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Proclamation on the Death of General Colin Powell

The White House Presidential Actions October 18, 2021 General Colin Powell was a patriot of unmatched honor and dignity.  The son of immigrants, born in New York City, raised in Harlem and the South Bronx, a graduate of the City College of New York, he rose to the highest ranks of the United States military ...
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Funding Opportunity for Researchers and Human Trafficking Responders

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), through its Human Trafficking Research Initiative (HTRI), is funding new research to advance the understanding of what works to reduce trafficking and ultimately inform current policies and practices.  The HTRI invites researchers, policymakers, and implementing organizations to submit Expressions of Interest (EOI) to measure the impact of counter-trafficking programs. HTRI ...
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Demonstration Alert: Nicosia, Cyprus

Location: U.S. Embassy Nicosia, Cyprus Time:  Saturday morning, August 28. U.S. citizens are advised that a demonstration is scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 28.  Demonstrators will gather in the area of Solomou Square at 08:30 and march to the U.S. Embassy and the United Nations offices.  The demonstration is expected to last until noon and ...
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Demonstration Alert: Nicosia, Cyprus

Location: Nicosia, Cyprus Event:   U.S. citizens are advised that ongoing demonstrations are expected the weekend of July 24-25.  Large crowds and a strong police presence in the vicinity of the demonstrations is expected.   On Saturday, July 24th at 6:00pm, a demonstration is expected in the vicinity of the the Presidential Palace. The demonstration will be ...
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Transfer of Parts of Varosha to Turkish Cypriot Control 

Press Statement ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE July 20, 2021 The United States condemns the announcement by Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today regarding the transfer of parts of Varosha to Turkish Cypriot control.  This move is clearly inconsistent with UN Security Council Resolutions 550 and 789, which ...
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