15 Jun 2012

Coca-Cola returns to Burma after a 60-year absence

“Coca-Cola will resume business in Burma after a 60-year absence, following a US decision to suspend investment sanctions against the country.” Source: BBC News – Coca-Cola returns to Burma after a 60-year absence

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21 Apr 2012

Google execs, director Cameron in space venture

“Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt and billionaire co-founder Larry Page have teamed up with “Avatar” director James Cameron and other investors to back an ambitious space exploration and natural resources venture, details of which will be unveiled next week. “ (Source: Google execs, director Cameron in space venture – Yahoo!

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11 Apr 2012

A huge buried treasure in Mozambique

“Two companies, Anadarko of the US and ENI of Italy, have announced gas finds of over 50 trillion cubic feet (tcf) combined off Mozambique. Abutting the Tanzanian border, both Area 1 (Anadarko) and Area 4 (ENI) form part of the promising geology of the Rovuma Basin. And there may well

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10 Apr 2012

Simon Mann: A gun for hire, with conditions

“”We were the good guys!” he exclaims, leaning back with the sort of charming smile he adopted on the playing fields of Eton and the battlegrounds of African wars. Simon Mann wants people to know his days as a  mercenary were about morality as well as money.” Source: Simon Mann: A gun for hire, with conditions [501808886] | TheAfricaReport.com

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09 Apr 2012

Militants attack Egypt’s gas pipeline to Israel and Jordan

“Militants on Monday blew up a gas pipeline in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula that transports fuel to neighboring Israel and Jordan, a senior Egyptian security official said.” (Source: Militants attack Egypt’s gas pipeline to Israel and Jordan – The Washington Post.)

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08 Apr 2012

Syria suggests it might not pull forces by deadline

“Syria will not commit to pulling its forces from cities only to have “armed terrorist groups” commit attacks, a Syrian foreign ministry spokesman said Sunday as opposition activists reported at least 40 deaths in the restive nation.” (Source: Syria suggests it might not pull forces by deadline – CNN.com.)

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26 Mar 2012

Microsoft takes down ZeuS botnets

“A Microsoft-led operation resulted in the takedown of key servers associated with the infamous ZeuS and SpyEye banking Trojan botnets on Friday.” Source: Microsoft takes down ZeuS botnets • The Register

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