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Dec 30, 2011

LATEST World News, Dec 30, 2011

World stock markets end a tumultous year well down
BBC News
But which world stocks were the best? Not what people may expect. Calculated in their respective currencies, Venezuela was top of the class, with gains of almost 79% in 2011, followed by Mongolia and Zambia. Very few other stock markets ended the year ...
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World Almanac's 'Top Ten News Topics of 2011'
USA TODAY
On July 10, the top-selling tabloid News of the World, part of Rupert Murdoch's global media empire, shut itself down following reports of widespread phone hacking. The weekly paper had a reputation forbreaking into the voicemail and e-mail accounts ...
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USA TODAY
UK Bonds Prove Best in World as Cameron Sidesteps Stresses in Euro Area
Bloomberg
5, including AAA rated Germany and France, saying “systemic stress in the euro zone has risen in recent weeks.” The UK, a member of the 27-nation European Union and which also has S&P's top ranking, wasn't affected. Prime Minister David Cameron ...
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Bloomberg
Top 11 National & International News Stories of 2011
Long Island Press
OCCUPY WALL STREET MOVEMENT What began as a call for dissent by Adbusters resulted in a two-month-long encampment in Lower Manhattan that spread to a national and global protest against Wall Street and big banks' stranglehold on the world economy. ...
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Long Island Press
TOP 7: Best entrepreneurship programmes across the world!
Rediff
Kristina Vetter, an entrepreneur and student at INSEAD says about the programme, "In a globally interconnected world, INSEAD provides amazing international career opportunities, as well as a real edge in understanding and formulating global business ...
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Rediff
San Francisco Language Services Specialist Auerbach International Explains Top ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
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Top 10 news stories in 2011 in the Northwest suburbs
Chicago Daily Herald
On Saturday, July 23, 6.86 inches of rain fell at O'Hare International Airport, breakingthe previous one-day record, according to the National Weather Service. The downpour left flooded streets and basements throughout the Northwest suburbs. ...
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Top economy stories of 2011
Washington Post
These events, people and ideas shaped our discussion of the global and US economies this year. The debate over fiscal issues was fiery this year: It brought us to the brink of a government shutdown, threatened to throw America into default and was the ...
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Top US diplomat to visit North Korea's neighbors
CNN International
Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Kurt Campbell will "discuss a range of important bilateral, regional and global issues" during his four days in China, South Korea and Japan, the State Department said. ...
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Top India Sports Posts of 2011
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The Top Ten Rivalries in Global Sports – Ahead of the India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal, we took a look at some of the other great rivalries in sports. 9. India's F1: What Would Buddha Think? – Finally, a non-cricket related post taking a look at the ...
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Obama Has United the World...in Opposition to Bad US Tax Policy
Forbes
o From the Persian Gulf, the Bahrain Daily News noted, “A US law…has drawn the criticism of the world's banks and business people, who dismiss it as imperialist and “the neutron bomb of the global financial system.” The unusually broad regulation, ...
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Forbes
Deadly tuberculosis stalks Europe
GlobalPost
... to global-health experts in Europe, concluded that “MDR-TB is spreading at an alarming rate” in Europe and Central Asia, a region that includes the top nine countries in the world in rates of drug-resistant TB among newly diagnosed patients. ...
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GlobalPost
GLOBAL MARKETS-Treasuries lead gains in 2011, stocks suffer
Reuters Africa
Other top performers such as gold and oil were set to finish the year with gains of 11 percent and 9 percent, respectively. World stocks have lost more than 9 percent for the year, although a steady flow of encouraging US economic data allowed the S&P ...
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Global Citizen's Guide to 2012
NextGen Journal
Luke Lanciano is a political science major, whose love of politics is matched by his desire to see the world become better and more just for everyone in it. He has started a wind energy company with his father and written a successful grant for wind ...
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NextGen Journal
Where next for China? Beijing's big date on the world stage demands attention
Sydney Morning Herald
''Ten years ago when the last transition took place, it didn't really matter that much; China wasn't the second largest economy in the world, it wasn't the only major source of growth in a global economy,'' said Dr Geoff Raby, Australia's recently ...
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The Global Slowdown And Its Implications
Seeking Alpha
If the world economy slows the US will not avoid the effects. The US projected budget deficit for 2012 is $1101bln a reduction of $198bln from 2011. In this environment a worldslowdown would come on top of weakening government spending. ...
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Franklin Resources sits at top of Qantas shareholder register
The Australian
Apart from gambling, tobacco or alcohol companies, the global equities fund can consider any stock in the world with a market capitalisation above $US2bn. With such a large mandate, it is notable that few stocks Down Under have made a case for ...
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P/$ rate stands at P43.84/$1
Manila Bulletin
MEF, a global industry alliance comprising of more than 175 organizations including theworld's top service providers, is the defining body for Carrier Ethernet. During its recent2011 MEF Carrier Ethernet Service Provider Awards for Asia-Pacific, ...
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The New Civil Rights Movement's Top 10 International LGBT Stories of 2011
The New Civil Rights Movement
Uganda has captured global attention in recent years for the government's ongoing efforts to legalize state sponsored executions of LGBT people, albeit unsuccessful to date. David Bahati, a leading Ugandan member of parliament, noteworthy for his ...
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The New Civil Rights Movement
The dollar's long tail
Daily News Egypt
Yet pound sterling continued to be a major world currency until well after World War II. Even as late as 1950 — more than a half-century after the US had replaced Britain as the world's largest industrial power — 55 percent of foreign-exchange ...
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Leger Marketing Releases Global Barometer on Happiness for 2011
NorthumberlandView.ca
Four clusters of “Happiness” and “Hope on Economy” in 2012 The global poll by WIN groups the nations of the world into four boxes. The top box comprises nations that enjoy high levels of both “Hope and Happiness”. The bottom box of countries score low...
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Top picks 2012: Philip Morris International
MSN Money
However, Philip Morris International (PM) is one of the most solid stocks on the planet, and I think it can serve investors well. PMI's brands include seven of the world's top 15 names, including Marlboro, the number one cigarette brand. ...
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MSN Money
Asian football's top ten stories of 2011
ESPN
What do you do when you get within minutes of the 2006 and 2010 WorldCups and you are desperate for a debut appearance on the global stage? In their bid to qualify for 2014, Bahrain arrested some of their best players. Established internationals such ...
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ESPN
BRICs raise relegation risk for European soccer
Reuters Blogs (blog)
By Ian Campbell Global wealth is shifting south and east and the world's best soccer players appear to be following. Nicolas Anelka is on his way from Chelsea, the top-flight London club, to Shanghai. Samuel Eto'o, meanwhile, is heading to the Russian ...
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Top 10 Most-read News Stories of 2011
RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Peak oil is the point at which global oil production reaches a maximum and then declines. The speed of the decline is a key unknown and if it is relatively fast, the results could be truly dire for economies around the world. Read a recent follow-up ...
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What was your top news story of 2011? – This Just In - CNN.com Blogs
By Mallory Simon, CNN News blog editor
“This Just In” is CNN's news blog. This is where you will find the latest news and information from CNN's correspondents and sources around the world. We'll cover fresh stories big and small – stories that are breaking, developing or otherwise ...
This Just In
Global Demand for Hybrid Vehicles | Green News | Sustainability ...
By Richard Matthews
According to a 2006 study entitled World Hybrid-Electric Vehicles to 2010 globaldemand for hybrid-electric vehicles (HEVs) will grow twenty percent annually through 2010. Gains for these fuel-efficient vehicles will be driven ... The US, Western Europe and Japan will remain the top markets, with China catching up fast. The study reviewed market research, market share, ... Sign up to receive the latest news and announcements from us. Email Address. First Name. Email Format. html ...
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Xinhua Lists Arab Uprisings as Top World News Event of 2011 ...
By VOA
China's official Xinhua news agency is listing the Arab Spring uprisings as the top newsevent of 2011, closely followed by China's rise to become the world's second-largest economy. Xinhua published its choices on its website Thursday in a year-end roundup of the ... Ranking fifth was the U.S. Navy commando action against al-Qaida leader Osama Bin Laden, believed to have been the kingpin of global terrorism. Two stories from the continent of Africa also made the list, with South ...
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World News - South Pole 'miracle': Record heat, plus snow, on ...
By Miguel Llanos
First for breaking news and analysis: Compelling world news stories from msnbc.com journalists and NBC News' network of correspondents and producers. ↓ About this ....Yes, just like last winter was more proof of global cooling. 2 votes ...
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US stock little changed on Spain concerns | Pakistan Today | Latest ...
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China's official Xinhua News Agency reported the world's second-largest economy may face “downside pressure” next year, even though growth will be more than 9 per cent in 2011. The S&P 500 rose 1.1 per cent yesterday as data signaled ...
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True World Championship is Elusive | BloodHorse.com
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Summits at the summit: the Shard could host talks for world leaders ...
By NewsDesk - Christer Ornestad
It is 80% owned by the Gulf emirate of Qatar and has been described by critics as “a sharp piece of global capitalism” and “a latter-day pyramid celebrating the arrival of the Qataris on the world stage”. But many Londoners ... The worlds fastest growing newsagency - make the world much smaller " When major news stories published worldwide, you will find a "tweet" at mypress.se with links to the main source in matter of seconds. - Subscribe to our ... We offer the latest news on the go. ...
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FRONTIERPOST.COM | Latest news, Breaking news, Pakistan ...
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HONG KONG (Agencies): Oil prices hovered below $100 a barrel Thursday, with a report showing a jump last week in U.S. crude supplies countering concerns about Iran's threat to block a key Middle East oil shipping route.By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark crude for ... On Wednesday, the U.S. Navy warned that any disruption of traffic in the strait, though which about a sixth of global production passes, would not be tolerated. A Saudi oil ministry official said his country and ...
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Imperial overdrive: Red alert over Iran — RT
By RT
As Iran has become the target of a series of bombings and assassinations, the much maligned “rogue state” is merely the latest victim to fall prey to the world's real axis of evil, Adrian Salbuchi writes. Israel vs Iran · Reuters / Kacper ... The Private Global Power Elite embedded in major governments is dead set on imposing World Government on us sooner rather than later. Let's look at 12 ... It is not news anymore to say that the West will soon attack Iran, maybe Syria. They have been ...
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TGINF? Samoa skips a day to cross global date line - World - CBC ...
CBC Global Header Navigation. CBC.ca ... Major StoriesIn The News ... of Tokelau, will now be the first in the world to ring in the new year, rather than the last. ...
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Iran Threatening Global Oil Supply | Video - ABC News
VIDEO: The once GOP top contender has seen poll numbers dive as Iowa caucus looms ...
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FIFA.com - Goals, groans and global kings
In FIFA.com's latest stats review, we reflect on a week that witnessed the boosting ...returned to treble-scoring ways on Saturday in a record-breaking Schalke victory. ...last six appearances, form which has prompted talk of a possible international recall.... News. A year in photos: Fans in the stands » · Leaders toppled, new ...
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The Top World News Stories of 2011
I can't stress this enough: This was a heckuva news year. I mean, absolutely amazing. So when I sat down to pick the top 10 world news stories of the year, there ...
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Dear Escalator? Latest Kim Jong-il shrine is an escalator (video...
AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)... is believed to have been ...
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Nigerians optimistic about economic prospects | World news | The ...
Global survey of national moods finds that eight out of 10 Nigerians say they are expecting a 'year of ... The Guardian, UK and World news, User comments, Web ...
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Global honors for Jones Lang LaSalle - Arab News
Friday, 30 December 2011 | Safar 4, 1433 | Last updated at 17:54 ... Jones Lang LaSalle MENA has won top honors at the International Property Awards. ... At no time will Arab News attempt to alter the core meaning of a comment. 3. ...
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From 'Kate' to 'Global Warming': Top 10 Words and Phrases of 2012 ...
Kate Middleton, global warming and the Olympics will be among the top ... to currentword trends in global English being tracked by the Global Language ... Skip to Main Content; U.S. Edition Business News ... International Business Times. US ...
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Top 14: Bad news for Basque neighbours | Martin Gillingham ...
Home > Independent Blogs > Sport - Latest analysis on the Sporting world - ... Yoann Huget 300x225 Top 14: Bad news for Basque neighbours ... The incident made globalheadlines – the sight of a grey-haired man of pensionable age trotting ...
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Kim Jong-il's North Korean Photoshop funeral | News | National Post
Latest Business Headlines Feed ... Breaking News Feed ..... reality of Kim Jong- il's Photoshop funeral – National Post « World News « Direct Global Media ...
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