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Oct 31, 2011

LATEST World News, Oct 31, 2011


World leaders aim to revive global recovery
Boston.com
One of the main ideas behind creating the G-20 three years ago was to expand globaleconomic decision-making beyond the North Atlantic axis to include more diverse countries. But this year's G-20 summit, to be held Thursday and Friday, is all about old...
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Doha deal could boost world exports $505 bln if revived -EU
Reuters
By Juliane von Reppert-Bismarck BRUSSELS, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Moribund talks for aglobal accord to open up trade could boost world exports by more than half a trillion dollars a year if they were revived and completed, lifting global economic growth by ...
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Skeptic finds he now agrees global warming is real
Atlanta Journal Constitution
(AP Photo/Paul Sakuma) The study of the world's surface temperatures by Richard Muller was partially bankrolled by a foundation connected toglobal warming deniers. He pursued long-held skeptic theories in analyzing the data. ...
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Atlanta Journal Constitution
Demand for sugar around the world driving up global shortage
New York Daily News
The world is facing a global sugar shortage. A growing backlash against high fructose corn syrup in the US, a rise in demand from emerging economies, and adverse growing conditions are contributing to a globalsugar shortage that's bound to hit ...
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New York Daily News
Nations worldwide honor many '7 billionth' babies, symbolizing global ...
Washington Post
MANILA, Philippines — She came into the world at two minutes before midnight, a tiny, wrinkled girl born into a struggling Manila family. On Monday, she became a symbol of the world's population reaching 7 billion people and all the worries that ...
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World Employment May Not Reach Pre-Crisis Level For Five Years
BusinessWeek
While the world needs to create a net 80 million new jobs over the next two years to get employment back to the level before the financial crisis in 2008, the recent weakness in the global recovery means only half that number will be created, ...
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Global Dignity and You
Huffington Post
Imagine what the world be like -- what would have happened in the global economic crisis, if everyone practiced one simple global golden rule -- dignity for all. Beyond basic competence and honesty, if every leader believed in and stood behind only one ...
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The ethics of a world at 7 billion
Washington Post (blog)
By Charles Camosy A combination photo shows six of half a million babies born around the world October 31, 2011 that will push the global population to the milestone of seven billion. The babies are from (LR, top to bottom) Venezuela, India, ...
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Global Superstar Justin Bieber and World-Renowned DJ & Artist David Guetta ...
PR Newswire (press release)
MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young ...
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Global health fund, China agree to cut $95 million from grants amid donor pressure
Washington Post
BEIJING — A global health fund and China have agreed to cut $95 million from grants for disease-fighting programs in the country amid donor pressure to prevent misuse of money and reduce aid given to the world's second-largest economy. ...
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World's consumers lose confidence as debt crisis drags on
Taipei Times
Global consumer confidence fell for a seventh straight quarter as 31 of 56 markets surveyed showed a decline, according to a survey by Nielsen Holdings NV. Nielsen, aglobal analytics and information company, said its survey of more than 28000 Internet...
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stronger dollar hurts stocks, commodities
Reuters
... chief market economist at Rockwell Global Capital in New York. Japan sold the yen for the second time in less than three months, saying it intervened to counter speculative moves that were hurting the world's third-biggest economy. ...
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Eni: Global oil demand up 3.4% in 2010; Russia leads producers
Oil & Gas Journal
Qatar confirmed its position as the fastest growing gas producer, Eni said, with output growth exceeding 150% between 2005 and 2010 due to the rapid development of theworld's largest capacity for LNG. In 2010, global gas consumption grew sharply, ...
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Dow ends down 2.3%: Stocks fall on MF Global, euro worries
USA Today
Earlier, the main point of interest in financial markets was the Bank of Japan's latest intervention to weaken the yen, which had hit a new postWorld War II high against the dollar. The strong yen has dented earnings of Japanese corporations such as ...
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USA Today
As world welcomes '7 billionth baby,' UN says empowering women is key to stability
Christian Science Monitor
There is every possibility [for the] global economy to cope with this [latest] addition." It took only a dozen years to make the leap from 6 billion. And according to the same projections found in this year's State of the World Population report from ...
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Christian Science Monitor
7 billionth baby born into a world of contradictions: UN chief
Daily News & Analysis
By Yoshita Singh | Place: United Nations | Agency: PTI The seven billionth baby has been born into a world of "contradictions" and the global community has to join hands to solve problems of inequality, and extreme poverty if this population landmark ...
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Global Prime Property Markets Record Weakest Performance Since 2009
World Property Channel
Based on a new report by London-based real estate consultancy firm Knight Frank, prime properties in the world's global cities were considered 'safe haven' investments by savvy minded investors for the past three years. Against a backdrop of sovereign ...
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World Property Channel
MF Global's Corzine bullish until the end
Financial Times
I get a chance to opine periodically about what I think the world should be, probably as much as I did as a senator.” But whatever the inquest into MF Global's demise throws up, any political ambitions Mr Corzine did harbour now look thwarted. ...
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Canada Trails the World as Risk Appetite Returns: Canada Credit
San Francisco Chronicle
... have been the world's worst this month, as rising appetite for risk prompts investors to look elsewhere for higher returns. Canada's bonds have lost the most of 46 countries in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch global broad market index in October. ...
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MF Global Saga Continues
Wall Street Journal (blog)
By WSJ Staff Financial exchanges around the world Monday took steps to address the uncertainty swirling around embattled broker-dealer MF Global Holdings Ltd., as it continued to work toward a potential restructuring after a frantic weekend of ...
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Animal spirits spook world economy until late 2012, says EDC
Canada NewsWire (press release)
EDC's global outlook expects that the world economy will capitalize on the current increase in underlying activity, and will continue to find remedies for the shocks and weaknesses that weighed down near-term growth. Momentum is forecast to increase ...
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AJWS Enlists 200 Jewish Communities to Observe 2nd Annual Global Hunger Shabbat
Sacramento Bee
... Jewish World Service (AJWS), an international development and human rights organization, has enlisted over 100 synagogues, 20 college groups and dozens of homes across the US to participate in its 2nd annual Global Hunger Shabbat on November 4-5....
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World Semiconductor Sales Dip In September
Investor's Business Daily
By JASON MA, INVESTOR'S BUSINESS DAILY Posted 01:49 PM ET Global chip sales in September slipped 1.7% from a year ago, but rose in Asia on demand for automotive systems as well as growth in mobile devices like smartphones, tablets and e-readers. ...
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Why the world is burning more coal
The Guardian
When the talks began half a decade ago, 25 percent of the world's primary energy came from coal. The figure is now 29.6 percent. Between 2009 and 2010, global coal consumption grew by almost 8 percent. South Africa may enjoy green plaudits for hosting ...
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Gates Foundation Names Dr. Christopher Elias to Lead Expanded Global ...
Sacramento Bee
... international nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the health of people around the world. "We are very pleased that Chris is joining the foundation to lead our globaldevelopment work," said Bill Gates, co-chair of the foundation. ...
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World leaders aim to revive global recovery | The Associated Press ...
By The Associated Press
World leaders will try to understand how the economy has swerved so horribly off its recovery track when they gather this week for a summit that will see a curious inversion of roles from previous meetings: Europeans will be asking developing ...
Examiner World RSS
Global Prime Property Markets Record ... - World Property Channel
By Michael Gerrity
Global Real Estate News Editions. Monday, October 31, 2011. Global Property Search · Residential News · Commercial News · Vacation & Leisure ... Based on a new report by London-based real estate consultancy firm Knight Frank, prime properties in the world's global cities were considered 'safe haven' investments by savvy minded investors for the past three years. Against a backdrop of sovereign debt concerns and geo-political uncertainty wealthy investors sought the stability of ...
WPC News Center
International Entertainment News: Global Superstar Justin Bieber ...
By EntertainmentNews
International Entertainment News as the business HAPPENS. International ... GlobalSuperstar Justin Bieber and World-Renowned DJ & Artist David Guetta Round Out the Impressive List of Performers at the "2011 MTV EMA". Global ...
International Entertainment News
Global News » Why Tinubu Robbed Obanikoro's Son Of His Mandate
By Global News
... to remove the local government allocation at will and give at will and give the chairmen peanuts. Recalled that Global News in one of our subsequent edition detailed how the former governor of Lagos State Bola Tinubu stole all the lands inLagosStatethrough a petition by a group known as Concerned Citizens of Lagos, this they know if they allow Obanikoro to rule the local government he would expose his illegality to the whole world. Categorised as : News, Politics by Global News ...
Global News
Merlin: Translation News, Services & Directory » Blog Archive ...
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Translation news | Google Translate to bring relevant news regardless of language — translated news | global world is like a village. Forum: Translation news. Topic: Google Translate to bring relevant news regardless of language ...
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CNNI Launches “Global Exchange” « Inside Cable News
By icn2
CNN International is expanding its business programming portfolio this autumn with the launch of 'Global Exchange', an hour-long weekday focus on the emerging markets looking at how emerging market news is framing the new world order. ...
Inside Cable News
BBC News: MF Global filing for Chapter 11
By BBC News
US brokerage firm MF Global files for bankruptcy protection after revealing £4bn of eurozone debt exposure. More...
the Benche | Your Financial Community
OECD sends warning to world leaders | Economy | News | Financial ...
Days before the G20 meeting in Cannes, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development urged leaders to restore confidence or face a major contraction in the developed world.
FP Top Stories List
The industry needs an integrated climate policy | Air Cargo World ...
By admin
If mutually acceptable climate program agreements fail to materialize and unilateral initiatives such as the EU scheme prevail, the resulting retaliatory trade wars between nations could create more damage to the world economy than global ...
Air Cargo World News
MMA stresses global entries for forthcoming awardsGoMo News
By Tony Dennis
The MMA claims somewhat modestly that its awards programme is the world's onlyglobal mobile marketing awards that recognize and celebrate outstanding achievement within the mobile marketing industry. Global is the word, however. ...
GoMo News
Politics this week | The Economist
Brazil hosts the World Cup in 2014. ... from the print edition | The world this week ...Subscribe to The Economist and get the week's most relevant news and ...
www.economist.com/node/21534848
Global news quiz: incoming soldiers and departing generals | World ...
Test how well you've been following world events over the last week.
www.guardian.co.uk/world/quiz/2011/oct/18/1
World's Best Universities: About the Rankings - US News and World ...
U.S. News & World Report's World's Best Universities rankings are based on the QSWorld ... Also, for the first time, there are global rankings in 24 subject areas: ...
www.usnews.com/.../worlds-best-universities-about-the-rankin...
7 Billion World Population Milestone Approaches - Global News ...
7 Billion World Population Milestone Approaches - Global News The Impact of the Millennium Developmen.
www.acei.org/.../7-billion-world-population-milestone-approa...
Global News: China Says Following U.S. Emissions Path Would Be ...
Global News: China Says Following U.S. Emissions Path Would Be “Disaster for theWorld” — Uhh, Too Late, Guys? By Climate Guest Blogger on Oct 27, 2011 ...
thinkprogress.org/.../global-news-climate-change-may-be-spik...
In The World Today… « GLOBAL NEWS NETWORK
-Israel releases 1000 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for 1 pumpkin pie. Day traders are expecting pumpkin pie to challenge the Euro until the holidays then ...
globalnewsnetwork.us/2011/10/18/in-the-world-today-2/
Global News | World population by the numbers
As countries around the world celebrate the 7 billion population milestone, Global News takes a look at the global population by the numbers.
www.globalnews.ca/7+billion+people/.../story.html
China: toddler run over twice. Why did no one stop to help ...
China: toddler run over by two cars is in the hospital. Some 18 people passed by her before a trash collector stopped to help, sparking intense debate over ...
www.csmonitor.com/.../China-toddler-run-over-twice.-Why-di...
China defines terrorism to win global support - Beloit Daily News ...
China's legislature authorized new guidelines Saturday to define and combat terrorism, inching closer to international practices as the nation grapples with a ...
www.beloitdailynews.com/.../article_4af02e35-3317-5819-99...
Latest developments in the global Occupy protests - News - World ...
Some of the latest developments in the Occupy protests taking place in cities across theworld:
www.bnd.com/2011/.../latest-developments-in-the-global.html

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