents Pakistan at Commonwealth meeting

Stay with India.com for LIVE UPDATES on PM Narendra Modi UK Visit Day 2. PM Narendra Modi arrived for CHOGM2018 and warmly received by British PM Theresa May and Commonwealth Secretary-General Baroness Patricia Scotland. He will also be honoured in a private audience with Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace, an event which has been organised previously for only three nations.


5.9-magnitude quake hits southern Iran, nuke plant operation not affected

5.9-magnitude quake hits southern Iran, nuke plant operation not affected

With a depth of 18 km, the earthquake's epicenter was at 28.353 degrees north latitude and 51.559 degrees east longitude, it said. The tremors occurred at 11:04 local time (UTC ‎+4:30), according to a report from the seismography center affiliated with Tehran University Geophysics Institute, Iran's state-run IRINN TV reported.