Daily Archives: July 17, 2014

Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Najib of Malaysia

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release July 17, 2014 President Obama called Malaysian Prime Minister Najib today to express condolences to the people of Malaysia for the terrible loss of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 i...

UN Chief calls for full probe into Malaysia Airlines crash

17 Jul 2014

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The Secretary-General has called for a "full and transparent" international investigation into Thursday's crash of a Malaysia Airlines plane.

Mr Ban Ki-moon issued a statement to the

Altair To Acquire Visual Solutions, Inc.

TROY, Mich., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair today announced its intent to acquire Visual Solutions, Inc., makers of VisSim, an innovative visual language for mathematical modeling, simulation, and model-based embedded system development used by scientists and engineers

Peabody Energy: Australia’s Repeal of the Carbon Tax Rejects Policy That Makes Energy Scarce and Expensive

ST. LOUIS, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today praised the action of Australia's Parliament and Prime Minister in repealing the carbon tax, which has hurt consumers via high electricity costs and damaged the economy.

"The Australia

Daily Press Briefings : Daily Press Briefing – July 17, 2014

1:27 p.m. EDT

MS. PSAKI: Hi, everyone. Thanks for your patience. I have a few items for all of you at the top.

In our effort to provide you updates on what’s happening in Afghanistan, today the Afghan IEC began

Joint statement by the President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, and the…

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Joint statement by the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, and the President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, on the crash of the Malaysian airliner in Ukraine

European Commission

Statement

Brussels, 17 July 2014

Joint statement by the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, and the President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, on the crash of the Malaysian airliner in Ukraine

We are shocked by the crash

ICAO Monitoring Loss of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

​The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) expresses its deep regrets following the loss of the passengers and crew aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. ICAO is closely monitoring reports on this tragic incident and is coordinating with all relevant parties.

 

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Ukraine says Malaysian airliner shot down, 295 dead

Ukraine says Malaysian airliner shot down, 295 dead Thu 17 Jul 2014 at 19:08 NNA - (Reuters) - A Malaysian airliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine by militants on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard, a Ukrainian interior ministry official was...

Mohammed Al Fardan Group Announces Joint Venture with Sustainable Wealth and Asia Plantation Capital in Bahrain

SINGAPORE, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mohammed Al Fardan, Chairman of the Al Fardan Group in Bahrain has announced a major joint venture with Sustainable Wealth Marketing LLC, Dubai, a subsidiary of Singapore based Asia Plantation Capital. The...