Afghan civilian deaths hit record high in 2017, driven by Taliban and ISIS attacks

Thomson Reuters Kabul (AFP) - Civilian deaths in Afghanistan hit a new high in the first half of 2017 with 1,662 killed and m.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 17th, 2017

Global Deaths Caused By Militant Attacks Fall 20 Percent In 2017, New Report Says

Despite the drop, attacks by ISIS and an al-Qaeda affiliate have risen in first six months of the year......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 16th, 2017

CDC Reports Record High Rate Of Drug-Related Deaths In 2016 Amid Opioid Epidemic

And they were driven in large part by the opioid epidemic. Hours ahead of President Donald Trump’s “major briefing” on opioid drug use in the U.S., a report from the National Center for Health Statisti.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 8th, 2017

Nuvoton 2Q17 sales likely to hit record

Fabless IC firm Nuvoton Technology is expected to see its second-quarter 2017 revenues hit an all-time high driven by robust MCU shipments, according to market sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJun 21st, 2017

PWM IC backend specialist GEM Services to enjoy another year of record revenues

Taiwan-based GEM Services, a backend house focusing exclusively on the power management semiconductor market, is expected to enjoy another record year in 2017 driven by robust demand for high-voltage power MOSFETs, according to market sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesApr 17th, 2017

Iraqi forces launch renewed attacks on ISIS after reports of hundreds of civilian deaths

© AFP AHMAD GHARABLIArbil (Iraq) (AFP) - Iraqi forces renewed their assault Monday aga.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2017

U.N. Report Says Civilian Casualties Rising in Afghanistan

More than 11,400 civilians were killed or injured in Afghanistan last year, according to a United Nations report released Monday, a record high amid rising armed clashes between the country’s coalition-backed government forces and the Taliban.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 6th, 2017

Afghan civilian casualties hit record high in 2016: UN

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan said there were 11,418 civilian casualties, an increase of three per cent over 2015......»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineFeb 6th, 2017

What Did ISIS Do in 2017? Islamic State Reveals Its Favorite Terror Attacks And Calls for More

In the latest edition of ISIS digital magazine Al-Naba, the group looks back at the carnage it caused in Islamic calendar year 1438......»»

Category: topSource: newsweek8 hr. 0 min. ago

Trump"s Afghanistan Troop Surge is Complete, Raising Total Number of U.S. Servicemen to 14,000

The additional troops will help train and advise Afghan security forces against the Taliban and ISIS......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 17th, 2017

ISIS Plans Attacks on Vatican, Christmas

An Islamic State-linked group has allegedly vowed to launch a Christmas terrorist attack on the Vatican. A propaganda poster depicted a jihadist driving a car at high speed towards St. Peter’.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsNov 16th, 2017

India Inc raises Rs 1.4-lakh crore via equities in CY17

Fund raising through the equity route hit an all-time high, touching Rs 1.4-lakh crore mark during the current calendar year 2017 (CY17). In all, companies raised a record Rs 140,073 crore in the 10-and-half months of CY17 (Janu.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 16th, 2017

Top 10 Gun Manufacturers in the World in 2017

The top 10 gun manufacturers in the world in 2017 had a lot to cheer about last year, as gun sales soared to a record high in the U.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyNov 14th, 2017

Bernie Sanders Calls on Trump to Help Iran After Deadliest Earthquake of 2017

When Tehran was struck by deadly ISIS attacks in June, President Donald Trump took the opportunity to blame Iran's government......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 13th, 2017

Global carbon dioxide emissions reach record high

Worldwide emissions of carbon dioxide — the gas most responsible for global warming — are on the rise again in 2017 after three years of little-to-no growth.  &.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 13th, 2017

Silicon wafer shipments hit record high in 3Q17, says SEMI

Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments continued trending up in the third quarter of 2017, increasing 0.7% sequentially and hitting a new high in terms of quarterly shipments, according to the SEMI Silicon Manufacturers Group (SMG)......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesNov 13th, 2017

UMC posts record October revenues

Pure-play IC foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$13.81 billion (US$457.6 million) for October 2017, rising 16.4% sequentially and hitting a record high......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesNov 10th, 2017

GlobalWafers posts record revenues, profits for 3Q17

Taiwan-based GlobalWafers, a silicon wafer supplier, has reported net profits of NT$1.65 billion (US$54.7 million) on consolidated revenues of NT$11.98 billion for the third quarter of 2017. Both results hit record-high levels......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesNov 9th, 2017

Will the War in Afghanistan Ever End? NATO to Send 3,000 More Troops to Fight Taliban and ISIS

Thirteen U.S. soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan in 2017......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 7th, 2017

PE/VC flow hits new high at $21.8 bn surpassing previous record in 2015

Private Equity /Venture Capital investments has recorded a new high at $21.8 billion in 2017 till date, surpassing the record of 2015The funds have invested this money across 496 deals from January to October 2017, surpassing the p.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 7th, 2017

Chip Sector Deal-making Lifts NAS Comp to Record Marks

Chip Sector Deal-making Lifts NAS Comp to Record Marks $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The NAS Comp rose to hit a new intra-day high Monday, driven by the news.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsNov 6th, 2017