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International News on August 9, 2012

  • The suspect in the Colorado theatre shooting James Holmes is expected in court on Thursday. The media is planning to ask the judge to unseal documents that is keeping a university from releasing details about its former student Holmes.
  • US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in Nigeria. She will urge the authorities to step up efforts to fight terrorism and clamp down on corruption.

  • Wael Nader al-Halqi appointed new Prime Minister of Syria
    President Assad appointed Wael Nader al-Halqi as Syrian Prime Minister Andhra News

    Digia to Acquire Qt from Nokia
    Digia, the software powerhouse listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki exchange (DIG1V), today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Qt software technologies and Qt business from Nokia. Following the acquisition Digia becomes responsible for all the Qt activities formerly carried out by Nokia Business Wire India

    SML Group Acquires CGP in USA
    SML group’s continuous expansion of its RFID ViziT programs reached another milestone with the announcement of its July acquisition of a controlling interest in Carolina Graphic Press (“CGP”) in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. The company has now become a part of the SML group. Business Wire India

    KBR and Shell Global Solutions Expand Hydroprocessing Technology Alliance
    KBR (NYSE:KBR) and Shell Global Solutions International B.V. (NYSE: RDS.A) today announced the expansion of their hydroprocessing technology alliance Business Wire India

    Intelsat Sponsors Satellite Communications Training at Pacific Endeavor Event
    Intelsat S.A., the world’s leading provider of satellite services, has announced it is sponsoring communications training being conducted at Pacific Endeavor, a convention that includes governments and non-governmental organizations that operate in the Asia-Pacific region. Business Wire India

    Shipping Carriers Evergreen, Hamburg Süd North America, Hapag-Lloyd AG, Maersk Line, Nippon Yusen Kaisha and Yang Ming Are First to Sign on to Port of Los Angeles Clean Ship Incentive Program
    Six shipping carriers have become the inaugural participants in the Port of Los Angeles Environmental Ship Index (ESI), an international clean air program that rewards ocean carriers for bringing their newest and cleanest vessels to the Port Business Wire India

    Media Alert: Procter & Gamble Announce Legacy Commitment to Raise Money to Support Youth Sports Through Our Partnership with the Olympic Movement
    WORLDWIDE PARTNER – 9th August at 4:00PM: At P&G we believe that today’s young children have the potential to be tomorrow’s Olympians. Through our partnership with the IOC we will announce our commitment to raise, a to be disclosed amount of money to help Moms now and in the future, help their kids achieve their dreams and play sports Business Wire India

    Trianz Appoints Joanne Mack as Vice President of Consulting as Part of the Expansion of Its Leadership Team
    Trianz, a global consulting and turnkey execution services firm, today announced the expansion of its leadership team. An important aspect of its overall growth strategy, Trianz has appointed Joanne Mack, Vice President of Consulting, to its leadership team and also expanded its US presence by recently opening an office in New York City Business Wire India

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