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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

Experts Rank Last Year Among Warmest in Modern Times

Global temperatures simmered at near-record levels in 2017, even as the world cooled slightly with the waning of a powerful El Nino event that had driven recent warming to levels unprecedented in modern times, federal climate experts said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: wsj13 hr. 2 min. ago

Adani Transmission hits record high post Q3 results

The stock hit a record high of Rs 252, up 9% on BSE in early morning trade after the company reported profit after tax of Rs 1.55 billion for the quarter ended December 2017.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 18th, 2018

City financed a record number of affordable-housing units in 2017

The de Blasio administration financed an all-time high 24,356 units of affordable housing last year, the mayor announced today. That number included the construction of 7,177 apartments and the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 17th, 2018

Volkswagen"s Core Auto Sale Reaches Record High in 2017

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Category: topSource: redinewsJan 15th, 2018

Volkswagen"s Core Auto Sale Reaches Record High in 2017

Volkswagen's (VLKAY) core auto division notches up record-high sales in 2017 despite the company's emission test-cheating scandal in September 2015. Per Reuters, Volkswagen AG’s VLKAY core auto divi.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJan 15th, 2018

Unrefined gold imports rise to a record high in 2017, up 80% to 213 tonnes

India's import of unrefined gold (dore) rose in 2017 by 80 per cent from the previous year to 213 tonnes, the highest ever, estimates GFMS Thomson Reuters, It estimates total gold import in 2017 at 855 tonnes or 67 per cent higher t.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 15th, 2018

Volkswagen Delivers Record Sales in 2017, More Than Half in China

Volkswagen announced Monday morning that sales of its VW-branded vehicles posted a new all-time high in 2017. Sales in China accounted for more than half the total......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 15th, 2018

Franklin"s building bonanza surges to all-time high

The city of Franklin approved a record amount of commercial construction in 2017 — an emphatic reminder of how pervasive the real estate boom has become......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 12th, 2018

Laster hits record revenues for 2017

LED automotive lighting module maker Laster Tech has reported consolidated revenues for December, the fourth quarter and full year 2017 all hit record levels, driven by strong demand from China......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 12th, 2018

China Reports Biggest-Ever Annual Trade Surplus With U.S.

China’s annual trade surplus with the U.S. hit a record high in 2017, according to Chinese data, a development that may reignite criticism by President Donald Trump’s administration over what it sees as China’s unfair trade practices......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjJan 12th, 2018

Home equity hits record high, and here's how homeowners are spending it

Remodeling spending topped $152 billion in 2017, and is forecast to increase in 2018. Homeowners are using home equity cash to pay down other debt in order to lower monthly payments.    &#.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 10th, 2018

Sercomm 2017 revenues hit record high

Networking device maker Sercomm has reported revenues of NT$3.49 billion (US$118.28 million) for December 2017, down 1.56% on month but up 12% on year......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 10th, 2018

Houston retails ends 2017 with record-high absorption

It'll helps to set up 2018 as a year for strong, stable retail performance......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 10th, 2018