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3 july 2015

04:27
With the US Independence holiday and the impending Greek referendum on Sunday, today is likely to be a day of relative subdued trading in FX markets and elsewhere. Yesterday's US employment report set the tone for a softer dollar. Even though the...


2 july 2015

17:54
After 45 days of no new Ebola cases, Liberian health officials had declared the country Ebola-free in May. Now there are a number of new Ebola cases reported in that country, one of whom is being treated in the Ebola Treatment Center at SIM's ELWA...

16:58
As his country begins its 12th six-month presidency of the European Union, the ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the United States, H.E. Jean-Louis Wolzfeld, will discuss the EU's priorities at a National Press Club Newsmakers news...

04:44
Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur will host a series of meetings in early August that focuses on regional cooperation among the 10-member ASEAN and its dialogue partners such as China, Japan, United States, India and Russia. Malaysia, which assumed the...


1 july 2015

16:40
In response to today's announcement by President Obama that the United States and Cuba have agreed to reopen embassies in their respective capitals, Victor C. Johnson, senior adviser for public policy at NAFSA: Association of International Educators,...

15:19
Cargill welcomes the restoration of formal diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba with the planned opening of a U.S. embassy in Havana for the first time in 54 years. Cargill has long advocated for the end of the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba...

15:18
On June 29, Prem Rawat was awarded the honorary title of "Citizen of Palermo," Sicily's capital. At a special ceremony at the Villa Niscemi Town Hall, Palermo Mayor Leoluca Orlando recognized Mr. Rawat as an "Ambassador of Peace," thanking him for...

14:44
AJC has made a donation to the Elijah Interfaith Institute to help restore the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Churches. "The arson attack on the Church of the Multiplication was a despicable act, contravening Israel's values of...

13:15
The Turkish Heritage Organization (THO) announced today the expansion of its Advisory Board to include four specialists in international and U.S.-Turkey relations. Joining the THO are Andrew Bacevich of Boston University, Michael Gunter of Tennessee...

11:21
Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander issued the following statement to mark Canada Day: "Today marks the 148th anniversary of Confederation, and what we today proudly hail as Canada Day. Canada Day gives Canadians from coast...

10:32
HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Alwaleed Philanthropies, today announced his intention to donate all of his wealth to philanthropy over the coming years to help build a "better world of...

05:00
According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone sales are forecasted to grow from 1.5 billion units in 2015 to a record 1.7 billion by 2017. China, India and United States are the big three countries driving smartphone...


30 june 2015

12:25
The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the United Kingdom (U.K.) on nuclear energy cooperation.  This MOU will help position Canada's nuclear...

12:15
AJC denounced the United Church of Christ (UCC) adoption of a policy resolution accusing Israel of blocking efforts to achieve peace with the Palestinians and calling for punitive measures against Israel. "The UCC's one-sided view of the...

10:13
Emirates today released its point-by-point, fact-based response to allegations of subsidy and unfair competition leveled by the "big three" US legacy carriers - Delta, United and American Airlines.   The full document was released to the media and...

09:43
The National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) announced today that a pathfinder study is underway in Cologne, Germany to investigate the effects of simulated spaceflight conditions on brain physiology. NSBRI has deployed a team of...

08:45
Information support that helped aid workers in remote parts of Afghanistan during the war. Research that helped rescue and recovery efforts in Haiti immediately after the 2010 earthquake. Data that's been included in the President's briefing...

08:30
On July 8, 2015, The Honourable Joe Oliver is set to address private business leaders and financial industry professionals on increasing investment and trade between the two countries. Organized by the Canadian Chinese Finance Association, the Forum...

07:52
On June 19th, the Russian Regional Investment Climate Index 2015 was unveiled at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. Tatarstan became the leader, followed by Kaluga, Belgorod, Tambov and Ulyanovsk regions.      (Photo:...

06:00
In the aftermath of the shocking violence against Jews in Western Europe the past year, the level of anti-Semitic attitudes among the general population in France showed a dramatic decline, while Germany and Belgium registered significant reductions,...

06:00
Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris, and Michael R. Bloomberg, the UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change, announced today that they will co-chair the Climate Summit for Local Leaders, on December 4, 2015, during the United...

05:00
Russian entrepreneurs assessed the efforts expended by the authorities of 76 regions to maintain a favorable investment climate.   On June 19th, the Russian Regional Investment Climate Index 2015 was unveiled at the St. Petersburg International...

04:29
Distinct differentiations of Universiade Gwangju are introduced under Eco & Economic, Peace & Development, IT & Communication, and Culture & Education categories. Eco & Economic The Gwangju Universiade Organizing Committee (GUOC) has reduced its...

03:00
The PRG Alliance is proud to announce its new member, FX Road Lights in Portugal. With the addition of FX Road Lights, PRG Alliance continues to increase its global reach to help serve international clients everywhere they go. FX Road Lights was...

02:00
An innovative line of products to leverage domestic tax resources in emerging and developing countries and drive their development  Avatar Technologies introduced its line of products and services during the latest African Tax Administrators Forum...


29 june 2015

19:21
The Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea announced an agreement with industry partners, Marathon Oil Corporation, Noble Energy Inc. and AMPCO, to sponsor the clinical development of Sanaria® PfSPZ Vaccine against malaria, including a...

14:00
The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada's Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today announced the addition of the Abdullah Azzam Brigades to the Criminal Code list of terrorist entities, as well as administrative changes to the list....

12:34
On June 19th, the Russian Regional Investment Climate Index 2015 was unveiled at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. Tatarstan became the leader, followed by Kaluga, Belgorod, Tambov and Ulyanovsk regions.     ...

09:09
During the ongoing 29th UNHRC Session, the European Mojahir Network organized a side-event focussing on the plight of Mojahirs (meaning refugees), who had been separated after the 1947 partition between India and Pakistan.  Speakers during the event...

09:07
The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the United Kingdom (U.K.) on nuclear energy cooperation.  This MOU will help position Canada's nuclear...

08:30
The Bloomberg Philanthropies and Imbuto Foundation, charity for Rwanda's First Lady, Jeanette Kagame, have launched a mobile application for Rwandans to access free books. The Library For All app for all android devices will enable Rwandans access...


28 june 2015

08:55
An international coalition of organizations led by AJC will dedicate memorials at five Holocaust mass grave sites in Ukraine in a series of ceremonies tonight through Tuesday. The five sites -- Rava Ruska, Kysylyn, Ostrozhets, Bakhiv and Prokhid -...


26 june 2015

17:36
Costas Menegakis, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, congratulated winners of the seventh annual RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards in Toronto, while Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors) and Member of...

17:29
The following statement was issued today by John Hughes, President of the National Press Club: "We have today received very sad news out of Syria that Mohammed al-Asfar, an Al-Jazeera cameraman working in the Syrian province of Daraa was killed by...

16:25
The Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain strongly condemns the atrocious terrorist attacks that took place in Kuwait, Tunisia and France on June 26, 2015, claiming the lives of innocent civilians while leaving many severely injured. Ambassador Abdullah...

15:45
Air Products Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Seifi Ghasemi had words of sympathy for the victim of today's attack at its facility in L'Isle-d'Abeau, France.  He also expressed appreciation for the assistance and outpouring of support...

08:56
A coalition of farm and international development organizations and agriculture-related foundations sent a letter today to congressional committees calling for a coordinated approach from the federal government to meeting global food security needs. ...

02:00
Sahara Group is partnering with the United Nations on the "Building Bridges" project which seeks to position young people for effective participation in activities that will be designed to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for youths...


25 june 2015

17:32
Fred P. Hochberg, chairman and president of the Export-Import Bank (EXIM Bank), addressed Foreign Policy's Competiveness Forum in Washington D.C. today on the subject of global competition. Below are his comments as prepared. Good afternoon, and...

17:24
AJC welcomes the statement on the U.S-led talks with Iran by an impressive group of former top Obama and Bush administration officials. "Most importantly, this group of distinguished U.S. experts advises the Administration to proceed with caution...

17:13
The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada's Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made the following statement today condemning an interview released by Al Qaeda condoning October's attacks and suggesting Canada as a target for future...

16:46
The Executive Board of the Equatorial Guinean Football Federation (FEGUIFUT) recently met with a FIFA delegation visiting the country to collaborate in the execution of the first phase of FIFA Performance Program aimed to help member associations...

15:02
Members of United Steelworkers (USW) Local 235A in Corpus Christi traveled to Houston today to enlist the help of the Swiss government to pressure Swiss commodities giant Glencore to end its nine-month lockout at Sherwin Alumina and put a stop to...

13:49
The welcome address at this year's Forum was delivered by Sergei Prikhodko, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Chief of Staff of the Government of the Russian Federation and Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the St. Petersburg...

13:45
On Sunday, 28 June 2015, Stephen S. Poloz, the Governor of the Bank of Canada, will participate in a panel discussion at the Bank for International Settlements' Annual General Meeting.    Topic: Monetary Policy and Household Demand Time:...

11:48
The government of Equatorial Guinea has partnered with American company, Microsoft, to computerize the public administration of the country. This milestone agreement is part of the West African nation's efforts to achieve the goals set forth in the...

11:23
The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today addressed participants at the WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation's information session, "Bridging our Local Opportunity". The event attracted local businesses and organizations who...

10:35
Today, the Board of Directors of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation announced its decision to proceed with another emergency grant program supporting nonprofit organizations in Greece. The program, totaling ?100 million, will last one year and aims to...

09:00
The Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance, today announced, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health that Canada and Israel are teaming up on a bold new research effort to improve our understanding of human health and...

08:45
Rusoro Mining Ltd. (the "Company" or "Rusoro") announced today that the parties have completed their oral and written submissions in Rusoro's arbitration against the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela before the World Bank's International Centre for...

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