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MIL-OSI Africa: Public Service Commission notes State Attorney probe

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Source: South Africa News Agency The Public Service Commission (PSC) says it has noted the confirmation by Justice and Correctional Services Minister, Adv Michael Masutha, on a proclamation for the Special Investigating Unit to investigate allegations of fraud and corruption in the Office of the State Attorney (OSA). President Cyril Ramaphosa signed off the proclamation […]

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MIL-OSI Africa: Western Cape dam levels continue to rise

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Source: South Africa News Agency While the country has seen a decrease in dam levels in the past week, the Western Cape continues to benefit from winter rains. According to the dam levels report issued by the Department of Water and Sanitation on Wednesday, less rainfall in the past week has decreased South Africa’s dam […]

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MIL-OSI Africa: Hawks imposters arrested

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Source: South Africa News Agency Three suspects, allegedly impersonating Hawks investigators, were arrested in an undercover operation on Wednesday. The suspects, aged between 33 and 51, with one posing as a Major General, were arrested by the Serious Corruption Investigation unit at a hideout in Midrand, the Hawks said. The arrest followed a complaint from a […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: News story: Help reduce recruitment fraud

By   9 mins ago

Source: UK Government Registered Bodies are being urged to partner with the charity SAFERjobs to help protect people from potential recruitment scams.Working with the DBS, SAFERjobs is asking organisations to join its scheme that aims to tackle the rise in fake background screening checks defrauding job seekers.Keith Rosser, Chair of SAFERjobs explained: A common method […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: News story: Commercial law trainee scheme in the Government Legal Department

By   9 mins ago

Source: UK Government Help us improve GOV.UKTo help us improve GOV.UK, we’d like to know more about your visit today. We’ll send you a link to a feedback form. It will take only 2 minutes to fill in. Don’t worry we won’t send you spam or share your email address with anyone.Email addressSend me the […]

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MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: The Bank of Russia issues a commemorative coin dedicated to the anniversary of Vladimir Vysotsky

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Source: Central Bank of the Russian Federation in English On 15 August 2018, the Bank of Russia issues commemorative silver coins.The coin in denomination of 2 rubles ‘Poet and actor V.S. Vysotsky’ is a part of the series ‘Outstanding Personalities of Russia’. The reverse side of the coin features Vladimir Vysotsky holding a guitar with […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Water Quality and Productivity Enhancement in an Irrigated River Basin

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Source: US National Institute of Food and Agriculture News This project identifies and ranks conservation practices by reducing salinity and selenium in Colorado’s Lower Arkansas River Basin with the goal of increasing the productivity and economic viability of the land and its rural communities and maintaining access to irrigation water. The models explored 67 water […]

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    MIL-OSI Energy: Diving supervisor certification exams

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    Source: International Marine Contractors Association – IMCA – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Diving supervisor certification exams IMCA has temporarily suspended diving supervisor certification exams in Mumbai due to concerns over the probity of certain examinations undertaken in the Mumbai area. An investigation is underway, and a number of air diving supervisor certificates have been suspended. If […]

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    MIL-OSI Economics: Walmart U.S. Q2 comps(1) grew 4.5% and Walmart U.S. eCommerce sales grew 40%, Q2 GAAP net loss per share of $0.29; Adjusted EPS(2) of $1.29

    By   29 mins ago

    Source: Walmart Headline: Walmart U.S. Q2 comps(1) grew 4.5% and Walmart U.S. eCommerce sales grew 40%, Q2 GAAP net loss per share of $0.29; Adjusted EPS(2) of $1.29 Total revenue was $128.0 billion, an increase of $4.7 billion, or 3.8%. Excluding currency2, total revenue was $127.8 billion, an increase of $4.4 billion, or 3.6%.Walmart U.S. […]

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    MIL-OSI Banking: New Look of the Currency Section of the HKMA Information Centre

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    Source: Hong Kong Monetary Authority Headline: New Look of the Currency Section of the HKMA Information Centre New Look of the Currency Section of the HKMA Information CentreThe Currency Section of the HKMA Information Centre (Information Centre) is reopened to the public with a fresh new look today (16 August).In light of the launch of […]

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    MIL-OSI Economics: Finland: EU funding for growth of Finnish companies

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    Source: European Investment Bank Headline: Finland: EU funding for growth of Finnish companies The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the investment company Suomen Teollisuussijoitus Oy Tesi have agreed on a financing programme to channel funding in support of the growth of Finnish companies. The operation is guaranteed under the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), […]

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    MIL-OSI USA: President Signs Sen. Cantwell’s Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Cybersecurity Resources for Small Businesses into Law

    By   2 hours ago

    Source: United States Senator for Washington Maria Cantwell 08.15.18 President Signs Sen. Cantwell’s Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Cybersecurity Resources for Small Businesses into Law 62 percent of all cyberattacks target small businesses; cybercrime expected to cost global economy more than $2 trillion by 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, President Trump signed bipartisan legislation introduced by […]

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    MIL-OSI Economics: Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to ASEAN presents credentials

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    Source: ASEAN – Association of SouthEast Asian Nations (2) Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to ASEAN presents credentialsAmbassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to ASEAN, Abdul Salik Khan, presented his Letter of Credence to Secretary-General of ASEAN, Dato Lim Jock Hoi, at the ASEAN Secretariat, 16 August 2018 Share This Article MIL […]

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    MIL-OSI USA: President Signs Sen. Cantwell’s Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Cybersecurity Resources for Small Businesses into Law

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    Source: United States Senator for Washington Maria Cantwell 08.15.18 President Signs Sen. Cantwell’s Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Cybersecurity Resources for Small Businesses into Law 62 percent of all cyberattacks target small businesses; cybercrime expected to cost global economy more than $2 trillion by 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, President Trump signed bipartisan legislation introduced by […]

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      MIL-OSI USA: Water Quality and Productivity Enhancement in an Irrigated River Basin

      By   10 mins ago

      Source: US National Institute of Food and Agriculture News This project identifies and ranks conservation practices by reducing salinity and selenium in Colorado’s Lower Arkansas River Basin with the goal of increasing the productivity and economic viability of the land and its rural communities and maintaining access to irrigation water. The models explored 67 water […]

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      MIL-OSI USA: Nutrient Reductions in Irrigated Agricultural Watersheds

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      Source: US National Institute of Food and Agriculture News Reducing nutrients at the watershed scale requires locating agricultural conservation best management practices (BMPs) in critical source areas, such as Colorado’s South Platte River Basin (SPRB). Researchers at Colorado State University (CSU) set up the Soil and Water Assessment Tool model for about 300,000 hectares of […]

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      MIL-OSI USA: Grassley: The Committee Will Have Ample Information & Time to Carry Out Its Responsibilities

      By   11 mins ago

      Source: United States Senator for Iowa Chuck Grassley Prepared Floor Statement by Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee On the upcoming hearing for Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh August 15, 2018 VIDEO Last week, I announced that the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination to the […]

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      MIL-OSI USA: As Trump Admin Seeks to Quietly Weaken Financial Protections for U.S. Troops, Senate Democrats Sound the Alarm & Demand Trump Admin Uphold its Duty to Shield U.S. Troops from Predatory Lending & Financial Fraud

      By   11 mins ago

      Source: United States Senator for Rhode Island Jack Reed 8/15/2018 —  WASHINGTON, DC – In an effort to protect soldiers and their families from abusive financial practices, every Democratic member of the U.S. Senate, led by Jack Reed (D-RI), the Ranking Member of the Armed Services Committee; Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Ranking Member of the Banking, Housing, […]

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      MIL-OSI USA: Warner And Kaine Announce $846,000 For Orange County Fire & EMS

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      Source: United States Senator for Virginia Tim Kaine August 15, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced $846,000 in federal funding for the County of Orange Fire & EMS through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Assistant to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program. The fire department will use the funding to […]

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      MIL-OSI USA: Warner & Kaine Announce $75,000 to Support Small Businesses in Culpeper

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      Source: United States Senator for Virginia Tim Kaine August 15, 2018 ~ Federal grant will help local organization revitalize Historic Downtown District and create new jobs ~  WASHINGTON— U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) announced today that Culpeper Renaissance, Inc. (CRI) will receive $75,000 in federal funds from the U.S. Department […]

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      MIL-OSI USA: Warner & Kaine Urge Newly Confirmed VA Secretary to Review Political Influence Plaguing Dept. of Veterans Affairs

      By   12 mins ago

      Source: United States Senator for Virginia Tim Kaine August 13, 2018 ~ Senators urge VA Secretary to examine if politically motivated actions have impacted the VA’s delivery of care and benefits for veterans after ProPublica report ~ WASHINGTON – Following a ProPublica investigation showing potential political influence on policy decisions at the Department of Veterans Affairs […]

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        MIL-OSI United Kingdom: News story: Help reduce recruitment fraud

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        Source: UK Government Registered Bodies are being urged to partner with the charity SAFERjobs to help protect people from potential recruitment scams.Working with the DBS, SAFERjobs is asking organisations to join its scheme that aims to tackle the rise in fake background screening checks defrauding job seekers.Keith Rosser, Chair of SAFERjobs explained: A common method […]

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        MIL-OSI United Kingdom: News story: Commercial law trainee scheme in the Government Legal Department

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        Source: UK Government Help us improve GOV.UKTo help us improve GOV.UK, we’d like to know more about your visit today. We’ll send you a link to a feedback form. It will take only 2 minutes to fill in. Don’t worry we won’t send you spam or share your email address with anyone.Email addressSend me the […]

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        MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: The Bank of Russia issues a commemorative coin dedicated to the anniversary of Vladimir Vysotsky

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        Source: Central Bank of the Russian Federation in English On 15 August 2018, the Bank of Russia issues commemorative silver coins.The coin in denomination of 2 rubles ‘Poet and actor V.S. Vysotsky’ is a part of the series ‘Outstanding Personalities of Russia’. The reverse side of the coin features Vladimir Vysotsky holding a guitar with […]

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        MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Boylan expresses concern over electricity price rise

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        Source: Sinn Féin 16 August, 2018 – by Cathal Boylan Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Boylan has expressed concern over PowerNI’s decision to increase electricity prices by 14 percent. The party’s spokesperson on Energy, Environment and Climate Spokesperson said:“It is deeply disappointing and concerning that PowerNI has made the decision to hike its energy prices for the […]

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        MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Corporate report: Service Inquiry into the accident involving a Griffin MK1 ZJ241 at Yr Aran, Snowdonia, Wales

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        Source: United Kingdom – Ministry of Defence A Service Inquiry has been conducted following the Griffin MK1 ZJ241 accident at at Yr Aran, Snowdonia, Wales.The final report has been published to inform the military chain of command and the public of the findings of the inquiry and its recommendations to improve defence safety. MIL OSI […]

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        MIL-OSI United Kingdom: News story: Sandwell and west Birmingham patients to benefit from new hospital

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        Source: UK Government Under the agreement, the government will provide funding for the remainder of the building work at Midland Metropolitan Hospital. The new hospital will be built by 2022.When completed, Midland Metropolitan will be the first new hospital in England’s second largest urban area since 2010. The new hospital will have:state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment15 operating […]

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        MIL-OSI United Kingdom: As schools go back, education reform work continues

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        Source: Scottish National Party As schools go back this week, education is once again a hot topic of conversation. At the end of last term we finished the school year on a high, with a landmark agreement to fast-track the reform of education in Scotland. Of course there has been criticism from some corners that […]

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          MIL-OSI Australia: Hook, Line And Sinker On Research And Education

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          Source: Premier of Victoria Six projects funded by fishing licence fees have been announced today that will benefit salt and freshwater fisheries in southwest Victoria and children’s education across the state. Four projects are research focused and will provide information to better manage target species. The other two will see new fish habitat and fishing […]

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          MIL-OSI China: 30 more women sue University of Southern California over sex abuse scandal

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          Source: China State Council Information Office Thirty more women patients filed a lawsuit Wednesday over alleged inappropriate behavior by Dr. George Tyndall, a former gynecologist at the University of Southern California (USC), bringing the number of women suing the university to more than 340. COMMITMENT TO CHANGE The new lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior […]

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          MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Rail link expert team established

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          Source: Hong Kong Information Services An Expert Adviser Team for the Shatin to Central Link Project has been established, the Transport & Housing Bureau announced. The team comprises former Director of Civil Engineering Lau Ching-kwong, former Director of Buildings Hui Siu-wai and former Head of Geotechnical Engineering Office Wong Hok-ning. It will conduct an overall […]

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          MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: BIS raid Packaged Drinking Water Manufacturing Unit

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          Source: Government of India Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) conducted an enforcement raid recently on M/s Hi-Tech Aqua,in Mayapuri Industrial Area, Delhi. The firm was manufacturing Packaged Drinking Water packed in 20L capacity filled jars under brand “Freshier” with spurious licence no. CM/L-8726490.  A substantial quantity of empty 20L capacity jars with brand “Parie” with […]

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          MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: President Tsai meets Paraguayan President-elect Mario Abdo Benítez and Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales

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          Source: Republic Of China Taiwan President Tsai meets Paraguayan President-elect Mario Abdo Benítez and Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales President Tsai meets Paraguayan President-elect Mario Abdo Benítez and Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales 2018-08-15 On the afternoon of August 14 local time (morning of August 15 Taipei time), President Tsai Ing-wen met with Paraguayan President-elect Mario Abdo […]

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          MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Public comments sought on draft Data protection bill

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          Source: Government of India Recognizing the importance of data protection and keeping personal data of citizens secure and protected, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India constituted a Committee of Experts under the Chairmanship of Justice B N Srikrishna, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India.   The Committee of Experts on Data […]

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          MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Mosquito control measures enhanced

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          Source: Hong Kong Information Services The Government has stepped up mosquito control measures to combat Dengue fever, Under Secretary for Food & Health Dr Chui Tak-yi said. Dr Chui was speaking to the press today after inspecting the implementation of mosquito prevention and control measures by the Food & Environmental Hygiene Department in Kwai Tsing. […]

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            MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: The Bank of Russia issues a commemorative coin dedicated to the anniversary of Vladimir Vysotsky

            By   9 mins ago

            Source: Central Bank of the Russian Federation in English On 15 August 2018, the Bank of Russia issues commemorative silver coins.The coin in denomination of 2 rubles ‘Poet and actor V.S. Vysotsky’ is a part of the series ‘Outstanding Personalities of Russia’. The reverse side of the coin features Vladimir Vysotsky holding a guitar with […]

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            MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: The winner of the Stanley Cup brought the main prize of overseas hockey to the MIA of Russia GA for the Chelyabinsk Region

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            Source: Russian Federation Ministry of Internal Affairs in English The MIA of Russia GA for the Chelyabinsk Region, at the invitation of the leadership, was visited by the two-time world hockey champion, player of the NHL Washington Capitals, who previously played in the Tractor club, the central forward of the Russian team Evgeny Kuznetsov. The […]

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            MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: A criminal case on the theft of precious metal from the territory of an enterprise was sent to court

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            Source: Russian Federation Ministry of Internal Affairs in English “The offenders took away from the territory of the enterprise more than 200 kg of palladium worth more than 3 million rubles,” the official representative of the MIA of Russia, Irina Volk, said. MIL OSI MIL OSI Eurozone and Baltics –

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            MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: Police of the Moscow Region detained a suspect in the illegal sale of heroin

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            Source: Russian Federation Ministry of Internal Affairs in English Police officers at a specialized post located on the 124th km of the Ural highway stopped a foreign-made car in which a native of a Central Asian country suspected of illicit drug sales was a passenger.In the course of a personal search, the policeman found and […]

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            MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: In the Kemerovo Region, a group of offenders stealing spare parts for quarry dump trucks will face the court

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            Source: Russian Federation Ministry of Internal Affairs in English Investigator of the MIA of Russia Division for the Prokopyevsky District completed the investigation of a criminal case brought against three local residents aged between 26 and 35. They are charged with committing crimes under part 3 and part 4 of Article 158 of the Criminal […]

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            MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: In the Kemerovo Region, a group of offenders stealing spare parts for quarry dump trucks will face the court

            By   23 mins ago

            Source: Russian Federation Ministry of Internal Affairs in English Investigator of the MIA of Russia Division for the Prokopyevsky District completed the investigation of a criminal case brought against three local residents aged between 26 and 35. They are charged with committing crimes under part 3 and part 4 of Article 158 of the Criminal […]

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            MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: In Belgorod, police issued a 10-thousandth passport of a new generation

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            Source: Russian Federation Ministry of Internal Affairs in English In Belgorod, policemen issued a 10-thousandth foreign passport of a new generation, processed through the single portal of public services. The presentation of the document to a resident of the regional center Irina Butenko took place in subdivision No. 4 of the Division for Migration Issues […]

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              MIL-OSI Africa: Public Service Commission notes State Attorney probe

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              Source: South Africa News Agency The Public Service Commission (PSC) says it has noted the confirmation by Justice and Correctional Services Minister, Adv Michael Masutha, on a proclamation for the Special Investigating Unit to investigate allegations of fraud and corruption in the Office of the State Attorney (OSA). President Cyril Ramaphosa signed off the proclamation […]

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              MIL-OSI Africa: Western Cape dam levels continue to rise

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              Source: South Africa News Agency While the country has seen a decrease in dam levels in the past week, the Western Cape continues to benefit from winter rains. According to the dam levels report issued by the Department of Water and Sanitation on Wednesday, less rainfall in the past week has decreased South Africa’s dam […]

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              MIL-OSI Africa: Hawks imposters arrested

              By   9 mins ago

              Source: South Africa News Agency Three suspects, allegedly impersonating Hawks investigators, were arrested in an undercover operation on Wednesday. The suspects, aged between 33 and 51, with one posing as a Major General, were arrested by the Serious Corruption Investigation unit at a hideout in Midrand, the Hawks said. The arrest followed a complaint from a […]

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              MIL-OSI Africa: Rugby Africa Gold Cup: Rugby World Cup Qualification: Watch the last games on Saturday

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              Source: Africa Press Organisation – English – Report: CAPE TOWN, South Africa, August 16, 2018/APO Group/ — Watch the Rugby Africa Gold Cup Live on YouTube on Saturday 18 August: Namibia vs Kenya: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOvZl-INt84 Uganda vs Zimbabwe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2yg56p2eek Tunisia vs Morocco: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWNtBpMDmX0 Download the fixtures: https://bit.ly/2OoQUu9 Key figures about rugby in Africa: https://bit.ly/2vUjkVp Journalist? REGISTER to receive the results, B-Roll […]

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              MIL-OSI USA: Coons, Rubio urge UN Secretary-General to investigate murder of Russian journalists in Central African Republic

              By   2 hours ago

              Source: United States Senator for Delaware Christopher Coons 08.15.18 Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) today urged Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres to support a full and impartial investigation into the murders of Russian journalists Orkhan Dzhemal, Kirill Radchenko, and Alexander Rastorguyev, who were investigating the activities of Wagner, a […]

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              MIL-OSI USA: Rubio, Coons Urge UN Secretary-General to Investigate Murders of Russian Journalists in Central African Republic

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              Source: United States Senator for Florida Marco Rubio Washington, D.C. –U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Chris Coons (D-DE) today urged Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres to support a full and impartial investigation into the murders of Russian journalists Orkhan Dzhemal, Kirill Radchenko, and Alexander Rastorguyev, who were investigating the activities of Wagner, a Russian […]

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              MIL-OSI Africa: APO Group on the search for new Head of Media Relations Division based in Paris or London

              By   2 hours ago

              Source: Africa Press Organisation – English – Report: LAUSANNE, Switzerland, August 16, 2018/APO Group/ — APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading media relations consultancy for Africa and the Middle East, today announced it has begun its international search for a Head of Media Relations Division, to be appointed at the beginning of October 2018. This recruitment […]

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                MIL-Evening Report: Nuclear free and independent Pacific – how the zone began 33 years ago and what now?

                By   3 hours ago

                Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific. – [embedded content] From Pacific Media Watch RADIO 531pi Breakfast Talanoa host Ma’a Brian Sagala has talked about the Rarotonga Treaty with Café Pacific publisher David Robie. It was hugely significant for the Pacific. It was sort of like a threshold for the Pacific really standing up to […]

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                MIL-Evening Report: Indonesian police arrest 49 in attack, vandalising of Papuan dormitory

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                The 49 arrested Papuan students in Surabaya police station after the protest. Image: Suara Papua By Bastian Tebai in Surabaya Indonesian police last night arrested 49 Papuan students who live at the Kamasan Papuan Dormitory in the East Java provincial capital of Surabaya and they are being held at the district police headquarters (Polrestabes). There […]

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                MIL-OSI Reportage: Nuclear free and independent Pacific – how the zone began 33 years ago and what now?

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                Source: Dr David Robie – Café Pacific – Analysis-Reportage: [embedded content] From Pacific Media Watch RADIO 531pi Breakfast Talanoa host Brian Sagala has talked about the Rarotonga Treaty with Cafe Pacific publisher David Robie. It was hugely significant for the Pacific. It was sort of like a threshold for the Pacific really standing up to the […]

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                MIL-Evening Report: Newsletter: New Zealand Politics Daily – August 16 2018

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                Newsletter: New Zealand Politics Daily – August 16 2018 Editor’s Note: Here below is a list of the main issues currently under discussion in New Zealand and links to media coverage. The Beehive and Parliament Buildings. Primary teachers’ strikeRNZ: Hipkins: Teachers’ pay demand ‘out of kilter’Dan Satherley (Newshub): Two years to solve teacher shortage – Education Minister Chris HipkinsTracy […]

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                MIL-Evening Report: NZ teacher ‘superheroes’ call for a better deal in first strike in 24 years

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                Multimedia story by Leilani Sitagata in Auckland About 30,000 primary and intermediate school teachers and principals went on strike for the first time in almost a quarter century today. A total of 1479 schools were closed – about threequarters of the number in New Zealand – with an impact on more than 400,000 children across […]

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                MIL-Evening Report: Dan McGarry: Fighting for media freedom and truth in the Pacific

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                When the host country Nauru banned the pool broadcaster, ABC, from the Pacific Islands summit set for next month, it was condemned widely for an attack on freedom on the media. Lee Duffield recently paid a visit to Dan McGarry, media director of the Vanuatu Daily Post, who took a lead, declaring his outlet would […]

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                MIL-Evening Report: RSF calls on Nauru to allow banned ABC to cover Pacific Islands Forum

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                ABC ban … “The Nauruan government should not be allowed to dictate who fills the positions in an Australian media pool.” Image: David Robie/PMC By Reporters Without Borders Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on Nauru to rescind its decision to bar Australia’s public radio and TV broadcaster, ABC, from covering the Pacific Islands Forum […]

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