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International News on December 3, 2012

  • Palestine president Mahmoud Abbas returns to West Bank after leading the Palestine state campaign at the UN General Assembly.
  • Russia and China urged North Korea to drop its plans for its second space satellite launch of 2012. Moscow said that the launch would violate restrictions imposed by the U.N. Security Council. China urged all sides not to take any action that worsens the problem.

Gulfsat Madagascar Picks O3b Networks to Deliver Affordable High-Speed Broadband Throughout Madagascar
O3b Networks today announced leading Telecom Service Provider Gulfsat Madagascar has signed a long-term capacity deal to provide satellite-delivered high-speed broadband and telephony services across the island nation of Madagascar. Business Wire India

Analysis of Independent Studies Finds Consensus on Gross CO2 Emissions From Tropical Deforestation
The Ecosystem Services Unit of Winrock International (WI) and Woods Hole Research Center (WHRC) today announced they have reached scientific consensus on gross carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from tropical deforestation Business Wire India

Toshiba's Shozo Saito to Give Opening Keynote at SEMICON Japan 2012
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that Shozo Saito, Corporate Senior Executive Vice President responsible for Toshiba Group's electronic components business, will make the opening keynote speech at SEMICON Japan 2012, on Wednesday, December 5. Business Wire India

Vitesse Brings Carrier-Class Networking to Cloud Business Services
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Pulsecom Selects Vitesse for Network Edge Ethernet Access Family
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Energy systems are still far from being sustainable, warns World Energy Council report
The World Energy Council’s (WEC) annual Energy Sustainability Index reveals that most of the over 90 countries assessed are still far from achieving fully sustainable energy systems. Business Wire India

Independent Commission Announced to Assess and Review the Role of The UCI
An Independent Commission, initiated by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and chaired by The Right Honourable Sir Philip Otton, will hold a hearing in April 2013 in London Business Wire India

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