Day: November 20, 2017

The Development Foundation of Armenia is launching a partnership with Joomag, an innovative platform, whose tools were used to develop this press release: https://joom.ag/bf2L. From now on, the DFA Marketing Team will use Joomag’s online tools to create and distribute interactive materials, representing the various sectors of the Armenian economy. Some of the digital publications are already
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – New leadership at Puerto Rico’s beleaguered electric utility may not be sufficient to compensate for missteps following Hurricane Maria that led to delayed work, recurrent blackouts and more than $500 million in contracts with untested companies now under federal investigation. FILE PHOTO: Ricardo Ramos, executive director of the Electric Power Authority
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group of about a dozen U.S. State Department officials have taken the unusual step of formally accusing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of violating a federal law designed to stop foreign militaries from enlisting child soldiers, according to internal government documents reviewed by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Rex
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BEIJING (Reuters) – A prominent Chinese rights lawyer was sentenced to two years jail on Tuesday after being found guilty of inciting subversion of state power, the latest in a series of similar verdicts amid a sweeping crackdown on activism. FILE PHOTO: Pro-democracy demonstrators hold up portraits of Chinese disbarred lawyer Jiang Tianyong, demanding his
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SINGAPORE(Reuters) – SoftBank Group’s (9984.T) multi-billion dollar investment in Uber Technologies Inc opens up the possibility of combining it with other ride-hailing assets the Japanese group owns in a consolidation of a rapidly growing business across Asia, industry sources say. FILE PHOTO: The logo of SoftBank Group Corp is displayed at SoftBank World 2017 conference
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LINCOLN, Neb./CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – Nebraska regulators approved a route for TransCanada Corp’s (TRP.TO) Keystone XL pipeline through the state on Monday, removing a big regulatory obstacle for the long-delayed project backed by President Donald Trump, but leaving its future shrouded in legal and market uncertainty. The 3-2 vote by the Nebraska Public Service Commission
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Conservation groups sued the U.S. government on Monday over a plan to allow hunters to bring home elephant and lion trophies from Zimbabwe, following changing statements about the possible move by President Donald Trump’s administration. FILE PHOTO: Elephants graze inside Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park, August 1, 2015. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo/File Photo The lawsuit
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