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International News on July 13, 2012

Obama's campaign aide Alex Okrent collapses and dies
President Barack Obama's campaign aide Alex Okrent collapses and dies at the campaign headquarters in Chicago Andhra News

South Korea decides to stop its scientific whaling program
International community welcomes the move; Australian community terms the move as a big relief Andhra News

Las Vegas Police kill one and tranquilize another chimpanzee after they got loose
Two Chimpanzees go loose in Las Vegas. Police had to kill one and tranquilize another after they act aggressively Andhra News

Kofi Annan expresses shock at Syria massacre
UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan expresses shock at Syria massacre. Accuses Syrian government of violating his six-point peace plan Andhra News

Dead British Climbers in French Alps avalanche named
Dead British Climbers in French Alps avalanche were named by Foreign Office Andhra News

Train collides with truck in Johannesburg killing 19 people
A train in Johannesburg collides with a truck killing 19 and injuring 24 others Andhra News

DocuSign Raises $47.5 Million To Accelerate Growth
DocuSign, the global leader in electronic signature, announced today that the company has secured $47.5 million in funding from premier investors, public funds, and strategic tech-industry leaders. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers led the funding. Accel Partners and a large, global institutional investor joined in the funding round Business Wire India

Mary Meeker Joins DocuSign Board of Directors
DocuSign, the global leader in electronic signature, announced today that industry veteran and business icon Mary Meeker has joined the company’s board of directors. Business Wire India

smartTrade Named Best Liquidity Management System at 9th Annual e-FX Awards
smartTrade Technologies was named winner of this year's best liquidity management system by FX Week. Winners were announced at Tuesday night's award ceremony in New York. The e-FX awards are highly regarded in the industry for recognizing innovation and excellence across the FX market. Business Wire India

Oriflame’s WTA Partnership goes Global
Oriflame, one of Europe’s leading beauty brands, today announced that its successful partnership with the WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) is now to be global Business Wire India

High Recognition: Infineon Receives Best Supplier Award from Continental
Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) is one of the best suppliers of automotive solution provider Continental AG and its Automotive Group. It was therefore honored with Continental’s “Supplier of the Year 2011” award in the “Electronics” category Business Wire India

euroscript Ranked 7th in Common Sense Advisory 2012 Top 100 Global Language Service Providers and 3rd in the Regional Ranking for Western Europe
For many years now, euroscript has been ranked in CSA’s top 10 worldwide Language Services Providers. This year, not only does euroscript appear in this ranking but also improves its position, jumping up two spots since last year, to be ranked #7. Business Wire India

Quintiles Global Commercial Solutions Expands to Brazil
To help biopharmaceutical companies enter the rapidly growing Brazilian biopharmaceutical market, Quintiles has announced the opening of its Global Commercial Solutions business in Brazil, offering customized sales forces, market penetration strategies and product solutions. Business Wire India

HSBC Unveils Golf’s 2020 Vision
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SES Announces Industry’s First SAT-IP Converter Certification
SES (Paris:SESG)(LuxX:SESG) has announced the certification of the industry’s first SAT-IP converter by Inverto Digital Labs, a Luxembourg-based developer and marketer of consumer and professional broadcast reception products. SAT-IP is a new standard and trademark developed and supported by SES Business Wire India

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