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IAEA Weekly News – 28 September 2018

28 September 2018 IAEA Weekly News In preparation for our conference on nuclear fusion next month, we have prepared a video to explain what this technology is all about. Check out this short film and more from this week’s content on iaea.org 28 September 2018 IAEA Nuclear Safety Review Service Marks […]

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.@SenBooker: We should listen to women & we should thoroughly investigate this before moving forward. To do any other thing is to diminish the truth, diminish the issue of sexual harassment in this country

.@SenBooker: We should listen to women & we should thoroughly investigate this before moving forward. To do any other thing is to diminish the truth, diminish the issue of sexual harassment in this country. pic.twitter.com/jZN1VKDVmV — Senate Democrats (@SenateDems) September 28, 2018 Source: Twitter

Attorney Amal Clooney speaks during a panel on global press freedom, highlighting the plight of imprisoned Reuters journalists in Myanmar and others in Bangladesh, Egypt and Kyrgyzstan.

Attorney Amal Clooney speaks during a panel on global press freedom, highlighting the plight of imprisoned Reuters journalists in Myanmar and others in Bangladesh, Egypt and Kyrgyzstan. More photos: https://t.co/Y0cqw2nBCh 📷 Shannon Stapleton #UNGA pic.twitter.com/BediPBdCQh — Reuters Pictures (@reuterspictures) September 28, 2018 Source: Titter

Sen. Whitehouse references Kavanaugh calendar entry. “This may—may—be powerful corroborating evidence that the assault happened…But with no FBI investigation, we can’t tell.”

Sen. Whitehouse references Kavanaugh calendar entry. "This may—may—be powerful corroborating evidence that the assault happened…But with no FBI investigation, we can't tell." "You investigate. It's the least thing a sexual assault victim is entitled to when she comes forward." pic.twitter.com/NVbfWhkGv9 — ABC News (@ABC) September 28, 2018 Source: Twitter

Nancy Pelosi: I am speaking with reporters in the wake of yesterday’s #KavanaughHearings featuring Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and ahead of House Republicans’ vote to make their tax breaks for the wealthiest 1 percent permanent.

I am speaking with reporters in the wake of yesterday’s #KavanaughHearings featuring Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and ahead of House Republicans’ vote to make their tax breaks for the wealthiest 1 percent permanent. https://t.co/bRHYqdVgY3 — Nancy Pelosi (@NancyPelosi) September 28, 2018 Source: Twitter

FLASHBACK to Monday: “Until a thorough investigation occurs, the only Senate vote that would respect women and the rule of law is: No.” – @MikeBloomberg at @EmilysList luncheon.

FLASHBACK to Monday:"Until a thorough investigation occurs, the only Senate vote that would respect women and the rule of law is: No." – @MikeBloomberg at @EmilysList luncheon. Read more in my recap: https://t.co/FjKNQ3fJt8 #DelayTheVote — Kevin Sheekey (@ksheekey) September 28, 2018 Source: Twitter

“Six FBI investigations and we missed the sophomore junior gang rapist? We didn’t miss it. It’s a bunch of garbage,” Senator Graham dismisses allegations against Brett Kavanaugh

"Six FBI investigations and we missed the sophomore junior gang rapist? We didn't miss it. It's a bunch of garbage," Senator Graham dismisses allegations against Brett Kavanaugh https://t.co/NmIZm7XrXq pic.twitter.com/hDXU4cbDSP — CBS News (@CBSNews) September 28, 2018 Source: Twitter

“With that, sir, I will leave.” Sen. Cory Booker stands and leaves hearing room after saying he “cannot participate in what I know history’s going to look back as a dark moment again, in the same way we look back on the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas trials.”

"With that, sir, I will leave." Sen. Cory Booker stands and leaves hearing room after saying he "cannot participate in what I know history's going to look back as a dark moment again, in the same way we look back on the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas trials." https://t.co/iKsKxRUq9t pic.twitter.com/MOOK8D2xYA — ABC […]

If Republicans were serious about finding the truth about the serious allegations against Judge Kavanaugh, they would support a subpoena of named witness Mark Judge. Instead, they all voted no.

If Republicans were serious about finding the truth about the serious allegations against Judge Kavanaugh, they would support a subpoena of named witness Mark Judge. Instead, they all voted no. pic.twitter.com/N2MU4Rl14e — Senate Democrats (@SenateDems) September 28, 2018 Source: Twitter

WATCH: Sen. Booker walks out of cmte. meeting in protest: “I cannot participate in what I know history is going to look back as a dark moment again, in the same way as” the Anita Hill hearings.

WATCH: Sen. Booker walks out of cmte. meeting in protest: "I cannot participate in what I know history is going to look back as a dark moment again, in the same way as” the Anita Hill hearings. pic.twitter.com/gQzUNqpyq1 — NBC News (@NBCNews) September 28, 2018 Source: Twitter

Press Releases: GCC+2 Ministerial

Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC September 28, 2018   The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Secretary Michael R. Pompeo hosted the foreign ministers of Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates at the GCC+2 Ministerial today on the margins of […]

EBRD approves new strategy for Uzbekistan

Enhancing competitiveness by strengthening the private sector Promoting of green energy and efficient use of resources Supporting increased regional and international cooperation and integration The EBRD Board of Directors has approved a new strategy for Uzbekistan which sets out the Bank’s priorities in the country for the next five years. The strategy reflects recent […]

€20 million in EU grants to support innovative businesses in Bulgaria, Latvia and Romania

Camilla Otto, EBRD Director for Donor Co-Financing signing with Jean-David Malo, Director, Open Innovation and Open Science, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union (EU) are stepping up their support with a new €20 million pilot programme helping innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) […]

BPA Pressemitteilung Deutsch-israelische Regierungskonsultationen in Jerusalem

Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung Deutsch-israelische Regierungskonsultationen in Jerusalem Die stellv. Sprecherin der Bundesregierung, Martina Fietz, teilt mit: Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel wird am 3. Oktober 2018 nach Israel reisen. Am 3. und 4. Oktober finden in Jerusalem die siebten deutsch-israelischen Regierungskonsultationen statt. Die Kanzlerin wird deshalb auf ihrer Reise von […]

BPA Pressemitteilung Monika Grütters zur Wiederwahl von Peter Limbourg als Intendant der Deutschen Welle: Starke Persönlichkeit für einen unabhängigen und weltoffenen Auslandsrundfunk

Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung Monika Grütters zur Wiederwahl von Peter Limbourg als Intendant der Deutschen Welle: Starke Persönlichkeit für einen unabhängigen und weltoffenen Auslandsrundfunk Der Rundfunkrat der Deutschen Welle hat in seiner heutigen Sitzung Peter Limbourg in seinem Amt als Intendant bestätigt. Der Intendant der Deutschen Welle wird vom […]

UN News – Alert: Address shared challenges by supporting ‘collective efforts’ and reform, Albania’s President says at UN

INSTANT ALERT 28 September 2018 Address shared challenges by supporting ‘collective efforts’ and reform, Albania’s President says at UN At the United Nations General Assembly’s annual debate on Friday, Albanian President, Ilir Meta told world leaders that “we continue to see the UN as a multilateral instrument through which peaceful […]

🇩🇪🇹🇷 What are the current relations between #Germany and #Turkey? As #Erdogan is in #Berlin to reignite ties between the two countries, get up to speed with @FRANCE24!

🇩🇪🇹🇷 What are the current relations between #Germany and #Turkey? As #Erdogan is in #Berlin to reignite ties between the two countries, get up to speed with @FRANCE24! pic.twitter.com/gatswk3Em6 — FRANCE 24 English (@France24_en) September 28, 2018 Source: Twitter

Before UN Security Council session on ##DPRK US Secretary of State @SecPompeo thanks Dutch Foreign Affairs @ministerBlok for efforts Kingdom of the Netherlands as Chair of the #1718 DPRK Sanctions Committee.

Before UN Security Council session on ##DPRK US Secretary of State @SecPompeo thanks Dutch Foreign Affairs @ministerBlok for efforts Kingdom of the Netherlands as Chair of the #1718 DPRK Sanctions Committee. pic.twitter.com/Cvyqm5fifd — Karel van Oosterom (@KvanOosterom) September 27, 2018 Source: Twitter

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