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    As time (and cash) goes by: A history of the Canadian Bank Note company
    Jul22

    As time (and cash) goes by: A history of the Canadian Bank Note company

    A brief history of the Canadian Bank Note Co. 1897: Company established as a branch operation of American Bank Note Co. Appointed by Canadian government to supply banknotes and stamps; 1910: Company formally incorporated; 1973: American Bank Note sells 60 per cent of company to Ottawa businessman Charles Worthen; 1976: Douglas Arends and business...

    Can Canada’s currency printer thrive as ‘cashless society’ looms?
    Jul22

    Can Canada’s currency printer thrive as ‘cashless society’ looms?

    Canadian Bank Note Co. has been the government’s currency printer of choice for more than a century. But now the Ottawa firm faces an epic battle against Apple Pay and a slew of other electronic payment apps. Associate business editor James Bagnall examines the forces producing cash’s decline and how Ottawa’s bank note printer...

    Exclusive: Top Obama aide to take call for South China Sea calm to Beijing
    Jul22

    Exclusive: Top Obama aide to take call for South China Sea calm to Beijing

    U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice will urge Beijing next week to avoid escalation in the South China Sea when she makes the highest-level U.S. visit to China since an international court rejected its sweeping claims to the strategic waterway. Even as Washington has sought to keep a lid on the situation, Rice – in an interview with Reuters...

    Poland says WWII massacre by Ukraine was a genocide
    Jul22

    Poland says WWII massacre by Ukraine was a genocide

    Poland’s right-wing dominated parliament Friday resolved that the massacre of 100,000 Poles by Ukrainian nationalists seven decades ago was a genocide, reversing a 2013 decision by liberal lawmakers that stopped short of saying so. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Thousands Stand In Line To Mourn Slain Journalist Sheremet In Kyiv
    Jul22

    Thousands Stand In Line To Mourn Slain Journalist Sheremet In Kyiv

    Thousands of mourners strode in a solemn procession through Kyiv’s Ukrainian House on July 22 to honor journalist Pavel Sheremet, who was killed in a car bombing that has shaken Ukraine’s media community and sent shock waves into Russia and Belarus. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hundreds pay homage to slain Ukraine reporter (AFP)
    Jul22

    Hundreds pay homage to slain Ukraine reporter (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Hundreds of mourners shed tears and laid flowers on Friday at the open casket of a top reporter whose targeted car-bomb slaying sent shock waves through Ukraine’s tight-knit journalistic community. …read more Source: The West...

    Tajikistan conducts negotiations with Interpol member nations over extradition of IRPT leader
    Jul22

    Tajikistan conducts negotiations with Interpol member nations over extradition of IRPT leader

    DUSHANBE, July 22, 2016, Asia-Plus – Tajikistan is currently conducting negotiations with Interpol member nations over extradition of Muhiddin Kabiri, the leader of the banned Islamic Revival Party of Tajikistan (IRPT), Tajik Interior Minister Ramazon Rahimzoda told reporters in Dushanbe on July 22. “There are Tajik nationals detained in Russia,...

    Ukrainians pay respects to journalist killed in car bombing
    Jul22

    Ukrainians pay respects to journalist killed in car bombing

    Fellow journalists say death of Pavel Sheremet in Kiev this week was a ‘monstrous blow’Hundreds of Ukrainians have paid their respects to a prominent journalist who died in a car bombing in Kiev this week, queueing to lay flowers at an open casket. Pavel Sheremet’s killing on Wednesday sent shockwaves through the Ukrainian media...

    Victor Ambartsumian International Science Prize not to be awarded this year
    Jul22

    Victor Ambartsumian International Science Prize not to be awarded this year

    The Victor Ambartsumian International Science Prize will not be awarded will not be awarded this year as the Steering Committee says there was no reliable nominee among the candidates to fit all conditions for the Prize. Ambartsumian International Science Prize has been established by the President of Armenia in 2009 and at present is one of the...

    The Morning Vertical, July 22, 2016
    Jul22

    The Morning Vertical, July 22, 2016

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...