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At least 20 dead, 17 hurt in Ecuador bus crash

person Orange Themes access_time Jan 14,2017

Yahoo News At least 20 people died and 17 were injured when a school vehicle collided with a bus in southwestern Ecuador, President Rafael Correa said Saturday. "There are 20 people killed... and 17 injured," he said in his weekly address. The

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Boko Haram attacks hinder aid delivery in southeastern Niger - agencies

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 01,2016

By Kieran Guilbert DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A spate of attacks by Boko Haram in southeastern Niger in recent months is hindering the delivery of aid to more than 200,000 people forced from their homes, aid agencies said on Thursday.

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Vietinbank appoints new deputy general director

access_timeMay 19,2017 chat_bubble_outline20

Vietnamnet - Viet Nam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade’s (VietinBank) board of directors has appointed Hiroshi Yamaguchi as the new deputy general director of the bank from May 15....

New General Director for Samsung Vietnam

access_timeMay 19,2017 chat_bubble_outline23

Vietnamnet - South Korean technology giant Samsung has announced the appointment of Mr. Shim Won Hwan as General Director of Samsung Vietnam, replacing Mr. Han Myoung Sup....

Dong A Bank ex-deputy general prosecuted

access_timeApr 24,2017 chat_bubble_outline39

Vietnamnet - The Investigationg Police Bureau on Economic and Corruption-related Crimes has decided to detain and initiate criminal proceedings against Nguyen Thi Kim Xuyen, Dong A Joint Stock Commercial Bank former deputy general director....

Attorney General Sessions escalates threats against sanctuary cities

access_timeMar 28,2017 chat_bubble_outline45

Yahoo News Attorney General Jeff Sessions ramped up threats to so-called sanctuary cities Monday, saying the government would take "all lawful steps to claw-back" federal funding awarded to cities that do not fully comply with federal immigration...

South Sudan general resigns, says leader 'disgraced' himself

access_timeFeb 11,2017 chat_bubble_outline26

Yahoo News JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South Sudanese general resigned Saturday while telling President Salva Kiir "you have disgraced yourself" by subjecting the civil war-torn country to ethnic bias and "unacceptable cycles of violence."...

South Sudan general quits, cites army abuses and ethnic bias

access_timeFeb 11,2017 chat_bubble_outline30

Yahoo News By Katharine Houreld NAIROBI (Reuters) - A South Sudanese general has resigned, citing abuses by the security forces against civilians and what he called increasing ethnic favoritism in the military, according to a letter seen by Reuters...

Jeff Sessions confirmed as US attorney general

access_timeFeb 09,2017 chat_bubble_outline38

Yahoo News The US Senate confirmed Jeff Sessions as attorney general Wednesday, despite fierce debate about his civil rights record and Democratic concern over whether he serves as the nation's top law enforcement officer independent from President...

Senators clash bitterly over Trump attorney general pick

access_timeFeb 08,2017 chat_bubble_outline45

Yahoo News Senate Democrat Elizabeth Warren was told to sit down for reading a 1986 letter critical of Sessions written by Coretta Scott King, widow of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. The chamber's Republican leader Mitch McConnell...

Peru Attorney General to seek arrest of ex-President Toledo

access_timeFeb 07,2017 chat_bubble_outline35

Yahoo News LIMA, Peru (AP) — A major corruption scandal shaking politicians across Latin America continued spreading across the region on Tuesday as Peruvian Attorney General Pablo Sanchez said he would seek the arrest of former President Alejandro...

Trump fires acting attorney general for defying migrant ban

access_timeJan 31,2017 chat_bubble_outline60

Yahoo News US President Donald Trump fired the acting attorney general, a holdover from the Obama administration, after she ordered Justice Department attorneys not to defend his controversial immigration orders. In a sharply worded statement, the...

Colts hire Kansas City's Ballard as general manager

access_timeJan 30,2017 chat_bubble_outline33

Yahoo News INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is turning to another first-time general manager to get his franchise back on track....

Military Bank reshuffle: New general director appointed

access_timeJan 18,2017 chat_bubble_outline64

Vietnamnet - The Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank (MBB) has appointed vice-chairman of its board Luu Trung Thai as its general director, with effect from Monday....

Dueling images of attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions

access_timeJan 05,2017 chat_bubble_outline46

Yahoo News CAMDEN, Alabama (AP) — Upperclassmen on the Wilcox County High School football team sometimes harassed the freshmen of 1964. But linebacker Jeff Sessions, a senior who was barely bigger than his younger schoolmates, didn't join in....

Attorney general pick Sessions has dueling images

access_timeJan 05,2017 chat_bubble_outline57

Yahoo News CAMDEN, Alabama (AP) — Senators at next week's confirmation hearing will confront competing versions of Jeff Sessions, the Alabama senator who is President-elect Donald Trump's pick for attorney general....

Rights Group: Testimony links Colombia general to killings

access_timeDec 21,2016 chat_bubble_outline43

WASHINGTON (AP) — Human Rights Watch says that sworn testimony from six Colombian generals implicates the former head of the U.S.-backed army in the extrajudicial killings of civilians....

Arms seized by Islamic State in Syria pose threat to U.S.-led forces: general

access_timeDec 14,2016 chat_bubble_outline53

The head of U.S. forces fighting Islamic State said on Wednesday that weapons seized by the group when they captured the Syrian city of Palmyra posed a danger to U.S.-led coalition in the region, but he said that threat could be managed. Army...

Poland to strip late leader Jaruzelski of general's rank

access_timeDec 13,2016 chat_bubble_outline52

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's defense minister says the government is taking steps to strip the late communist-era leader Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski of his top military rank....

Syrian general says Aleppo offensive in final stages

access_timeDec 13,2016 chat_bubble_outline59

By Laila Bassam and Lisa Barrington ALEPPO, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army and its allies are in the "last moments before declaring victory" in Aleppo, a Syrian military source said, after rebel defenses collapsed on Monday, leaving...

Wolfsburg parts ways with general manager Klaus Allofs

access_timeDec 12,2016 chat_bubble_outline62

WOLFSBURG, Germany (AP) — Relegation-threatened Bundesliga club Wolfsburg has parted ways with general manager Klaus Allofs in a bid to kick-start its troubled season....

Trump taps retired general Kelly for Homeland Security chief

access_timeDec 12,2016 chat_bubble_outline54

Donald Trump announced Monday he will nominate retired general John Kelly to head the Department of Homeland Security, the third ex-military man tapped for a top job in his presidential administration. "General John Kelly's decades of military...

Mexico general says army not happy with law-enforcement role

access_timeDec 09,2016 chat_bubble_outline62

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's top military officer said Thursday that the army is uncomfortable with the law-enforcement role it was given a decade ago when the government launched an offensive against drug cartels....

E-cigarettes a 'major public health concern': US surgeon general

access_timeDec 08,2016 chat_bubble_outline48

E-cigarette use is exploding among young people and is now "a major public health concern," the US Surgeon General warned Thursday, sparking disagreement from experts in Britain where the devices are seen more favorably. The battery-powered devices...

General strike in Greece over new budget cuts

access_timeDec 08,2016 chat_bubble_outline56

Greece's leading unions launched Thursday a general strike that shut down several key sectors in protest over planned new pay cuts and taxes called for by international creditors. The country's international creditors -- fellow EU states and the...

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