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California’s Publicly Held Corporations Will Have to Include Women on Their Boards

In a letter, the coalition said the intent of the bill was good, but expressed concern that the legislation “potentially elevates” gender “as a priority over other aspects of diversity.” “If there are two qualified candidates for a director position, one male and one female,” the letter said, the bill “would require the company to […]

Iran fires missiles into Syria in response to Ahvaz parade attack

Six ballistic missiles were launched from Kermanshah, Iran, and hit targets in the Al Bukamal district of eastern Syria, the official Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported citing a statement from the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). Seven military drones also fired missiles into the area, the statement added. The missiles had “death to America,” […]

‘No Way’ North Korea Will Denuclearize Without U.S. Concessions

North Korea’s foreign minister said on Saturday that there was “no way we will denuclearize” without getting so-called trust-building concessions from the United States, an assertion that reflected a continuing divide over efforts to ease nuclear tensions on the Korean Peninsula. “Without any trust in the United States, there will be no confidence in our […]

Canada foreign minister postpones U.N. speech as free trade talks with U.S. intensify

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland postponed her U.N. speech as free trade talks between the U.S. and Canada intensified. Freeland had been scheduled to deliver Canada’s address to the General Assembly on Saturday in New York, but Canada exchanged the slot with another country. Freeland may or may not give the speech on Monday. […]

National Referendum on Macedonia Name Change to Be Held on Sunday

Almost 2 million citizens will head to the polls to answer the question “Are you in favor of European Union and NATO membership by accepting the agreement between the Republic of Macedonia and the Republic of Greece?” For the results of the referendum to be valid the turnout must be at least 50 percent. The referendum was scheduled following the signing of an agreement on renaming of the country to the […]