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As part of this new wave, beachside homes in Portugal are becoming as hot as the country's year-round climate (over 250 days of sunshine are guaranteed a year), with a growing number of the global wealthy looking to invest in one of the world's best destinations for golf, surfing, vast empty beaches and secure living.
Leaders of Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Pakistan and its arch rival India jointly inaugurated construction work Friday on the Afghan section of a long-delayed multibillion-dollar gas pipeline connecting the four nations, raising hopes for regional cooperation and peace. A ceremony took place in the ancient ...
fishing activity now covers at least 55 percent of the world's oceans -- four times the land area covered by agriculture -- and can now be monitored, in near real time, to the level of individual vessels. In fact, 70,000 vessels of the global fishing fleet traveled 460 million kilometers in 2016, equivalent to ...

As ambassador, Haverkamp helped lead U.S. negotiations of an amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the ozone layer, an international agreement intended to phase down the global use of hydrofluorocarbons; reducing this potent greenhouse gas could avoid global warming of ...
AGC Studios, the new company launched this week by former IM Global executive Stuart Ford, is fashioned specifically for an era where content, not distribution, is king. Backed by deep-pocketed, international, non-Hollywood investors, the new venture aims to span film, TV, finance and sales, as did IM ...
Philip Morris International argued that the iQOS should be treated for marketing purposes as an electronic product, in which case, ads for it wouldn't be subject to the restrictions placed on tobacco advertisements. But regulators noted that iQOS can only be used in conjunction with the Heets tobacco ...
As legal practitioners across the globe develop unique strategies to keep up with and contribute to the changing legal landscape, this gathering of international leaders will create an opportunity for cross-cultural learning and the exchange of ideas. The summit will bring together global progressive leaders ...
GRReat - The Global Risk Repricing ... spike in volatility (really an increased cost of insurance), problems in leverage, US bonds, problems in risk parity, China sell-offs, Junk bonds sell off, aren't all separate but are all part of the same single story - the new super-narrative of 'The great global risk repricing.
Global smartphone sales have not been firing on all cylinders for several years now but Gartner's latest figures record the first ever decline since the analyst began tracking the market all the way back in 2004. (Though it's not the first analyst to call a decline.) Gartner's figures peg sales of smartphones to ...
New Maps Reveal Global fishing's 'Vast Scope Of Exploitation Of The Ocean' ... Its global footprint is difficult even to visualize. ... In addition to SkyTruth, researchers from Global Fishing Watch, the National Geographic Society's Pristine seas project, University of California Santa Barbara, Dalhousie ...
Instagram is dissolving its Global Community Team, which worked to build deep ties with photographers and promote the service around the world, The Verge has learned. As part of a reorganization at the company, about 12 jobs currently located in cities around the world will be eliminated, with affected ...
One of the reports is from McAfee in collaboration with the Center For Strategic And International Studies (CSIS). It shows that cybercrime currently costs the global economy a startling $600 billion annually, or 0.8% of the global GDP. The figure represents a 20% jump from the $500 billion that cybercrime ...
Billy Graham started the humanitarian organization Samaritan's Purse. How important is this part of his story for other international Christian humanitarian aid groups? It's very important because Billy Graham believed that human beings are to be loved and cared for, in the whole person, body and soul.

One company that has benefited from this trend is Global Payments Inc. (nyse:GPN), which processes credit, debit, and mobile payments at the point-of-sale (POS) or online checkout for retailers. After the company reported strong fourth-quarter earnings, the market rewarded it by sending its stock to ...
Domino's Pizza (DPZ) is breaking out higher following bullish results and guidance. Its share price has consolidated over the last few months near record levels, but now looks to be breaking out higher. DPZ has continued to show strong international expansion, while also benefiting from potential takeover ...
In June, the US issued international arrest warrants for five former senior VW employees, Reuters reported -- but they remain safe while in Germany as the country doesn't extradite its own citizens outside the European Union. Oliver Krischer, a leading member of Germany's Green Party and a diesel car ...
The changes in Qantas' global business are expected to boost its international earnings in the financial year 2019, its CEO Alan Joyce told CNBC on Thursday. The airline expects to continue shifting its capacity to Asia, away from Europe. It is also adding new routes, and its partnership with Emirates has ...
Elsewhere, slightly more independent artists are also accruing interest from international buyers. British firm Moviehouse Entertainment, which is run by Mark Vennis and Gary Phillips, are shopping two rock docs, The Go Betweens: Right Here and Here To Be Heard: The Story of the Slits, at EFM. Vennis ...
The report noted that Blockchain technology could lead to a "positive" disruption of the global financial markets. Large companies across the globe are already beginning to experiment with Blockchain -- Chinese PC company Lenovo recently filed a patent for a Blockchain-based document verification ...
The U.S. is trying to get Pakistan put on a global terror watch list in the latest sign of tensions between the two countries. facebook; twitter; Flipboard; email. Get The Stories That Grabbed Us This Week. Delivered to your inbox, these are the NPR stories you don't want to miss. E-mail address.
In order to understand today's global warming, we need to understand how Earth's temperatures varied in the past. How does the rapid warming we see now compare with past natural climate changes? Also, how long have humans been having an impact on the climate? These are some questions that can ...
While there's arguably never been a better time for international TV series, a panel of key European players gathering in Berlin on Monday addressed the challenges of developing internationally co-produced dramas for the global market, with a sense that the old rules don't apply anymore. Look to Norway ...
UPDATED, Monday writethru: The King of Wakanda is king at the international box office, with a stunning $168.7 million in 48 markets through Sunday. That puts Disney/Marvel's Black Panther at a global debut of $370.5M, with the actuals on domestic coming in higher. Including Monday's domestic ...
"The values, customs, laws, and institutions that make up our idea of international order are neither self-enforcing nor self-sustaining." In 2017, he reassured a world dismayed by the election of a self-professed America Firster by re-stating American values with ringing clarity. Many of us will not return to ...
The London-based division has hired Brendan Fitzgerald in the new role of SVP international co-productions and has promoted Richard Parsons to become EVP international operations across the restructured division. He previously was SVP corporate business & legal affairs, international production.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Penn State has been asked by the United Nations to lead a global network to advance building science, construction processes and building management. The network aims to create an international framework that will make buildings more sustainable, more efficient and ...
World leaders are attending the second day of the Munich Security Conference in Germany on Saturday. The start of the conference has heard grim warnings that the threat of a major global conflict is at its "highest in decades". Political leaders and military chiefs from around the world are attending the ...
What if the rest of the world has been shouting at America for years that gun control is less intractable than you think -- you just have to vote in large numbers for the politicians that favor it, and keep doing so at every election? If that's the case, then perhaps some powerful, leveling international marketplace ...
Global Energy Advisory February 16th 2018. By Editorial Dept | Fri, 16 February 2018 18:00 ... Get the same energy Intel that international governments, major oil companies, hedge funds and investment bankers do from our 400 global on-the-ground assets... In it you'll receive profitable Stocks & Intel that no one else has…
Anand Mahant, an accounting major from India, has spent nearly four years living his dream in America. By August, the 21-year-old will have completed a bachelor's degree in accounting at the University of Bridgeport. "It was a tremendous journey, filled with joy," sad Mahant, who hopes to continue his ...
The first reason for this fund in particular is that it focuses on the future of infrastructure development IN the United States, and is not a global target investment. The second point of differentiation in this fund is that it is an ETF that brings with it both tax efficiency and with the current .47% annual expense, ...
Extrapolating from ash-corrected measurements and global warming projections, Schuur estimated that soils at his site in Alaska could lose two-thirds of their carbon by the end of the century. Previously, he had estimated that Arctic soils as a whole would lose just 5 to 15 percent of their carbon stocks in the ...
A global energy demand forecast is presented to 2100 based on historical growth of per capita energy consumption, 1965-2015, and on UN Low and Medium population growth forecasts. The Low forecast sees energy demand growing from 13.15 billion tonnes oil equivalent (toe) per annum in 2015 to ...
More than any other international music industry, K-pop has been strategically designed to earworm its way into your brain -- and to elevate South Korea and its culture onto the world stage. How did we get here? Through a combination of global political changes, savvy corporatization and media ...
Last October, the International Monetary Fund released a paper arguing that inequality was undermining global economic growth -- and thus, contrary to supply-side dogma, developed nations did not need to choose between progressive tax policies and growth-enhancing ones. The United States could ...
It was the final day of the 27-week shoot of this ambitious and risky coproduction of the BBC and AMC about global organized crime, and its unusual international flavor was on full display. Mr. Norton had bought ice cream for the cast and crew, who shouted good-naturedly to each other, in a cacophony of ...
A major debate has unfolded around India's economic prospects. On the one hand, you have Prime Minister Modi declaring at the 2018 World Economic Forum that India's economy, already the fifth largest in the world, will double, to $5 trillion, by 2025. On the other hand, you have the media pointing out ...
Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu said Thursday he will no longer be a global ambassador for the British-based aid organization Oxfam after ... U.K. International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt has warned that government funding to the group -- some 31.7 million pounds ($43.8 million) ...
Google's Project Fi has announced it is expanding its international coverage, making it now available in 170 countries and territories. Additionally, Project Fi will also now let you know if you're covered for your next trip based upon international flight information from gmail. Prior to today, Project Fi was ...
The company's foreign sales axis is headed by London-based Rodolphe Buet, president of international. He previously headed sales for France's Studiocanal, and joined TMP and Global Road in October last year. In addition to projects hatched within Global Road's own pipeline, Buet will acquire ...
We call upon Russia to be the responsible member of the international community it claims to be rather than secretly trying to undermine it," Foreign Office Minister Tariq Ahmad said. Russia is denying that it was responsible for the cyberattack. The attack impacted global shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk ...
UPDATE, with more detail: Global Road Entertainment was not expected to announce any major new film projects here at the EFM, but Chairman and CEO Rob Friedman certainly dropped some big news today. In a meeting with international buyers on the first day of the market, the former Lionsgate exec ...
Mirae Asset Global Investments late Monday announced that it would buy Global X Funds for an undisclosed sum, the latest in a series of acquisition deals in the red-hot exchange-traded fund industry. The ETF marketplace has seen massive growth of late, although that growth has been principally ...
Back in 1970, when we were at the same absolute levels, total U.S. oil production represented over 20% of total global supply. The growth from 5 million barrels a day to 10 million barrels a day has come almost entirely from U.S. unconventional production. That's notable, because this unconventional ...
The U.S. is soon expected to become a dominant player in the global market for liquefied natural gas as gulf Coast companies build massive terminals to serve overseas markets and the federal government ... "U.S. LNG exports are expanding and reshaping the international gas markets," Winberg said.
He said through the international event, participating students will separate into teams in each of the locations to tackle one of 15 need statements -- including the thematic areas of waste management, food security, agriculture, digital technology, medical and environment -- by creating a prototype and ...


 

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