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World Surveillance Group Engages Premier Business Development and Government Affairs Firm Gemini Global Group

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL– – World Surveillance Group Inc. , a developer of lighter-than-air unmanned aerial vehicles and related technologies, announced today that the Company has entered into an agreement …

ITT Exelis delivers updated JTRS Bowman Waveform for US-UK interoperability

ITT Exelis delivered an updated Joint Tactical Radio System Bowman Waveform to the JTRS Information Repository as part of a $4.2 million delivery order tha

Research and Markets: Future UK Infectious Disease Testing Market: Growth Opportunities and Business Expansion …

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Future UK Infectious Disease Testing Market: Growth O

AEGON UK CEO Adrian Grace Appointed to Management Board

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, February 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –AEGON announces the appointment of Adrian Grace, Chief Executive Officer of AEGON’s operations in the United Kingdom, to its Management Board. Mr. …

UK hopes to create a new norm in dorms with expected deal Tuesday

University of Kentucky officials plan to sign a contract on Tuesday with a private developer that could change the face of student housing at UK and eventually alter dorm

Meltwater and PRCA Fight Copyright Fees in UK Court Cutting Burden by 90 Per Cent and Saving UK Businesses Millions

LONDON, February 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –Dangerous UK copyright rulings prevail; UK business users of Google News will be licensed nextToday’s Copyright Tribunal ruling makes it clear that the UK’s copyright …

Citigroup Appoints New Japan Markets Head After Libor Suspension

Citigroup Inc. appointed a new head of its Japanese markets business as Chief Executive Officer Vikram Pandit seeks to rebuild in the country after receiving the third regulatory punishment in seven years in December.

Philippines woos Japan investors over infrastructure projects

The Philippine government promoted its Public-Private Partnership program at a gathering of potential Japanese investors in Manila, at a seminar organized by the Japan External Trade Organization. “Now is the time to consider taking advantage of investment…

Research and Markets: Japan Pharmaceutical Industry & Forecast – Focus on OTC and Prescription Drugs Market

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Japan Pharmaceutical Industry & Forecast – Focus o

Black Hat 2012 Europe Releases Event Schedule, Session Highlights

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –Today, Black Hat Europe , produced by UBM TechWeb , has announced that the schedule for the 2012 Amsterdam event is now live. Black Hat Europe 2012 will

Chinese automakers buy into Europe

Chinese automakers have returned in force to Europe, buying up brands and plants after early efforts to get a foothold in one of the world’s largest car markets

Latvian vote could make Russian an EU official language

Brussels (dpa) – The European Union could start speaking in Russian, if a referendum in Latvia on Saturday succeeds in making it the second official language of the country, the European Commission acknowledged on the eve of the vote….

China's Xi says EU debt problems are 'temporary'

China believes the EU’s economic problems are temporary and it will continue to support the bloc’s efforts to deal with its debts, leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping said Saturday ahead

Research and Markets: Global Biopharma Outlook 2012 – Major US and EU Pharma

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Global Biopharma Outlook 2012 – Major US and EU Pharm

Research and Markets: Organic Fertilizer Market in China: Business Report 2011

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Organic Fertilizer Market in China: Business Report 2

'Linsanity' a boon for NBA in China

The excitement surrounding New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin is providing a fresh impetus to the NBA’s lucrative China business in the wake of Yao Ming’s retirement.

UCD session provides tips for business with China

China – now the world’s second largest economy – has helped make Margaret Wong a millionaire, and she shared some of her secrets Tuesday at “China, The

Pay-as-you-go solar power lights up rural Africa

Pay-as-you-go products may be synonymous with mobile phones but a solar energy service in Africa is harnessing the popular business model to bring affordable electricity to the continent’s remotest communities.

Research and Markets: South Africa Uranium Mining Market Overview and Forecast to 2020: Trends, Fiscal Regime, Major …

Research and Markets has announced the addition of GlobalData ‘s new report “South Africa Uranium Mining Mark

Inflation in January hits 2.5% on high gas prices

Statistics Canada says rising gasoline prices sent the country’s annual inflation rate to 2.5 per cent in January, an increase of 0.2 percentage points over December.

Google’s Schmidt may sell about 2.4 million shares

(Reuters) – Google Inc chairman Eric Schmidt could sell as many as 2.4 million shares of the company’s class A common stock as part of a predetermined stock trading plan.

General Mills cuts ’12 outlook on weak sales

(Reuters) – General Mills Inc cut its 2012 outlook on Friday, citing weak sales volume, and its shares fell more than 4 percent.

Main Political Actors Prepare for Polls

[ISS] Algerians are voting in legislative elections on 10 May. Taking place against the backdrop of the ‘Arab Spring’ and political reforms promised by president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, it appears that

Atupele touts job creation plans for Malawi

Malawi presidential aspirant, Machinga north east MP Atupele Muluzi, has explained his job creation proposals as one of the solutions to the economic problems  the country is currently facing. Responding to President Bingu Wa Mutharika’s State…

I was determined to keep Air Seychelles alive – says President

President James Michel is inviting staff of the Air Seychelles to use to the maximum the opportunities that Etihad is providing, to grow and become strong airline professionals. He wants them…

Judge Constitutional Court in its context

PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma is clearly sceptical of the judiciary; that is not unexpected – in many democracies the executive is sceptical of the judiciary and ours is no exception.

Pendleton misses medals as Guo stuns Meares

China’s Guo Shuang stunned Australia’s Anna Meares 2-0 in the women’s sprint final at the World Cup Olympic test event, marked by Victoria Pendleton’s failure to medal here Saturday. Featuring the podium finishers in Beijing four …

China to crank up credit as lending, economy slow (Reuters)

Reuters – China’s central bank cut the amount of cash banks must hold in reserves on Saturday, boosting lending capacity by an estimated 350-400 billion yuan ($55.6-$63.5 billion) in a bid to crank up credit creation as the world’s second

How bright lights of Pattaya seduced Iran’s bungling Bangkok bombers

It was the week when rumours of a new war with Iran became unstoppable, when all the talk was of red lines being crossed and options narrowing. But it was to culminate in a bloody farce.

Stars mourn Whitney Houston at hometown church

Music greats such as Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder were among the family and friends who attended Whitney Houston’s funeral service on Saturday, one week after the singer’s sudden death.

Death toll rises to 358 in Honduras prison fire

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — A Honduran doctor says another man has died from injuries suffered the worst prison fire in a century, bringing the death toll to 358. Plastic surgery chief Dr. Juan Carlos Funez says 24-…

State Department Briefing on Global Climate Change and Clean Air Initiative, February 2012

A senior Department of State official gave this telephone briefing on February 16, 2012 regarding an upcoming coalition on climate change and clean air.

Illegal Immigration and the 2012 Campaign

Shannon K. O’Neil discusses the role illegal immigration plays in the 2012 U.S. presidential race and says the rhetoric does not always match up to current immigration realities.

Man Pierces Wife’s Eye – After An Argument

An argument involving a couple at Amasaman in the Ga West municipality in the Greater Accra Region ended in bizarre circumstances when the man allegedly pierced the…

Woyome Released On Bail

Alfred Agbesi Woyome, the businessman at the centre of the GH¢51.2 million judgement debt saga, has been released on bail, following his ability to meet reviewed bail conditions set out by the Financial Division of the Fast Track High Court. The bail was reviewed from GH¢54 million with …

Lioness kills zoo keeper at South African farm

A zoo keeper was killed when a lioness pounced on him after security gates at Johannesburg Zoo’s conservation farm were apparently left open.

Kingfisher Airlines crippled as a/cs attached for tax dues

While this latest account attachment has crippled the almost bankrupt airline’s cash flow, the fact that an aircraft suffered a bird hit and another had a cracked windshield on Friday further brought down its pruned operational fleet.

China shuts down around 1,000 factories over toxic glue

Around 1,000 factories producing leather goods in China’s Guangzhou city were closed during a campaign launched after four workers died from glue poisoning.

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