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International News on July 26, 2012

Israel would do everything to stop Iran from going nuclear, says its defence minister
Ehud Barak said that Israel would do everything to stop Iran from going nuclear Andhra News

Police officers in England and Wales fall below 5000 mark
Current police officers in England and Wales lowest in nine years Andhra News

David Cameron promises legalising gay marriage by 2015
David Cameron says that he would legalise gay marriage by 2015 Andhra News

Registration Opens for Singapore International Energy Week 2012
Registration is now open for the Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) 2012, taking place from October 22 to 25 at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. Registration is open online at Early registration discounts of up to SGD 350 are available for a limited period only Business Wire India

GE Healthcare Unveils an Exclusive 360 Degree Virtual Video Tour of London 2012 Olympic Village Polyclinic
Today GE Healthcare unveils a ‘one of a kind’ virtual video tour of the Olympic Village Polyclinic Business Wire India

Covidien Reports Third-Quarter Results
Covidien plc (NYSE: COV) today reported results for the third quarter of fiscal 2012 (April - June 2012). Third-quarter net sales of $3.01 billion increased 3% from the $2.93 billion reported in the third quarter last year Business Wire India

Dubai Film and TV Commission Outlines Strategies to Increase Local Production at First Board Meeting
The newly instituted Dubai Film and TV Commission, established under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, held its inaugural board meeting on Thursday, 19th of July Business Wire India

Rural Education Programme Emphasises Zero Tolerance on Hunting, Killing and Capture of Orangutans
Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) is pleased to announce that this week marks the start of a comprehensive training programme on endangered species conservation, with an emphasis on orangutan conservation, for the company’s employees, affiliates and pulpwood suppliers. Business Wire India

Asia’s Premier Retail Real Estate Leaders Commit as Speakers for 2012 ICSC Retail Real Estate World Summit in Shanghai
The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) today reported that several of the most noted, prominent and respected, business executives from across Asia have accepted invitations to present at the upcoming ICSC 2012 Retail Real Estate World Summit in Shanghai, September 11-14, 2012. Included in this distinguished group are: Business Wire India

Smartmatic Wins Election Services in Brazil, the Largest Market in Latin America
Smartmatic, a global provider of electoral solutions, has announced it has been awarded a contract with the Superior Electoral Court of Brazil (TSE) for the continuous preventive maintenance, testing and support services of the electronic voting machines during the elections. Business Wire India

The CompactFlash Association Invites Participation on XQDTM 2.0
The CompactFlash Association (CFA) has announced the development of the XQD 2.0 specification, sponsored by Sony Corporation. The XQD 2.0 specification will be developed in the XQD Technical Workgroup and will leverage the XQD 1.0 specification which was released October 2010 Business Wire India

Julio Herrera Joins Oaktree to Manage New Emerging Market Opportunities Strategy
Oaktree Capital Group, LLC (NYSE: OAK), a leading global investment management firm focused on alternative markets, has announced that Julio Herrera has joined the firm to manage a new Emerging Market Opportunities investment strategy focused on distressed and dislocated corporate and sovereign debt. Business Wire India

Octapharma Hosts Symposium at WFH World Congress on Meeting the Challenges of Von Willebrand Disease (VWD) Diagnosis and Treatment
Octapharma AG, a leading producer of human proteins for life saving therapies, has sponsored a symposium entitled “Meeting the challenges of VWD diagnosis and treatment- Which problems have we solved?” This symposium was held on July 11, 2012 during the 30th Congress of World Federation of Haemophilia in Paris, France. Business Wire India

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