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UN warns of ‘urgent’ humanitarian situation as Boko Haram attacks spill over Nigeria border
UN warns of ‘urgent’ humanitarian situation as Boko Haram attacks spill over Nigeria border
2/13/2015 6:40:29 PM
As the continuing violence in north-east Nigeria spills across the country’s borders and into neighbouring Chad, Cameroon and Niger, the United Nations refugee agency ( UNHCR ) today sounded the alarm for the tens of thousands of Nigerian refugees and internally displaced people (IDPs) currently in need of urgent humanitarian assistance. “We are extremely concerned about the …
Vietnam Veteran News Podcast celebrates 250th Episode
2/13/2015 6:12:54 PM
Lake Placid, Florida - Publisher Mack Payne announces The Vietnam Veteran News Podcast has aired its 250th episode. The title of the milestone episode was Marine Corps Vietnam Vet Overcomes and Inspires . The podcast was created by author and speaker Mack Payne in January of 2014 after he published his book “Vietnam Veteran Memoirs” about his two tours in …
EMC To Testify Before House Judiciary Subcommittee Regarding Patent Legislation
2/12/2015 11:27:48 AM
WHO: Krish Gupta, Senior Vice President & Deputy General Counsel at EMC WHAT: Testimony before the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet, examining recent Supreme Court cases in the patent arena and pending legislation focused on curbing abuses in patent litigation WHERE: 2141 Rayburn House Office Building WHEN: 1:00 p.m. ET, Thursday, …
Chad, Nigeria Join counter-operation against Islamist sect Boko Haram
2/12/2015 9:06:07 AM
Chad deploys troops to northeastern Nigeria to join counter-operation against Islamist sect Boko Haram with About Nigeria reporting on the latest developments Nigerian news website About Nigeria has reported that Chad has moved troops into nearby Nigeria to join the fight against the Boko Haram-led insurgency in the restive northeast. The news outlet says that Chadian …
Satellite technology continues to ‘save lives’ in Syria
Satellite technology continues to ‘save lives’ in Syria
2/11/2015 1:02:13 PM
Inmarsat’s satellite communications network continues to provide vital connectivity and support for Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) during the ongoing Syrian conflict. For nearly four years, Inmarsat-sponsored TSF has been on hand to provide IsatPhone Pro handheld satellite phones to the medical sector treating civilians caught up in the battle. In total 20 phones have been …
Nollywood stars issue Goodluck Jonathan support
2/10/2015 4:55:41 AM
Nollywood stars issue their support for the incumbent Goodluck Jonathan as battle for presidency heats up - follow it all with Nigeria Connection Nigerian entertainment website Nigeria Connection has written that many of the country’s leading movie stars are throwing their weight behind President Goodluck Jonathan’s re-election campaign. With the general elections the …
Estonia accedes to ESA Convention
2/6/2015 9:45:21 AM
Estonia took a step further in its relations with ESA by signing the Accession Agreement to the ESA Convention on 4 February 2015, to become the 21st ESA Member State. The signing ceremony took place at the ESA Headquarters in Paris with the participation of Jean-Jacques Dordain, ESA Director General, Anne Sulling, Estonian Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications …
CEA Files Amicus Brief Opposing AG Hood’s Attack on Online Platforms
2/4/2015 11:09:44 AM
In a case involving whether a state attorney general can exert discretional control over search, streaming and content distribution online, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, the Computer and Communications Industry Association (CCIA) and Engine have supported online platforms and intermediaries such as Google in arguing that state officials do not have the …

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