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Romanian Women Find Work-From-Home Culture a Mixed Blessing

These imbalances were already present in society. In 2018, an OECD report said women had far less access to the internet and to a smartphone than men, while a UN women's report concluded that 1.7 billion women from countries with low and middle incomes didn't have a mobile phone at all.

Montenegrin Minister Criticised for Srebrenica Genocide Denial

Montenegro's Minister of Justice, Human and Minority Rights Vladimir Leposavic. Photo: Parliament of Montenegro.

"The embassy is concerned with comments casting doubt about what occurred in Srebrenica in 1995. We look for clarity and hope the government will unequivocally condemn the massacre and call it what it was - genocide," the US embassy said in a post on Twitter.

World Condemns Mass Killings in Deadliest Day in Myanmar Protests

The US has said that it is "horrified" by the killing of scores of anti-coup protesters in Myanmar on Saturday.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken accused the military of "a reign of terror" that was "sacrificing the lives of the people to serve the few".

Saturday was the deadliest day since last month's military takeover.

Biden invites 40 leaders, including Erdoğan, to virtual climate summit

U.S. President Joe Biden has invited 40 world leaders to a virtual climate summit that will take place next month, including Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the White House announced on March 26. 

The April 22-23 Leaders Summit on Climate "will underscore the urgency - and the economic benefits - of stronger climate action," the White House said in a statement.