Home » International News » 2012 » October » October 5

International News on October 5, 2012

  • Radical preacher Abu Hamza al-Masri, Khaled al-Fawwaz, Babar Ahmad, Adel Abdul Bary and Syed Talha Ahsan have been extradited to the United States from Britain late Friday. All the five were battling extradition for more than eight years. The five were facing a variety of charges in the United States.
  • The unemployment rate hits its lowest in three and a half years at 7.8%. Fresh numbers were released by the Department of Labor Friday which showed that the unemployment is at 7.8% in September compared to 8.1% in August 2012.
  • The Cuban authorities has released Yoani Sanchez, a prominent blogger on Friday. She, along with her husband Reinaldo Escobar and half dozen other dissidents were taken into custody on Thursday.

  • US unemployment rate at its lowest in three and a half years
    The new unemployment numbers boosts the chances of reelection of President Barack Obama Andhra News

    INFOCOM Invests in a Korean Company, UbiNuri, Inc.
    INFOCOM CORPORATION (JASDAQ:4348) announced today its investment in UbiNuri,Inc., providing application store services and publishing business through their platform. Based on this investment, INFOCOM will expand content business and implement social media services worldwide, mainly in Asian countries, in the business of mobile internet. Business Wire India

    BASD Urges Government and Business Action to Meet Rio+20 Priorities
    Today Business Action for Sustainable Development 2012 (BASD 2012) released A Sustainable Path From Rio+20: A Business Perspective Business Wire India

    PineBridge Completes Second Close of Mexican Certificados de Capital de Desarrollo (“CKD’) With Total Capital Commitments in Excess of US$200 million
    PineBridge Investments (“PineBridge”), the global multi-asset class investment manager, is pleased to announce the second close of its Mexican CKD of private markets funds on September 27, 2012. The fund closed with a total of MXN$2,681,250,000 (approximately US$209MM) in capital commitments. Business Wire India

    Cybex Promotes Women’s Fitness, Raises Funds for Breast Cancer Research in 4th Annual Pink Ribbon Run
    Cybex International, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYBI), a leading manufacturer of premium exercise equipment, has proudly announced that it will hold its Fourth Annual Cybex Pink Ribbon Run throughout the month of October Business Wire India

    Statement issued on behalf of Econet Wireless
    The High Court in Lagos, Nigeria, has dismissed an application by Bharti Airtel to set aside an award made by an international commercial arbitration tribunal in favour of Econet Wireless Business Wire India

    Comment on this story