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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A leader of one of Gaza's secretive jihadi groups says the al-Qaida-inspired movement now has several thousand armed fighters in the seaside strip, posing a formidable threat to both Israel and the area's Hamas rulers. The interview gave a rare glimpse at the inner workings of Gaza's Salafis, radical and ultraconservative Islamic groups that dream of turning Gaza into...
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Having already launched a wealth management platform for Chinese depositors, Baidu ( BIDU -1.4% ) is now heading a partnership that's applying for a private banking license . "Of the businesses the Internet will topple they naturally include finance," declares CEO Robin Li. Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent have all launched wealth management products, hoping to cross-sell consumers in a country with...
Stuff reports: A “digital content levy” being evaluated by Labour could bail out the news media industry as well as supporting local programming, says the Coalition for Better Broadcasting. The charitable trust was established last year by people associated with a campaign to save TV NZ7 and obtain better funding Radio New Zealand, and said it […]
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