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Does UN Peacekeeping work? Here’s what the data says

Professor Lise Howard The evidence, collected in 16 peer-reviewed studies, shows that peacekeepers – or ‘blue helmets’ as the moniker goes – significantly reduce civilian casualties, shorten conflicts, and help make peace agreements stick. In fact, the majority of UN Peacekeeping missions succeed in their primary goal, ultimately stabilizing societies …

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Google, Other Partners Set To Train African Journalists At Rcdij Data Journalism Masterclass 2022

Google, Other Partners Set To Train African Journalists At Rcdij Data Journalism Masterclass 2022

As the application process for the RCDIJ Data Journalism Masterclass 2022 comes to a close, successful applicants from across Africa and beyond are preparing to participate in what is expected to be what the organizers describe as their “farthest-reaching and most inclusive” masterclass to date, by candidate profile and geographical …

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Google to Pay a record $391M fine for misleading users about the collection of location data

Google to Pay a record $391M fine for misleading users about the collection of location data

Google has agreed to pay $391.5 million to settle with 40 US states for misleading users about the collection of personal location data, making it the largest attorney general-led consumer privacy settlement ever, according to the US Department of Justice.  Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, who led the settlement along …

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Inflation data shows US prices were still uncomfortably high last month | CNN Business

Inflation data shows US prices were still uncomfortably high last month | CNN Business

Minneapolis CNN Business  —  New inflation data shows that US prices were still uncomfortably high last month, despite aggressive action from the Federal Reserve to rein in decades-high inflation. The Personal Consumption Expenditures Index, which measures prices paid by consumers for goods and services, climbed by by 0.3% from August …

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Hong Kong stocks plunge 6% as fears about Xi’s third term trump China GDP data | CNN Business

Hong Kong stocks plunge 6% as fears about Xi's third term trump China GDP data | CNN Business

Hong Kong CNN Business  —  Hong Kong stocks had their worst day since the 2008 global financial crisis, just a day after Chinese leader Xi Jinping secured his iron grip on power at a major political gathering. Foreign investors spooked by the outcome of the Communist Party’s leadership reshuffle dumped …

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China delays the release of GDP and other economic data without explanation amid Party Congress | CNN Business

China delays the release of GDP and other economic data without explanation amid Party Congress | CNN Business

Hong Kong CNN Business  —  China has abruptly delayed the publication of key economic data, one day before its scheduled release, as the ruling Communist Party gathers at a major political meeting against the backdrop of a faltering economy. The country’s National Bureau of Statistics updated its schedule on Monday, …

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Hold Up: Inflation Was Even Worse Than Reported, Federal Data Shows

Hold Up: Inflation Was Even Worse Than Reported, Federal Data Shows

By Casey Harper (The Center Square) Inflation rose more than expected in August, leaving Americans facing even higher prices on a range of everyday purchases, according to newly released federal inflation data. The Bureau of Economic Analysis released the pricing data, which showed the Personal Consumption Expenditure excluding food and energy, …

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