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Apr 18, 2016, 20:42 ET Vereinte Nationen, Weltbankgruppe und Versicherungsbranche legen Insurance Development Forum auf

Führende Vertreter der Vereinten Nationen, der Weltbankgruppe und der Versicherungsbranche haben heute die Gründung des Insurance...


Apr 18, 2016, 20:35 ET Formation de l'Insurance Development Forum par les Nations unies, le Groupe de la Banque mondiale et le secteur des assurances

Des leaders des Nations unies, du Groupe de la Banque mondiale et du secteur des assurances ont annoncé aujourd'hui la formation de...


Apr 18, 2016, 19:28 ET Oprichting Insurance Development Forum door de Verenigde Naties, WereldbankGroep en Verzekeringssector

Leiders van de Verenigde Naties, de Wereldbank Groep en de internationale verzekeringswereld hebben vandaag de oprichting bekendgemaakt van het...


Apr 18, 2016, 13:13 ET AJC: UNESCO Denies Israel's Historic, Religious Ties to Temple Mount

 AJC deplores the UNESCO Executive Board action denying any Jewish connection to the Temple Mount, Judaism's holiest site. The resolution,...


Apr 18, 2016, 12:29 ET Formation of the Insurance Development Forum by the United Nations, the World Bank Group and the Insurance Industry

Leaders of the United Nations, the World Bank Group and the insurance industry today announced the formation of the Insurance Development Forum...


Apr 18, 2016, 12:12 ET DSMC Confirms Lockheed Martin to Discuss Battlefield Support at Joint Precision Fires Future Conference

The Joint Precision Fires Future (JPF2 2016) Conference in the UAE announces today a Key Note Speaker for the Conference will come from Headline...


Apr 18, 2016, 11:21 ET USW Files Case on Imports of Primary Unwrought Aluminum to Save the Industry from the Flood of Imports and Resulting Injury

 The United Steelworkers (USW) today filed a petition under Section 201 of U.S. trade law that seeks to stem a flood of imported primary...


Apr 18, 2016, 09:30 ET On Tax Day, Former Treasury Officials Urge Secretary Lew to Reconsider Decision to Curb Inversions

 Today, a group of bipartisan high-ranking Treasury officials from six presidential administrations, including former Secretary George Shultz,...


Apr 18, 2016, 09:03 ET InterAction Announces Patricia McIlreavy as New Vice President of Humanitarian Policy and Practice

 On April 18, 2016, InterAction officially announced the selection of Patricia McIlreavy as the vice president of humanitarian policy and...


Apr 18, 2016, 05:15 ET New Series: Immigration in the Presidential Campaign

 A new series by the Center for Immigration Studies explores immigration in the presidential campaign and the post-election immigration system...


Apr 18, 2016, 04:00 ET Son Altesse Sérénissime le Prince Albert II, prince héritier de Monaco, reçoit le Prix « Friend of Zion » des mains de Shimon Peres, 9e Président d'Israël

En remettant le prix, M. Peres a déclaré : « Rien n'est plus grand que la cause de l'amitié parmi les êtres...


Apr 18, 2016, 04:00 ET Seine Durchlaucht Prinz Albert II., Kronprinz von Monaco, wurde von Shimon Peres, dem 9. Präsidenten Israels, mit der Auszeichnung "Friend of Zion" geehrt

Bei der Überreichung der Auszeichnung sagte Herr Peres: "Es gibt nichts Großartigeres als die Vertiefung der Freundschaft unter den...


Apr 17, 2016, 17:58 ET Save the Children Responding to Earthquake in Ecuador -- SPOKESPEOPLE AVAILABLE

 A magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck along the northwestern coast of Ecuador at approximately 7 pm local time in Ecuador on Saturday,...


Apr 17, 2016, 08:29 ET European Parliament Organizes Hearing on Baluchistan

The European Parliament's EPP Group organized a seminar on 'Coordination between Israel and other countries in the fight against global...


Apr 16, 2016, 06:53 ET European Parliament Raises Concerns About Baluchistan

During a debate in the European Parliament in Strasbourg on 14th April 2016, titled "Human Rights Situation in Pakistan: in particular the attack...


Apr 15, 2016, 16:52 ET His Serene Highness Prince Albert II, Crowne Prince of Monaco, Honored With the Friend of Zion Award from Israel's 9th President Shimon Peres

His Serene Highness Prince Albert II, Crowne Prince of Monaco was awarded the Friends of Zion Award Friday by Israel's ninth President, Shimon...


Apr 15, 2016, 13:33 ET European Commission and World Bank Sign Agreement on Catastrophe Risk Insurance for Caribbean and Central American countries

The European Commission and the World Bank signed today a Euro 14 million agreement to be executed by the Multi-Donor Trust Fund (MDTF) to...


Apr 15, 2016, 09:35 ET PROMESA "Super Chapter 9" is Still a Bailout on the Backs of Bondholders Across America

 In response to reported attempts by Congressional leadership to mislead House Republicans into thinking that fixing the PROMESA bailout...


Apr 15, 2016, 08:30 ET Renowned Solar Energy Expert Empowers the People of Africa to Power Their Continent

 Nearly a billion people subsist today on $1.90 or less a day and 1.2 billion people live without access to electricity—nearly all of...