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Germany To Provide Field Hospital For Ukraine But Rules Out Sending Weapons

Germany will send a field hospital to Ukraine amid the security crisis between the West and Russia, the country’s defense minister said on Saturday — while ruling out military aid for now.

Christine Lambrecht said in an interview with the Welt am Sonntag newspaper that the field hospital will be delivered in February, with training for staff provided, at a cost to Germany of €5.3 million


Arkansas Professor Pleads Guilty To Lying About China Patents

FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS — A University of Arkansas professor pleaded guilty Friday to lying to the FBI about patents he had for inventions in mainland China.

Simon Saw-Teong Ang pleaded guilty in federal court in Fayetteville, Arkansas, to one count from a 58-count federal indictment.

Prosecutors say that 24 patents bearing Ang’s name were filed with the Beijing government but that he failed to report the patents to the university and denied having them when questioned by the FBI.

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Syria: Deadly Fighting Rages On Between ISIL, Kurdish Forces

Assault on the Ghwayran prison city of Hasakeh is one of ISIL’s most significant since its ‘caliphate’ was established.

Fighting raged for a third day on Saturday between ISIL (ISIS) and Kurdish forces in Syria after attackers stormed a prison housing member of the armed group in violence that has killed more than 70 people so far.

The assault on the Ghwayran prison in the northern city of Hasakeh is one of ISIL’s most significant since its “caliphate” was declared defeated in Syria nearly three years ago.

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China Slams Kishida-Biden Discussion Of China-Related Topics

The Chinese Embassy in Japan said on Saturday that it has lodged solemn representations with the Japanese side after Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and U.S. President Joe Biden discussed negative content related to China.

Biden and Kishida held a virtual meeting on Friday, during which the two brought up China-related topics, including Xinjiang, Taiwan, Hong Kong, the Diaoyu Islands, and the South China Sea.

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GraceKennedy Kicks Off 100th Anniversary By Gifting Shares To Staff

GRACE KENNEDY Group recently launched its 100th-anniversary celebrations (GK100) with the announcement of a share offer for its more than 2,000 employees.

The announcement of the offer, which is geared at broadening the share ownership of the GraceKennedy (GK) team in the company, was made by GK Group CEO Don Wehby during the virtual launch of GK100.

The launch was streamed live to hundreds of GK employees from around the world on Saturday, January 15, 2022, one month ahead of GraceKennedy’s official 100th-anniversary date on February 14, 2022.

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