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Dec 14, 2011

LATEST World News, Dec 14, 2011


Global Coffee Market Prepares for Record Espresso-Bean Jolt: Commodities
Bloomberg
Global retail coffee sales fell 1.8 percent in 2009 amid the worst recession since World War II, according to EuromonitorInternational. Sales will increase 5.6 percent to $61.5 billion this year, the research group estimates. ...
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Bloomberg
Cold-Hearted About Warming: Conservative Media Deride Adaptation Aid For ...
ThinkProgress
Should any of these destabilizing events occur across borders, the resulting resource competition could possibly lead to international conflict. [NationalResearch Council, 2010] World Health Organization: “Areas With Weak Health Infrastructure” Are ...
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UK Unemployment Rises as Europe Darkens World Outlook: Economy
BusinessWeek
Policy makers across the world are raising concerns global growth may be slowing, with the Federal Reserve signaling it may need to ease policy further and Chinese Communist Party leaders describing the global outlook as “very grim. ...
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Rush for land a wake-up call for poorer countries, report says
The Guardian
"As governments own the land, it is easy for them to lease large areas to investors, but the benefits for local communities or nationaltreasuries are often minimal," said Lorenzo Cotula, of the London-based International Institute for Environment and ...
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The Guardian
AVMA details its international work
American Veterinary Medical Association
The figures are from a 69-page report developed by AVMA staff to address concerns raised early in 2011 by the Arizona and California VMAs, which questioned whether the national association was spending appropriate amounts of resources on global ...
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NAR conference: Seize the day
Manila Bulletin
Completion of the course will be your “gateway to international real estate profession”, giving you the unique opportunity to network with the elite 2500 CIPS designees around the world. Our hats are off to the prime movers of the CREBA-NAR Global Real ...
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Leading U.S. Abolitionist Groups Enter Joint Initiative to Eradicate Modern ...
Sacramento Bee
"It's hard for most Americans to believe that slavery and human trafficking are still massive problems in our world," said Gary A. Haugen, president and CEO ofInternational Justice Mission. "But it's not hard to believe for the more than 27 million ...
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Labor MP excels at the cut and paste of world travel
Sydney Morning Herald
Mr Thomson wrote that his trip "provided an invaluable insight into the economies of key countries in Europe and the US on a multifaceted basis with discussions occurring at national, state and local government levels, with industry and the finance ...
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Lorne Gunter: Durban climate summit was the right time to walk away from Kyoto
National Post (blog)
If the international climate treaty was ever about saving the planet from global warming, that ceased to be its goal long ago. As demonstrated by the final agreement signed over the weekend at the United Nations climate summit in Durban, South Africa, ...
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National Post (blog)
Slow Wheels of Justice The ICC's Disappointing Track Record
Spiegel Online
AP International Criminal Court Prosecutor Louis Moreno-Ocampo (left) has been accused of being petty and self-important. TheInternational Criminal Court has had to face a lot of criticism over the years, mainly directed at its prosecutor Luis ...
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Spiegel Online
UK Unemployment Climbs to 17-Year High Amid Euro Turmoil
Bloomberg
Policy makers across the world are raising concerns global growth may be slowing, with the Federal Reserve signaling it may need to ease policy further and Chinese Communist Party leaders describing the global outlook as “very grim. ...
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Bloomberg
Sabre employees raise more than £600000 for local charities through global ...
ITCM
“Our annual giving campaign is just one of the many ways Sabre employees demonstrate their commitment to our mission of Better Travel, Better World,” said Jennifer Barkley, manager of global community involvement for Sabre Holdings. ...
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Group Moving Forward on NM Ghost Town for Research
ABC News
Pegasus Global Holdings of Washington, DC, said Wednesday that its new subsidiary has contracted with Science Applications International Corp. to help it with site selection and in-depth financial and business analyses for the planned $200 million-plus ...
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The Global Note: Coming Home From Iraq…Panetta Warns Pakistan…China ...
ABC News (blog)
The Washington, DC-based International Justice Mission, a human rights organization that works globally to rescue victims of slavery and sexual exploitation, was chosen by Google to lead the efforts. It will partner with Polaris Project and Slavery ...
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News of the world in photos: Obama salutes troops at end of Iraq war and more
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Protest leaders delivered a letter to UN officials saying they demand an elected government and seeking UN monitoring of government actions in response to aninternational investigation that found numerous human rights abuses. ...
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Joint response: World Air Forces Directory introduction
Flightglobal
While regime change was brought about in Egypt without the major involvement of the local military in support of then-president Hosni Mubarak, the nationalmovement to oust Col Muammar Gaddafi from more than four decades of power in Libya was a longer ...
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Colliers International Columbus and Cincinnati Offices Select CoStar as ...
MarketWatch (press release)
CoStar COMPS Professional is the most comprehensive national database of commercial comparable sales transactions. Colliers International is the third-largest commercial real estate services company in the world with 15000 professionals operating out ...
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Integrating Energy Concerns into India's National Security Strategy
Journal of Energy Security
Diplomatic campaigns smooth the way for the international activities of India'snational oil and gas companies (NOGCs), which expend billions of dollars on dozens of assets in about 20 nations. India's externally oriented energy security strategy holds ...
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Singapore: Affordable luxury travel
Washington Times
Plan to spend at least one week in Singapore for shopping on Orchard Road, sightseeing, museum viewing and world-class eating. Family-friendly diversions include, the Asian Civilisations Museum, the National Orchid Garden with its 1000 orchid species ...
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Washington Times
DFC Global Corp. Announces Stock Repurchase Program
MarketWatch (press release)
DFC Global Corp. is a leading international diversified financial services company serving primarily unbanked and under-banked consumers and small business owners who, for reasons of convenience and accessibility, purchase some or all of their ...
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Mexico Seeks Senate Approval To More Than Double IMF Quota
Wall Street Journal
Reforms of the IMF's quotas and governance raised Mexico's contributions to 8.9 billion special drawing rights--an international type of monetary reserve currency based upon several national currencies--from 3.6 billion SDRs. ...
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Commercial real estate veterans relaunch NAI Nashville
Bizjournals.com
“Being a part of the NAI Global meant being a member of the strongest independent managed network in the world. We are able to bring our deep localknowledge of Middle Tennessee to our clients while also offering them the world-class technology, ...
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The Indispensable Choice: Eliminating Nuclear Weapons
Huffington Post
Hundreds of international figures in the Global Zero movement, like Gorbachev and Maslin, have joined forces in a last-ditch effort to pull the world back from the brink. It may not be too late if we can convince world leaders and the public of the...
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MGM Resorts International Employees Raise $4.6 Million to Help Charities ...
PR Newswire (press release)
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading globalhospitality companies, operating a peerless portfolio of destination resort brands, including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage. In addition to its 51% interest ...
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Dutch no-smoking drive takes a hit
The Associated Press
But like most global treaties, there are no real measures to punish countries that don't comply. According to the Netherlands' NationalOrganization for Tobacco Trade, Dutch consumers bought more than 4 billion euros ($5 billion) worth of tobacco ...
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The Associated Press
S&P Indices Launches Emerging Market, International Developed Low Volatility...
Sacramento Bee
Over $1.25 trillion is directly indexed to Standard & Poor's family of indices, which includes the S&P 500, the world's most followed stock market index, the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the leading measure of US home prices, the S&P Global BMI ...
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How Chinese Innovation is Changing Green Technology
Foreign Affairs
China's appetite for energy and jobs has made it a global hub for green innovation. Washington and the West will have to change their strategies to catch up. S. JULIO FRIEDMANN is leader of the Carbon Management Program at Lawrence Livermore National ...
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Foreign Affairs
Gay Rights Across the Globe
Huffington Post (blog)
Downs and other critics reject the idea that we can talk of a global gay person in the sense that Clinton describes when she said that "gay people are born into and belong to every society in the world." The critique is that by using terms like "gay"...
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Latest News | U.S. Global Leadership Coalition
By Melissa Silverman
Once upon a time, when major news events were chronicled strictly by professionals and printed on paper or transmitted through the air by the few for the masses, protesters were prime makers of history. Smart Power Shaping America's... Cuts could cripple programs that promote international understanding, like the East-West Center at the University of Hawaii, and decrease investments around theworld that promote global economic growth. The politics of partnership (Gregory ...
U.S. Global Leadership Coalition
IWS Documented News INTERNATIONAL: [IWS] ILO & MasterCard ...
By SBasefsky
GENEVA (ILO News) – The International Labour Office (ILO) and The MasterCard Foundation have forged a unique partnership to promote decent work among young people facing a worsening jobs crisis marked by high unemployment, working poverty and youth discouragement. The five year, $14.6 million “Work4Youth” partnership will increase the global awareness of the challenges facing young people as they move from education to the world of work. The partnership supports...
IWS Documented News INTERNATIONAL
WFES 2012 brings global business community to Abu Dhabi as ...
With global industry expected to play a major role in realizing the region's ambitious renewable energy agenda, the World Future Energy Summit 2012 has attracted an impressive line-up of international business and policy experts to discuss the ... Over 26000 attendees, including 3000 delegates, 650 exhibiting companies and 20 national pavilions, are expected to participate in the summit. ...Get Watchlist news alerts on industry or individual company news, straight to your Inbox ...
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Collective Action & Property Rights News: PUBLICATION: Land ...
By CAPRi
The conclusions of the report are based on case studies that provide indicative evidence of local and national realities, and on the ongoing global monitoring of large-scale land deals for which data are subject to a continuous process of ...
Collective Action & Property Rights News
News - Soroptimist International
The main argument was that sustainable development, more than any other challenge, can only be achieved through collective action – at international,national, regional and local level. The co-chair of the meeting made the following ...
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Arab world faces hidden AIDS epidemic | News | National Post
In an Arab world rife with social stigma, government inaction and often limited ...has asked the country's delegation to the International Labour Organisation to file a .... http://bwa.tube-news.com/?p=86 Secretary of Health Calls for Local-Global...
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University World News - SOUTH AFRICA: Local research on show at ...
Special Global Edition ... education proposals contained in the country's newNational Development Plan. CHET. FORD. University World News ISSN 1756- 297X ... at Durban's International Convention Centre, site of the globalconference, ...
www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story...
World War II veterans living links to history - News
The Official Newspaper of Daytona International Speedway ® ... By RAY WEISS, Staff writer send an email to ray.weiss@news-jrnl.com ... Global War on Terror –– includes Iraq, Afghanistan and other Middle East operations: ... as senior director of research and history at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. ...
www.news-journalonline.com/.../world-war-ii-veterans-living-...
Global Winnipeg | Lawyers challenge News International's 'rogue ...
LONDON - Witnesses continued to chip away at News International's claims that it didn't know phone hacking was widespread at its News of the World tabloid, with a former legal adviser for the ... Showcase Action, Showcase Diva, Global News,Global National, Global BC, Global Calgary, Global Edmonton ... Local News...
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Canada's climate change statement in Durban - World - CBC News
Canada's national statement at the UN climate change conference in Durban, South ... in Durban; Skip to supplementary story content; Skip to related newscontent; Skip to ... recognize that global issues like climate change requireglobal solutions. ... Our position has long been clear: we support a newinternational climate ...
www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2011/12/.../kent-speech-un.html
Helping Companies Reach Global Markets - San Diego, California ...
News 8 and CBS8.com is the local source for San Diego breaking news and top story headlines. Get the latest local San Diego TV news, sports, weather & traffic - KFMB Channel 8, ... Share Your Stories with News 8 · National News · WorldNews · Business ... Global Telecom Testing makes international research affordable ...
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THE DAILY STAR :: News :: International :: How the world ...
News, Business, Opinion, Sports, Culture, Technology, Entertainment ... theworld discovered global warming and international steps to try to address it: ...2001 – President George W. Bush notes the U.S. National Academy of .... Local News ...
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Global media accuse Iran over signal jamming | pennlive.com
Find the latest national, world and local PA news from the Associated Press. ...LONDON (AP) — Leading international broadcasters accuse Iran of increasing ...
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Guatemala News | At Durban Talks, Government Officials Fiddle as ...
World governments limped into the Durban talks with a new global economic ...Bickering has ensued over who will sacrifice competitiveness in the internationaleconomic system in order to ... The Chinese government released ambitiousnational goals shortly before the conference. .... The Local Coordination Committees, . ...
www.guatemala-times.com/.../2744-at-durban-talks-governme...
Global Calgary | Lawyers challenge News International's 'rogue ...
LONDON - Witnesses continued to chip away at News International's claims that it didn't know phone hacking was widespread at its News of the World tabloid, with a former legal advisor for the ... Showcase Action, Showcase Diva, Global News,Global National, Global BC, Global Calgary, Global Edmonton ... Local News...
www.globaltvcalgary.com/world/lawyers.../story.html
Biz forum had global appeal | Go Lackawanna, Scranton, PA - GL News
GL News. Tuesday, December 13, 2011. Subscribe to Go Lackawanna ...Abington Journal News · Stock Qoutes · Pennsylvania News · National & WorldNews · From the ... John Blake, D-Archbald, brought together representatives fromlocal ... billion annually, is the world's largest international trade relationship, ” Gillis said. ...
www.timesleader.com/.../Biz_forum_had_global_appeal_12-0...
Judge OKs release of $2.2B to MF Global customers | al.com
Find the latest national, world and local AL news from the Associated Press. ...AP NEWS. Latest local, national & international news from the Associated Press ... The judge overseeing the bankruptcy of MF Global has approved releasing $2.2 ...
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