Category Archives: General

Amid Rising Number of Conflicts Worldwide, Security Council Presidential Statement Underlines Urgent Need for Advancing Preventive Diplomacy Tools, Practices

Expressing concern over the growing number of conflicts worldwide, the Security Council today underlined an urgent need for redoubled efforts for prevention and resolution.

In presidential statement S/PRST/2018/1, presented by Kairat Abdrakhmanov, Minister for Foreign …

Aptima® HIV-1 Quant Dx Assay Awarded World Health Organization Prequalification

MARLBOROUGH, Massachusetts, Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) announced today that its CE-marked Aptima® HIV-1 Quant Dx assay has been awarded World Health Organization (WHO) prequalification for in vitro diagnostics.

The …

Secretary-General, at Chairmanship Handover Ceremony, Hails Group of 77 as Central Pillar in Defending Multilateralism, Achieving 2030 Agenda

Following are UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres' remarks at the handover ceremony of the chairmanship of the "Group of 77" developing countries and China, in New York today:

I wanted to express my deep gratitude …

Hisense TV en tête des ventes sur le marché chinois pour la 14e année consécutive

PÉKIN, 12 janvier 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Selon les derniers chiffres publiées par CMM, à la fin de 2017 Hisense TV reste leader tant au niveau du volume que de la valeur au détail pour la

Hisense TV sales leads China market for 14 consecutive years

BEIJING, Jan. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — According to the latest data from CMM, Hisense TV ranked No.1 on both retail value and volume for 14 consecutive years in China by the end of 2017. The …

Provision of Vessels by Indigenous Contractors: Total Reaffirms Commitment to due process and Zero Tolerance for Corruption

LAGOS, Nigeria, Jan. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Following a petition from the Indigenous Vessels Operators Association of Nigeria to the Senate Committee on Local Content, Total Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPNI) and National Petroleum Investment

What’s the Spectre Your VoIP will Meltdown?

Telephony systems, SBCs and VoIP hardware that rely on Intel, AMD and ARM processors harbor some serious security vulnerabilities

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Jan. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Patton Electronics—US manufacturer of UC, cloud, and IoT

Taking on environmental health risks, UN agencies aim to protect ‘foundations for life’ on Earth

Two United Nations agencies are teaming up in a major new initiative taking on the herculean task of combatting environmental health risks, which claim an estimated 12.6 million lives a year.

The partnership, announced Wednesday, …