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First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 9 mins ago - 1 reports

Killing of a British hostage by Isis would shift opinion on air strikes in Iraq and Syria

The confirmation that a Briton could be the next hostage to be killed by Isis will put the spotlight on the Government’s strategy for handling such crises. When David Cameron chaired a G8 summit in Northern Ireland last year, he rallied leaders of the ... [Published The Independent - 13 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Ukraine crisis and the two imperialisms

Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin at the G8 summit in June last year (Pic: Pete Souza on Wikimedia Commons)Confronted with all the reports of a Russian invasion of south-eastern Ukraine, we need to remember the Gulf of Tonkin incident. Almost exactly 50 ... [Published Socialist Worker - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Hollande and Alwaleed meet at Elysee Palace

French President François Hollande and Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), held a meeting on Friday at the French presidential palace, The Elysee.During the meeting, Hollande and Prince Alwaleed discussed political, economic ... [Published Arab News - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Commentary: G8 Summits: Failing paradigm of global governance

By D. Markie SpringThe G8 Summit is only empty promises, enormous power and influence!Moreover, this forum comprises governments from eight of the world’s most powerful economies relative to nominal gross domestic product (GDP) with higher human development ... [Published Caribbean News Now! - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Destination Fermanagh Lakelands for NITB Board

Board members of the Northern Ireland Tourist Board got the chance to appreciate the pulling power of Fermanagh recently when they headed west for their latest board meeting.The meeting was held in the headquarters of Waterways Ireland in the county’s ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Northern Ireland hotels buoyed by high profile events

A wave of large-scale events helped boost the hotel trade last year with both occupancy and room rates heading higher, according to a new report.ASM’s Annual Hotel Industry Survey 74.8% of all hotel rooms were occupied in 2014, a 1.6% jump on the previous ... [Published Ulster Business - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Sendai joins Hiroshima as host city candidate for G8 summit in 2016

TOKYO —Sendai Mayor Emiko Okuyama announced Tuesday that the Miyagi city will throw its hat in the ring to host the 2016 G8 summit in Japan.Sendai becomes the second city to apply to host the summit after Hiroshima signaled its attention to host the G8 ... [Published Japan Today - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Dearne MP calls on David Cameron to make trade deal happen

Dearne MP John Healey has called on the Prime Minister to appoint a senior minister to take responsibility for a key EU-US trade deal.After the departure of Ken Clarke in the latest cabinet reshuffle, no senior minister was responsible for the transatlantic ... [Published Thorne & District Gazette - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Access to Information Hearings Resume

Information Commissioner of Canada, Suzanne Legault, says Newfoundland and Labrador's Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act struggles to achieve the correct balance between making information available to the public, and providing necessary ... [Published VOCM - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Tax dodging wont be curbed until poorest countries have a fairer say

Last year, tax justice campaigners were celebrating a milestone in the battle to prevent international tax avoidance as world leaders agreed to take action on corporate tax dodging. These measures included introducing greater transparency to make sure ... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Food, farming and antibiotics: a health challenge for business

Antibiotics are often used in animal feed to promote growth. Photograph: Sandeep Subba/ The miracle drug of the 20th century is in danger of running out of power. Antibiotic use in both humans and animals is contributing to a reservoir of resistant bacteria ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Frequentis to provide communications and control system for Bavarian Police

Frequentis and the Bavarian State Office of Criminal Investigation (Bayerischen Landeskriminalamt) have signed a contract to provide new integrated communication and control systems for police control centres across the whole of Bavaria in Germany.A key ... [Published Wireless Magazine - Aug 05 2014]

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A spokesman for the Department for International Development said: "The UK has made strong progress on trade, tax and transparency following last year’s G8 in Loch Erne, benefiting countries across the world including the poorest nations. Britain will maintain momentum to improve tax collection, break down trade barriers and promote transparency in developing countries." In Zambia, a leaked audit report suggested that Mopani Copper Mines had failed to pay tens of millions of dollars due in local tax...
...We were told: "Once Gaddafi is gone, the Libyan people will be able to breathe freely and democracy will come to Libya." These weren't just unofficial statements. They were made publicly by the leaders of major powers...
...club, the significance of which has been mostly defined by the prestige of being next to the US and European leaders lately, he said, adding that "the G8 agenda has lost its significance after the creation of G20 ."

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Criminals and corrupt politicians steal $1trn a... [Published The Independent - 10 hours ago]
Killing of a British hostage by Isis would shif... [Published The Independent - 13 hours ago]
Ukraine crisis and the two imperialisms [Published Socialist Worker - 15 hours ago]
Seven warships move into Cardiff Bay as world l... [Published itv.com - 17 hours ago]
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov addresses studen... [Published Noodls - 21 hours ago]
No One Exempting Russia From G8, Partners 'Skip... [Published RIA Novosti - Sep 01 2014]
From Laois to China, every sofa's dream begins ... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 31 2014]
Hollande and Alwaleed meet at Elysee Palace [Published Arab News - Aug 30 2014]
French President Hollande & Prince Alwaleed Mee... [Published Zawya.com - Aug 30 2014]
East meets Far East [Published The Hindu - Aug 30 2014]
Commentary: G8 Summits: Failing paradigm of glo... [Published Caribbean News Now! - Aug 30 2014]
Protesters descend on masters of war summit [Published Morning Star Online - Aug 30 2014]
Russia fires back at NATO Canada’s ‘Not Russia’... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Aug 28 2014]
Destination Fermanagh Lakelands for NITB Board [Published Travel and Tour World - Aug 28 2014]
Strive: Saving lives through Facebook [Published New Zimbabwe.com - Aug 28 2014]
Northern Ireland hotels buoyed by high profile ... [Published Ulster Business - Aug 27 2014]
Sendai joins Hiroshima as host city candidate f... [Published Japan Today - Aug 26 2014]
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov gives a briefing... [Published Noodls - Aug 26 2014]
Ending world hunger [Published Philippine Online Chronicles - Aug 24 2014]
Celebrating Her Majesty Queen Noor's Birthday [Published King Hussein Foundation - Aug 24 2014]
Turkish main opposition: Small-timer Davutoğlu ... [Published Turkish Daily - Aug 22 2014]
Ebola virus and other viruses [Published Daily Sun - Aug 22 2014]
Should Twitter, Facebook and Google Executives ... [Published Intercept - Aug 21 2014]
FBI Hostage Negotiators Share Their Insight on ... [Published The Atlantic Wire - Aug 21 2014]
Miriam Donohoe: Dementia knows no mercy -- not ... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 21 2014]
Dumb Tech Conference Sues Pointless Tech Confer... [Published Gawker - Aug 20 2014]
Why we need to bet on 2015 [Published Devex - Aug 20 2014]
How Corruption Goes Global [opinion] [Published Individual.com - Aug 20 2014]
Dearne MP calls on David Cameron to make trade ... [Published Thorne & District Gazette - Aug 20 2014]
Games had impact on local policing - Rennie [Published Central Fife Times - Aug 18 2014]
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Tax dodging wont be curbed until poorest countr... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Aug 13 2014]
Last year, tax justice campaigners were celebrating a milestone in the battle to prevent international tax avoidance as world leaders agreed to take action on corporate tax dodging. These measures included introducing greater transparency to make sure ...
Give Impact Investing Time and Space to Develop [Published Acumen Fund Blog - Aug 11 2014]
Sasha Dichter, Acumen’s Chief Innovation Officer originally wrote this piece on the  HBR Blog. Impact investing has captured the world’s imagination. Just six years after the Rockefeller Foundation coined the term, the sector is booming. An estimated ...
World: USAID Announcements at the African Leade... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 06 2014]
Source: US Agency for International DevelopmentCountry: United States of America, World Tuesday, August 5, 2014 USAID Press Office +1.202.712.4320 |Email: USAIDPressOfficers@usaid.gov |Twitter: @USAIDPress WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today at the first-ever ...
Africa: Remarks at a Working Session on Resilie... [Published Africa - Aug 04 2014]
div id="doctitle"> Remarks at a Working Session on Resilience and Food Security in a Changing Climate RemarksJohn KerrySecretary of StateNational Academy of SciencesWashington, DCAugust 4, 2014 div id="centerblock"> Thank you very, very much. ...
25C3 - collapsing the european security archite... [Published SecurityTube.Net - Aug 04 2014]
Collapsing the European security architectureMore security-critical behaviour in Europe!At the latest since 9/11, the EU took severe changes in their home affairs policy. New agreements and institutions were created to facilitate police networking (Europol, ...
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Berlusconi: excluding Russia from summit "count... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 25 2014]
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