Category archives for: International

The Impact of Germany’s G20 Presidency on Africa

August 17, 2017//-The Group 20 (G20) is an international forum for the leaders from 19 advanced and emerging economies, as well as the European Union (EU).

Groupe Renault Signs New Joint Venture Deal in Iran

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France, August 10, 2017//-Groupe Renault has signed a joint venture agreement with the Industrial Development & Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO) and PARTO NEGIN NASEH Co, an importer of Renault products in that country.

Toxic Industrial Chemicals Found in 10 Types of Macaroni and Cheese Powders

Toxic Industrial Chemicals Found in 10 Types of Macaroni and Cheese Powders

August 3, 2017//-Laboratory testing of 10 varieties of macaroni and cheese products has revealed toxic industrial chemicals (known as phthalates) in the cheese powders of all of the tested items, according to the Coalition for Safer Food Processing & Packaging, a national alliance of leading public health and food safety groups.

Jeff Bezos Overtakes Bill Gates to become World’s Richest Man

Jeff Bezos

July 28//-Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has overtaken Bill Gates and is now the richest person in the world, with a fortune topping $90 billion for the first time ever.

Citigroup : Deutsche Bank Beef up Frankfurt Presence in Brexit Response

Customers stand inside Citigroup Inc. Citibank branch in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, March 5, 2013. The six largest U.S. banks may return almost $41 billion to investors in the next 12 months, the most since 2007, as regulators conclude firms have amassed enough capital to withstand another economic shock. Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Two global banks, Citigroup and Deutsche Bank , are beefing up their presence in Frankfurt to deal with the impact of Britain leaving the European Union.

New Global Fund Results Show Accelerated HIV Treatment

The world's deadliest Ebola outbreak hit West Africa in 2014-2015

Geneva, Switzerland, July 21, 2017//- Ahead of next week’s International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science in Paris, France, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria today announced new results that highlight accelerating progress in providing HIV prevention, treatment and care services.

Presidential Election 2017 Results LIVE: Ram Nath Kovind to be the 14th President of India

Mr Ram

 The NDA candidate beats Opposition’s Meira Kumar by securing 65.5% of votes; incumbent Pranab Mukherjee’s term as President ends on July 25 Former Bihar Governor and the National Democratic Alliance’s (NDA’s) Presidential election candidate Ram Nath Kovind is set succeed incumbent Pranab Mukherjee and become the 14th President of India.

Bill Clinton and George W. Bush Say Successful Leaders Have These 4 Qualities

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Former U.S. presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush at an event launching the Presidential Leadership Scholars program in 2014

July 20, 2017//-After all their years in office, former U.S. presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton have some words of advice for the leaders of tomorrow.

The UK Services Economy and Digital Trade

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July 19, 2017//-The Services Economy is crucially important for the United Kingdom. According to recent statistics, the UK has the highest services trade to GDP ratio of the G7 group of countries and the services sector accounted for 80 per cent of the UK’s GDP.

Saudi Dispute With Qatar Has 22-year History Rooted in Gas

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June 15, 2017// Saudi Arabia’s isolation of Qatar has been brewing since 1995, and the dispute’s long past and likely lingering future are best explained by natural gas.

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