Azerpost becomes member of European postal association
By Ayya LmahamadAzerbaijan’s state postal operator Azerpost LLC, which is subordinate to the Transport, Communications and High Technology Ministry has become a member of a European postal association, the ministry has reported.Azerpost Director-General Emin Afandiyev noted that the company carries out a direct international postal exchange with about 80 countries.He emphasized that the company had achieved many successes during its activity, including 9 times in a row receiving the Gold Certificate in the field of EMS.Moreover, he underlined that during the COVID-19 pandemic, the company cont...
Harry Styles has become the first member of One Direction to land a Grammy nomination. The singer grabbed three nods for Best Pop Vocal Album (Fine Line), Best Pop Solo Performance for (Watermelon Sugar), and Best Music Video (Adore You) to beat his fellow boy band mates and score an official invitation to music's big night as an award hopeful.©2020 WENNProvided by SyndiGate Media Inc.
After Breakup, AC/DC Returns With New Album ‘Power Up’
AC/DC has returned after battling hardship and loss to bring fans their new album Power Up.It seemed like the end for the classic rock band not too long ago. In 2014, founding member of the band Malcom Young was forced to quit the band as he battled dementia. He later died in 2017. In 2015, drummer Phil Rudd left the band due to legal issues. In 2016, lead singer Brian Johnson was forced to leave the band after suffering from severe hearing loss. Bassist Cliff Williams also left, facing health problems and needing a break. This left Angus Young and his nephew Stevie, and back then they wondere...
Iran’s MP talks Iranian oil reserves
By TrendA member of the Iranian Parliament said Iran has not allowed foreigners to dominate our country’s oil for 40 years, and therefore the parliament must be careful to not let the foreign buyers dominate our oil through the reform of the budget structure.The “Rules for Reforming the Budget Structure” bill was assessed during the public session of the Iran Parliament today on Sunday, Trend reports citing Mehr News Agency.Referring to the “Budget Structure Reform” bill, Iran MP Eliyas Naderan said that paragraph 4 of the single article of the draft, is stated the way of delivery of crude oil...
Abans Finance profit surges 130% to Rs. 63.6 m in 1H of FY2021 | Daily FT
Abans Finance PLC, a member of the Abans Group, has recorded yet another solid performance during the 1H of FY 20/21 amidst the challenging economic landscape.In a statement Abans Finance said the company registered a net profit after tax of Rs. 63.6 million for the 1H of FY 20/21 period ended 31 September 2020, compared to Rs. 27.7 million recorded in the corresponding year, achieving a YoY growth of 130%.“The performance is attributable to the company’s technology driven recovery and lending practices, which were more resilient during the COVID-19 period, and improved cost efficiencies imple...
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Florham Park Board of Education Results
FLORHAM PARK — As of Friday, November 20, Kristina Heinold and Stacey Sabatos were the two highest vote-getters in the Florham Park Board of Education race. There were two seats up for election.The Board of Education is comprised of seven residents elected to serve three-year terms. These terms are overlapping in order to ensure continuity. At the end of a term, a member may continue service to the community by being re-elected to the Board for another three-year term. State law does not limit the number of terms a member may serve. School Board members receive no compensation for their public...
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Filipino interest in the incoming Biden administration
Filipino interest in the incoming Biden administrationAs expected, the whole world continues to watch the developments unfold with the followers of President Donald Trump questioning the results of the recent US presidential election and alleging widespread fraud, while the camp of former vice president Joe Biden is considering legal action to compel the General Services Administration to formally start the process of transition.Obviously, there is a high level of interest among many people across the globe – Filipinos most especially – about the possible impact of a Biden administration in te...
Egypt rights group says third member arrested
Egyptian authorities on Thursday arrested the executive director of a leading human rights group, the third member to be taken into custody in less than a week despite international criticism.Security forces arrested Gasser Abdel-Razek at his home in Maadi, south of Cairo, and took him to an unknown location, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) said on Twitter.It gave no further details.On Sunday, security forces arrested the group's office manager, Mohammed Basheer, on charges including "joining a terror group" and "spreading false news".EIPR said that Basheer was questioned by...
Leading Egyptian rights group says two members arrested
A prominent Egyptian rights group said security agents arrested a senior member of its staff on Wednesday, three days its administrative manager was detained under charges including joining a terrorist group, Reuters reports.The arrests come after senior diplomats visited the group, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), for a briefing on the human rights situation on Nov. 3.Amnesty International condemned the arrests as a "chilling escalation of the Egyptian authorities' crackdown on civil society".The interior ministry was not immediately available for comment.National Security ...
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Obituary: JJ Rawlings (1947-2020) Part 1
JJ RawlingsOn May 16, 1979, I was in Copenhagen, Denmark, visiting Scandinavia when I went into a news-stand and bought a copy of the New York Herald Tribune – one of the few English-language newspapers that regularly carried news about Africa and which I therefore never failed to peruse when I was abroad.On an inside page of the paper, I saw a one-paragraph story reporting that “an Air Force officer” had been arrested in Ghana for attempting to overthrow the military government of General F W K Akuffo.I was extremely disturbed, for I was a member of a Constituent Assembly that had spent month...
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