International Photo Exhibition Opens in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province

Visitors pose in front of artworks during the 18th China International Photographic Art Exhibition (CIPAE), which opens in Wuxi, east China’s Jiangsu Province, Aug 3, 2022. Photo : Courtesy of Zhang Shuangshuang The 18th China International Photographic Art Exhibition (CIPAE) kicked off Wednesday in Wuxi, east China’s Jiangsu Province. Nearly …

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Luke Haines & Peter Buck Present…All The Kids Are Super Bummed Out…Brand New Double Album To Be Released October 28, 2022 – Metal Planet Music

All the kids are super disappointed is the second album/collaboration between Luke Haines (Authors/Baader/Meinhof/Black Box Recorder) and Peter Buck (REM). After a chance encounter in 2019 when Peter bought one of Luke’s paintings online (Lou Reed, £99.00), the pair decided to collaborate on what turned out to be their debut …

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The Spice of Fund Financing – Fund Management/ REITs

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. William Cowper once wrote that “variety is the very spice of life”. This can ring true in many circumstances, but becomes particularly relevant for alternative asset managers, or AAMs, when evaluating sources of …

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Niasar’s Chahar-Taq is an example of Sasanian architecture, says tourism official

TEHRAN — A tourism official said Niasar’s Chahar-Taq, which is an ancient square-shaped brick hall topped with a domed roof, is an example of fine architecture during the Sasanian era. “The Chahar-Taq (Chahartaq) of Niasar is a clear example of architectural knowledge and building technology in the Sasanian era, and …

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BALCHEM CORP: Entering into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creating a Direct Financial Obligation or Obligation Under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant, Financial Statements and Exhibits (Form 8-K)

Item 1.01. Conclusion of a significant definitive agreement. On July 27, 2022 (the “Closing Date”), Balchem ​​Companya Maryland corporation (“Balchem”), has entered into an amended and restated credit agreement (the “Credit Agreement”) between the following parties: • Balchem; • BCP Ingredients, Inc., a Delaware corporation, ABERCO, INC., a Maryland corporation, …

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Disfigured colorful art installation near Vegas needs cleaning | app

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Stephanie Heiner arrives at the Seven Magic Mountains public art exhibit on the outskirts of Las Vegas and shakes her head in disbelief at the mess. The desert art installation of seven towers of brightly painted rocks up to 35 feet high, and with the mountain …

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Report: 7 Iraqi tourists killed by floods in northeast Iran | app

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Flash floods triggered by heavy rains killed seven Iraqi tourists in northeastern Iran on Saturday, Iranian state media reported, the latest in the death toll as downpours continue to batter the country. The official IRNA news agency said the tourists were part of a group of …

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Iran readers club talks about poverty alleviation in China

An online activity of Overseas Chinese Literature Readers Club was held in Iran on July 26, 2022. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn] An online activity of the Overseas Chinese Literature Readers’ Club was held in Iran on Tuesday. The activity invited more than 30 people, including local publishers, translators, cultural figures …

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Pakistani army chief reportedly seeks US help in securing crucial IMF loan

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s military leader has reportedly asked for US help in securing early disbursement of an International Monetary Fund loan as high energy import prices push the cash-strapped South Asian nation to the brink a payment crisis. General Qamar Javed Bajwa spoke by phone with US Under Secretary of …

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KMC to name park after Hazrat Salman Farsi on 75th anniversary of Pak-Iran relations

Karachi Administrator Lawyer Murtaza Wahab on Friday approved two Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) resolutions requesting that the park near the Consulate General of the Islamic Republic of Iran be named after Hazrat Salman Farsi, and the Gosha Art Park in Boat Basin, Clifton, after famous musician Sohail Rana. In a …

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President Joe Biden, Crown Prince MBS and Realpolitik

[Neil Quillam is Associate Fellow, Middle East & North Africa Programme at Chatham House and Alice Gower is Director of Security at Azure Security.] There was great interest and much speculation about the outcome of US President Joe Biden’s July visit to Saudi Arabia. Once he went from “will he, …

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WATCH NOW: Rebelling Against All Odds: Eastern Music Festival Head Seeker Seeks to Make an Impact Through Music | Local

Asieh Mahyar is fluent in four languages. The first is Persian, also known as Farsi in its country of origin, Iran. The second, Armenian. The third, English. And the last? Mahyar PAIGE DINGLER, NEWS AND RECORDING Last month, Mahyar traveled to North Carolina to study music in Greensboro. Each year, …

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$3.25M student loan prepayment class action lawsuit settled

(Photo credit: Andrey_Popov/Shutterstock) Overview of the ACS Education Services Class Action: Who: ACS Education Services has reached a $3.25 million settlement agreement with student borrowers. Why: The settlement would put an end to claims that the company failed to provide required certificates to student borrowers after informing them that they …

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Is INSTC Russia the new economic loophole? | Russo-Ukrainian War

As the world worried about the Russian blockade of Ukrainian grain exports to the Black Sea in late June, Vladimir Putin had another trade route in mind. Addressing leaders of nations that sit on the Caspian Sea, the Russian president spoke of a “truly ambitious project” as the centerpiece of …

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ORIGENCE PROVIDES RECORD NUMBER OF LOANS TO CAISSES FOR A SECOND CONSECUTIVE QUARTER IN 2022

Lenders Using CUDL Auto-Lending Network See 20.8% YoY Growth Irvine, Calif., July 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Origina brand of CU Direct, today announced that it provided a record amount of loans to credit unions through its lending platforms in the second quarter of 2022. Credit unions funded a record …

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Mehwish Hayat – the leading lady

Imaintenance Known for her starring roles in films like Load Wedding, Actor-in-Law and Punjab Nahi Jaungi, Mehwish Hayat has dominated the big screen ever since. Although she is popularly recognized as a movie actress, Mehwish got her start on the small screen. She gave memorable performances in drama serials like …

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Literary notes: Baloch lexicography and new dictionary in four languages ​​- Journal

MANSEL Longworth Dames (1850-1922) was a strange type: he learned several oriental languages, like Balochi and Pashto; wrote books on the Baloch race, Baloch history, Baloch language and folklore; took part in the Second Anglo-Afghan War; studied Buddhist art; collected Buddhist relics (although he eventually took these relics to the …

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New music by Ronela Hajati, Emma Muscat & Blas Cantó and more

Summer is always the quiet time for Eurovision fans as we wait for the national finals to start again. Fortunately, the music will always go on and a number of Eurovision artists are still producing new songs for our enjoyment. Contrary to the commonly perpetuated myth of killer song contest …

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Financing secured for the Westin Gwinnett Hotel in Duluth, GA

The Westin Gwinnett Hotel in Duluth, Georgia is set to receive a US$74.75 million construction financing loan. The loan will be disbursed by ACRES Capital Corp a direct lender and an SEC-registered investment adviser. The company provides debt capital solutions for the commercial real estate industry on a national platform. …

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Dubai: the scene of cultural diversity – News

Artists of all ethnicities, cultures and colors are the hallmark of the region’s artistic landscape; they say how welcome they feel here Published: Sun 24 Jul 2022, 00:16 The United Arab Emirates is home to over 200 nationalities, which is just one of the many reasons each of us experiences …

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Biden Bolsters Middle East Defense Strategy – OpEd – Eurasia Review

Once top secret, a multinational meeting of military leaders in March 2022 served as the basis for discussions that US President Joe Biden had during his visit to the Middle East from July 13-16, 2022. For three months, a clandestine meeting of American, Israeli and Arab military leaders remained secret. …

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Man accused of using PPP to buy $850,000 home pleads not guilty | New

Williamsport, Pa. — Nicholas Perkins wrote a check in July 2020 that was payable to himself for $420,000 which he then used to buy a home in Alabama, investigators said. The problem with the money, the government says, was that Perkins requested and received it under the Paycheck Protection Program …

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‘Our culture…rarely celebrates older women’: Silas Howard and Naz Riahi on Madelynn Von Ritz is Almost Famous

Madelynn Von Ritz is almost famous Filmmakers Silas Howard and Naz Riahi focus on an underrated local musician in their short documentary Madelynn Von Ritz is almost famous, which they co-directed. The titular subject, who performs under the modest moniker of Lynn Castle, once had a single painting on the …

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The exhibition explores the shift from paisley prints from Persian palaces to psychedelic symbolism

Paisley, the teardrop pattern that has decorated everything from Torah scrolls to bandanas, has its moment in “Paisley, a Princely Pattern,” an exhibit at the Museum of Islamic Art in Jerusalem. The design-focused exhibition, open since May, oscillates between past and present as it follows the metamorphosis of cashmere from …

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Pakistan, Iran can benefit from each other’s experience: minister

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Pakistan, HE Seyyed Mohammad Ali Hosseini met with the Federal Minister of Science and Technology, Agha Hassan Baloch, in Islamabad on Thursday. Senior ministry officials, including science adviser Zain ul Abidin, also attended the meeting. Agha Hassan Baloch welcomed …

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Iraq against the new anti-Iranian security alliance | IJN

OASHINGTON — When President Joe Biden landed July 13 at Ben Gurion Airport in Israel for his first visit as president and his 10th since 1973, he immediately raised the issue of integrating much of the Middle East in a single security system, to keep Iran at bay. . Iraqi …

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Effective topical tranexamic acid for epistaxis

Topical tranexamic acid is effective for epistaxis, reducing the need for anterior nasal packing and bleeding levels after 24 hours Use of topical tranexamic acid in an emergency department (ED) for the treatment of epistaxis reduces the need for anterior nasal packing, the rate of stay in the ED greater …

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The “Cars” Theory Says the Universe Had Its Own Iran Hostage Crisis

Picture via Disney The Cars The franchise features some of Pixar’s most financially successful films and has spawned a mountain of merchandise, toys, and tie-ins. But that’s not all Cars franchise has produced. It’s also created a mountain of fan theories that question why the world is only populated by …

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North Vancouver could build a memorial for the victims of Flight 752

“When the hard times come, we’re here for each other. We’re here for each other because we all want to belong.” The city of North Vancouver should host a permanent memorial for those killed in the crash of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752, Mayor Linda Buchanan said. The Council passed …

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Morning Headlines – Tuesday, July 19, 2022 | Recent News

US and Global Securities Ukraine war: Putin to visit Iran on rare international trip Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Iran on Tuesday, on his second trip abroad since he launched the invasion of Ukraine in February. Mr Putin will meet Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Turkish President …

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Defective tiles will be removed from the majestic Imam Mosque

TEHRAN — Earlier this year and after years of restoration, scaffolding was partially dismantled from the dome of the majestic Imam Mosque. However, it revealed rows of faulty tiles, which are now promised to be replaced with flawless tiles. “Defective and problematic tiles that cause irregularities in the surface of …

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IntelBrief: Presidential trip to the Middle East aims to reassure historic allies

Intelbrief / IntelBrief: Presidential trip to the Middle East aims to reassure historic allies AP Photo/Evan Vucci Bottom line up President Biden’s July 13-16 visit to Israel and Saudi Arabia was intended to reassure key regional allies who are wary of the US commitment to protect them from Iran and …

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Iranian-American harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani becomes youngest recipient of Wigmore Medal

Mahan Esfahani, a 38-year-old Iranian-American harpsichordist, has become the youngest recipient of the Wigmore Medal. In recognition of his outstanding musical achievement and contribution to Wigmore Hall, Esfahani received the medal last night from Wigmore Hall director John Gilhooly. The presentation followed Esfahani’s performance of JS Bach’s The Art of …

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An Elegant and Intricate Mosaic – The Shillong Times

By Vikas Datta One of the oldest, most dynamic and yet still thriving literary traditions in the world, its impact spans centuries and continents. If it were only known for its medieval – but still popular – Sufi mystical poets, its national epic that spans mythology to recorded history, or …

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“Demand for CV financing should hold, expect clients to absorb high interest rates”

Although rising inflation alone does not have a direct impact on demand for passenger or utility vehicles (CVs) or two-wheelers, a moderate slowdown in the pace of economic growth has the potential to keep purchasing demand muted, says Umesh Revankar, vice president and managing director of Shriram Transport Finance Company …

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Iran hopes to gain UNESCO recognition for Sasanian fortress

TEHRAN — Iran is aiming for UNESCO World Heritage listing for its Qale Falak-ol-Aflak, which is a Sasanian-era (224-651) fortress located in Khorramabad, the capital of Lorestan province . “The UNESCO inscription of the Falak-ol-Aflak fortress of Khorramabad is of great importance because it is a public request on the …

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A skeptical story — Celts used as mythological political scapegoats – The Irish Times

The Celts: A Skeptical History Author: Simon Jenkins ISBN-13: 978-1788168809 Editor: Profile Books Guide price: £16.99 This is a brazen political polemic whose aim appears to be against further separation of the constituent nations from the UK. While the author argues that “decentralization pays off,” he chose an area as …

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Reza Ramyar Talks About The Challenges And Obstacles He Overcame To Succeed As A Singer And Musician

Reza Ramyar is a pop and rap musician and singer is one of the young and beautiful Iranian singers who was born on April 11, 1990. Perhaps the best and most popular song of Reza Ramyar can be considered his song ” Khoda Joonam”, which he released in 2018. Reza …

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On Middle East trip, Biden reassures Israelis about Iran nuclear talks

Video During a four-day trip to Israel and Saudi Arabia, President Biden will focus on securing oil for American gas pumps, slowing Iran’s nuclear program and strengthening relations with Saudi Arabia.CreditCredit…Doug Mills/The New York Times JERUSALEM — President Biden arrived in Israel on Wednesday to open a four-day visit to …

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A dormant lender shows up after 10 years, the homeowner seeks help from the nonprofit Alliance of Consumer Advocates, and avoids foreclosure with a free loan modification.

COSTA MESA, CA (PRWEB) July 13, 2022 Mr. Agustin Barrera’s original lender went bankrupt in 2010. Another lender came forward after ten years in 2020, demanding an overdue amount of $168,096.08 and putting his property into foreclosure. Mr. Agustin contacted the nonprofit Alliance of Consumer Advocates; …

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ARTNYC gallery presents a new exhibition: The Touch of Natural Energy

NEW YORK – July 13, 2022 – (Newswire.com) ARTNYC Gallery will present a new exhibition, showing paintings by Iranian artist Azita Sadeghi, with insight into modern Iranian art, inspired by modern artist Sohrab Sepehri, in collaboration with artist Song E Yoon, an artist Korean that focuses on contemporary art. The …

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Biden wants an air defense “alliance” in the Middle East. But it’s far.

Still, Biden is expected to discuss the effort when he meets with officials in Israel and Saudi Arabia this week. The United States is in talks with countries in the region on “truly more cooperative air defense” in the face of the growing threat from Iran, National Security Council spokesman …

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Binance Iran Crypto Trading Us Sanctions Ban

Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange by daily trading volumes, continued to allow trading by Iran-based clients despite US sanctions as well as a self-announced ban by the company on trading in the region. Seven traders told Reuters that despite the sanction and ban, Binance continued to process transactions as …

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Lebanon celebrates the modest return of music festivals

Lebanese music festivals made a modest comeback with a performance at the Roman ruins of Baalbek this weekend, marking the country’s first-ever show after the financial crisis. Under the title “Baalbek Nights Return”, conductor Lubnan Baalbaki – whose first name means “Lebanon” and whose last name means “from Baalbek” – …

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Houthi ‘gang’ loots Sanaa radio station in defiance of court order

LONDON: Marrakech has been ranked seventh in a new list of the world’s 53 best cities, compiled by British events magazine Time Out. Dubai (40), Abu Dhabi (45) and Doha (53) are the other Arab cities that have received praise for their offerings in nightlife, quality of life and practical …

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In the Middle East, Biden struggles to change policy after Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden has taken office with the goal of reshaping U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, with an emphasis on promoting democracy and human rights. In fact, he has struggled on multiple fronts to meaningfully separate his approach from that of former President Donald Trump. Biden’s …

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Iranian Social Drama ‘Summer With Hope’ Wins Top Karlovy Prize – Deadline

Iranian feature film by Sadaf Foroughi been with hope scooped the Grand Prize in the main Crystal Globe competition at the 56th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, July 1-9. The social drama revolves around a young swimming champion whose close bond with his coach draws disapproval from those around him. …

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What to know about student loan fees

Even after calculating your capital and interest charges, you may still have to pay additional fees on your student loans. Some student loans charge application or origination fees, and fees such as late fees or returned check fees can quickly become expensive. However, there are ways to avoid most student …

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Iranian filmmakers Mohammad Rasoulof and Mostafa Al-Ahmad arrested

His producing partners say he and his colleague Mostafa Al-Ahmad have been “moved to an unknown location”. Mohammad Rasoulof, the Golden Bear-winning director of “There Is No Evil” and outspoken critic of Iran’s authoritarian government, was arrested on Friday alongside filmmaker Mostafa Al-Ahmad. Since returning to Iran in 2017, Rasoulof …

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The Kronos Quartet Return to Rancho Nicasio for a Lawn BBQ This Month

The San Francisco-based Kronos Quartet will return to Rancho Nicasio for BBQ on the Lawn on July 24 at 4 p.m. Located in the town square of Nicasio, Rancho Nicasio was established in 1941 and has retained its rural atmosphere and quiet beauty. Performing as part of the historic truck …

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Dash Arts opens the door to DIDO’S BAR in September

Set in a music club, on the Edge of Belonging, Dido’s Bar is a new immersive theater and musical production that will open at The Factory in London’s historic Royal Docks on September 23 (Press Night September 28) ahead of a tour in Manchester, Leicester, Portsmouth, and Oxford. Dido’s Bar …

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Yasuj will host a national tribal festival

TEHRAN – The national tribal festival of Kuch, dedicated to ethnic culture, is to be inaugurated on Sunday in Yasuj, the capital of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province in southwestern Iran, announced the provincial head of the tourism. One of the main aims of holding this festival is to revive the …

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Review of Credible Personal Loans | the ascent

Main advantages Check rates from multiple lenders at once The main appeal of using Credible is to compare personal loan rates from multiple lenders. Concretely, to do so without having to fill out half a dozen different prequalification requests. Instead, you can fill out a single application and potentially see …

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Putin highlights corridor to India – The New Indian Express

Express press service GUWAHATI: The Russian government is promoting a 7,200 km long trade route that would link St. Petersburg in Russia to Indian ports like Nava Sheva in Mumbai and Mundra in Gujrat. This route will reduce the transport time of goods from the current 40 days (through the …

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Experts discuss traces of Persian rugs in literature

TEHRAN — A number of novelists and short stories are scheduled to discuss the impact of Persian rugs and carpets on Iranian literature. The meeting titled “Carpet Through Stories” will be held at the Carpet Museum of Iran in downtown Tehran on Tuesday evening, CHTN reported. Featuring a wide variety …

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Magnum photographers challenged to photograph Swiss democracy

(MENAFN-Swissinfo) A team of four photographers from the prestigious Magnum agency arrived in Bern last month for one of their toughest assignments. Accustomed to surveying the hottest crisis zones on the planet, they are now preparing to document the placid workings of Swiss democracy. This content was published on July …

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Modi and Putin discuss trade, energy and food markets – The New Indian Express

By Express press service NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday. The two leaders discussed the state of world energy and food markets in the context of the Ukrainian crisis, in addition to ways to strengthen bilateral trade in sectors such as agricultural …

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Yes Bank Hikes MCLR; How much will EMIs for home loans and car loans increase? Check here

Leading private lender Yes Bank raised its MCLR rates. The marginal cost of lending rate, or MCLR, a key point in deciding loan interest, has been raised, the bank said in a statement. Yes Bank’s new MCLR rates have already gone into effect, according to a note on the lender’s …

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Our 10 Favorite New Vinyl Releases This Week – The Vinyl Factory

Persian piano, new age bliss and an unfiltered WPNry dance floor. This week’s recap is by VF’s Will Pritchard and Lazlo Rugoff, alongside Annabelle Van Dort, Emily Hill and James Hammond. Dominique Lawalree First meeting (Catch Wave Ltd / Ergot Records) To buy The word esoteric gets used a lot …

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“It was way too late”: Sam Asghari opens up about his marriage to Britney Spears

DUBAI: Almost 10 years ago, Egyptian filmmaker Ali El-Arabi, the award-winning documentary filmmaker behind ‘Captains of Zaatari,’ which hits Netflix this month, made a promise. He was in the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan, the largest temporary settlement for displaced Syrians in the world, and a teenager he had just …

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Firouzja on tilt? Bullet-chess spree in the middle of the candidates tournament

Back to his ball roots After ten rounds, Alireza Firouzja is tied for 6th to 8th place in the Candidates Tournament in Madrid. So far, the youngster has lost three games and beaten Richard Rapport, and is out of contention for the top spot. Last year, the Iranian-born star reached …

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Britney Spears’ Husband Sam & Paris Hilton Both Say The Couple’s Wedding Was A ‘Fairytale’

Sam Asghariwho got married Britney Spears earlier this month, said their marriage was a “fairy tale”. On Wednesday morning, the Iranian-American actor appeared on ABC hello america to talk about his new film, harness, but it also opened up about the life of a married man. “I have to wear …

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CIM REAL ESTATE FINANCE TRUST, INC. : Entering into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creating a Direct Financial Obligation or Obligation Under an Off-Balance Sheet Registrant Arrangement, Financial Statements and Exhibits (Form 8-K)

Section 1.01 Entering into a Material Definitive Agreement. On June 23, 2022, CMFT Corporate Credit Securities, LLC (the "Borrower"), an indirect wholly owned, bankruptcy-remote subsidiary of CIM Real Estate Finance Trust, Inc. (the "Company"), Citibank, N.A. (the "Bank"), as administrative agent (the "Administrative Agent") and as lender, CMFT Securities Investments, …

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The High Museum will spotlight Iranian artist Monir Farmanfarmaian in his first posthumous exhibition in the United States

Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian (1922-2019) was one of Iran’s most famous and revered visual artists, known internationally for her mirrored geometric sculptures which combined the mathematical order and beauty of ancient Persian architectural motifs with the forms and patterns of post-war abstraction. . The High Museum of Art will present the …

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The UN chief insists on the removal of unilateral American sanctions. Iran

Speaking on Tuesday during his 13th report on the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 2231, he highlighted the lifting of unilateral US sanctions against Iran, the implementation of the JCPOA and the exploitation by Iran of its economic advantages. The periodic meeting of the UN Security Council will be …

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World Bank to provide Bangladesh with $18 billion in IDA loans over next five years

Foreign aid inflows will continue to increase, with Bangladesh receiving $18 billion from the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) soft loan window alone over the next five years. The Washington-based lender will provide the country with new loans amounting to $10 billion – $2 billion a year – during …

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Negev Summit partners to meet in Bahrain to maintain cooperation

Senior diplomats from Israel, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Morocco and the United States will meet in Manama on Monday to formalize commitments made at a March summit aimed at redefining fault lines geopolitics of the Middle East, the Foreign Ministry announced on Sunday. The meeting in the Bahraini …

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An overview of the Iranian art of embroidery

TEHRAN – The Iranian art of embroidery, Monjugh-Douzi, has long been applied to ornate garments, headwear, bags, decorative pictures, pencil holders, stamp or brush cases, belts and to necklaces to name a few. Monjugh-Duzi is the art of sewing Mojugh beads onto fabrics. Experts believe that the skill of delicate …

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IFMA recognizes Javad Nasiri as President of Iran Muaythai

TEHRAN – International Federation of Muaythai Associations (IFMA) Secretary General Stephan Fox has said that they have just recognized Javad Nasiri as President of the Iranian Muaythai Federation. The Iranian ministry reportedly asked the Muaythai association, headed by Javad Nasiri, to work under the supervision of a martial arts association, …

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Validation of the Thai version of the Female Genital Self-Image Scale (FGSIS) | BMC Women’s Health

Setting This study was conducted at the Outpatient Clinic of Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ramathibodi Hospital Faculty of Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, between December 2020 and January 2021. The validation procedure included two phases: ( 1) translation and (2) testing of psychometric properties. Translation of phase 1 The …

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UNHCR holds World Refugee Day in Iran for first time since COVID-19

TEHRAN – UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, marked World Refugee Day on Wednesday with a series of events across the Islamic Republic of Iran, under the theme “Whoever, where and when, everyone has the right to seek security”. For the first time in two years since the outbreak of the …

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Why African Leaders Complain About Wheat Imports Yet Ignore Zelensky

Media monitoring of modern diplomacy shows that only four African leaders were present for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s speech to the African Union (AU), the 55-member continental bloc held on June 20. Ukrainian leader Zelensky addressed world leaders, international organizations and regional associations asking for their help in ending the …

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Arbor Realty Trust closes a $1

UNIONDALE, NY, May 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (:ABR), today announced the closing of a $1.05 billion commercial real estate loan securitization (the “Securitization “). A total of approximately $873 million of investment grade notes have been issued (the “Notes”) and Arbor has retained subordinate interests …

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Artist Sheree Hovsepian shares insight into where her work is headed after Venice. Tip: This involves a lot more strings

With its first presentation at Venice Biennale this year and a personal exhibition which will open at Rachel Uffner gallery in New York in September, Sheree HOVSEPIAN Spend a moment. The Iranian-American artist has become known for her exquisite cadaver-like photographic assemblages, which overlay gelatin silver prints and photograms of …

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The Untold Truth of Maggie Gyllenhaal

Since Maggie and her brother Jake Gyllenhaal are known to the public, she insists there is no sibling rivalry between them. “He’s one of my best friends and I absolutely adore him,” she said in 2014, which The Guardian called “one of her running responses.” When asked about Jake’s comments …

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The intersection of art, education and cultural awareness

Artist Rich Tu combines culture, education and community in his work. Rich You The visual arts sector continues to grow at a rapid pace integrating applications of artistic and technological talent into the entertainment, fashion and marketing industries across the globe. Students are clamoring for more educational opportunities to get …

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Europeans return to Syria, fueling tourism and attracting criticism

Placeholder while loading article actions BEIRUT — Standing on the castle-like walls of Aleppo’s historic citadel, Nick White was shocked by the city’s destruction. The 63-year-old British tourist got to see how large parts had been flattened by the terrible civil war in Syria. Aleppo’s ancient citadel has never been …

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