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Patton Among Top Ten 2017 UC Solutions Providers

October 17, 2017 | Technology

Patton offers a unique set of competencies and capabilities that help companies bring their UC dreams into reality

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Patton Electronics—US manufacturer of UC, cloud, and IoT enabling solutions for carrier, enterprise and

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New Green Card Lottery Enrollment Period Starts Wednesday

October 17, 2017 | Business & Finance

A new enrollment period for the U.S. Diversity Immigrant Visa Program - also known as the Green Card Lottery - begins Wednesday. All applicants must apply between October 18 and November 22 to have their entries considered.

The original new …

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October 17, 2017 | Energy & Power

Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah says all minorities enjoy complete religious freedom in the country.

Speaking in Punjab Assembly in Lahore on Tuesday, he said provision of security to minorities is the government's responsibility, and all necessary measures have been …

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October 17, 2017 | Medical / Health Care

PML-N leader Hamza Shahbaz says the government will soon overcome terrorism with the help of the security forces.

Addressing a function in Lahore on Tuesday, he said the people will decide in the next general elections who has served the …

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Suspected U.S. Drone Strikes Kill 20 Militants Near Pakistani-Afghan Border

October 17, 2017 | Energy & Power

Missile strikes by a suspected U.S. drone hit a militant compound in the Kurram tribal region close to the Pakistan-Afghanistan border late on October 16, killing 20 extremists, intelligence officials said.

Five militants were initially reported killed but a later …

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Four Nations Meet In Oman To Try To Restart Afghan Peace Talks

October 17, 2017 | Aviation, General

Negotiators from Afghanistan, China, Pakistan and the United States met in Oman on October 16 to try to find ways of reviving peace talks with the Afghan Taliban.

It was not clear whether any Taliban militants had joined the talks, …

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Dozens Killed In Afghan Suicide, Gun Attacks

October 17, 2017 | Entertainment

Afghan officials say two separate suicide and gun attacks on government forces have left at least 71 people dead.

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the October 17 assault on a police compound in the southeastern city of Gardez, capital of …

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Congo Wins Seat At Human Rights Council, Despite Abuses

October 17, 2017 | Technology

The UN General Assembly has elected the Democratic Republic of Congo to the Human Rights Council, despite protests that the country's record of human rights abuses make it unfit for the job.

Congo was among the 15 countries that won …

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