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Miners Support Groups: a living history To have been active in the 1984/5 miners strike you need to be at least in your mid forties. Of course many senior activists in the labour movement are in that age bracket-myself included- and will recall with pride the role they played in that key battle between Mrs […]
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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...
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...
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