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Attunity Announces Million Dollar License Agreement with a Leading Communications and Media Provider in North America

Providence Business News took home three awards in the New England Newspaper and Press Association’s annual Better Newspaper Competition, including a first-place award for its 25th

Mystery over Saudi tweeter's NZ bid

New Zealand’s government has no idea why a young Saudi journalist on the run from religious authorities in his own country was trying to reach Auckland.

Centenary Bank Note Sale Sparks Hong Kong Buying Frenzy

Hundreds of Hong Kong people attracted by instant fourfold returns lined up overnight for banknotes commemorating the Bank of China Ltd.’s 100th anniversary.

Greece Fights to Win Aid With Pledges to Counter EU Doubts

European officials ratcheted up the pressure on the Greek government to deliver budget cuts in exchange for a second bailout as they insisted that default is not an option.

Across southern Europe, the 'ugly' Germany is back

While much of the current German-bashing is wild and unfair, there’s no arguing the euro is in a dangerous and unstable position

BCA warns on Australia's competitiveness

Council says Australia is losing edge internationally. 14 Feb 2012 7:37 AM

Apple testing smaller screen tablet: WSJ

Apple is testing a tablet computer with a smaller screen than the hot-selling iPad, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.The newspaper, quoting unidentified people familiar with the situation, said …

US bid to crimp Iranian oil sales to Asia stumbles

(02-14) 23:06 PST TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — American attempts to get major Asian importers of Iranian oil to rein in their purchases are faltering as allies South Korea and Japan give U.S. officials a

Russia to sell T-90C tanks to Algeria, Turkmenistan

Russia earlier supplied Algeria with 185 tanks in 2009 and Turkmenistan with 10 tanks to fulfil a 2010 contract.

EU leader pushes China to open markets, calls for support on Iran and Syria

By Joe McDonald, The Associated Press BEIJING, China – The European Union urged China on Tuesday to open its markets, act more aggressively on forcing Iran to negotiate over its nuclear

Angry Birds join Facebook, hope for 800M likes (AP)

AP – Angry Birds has joined Facebook.

A Defense Budget at the Crossroads

As the Pentagon attempts to refocus the U.S. military strategy toward Asia, the department is facing major budget constraints. Experts disagree on how to balance the fiscal challenge with the country’s national security priorities.

Democratic Republic of Congo president’s chief adviser killed in plane crash

The chief adviser to the President has been killed and the Finance Minister injured in a plane crash near the eastern town of Bukavu.

Peter Moore: 'I feel guilty I'm the only one alive'

The funeral of Alan McMenemy took place in a bitterly cold, rainy day at a parish church near Glasgow last week. His body was the final one of four British hostages in Iraq to be returned. The murdered security guard’s distraught father, Dennis, has accused the British Government …

Deutsche Bank Pays Less Than EUR800 Million For Kirch Settlement – Newspaper

Germany’s Deutsche Bank AG (DB) agreed to pay less than EUR800 million to reach a settlement in a trial with the late German media mogul Leo Kirch, German newspaper “Bild” reports on its website Monday, citing sources familiar with the matter.

China doesn't want to "buy up" Europe – paper

BEIJING (Reuters) – China has no intention of “buying up” a debt-ridden Europe and any help Beijing offers will be for purely economic reasons, a top state-run newspaper said on Monday ahead of a China-EU summit. While Chinese leaders have repeatedly expressed confidence in…

Tuesday newspaper round-up: UK AAA, UK bonds, Greece

Britain was last night threatened with the loss of its AAA credit rating in the most serious challenge yet to the Coalition on the economy. Moody’s, a ratings agency, last night said the outlook for the …

Greece calls snap elections for April

BRUSSELS (AFP) – Greece will hold general elections in April, the government said on Monday, hours after parliament voted through tough new austerity measures aimed at saving the country from bankruptcy.

Soil erosion increasing global warming threat: UNEP

LONDON (Reuters) – Global warming will get worse as agricultural methods accelerate the rate of soil erosion, which depletes the amount of carbon the soil is able to store, a United Nations’ Environment Programme report said on Monday.

Santorum’s Speech After the Minnesota Caucus, February 2012

Rick Santorum gave this speech on February 7, 2012, following his wins at the Minnesota caucus and Missouri primary.

Budget of the United States Government (Proposed), FY 2013

The White House released the proposed FY 2013 U.S. government budget document on February 13, 2012.

Saif will stand trial in Tripoli

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, who was the presumed heir to the toppled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, will be moved to a Tripoli prison within two months and then face trial, the chairman of Libya’s National Transitional Council

McClatchy Co.

The third-largest US newspaper company by daily circulation reported earnings that beat the forecasts, thanks to improved advertising revenue, particularly for digital sales. The stock rose…

Zimbabwe diamond miner gets 'watchdog approval'

International diamond watchdog the Kimberley Process (KP) has certified Zimbabwe’s Diamond Mining Company to sell gems from the violence-tainted Marange fields, state media reported on Sunday.The firm, …

Spain museum reveals second Mona Lisa

A SPANISH museum claims to have a second Mona Lisa masterpiece, painted by one of Leonardo da Vinci’s key students.

ETF Has First Drop of 2012 as Greece Slams Oil: Russia Overnight

The Market Vectors Russia ETF, a U.S.-traded fund that holds Russian shares, declined for the first week this year as concern Greece will derail Europe’s debt-crisis recovery cut prices for oil

Malaysia Defends Deportation of Saudi Journalist

Malaysia defends deportation of Saudi accused of prophet insult, says it is not a safe haven

Brazil "very likely" to choose French fighter jet: sources

Brazil is “very likely” to choose France’s Rafale fighter jet to refurbish its air force, government sources say, a decision that would award one of the emerging-market world’s most coveted defense …

French retailer Auchan eyeing India JV: report

MUMBAI (Reuters) – French retailer Auchan has held talks with Dubai-based Landmark Group for a possible joint venture in India, the Times of India reported on Monday…

Bird-Watching CEO Gupta Chases Returns as DBS Expands in Asia

Piyush Gupta, chief executive officer of DBS Group Holdings Ltd., Southeast Asia’s largest bank, picked banking over a passion for bird-watching three decades ago. Now his

Bird-Watching CEO Gupta Seeks Returns as DBS Expands in Asia

Piyush Gupta, chief executive officer of DBS Group Holdings Ltd., Southeast Asia’s largest bank, picked banking over a passion for bird-watching three decades ago. Now his plans for regional expansion are taking

World Bank's Bangladesh wildlife project

Dhaka, Feb 13 (IANS) The World Bank Sunday launched a wildlife conservation project here that will also cover three neighbouring countries, including India and Bhutan.

Is the UK Fueling an Anti-Business Culture?

John Cridland, director-general, of the Confederation of British Industry, told CNBC, “what we should be looking at is the underlying strength of those businesses and whether they give the UK platform for growth and what I’d like to hear from British politicians is an obsessive focus on

Japan Earnings Gloom Fades as Panasonic Paces Tokyo Rally

Panasonic Corp. had its best week in more than two years of Tokyo trading, following its forecast for a record $10 billion loss, showing some investors are

China’s Xi Seeks Second Front for U.S. Ties in Return to Iowa

Chinese heir-apparent Xi Jinping’s trip to the U.S. this week will focus on building relations with local officials clamoring for investment and export markets, expanding a second front for bilateral ties as anti-China rhetoric rises in Washington and on the campaign trail.

Citigroup Obtains Approval For Credit Card Business in China

Citigroup Inc. (C) said Monday it will issue credit cards on its own in China, as it looks to capitalize on the country’s increasing consumption power as well as expand in the world’s second-largest

US bankruptcy judge blocks CSX tax-refund bid

Feb 9 (Reuters) – The U.S. judge overseeing an Alabama county’s $4.23 billion bankruptcy case on Thursday turned aside an attempt by CSX Transportation Inc to get $1 million in tax refunds tied to…

GE holds dividend steady, analysts see December hike

(Reuters) – General Electric Co said on Friday that its board voted to hold its quarterly dividend steady at 17 cents.

Canada PM vows to ensure key oil pipeline is built

GUANGZHOU, China (Reuters) – Canada’s prime minister on Friday made his strongest comments yet in support of a proposed pipeline from oil-rich Alberta to the Pacific coast, saying his

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