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McDonald’s net income goes down

July 24th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, July 24 (IANS) McDonald's Corp. reported Monday a four-percent year-over-year profit decline for the 2012 second quarter as a higher US dollar and slowing global economy affected company performance.According ... Read more...

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U.N. confirms death of Hedi Annabi

January 17th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday released a statement to confirm the death of Hédi Annabi, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Haiti.“I am deeply ... Read more...

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India, Botswana agree to boost cooperation in agriculture, education

January 10th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Gaborone (Botswana), Jan.10 (ANI): India and Botswana on Saturday signed two Memorandum of Understanding to boost bilateral cooperation in the fields of agriculture and education. The two sides also agreed to set ... Read more...

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India to set up institutions in Africa, offer scholarships to 300 African students

December 7th, 2009 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
By Groum Abate Addis Ababa, Dec 7 (IANS) India intends to set up educational institutions and communication facilities in Africa and increase the number of scholarships for African students to study in India."We ... Read more...

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Over 40 Congolese rebels killed in air raid

February 13th, 2009 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Goma, Feb 13 (DPA) More than 40 Hutu rebels have been killed in an air raid in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the Rwandan and Congolese military said Friday. The armies, which launched ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe past ‘worst case scenario’: Red Cross

February 10th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Feb 10 (DPA) Warning that the cholera crisis in Zimbabwe had surpassed the initially estimated "worst case scenario", the International Federation of Red Cross Societies (IFRC) said Tuesday that it was ... Read more...

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India presses for quicker business visas to Africa

March 6th, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Ahead of the India-Africa partnership forum summit in April, Indian businesspersons have pressed for quicker business visas from African countries. The Indian side will take up the ... Read more...

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