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Grand Island, Neb., Mar 8, 2018 / 04:18 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A bill is being considered in Nebraska that would offer lower-income families a greater variety of educational opportunities. Bishop Joseph Hanefeldt of Grand Island is a major supporter of the bill, and has said every Nebraskan student deserves an ...
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Washington D.C., Mar 8, 2018 / 04:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Three major abortion providers received more than $1.5 billion in taxpayer funds over a three-year period, with a significant portion of the funds going to Planned Parenthood affiliates under legal scrutiny for allegedly selling fetal tissue and other violations.
San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy, Mar 8, 2018 / 12:05 am (CNA).- Sister Consolata di Santo, one of the first religious sisters to work in the hospital developed by St. Padre Pio, died March 2 at age 101, according to the Italian publication Avvenire. Born 1916 in Sant'Eramo al Colle, Italy, she was the youngest of 10 children, who ...
Washington D.C., Mar 8, 2018 / 10:09 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As a sign of solidarity with Catholics in the Middle East, the National Council of Catholic Women has set up a pen-pal exchange pairing Catholic schools in the United States with those in the Holy Land. "We determined that a very effective way to assure them ...
The tech giant promised a new algorithm to flag suspicious stories last summer and renewed its commitment to fighting fake news at the start of 2018. But now it is enlisting the help of the Associated Press to double down on its efforts. The AP announced that it will be working with Facebook to "identify and ...

SEOUL, March 8 (Yonhap) -- A former Yonhap News Agency chief editorialist was nominated on Thursday to be the president of South Korea's key News Agency. The Korea News Agency Commission (KONAC), the largest shareholder of Yonhap News Agency, decided to recommend Cho Sung-boo as the ...
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Dublin, Ireland, Mar 5, 2018 / 01:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Ahead of the upcoming World Meeting of Families in Ireland this August, a government minister has warned that the event should not express "intolerance" of LGBT groups or same-sex couples. "There should be a welcome for all. And never again should public ...
Vatican City, Mar 5, 2018 / 07:32 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Monday, Pope Francis and Europe's youngest political leader met at the Vatican, where they discussed an array of issues including migration, nuclear disarmament and the need to promote peace and solidarity. Sebastian Kurz, 31, is the Chancellor of Austria ...
Vatican City, Mar 5, 2018 / 04:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A former president of the Institute of Religious Works - the so-called "Vatican Bank" - and his lawyer have been ordered to stand trial at the Vatican on charges of embezzlement and money laundering. According to a press release from the institute, Angelo Caloia, 78 ...
Democratic Party (PD) leader Matteo Renzi arrives for a news conference, the day after Italy's parliamentary election, in Rome, Italy March 5, 2018. REUTERS/Remo Casilli Reuters. By Isla Binnie. ROME (Reuters) - Former Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi resigned on Monday as leader of the center-left ...
A news website in the Turkey, repeatedly shut down by the authorities is refusing to give up the fight to publish, reports Malaysian newspaper "The Sun Daily". Jin News Agency, which is staffed only by women, operates from the Kurdish city of Diyarbakır in Turkey's south-east and focuses reporting on ...
An email address, a digital wallet, a phone number, and a minimum of $50 is all you need in Australia to own some crypto coins. A new report indicates approximately 1200 regional news agencies in the country have taken up selling Bitcoin and Ethereum in a bid to attract customers to stores as newspaper ...
TEHRAN, Mar. 07 (MNA) - Iranian lawmaker told the Armenian ambassador to Tehran that speedy implementation of agreements between Iran and Armenia can boost the level of bilateral relations between the two countries. "The speedy implementation of the agreements between the Iranian-Armenian ...
Arua, Uganda, Feb 24, 2018 / 01:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Selling everything and moving to Uganda to work with refugees is not likely on many people's to-do list. In fact, it's probably the last thing most would consider, especially young couples hoping to start a family. But it's exactly what Rachel and Rich Mastrogiacomo ...
23 de febrero de 2018, 15:06Ulaambaatar, Mongolia, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) The National news agency of Mongolia (Montsame) and Havana-based Prensa Latina news agency (PL) signed Friday a cooperation agreement that will allow the exchange of news and collaboration in the area of journalism ...

A journalist working for the semi-official Agence France Presse (AFP) in Syria published a factually incorrect photo caption. AFP's George Ourfalian falsely said pro-Assad regime terrorist groups had entered Afrin city in northwestern Syria. He said: "A convoy of pro-Syrian government fighters arrive in ...
A statement signed by Sam Ato Gaisie, the President of EFG and copied to the Ghana news agency on Tuesday said the awards represented the benchmark of success for entrepreneurs, government officials, corporate executives, business executives and CEOs in Ghana from different sectors. It said: "The ...
Accra, Feb. 20, GNA - An Accra Circuit Court on Tuesday remanded Paul Adu Gyamfi, a cobbler for alleged conspiracy to commit crime and robbery. The accused who pleaded not guilty would reappear on February 26, 2018. Superintendent of police Kweku Bempah told the court that the complainant in ...
Accra, Feb. 20, GNA - Negligence, excessive speeding and disregard for road traffic regulations on the part of drivers have been identified as the major causes of road crashes in Ghana. A preliminary investigation conducted by the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) on crashes in the first two ...
However, Madam Margret Pokaa, a teacher and a resident of Navrongo who interacted with the Ghana news agency, stressed the need for all plastic products to have oxobio-degradable addictives in their products. She called on the Ministry to strictly monitor plastic manufacturing companies to ensure ...
YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 21, ARMENPRESS. Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan on February 21 signed a decree on appointing Ruben Vardazaryan Chairman of the Yerevan City Court of General Jurisdiction, the Presidential Office told Armenpress. According to the President's another decree, Aghasi ...
Surprisingly, this visit has made headlines in the last two days and the Algerian news agency is to be blamed. Indeed, APS attributed comments on the Sahara to Lavrov, comments that he did not say. «Russia supports direct negotiations between the two parties to Western Sahara conflict, the Kingdom of ...
Elimina (C/R), Feb. 18, GNA - children between the ages of 10 to 12 years have taken a dramatic lead in the abuse of tramadol, commonly known as "Tramore or Iray" in the Komenda Edina Eguafo Abrim (KEEA) Municipality in the Central Region. Tramadol, sold under the brand name Ultram among ...
In an interview with the Ghana news agency, Asafoatse Adzidzi called on the government to intervene so that the people would have access to water for their daily activities. He said water had flown through the pipes in the community only twice within five months, which is making life very difficult for the ...
US-based company RIA Global, which provides content for Russian news agency Sputnik, has registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). The company said in its registration filings that it has "independent editorial control" over the shows, newswires, and website articles and that it ...
State news agency Tass cited Mayor Alexander Shuvalov as saying four people were killed and four wounded. The motive for the shooting was not immediately known. Dagestan is a predominantly Muslim region between Chechnya and the Caspian Sea. Following two separatist wars in neighboring ...
Mr Kwasi Kwarteng, the Brong-Ahafo Territory Sales Controller of MTN, in an interview with the Ghana news agency, appealed to the public to cultivate the habit of donating blood to save lives. He said the exercise, organised in collaboration with the Sunyani Regional hospital, targeted 500 pints but 90 ...
Russian news agency Tass reports that four people have been killed during a shooting at a church in Dagestan. By The Associated Press. Moscow -- Feb 18, 2018, 9:59 AM ET. 0 Shares. email. Star. 0 Shares. Email. Russian news agency Tass reports that four people have been killed during a shooting at a church in ...
Iran's semi-official Fars news agency says an Iranian commercial airliner has crashed in southern Iran. By The Associated Press. Tehran, Iran -- Feb 18, 2018, 2:47 AM ET. 0 Shares. email. Star. 0 Shares. Email. Iran's semi-official Fars news agency says an Iranian commercial airliner has crashed in southern Iran.
Accra, Feb. 12, GNA - Mr John Boadu, the Acting General Secretary of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) Monday urged all members both home and abroad to exercise restraint as the Party prepares for the upcoming constituency, branch and chapter elections. Addressing a media conference to ...
The Ellembelle District police Commander, Superintendent of police (SOP), Thomas Bayor who disclosed this to the Ghana news agency (GNA), said at about 0100 hours on Sunday, a trailer with Registration Number CR 2283-16 was travelling from Takoradi to Elubo while the unregistered Nissan Note ...
Seoul, Feb. 12 (Yonhap) -- South Korean president Moon Jae-in appointed seven new members of the board of directors for a state commission tasked with managing and overseeing the country's key wire service Yonhap news agency, the culture ministry said Monday. The Korea news agency ...
Mr Richard Addo, the President of the VAED, who confirmed the arrest to the Ghana news agency in a telephone interview on Monday, said the suspects were caught red-handed engaging in illegal mining. He said the suspects took to their heels upon seeing the members of the volunteers and gave them ...
Assistant Station Officer (ASO) Zecharia Kabore, the Atebubu-Amantin Municipal Rural Fire Coordinator, announced the ban in an interview with the Ghana news agency (GNA) on the sidelines of a public hearing on the proposed creation of Bono East Region on Friday at Atebubu in the Brong-Ahafo ...
A statement issued by the Public Affairs Unit of the Ministry and copied to the Ghana news agency on Monday said Prof. Agbesinyale had vast experience in mining and natural resource management. It said until his appointment, Prof. Agbesinyale was an Associate Professor and the Director of the Institute ...
GTCI report is compiled by INSEAD, international business school with The Adecco Group and Tata Communications, and was made available to the Ghana news agency. Mauritius was the brightest spot for Sub Saharan Africa and ranked 46th by the GTCI, followed by Botswana 62; South Africa 63; ...
"Debris has been found, there are no survivors," news agency TASS quoted a source as saying. It was not immediately clear what caused the crash which was reported to have been in the Ramenskoye district of the Moscow region. Russia's transport minister confirmed the fatalities, saying there are no ...
"Armenpress" reports the price of gold futures is down by 0.27% to $1315.70, silver futures is down by 1.16% to $16.14, while platinum futures is down by 0.82% to $965.42. The measurement unit is 1 troy ounce (31.1 grams). New York's NYMEХ (New York Merchantile Exchange) is a US futures market ...
Accra, Feb. 10, GNA - AFGRI Ghana Company Limited, dealers in John Deere mechanised agricultural equipment, has positioned itself as the one stop shop and a leading supplier of agricultural machinery in Ghana and beyond. Mr Gerrie Jordan, Country manager, AFGRI Ghana Company Limited, said ...
Squadron Leader Robison Amane-Adjei, the public relations Officer of the team, told the Ghana news agency that it was led by the Operation Vanguard's National Commander, Colonel Michael Amoah Ayisi, who conducted the operations in the Central Region on Monday 5 February 2018. Suspects are ...
Chief Inspector Augustine Kingsley Oppong, the Brong-Ahafo Regional police public relations Officer (PRO) told the Ghana news agency in an interview, that on February 8, 2018 at about 1930 hours Nana Naase, aged 65 had a telephone call whilst watching television at the living room with two women.
Accra, Feb. 10, GNA - The Special mothers Project, an advocacy and awareness creation programme on cerebral palsy issues, has supported five institution and some individuals with mobility equipment. The beneficiary institutions are: Impact Care and Rehabilitation Foundation (ICRF), Sharecare Ghana, ...
He reiterated the call on the public on the need to exercise regularly, practice healthy lifestyle and regular medical check-ups. Mr Adu, who was speaking to the Ghana news agency at a free health screening organized by the consult in Ho, said, out of over 300 people who were screened, about 50 per cent ...
A statement issued by the Airline and copied to the Ghana news agency in Accra on Friday said in the last 12 months, Emirates Skywards has been applying data-driven insights to increase member engagement. It said the loyalty programme has been delivering more personalised and targeted offers ...
Speaking to the Ghana news agency in Accra in reaction to President Akufo-Addo's State of the Nation Address, Mrs Anti said the President confirmed and reiterated that most of the major policies and programmes being implemented by the government were being geared towards youth empowerment.
Sunyani, Feb. 09, GNA - The Brong-Ahafo Regional police Command has refuted speculations by the general public concerning alleged four strange deaths in Nsoatre in the Sunyani West District. police Superintendent Nana Kwaku Duah, the Regional crime Officer told the Ghana news agency (GNA) an ...
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Accra, Feb. 9, GNA - A trader who was robbed by a Policeman and three others at gunpoint at Nungua has concluded her evidence before an Accra Circuit Court. General Lance Corporal Raymond Amegashie, Ibrahim Ayirebo a motor mechanic, Bright Dorkanu, a driver's mate and Stanley Akorli, a driver ...


 

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