Sunday , February 28th , 2021  

Bombardier Challenger 350 Jet Most Delivered in Category for Seventh Consecutive Year, Company Also Ends 2020 With Highest Total Market Share in Fourth Quarter

MONTREAL, Feb. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier announced today that its best–selling Challenger 350 aircraft was the most–delivered medium category business jet in 2020, making it the category leader for a seventh consecutive year. As detailed in the General Aviation Manufacturers Association's (GAMA) annual shipment and billings report released February 24, the company...

By External SourceFeb 26 2021 (IPS-Partners)   International Women’s Day 2021 <a style="color:#21759B;text-decoration:none;font-size:13px;font-weight:bold;margin-bottom:1px;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;" On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2021, IPS Inter Press Service is pleased to bring to it’s readers, opinions, views and perspectives of women leaders...

Renewed, More Ambitious Targets of Paris Agreement Needed

As a small island developing state, Saint Lucia is disproportionately vulnerable to external economic shocks and extreme climate-related events that can instantly erase decades of its development gains. A new report by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) states that many countries have strengthened their commitments to the Paris Agreement by “reducing or limiting...

Money Laundering: the Darker Side of the World’s Offshore Financial System

Credit: UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Feb 26 2021 – A sign outside a laundry in New York city had a frivolously flippant slogan: “We launder dirty clothes, not dirty money.” And a 2019 movie titled “Laundromat,” based on a book ‘Secrecy World’ by Pulitzer Prize winning author Jake Bernstein, exposed the byzantine world of money laundering. That’s...

Biden-Harris Administration Committed to Building Resilient Agricultural Supply Chains

Soil degradation: over one-third of the Corn Belt, the epicenter of American corn and soybean production, has lost its carbon-rich top soil.  Credit: Bigstock. By Esther NgumbiURBANA, Illinois, Feb 26 2021 – The White House, under the Presidency of Joe Biden just released an Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains stating the country needs to have resilient, diverse and secure supply...

Entera Bio Announces Publication of Phase 2 Hypoparathyroidism Study in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research

"' EB612 When Added to Standard of Care Led to a Statistically Significant Decrease in Supplemental Calcium Usage "" "' Oral Human Parathyroid Hormone (1–34) Has the Potential to Have a Major Impact on Compliance, Adherence, Therapeutic Impact and Quality of Life for Patients "" BOSTON and JERUSALEM, Feb. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Entera Bio Ltd....

Lebanon: A Lion Pit for Journalism

By Cendrella AzarBEIRUT, Lebanon, Feb 25 2021 – Our deadliest nightmare is back: Political assassinations in Lebanon is back with the horrific murder of Luqman Slim, a vocal critic of Hezbollah. Slim’s assassination is the first killing of a high-profile activist and outspoken journalist in years. What do the political assassinations in Lebanon tell us about the history of this country? Lebanon,...

UN Peacebuilding Commission must Prioritise Protecting Youth Activists Facing Retaliation

Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg has faced massive backlash for supporting the Indian farmers’ protests. (File photo) Credit: Anders Hellberg/CC BY-SA 4.0 By Samira SadequeUNITED NATIONS, Feb 25 2021 – The United Nations Peacebuilding Commission must prioritise the protection of youth activists who face retaliation from state and non-state actors, said UN Youth Envoy Jayathma Wickramanayake. Wickramanayake...

A Growing Shift in the Narrative about Climate Action

Forest women in Anantagiri forest in the south-east of India check out their solar dryer. (file photo) There is a growing shift and awareness in mainstream political, corporate and public debate about the need for climate action. Credit: Stella Paul/IPS. By Samira SadequeUNITED NATIONS, Feb 25 2021 – A keen awareness about the intersection of our ecosystem and the “accelerating destabilisation...

FXCM Stock Baskets Traders Go Big on BIOTECH and ESPORTS in January

LONDON and SYDNEY, Australia and JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Feb. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FXCM Group, LLC (“FXCM Group” or “FXCM”), the leading international provider of online foreign exchange trading, CFD trading and related services, is today releasing the volume increases for the month of January in its proprietary stock basket product line. FXCM's stock...