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Gunmen in Nigeria free 74 children after ransoms paid

Parents are reunited with their daughters in Jangabe, Zamfara state, Nigeria, March 3, 2021. (PHOTO / AP) MAIDUGURI – Gunmen in Nigeria have released 74 children out of more than 80 people who were abducted earlier this month in northwestern Zamfara state, after ransoms were paid, parents and a village head said on Saturday. Gangs of armed […]

Putin authorizes oil supplies to friendly countries

An oil tanker is moored at the Sheskharis complex, part of Chernomortransneft JSC, a subsidiary of Transneft PJSC, in Novorossiysk, Russia, on Oct 11, 2022, one of the largest facilities for oil and petroleum products in southern Russia. (PHOTO / FILE / AP) VLADIVOSTOK – Russian President Vladimir Putin has authorized oil and oil product […]

Five dead in Texas shooting, armed suspect on the loose

In this photo taken on May 27, 2022, police officers speak near a makeshift memorial for the shooting victims outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. (PHOTO / AFP) A man shot dead five neighbors including an 8-year-old boy after some of them had asked him to stop shooting a semiautomatic rifle in his front […]

Spain, Portugal swelter as April temperature records broken

A wheat field, which is discarded for the harvest due to the drought, is seen during scorching summer temperatures in spring in Ronda, Spain, April 27, 2023. (PHOTO / REUTERS) CORDOBA, Spain – Mainland Spain and Portugal have broken temperature records for April, as the Iberian neighbors swelter in an early-season heatwave that has exacerbated […]

Biden takes his re-election pitch to financial backers

US President Joe Biden laughs during the White House Correspondents’ Association gala at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC, on April 30, 2022. US President Joe Biden made his pitch for re-election on the night of April 28, 2023 to a small group that may prove essential to his candidacy: the wealthy. (PHOTO / […]

Unending ‘hell’: Sudan war rages despite truce pledges

Unending ‘hell’: Sudan war rages despite truce pledges

Zimbabwean evacuees from Sudan are seen upon arrival at Robert Mugabe International airport in Harare, Zimbabwe, April 28, 2023. (PHOTO / AP) KHARTOUM – Strikes by air, tanks and artillery rocked Sudan's capital, Khartoum, and the adjacent city of Bahri on Friday, witnesses said, mocking a 72-hour truce extension announced by the army and a […]

Germans, Dutch and French call for binding microplastic rules

Environmental activist and artist Rob Arnold sets up the machine he built that filters nurdles and microplastics from natural waste near Freathy, south western England, on Feb 26, 2023. (PHOTO / AFP) BRUSSELS — Germany, the Netherlands, France and three other countries are calling for binding European Union measures to prevent the release of microplastics, […]

GR Supra GT4 Hits 100-unit Production Mark

TOKYO, Apr 28, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) announced today that the cumulative production of its GR Supra GT4(1) customer motorsports(2) vehicle has hit the 100-unit mark. Thanks to the support of customers around the world, the model reached the milestone in approximately three years since its sales launch […]

New Hope Service publishes 2022 ESG Report

HONG KONG, Apr 28, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – New Hope Service Holdings Limited (“New Hope Service” or “the Company”, stock code: 3658.HK), a comprehensive property management and lifestyle service operator in China, has published its 2022 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report. New Hope Service has over the years strived to realize […]


HONG KONG, Apr 28, 2023 – (亞太商訊 via SEAPRWire.com) – 中國綜合物業管理及民生服務運營商——新希望服務控股有限公司(簡稱「新希望服務」或「公司」,股份代號:3658.HK)發佈2022年環境、社會及管治(ESG)報告。 一直以來,新希望服務始終貫…

BBC chairman Sharp resigns after report says he breached rules

In this file video grab taken from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament's Parliamentary Recording Unit on February 7, 2023, shows BBC chairman Richard Sharp testifying in front of a Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee in London. (PHOTO / AFP) LONDON – BBC Chairman Richard Sharp resigned on Friday after an independent report found […]

Sunak faces first comeback credentials test in local polls

Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak talks to Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni during bilateral talks at 10 Downing Street in London on April 27, 2023. Sunak faces his first big electoral test as British prime minister next week in local polls where the opposition Labor Party hopes to capitalize on a year of chaos for the governing Conservatives, […]

Mitsubishi Electric’s Swedish Subsidiary Signs Share Transfer Agreement to Wholly Acquire Norwegian Elevator Distributor UNIHEIS

TOKYO, Apr 28, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that Motum AB, a Sweden-based wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Electric, formally agreed on April 27 to wholly acquire Norway-based UNIHEIS AS, which operates an elevator business mainly in Norway as a distributor of Mitsubishi Electric products. Mitsubishi Electric […]