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Jan 22, 2018, 18:00 ET Indian Royal Names LGBT Centre After Fellow Royal Activist

Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, an openly gay Indian royal, has named his LGBT centre after a fellow Indian royal, Kanwar Amarjit Singh of the...


Jan 22, 2018, 16:33 ET Druze Spiritual Leader Visits AJC Headquarters

Sheikh Moafaq Tarif, the spiritual leader of the Druze community, delivered today an urgent plea for the safety of the Druze community in Syria....


Jan 22, 2018, 08:35 ET Former "Interpol Red Lister" Greg Caton Argues That Criminality Is Essential for Effective Government in New Book

American herbalist, Greg Caton, has published a new book, The Joys of Psychopathocracy: Why Criminality is Essential to Effective Modern...


Jan 21, 2018, 22:30 ET Enerkem and Sinobioway Group sign a C$125M agreement to accelerate Enerkem's global expansion and create a joint venture to build over 100 biofuel facilities in China

BEIJING, China, Jan. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem Inc. (www.enerkem.com), a world leading waste-to-biofuels and renewable chemicals producer,...


Jan 20, 2018, 12:24 ET AJC Concludes Visit to Romania, Meets President Iohannis

An AJC delegation just completed a two-day trip to Romania. The group, led by AJC CEO David Harris, had excellent, in-depth meetings with...


Jan 19, 2018, 17:50 ET Honduran President Hernández Open to Appointing International Mediator

Today, Ebal Díaz, the executive secretary of Honduras's Council of Ministers and a top aide to President Juan Orlando Hernández, announced that the...


Jan 19, 2018, 17:49 ET Honduran President Urges Libre Alliance to Respect Freedom of Press, Join National Dialogue

Today, President Juan Orlando Hernández urged the Libre Alliance to respect Hondurans' rights to the freedom of the press and called for an end to...


Jan 19, 2018, 17:18 ET Panama's Ministry of Economy and Finance Presents to National Assembly Landmark Legislation to Criminalize Tax Fraud

Panama's Ministry of Economy and Finance presented yesterday to the National Assembly new landmark legislation to include tax fraud in the...


Jan 19, 2018, 14:41 ET Archives chronicle decades of Baha'i persecution in Iran

In response to growing interest in the persecution of the Baha'is of Iran, a website was launched yesterday by the Baha'i International Community,...


Jan 19, 2018, 12:27 ET AJC Urges EU Ministers to Denounce Incendiary Abbas Statements on Israel

AJC is urging the foreign ministers of European Union member states to publicly denounce Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's...


Jan 19, 2018, 00:08 ET Thailand Board of Investment sets 2018 Investment application target at 720,000 million baht with focus on targeted industries and EEC

The Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) has set an investment application target of 720,000 million baht for 2018 after closing the year 2017 with a...


Jan 18, 2018, 17:52 ET Honduran Ministry of Development Receives Certification for Reliability of Service

Yesterday, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández thanked international auditors from the firms Quara and LSQA for delivering an ISO 9001: 2015...


Jan 18, 2018, 15:19 ET AJC Delegation Visits Austria, Meets Chancellor Kurz

An AJC leadership delegation just concluded a visit to Vienna. The delegation, led by AJC CEO David Harris, met with Chancellor Sebastian Kurz;...


Jan 18, 2018, 14:53 ET Yemen Humanitarian Developments: Crane Installations & Central Bank Injection

Mobile Cranes Arrive in Hodeidah Port Last month, on December 20, 2017, Ambassador Mohammed Al Jabir, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Ambassador...


Jan 18, 2018, 11:58 ET AJC Delegation in India for Prime Minister Netanyahu's Visit

An AJC delegation is visiting New Delhi, coinciding with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's six-day visit to India, where he has been...


Jan 17, 2018, 18:04 ET Honduran President Invites Salvador Nasralla to Take Part in National Dialogue

Yesterday, President Juan Orlando Hernández penned a letter inviting defeated presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla to join a national dialogue...


Jan 17, 2018, 12:57 ET Tahoe Welcomes New Canadian Ombudsperson For Responsible Enterprise

Tahoe Resources Inc. ("Tahoe" or the "Company") (TSX: THO, NYSE: TAHO) welcomes the announcement today that Canada will establish the office of...


Jan 16, 2018, 18:43 ET Honduran President Appoints New Secretary for Human Rights

Today, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández appointed Karla Cuevas as the first ever Secretary for Human Rights to lead a newly created...


Jan 16, 2018, 17:05 ET Ur-Energy and Energy Fuels Jointly File Section 232 Petition with U.S. Commerce Department to Investigate Effects of Uranium Imports on U.S. National Security

Ur-Energy Inc. (NYSE American: URG; TSX: URE) ("Ur-Energy") and Energy Fuels Inc. (NYSE American: UUUU; TSX: EFR) ("Energy Fuels") today jointly...


Jan 16, 2018, 14:23 ET Statement of Carl Anderson, CEO of the Knights of Columbus, on U.S. Assistance to Genocide-Targeted Communities in Iraq

Several months ago, the Knights of Columbus praised Vice President Pence's announcement that American aid dollars would begin reaching Christian...


Jan 16, 2018, 11:59 ET AJC Delegation Visits Warsaw, Meets with President of Poland and Prime Minister

An AJC delegation just concluded a two-day trip to Poland, highlighted by hour-long meetings with both President Andrzej Duda and Prime Minister...


Jan 15, 2018, 16:37 ET Shri Thanedar Releases 'My S***hole Story'

First-generation Indian immigrant, entrepreneur and progressive candidate for governor Shri Thanedar released an in-depth video today detailing his...


Jan 15, 2018, 15:47 ET Honduran Government Identifies Prominent Perpetrators of Violence in Protests in Tegucigalpa

Today, the Honduran government announced that it has identified two individuals who participated in the violent protests in the capital on January...


Jan 15, 2018, 10:35 ET AJC Decries Abbas's Appalling Anti-Peace Speech

AJC, which has long advocated for the search for a two-state solution, denounced the incendiary speech by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud...


Jan 13, 2018, 23:02 ET Li Jinyuan, předseda společnosti Tiens Group, se zúčastnil 5. fóra světového rozvoje malých a středních podniků z Číny

Dne 10. ledna 2018 proběhlo v hotelu Hangzhou Intercontinental páté Fórum o globálním rozvoji pro malé a střední podniky z Číny (Fifth China SME...