Progress Alliance

Latest stories

5m
The Borneo Post
Nations narrow gap on make-or-break climate issuehas been a huge shift… especially on the part of developed countries,” Amjad Ab
Nations narrow gap on make-or-break climate issue
The Borneo Post / Posted 5 minutes ago
has been a huge shift… especially on the part of developed countries,” Amjad Abdulla of the Maldives, speaking for the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS), told AFP. Poorer nations have flagged loss and damage as a redline issue. “We came... Read more
4 related stories
33m
PhysOrg
Nations narrow gap on make-or-break climate issuehas been a huge shift... especially on the part of developed countries," Amjad
Nations narrow gap on make-or-break climate issue
PhysOrg / Posted 33 minutes ago
has been a huge shift... especially on the part of developed countries," Amjad Abdulla of the Maldives, speaking for the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS), told AFP. Poorer nations have flagged loss and damage as a redline issue. "We came... Read more
4 related stories
1h
Channel NewsAsia
Nations narrow gap on make-or-break climate issuehas been a huge shift... especially on the part of developed countries," Amjad
Nations narrow gap on make-or-break climate issue
Channel NewsAsia / Posted an hour ago
has been a huge shift... especially on the part of developed countries," Amjad Abdulla of the Maldives, speaking for the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS), told AFP. Poorer nations have flagged loss and damage as a redline issue. "We came... Read more
4 related stories
1h
The New Age
First Tamil in 32 years to lead Sri Lanka oppositionbecame leader of the opposition in Sri Lanka's parliament for the first time in
First Tamil in 32 years to lead Sri Lanka opposition
The New Age / Posted an hour ago
became leader of the opposition in Sri Lanka's parliament for the first time in 32 years on Thursday, in the latest sign of progress towards ethnic reconciliation on the once bitterly divided island. Rajavarothiam Sampanthan is the first lawmaker... Read more
345 related stories
3h
The Telegraph
Supreme Court asks SIT on black money to file 4th report by Oct (asks govt for steps taken)Delhi, Sep. 3 (PTI): The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Special Investigat
Supreme Court asks SIT on black money to file 4th report by Oct (asks govt for steps taken)
The Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
Delhi, Sep. 3 (PTI): The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Special Investigation Team on black money to submit its fourth progress report by October 7 and sought to know from the Centre about the steps taken to implement the SIT's recommendations... Read more
2 related stories
3h
Rappler
Binay to businessmen: We'll be partners for the country's goodnot just plan or promise – I get things done.” According to the standard-beare
Binay to businessmen: We'll be partners for the country's good
Rappler / Posted 3 hours ago
not just plan or promise – I get things done.” According to the standard-bearer of the opposition party United Nationalist Alliance, the following will be among his business and economic policies if he wins as president in 2016: “I will focus on... Read more
2 related stories
3h
PhysOrg
Are we at a new tipping point in the war on climate change?much less dire, prediction: After decades of inaction on global warming, we fin
Are we at a new tipping point in the war on climate change?
PhysOrg / Posted 3 hours ago
much less dire, prediction: After decades of inaction on global warming, we finally may be at the tipping point toward real progress—thanks to the growing awareness among religious and political leaders about what's at stake. A dream deferred When... Read more
4h
New Kerala
FAO and MasterCard join forces to support refugees and small-scale farmerswill soon be able to buy charcoal produced in an environmentally-friendly way b
FAO and MasterCard join forces to support refugees and small-scale farmers
New Kerala / Posted 4 hours ago
will soon be able to buy charcoal produced in an environmentally-friendly way by local farmers as part of an innovative new alliance between the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and MasterCard to support small farmers and poor... Read more
6h
iol.co.za
Peace repaints controversial muralsthat includes plans to bring unoccupied social housing back into use. Chris Ly
Peace repaints controversial murals
iol.co.za / Posted 6 hours ago
that includes plans to bring unoccupied social housing back into use. Chris Lyttle, representative of the cross-community Alliance Party, said he hoped all paramilitary murals would eventually be removed. “The mural reimaging projects are... Read more
6h
AllAfrica.com
Cleric Hailed for Peace-Building Effortcame from government officials and heads of international organisations, on Tue
Cleric Hailed for Peace-Building Effort
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
came from government officials and heads of international organisations, on Tuesday, in recognition of his Baptist World Alliance Award for Human Rights. Rev Munyamasoko received the award last month in Durban, South Africa, becoming the first... Read more
7h
Slate
Meet the Woman Tasked With Repairing the NYPD’s Broken Relationship With Black New Yorkersfor collaborative policing, and picked as its first occupant Susan Herman, a lo
Meet the Woman Tasked With Repairing the NYPD’s Broken Relationship With Black New Yorkers
Slate / Posted 7 hours ago
for collaborative policing, and picked as its first occupant Susan Herman, a longtime advocate for crime victims with a progressive approach to policing. Bratton set an idealistic agenda for Herman to redefine both policing and the way the... Read more
8h
Channel NewsAsia
First Tamil in 32 years to lead Sri Lanka oppositionof the opposition in Sri Lanka's parliament for the first time in 32 years on T
First Tamil in 32 years to lead Sri Lanka opposition
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 hours ago
of the opposition in Sri Lanka's parliament for the first time in 32 years on Thursday (Sep 3), in the latest sign of progress towards ethnic reconciliation on the once bitterly divided island. Rajavarothiam Sampanthan is the first lawmaker... Read more
345 related stories
9h
AllAfrica.com
Calls for Action to Curb PMB's 'Epidemic of Violence'The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal has called for the root cause of the "
Calls for Action to Curb PMB's 'Epidemic of Violence'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal has called for the root cause of the "epidemic of violence" besetting Pietermaritzburg to be addressed. The party, through MPL Rishigen Viranna, called for a combined meeting of KwaZulu-Natal's social... Read more
11h
Tribune Chronicle
Ag committee sets fall meetingsa presentation on the organization and what it does. For information call 330-5
Ag committee sets fall meetings
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 11 hours ago
a presentation on the organization and what it does. For information call 330-565-3860. RALLY FOR RECOVERY WALK: The Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention 3rd annual Rally for Recovery "A Celebration for Families" will be held noon to 3... Read more
21 related stories
11h
Marietta Daily Journal
‘He was kind of a salt-of-the-Earth type fella’: John Strother former Cobb school board member dies at 101 - MARIETTA — D-Day veteran John Reeves Strother of Marietta who was instrumental in the creation of what is now Kennesaw State University di...of what is now Kennesaw State University, died Saturday. A funeral service wil
‘He was kind of a salt-of-the-Earth type fella’: John Strother former Cobb school board member dies at 101 - MARIETTA — D-Day veteran John Reeves Strother of Marietta who was instrumental in the creation of what is now Kennesaw State University di...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 11 hours ago
of what is now Kennesaw State University, died Saturday. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today at Marietta Alliance Church in Marietta with Rev. Davis S. Hayes officiating. As a member of the Cobb County Board of Education in the... Read more
12h
Marietta Daily Journal
‘He was kind of a salt-of-the-Earth type fella’: John Strother former Cobb County BoE member dies at 101 - MARIETTA — D-Day veteran John Reeves Strother of Marietta who was instrumental in the creation of what is now Kennesaw State University died...of what is now Kennesaw State University, died Saturday. A funeral service wil
‘He was kind of a salt-of-the-Earth type fella’: John Strother former Cobb County BoE member dies at 101 - MARIETTA — D-Day veteran John Reeves Strother of Marietta who was instrumental in the creation of what is now Kennesaw State University died...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 12 hours ago
of what is now Kennesaw State University, died Saturday. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today at Marietta Alliance Church in Marietta with Rev. Davis S. Hayes officiating. As a member of the Cobb County Board of Education in the... Read more
16h
Channel NewsAsia
PAP posters in Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC found damagedit will not happen again,” he said today. The police have also confirmed that a
PAP posters in Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC found damaged
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 hours ago
it will not happen again,” he said today. The police have also confirmed that a report was lodged and investigations are in progress. But as vandals damaged the PAP posters, the opposition party contesting the GRC, Singapore Democratic Alliance... Read more
4 related stories
17h
KATV Little Rock
Thousands petition Gov. Hutchinson to reinstate healthcare coverage for thousands on Medicaid expansion programthose who are vulnerable, who need our help and to remember the children,” said
Thousands petition Gov. Hutchinson to reinstate healthcare coverage for thousands on Medicaid expansion program
KATV Little Rock / Posted 17 hours ago
those who are vulnerable, who need our help and to remember the children,” said Steve Copley of the Arkansas Interfaith Alliance. Speakers marched their petition with 2,500 signatures to the governor’s office, asking him to reconsider his... Read more
20h
The Huffington Post
Joe Biden Has A Serious Drug Policy Problemcrime policy record, as did the vice president's office. Overall, Biden's drug
Joe Biden Has A Serious Drug Policy Problem
The Huffington Post / Posted 20 hours ago
crime policy record, as did the vice president's office. Overall, Biden's drug policy record is a nearly 30-year work in progress with more lows than highs. While his most significant contributions in this area have done immense damage, his... Read more
20h
PhysOrg
Climate negotiators 'frustrated' over snail's pacenegotiations this year Diplomats tasked with forging a climate rescue pact expr
Climate negotiators 'frustrated' over snail's pace
PhysOrg / Posted 20 hours ago
negotiations this year Diplomats tasked with forging a climate rescue pact expressed frustration Wednesday over the lagging progress, with only seven negotiating days left until a Paris conference which must seal the deal. Just past the midway mark... Read more
4 related stories
20h
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Climate negotiators 'frustrated' over snail's paceBONN - Diplomats tasked with forging a climate rescue pact expressed frustratio
Climate negotiators 'frustrated' over snail's pace
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 20 hours ago
BONN - Diplomats tasked with forging a climate rescue pact expressed frustration Wednesday over the lagging progress, with only seven negotiating days left until a Paris conference which must seal the deal. Data on national greenhouse gas emissions... Read more
4 related stories
22h
The Hindu
Chasing black money, with UN helpneed these resources to reconstruct their societies The promise made by the Bh
Chasing black money, with UN help
The Hindu / Posted 22 hours ago
need these resources to reconstruct their societies The promise made by the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance in the run-up to the general election in 2014, that if it won it would bring back all Indian black money, estimated... Read more
22h
AllAfrica.com
Rushed Elections in CAR 'A Dangerous Gamble'Central African Republic cannot afford to bet on its future for the sake of the
Rushed Elections in CAR 'A Dangerous Gamble'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Central African Republic cannot afford to bet on its future for the sake of the international community's need to show progress. The Central African Republic (CAR) is at a critical juncture. The country is preparing for elections this October.... Read more
23h
Kingston Guardian
Eoin Morgan's England out to finish summer on high by beating Australiadecision, but not publicly. "I do know who is going to open," said Morgan, who
Eoin Morgan's England out to finish summer on high by beating Australia
Kingston Guardian / Posted 23 hours ago
decision, but not publicly. "I do know who is going to open," said Morgan, who went on to praise the developing Hales-Roy alliance. "Certainly the way the two of them play, and the method in which they play, can contribute to the rest of the... Read more
13 related stories
23h
Oxford Mail
Eoin Morgan's England out to finish summer on high by beating Australiadecision, but not publicly. "I do know who is going to open," said Morgan, who
Eoin Morgan's England out to finish summer on high by beating Australia
Oxford Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
decision, but not publicly. "I do know who is going to open," said Morgan, who went on to praise the developing Hales-Roy alliance. "Certainly the way the two of them play, and the method in which they play, can contribute to the rest of the... Read more
13 related stories
23h
guardian-series
Eoin Morgan's England out to finish summer on high by beating Australiadecision, but not publicly. "I do know who is going to open," said Morgan, who
Eoin Morgan's England out to finish summer on high by beating Australia
guardian-series / Posted 23 hours ago
decision, but not publicly. "I do know who is going to open," said Morgan, who went on to praise the developing Hales-Roy alliance. "Certainly the way the two of them play, and the method in which they play, can contribute to the rest of the... Read more
13 related stories
23h
Harrow Times
Eoin Morgan's England out to finish summer on high by beating Australiadecision, but not publicly. "I do know who is going to open," said Morgan, who
Eoin Morgan's England out to finish summer on high by beating Australia
Harrow Times / Posted 23 hours ago
decision, but not publicly. "I do know who is going to open," said Morgan, who went on to praise the developing Hales-Roy alliance. "Certainly the way the two of them play, and the method in which they play, can contribute to the rest of the... Read more
13 related stories
23h
Wandsworth Guardian
Eoin Morgan's England out to finish summer on high by beating Australiadecision, but not publicly. "I do know who is going to open," said Morgan, who
Eoin Morgan's England out to finish summer on high by beating Australia
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 23 hours ago
decision, but not publicly. "I do know who is going to open," said Morgan, who went on to praise the developing Hales-Roy alliance. "Certainly the way the two of them play, and the method in which they play, can contribute to the rest of the... Read more
13 related stories
23h
St Albans & Harpenden Review
Eoin Morgan's England out to finish summer on high by beating Australiadecision, but not publicly. "I do know who is going to open," said Morgan, who
Eoin Morgan's England out to finish summer on high by beating Australia
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 23 hours ago
decision, but not publicly. "I do know who is going to open," said Morgan, who went on to praise the developing Hales-Roy alliance. "Certainly the way the two of them play, and the method in which they play, can contribute to the rest of the... Read more
13 related stories
1d
Shropshire Star
Eoin Morgan's England out to finish summer on high by beating Australia « Shropshire Stardecision, but not publicly. "I do know who is going to open," said Morgan, who
Eoin Morgan's England out to finish summer on high by beating Australia « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted yesterday
decision, but not publicly. "I do know who is going to open," said Morgan, who went on to praise the developing Hales-Roy alliance. "Certainly the way the two of them play, and the method in which they play, can contribute to the rest of the... Read more
158 related stories
1d
Gazette
Eoin Morgan's England out to finish summer on high by beating Australiadecision, but not publicly. "I do know who is going to open," said Morgan, who
Eoin Morgan's England out to finish summer on high by beating Australia
Gazette / Posted yesterday
decision, but not publicly. "I do know who is going to open," said Morgan, who went on to praise the developing Hales-Roy alliance. "Certainly the way the two of them play, and the method in which they play, can contribute to the rest of the... Read more
13 related stories
1d
New Kerala
Jet Lite to merge with Jet Airwayssubject to compliance and consent with all applicable laws and regulatory requi
Jet Lite to merge with Jet Airways
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
subject to compliance and consent with all applicable laws and regulatory requirements. "Jet Airways has made demonstrable progress in the implementation of its three-year turnaround strategy with the objective of returning to profitability," said... Read more
2 related stories
1d
Business Wire
Walgreens and United Nations Foundation Launch 2015 Get a Shot. Give a Shot® Campaigndies every 20 seconds from a vaccine-preventable disease2. Coordinated worldwid
Walgreens and United Nations Foundation Launch 2015 Get a Shot. Give a Shot® Campaign
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
dies every 20 seconds from a vaccine-preventable disease2. Coordinated worldwide vaccination efforts have made significant progress, particularly reducing cases of measles and polio. "Vaccines protect and improve the lives of millions of children... Read more
1d
New Kerala
Jet Lite to merge with Jet Airwaysgovernance, administration and costs. Naresh Goyal, Chairman, Jet Airways said
Jet Lite to merge with Jet Airways
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
governance, administration and costs. Naresh Goyal, Chairman, Jet Airways said: Jet Airways has made demonstrable progress in the implementation of its three-year turnaround strategy with the objective of returning to profitability. The... Read more
2 related stories
1d
The Atlantic
Is Gentrification a Human-Rights Violation?and “artisanal roach bombs.” Just down the block from that bodega are the head
Is Gentrification a Human-Rights Violation?
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
and “artisanal roach bombs.” Just down the block from that bodega are the headquarters of Right to the City, a national alliance of community-based organizations that since 2007 has made it its mission to fight “gentrification and the... Read more
1d
News-Medical-Net
USF, FARA to jointly host scientific symposium on Friedreich's ataxiaUSF Cedar Circle, Tampa, FL 33620. The event, free and open to the public, is
USF, FARA to jointly host scientific symposium on Friedreich's ataxia
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
USF Cedar Circle, Tampa, FL 33620. The event, free and open to the public, is hosted by the Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA) and the USF Ataxia Research Center. For the first time, the symposium will include a panel discussion with... Read more
1d
News 24 South Africa
Calls for action to curb PMB's 'epidemic of violence'A breakdown of the crime statistics in Pietermaritzburg for the month of August
Calls for action to curb PMB's 'epidemic of violence'
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
A breakdown of the crime statistics in Pietermaritzburg for the month of August. (Graphics24) Durban - The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal has called for the root cause of the “epidemic of violence” besetting Pietermaritzburg to be... Read more
1d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Deal strengthens Iran, Hill assertsthe export of crude oil and advancement of liquefied natural gas to Europe to b
Deal strengthens Iran, Hill asserts
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
the export of crude oil and advancement of liquefied natural gas to Europe to be a long-term energy source to the NATO alliance in order to end its reliance on natural gas from Russia, Hill said. Obama lacks a multifaceted strategy for Syria... Read more
1d
Salon.com
Billionaire charter advocates get schooled: Inside an Arkansas education dogfightmany were located in urban areas, rural schools were represented on the list as
Billionaire charter advocates get schooled: Inside an Arkansas education dogfight
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
many were located in urban areas, rural schools were represented on the list as well. Lavina Grandon, of Rural Community Alliance, has been fighting rural school district consolidation around Arkansas for more than three decades. Wary of the... Read more
1d
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Media coverage of shootings upsets city merchantsbut said there are positive things going on downtown, too. “I think what this
Media coverage of shootings upsets city merchants
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
but said there are positive things going on downtown, too. “I think what this committee and DHAP (the Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress) is doing is part of the answer for bringing downtown back,” O’Donnell said. “I think more activities,... Read more
1d
AllAfrica.com
APC, Buhari Plotting to Tinker With Tribunals, INEC Materials, Alleges PDPAbuja — The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday claimed that it had uncov
APC, Buhari Plotting to Tinker With Tribunals, INEC Materials, Alleges PDP
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Abuja — The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday claimed that it had uncovered a plot by the All Progressives Congress APC)-led administration to tinker with the composition of the election tribunals in Rivers and other PDP states and to... Read more
2 related stories
1d
News.com.au
This gamer could be the next F1 starFormula Three championship with the Carlin team, often the first step drivers t
This gamer could be the next F1 star
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
Formula Three championship with the Carlin team, often the first step drivers take outside out karting and Formula Ford to progress into Formula 1. That same Carlin team previously had Sebastian Vettel, Nico Rosberg and Daniel Ricciardo driving... Read more
2 related stories
1d
Guardian Unlimited
GM embryos: time for ethics debate, say scientistsmodifying human embryos and other tissues to prevent serious diseases. The ple
GM embryos: time for ethics debate, say scientists
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
modifying human embryos and other tissues to prevent serious diseases. The plea has been prompted by scientists’ rapid progress in developing a powerful tool called genome editing, which has the potential to transform the treatment of genetic... Read more
10 related stories
1d
New Jersey Herald
NY experts say steady funding needed for retired racehorsesALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Experts on thoroughbred racing and retired horses said Tues
NY experts say steady funding needed for retired racehorses
New Jersey Herald / Posted yesterday
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Experts on thoroughbred racing and retired horses said Tuesday that the last few years have seen progress but more funding and homes are needed to save many aging racehorses from eventual neglect or slaughter. The New York State... Read more
1d
Daily News
SLFP’s D-Dayother political parties. At the recent Parliamentary election, it became cryst
SLFP’s D-Day
Daily News / Posted yesterday
other political parties. At the recent Parliamentary election, it became crystal clear that minor stakeholders of the UPFA alliance, including the National Freedom Front led by Wimal weerawansa, had penetrated into the traditional voter base of the... Read more
345 related stories
1d
The Hindu
Sirisena calls for era of consensual politicsthis regard,” Mr Sirisena said. The new government would give importance to th
Sirisena calls for era of consensual politics
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
this regard,” Mr Sirisena said. The new government would give importance to the task of accomplishing expeditious economic progress in the conflict-hit regions of the Northern and the Eastern provinces, besides adjoining areas. Referring to the... Read more
345 related stories
1d
York Daily Record
What's going on in Dallastown, Red Lion and eastern York County from Sept. 2 to 9, 2015Church's quilting group welcomes all from beginners to experts. Show and tell y
What's going on in Dallastown, Red Lion and eastern York County from Sept. 2 to 9, 2015
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Church's quilting group welcomes all from beginners to experts. Show and tell your work and solve problems on works in progress. No sewing is done at the meetings. The group meets at 10 a.m. the first Monday of every month at St. James... Read more
26 related stories
1d
The Daily Guardian
What is I-ACT really up to?of political has-beens and wannabes? Political observers raised their eyebrows
What is I-ACT really up to?
The Daily Guardian / Posted yesterday
of political has-beens and wannabes? Political observers raised their eyebrows with the emergence of the so-called Ilonggo Alliance for Change and Transparency (I-ACT) one month before the official filing of candidacy in October. I-ACT was... Read more
2d
The Washington Times
Pentagon pledges $75M to ‘flexible technology’ project in Silicon Valleygroup composed of tech giants who will strive toward achieving space-age advanc
Pentagon pledges $75M to ‘flexible technology’ project in Silicon Valley
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
group composed of tech giants who will strive toward achieving space-age advancements in microelectronics. The FlexTech Alliance — made up of more than 100 companies, labs, colleges and other entities — will research cutting-edge technology such... Read more
51 related stories
2d
York Daily Record
Clubs and organizations in Dallastown, Red Lion and eastern York County from Sept. 2 to 8, 2015In Thyme Herb Club: meets 10:30 a.m. the first Friday of each month, September
Clubs and organizations in Dallastown, Red Lion and eastern York County from Sept. 2 to 8, 2015
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
In Thyme Herb Club: meets 10:30 a.m. the first Friday of each month, September through June, at Glenview Alliance Church, 10037 Susquehanna Trail, Springfield Township. For details, call Barbara Ann de Leon at 717-428-2210 or Rita... Read more
26 related stories
More

People in this news