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February 7th, 2014
Syria crisis: UN poised for Homs humanitarian operation

BBC

A pause in fighting to evacuate hundreds of civilians from besieged areas of the city of Homs in Syria is expected to begin on Friday.

February 7th, 2014
Tonight Show's Jay Leno bids adieu after 22 years

BBC

Long-time US television host Jay Leno has taped his final episode of The Tonight Show, with help from a few celebrity guests.

January 10th, 2014
‘The Movement’ taking SVG relief drive to another level

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Mr. Shane M. Winter, Mr. Kadeem S. Maynard, Ms. Felicia A. Tonge and Ms. Latoya C. Wheatley, are four small business entrepreneurs in partnership with a few others who endeavour to show that there are strategies that can be developed to stand above challenging economic circumstances.

December 24th, 2013
Richard Branson: Boycott Uganda over gay rights

BBC NEWS

UK business tycoon Richard Branson has called on companies and tourists to boycott Uganda after its parliament approved a bill to toughen the punishment for homosexual acts.

December 24th, 2013
South Sudan sees 'mass ethnic killings'

BBC NEWS

New evidence is emerging of alleged ethnic killings committed during more than a week of fighting in South Sudan.

December 6th, 2013
UPDATE: Premier Smith & Hon. Fraser pay tribute to Nelson Mandela

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier of the Virgin Islands Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith has extended condolences to the people of South Africa and the rest of the world on the death of former President Nelson Mandela.

December 2nd, 2013
Four dead, 63 injured after NYC-bound Metro-North passenger train derails in Bronx

New York Daily News

A Metro-North train whipped around a sharp turn in the Bronx just before a deadly derailment Sunday morning that killed four, injured dozens and tossed passengers around like rag dolls.

November 25th, 2013
Tax havens urged to expose firms hiding fortunes on their shores

THE GUARDIAN

Campaigners have urged Britain's overseas territories to expose the true owners of shell companies set up on their shores to curb illicit financial flows that deprive poor countries of billions of dollars.

November 24th, 2013
Cyprus, three others fail global tax test; India fully compliant

By: The Economic Times

LONDON: A worldwide crackdown on illicit funds has left just four jurisdictions -- Cyprus, Luxembourg, Seychelles and British Virgin Islands -- non-compliant with global tax laws, while India has emerged as 'fully compliant'.

November 10th, 2013
Venezuela cops Miss Universe 2013 title

Moscow (AFP) - A 25-year-old Venezuelan television presenter, Gabriela Isler, on Saturday was crowned Miss Universe in Moscow in a glittering ceremony.





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