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HCM City: 1,000 start-up projects to receive support

person Orange Themes access_time Jul 20,2016

The Ho Chi Minh City Young Businesspeople Association (YBA) has said it will support 1,000 creative start-up projects during the 2016-2020 period.

Image : Jihadist siege chokes Syria's Deir Ezzor

Jihadist siege chokes Syria's Deir Ezzor

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 25,2016

In the Syrian city of Deir Ezzor, a two-year siege by the Islamic State group has forced taxi driver Mohammed al-Obeid to find a new job and turned its park into a cemetery. Instead of ferrying customers around the eastern city with its fuel

Image : Anthony Rizzo wants more drug testing in wake of Starling Marte PED suspension

Anthony Rizzo wants more drug testing in wake of Starling Marte PED suspension

person Orange Themes access_time Apr 19,2017

Anthony Rizzo wants more drug testing in wake of Starling Marte PED suspension One player who offered some criticism -- not of Marte, but of the testing system at large -- was Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. Rizzo's beef? Not enough

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Italy welcomes 41 Syrian refugees, seeks bridges not walls

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Italy welcomes 41 Syrian refugees, seeks bridges not walls

ROME (AP) — Italian government and church officials have welcomed 41 Syrian refugees at Rome's airport, saying they wanted to show solidarity at a time when the U.S. is sending refugees away and building walls to keep them out.

The Syrian children were given balloons as they arrived, and a colorful sign reading "Welcome to Italy" greeted the latest group of refugees to be resettled in the country via an agreement between the government and a Catholic-Protestant collaboration.

Italy's deputy foreign minister, Mario Giro, greeted the Syrians and insisted on the obligation to welcome those fleeing war. He said walls, as proposed by the Trump administration, have been shown not to work. What works, he said, is the organized acceptance and distribution of refugees, coupled with economic accords with countries of origin.

Ex-Congo Republic opposition leader arrested after months in hiding

BRAZZAVILLE (Reuters) - A former opposition leader in Republic of Congo was arrested on Tuesday for arms possession after months in hiding, police said.Okombi Salissa, who lost last year's election to President Denis Sassou Nguesso, but accused the longtime leader of rigging the poll, had an arrest warrant out against him since December for holding weapons."This arrest was made without violence. It is part of an investigation against (Salissa), concerning an attack on state security," the… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Online game about lost sea hero helps scientists studying dementia

By Kate KellandLONDON (Reuters) - An online game following the journey of an elderly former sea explorer who has lost his memories has helped scientists lead a vast international dementia study and given important preliminary results about human orientation skills.The game, called Sea Quest Hero and developed by Deutsche Telekom and Alzheimer’s Research UK, was launched in May and has already generated enough data to help create a global benchmark for the human brain's navigational processes… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Syrian army says has formed volunteer corps to fight militants

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria's army said on Tuesday it had formed a new corps made of volunteers to fight alongside its soldiers and allies "to eradicate terrorism"."In response to the rapid developments of events, to support the successes of armed forces and to meet people's wishes to put an end to terrorist acts in the Syrian Arab Republic, the general command of the armed forces announces the formation of a Fifth Stormtrooper Corps of volunteers," an army statement said.(Reporting by Lisa… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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