September 19, 2020         
While Washington debates who can better protect Americans overseas, German courts display deep bias Against a Non-German African   •   Miles Christi to Ordain 1st American Priest   •   Canada and Wabaseemoong Independent Nations sign a Relationship Agreement: Comprehensive Response to Mercury and Human Health in   •   Unifor raises $134,000 to aid domestic violence victims   •   Government of Canada COVID-19 Update for Indigenous Peoples and communities   •   Helen of Troy Limited Announces Earnings Release Date, Conference Call, and Webcast for Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2021 Results   •   Video Game Play is Booming. What do Parents Need to Know?   •   Approval of Settlement of Canadian Boston Scientific Transvaginal Mesh Litigation   •   Ultimate Software Ranked #2 on Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Women 2020 List   •   Emily Leproust, Ph.D., to Receive 2020 Rosalind Franklin Award   •   Campbell Appoints Camille Pierce as Chief Culture Officer   •   AJC Mourns Passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg   •   The Integration and Development of Religion and Chinese Culture   •   Crema.co’s New Coffee Matching Algorithm Guarantees the Perfect Cup   •   Publix Named Among Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Women   •   Asana Named No. 8 on the 2020 Best Workplaces for Women by Great Place to Work® and Fortune   •   BET, National Urban League and an Expanding List of Key Impact Partners Unite on National Black Voter Day, Friday, September 18   •   New Citi Impact Fund Announces First Investments   •   Dr. Scholl’s Shoes Wins Footwear Honor at the Accessories Council’s Design Excellence Awards for the Second Year in   •   Empowering women leadership in the agriculture and agri-food sector
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Somalia Fighting Forces More to Flee Capital   
UN refugee agency says nearly 170,000 people have now been displaced from homes in Mogadishu since Islamist insurgents launched renewed offensive in early May

US Congressional Hearing Examines Military, Political Situation in Somalia   
Obama administration has decided to bolster Somalia's embattled Transitional Federal Government against Islamist forces

Zimbabwe Food Production Improves   
However, UN Food and Agriculture Organizations estimates 2.8 million Zimbabweans will need food assistance in the coming year

Report: Torture and Forced Labor at Zimbabwe Diamond Fields 
Human Rights Watch accuses President Mugabe's ZANU-PF party of profiting from alleged abuses taking place in diamond fields of eastern Marange district

US Helps UNHCR Resettle War Victims from Chad   
First group of 11 displaced civilians from Darfur,DRC, and CAR fly from N'djamena to US to start new lives as Americans

US Providing 'Urgent' Arms Aid to Somali Government 
US says aid meant to help Somali  government repel Islamist 'onslaught,' while complying with UN resolutions aimed at curbing arms traffic



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