Author Archives: Geta Grama-Moldovan

US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council


The United States has withdrawn from the United Nations’ top human rights body accusing it of “chronic bias” against Israel, in a move that was criticised by human rights groups and described as regrettable by foreign leaders. The decision to pull out ... Read

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GE booted from the Dow, to be replaced by Walgreens


Industrial giant General Electric is out of the Dow Jones industrial average and will be replaced by drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance. GE was one of the original components of the index of 30 stocks in 1896. It has been a continuous ... Read

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Rohani To Visit Switzerland, Austria Amid Iran Nuclear Deal Dispute


Iranian President Hassan Rohani plans to visit Austria and Switzerland next month, the two European countries said on July 18, amid continued uncertainty over the future of the 2015 nuclear agreement between Tehran and world powers. Rohani’s planned European trip ... Read

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