Day: March 6, 2023

Winners Announced in 17th Annual Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service

World’s Top Customer Service and Sales Awards Were Presented in Las Vegas FAIRFAX, Va., March 06, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Winners in the 17th annual Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service, recognized as the world’s top customer service awards and sales awards, were unveiled on Friday night at a gala

UN Chief Warns Equality Among the Sexes 300 Years Away

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations secretary-general warned Monday at the start of a major women’s conference that at the current pace, gender equality is projected to be 300 years away. “Progress won over decades is vanishing before our eyes,” Antonio Guterres said at the start of the Commission on

A Month After Quake, Survivors Need Shelter, Sanitation

ANKARA, TURKEY — One month after a powerful quake devastated parts of Turkey and Syria, hundreds of thousands of people still need adequate shelter and sanitation, and an appeal for $1 billion to assist survivors is only 10% funded, hampering efforts to tackle the humanitarian crisis, a United Nations official

US Warns About Increasing Use of Intermediaries to Evade Russia Sanctions

WASHINGTON — The Russian invasion of Ukraine has triggered an unprecedented wave of U.S. sanctions on Russia. In the year since the onslaught, the U.S. The Treasury Department has sanctioned about 2,400 entities and individuals, while the Commerce Department has imposed prohibitive controls on exports to Russia and its ally

Cameroon Media Mogul, Officers Charged in Journalist’s Death

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON — A military court in Cameroon over the weekend charged a media mogul, a military officer, and a police commissioner with complicity in the January torture and killing of journalist Martinez Zogo. Cameroon laws state that crimes involving the use of weapons especially guns can be handled by

As Parts of Egyptian Economy Face Crisis, Others Appear More Resilient

CAIRO — As the Egyptian economy struggles against negative headwinds from many directions, some sectors appear to be performing well. Ordinary Egyptians are buying lower-end merchandise as their purchasing power is eroded by inflation and the effects of Egypt’s weakening currency on the prices of imported goods. President Abdel Fattah