Greek govt survives motion of censure over wiretapping affair

Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis speaks during a parliament debate in Athens, Aug 26, 2020. (PHOTO / AP) ATHENS – A motion of censure against the Greek government over allegations of extensive wiretapping was outvoted on Friday, Greek national broadcaster ERT has reported. The motion was tabled by the main opposition party, SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance, over […]

CIA chief makes rare visit to Libya

This photo posted on the official Facebook page of Libya’s Government of National Unity on Jan 12, 2023 shows Libyan Prime Minister Abdulhamid al-Dbeibah shaking hands with CIA Director William Burns. (GOVERNMENT OF NATIONAL UNITY, LIBYA VIA FACEBOOK) TRIPOLI – US Central Intelligence Agency chief William Burns made a rare trip to Libya on Thursday, […]

Hitachi Energy and Linxon support National Grid in achieving sustainability targets through pioneering 420 kV SF6-free gas- insulated switchgear technology

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Dec 22, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Hitachi Energy and Linxon are collaborating to strengthen London Power Tunnels (LPT), a key power infrastructure project that will ensure reliable, clean electricity supply for England’s capital city. To support National Grid in accelerating its net zero targets, Hitachi Energy will deliver EconiQ 420-kilovolt […]

Spritzer Wins World Branding Awards 2022

KUALA LUMPUR & TAIPING, Nov 8, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Spritzer is pleased to announce that the Company has won the national award under beverages, for the water category of the World Branding Awards – Brand of the Year 2022-2023, a premier award recognition programme organised, assessed, evaluated and judged by the […]

Handover of National Centre for Pandemic and Infection Diseases in Myanmar; Advanced Facility Built with Donation from AW Foundation

YANGON, Myanmar, Nov 5, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – AW Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Asia World Group of Companies, handed over to the Ministry of Health the newly completed Wai Bar Gi New Wing – National Centre for Infectious Diseases on 3rd Nov, 2022. Dedicated to the treatment of infectious diseases and […]

NFA promotes healthy eating to reduce food waste

Malang, East Java, Indonesia, Oct 25, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – The National Food Agency (NFA) has started a campaign to promote eating healthy and delicious food by providing recommendations for the composition of foods on the plate in order to reduce waste. Head of the National Food Agency (NFA), Arief Prasetyo (ANTARA/HO-NFA) […]

Colombian, Venezuelan legislators meet on normalizing ties

General view during a session at the National Assembly, in Caracas, on Sept 20, 2022. (FEDERICO PARRA / AFP) CARACAS – Legislative delegations from Venezuela's National Assembly and Colombia's Congress met on Friday to set up working commissions for normalizing bilateral ties, said Venezuelan lawmaker Jorge Rodriguez. State-owned Venezolana de Television reported that 36 Colombian […]

Potential New Therapeutic Approach for Pancreatic Cancer is proposed at 2022 Keystone Meeting: Blocking Obesity or Fatty Acid Oxidation

Seoul, Korea, September 08, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – In “the immunometabolism at the crossroads of obesity and cancer, Keystone Symposia (Sept. 5-9, 2022, Keystone, Co, USA)”, Dr. Soo-Youl Kim, Principal Scientist of the National Cancer Center of South Korea, showed that cancer obtains energy absolutely by burning fatty acids from blood as well as that obesity causes cancer […]

Maybank Indonesia Announces Winners of Maybank Marathon 2022

BALI, INDONESIA, Aug 28, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – PT Bank Maybank Indonesia, Tbk (Maybank Indonesia) announced the winners of the World Athletics’ ‘Elite’ road race, the Maybank Marathon 2022, as the contest concluded its 10th anniversary run in Bali today (8/28). With close to 10,000 runners from 50 countries, Maybank Marathon 2022 […]

Angola braces for highly competitive election

A supporter of Angolan opposition party National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA) holds a party flag during the UNITA final campaign rally ahead of general elections, in Luanda, on Aug 22, 2022. (JOHN WESSELS / AFP) LUANDA – Some 14.3 million Angolan voters are expected to cast ballots to elect the country's […]

Greek top prosecutor to probe surveillance of opposition leader

ATHENS – Greece's supreme court chief prosecutor on Friday evening announced that he will begin to probe into leaks regarding the intelligence service's phone surveillance activities. High court prosecutor Isidoros Dogiakos said that he will personally commence a preliminary investigation into what's termed as "leaks" affecting Greece's national security High court prosecutor Isidoros Dogiakos said […]