Posts Tagged ‘capital’

New venture capital fund aims to become Israel’s space-tech pioneer

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Capital Link Celebrates Greek Culture and Education in Webinar

John Calamos was among the featured speakers of the Capital link webinar celebrating Greek Culture and education upon the endowment of a new chair at Ohio State University. Credit: Calamos Investments Capital Link, a financial services company based in New York City, organized a webinar on Tuesday highlighting the importance of Greek culture and education […]

Capital Link to Host Webinar on Greek-American Culture and Education

Capital Link will sponsor a webinar on the subject “Culture and Education Among Greek-Americans” on April 7. Credit: Facebook/Capital Link A webinar sponsored by Capital Link titled “Culture and Education among Greek Americans” will be streamed worldwide on April 7 on the occasion of the establishment of the Miltiadis Marinakis Endowed Professorship for Modern Greek Language […]

Positive prospect seen for capital market: SEO head

TEHRAN- The head of Iran’s Securities and Exchange Organization (SEO)said that the prospect for the capital market has always been positive in the long run, and added that according to statistics, the country’s economy has emerged from recession and the companies’ profit making has increased. Saying that macroeconomic variables in the past [Iranian calendar] year […]

Thousands Protest Coronavirus Restrictions and Vaccines in Romanian Capital (EU)

Thousands of protesters gathered in Romania’s capital, Bucharest, on Sunday to protest COVID-19 restrictions and vaccinations, which they fear will become compulsory. Photos taken by The Associated Press and others on social media showed large crowds carrying signs and other materials with anti-mask and anti-vaccine slogans, including one reading, “Say no to forced vaccination.” ROMANIA […]

Capital Versus Biosphere: An Eco-social Agenda Fit for the Times

The coronavirus pandemic has been a reminder of humanity’s inherent interconnection with the natural world. At the same time, the crisis threatens to further deprioritise climate action when it is needed most urgently. Joan Herrera i Torres, former leader of the Catalan Green party, proposes an eco-social agenda for post-Covid Europe based on three key […]

Saudi Arabia says it intercepted Houthi missile attack over capital

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Rouhani inaugurates major freeway near capital Tehran

TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday inaugurated a 158-kilometers-long freeway near capital Tehran through a virtual ceremony, IRNA reported. Implemented with a total investment of 70 trillion rials (about $1.66 billion), the freeway project called “Ghadir” connects Abyek city in Qazvin province to Varamin in southern Tehran after passing through the Alborz province. Over […]

Chinese Find Ancient Xianyang, Lost Capital of the Qin Dynasty

A team of archaeologists from the Shaanxi Academy of Archaeology have been busy for the past few years working on an assignment worth envying, reports China Daily. Deep in the Chinese central interior, they have been carrying out excavations at a site where the ancient Xianyang capital was once located. Modern Xianyang, just next door, […]

Major police raids carried out around German capital after Islamist group, which called for death of Jews, outlawed by authorities

More than 800 officers were on duty as police in Berlin and Brandenburg carried out 26 raids across the region to enforce a ban on a Salafist group which was advocating terrorist attacks and the killing of Jews. Berlin Interior Senator Andreas Geisel told a news conference on Thursday that 19 members of the Jama’atu […]

Thousands march in Myanmar’s capital as military warns protesters

Thousands marched in the streets of Myanmar’s capital Naypyidaw, attempting to avoid clashes as security forces were deployed. The military junta warned it was prepared to use lethal force against rallies inciting “riot and anarchy”. Three demonstrators were killed over the weekend and there was a funeral on Sunday for a woman who died from […]

Indonesian capital hit by monsoon floods with over 1,000 evacuated

Severe flooding across several areas in the Indonesian capital forced more than a thousand people to flee their homes on Saturday, with the country’s meteorology agency warning the conditions were set to continue for the next week. Some 1,380 Jakarta residents were evacuated from southern and eastern areas of the city, home to 10 million […]

O’ Redwan! Unveil Your Image As the Capital of Freedom

Posted on February 16, 2021 by martyrashrakat Translated by Staff In tribute to martyr leader Hajj Imad Mughniyeh, a song subtitled by al-Ahed News, displaying Hajj Imad Mughniyeh driving a bus with passengers as resistance fighters who are heading towards occupied al-Quds.   Share this: Like this: Like Loading… Related Filed under: Hezbollah, Martyrdom | […]

National Guard Presence in Capital to Cost American Taxpayers $483 Million

The Pentagon revealed Monday that the cost to American taxpayers of having thousands of National Guard members in the nation’s capital is an estimated $483 million. That figure covers the National Guard troop presence from January 6, 2020, when federal authorities first requested them, through mid-March, when 5,000 National Guard members are slated to be […]

Admin’s first signals show Biden will spend no political capital on Palestine

The new Joe Biden administration has begun issuing policy statements about the Middle East and the clear signs are that it will do nothing to try to revive the so-called peace process, and it’s not going to try all that hard on the Iran deal either. Biden obviously has a lot on his plate. But […]

The Reddit Revolution, GameStop And Melvin Capital

By Glenn Greenwald, Substack. January 29, 2021 | Educate! Above photo: A GameStop store in Alhambra, California on January 27, 2021. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images. One of the most interesting and potentially significant conflicts to happen in some time — not just financially but culturally and politically — deserves serious scrutiny. A remarkable […]

Biden will spend no political capital on Palestine, Iran deal

Biden administration’s first signals on the Middle East The new Joe Biden administration has begun issuing policy statements about the Middle East and the clear signs are that it will do nothing to try to revive the so-called peace process, and it’s not going to try all that hard on the Iran deal either. Biden […]

India farmer leaders condemn violent scenes in capital but refuse to end protests

The leaders of a farmers’ collective in India on Wednesday denounced the violent scenes that rocked the capital during a “tractor rally” on the country’s annual Republic Day but refused to end their months-long protest. The Samyukt Kisan Morcha, the umbrella group spearheading the protests against controversial government reforms of the agriculture sector, blamed the […]

The Nara Period: Japan’s First Permanent Capital

The Nara period lasted from 710 to 784/94 AD. This period in Japanese history is named after the seat of imperial government in the ancient city of Nara. This was the country’s first permanent capital, and was modelled after Chang’an, the capital of the neighboring Chinese Tang dynasty. Indeed, the Nara period is notable for […]

Clashes in capital’s Mea Shearim over lockdown; many Haredi schools said to open

Clashes broke out Thursday in Jerusalem’s ultra-Orthodox Mea Shearim neighborhood as police enforced lockdown rules there, with dozens of Haredi schools reported to be open in violation of coronavirus restrictions. Police said rocks and bags of trash were thrown at officers, who detained seven people on suspicion of violating public order. A police statement said […]

Tennessee Capital: Group Demands Racial Equality And Medicare For All

By Kathleen Serie, FOX17. January 14, 2021 Above photo: From Twitter. NOTE: It is critical that we fight this year for a People’s Agenda to bring economic security to everyone and end state violence against the people. Nashville, TN – A social justice group out of Knoxville, Tennessee made the trek to the State Capitol building […]

A Prayer of Outrage and Hope for our Country After the Siege of our Capital

A president who refuses to accept defeat, Who continues to insist that facts are on his side, Who asks his followers to overturn the results of a free democratic election, Who calls for insurrection and violence Is a stain on the sacred office. A leader who downplays the severity of a deadly virus Who encourages […]

How will Orlando, world’s theme-park capital, recover from 2020?

The year 2020 brought images of Orlando never seen before. Interstate 4, the eternally traffic-clogged gateway to the theme parks, was quiet. The Magic Kingdom, the world’s busiest park, was empty for months, a happy place that previously had shut down for just a day or two for hurricanes or other emergencies. The coronavirus pandemic […]

Large Car Bomb Kills 9 In Afghanistan’s Capital, Official Says

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A car bomb blast that rocked Afghanistan’s capital Sunday morning killed at least nine people, according to the Afghan Interior Ministry. Interior Minister Masoud Andarabi told reporters at the site of the attack that the attack wounded around 20 others, including a member of parliament, Khan Mohammad Wardak. Andarabi said the […]

Official: Large car bomb kills 9 in Afghan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A car bomb blast that rocked Afghanistan’s capital Sunday morning killed at least nine people, according to the Afghan Interior Ministry. Interior Minister Masoud Andarabi told reporters at the site of the attack that the attack wounded around 20 others, including a member of parliament, Khan Mohammad Wardak. Andarabi said the […]

India’s Capital Surrounded by 65,000 Protesting Farmers

An estimated 65,000 farmers gathered on the outskirts of India’s national capital, New Delhi, on Tuesday to protest three new agricultural laws they say undermine their labor rights, the Times of India reported. Tens of thousands of farmers have traveled to New Delhi since November 25 to participate in the protests, setting up camp on […]

‘Country’s monetary system must be directed towards a capital system’

TEHRAN – Gholam-Hossein Jamili, a member of the board of the Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA), believes that directing the country’s monetary system towards a capital system could divert limited financial resources to wealth creation and reduce inflation. “Now that the government has targeted a 22-percent inflation rate for the next […]

Hundreds march in Ohio capital over police shooting of Black man

Hundreds of protesters rallied on Friday evening in downtown Columbus, Ohio, demanding justice and transparency from investigations into the killing last week of a young Black man shot by a sheriff’s deputy outside his home. The crowd, shown in footage broadcast by local news outlets and on social media, marched downtown toward the Ohio statehouse […]

Armenians Storm Capital Demanding PM Resign After Azerbaijan Victory Parade

Anti-government demonstrations once again took place in Armenia’s capital, Yerevan, on Friday demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan after Azerbaijan held a victory parade to celebrate its seizure of the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. While Nagorno-Karabakh is technically part of Azerbaijan, the vast majority of its population is ethnically Armenian and Baku and had […]

Slipping, sliding and skating: Ice covers the Ukrainian capital Kyiv

Heavy rain and sub-zero temperatures have covered the Ukrainian capital Kyiv in ice. Videos captured in recent days have shown cars skidding on icy roads, pedestrians sliding down pavements and even a German diplomat skating to work. The downpours, which began earlier this week, left surface water that froze quickly creating vast areas of ice. […]

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