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Greek ex-PM Lucas Papademos injured in Athens car blast 09:37, 26 May 2017, 4 AKIPRESS.COM - Former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos has been injured by an explosion inside his car in Athens, BBC News reported. Reports say the blast may have been caused by a letter bomb. Mr Papademos, 69, had leg, arm and stomach injuries, but officials said his condition was "not a cause for concern". His driver was also injured - but not seriously. Reports say at least one other person in…
05.26 / 03:40
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U.S. and Kazakhstani officials joined together forofficial ‘send-off’ to Expo in Astana 09:26, 26 May 2017, 43 AKIPRESS.COM - The USA Pavilion held its official ‘send-off’ to Expo 2017 Astana, Kazakhstan at an event in Washington, D.C., featuring U.S. and Kazakhstani representatives previewing the world’s most prominent energy, innovation and person-to-person global event of 2017, USA Pavilion 2017 said in a statement. The project is a public private par…
05.26 / 03:40
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Heavy rain causes another flooding in Batken 09:25, 26 May 2017, 27 AKIPRESS.COM - Two villages were hit by mudflows in Batken district after a heavy rain, Turmush reports...You are trying to access paid-for content on our website. We charge 190 som for the access to this news article.Using your personal account in AKIpress system please register or sign in to access this news article. You will receive further instructions after you register/sign in.You may also pay for one-month…
05.26 / 03:40
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Tehran, May 26, IRNA – Holland Prime Minister Mark Rutte in a message congratulated President Hassan Rouhani on his reelection in the May 19 presidential e…
05.26 / 03:35
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360kg emerald discovered in Brazil worth $408 million 09:18, 26 May 2017, 24 AKIPRESS.COM - Miners in the tiny Brazilian town of Pindobacu were shocked to unearth the most expensive rock they’ve ever seen: an enormous 360kg emerald worth hundreds of millions of dollars, reports say.  Digging at the Carnaiba Mine on the North-Eastern shores of Brazil had to be halted when workers stumbled across a rich vein of black rock that glinted green under torchlight. Slowly and…
05.26 / 03:25
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The Iranian regime claims it has built a third underground ballistic missile production factory and will keep developing its missile program. The announcement was made by the Fars news agency, affiliated to the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), which quoted a senior IRGC…
05.26 / 01:47
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London police said they had charged three men on Thursday with offenses over an alleged British-linked terrorism plot. The men, from east London, were arrested last week before the Manchester… Read more » The post London Police Charge Men Over Alleged Terrorism Plot in Britain appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Australian Police Charge Five Over Plot to Attack Government Buildings Australian Police Arrest Man Over Alleged Terror Plot Police Charge Man Over London…
05.26 / 01:46
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British Prime Minister Theresa May will urge the world’s major industrialized nations on Friday to unite to force technology companies to tackle “extremist material” and stop militants who are moving… Read more » The post Britain’s May Asks G7 to Back Moves to Tackle Internet Extremism appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Congress Moves Near Final OK of Local Internet Tax Ban Kerry Presses China to Ease Internet Controls A.G. Schneiderman:…
05.26 / 01:46
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The Summer Olympic Games kicked off Friday night in a display of spectacular pageantry befitting one of Latin America's most evocative nations. With Samba and elaborately choreographed dances, the games began in resplendent glory – marking the first time that a South American country played h…
05.25 / 22:09
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An Istanbul-based foundation has launched an international short film competition on the Prophet Muhammad -- a sensitive issue given the Islamic belief that any visual depiction of the Prophet is offensive. The competition organizers' say this year will be the first time the contest will run…
05.25 / 22:09
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The world's biggest mosaic museum, Zeugma Mosiac Museum, in Turkey's southeastern Gaziantep province, is now available for virtual tours, it was announced Sunday. Launched by the Gaziantep Chamber of Industry, the website "www.zeugma.com.tr" offers virtual tours of the museum in…
05.25 / 22:09
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The Istanbul Coffee Festival will bring together java connoisseurs and enthusiasts in Turkey's largest city on Oct. 6-9, organizers said on Tuesday. The festival will take place at Istanbul's Kucukciftlik Park with the participation of around 200 brands, said organizer DSM Group in a statement.…
05.25 / 22:09
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Turkish actor and comedian Atalay Demirci has been remanded in custody for alleged links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) led by the U.S.-based preacher, Fetullah Gulen, the mastermind of the July 15 coup attempt. Anti-terrorism police detained Demirci and sent him to Ankara court…
05.25 / 22:09
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Tehran, May 25, IRNA - The following headlines appeared in local English language newspapers on…
05.25 / 22:09
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The first large-scale clinical trial of a cannabis derivative known as cannabidiol shows it was able to cut the frequency of severe epileptic seizures by 39 percent, researchers said Wednesday. Cannabidiol, or CBD, is derived from cannabis plants, but does not cause users to get…
05.25 / 22:02
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AMMONNEWS - HRH Princess Basma, president of the board of trustees of the Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD), on Sunday attended the fund’s 40th anniversary celebrations.During the ceremony, held in Jerash, 48km north of Amman, Princess Basma commended the fund’s ach…
05.25 / 17:14
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First Trust Advisors LP increased its stake in Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX) by 22.9% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 47,885 shares of the medical technology company’s stock after buying an additional 8,914 shares during the period. First Trust Advisors LP’s holdings…
05.26 / 03:36
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Conservest Capital Advisors Inc. purchased a new stake in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (NYSE:TEVA) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm purchased 11,692 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $375,000. Other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Tobam raised its stake in shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries…
05.26 / 03:36
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Wall Street brokerages predict that Finjan Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNJN) will announce $2.32 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have made estimates for Finjan Holdings’ earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $2.3 million and the highest estimate coming in at $2.34 million. Finjan Holdings posted sales of $6.53…
05.26 / 03:36
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Meadow Creek Investment Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) by 17.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 2,482 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after buying an additional 374 shares during the period. Meadow…
05.26 / 03:36
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NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. decreased its stake in shares of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) by 14.6% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 7,590 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after selling 1,300 shares during the period. NN Investment…
05.26 / 03:36
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American International Group Inc. boosted its position in Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (NYSE:SWX) by 4.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 122,538 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after buying an additional 5,067 shares during the period. American International Group Inc.’s holdings…
05.26 / 03:21
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Cibc World Markets Corp boosted its position in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) by 57.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 52,829 shares of the energy company’s stock after buying an additional 19,192 shares during the period. Cibc World Markets Corp’s…
05.26 / 03:21
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Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. decreased its position in Sensient Technologies Co. (NYSE:SXT) by 2.0% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 16,923 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock after selling 350 shares during the period. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc.’s holdings in Sensient Technologies were worth $1,341,000 as of its most recent…
05.26 / 03:21
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The trio join veteran full-backs Pablo Zabaleta and Gael Clichy in leaving after their contracts ended following an underwhelming campaign that resulted in the first trophy-less season for manager Pep…
05.25 / 17:53
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AMMONNEWS - Manchester City’s hopes of finishing in the top four hinges on their three remaining home games in the Premier League, manager Pep Guardiola said after Sunday’s 2-2 draw with second-bottom Middlesbrough.Fourth-placed City are level on points with third-placed Liverpool and are a poi…
05.25 / 17:14
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The trio join veteran Argentine full-back Pablo Zabaleta in leaving after their contracts ended following an underwhelming campaign that resulted in the first trophy-less season for manager Pep…
05.25 / 16:58
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Al Nasr have confirmed they have reached an agreement with Italian Cesare Prandelli to become their new…
05.25 / 16:16
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Following his club's success in lifting the Europa League in Stockholm, Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney spoke at length to a handful of journalists after the game in the Friends Arena about the night, Jose Mourinho and his own…
05.25 / 14:10
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Roma icon Francesco Totti on Thursday left fans guessing over his impending retirement after declaring he is ready to embrace a "new challenge" after playing his final game with the Serie A club on…
05.25 / 13:21
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Manchester United and Manchester City on Thursday pledged £1 million ($1.3m, 1.2m euros) to an emergency fund set up after the terror attack in the city that left 22 people …
05.25 / 13:21
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Andy Mitten offers his thoughts on Manchester United's Europa League…
05.25 / 12:58
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California-based company Rocket Lab said Thursday it had launched a test rocket into space from its New Zealand launch pad, although the rocket didn’t reach orbit as hoped. The company… Read more » The post New Zealand Test Rocket Makes It to Space But Not to Orbit appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: New Zealand Space Launch Has Nation Reaching for the Stars Rocket Problem Postpones SpaceX Launch to Space Station SpaceX Launches First Recycled Rocket in Test of…
05.25 / 22:11
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Without the shocking video, it’s unlikely that the world would have learned or cared about the violent manhandling of a 69-year-old man on a plane last month. The outrage on… Read more » The post Airlines Have Rules About Taking Photos, Video on Planes appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Passenger Planes Vulnerable to Hacking Passenger Says Delta Air Removed Him From Plane for Speaking Arabic Airlines Pushing Back on Talk of Banning Overbooking Flights Muslim…
05.25 / 22:11
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Bey2ollak, Egypt’s leading mobile application for crowd-sourcing traffic updates, has added a ‘Stories’ feature to its application. Following in the footsteps of Snapchat, Instagram, and Facebook, Bey2ollak is the first Egyptian startup to implement Stories in its application. In a post on Facebook, Bey2ollak said that the new feature would allow users to share their…
05.25 / 22:08
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Chinese netizens fumed Thursday over a government ban on live coverage of Google algorithm AlphaGo's battle with the world's top Go player, as the program clinched their three-match series in the ancient board game. The artificial intelligence (AI) program won its second straight match against 19-year-old Chinese world number one Ke Jie, who will try to salvage some pride for humanity in the third and final game on …
05.25 / 22:02
naharnet.com
An unmanned NASA spaceship circling Jupiter has spotted massive cyclones at the gas giant's poles, revealing stunning new details about our solar system's largest planet, researchers said …
05.25 / 19:33
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The post Top 9 Programming Languages For Full Stack Developers in 2016 appeared first on…
05.25 / 11:19
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All the big names in tech are betting big on AI voice assistants. But who will come out on top? By Zeid Nasser Thanks to the early success of household devices like Amazon’s Alexa-powered Echo, and the higher than expected... The post AI: Speaking Up appeared first on Venture M…
05.25 / 11:03
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HydroLife health and rehabilitation centre in Israel adopts FST Biometrics’ visual identification system Leading visual identification solutions provider, FST Biometrics, has had its cutting-edge In Motion Identification (IMID) visual identification system successfully deployed at the HydroLife Centre, a health club and wellness centre located in Shaar HaNegev, Israel, the company has announced. FST said its award-winning […] The post HydroLife health and rehabilitation centre …
05.25 / 07:11
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No trip to Israel is complete without a visit to the Dead Sea - the lowest place on earth. But it might not be quite what you expect. The post Ein Gedi: A Dead Sea story appeared first on TLV1…
05.25 / 21:45
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How do we give in Hebrew? Latet is to give, but in some structures it could also mean other things. And what is latet barosh, to give in the head? The post Give the people what they want appeared first on TLV1…
05.25 / 21:45
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We look at the Arabic word 'yalla,' one of the most popular words in Israeli slang. Come on, you know you want to! The post ‘Yalla,’ let’s go! appeared first on TLV1…
05.25 / 21:45
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UAE delegation took part in the two-day (May 23-24) FEI (Federation Equestre International ) Endurance Forum in Spainhttp://brussels-endurance.org/ 25 May 2017, Barcelona, Spain ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival took part in the FEI (Federation Equestre International) Endurance Forum in Barcelona, Spain. Dr. Ghanem Mohammed Al …
05.25 / 20:58
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Summer is a season for reading the new, enjoyable, and unexpected. And yet not all books are best enjoyed at a…
05.25 / 16:35
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The blocking of 21 news websites and the trial of Khaled Ali are not very good birthday presents for Egyptian novelist, scholar, translator, teacher, and activist Radwa Ashour (May 25, 1946-2014). So we remember her, instead, with a fond tribute... Read More…
05.25 / 16:35
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As the name of the competition indicates, it celebrates: “the Earth, eco-living, environmental awareness, agriculture and love of g…
05.25 / 16:35
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Davies' translation was also adapted to the stage at Golden Thread Theatre, in 2006, by director Hafiz…
05.25 / 16:35
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Lebanon’s government does not function independently, but rather “exists merely because the Iranian proxy terrorist organisation, Hezbollah, allows it to exist,” a retired Australian military officer wrote Monday in The Australian. Jim Molan, who had served as chief of operations in Iraq and authored Australia’s border control policies, observed that the current calm along Lebanon’s southern border with Israel [&#…
05.26 / 03:05
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No one seems willing to help Syrians injured in that country’s civil war except for “God and Israel,” is a common sentiment expressed by the wounded Syrians who have been treated in Nahariya’s Western Galilee Hospital, Haaretz reported Saturday. The Western Galilee Hospital, which is located in Nahariya on Israel’s northern Mediterranean coast, is situated […
05.26 / 01:07
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MK Oren Hazan taking another selfie during Yom Yerushalayim ceremonies on Tuesday. (Hadas Parush/Flash90)Likud MK Oren Hazan’s now-infamous selfie with President Donald Trump on Monday may result in the imposition… Read more » The post Selfie Incident Prompts New Greeting Policy appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Likud Disciplines MK for Missing Votes MK Demands Appointment of Knesset Ethics Committee Flag Law Marches Onward to Knesset Plenum Likud MK’s Prepare for …
05.25 / 23:30
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Sheldon Adelson, the tycoon behind the pro-Netanyahu daily Yisrael Hayom, told police investigators that he never discussed any quid pro quo deal under examination in the ongoing probe of corruption… Read more » The post Report: Adelson Denies Media Deal With Netanyahu appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Police Question Mogul Adelson in Netanyahu Probe Report: Billionaire Adelson Cooling on Yisrael Hayom Funding Report: Bennett Was Target in Netanyahu-Mozes Deal PM…
05.25 / 23:30
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IRNA – British Prime Minister Theresa May in a message on Thursday congratulated President-elect Hassan Rouhani on his landslide victory in May 19 presidential election. In her message, May…
05.25 / 22:14
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Press TV- The United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations has passed a bill that would impose new sanctions on Iran over its missile program that Tehran has repeatedly…
05.25 / 22:14
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IRNA – Judiciary Spokesman Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei said on Thursday that great Iranian nation demonstrated true image of democracy through their massive turn out in the country’s elections. Iranian p…
05.25 / 22:14
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Iran Front Page- IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Thursday and picked headlines from 14 of them. IFP has simply translated the…
05.25 / 22:14
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