Work began on Monday on the development of a man-made island in Dubai, 500 metres directly opposite the Jumeirah Beach Residence complex. To be known as Bluewaters Island, the new development will house five star hotels and resorts, al fresco dining and entertainment zones, and residential apartments and villas. The focal point of the island city, which will cost $1.6 billion, will be a 688 ...
The Australian Crime Commission's (ACC) Illicit Drug Data Report 2011-12 has warned of an alarming increase in the use, seizure and arrests for illicit drugs in sports, especially in football. The report revealed 76,000 seizures of cannabis, amphetamine-type substances, heroin, cocaine and other substances, together with 93,000 illicit-drug related arrests both of which have been the highest ...
George Osborne, Britain's chancellor, and Mervyn King, the governor of the Bank of England, at the G7 finance ministers and central bank governors summit on 11 May 2013 Photograph: Yui ...
charities and some of the biggest corporates in the country.However, there are also an increasing number of successful partnerships evolving between charities and community groups and local, smaller businesses. Jan Levy, managing director ...
Image Credit: ABC Hmm. Can we switch up the partnerships in our imaginations, then activate special rainbow glitter explosions to make them official? Those are the rules of Reality, right? Great! Then I vote for Kellie and Val to ...
After the $40-million debacle that was "Showgirls," director Paul Verhoeven had to do something to salvage his career. With that single movie, he had turned from a star director into a laughing stock. Something had to be done, but what? His answer: simply blow "Showgirls" out of the collective memory. ...
first kill, mind you. That happened before the pilot — as far as we know, Norman attacking his father was his firsthomicidalbreak. But this was different: This was Norman being comforted by an older woman and then coerced by his ';mother'; into slashing her throat. That’s right: Our budding psycho offed sweet, pre-pedophiliac Miss Watson in Monday’s finale, which also ...
Oscar Pistorius has turned his back on athletics for the rest of the year to focus on fighting the murder charge hanging over him. The South African's agent Peet van Zyl told Press Association Sport the 26 year old was not mentally ready to return to competition as he awaits trial, charged with the premeditated murder of his girlfriend. Instead, the athlete has turned down a number of ...
By Beth Pinsker EAST HAMPTON, New York | Tue May 21, 2013 12:59am EDT EAST HAMPTON, New York May 21 (Reuters) - Judging by early demand for everything from doggie daycare to Ferrari rentals and fine art, rich Americans are going to make this a strong summer in one of their favorite playgrounds - the beach towns on the eastern end of Long Island collectively known as the Hamptons. With ...
The Mt. Lebanon School Board passed an $83.16 million budget on Monday night, instituting fees ranging from $5 to $40 per year for students participating in sports and extracurricular ...
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The security situation on the Korean Peninsula is still serious after North Korea's recent missile launch and its defiant pursuit of nuclear weapons, South Korea has said.
"We continue to face a grave situation due to a series of provocations and nuclear threats by North Korea," said South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se at an annual conference of chiefs of overseas diplomatic missions in Seoul.
Analysts suggested that the latest missile launches were part of military drills.
Pyongyang routinely test-launches such missiles, but the latest tests followed several weeks of relative calm on the Korean Peninsula after tensions escalated earlier this year, following North Korea's test of a long-range Taepodong 2 missile in December and its third nuclear test in February, to which the UN responded with sanctions.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Sunday he was concerned over North Korea's latest short-range missile launches and called on Pyongyang to return to six-party talks on its controversial nuclear programme.
North Korea has been subjected to several rounds of UN Security Council (UNSC) sanctions since declaring itself a nuclear power in 2005.
The reclusive communist regime broke off talks with South Korea, China, the US, Japan and Russia on its nuclear programme in 2009, after the UNSC passed a resolution condemning its missile tests. ...
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