See the beauty in Türkiye’s plan for sustainable tourism

Travelers often wonder if claims of ecotourism and sustainability are greenwashing. That’s why the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) developed the GSTC Criteria. The organization vets destinations, hotels and tour operators for sustainable management and socioeconomic, cultural and environmental impact. Türkiye, also known as Turkey, became the world’s first government to start developing a national […]

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How bug bounty initiatives can improve healthcare security

Healthcare security teams are under intense pressure to secure their environments from a growing number of threats. Teams are often understaffed, constantly catching up with an onslaught of threats and vulnerabilities, and asked to secure legacy devices from the 1990s – all while supporting other innovative health system teams who are raising the bar when […]

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Revolutionary, chaotic or stagnating? The future of digital tech in health and care in the UK

It is inarguable that the process of change has already started, and the seeds we are planting now will determine the future of digital health and care. It’s difficult, perhaps impossible, to predict the future especially considering the health and care system is complex. I’ve been wrestling with some questions to look deeper at the […]

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Russia sanctions redraw shipping routes, cleaving East from West | Russia-Ukraine was News

Athens, Greece – Western sanctions punishing Russia for its invasion of Ukraine are reorganizing global trade along political lines, defying geography and efficiency. This new reality is creating a windfall for merchant shipping, but risks creating higher prices for European consumers and hunger for Africa. The disruption stems from the curbing of Black Sea trade. […]

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Ukraine claims to retake Kyiv suburb Irpin from Russian control | Russia-Ukraine was News

Ukraine says its forces have retaken a key suburb west of the capital Kyiv from Russian control after weeks of fierce fighting, as negotiators from both sides met for the first peace talks in two weeks in the Turkish city of Istanbul. Troops “liberated” the suburban town of Irpin, interior minister Denys Monastyrsky said late […]

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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine: List of key events, day 34 | Russia-Ukraine was News

As the Russia-Ukraine war enters its 34th day, we take a look at the main developments. These are the key events so far on Tuesday, March 29. Get the latest updates here. Fighting Air-raid sirens sounded across Ukraine before dawn on Tuesday as Ukrainian and Russian negotiators prepared to meet in Turkey for face-to-face talks, […]

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Bangladesh shuts school in Rohingya camp set up by slain leader | Rohingya News

The largest private school for refugees was set up by Mohib Ullah, a prominent Rohingya leader who was gunned down in September last year. Bangladesh has shut down the largest private school for Rohingya refugees, officials say, in a further blow to the educational prospects of thousands of children stuck in vast camps in the […]

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Will war ground the space industry? | Business and Economy News

Brussels, Belgium – Russia and Ukraine are important nodes in the global space industry, nodes that have been disrupted by the recent war and the sanctions that followed. Launches have been canceled, Mars rovers have been grounded, and engines have remained undelivered. Yet this East-West delinking might also provide a new impetus for growth. Russia […]

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US warns wealthy Russians against shifting assets to evade sanctions

The US has warned Russian oligarchs and businesses that it is monitoring their financial transactions for any signs of evasion of Ukraine war-related sanctions as well as tracking those offering them “material support”. A senior US Treasury official said Washington had noted an uptick in efforts by rich Russians and companies to conceal wealth and […]

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Ukraine war will increase poverty in developing economies, warns World Bank

The war in Ukraine threatens to cause lasting damage to the economies of low- and middle-income countries, pushing millions of people into poverty and tipping dozens of countries into a debt crisis, the World Bank has warned. High commodity prices, collapsing trade growth, rising interest rates and a stronger US dollar will exacerbate fiscal pressures […]

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