Monthly Archives: August 2014

43 Fijian peacekeepers captured by rebels in Syria

43 Fijian peacekeepers captured by rebels in Syria

The United Nations has confirmed that an armed group captured 43 UN Fijian peacekeepers in the Golan Heights between Israel and Syria. The UN says it was doing everything to secure their release. “During a period of increased fighting beginning ...

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New champions crowned at Fiji Secondary Schools' Basketball

New champions crowned at Fiji Secondary Schools' Basketball

New winners were crowned at the Tuckers Ice Cream Fiji Secondary Schools Basketball Championship that ended at the Vodafone Arena last night. Yat Sen were crowned the new winners in the Girls Division after they after they beat Saint Joseph ...

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PNG police mum over Berati probe

PNG police mum over Berati probe

Papua New Guinea police say they won’t be commenting on suspects in relation to the death of an Iranian asylum seeker on Manus Island. Two local men have recently been charged over the murder of Reza Berati who was allegedly ...

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IMF chief Lagarde under investigation in France

IMF chief Lagarde under investigation in France

Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund, has been placed under formal investigation in France for her alleged involvement in a long-running fraud case. Under French law, a formal investigation means prosecutors believe they have serious evidence implicating ...

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Can the U.S. afford another $3 trillion war?

Can the U.S. afford another $3 trillion war?

After piling up trillions of dollars of war debt during the last decade, America seemed to be on the brink of a new era — ready to shut off the Iraq-Afghanistan funding faucet, bring its troops home and enjoy a ...

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Solomons to re-open Geneva mission

Solomons to re-open Geneva mission

Solomon Islands government has decided to re-open its Geneva Mission in Switzerland after it closed it down earlier this year. The Geneva Mission had been opened to deal with issues concerning the World Trade Organisation. The prime minister Gordon Darcy ...

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Jack Daniel's getting smacked in Russia

Jack Daniel's getting smacked in Russia

The company behind Jack Daniel’s whiskey is under pressure in Russia as Cold War-style tensions make it increasingly difficult for Western brands to operate. Brown-Forman (BFB), also known for its Southern Comfort drinks line, warned Wednesday about its Russian business. ...

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U.S. runs out of investor visas as Chinese overwhelm program

U.S. runs out of investor visas as Chinese overwhelm program

The United States has exhausted its annual supply of EB-5 immigrant investor visas for the first time in the program’s history following a surge of applications from Chinese nationals. The State Department’s chief of visa control, Charles Oppenheimer, told lawyers ...

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Journalist freed from Syria: 'I'm overwhelmed'

Journalist freed from Syria: 'I'm overwhelmed'

After almost two years in captivity, Peter Theo Curtis is finally home. The American released Sunday after being held in Syria briefly addressed a gaggle of reporters in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Wednesday. “I had no idea when I was in ...

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Solomons about to swear in new Police Commissioner

Solomons about to swear in new Police Commissioner

The Solomon Islands government is preparing to swear in the newly appointed Police Commissioner Frank Prendergast who has arrived in Honiara from Australia. No exact time has been given but officials say he is expected to be sworn in this ...

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