Apr 26 2017 US-backed Syrian Forces Open Corridor for Fleeing Raqqa Residents

With the United Nations voicing deep concerns about the safety of over 400,000 people in the de facto Islamic State capital of Raqqa, U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces opened a corridor for thousands escaping from the city. VOA’s Mahmoud Bali reports. [Read More]

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Source: VOA News: Economy and Finance

 

Apr 26 2017 US-backed Syrian Forces Open Corridor for Fleeing Raqqa Residents

With the United Nations voicing deep concerns about the safety of over 400,000 people in the de facto Islamic State capital of Raqqa, U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces opened a corridor for thousands escaping from the city. VOA’s Mahmoud Bali reports. [Read More]

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Source: VOA News: Labor

 

Apr 26 2017 A Grand Solar Farm Is About to Launch at Chernobyl

It’s hard to think all the way back to the events of April 26, 1986. Nonetheless, it has become a standout moment in a world of nuclear accidents: Chernobyl.
In the early days of what would become the world’s worst nuclear accident, 32 people died and dozens of others suffered painful radiation burns.
It took Swedish authorities [...]

 

Apr 26 2017 A Grand Solar Farm Is About to Launch at Chernobyl

It’s hard to think all the way back to the events of April 26, 1986. Nonetheless, it has become a standout moment in a world of nuclear accidents: Chernobyl.
In the early days of what would become the world’s worst nuclear accident, 32 people died and dozens of others suffered painful radiation burns.
It took Swedish authorities [...]

 

Apr 26 2017 South Korea Sees Strongest Growth in Nearly a Year

South Korea, Asia’s fourth-largest economy, grew at the fastest clip in nearly a year thanks to a recovery in exports, the central bank said Thursday, despite a backlash from Chinese consumers over the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system.
The economy expanded 2.7 percent during the January-March period over a year earlier, higher than the [...]

 

Apr 26 2017 South Korea Sees Strongest Growth in Nearly a Year

South Korea, Asia’s fourth-largest economy, grew at the fastest clip in nearly a year thanks to a recovery in exports, the central bank said Thursday, despite a backlash from Chinese consumers over the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system.
The economy expanded 2.7 percent during the January-March period over a year earlier, higher than the [...]

 

Apr 26 2017 Reports: Trump Preparing to Sign Order to Pull Out of NAFTA

News reports say President Donald Trump may be preparing to sign an executive order pulling the United States out of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Trump has called the pact that took effect in 1994 a disaster that has primarily benefited Mexico and cost the U.S. jobs.
The reports say the order could come as early [...]

 

Apr 26 2017 Reports: Trump Preparing to Sign Order to Pull Out of NAFTA

News reports say President Donald Trump may be preparing to sign an executive order pulling the United States out of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Trump has called the pact that took effect in 1994 a disaster that has primarily benefited Mexico and cost the U.S. jobs.
The reports say the order could come as early [...]

 

Apr 26 2017 New South Sudan Fighting Displaces 25,000 People

At least 25,000 people were displaced after fighting in the town of Kodok, according to a spokesman for the humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders, one day after the top United Nations official in South Sudan warned of a government offensive on the town.
The fighting has caused a reduction in humanitarian services and a shortage of [...]

 

Apr 26 2017 New South Sudan Fighting Displaces 25,000 People

At least 25,000 people were displaced after fighting in the town of Kodok, according to a spokesman for the humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders, one day after the top United Nations official in South Sudan warned of a government offensive on the town.
The fighting has caused a reduction in humanitarian services and a shortage of [...]

 
 
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