Masraf Al Rayan and Al Khaliji make modest gains on QSE despite race to the bottom

Masraf Al Rayan and Al Khaliji, who received approval from the financial regulator for the merger, made modest gains on Wednesday on the Qatar Stock Exchange, which otherwise entered the second day of a downtrend.Despite the bullish outlook for retail investors and increased net purchases by Gulf institutions, the Qatar …

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Pair could be in big trouble due to underwater logging in the Savannah River

AIKEN, SC (WRDW / WAGT) – Two men from South Carolina made the Aiken County Jail newspaper for something you might not have expected. They had been searching for timber that has been at the bottom of the Savannah River for more than 100 years, authorities said. And it’s against …

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Human rights: 10 years later and companies have a new responsibility

06/16/2021 June 2021 marks the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGP), but as Desiree Abrahams of the Global Plan of Action explains, the impacts of business on the environment appear as a new frontier in the protection of society. …

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Huge flock of declining shorebirds discovered in South Carolina

CHARLESTON, SC (June 15, 2021) – It’s not every day that someone discovers a new science show about bird migration. It is even more unexpected that such an encounter – in this case, tens of thousands of shorebirds flocking together on their annual journey north – would be a stone’s …

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Lebanon grapples with removal of infant formula subsidies

PARIS: Iranian presidential favorite Ebrahim Raisi has used his position at the heart of the justice system for serious rights violations, including mass executions of political prisoners, activists say. They say Raisi – who now has victory in sight on Friday after even conservative rivals were disqualified during verification – …

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Progress towards elections, guarantee the protection of human rights and uphold the rule of law in Mali

Thank you, Mr. Chairman, and my thanks to SRSG El-Ghassim Wane and Ms. Maiga for their views and ideas. Mr President, first of all, like many of my colleagues on the Council, I am deeply concerned by the recent coup d’état in Mali and its consequences for the return to …

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Here’s the math secret to the cheapest student loan repayment strategy

The problem: About 750,000 Colorado residents are struggling with nearly $ 28 billion in student loan debt, according to the state attorney general’s office. One solution: ask local mathematicians how to pay off debt in the most cost effective way. Yu-Jui Huang, Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics at CU, collaborated …

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UAE imposes new COVID-19 travel measures for passengers from countries like India and Pakistan

BEIRUT: Lebanese prosecutors have been instructed to crack down on the monopoly on food and petroleum products as political, security and diplomatic concerns grow over explosive daily protests. Spontaneous protests also demand access to medicines, fuel, hospitalization and electricity.The American University of Beirut’s Crisis Observatory warned that “the risk of …

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USDA to provide nearly $ 42 million for drought relief

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is offering $ 41.8 million for drought response in Arizona, California, Colorado and Oregon. Funding will be provided through the Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) to address the impacts of drought and other natural resource challenges. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) provides …

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