Egypt army chief Sisi heads to Moscow to discuss cooperation

first_imgCAIRO – Army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who is likely to become Egypt’s next president, headed to Russia accompanied by Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy on Wednesday to discuss bilateral cooperation, the army said.Field Marshal Sisi, who is also Egypt’s defence minister and deputy prime minister, and Fahmy would hold “2+2” talks with their Russian counterparts, army spokesman Colonel Ahmed Aly said in a statement.The talks would focus on “bilateral relations and aspects of cooperation between the two countries”, the statement said. Egypt foreign ministry spokesman Badr Abdelatty told AFP the two men had Wednesday left Cairo for a visit to Russia that would last two days.The trip comes “in response to the historic visit of the Russian defence and foreign ministers to Cairo” last November, the army statement said.Russia’s top diplomat Sergei Lavrov and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu visited Cairo for two days mid-November to discuss weapons sales as well as political and economic ties.That visit came amid tension between Egypt and its longtime ally the United States, which has suspended some of its military aid to Cairo after Sisi toppled Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in July.Egypt had close ties with Russia before then president Anwar Sadat made peace with Israel in 1979, bringing in roughly $1.3 billion in annual US military aid over the subsequent decades.Since Morsi’s ouster, the military-installed government has been waging a deadly crackdown on his supporters that has left more than 1,400 people dead according to Amnesty international and thousands others jailed.Sisi, who is hugely popular after ousting the unpopular Morsi, is expected to stand in upcoming presidential elections, which he is likely to win by a landslide.last_img read more

Danish Man is Prosecuted for Blasphemy after Burning Quran

By Julia CabreraRabat – A 42-year-old Danish man is charged with blasphemy in Denmark after posting a video on Facebook of himself burning the Quran.Denmark’s decision is unexpected, as the country is mainly secular and supportive of freedom of speech according to various European news outlets. The man, who cannot be identified due to Danish laws, posted the 4’15 minute long video of himself burning the Quran in a anti-Islam Facebook page called, “Yes to Freedom- No to Islam,” according to Danish media The Local. At that time he was charged with hate speech, but on Wednesday his indictment was changed to blasphemy.A trial date has been set for June, and the defendant could be sentenced to four months in prison or a fine, the New York Times reported.Denmark’s blasphemy laws have not been practiced for over 46 years, when two radio producers were acquitted of the charge in 1971 after airing a song mocking Christianity.The laws proscribe punishment for “publicly mocking a religious community’s religious doctrines or worship,” according to ABC News.Religious tensions and free speech sensitivities in Denmark’s Muslim community have been rising  since the Danish paper Jyllands-Posten released twelve cartoons of Mohammed in 2006.According to The Local, Danish prosecutors did not invoke the blasphemy laws towards the newspaper, and the publication of the cartoons speared anger through the Muslim world.Jan Reckendorff, a Danish prosecutor in the trial, made the decision to charge the defendant with blasphemy.“It is the prosecution’s view that circumstances involving the burning of holy books such as the Bible and the Quran can in certain cases be a violation of the blasphemy clause, which covers public scorn or mockery of religion,” said Reckendorff in a Danish press release.The defendant’s lawyer, Rasmus Paludan, countered that the blasphemy charge was self defense.“The Quran contains passages on how Mohammed’s followers must kill the infidel, i.e. the Danes.” he said. “Therefore, it’s an act of self-defense to burn a book that in such a way incites war and violence.”Denmark is one of five countries that have a law against blasphemy in the European Union. According to the New York Times, this case could lead to the removal of the law overall. read more

Insecurity rising in certain urban centres of Côte dIvoire UN mission says

“To contribute towards ending this rise in criminality, the soldiers and civilian police of UNOCI have been deployed on the ground since December in mixed patrols with the Ivorian Defence and Security Forces,” the UN Operation in Côte d’Ivoire said.The positive outcomes of these operations risked being seriously compromised by the activities of the armed groups and militias in working-class districts, UNONCI said.

Grad student working to understand prejudice

This is the fifth in a five-part series profiling graduate student recipients of the 2016 Jack Miller Excellence in Research Awards. Today’s story features the winners (master’s and doctoral) from the Faculty of Social Sciences. Megan Earle – MA, Psychology; Supervisor: Professor Gordon HodsonAs a researcher and scholar, Megan Earle wants to do her part to rid the world of prejudice.While it’s an ambitious goal, Earle is hopeful her thesis will contribute to a better understanding of prejudice and how it operates in society.Earle is studying underlying factors of prejudice and discrimination in society. A unique component of her study involves assessing prejudice by looking at how people’s perceived sense of threat from a minority group is influenced by their estimation of the size of the minority group.This is original research, says Earle’s supervisor Professor Gordon Hodson, particularly in light of recent polls that suggest that people grossly overestimate minority numbers, often in the magnitude of 4 or 8 to 1.“At present, there is very little research on whether and why people perceive “high” estimates of group sizes for minority groups (eg. Black, sexual minorities),” Hodson explains. “The most novel scientific contribution concerns the assessment of “numerical ability,” that is, participants ability to deal with numbers and ratios.“Megan’s research has, across several studies, demonstrated that a large amount of overestimating outgroups is predicted by poor numeracy.”Addressing poor numeracy skills may hold promise as an effective way to help counter prejudice, says Hodson.“In contrast to prejudice interventions that often backfire, improving one’s ability on a non-social task, for example math, is less likely to be met with pushback and resistance,” he explains.“It is easy to envision various interventions, even among school-aged children, that work on basic math skills in ways that will not only help their own academic performance but also aid in making more accurate (and less negative) perceptions of other groups.“It is rare indeed for a master’s student to work on a series of projects with such huge implications and of such considerable societal significance.“Not only will psychologists find these results valuable and interesting, but so will educators and teachers, not to mention parents, along with public policy makers.”Shawn Geniole – PhD, Psychology; Supervisor: Professor Cheryl McCormickShawn Geniole studies the ways in which people form first impressions of others, the extent to which these judgments are accurate, and how these impressions influence decision-making during social interactions.To date, Geniole’s research publications have been cited 137 times in scholarly works. He is publishing in leading specialty journals for a variety of disciplines and received the prestigious Young Investigator Award from the International Society of Research on Aggression.“While Geniole’s research interests in aggression are centred in social psychology, his approach is transdisciplinary,” says his supervisor, Professor Cheryl McCormick.Shawn Geniole“Shawn incorporates perspectives and approaches from behavioural neuroscience, neuroendocrinology, evolutionary psychology, anthropology and economics,” McCormick explains. “His overarching hypothesis is that in men, one’s aggressive potential is conveyed to others by specific static clues in the face that serve to regulate social interactions and minimize overt aggression and associated physical costs.”Genoile pushes boundaries in his approach to research and in his use of a variety of experimental designs and tools.As an example, McCormick points to a study that involved YouTube.“Shawn came up with the clever idea to use YouTube to gather screenshots of men clean-shaven and bearded. These screen shots allowed him to test several hypotheses, notably that, if snap judgments of threat/aggression are an evolved adaptation, then such judgments should rely on static facial cues that are not masked by facial hair, as would be the case for ancestors before the advent of shaving.“He was able to show the face metric remains perceptible in bearded men, and that observers’ judgments of aggressiveness of the bearded versions of men’s faces were highly correlated with observers’ judgments of aggressiveness in clean-shaven versions.”About the Jack M. Miller Excellence in Research AwardsThe awards were established as the Excellence in Research Awards by the late Jack Miller when he served as Vice-President Research and Dean of Graduate Studies, from 1999 to 2004.As a tribute to Miller, the Faculty of Graduate Studies renamed the awards in his honour in 2013 and, at the same time, increased the number of awards available and the value of each award.Since then, as many as 11 graduates students, in research-based programs, are selected annually from within the six academic faculties to receive between $1,000 to $1,500 to support their research and scholarship.Other stories in the series:Faculty of Applied Health SciencesGoodman School of BusinessFaculty of HumanitiesFaculty of Mathematics and Science read more

Brock Music grad creating change one song at a time

When Danny Lamb began singing lessons as a child, he never could have predicted the role music would play in his life.Whether he’s travelling the world raising money for charity or contributing to initiatives in Niagara, the Brock alumnus and singer-songwriter now uses his Music degree to create positive social change and give back to aspiring artists in need.One year after graduating, Lamb (BA ’12) embarked on his first major international tour to raise funds and awareness for hydrocephalus and spina bifida.Diagnosed with the conditions himself at age three, Lamb created the A Song, A City tour in collaboration with the International Federation of Hydrocephalus.He travelled to five cities in Europe and, quite literally, wrote one song per city to promote the benefits of music therapy for those living with the conditions.The initial tour ended in Izmir, Turkey, in 2013, where Lamb co-facilitated a music workshop called P.U.S.H (People United For Spina Bifida) and co-wrote a song with a group of young people who live with spina bifida and hydrocephalus.Since then A Song, A City has turned into a successful social enterprise and continues to support similar initiatives today.Lamb’s most recent venture took place this past summer, when his band, Danny Lamb and the Association, set out on a six-city fundraising tour to send a child to ME to WE Take Action Camp.The Bethany, Ont., leadership camp gives children from ages nine to 18 the opportunity to make a difference in their communities.Lamb, who spent many summers working there as an ambassador and workshop facilitator, wanted to provide a child in need with the chance to take part in the unique experience.“The whole idea snowballed from a single song really,” he said, explaining the tour began after facilitating a workshop for a group of particularly inspiring youth from Trinidad and Tobago.Lamb wrote a song about the experience, called Army of Love.With the support of ME to WE, he then translated the song’s message of hope and desire to make the world a better place into the Army of Love tour.The tour started in Windsor and made subsequent stops in St. Catharines, Ottawa, Montreal and North Bay, before concluding in Halifax.In each city, as the band played Army of Love, the audience was asked to toss donations into the body of an old, beaten-up guitar. Lamb also auctioned off a different guitar — this one donated by friend Adriana Cinapri on behalf of Hydrocephalus Canada — to raise the additional funds needed to send 13-year-old Indya Kennedy to Take Action Camp.As the initiative’s beneficiary, the young visual artist attended the camp last summer, where she discovered a passion for women’s rights.“I wanted the grant to go towards a young person who is passionate about using their music or art to create positive change in their community and who potentially would not have been able to go to camp without the support,” explained Lamb. “Indya, among so many incredible young folks who applied, jumped out at me.”Lamb said the initiative would not have been possible “without the support of the local champions, partners and businesses who see music and the arts as having an impact locally and globally.”“It worked out better than I could’ve imagined.”Now, after a whirlwind couple years, Lamb is back living in Niagara. He said he is honoured to be part of a supportive community that encourages musicians to achieve their goals.“I love the community that I’ve grown up in and it’s given me a really good sense of what community is,” he said. “There are so many people in the world who are searching for a sense of community and trying to find what community really means. That’s a privilege I’ve always had, wherever the world takes me.”Lamb also noted that Brock instructors Deborah Linton and Lesley Kingham, were “huge champions” in helping him earn his Music degree and achieving all that he has today.The young musician has no plans of resting on his past achievements and slowing down anytime soon.“I think too much; I have way too many ideas,” he said with a chuckle.With plans to release new music and another tour in the works, Lamb hopes to keep using his music to create change — both in Niagara and around the world. read more

Senate twice defies Trump on Saudi Arabia

first_imgUS president Donald Trump meets with newly elected US governors in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, US on 13 December. Photo: ReutersThe US senate delivered a rare double rebuke to president Donald Trump on Saudi Arabia on Thursday, voting to end US military support for the war in Yemen and blame the Saudi crown prince for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.The votes were largely symbolic because to become law the resolutions would have to pass the House of Representatives, whose Republican leaders have blocked any legislation intended to rebuke the Saudis.In a historic move, Senators voted 56-41 to end US military support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen’s civil war. The conflict has killed tens of thousands of people and spawned what the United Nations calls the world’s most dire human crisis, with the country on the brink of famine.It was the first time either chamber of Congress had backed a resolution to withdraw US forces from a military engagement under the War Powers Act. That law, passed in 1973, limits the president’s ability to commit US forces to potential hostilities without congressional approval.Seven of Trump’s fellow Republicans joined Senate Democrats to back the measure.Immediately after the Yemen vote, the Senate backed a resolution blaming Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman for Khashoggi’s murder and insisting that Saudi Arabia hold accountable anyone responsible for his death.Khashoggi, a US resident who was a columnist for the Washington Post, was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October. The Senate vote, which was unanimous, puts pressure on House leaders to allow a vote on the Khashoggi resolution this month, before Congress adjourns for the year.”Unanimously, the United States Senate has said that crown prince Mohammed bin Salman is responsible for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. That is a strong statement. I think it speaks to the values that we hold dear,” said Republican Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee and sponsor of the resolution.Trump has said he wants Washington to stand by the Saudi government and the prince, despite a CIA assessment it was likely he ordered Khashoggi’s killing. He promised to veto the war powers resolution.Opponents of the resolution are reluctant to take any action to disrupt the strategic US relationship with Saudi Arabia, seen as an essential counterweight in the Middle East to Iran, arch-enemy of close US ally Israel.Administration officials also see Saudi support as a linchpin for an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan yet to be unveiled by the Trump administration. And they have argued that ending US support could complicate Yemen peace talks.’Shared Strategic Interests’Asked to comment on the Khashoggi resolution, a White House spokesperson noted sanctions imposed on 17 Saudis over the killing and said, “Our shared strategic interests with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia remain, and we continue to view as achievable the twin imperatives of protecting America and holding accountable those responsible for the killing.”But backers of the resolutions, including some Republicans, promised to press ahead. On Wednesday, a bipartisan group of senators promised to push in the new Congress legislation for humanitarian sanctions and a ban on weapons sales to Saudi Arabia.”What’s next is to do everything possible to demand that the House of Representatives do what the members of the House want done, an opportunity to vote on this,” senator Bernie Sanders told Reuters.Sanders, an independent who caucuses with Democrats, said he would bring the resolution up again after the new Congress convenes in January, when Democrats will control the House of Representatives. The measure could pass the Senate again, given the bipartisan support it received on Thursday, even though Trump’s Republicans will have a larger majority in the upper chamber next year.”I think we’re going to win in the Senate and I think we are going to do what the American people want, that is to end our participation in this horrific and destructive war,” Sanders said.There was no immediate word from House leadership on whether they would allow a vote on either resolution.Secretary of state Mike Pompeo and secretary of defence Jim Mattis, who briefed House members on Thursday, urged senators during a briefing last month to keep supporting the Saudi-led coalition.Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said her members supported congressional action. “There certainly is an appetite in our caucus for that,” Pelosi, who is expected to be the next House Speaker, told reporters.Yemen’s warring parties agreed on Thursday to cease fighting for the Houthi-held port city of Hodeidah and withdraw their troops, the first significant breakthrough for UN-led peace efforts in five years of conflict.last_img read more

American man arrested for drug trafficking inside Riviera Maya hotel

first_imgThe Attorney General of the State says that the Specialized Prosecutor’s Office has initiated charges against who they have identified only as Gates N, for the crime of drug dealing for the purpose of supplying. Riviera Maya, Q.R. — A young American man has been taken into custody after he was allegedly found selling drugs inside a Riviera Maya hotel. In a press release, La Fiscalía General del Estado de Quintana Roo says that a 25-year-old American man was arrested at a Riviera Maya hotel after he was seen by hotel staff delivering drugs to another hotel guest. On Thursday, Gates N was seen delivering small bags of cocaine and pills to a hotel guest. Police were called and upon inspection of Gates N, la policía municipal de Solidaridad reported finding $1,000 USD in cash, 86 transparent pills with cocaine, two glass jars with the same substance and a blue bag that contained 909 empty capsules. He was referred to the Special Prosecutor’s Office for an investigation of drug trafficking where his legal status will be determined. Authorities of the US consulate were notified. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Kuwaiti firm Carlyle Group acted without license

first_img 3 international destinations to visit in 2019 NIG’s lawsuit focuses on a Carlyle investment fund that was one of the earliest casualties of the financial crisis when it collapsed in 2008. The fund has been the subject of multiple lawsuits against Washington-based Carlyle.In a motion filed this month with a Delaware court hearing the case, NIG argues that the dispute should be heard in Kuwait because Carlyle lacked the legal basis to pitch the deal there in the first place.Selling foreign securities or shares in investment funds in Kuwait requires a license from local authorities, according to a declaration by lawyer Ahmed Zakaria Abdel-Magied filed by NIG attorneys. He added that marketing such investments without a license makes the underlying deal invalid.NIG said Sunday it believes it is entitled to the return of its $25 million investment under Kuwaiti law.“Carlyle was more than happy to conduct its sales presentations in Kuwait and close its deals in Kuwait,” NIG’s general manager, Ahmed Hassan, said in a statement. “But now that the moment has come to deal with the ugly aftermath … Carlyle would prefer to try its luck in Delaware.”Carlyle has tried hard to woo clients in the oil-rich Gulf Arab states. It opened an office in the Mideast financial hub of Dubai in 2006, and its shareholders include Mubadala Development Co., an investment company owned by the United Arab Emirates capital, Abu Dhabi. Sponsored Stories Like many Gulf companies, it has struggled to meet its debt obligations in the wake of the financial crisis. Faced with a looming $475 million loan repayment due earlier this month, it approached its lenders about reworking the terms on the debt so it could repay over a longer period.Just days before the Aug. 16 repayment deadline came due, NIG announced it was calling off the effort to adjust the repayment terms because it had managed to line up new financing.___Schreck reported from Baghdad.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Associated PressKUWAIT CITY (AP) – A Kuwaiti company suing the Carlyle Group over a $25 million investment that went bad is now accusing the private equity firm of marketing the deal without a license as it seeks to have its case heard in Kuwaiti courts.The latest claim by Kuwait’s National Industries Group adds a new twist to its more than two-and-a-half year legal challenge to Carlyle, and could complicate the American company’s relationships with other wealthy Mideast investors. Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix Top Stories Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion projectcenter_img The Carlyle fund involved in the Kuwait case, known as Carlyle Capital Corp. Ltd., went bust in March 2008. It used high levels of debt to invest in securities backed by bundles of home mortgages that had been given a seemingly safe AAA rating by credit rating agencies.Carlyle declined to comment on the case Sunday. It has previously said it will fight NIG’s suit.“We believe these claims are without merit and intend to vigorously contest all such allegations and are currently unable to anticipate what impact they may have on us,” Carlyle said in its most recent quarterly report, filed on Aug. 14.Private equity firms such as Carlyle raise money from big investors and then use that money to invest in companies or other investments. The industry is under close scrutiny because of the U.S. presidential election and presumed Republican nominee Mitt Romney’s former role as an executive at another private equity firm, Bain Capital.Kuwait’s NIG started out in the 1960s as a building materials company and later began investing across a range of industries.It is partly backed by the Kharafi clan, one of Kuwait’s most prominent merchant families. A branch of the Kuwaiti government, the Public Institution for Social Security, is a minority investor. Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement Comments   Share   Clean energy: Why it matters for Arizona Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day Top holiday drink recipeslast_img read more

Survey Shows Gap in Use of Online Tools

first_img January 3, 2014 476 Views A recently released borrower survey on shopping habits shows increasing reliance on online tools when mortgage shopping, though many still find the learning curve too steep.[IMAGE]””Fannie Mae’s””:http://www.fanniemae.com/portal/index.html Economic & Strategic Research Group released Thursday the findings from its latest topic analysis. The data was taken from “”consumer survey results””:http://www.fanniemae.com/resources/file/research/housingsurvey/pdf/010214-topicanalysis.pdf from throughout the second quarter of 2013.According to the group, the collected data show higher income borrowers–those earning at least $100,000 per year–are more likely to use online applications to make their own mortgage calculations, while low earners–those [COLUMN_BREAK]making less than $50,000 annually–rely more on real estate agents, lenders, and advice from family and friends in making their borrowing decisions.In addition, when asked for suggestions in making the shopping process easier, high-income borrowers focused more on the technological side, with most saying they would like an improved way to compare multiple loan offers. On the other hand, low-income consumers were more likely to say they want easier-to-understand loan terms and costs.””Higher income borrowers are using online shopping approaches about twice as frequently as lower income borrowers, which aligns with a stronger focus on doing their own calculations and using tools,”” said Steve Deggendorf, director of business strategy for Fannie Mae’s research group.However, Deggendorf noted, all income groups said they would like to make greater use of the Internet than they currently do, “”indicating that online technology will likely play an increasingly larger role for all borrowers in the mortgage shopping process and presents opportunities for shopping enhancements.””””Enhanced online tools … could help consumers of all incomes to become better mortgage shoppers and achieve better outcomes by addressing the issues they think will make the process easier,”” he added. in Data, Origination Agents & Brokers Attorneys & Title Companies Fannie Mae Investors Lenders & Servicers Service Providers 2014-01-03 Tory Barringercenter_img Survey Shows Gap in Use of Online Tools Sharelast_img read more

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first_imgCamille WalalaChinaLUX* Hotels & ResortsmauritiusSALTSALT of PalmarSALT ResortsThe LUX Collective The Lux Collective, global hotel operator of own brands and managed properties LUX*, Tamassa and Café LUX*, has announced the launch of a new boutique hotel and resort brand named SALT. With a focus on cultural immersion and sustainability, the first resort SALT of Palmar is set to open in Mauritius in November — a 59-room hotel.  SALT of Wolong, Sichuan, China, on the edge of the wild panda reserve, is set to open in 2020. More properties are set to follow throughout the Indian Ocean, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.SALT will be positioned as a resort for those travellers who wish to participate in community life in the places they visit. SALT resorts will offer “Teach A Skill” to guests, giving them the chance to share their knowledge and talent to teach a new skill to members of the local community.On leaving the hotel, guests will be equipped with the tools to get off the beaten path — including a bespoke guidebook written and photographed by locals, illustrated maps, a local SIM card and a choice of transport in the form of bicycles or convertible comfort cars.Paul Jones, CEO of The Lux Collective said: “SALT was born from a demand for a humanistic approach to hospitality – hotels that cater to an ever-growing audience of modern explorers and mindful travellers who travel to satisfy their curiosity and challenge their perception of the world. They want to connect with people – not just places – and they genuinely want to give something back. We call them Cultural Purists. In the process they open up to the potential of undergoing a healing transformation from the negative aspects of the world we live in,” he said.  Jones joined The LUX Collective in 2010, having previously been President of One&Only. Built to offer a stylish, simple base from which to relax and recharge before exploring the local surrounds, each SALT hotel will take inspiration from local colours, shapes and motifs to infuse touches of the local culture into the hotel interiors and to provide guests with a true sense of place.The design at SALT at Palmar in Mauritius has been undertaken by London-based French designer Camille Walala who collaborated with local architecture studio JFA on the design. Her work is also featured at another property in the LUX Collective, LUX* Grand Gaube in Mauritius which re-opened in March 2018 after a total refurbishment. SALT’s food operations will adhere to Slow Food Travel promoting ecotourism and providing all guests with a culinary journey. There will be no buffets at SALT or single-use plastics to minimise their environmental footprint. That means no straws, plastic coffee cup lids and miniature toiletry bottles. Every SALT will have its own farm using permaculture practices, with menus designed around what’s in season only. Where possible, SALT hotels will source their needs from local suppliers; from the local soundtracks and musicians playing live, to the food, furniture, fabrics and toiletries.Fair trade, organic, non-toxic, and low energy emissions practices will be adopted at the hotels and resorts.  Compost or recycling are the chosen sustainable initiatives. Each hotel will have a wellness philosophy that brings guests together for swimming and running clubs, yoga on the SALT Farm, trekking and other slow sport initiatives — along with location-inspired activities. At SALT EQUILIBRIUM, guests can re-energise in the signature salt room and indulge in salt-based remedies and spa treatments.last_img read more

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first_imgGo back to the e-newsletter >Silversea Cruises has completed the milestone keel laying ceremony of its newest ship, Silver Muse, at the Fincantieri Shipyard in Italy.The 40,000-ton luxury ship, which will carry up to 596 passengers in 298 suites, is scheduled for delivery in spring 2017.Silversea is promising it will be ‘an evolution’ of its most recent newbuild, Silver Spirit, which is slightly smaller and carries 540 passengers.“We are now one step closer to introducing Silver Muse to the fleet,” said Silversea CEO Enzo Visone. “With an unprecedented variety of dining options and a design across the ship that encourages open air cruising, guests will be able to enjoy magnificent destinations as never before.”The addition of Silver Muse will bring the Silversea fleet to nine ships.From April 2017 Silver Muse will sail throughout Europe, Canada, North and South America as well as the Caribbean, taking in over 130 destinations in 34 countries.Go back to the e-newsletter >last_img read more

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Leader of opposition and senior Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala said the legislator has told the party that he is innocent and is ready to face any probe. While noting that the State Public Service has the best technocrats including those serving and retired, The Centre needs the government’s support for getting its candidate elected as the next President of India. but today India is the second largest steel producer. who was then on a sabbatical, Gabriel Baglow. Caruana with black pieces.

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