Month: January 2021

9 Killed in Seven-Hour Siege of Mogadishu Hotel

| January 31, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Somalia’s government announced the end of a seven-hour deadly siege in the capital Mogadishu Sunday night, which left nine people dead. Mohamed Nur Galal, a well-known retired general and former defense minister, was among those confirmed killed in the…

Researchers Probe New Territory in Treating Patients with Lung Cancer during COVID-19 Pandemic

| January 30, 2021 | Web Desk | 0

Press Briefing with International Researchers Explores this Question at IASLC 2020 World Conference on Lung Cancer Singapore To view a recording of the press briefing, visit: https://vimeo.com/506248459/caa7346336 SINGAPORE, Jan. 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On February 27, 2020, the flagship journal of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, the Journal of Thoracic […]

Time Running Out on Somalia’s Troubled Vote

| January 30, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA – As Somalia marks three decades since a dictator fell and chaos engulfed the country, the government is set to hold a troubled national election.Or is it?Two regional states refuse to take part, and time is running out before the Fe…

Hunger Grips Thousands Displaced by Inter-Communal Violence in Darfur

| January 30, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

GENEVA – The World Food Program is scaling up food assistance to tens of thousands of people displaced by intercommunal violence in Sudan’s explosive Darfur region.United Nations agencies say an estimated 250 people have been killed and more than 100,0…

Bombardier Closes Sale of its Transportation business to Alstom

| January 29, 2021 | Web Desk | 0

Net proceeds to Bombardier of ~$3.6 billion, including ~$600 million in Alstom shares Proceeds strengthen liquidity and will allow the Company to begin debt paydown1; Pro-forma net debt as of December 31, 2020 ~$4.7 billion2  Completes Bombardier’s repositioning as a pure-play business jet company All amounts in this press release are in U.S. dollars unless […]