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Creation of sustainable jobs at centre of UN youth forum

The creation of green jobs is essential to ensure a sustainable future, United Nations officials stressed today at a forum held at the Organization?s Headquarters in New York aimed at giving young people a platform to voice their concerns, experiences and ideas to tackle youth unemployment.

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Pakistan: Rawalpindi’s St Joseph Hospice, a centre of excellence for Christians and Muslims

The facility, which is run by the Franciscan Sisters of Mary, is open to patients from all walks of life, creed or ethnic background. In 2006, President Musharraf gave the hospice an award. With 60 beds, it receives up to 300 patients a day. Care and treatment are free.

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Thailand: Flood threatens centre of Bangkok

The area north of the capital was flooded with water 80 cm high. The authorities launch appeals and contradictory announcements. The wave will flood Bangkok with 16 billion cubic meters of water and it will take a month to return to normal. Damage to rice fields: production will decrease by 6-7 ...

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