All News - 01 February 2018

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New Brit Africa minister in town• Pledges closer co-operation • . . . scheduled to meet President today

01 February 2018 23:55:38 The Herald

Tendai Mugabe Senior Reporter Britain is looking forward to working closely with Zimbabwe’s new administration led by President Mnangagwa in various areas, including opening a new page where investments beneficial to both countries can be made. British Minister of State for Africa Harriet Baldwin said this after meeting Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Lieutenant-General Sibusiso...

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SA extends permit application deadline

01 February 2018 23:55:37 The Herald

Bulawayo Bureau ZIMBABWEANS in South Africa have welcomed the further extension of the deadline for submissions of the new Zimbabwean Exemption Permit (ZEP), saying many people had failed to apply due to various challenges. The South African Department of Home Affairs on Wednesday further extended the deadline for payments and submissions of supporting documents and...

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Chihuri saga: Businessman’s wife lays kidnapping charges

01 February 2018 23:55:37 The Herald

Fungai Lupande Herald Reporter Wife of Harare businessman Bigboy Pachirera, Marygold, yesterday laid criminal charges of kidnapping and robbery against former police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri at Marlborough Police Station under RRB 3448723. Marygold is alleging that she was kidnapped by police officers — Nemaisa, Nxumalo and Jachi — who sexually harassed and threatened her to disclose...

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Be patient, President urges Zimbabweans

01 February 2018 23:55:37 The Herald

Bulawayo Bureau PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has urged Zimbabweans to be patient while his administration is working to fix the economy, saying the country’s challenges cannot be solved overnight. The President, through a video posted on his Facebook page, said people should work together to achieve the desired results. President Mnangagwa was responding to comments made by...

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Chipanga’s application dismissed

01 February 2018 23:55:37 The Herald

Margaret Matibiri Herald Correspondent Former Zanu-PF youth leader Kudzanayi Chipanga’s application for relaxation of bail conditions was yesterday dismissed by a Harare magistrate. Mrs Rumbidzai Mugwagwa advised Chipanga to approach the High Court. She said it was the High Court that had granted him bail and the same court should make a decision on the matter....

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Davis Cup draw today

01 February 2018 23:55:37 The Herald

Ellina Mhlanga Sports Reporter IT’S just a day to go before Zimbabwe take on Turkey in the first round of the Europe/Africa Group II tomorrow at Harare Sports Club and Mehluli Sibanda, the youngest player in the team, is positive they can upset the visitors. The draw for the tie will be held this morning at...

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Young people fight to ban 'humiliating' virginity tests for newlyweds in Indian tribal community

01 February 2018 23:34:56 WN.com - Asia News

Campaigners are fighting to stop brides from a nomadic tribal group in India being forced to take “humiliating”...

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Fox, Hendry lead NZ charge at #WS6Perth 02.02.2018

01 February 2018 23:34:56 WN.com - Asia News

Ryan Fox and Michael Hendry will spearhead the Kiwi assault at the ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth, both coming off standout seasons in 2017. Hendry became the first New Zealander to win their home Open since Mahal Pearce in 2003 which he followed up with a second place finish in the Japan Tour's Gate Way to The Open - The Mizuno Open, enough to see him make his major debut at the 146th Open Championship. While he finished outside the top-24 at last year's ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth, Hendry said he enjoyed the concept which puts a twist on a regular 72 hole stroke play tournament. 'I really enjoyed it, unfortunately I didn't make the match play aspect last year and played only three days...

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$300,000 worth of multicultural project grants up for grabs

01 February 2018 23:34:56 WN.com - Asia News

Community groups and other organisations across Queensland can now apply for a share of up to $300,000 in multicultural project grants. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Stirling Hinchliffe is encouraging eligible not-for-profit organisations, community groups and local councils to apply for a multicultural project grant under the second round of the Celebrating Multicultural...

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Minister off racing at Townsville with prizemoney on the rise

01 February 2018 23:34:56 WN.com - Asia News

Racing Minister Stirling Hinchliffe will be trackside at Townsville's Cluden Park racecourse today as local owners, trainers and jockeys compete for a slice of the increased prizemoney being pumped into the industry. Mr Hinchliffe said Townsville racing industry participants are amongst the first in Queensland to vie for a share of the additional $12 million in annual prizemoney now...

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Te Matapuna Wetland Restoration

01 February 2018 23:34:56 WN.com - Asia News

The work is an excellent example of community collaboration between the DOC and Project Tongariro and is supported by the local community, iwi and a variety of other agencies. Te Matapuna wetland is situated between Oruatua and Waihi along the southern shores of Lake Taupo. This special area contains birds such as the nationally endangered Australasian bittern and other rare birds including spotless crake,...

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Chorus advisory | Weather impact on telecommunications services

01 February 2018 23:34:56 WN.com - Asia News

Published 02/02/2018 Chorus' copper and fibre networks are largely operating as usual in most parts of New Zealand despite the storm across many parts of the country. The majority of the issues on the networks have been caused by power outages. Chorus has back-up batteries within the street cabinets which...

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Kanuk: “The most important thing for me is victory”

01 February 2018 23:34:56 WN.com - Asia News

Maccabi Tel Aviv's brand new midfielder, Gidi Kanuk spoke to the Official Website about coming aboard the Yellow & Blue. The 24-year old who joined Maccabi from Pakhtakor Tashkent looked ahead to the challenge that he's ready to grab with both hands: 'I feel great and I waited a long time for this...

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Is The Wrong Stuff Stalling Your Career?

01 February 2018 23:34:56 WN.com - Asia News

Some studies show that half to two-thirds of business managers will be fired, demoted, or will simply plateau at some point in their careers. You could be headed for an unexpected derailment. Why? Because you may be focusing on the wrong behavior and skills. Here's how to focus on "the right stuff." ......

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Feds May Remove Marijuana Banking Protections, Treasury Department Says

01 February 2018 23:34:56 WN.com - Asia News

The Trump administration is "consulting with law enforcement" about potentially rescinding Obama-era guidance that protects banks serving the legal marijuana industry. ......

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Robots Learn To Move Like Humans Using Virtual Reality

01 February 2018 23:34:56 WN.com - Asia News

The human commandeers the robot like an avatar, so the movements of the human are mirrored by the robot. Human moves, robot moves, robot learns by experience. ......

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Dumbledore's Sexuality Is More Complicated Than It Sounds In 'Fantastic Beasts'

01 February 2018 23:34:56 WN.com - Asia News

Sorcerery sometimes meets homosexuality in the 'Harry Potter' universe. ......

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The Largest Planetarium in The Western Hemisphere

01 February 2018 23:34:56 WN.com - Asia News

How do you get children interested in a career in STEM? The Liberty Science Center hopes their new planetarium sparks the interest of future scientists. ......

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Predicting Justin Timberlake's Super Bowl Set List

01 February 2018 23:34:56 WN.com - Asia News

Using Pandora data to pick which songs JT should sing at Sunday's Super Bowl Halftime Show. ......

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Digital Health: Easy Entry, Difficult Exit

01 February 2018 23:34:56 WN.com - Asia News

In digital health, a sound investment can often require a logical clinical development path similar to bringing a prescription drug to market. ......

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Beware of ‘predatory’ Chinese investment in the Americas, warns Rex Tillerson

01 February 2018 23:34:55 WN.com - Asia News

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday warned countries in the Western Hemisphere to beware of Chinese investment, saying it is reminiscent of European colonialism. He also derided Russia for selling weaponry to unfriendly, authoritarian governments in the region. Before embarking Thursday on a five-nation trip to Latin America, Tillerson said China seeks only to enrich itself with investment and development projects. He said regional governments should protect themselves against......

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Russia looking to send tourists to the International Space Station

01 February 2018 23:34:55 WN.com - Asia News

Russia is planning to send paying tourists on the International Space Station out on spacewalks for the first time, an official from the country’s space industry said on Thursday. “We are discussing the possibility of sending tourists on spacewalks,” Vladimir Solntsev, the head of Russian space company Energia, told Russian tabloid Komsomolskaya Pravda. “Market analysts have confirmed this: wealthy people are ready to pay money for this,” Solntsev told the paper.......

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Government, SPLM-N al-Hilu kick off talks on truce in Sudan's Two Areas

01 February 2018 23:24:49 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

February 1, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese government and the SPLM-N led by Abdel Aziz al-Hilu Thursday handed over their proposals on an agreement to end the fighting in the South Kordofan and Blue Nile States. The two delegations resumed talks for a cessation of hostilities agreement in the Two Areas for the first time since 16 months when they failed to sign a humanitarian cessation of hostilities agreement in August 2016. The SPLM-N delegation, at the time, demanded that 20 % of the (...) - News / Sudan , Government peace talks with SPLM-N , FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

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Freed Saudi tycoons face business challenge

01 February 2018 23:20:03 The Daily Star >> News >> Middle East

Cheering supporters greeted Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal when he arrived at his skyscraper offices in Riyadh after his release from detention in an anti-corruption crackdown.

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UPS leads S&P 500 down after earnings disappoint

01 February 2018 23:12:44 WN.com - Asia News

A 6.5% plunge in United Parcel Service shares after the corporate giant reported earnings at 1 pm Eastern Standard Time was the trigger for a general decline in the broad US market index. The delivery service had its worst day in three years after it...

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‘Hallmarks of a Genocide’: AP Claims to Discover Five Rohingya Mass Graves

01 February 2018 23:12:44 WN.com - Asia News

The Associated Press (AP) says it’s discovered five mass graves in the village of Gu Dar Pyin, Rakhine State, which they say was destroyed in late August. AP goes on to claim that the mass graves are evidence of a systematic massacre of Rohingya Muslims by the Myanmar government. ......

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AP Finds Evidence of Graves, Rohingya Massacre in Myanmar

01 February 2018 22:58:06 WN.com - Asia News

The faces of the men half buried in the mass graves had been burned away by acid or blasted by bullets. Noor Kadir finally recognized his friends only by the colors of their shorts. Kadir and 14 others, all Rohingya Muslims in the Myanmar village of Gu Dar Pyin, had been choosing players for the soccer-like game of chinlone when the gunfire began. They scattered from what sounded like hard rain on a tin roof. By the time the Myanmar military stopped shooting, only Kadir and two teammates were left alive. Days later, Kadir found six of his friends among the bodies in two graves. They were among at least five mass graves, all previously unreported, confirmed by The Associated Press through...

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VOA Interview: Bill Richardson Discusses Myanmar, Rohingya

01 February 2018 22:58:06 WN.com - Asia News

VOA contributor Greta Van Susteren interviewed former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson about Myanmar, the Rohingya crisis and his resignation from an advisory committee to give recommendations on a report on refugees in Bangladesh. Van Susteren: Governor, nice to see you, sir. Richardson: Thank you, Greta, nice to be with you. Van Susteren: Governor, you were just recently in Myanmar. Why were you there? Richardson: Well, I had been appointed by Aung San Suu Kyi to an advisory committee to give recommendations on the Kofi Annan report on refugees in Bangladesh and other issues and I resigned because I felt the advisory commission was a whitewash and I had a...

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Lifecell Ventures launched money transfer via its innovative communication app, BiP - 1/2/2018

01 February 2018 22:58:06 WN.com - Asia News

Lifecell Ventures launched money transfer via its innovative communication app, BiP Istanbul, February 1st, 2018 - Lifecell Ventures, introduces a new era in money transfers via its IP based communication application BiP, which also allows individual or group instant messaging, voice and video calls, as well as location sharing and gaming features. BiP, as a digital communication and life platform now allows it's users to transfer money as quickly and easily as sending an instant message. Turkcell (NYSE: TKC), (BIST:TCELL) Group's...

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SKY INTRODUCES ITS AMAZON ALEXA SKILL

01 February 2018 22:58:06 WN.com - Asia News

SKY has launched a SKY TV skill for Amazon Alexa which will allow Kiwis to discover what's on TV using only their voice. The Amazon Echo Family of Alexa-enabled devices are now available in New Zealand and SKY has been working closely with Amazon to develop one of the inaugural New Zealand launch skills. Once a customer enables the skill for Alexa, the SKY TV skill allows users to interact with the company's Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) to find out more about what's on any of the channels available on the SKY platform. The SKY TV Alexa skill can be used by anyone with an Alexa-enabled device such as the Amazon Echo, Echo Plus or Echo Dot and provides a convenient voice-activated...

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