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Sunday, March 26, 2017


Zimbabwe: 300k Households to get Solar Power

At least 300 000 rural households are set to be solar-powered under a $4 million facility aimed at eliminating use of non-renewable energy sources....

More than 400 migrants rescued off Libyan Coast

Strong winds and turbulent waves are dissuading those seeking to enter Europe illegally through the high seas. Many people are still risking drowning, in their...

Experts seek laws against racial, ethnic profiling

The UN has stressed that profiling based on race, ethnicity, nationality, migration status or religion in law enforcement, constitutes a violation of human rights. The...

Asian shares at 21-month highs, dollar soft on Fed views

TVC NEWS Asian shares hit 21-month highs on Tuesday while the dollar and U.S. bond yields were on the backfoot on the prospect of...

U.S. to ban some airline passengers from carrying larger electronics

TVC NEWS Passengers on some U.S.-bound foreign airline flights will have to check electronic devices larger than a cell phone once U.S. authorities formalize a...

Syrian rebels launch offensive on Damascus gateway, retake ground

TVC NEWS Syrian rebels stormed a major road junction leading into the heart of Damascus on Tuesday as they launched an offensive to regain...

Google Ireland faces boycott over Ads in extremist videos

Major Irish advertisers are to consider suspending their ad campaigns with Google Ireland following claims that their ads are supporting extremist videos on YouTube. "We...

Greece under pressure as another debt deadline missed

Alexis Tsipras yet to comply with terms of emergency loans, say euro area ministers.  The European Union is pressuring Greece to resolve outstanding pension and...

Sir Philip Green ‘in line for £15 million refund from BHS...

Sir Philip Green could receive a £15 million refund as part of his £363 million BHS pension settlement agreement, according to research by the...

Bill Gates Tops Forbes’ Rich List Again While Trump Falls 220...

Tech pioneer Bill Gates has kept his crown as the world's richest person, while U.S. President Donald Trump dropped more than 200 spots on...
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