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Apolitical Launches First of Its Kind Peer-to-Peer Platform for Governments Everywhere

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 03:30:00 EDT

(image) LONDON, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Apolitical launched a global platform for government and its partners at Admiralty House, Whitehall in collaboration with the UK Cabinet Office. The platform is the first of its kind. About the platform Apolitical's online platform is...

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Young Entrepreneur Prince Sultan Bin Abduallah Bin Abdel Aziz Al Saud is Looking to Establish Peace in the Middle East

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 21:15:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Prince Sultan bin Abduallah bin abdel aziz Al Saud is the youngest son of the late Saudi King Abduallah bin abdel aziz Al Saud, who was the sixth king of the Saudi Kingdom and passed away January 23, 2015 at the age of 90. Prince Sultan currently...

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Yunus Emre Institute has Launched Operations in Washington DC

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:41:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Yunus Emre Institute, which was established with the aim of promoting Turkish language, culture and art and increasing cultural exchange between Turkey and other countries, has started operating in Washington DC after the first center was opened...

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ProfNet Experts Available on U.S.-Cuba Relations, Education Policy, More

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:51:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network who are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. You can also submit a query to the hundreds of thousands of experts in our network – it's easy and free! Just fill out the query form...

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Large, Persistent English Literacy Gap for Immigrants

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:32:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study published by the Center for Immigration Studies analyzes the English literacy level of immigrants living in the U.S. and raises concerns about the magnitude and persistence of low English ability. Not only do 41 percent of...

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AJC Praises Diplomatic Efforts to Marginalize UN Human Rights Council Item on Israel

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 18:55:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC praised the growing number of UN Human Rights Council member states that joined with Israel and the United States in not attending or not speaking at Monday's discussion of agenda item #7. This item is a permanent feature of the...

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Press Conference: Recommendations for Arming Ukraine, Presented by General Breedlove and Others

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 18:05:00 EDT

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- General Philip Breedlove, former Supreme Allied Commander Europe, headlines a press briefing at the National Press Club on June 21 at 9:00 am, on providing more robust U.S. security assistance for Ukraine, including...

Global initiative 'Refugees Welcome♥' leads to corporate engagement, job and education opportunities for refugees

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:04:00 EDT

NEW YORK, June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the growing global refugee crisis, UNICEF global and other partners are leading Refugees Welcome♥, an international dinner series that aims to bring people from refugee and non-refugee backgrounds together around dinner tables across...

The International Rescue Committee, YouTube and YouTube stars team up to release #MoreThanARefugee video series

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 11:31:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the latest figures, more than 65.6 million people last year were forced to flee their homes because of crisis and disaster. This World Refugee Day, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and YouTube's Creators for Change...

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FAU Poll Shows Floridians Favor Obama over Trump on Cuba Policy, Doubt Policy Changes will Help Cuban People

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:12:00 EDT

(image) BOCA RATON, Fla., June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Floridians support former U.S. President Barack Obama's decision to normalize relations with Cuba over U.S. President Donald Trump's recent decision to restrict those relations, according to a statewide survey by the Florida...

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Broadcasters Promote News Freedom via "Bypass Censorship" website

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:10:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) [US] joins the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) [UK], Deutsche Welle (DW) [Germany], and France Médias Monde (FMM) [France] to co-sponsor the Bypass Censorship website. Inter...

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ProfNet Experts Available on Artificial Intelligence, Employment, Cuba Policy, More

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:10:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network who are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. You can also submit a query to the hundreds of thousands of experts in our network – it's easy and free! Just fill out the query form...

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After Great Disasters: An In-Depth Analysis of How Six Countries Managed Community Recovery

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:27:00 EDT

(image) CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the face of earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, and the extreme weather impacts of climate change, communities need to plan ahead for their disaster recovery to ensure that they rebound and emerge stronger than before, according...

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U.S. Warplanes a Russian Target in Syria, Warns Physicians for Civil Defense

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:37:00 EDT

(image) TUCSON, Ariz., June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a U.S. Super Hornet shot down a Syrian army jet, Russia announced that it would treat U.S. warplanes operating in parts of Syria where its air forces are present as "targets," and a U.S.-Russia...

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CED Unveils Immigration Reform Plan to Fill High-Shortage Occupations

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 09:05:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED) issued a report with recommendations for reforming America's immigration system to fill high-shortage occupations. The study coincides with "tech week,"...

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World Thought-Leaders Gather at 2017 Hello Tomorrow Korea x Asian Leadership Conference, Seoul

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 09:00:00 EDT

(image) SEOUL, South Korea, June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hello Tomorrow Korea (HTK) is launching its inaugural conference at the Grand Walkerhill Hotel Seoul on July 3rd – 4th, in partnership with the 8th annual Asian Leadership Conference (ALC). The joint conference will gather over 130...

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NCRI-US: Press Conference to Reveal Information on Four of the Most Important Iranian Regime's Missile Centers, Including One Linked to the Nuclear Program

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 07:00:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Representative Office of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI-US) will hold a press conference to reveal information on key centers for production, testing and launching ballistic missiles by the Islamic...

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Honduran Police Arrest Suspect in Murder of Journalist Víctor Fúnez

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:55:00 EDT

(image) TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras, June 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Honduran authorities have arrested a suspect in the murder of journalist and congressional candidate Víctor Fúnez. Fúnez, running for Congress as a member of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández's National Party, was murdered in...

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AJC Praises Trump Administration Decision to Preserve DACA Program

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 14:27:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, June 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC welcomed the Department of Homeland Security announcement that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will continue. The program, established in 2012, allows some undocumented immigrants who entered the U.S. as...

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Statement on the Prosecution in France of Mr. Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 12:48:00 EDT

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The case being brought be French prosecutors against Equatorial Guinea's vice-president, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, fails the tests of fairness, compliance with international law, and common sense. Indeed, it is...