Daily Archives: November 7, 2019

Trip.com Group and TripAdvisor Announce Strategic Partnership

SHANGHAI and NEEDHAM, Mass., Nov. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Trip.com Group Limited (Nasdaq: TCOM) (“Trip.com Group”, formerly known as Ctrip.com International Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP)) and TripAdvisor, Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIP) (“TripAdvisor”) today announced a strategic partnership to expand global cooperation, including a joint venture, global content agreements and a governance agreement. First, Ctrip Investment Holding Ltd., a subsidiary of Trip.com Group has entered […]

UNAMID Pakistani Peacekeepers Construct Children’s Park in Kabkabiya, North Darfur

On the occasion of the United Nations Day’s commemoration on 24 October, UNAMID Force Commander, Lt .General Leonard Ngondi, inaugurated a children’s park constructed by Pakistani peacekeepers who are currently serving with UNAMID and are based in Kabk…

UNAMID Pakistani Peacekeepers Construct Children’s Park in Kabkabiya, North Darfur

On the occasion of the United Nations Day’s commemoration on 24 October, UNAMID Force Commander, Lt .General Leonard Ngondi, inaugurated a children’s park constructed by Pakistani peacekeepers who are currently serving with UNAMID and are based in Kabk…

International Criminal Court Sentences Ntaganda to 30 Years

The International Criminal Court sentenced former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda to 30 years in prison Thursday for war crimes and crimes against humanity.ICC judges found Ntaganda guilty of 18 counts in July, including murder, rape, sexual slav…

South Sudan Rival Leaders Delay New Government by 100 Days

KAMPALA, UGANDA – South Sudan’s president and chief rebel leader have agreed to postpone formation of a transitional unity government for 100 days beyond a November 12 deadline.Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni announced the delay Thursday on Twitter a…

Morocco’s Female Landowners Give Ivanka Trump a Warm Welcome

SIDI KACEM, Morocco – Visiting Morocco for the first time, Ivanka Trump received a warm welcome Thursday from women in a region of the country where they are benefiting from changes that allow them to own land. One woman expressed her gratitude by hugg…

First Committee (Disarmament and International Security)

Note: Owing to the liquidity crisis impacting our Organization, only a partial summary of statements made in today’s meeting of the First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) is available at this time. The complete summary will be issued…

Speakers in General Assembly Urge United States to Repeal Embargo Against Cuba, Criticizing Trump Administration for Intensifying Restrictions over Past Year

Delegates from around the world today called for an end to the United States long standing economic, commercial and financial embargo against Cuba, with many States criticizing the Administration of Donald J. Trump for intensifying sanctions and restri…

South Africa nets R363bn worth of investments: Pres Ramaphosa

JOHANNESBURG, The total value of investment commitments made at the second instalment of the South Africa Investment Conference tally up to R363 billion, President Ramaphosa said.This, the President highlighted, is 17% higher than the R300 billion in i…