Day: February 17, 2015

Delta CEO Links Gulf Carriers To Sept. 11 Attacks (International Business Times)

February 17, 2015

Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson appeared on CNN Monday, linking Persian Gulf carriers Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.CNN Update 4:45 p.m. EST: Delta Air Lines responded to International Business Times’s request for clarification after this story had been published. Spokeswoman Betsy Talton said this in a statement […]

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Trinidad Drilling announces cuts in 2015 capital guidance and operational update (PR Newswire)

February 17, 2015

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES./ TSX SYMBOL: TDG CALGARY, Feb. 17, 2015 /CNW/ – Trinidad Drilling Ltd. (“Trinidad” or “the Company”) announced today that it expects to spend approximately $175 million in capital expenditures in 2015. This includes capital for the completion of previously-announced new builds […]

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Indian Prime Minister Responds To Attacks On Christians (International Business Times)

February 17, 2015

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at the inaugural session of Re-Invest 2015, the first Renewable Energy Global Investors Meet & Expo, in New Delhi, on Feb. 15, 2015. Modi has made renewable energy a priority for his administration, as he looks to capitalize on the falling cost of solar power and address India’s chronic […]

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40,000 Copies of Holy Quran Distributed to Various Beneficiaries (allAfrica.com)

February 17, 2015

Jamaatu Salam, a charitable and non-profit organization based in The Gambia over the weekend handed over 40, 000 copies of the Holy Quran to various beneficiaries across the country and beyond. One thousand copies were presented to the Gambia leader, as a result of the love that he has for the people by organizing quranic […]

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Julie Endee, Others Honored (allAfrica.com)

February 17, 2015

Liberia’s traditional Queen, Amb. Julie Endee of the Liberia Crusaders for Peace over the weekend received the most innovative person of the year award from the Gender International Magazine Publications and Resource Center at the Mamba Point Hotel in Monrovia. According to the organizing committee chair, Mildred Dean, Ambassador Endee was honored for her invaluable […]

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FBI's most wanted cyber criminal arrested in Karachi (The Frontier Post (Pakistan))

February 17, 2015

The Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) cyber crime wing of Karachi on Saturday arrested two high profile cyber criminals wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and counted amongst the top 10 most wanted cyber criminals by the US. According to the FBI website, Noor Aziz Uddin and Farhan Arshad who have a bounty of […]

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International Coalition to Meet in Saudi Arabia over ISIS (Arutz Sheva)

February 17, 2015

Military chiefs from around the world will gather in the Saudi capital on Wednesday to assess the battle against Islamic State extremists, diplomatic sources told AFP. The two-day meeting, a followup to earlier talks, will gather “all the countries that are involved” in the United States-led fight against ISIS, including Gulf nations, one of the […]

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Silk Road Fund to aid long-term projects (China Daily)

February 17, 2015

Central bank chief: Common growth, mutual benefit to direct spending The Silk Road Fund will target medium- and long-term projects that have strategic significance to support the “One Belt, One Road” initiative, said People’s Bank of China Governor Zhou Xiaochuan. President Xi Jinping said on Nov 8 that China will contribute $40 billion to set […]

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