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Nations at N. Korea Meeting Commit to Considering More Sanctions

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA —  A 20-nation meeting on North Korea agreed Tuesday to consider imposing unilateral sanctions on Pyongyang that go beyond those required by U.N. Security Council resolutions, the United States and Canada said in a joint statement. The meeting, to discuss North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, also agreed …

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Gates Foundation to pay $76 million of Nigeria’s debt to help eradicate polio

Bill Gates’ charitable foundation has agreed to pay Nigeria’s debt to Japan so the African nation can become polio-free. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced it will shoulder the $76m debt for Africa’s largest economy, which is recovering from its first recession in 20 years.   Nigeria originally took …

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