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The News-Times
Shark alert! Warnings high- and low-tech seek to protectIn this undated photo made available by North Carolina Coastal Reserve and Nati
Shark alert! Warnings high- and low-tech seek to protect
The News-Times / Posted moments ago
In this undated photo made available by North Carolina Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve, Martin Benavides, left, and Matt Kenworthy, both PhD students at the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences at Rachel Carson Reserve in... Read more
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Pendle Today
Hay fever rise leads to boom in fake flower salesSoaring cases of hay fever are being credited for a boom in sales of artificial
Hay fever rise leads to boom in fake flower sales
Pendle Today / Posted a minute ago
Soaring cases of hay fever are being credited for a boom in sales of artificial flowers. In a development that will bring tears to the eyes of Alan Titchmarsh, record numbers of households are opting for artificial flowers over the real... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Myanmar says record drug seizure has street value of $36 millionAlthough better known for its opium production, Myanmar, a country with restive
Myanmar says record drug seizure has street value of $36 million
Bdnews24.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
Although better known for its opium production, Myanmar, a country with restive and porous borders, is a major producer and exporting hub of low-purity pills made primarily of caffeine and methamphetamine. The pills, which deliver a cheap high, are... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Encourage tourism, trade and investment will follow: Thailand tells Bangladesh“The easiest is to first attract tourism, then trade and then investment. If we
Encourage tourism, trade and investment will follow: Thailand tells Bangladesh
Bdnews24.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
“The easiest is to first attract tourism, then trade and then investment. If we can encourage tourism, trade and investment will follow,” Industry Minister Atchaka Sibunruang told a high-level panel discussion on the sidelines of the Bangladesh expo... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stanbic IBTC Explains Delayed Release of 2015 Financial ResultStanbic IBTC Holdings Plc has said that in the running of its business, it will
Stanbic IBTC Explains Delayed Release of 2015 Financial Result
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc has said that in the running of its business, it will continue to exercise its constitutional rights to seek redress and protection through the legal process and the law courts. The organisation made the clarification in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Our Action Against Duru Is Based On Petition By FGPLs ShareholdersAbuja — The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said the best p
Our Action Against Duru Is Based On Petition By FGPLs Shareholders
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
Abuja — The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said the best place for former House of Representatives member, Hon. Chidi Duru, and others to defend themselves over alleged financial crimes charges instituted against them is in a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Plummeting Oil Prices - LNG Price Slumps By Over 50 PercentThe plummeting prices of crude oil have taken a toll on the price of Liquefied
Plummeting Oil Prices - LNG Price Slumps By Over 50 Percent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
The plummeting prices of crude oil have taken a toll on the price of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in the international market as the latter also slumped by over 50 per cent due to the correlation between the prices of the two products, THISDAY has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stock Market Hits Six Months High On Flexible Exchange RateBy Goddy Egene and Eromosele Abiodun The bulls dominated the Nigerian equities
Stock Market Hits Six Months High On Flexible Exchange Rate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
By Goddy Egene and Eromosele Abiodun The bulls dominated the Nigerian equities market last week following the Central Bank of Nigeria's (CBN's) announcement during the week that it would adopt a more flexible exchange rate policy. Consequently, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Barclays Africa to Meet CBK Over Sale of Continental StakeThe management of Barclays Africa Group is set to meet Central Bank of Kenya Go
Barclays Africa to Meet CBK Over Sale of Continental Stake
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
The management of Barclays Africa Group is set to meet Central Bank of Kenya Governor Patrick Njoroge to discuss the ongoing sale of Barclays Plc's stake on the continent. Barclays Africa Group Deputy Chief Executive David Hodnett, who jetted into... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
KenGen Chooses Rights Issue Over Privatisation to Mobilise CapitalKenya has suspended the planned privatisation of power producer KenGen. Instea
KenGen Chooses Rights Issue Over Privatisation to Mobilise Capital
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
Kenya has suspended the planned privatisation of power producer KenGen. Instead, the company last week launched a Ksh28.8 billion ($280.49 million) rights issue to fund its expansion programme. Sources told The EastAfrican that the government,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Petrol Will Exceed N200/Litre This Year, Unless...The Honorable Minister for Petroleum Resources, Mr Ibe Kachikwu, recently, anno
Why Petrol Will Exceed N200/Litre This Year, Unless...
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
The Honorable Minister for Petroleum Resources, Mr Ibe Kachikwu, recently, announced a new petrol price of N145/litre; the NNPC GMD, was however, clearly cautious to avoid a definite declaration that the petroleum downstream sector has now become... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kwara - Major Achievements of Governor Abdulfatah AhmedUnder the leadership of Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed, Kwara State has experienced
Kwara - Major Achievements of Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
Under the leadership of Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed, Kwara State has experienced growth and development across all sectors. In these years, the Ahmed-led administration garnered immense acclaim for its strong determination to ensure even development in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzania, Rwanda Finally Mend Relations At Trade Forum in DarBy Moses K Gahigi and Ivan R Mugisha After years of frosty trade relations, Rw
Tanzania, Rwanda Finally Mend Relations At Trade Forum in Dar
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
By Moses K Gahigi and Ivan R Mugisha After years of frosty trade relations, Rwanda and Tanzania now seem focused on removing obstacles faced by traders on both sides of the border, especially congestion and theft of Rwandan goods at Tanzanian... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Water Infrastructure Needs RehabilitationGaborone — The alarming water crises in some areas is said to be exacerbated by
Water Infrastructure Needs Rehabilitation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
Gaborone — The alarming water crises in some areas is said to be exacerbated by high water leakage and inadequate infrastructure resulting in the Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) shutting down the inflow. This was said by the permanent secretary in... Read more
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DW
Millions in aid promised to stricken German dairy farmers |German Minister of Food and Agriculture Christian Schmidt met on Monday with re
Millions in aid promised to stricken German dairy farmers |
DW / Posted 7 minutes ago
German Minister of Food and Agriculture Christian Schmidt met on Monday with representatives from the dairy industry and retailers in Berlin at a "milk summit" aimed at resolving the problems caused by a radical fall in milk prices. Schmidt... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MTN Woos Chinese CommunityTelecommunications giant MTN Uganda has taken a step to court Chinese business
MTN Woos Chinese Community
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
Telecommunications giant MTN Uganda has taken a step to court Chinese business community in Uganda onto its network. At a breakfast meeting at Serena last week, where the firm hosted the Chinese community for the first time, MTN Uganda's chief... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shilling Slips As Firms Stock Dollars for Dividend PayoutThe Uganda shilling experienced a slight tumble mid last week as firms stocked
Shilling Slips As Firms Stock Dollars for Dividend Payout
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
The Uganda shilling experienced a slight tumble mid last week as firms stocked up dollars to pay dividends to shareholders. The local currency came close to break the Shs 3,400 psychological threshold, the first time in the last two months, as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MTN Gets U.S.S $114 Million to Boost NetworkMTN Uganda chief executive officer Brian Gouldie (L) announces the loan facilit
MTN Gets U.S.S $114 Million to Boost Network
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
MTN Uganda chief executive officer Brian Gouldie (L) announces the loan facility as officials from Stanchart, Stanbic and Citi banks listen. MTN Uganda has received a loan of $114m (Shs 385bn) to invest in its network in the country. The loan was... Read more
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Weekly Times
Dollar rise hits commoditiesAGRICULTURAL commodity prices declined last month as the dollar continued to ri
Dollar rise hits commodities
Weekly Times / Posted 8 minutes ago
AGRICULTURAL commodity prices declined last month as the dollar continued to rise. The National Australia Bank rural commodities index fell 0.7 per cent, beef and sugar being the worst performers. According to NAB’s latest rural commodities wrap,... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
44th Annual Gypsy Caravan returns to Family ArenaST. CHARLES (KTVI) - Bargain hunters are flocking to St. Charles for the return
44th Annual Gypsy Caravan returns to Family Arena
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 8 minutes ago
ST. CHARLES (KTVI) - Bargain hunters are flocking to St. Charles for the return of one of the area's largest flea markets. The "44th Annual Gypsy Caravan" is back at the Family Arena and already has people lining up. Fox 2's Lisa Hart visits the... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Romania: tiny percentage of funds needed for statue raised BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's premier says the public has donated less
Romania: tiny percentage of funds needed for statue raised
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 9 minutes ago
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's premier says the public has donated less than 3 percent of funds needed to purchase a sculpture by Constantin Brancusi, considered one of the country's... Read more
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dna
India talking to China for providing market access to products: Nirmala SitharamanAccepting that bulging trade deficit with China is "not a good news", Commerce
India talking to China for providing market access to products: Nirmala Sitharaman
dna / Posted 12 minutes ago
Accepting that bulging trade deficit with China is "not a good news", Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said a lot of effort is underway at different levels to provide more market access to Indian products in that country. "Bulging... Read more
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dna
Despite provision of funds, no desired results in agro-economy: Nitin GadkariLamenting that both politicians and bureaucrats are "far removed" from the rura
Despite provision of funds, no desired results in agro-economy: Nitin Gadkari
dna / Posted 12 minutes ago
Lamenting that both politicians and bureaucrats are "far removed" from the rural problems, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said that despite provision of funds and efforts to boost the agriculture and rural economy, the "desired... Read more
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dna
India engaging with US to resolve visa fee, solar power issues: Commerce SecretaryIndia is holding consultations with the US to resolve the issues relating to vi
India engaging with US to resolve visa fee, solar power issues: Commerce Secretary
dna / Posted 12 minutes ago
India is holding consultations with the US to resolve the issues relating to visa fee and the solar power case at the WTO, Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia on Monday said. India would take up the matter further appropriately if the issues do not get... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
France going ‘all the way’ to collect tax from Google, McDonald’sEndless fast food on a white background France will go “all the way” to make c
France going ‘all the way’ to collect tax from Google, McDonald’s
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 12 minutes ago
Endless fast food on a white background France will go “all the way” to make corporations like Google and McDonald’s pay their fair share of taxes, the country’s finance minister said. Police raided the French offices of Google and McDonald’s this... Read more
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dna
Look into call drop masking technology used by service providers: Ravi Shankar Prasad to DoTTelecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has directed the Department of Telecom to
Look into call drop masking technology used by service providers: Ravi Shankar Prasad to DoT
dna / Posted 12 minutes ago
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has directed the Department of Telecom to look into the call drop masking technology being used by mobile service providers. "I have taken up this issue seriously. I have directed that the department (DoT), along... Read more
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dna
FM Jaitley's warning to black money holders: Use limited period income declaration window if you want to 'sleep well'Warning black money holders of "serious trouble" if they fail to come clean, Fi
FM Jaitley's warning to black money holders: Use limited period income declaration window if you want to 'sleep well'
dna / Posted 12 minutes ago
Warning black money holders of "serious trouble" if they fail to come clean, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said people with undisclosed assets should use the limited period income declaration window, beginning Wednesday, if they want to... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Spotless boss takes out laundryIt was only a matter of time before new Spotless boss Martin Sheppard took out
Spotless boss takes out laundry
Brisbane Times / Posted 13 minutes ago
It was only a matter of time before new Spotless boss Martin Sheppard took out the dirty laundry. This part of its business was fingered as a major player in the December disaster profit downgrade which lopped the share price in half. Spotless CEO... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Seatfrog will help you snag a last-minute upgrade on your next flightIt is less than 48 hours before a flight and the airline has processed all fre
Seatfrog will help you snag a last-minute upgrade on your next flight
Brisbane Times / Posted 13 minutes ago
It is less than 48 hours before a flight and the airline has processed all frequent flyer points upgrade requests and cash bids. But there are still business class seats available that are at risk of flying empty even though some passengers could be... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Aldi nears the 'tipping point'Discounter Aldi is now Australia's most profitable supermarket retailer and is
Aldi nears the 'tipping point'
Brisbane Times / Posted 13 minutes ago
Discounter Aldi is now Australia's most profitable supermarket retailer and is set to reach 'tipping point', grabbing a bigger share of the main grocery shop and significantly disrupting the Coles and Woolworths duopoly. According to a major report... Read more
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