Day: June 25, 2020

Virgin Hyperloop and Spirit AeroSystems Announce Collaboration Agreement

June 25, 2020

The companies will work together on the hyperloop prototype as Virgin Hyperloop moves toward a commercial design and creates a new global supply chain LOS ANGELES and WICHITA, Kan., June 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Spirit AeroSystems [NYSE: SPR] has joined in partnership with Virgin Hyperloop as it prepares to move towards a commercial product. […]

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What is next for Burundi under new president?

June 25, 2020

Evariste Ndayishimiye, Burundi’s new president, has his plate full, having assumed power in the wake of troubled years characterized by economic decline amid international isolation, according to an analyst. Ndayishimiye was inaugurated on June 18 for a seven-year term in office, two months earlier than the schedule. The 52-year-old from the ruling party the CNDD-FDD, […]

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Bangladesh: Rohingya plea for refugee camp cemeteries

June 25, 2020

A Rohingya rights group has asked the Bangladeshi refugee commissioner’s office to allocate a plot of land for members of the minority group to bury the bodies of deceased Rohingya. The official application, submitted on June 14 by the Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH) lamented that after two years  encamped near […]

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Kazim Koyuncu: Pioneering Laz musician

June 25, 2020

A Turkish singer known for blending traditional Black Sea folk music with rock rhythms is being commemorated on Thursday on the 15th anniversary of his passing. Earlier this week, due to the coronavirus outbreak, Kazim Koyuncu’s family announced the cancelation of an annual commemoration ceremony in his hometown in the Black Sea province of Artvin. […]

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Zimbabwe’s banned ‘kombi’ operators turn vehicles to mobile stores

June 25, 2020

Known as kombis in Zimbabwe, commuter omnibuses are no more, but in residential areas they have resurfaced, with conductors this time not shouting out for passengers, but for customers to rush for buying wares strewn on vehicles’ rooftops and seats once occupied by passengers before the pandemic. Since the genesis of the nationwide lockdown to […]

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ANALYSIS – Can al-Kadhimi government be successful in Iraq?

June 25, 2020

Mustafa al-Kadhimi’s government was established six months after Adel Abdul-Mahdi resigned due to the anti-government protests, which started in Iraq in September 2019. Can Mustafa al-Kadhimi’s government be successful? The ethno-sectarian distribution system — the distribution of government resources among the political parties — has become the main backbone of politics in the post-2003 period […]

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PROFILE – 11 years since passing of pop legend Michael Jackson

June 25, 2020

Pop sensation and global icon Michael Jackson is being remembered on Thursday, 11 years after his death, for his significant contribution to culture in the 20th century.   Also known for being the greatest entertainer in the history of music, Jackson was an American singer, dancer, entertainer, and recording artist who started his career in […]

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OPINION – From personal interest to institutional insight: The Palestinian issue

June 25, 2020

First of all, we convey our condolences to all the martyrs who have given their lives to our blessed path and the servants of our world of spirituality, and we ask for mercy. Their way is our way, their troubles are our troubles. May our sentence be worthy of our ancestors and those who migrated […]

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